The good, the bad, and the ugly of recruiting — and five components of success.

I have been involved with recruiting for more than 30 years and have never before seen a disruption in recruiting (and HR and leadership practices) as serious as the one in the past tumultuous year. I led recruiting and human…

What recruiters can learn from #blacklivesmatter

Video evidence of police brutality, the Black Lives Matter protests, and recent discussions on social media have raised the nation’s consciousness. These events have also challenged recruiters and hiring managers to rethink their hiring practices. The bad news is that…

Do you trust your gut too much when hiring?

Highly regarded CEOs such as Steve Jobs, Larry Page, and Jack Welch have said the most critical decisions made by leaders is whom they hire. Should you leave such important decisions to your gut? Unfortunately, too many leaders do, and…