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Aug 9

The “Real” Man Talent Crisis in America!

I have to admit, I’m not much of a  “real man”. I don’t know many ‘man’ things. I don’t fix cars. I’m horrible fixing almost anything. I have a lot of tools, but the reality is I usually cost myself more money by trying to fix something myself than just paying to have a ‘real’ […]

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Jul 30

Michigan Recruiter’s Conference – November 1st – Detroit, MI! Registration is Now Open!

The 4th Annual Michigan Recruiter’s Conference will take place on November 1st, 2018 onsite at the GM Headquarters RenCen in downtown Detroit, MI. Registration is now open for this event. There is limited seating because of space constraints. Only 250 registrations will be accepted! This event will SELL OUT, don’t wait! Okay – all that […]

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Jul 12

The Talent Fix Now Approved for @SHRM CP & SCP Recertification Credit!

By now I hope you know I wrote a book! If not, guess what I wrote a book! The Talent Fix: A Leader’s Guide to Recruiting Great Talent is a top-rated Talent Acquisition book on Amazon and the best selling book at SHRM’s Talent Conference (Top 8 at SHRM National, which was really cool!). Also, […]

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Jun 28

The Top 7 Rookie Hiring Mistakes!

One of my awesome recruiting managers at HRU (the technical staffing company I run) is in the process of making his first hire! It’s pretty exciting. Do you remember the first hire you ever got to make on your own? You get nervous! You don’t want to make a mistake, because you know how awful […]

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Jun 27

Your Weekly Dose of HR Tech: @Filtered_ The 1st Objective Tech Interview Platform

Today on the Weekly Dose I review the technical interview platform Filtered. Filtered is not the first technical interview platform on the market, but they might be the most advanced interviewing platform for IT talent that I’ve seen on the market. Filtered was built by engineers who turned into Recruiters, but decided to turn back […]

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Jun 21

What’s the difference between Recruiting and Sourcing?

I’m on the road this week at SHRM National and at The Sourcing Summit UK. Two very different groups. The SHRMies will be more traditional HR and Recruiter types that wear a lot of hats. The SOSUites will be very specialized in sourcing. I get asked a lot about what’s really the difference between Recruiting […]

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Jun 5

Your Weekly Dose of HR Tech: @Job_Adx Smarter Programmatic Job Ad Spend

Today on The Weekly Dose I review the programmatic job ad platform JobAdx. JobAdx is one of a handful of new platforms on the market that talent acquisition teams can utilize to run their own digital job advertising. So, first I probably need to explain a little about what the heck is ‘programmatic’ advertising.“Programmatic” ad […]

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Jun 4

I’m in Indeed Jail! Help me!!! #FreeTimSackett

Do you remember when getting stuck in LinkedIn Jail was all the rage!? I do! It was awful! There you were stuck on the outside looking in not being able to use a valuable tool you used every day to help you do your job. I’m in Indeed Jail! It’s somewhat like being in LinkedIn […]

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May 25

Skilled Trades Aren’t Sexy to Gen Z and Millennials!

Wow! Really!? Here are some other things that might surprise you: They also don’t hang out on Facebook They like Smartphones and using Snapchat You shouldn’t pee into the wind They think you’re old! No shit, Sherlock, that younger people don’t find the Skilled Trades sexy! I’m old. I was listening to NPR on way […]

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May 17

“In Transition” Isn’t Helping You Find a New Job!

I know you’ve seen this on resumes and profiles over the past few years! Someone is looking for work and they title their profile “In Transition”. Quick – without taking five seconds to think about, be honest, what do you think when someone says, “In Transition” on their resume, cover letter, LI profile, etc.? Put […]

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