7 Secrets to Boost Your Productivity

You can have the greatest attitude, a strong telephone presence, and the best recruiting and client development skills. But if you lack strong work habits, you are destined to failure. Work habits are comprised of the following seven components: 1. The Plan The plan is how you are budgeting your time. Your time is fixed…

​Top Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

Making mistakes is part of the learning curve for every startup. You can fix errors without having to change too much of your business. However, some mistakes are a big deal and can negatively impact your business. Seemingly innocent gaffes can certainly be red flags to potential investors. Worst still, as an entrepreneur, they can…

40 Quick Recruiting Tips for that Next Successful Hire

Whether you’re a large business with a team of recruiters, or a small startup flying solo on that role, it’s important to keep up on the constantly-changing trends happening in the recruiting space. Today’s recruiting environment includes more jobs to fill, a need for clearly described incentives, hiring for culture, investing in talent, and being…

3 Laws for Searching LinkedIn Data

There are plenty of forums that give specific examples on how to use Google search strings to find almost any type of data, including contact information. While I will give some search string examples, I’m going to teach you how to think about search. Knowing how to think about search will outlast any example. There…

7 Simple Steps to Boost Your Confidence

You need confidence when you deal with high-level decision makers, strong candidates, and even stronger gatekeepers. If you don’t sound like you have it, they won’t even take your call. And if you do get through, they’ll think you’re an amateur. Have you ever heard a mousy recruiter on the phone? It’s so sad and…

3 Big Recruiting Questions Answered by Industry Experts

The recruiting industry is constantly changing and evolving, as I learned in a recent Jobscience webinar. To keep track of these trends, RingLead’s partner company in the recruiting space, Broadlook Technologies, joined a webinar panel with JobScience, as well as many other great recruiting companies, to discuss the recruiting trends topic. The webinar was moderated…

A Strategy to Improve the Staffing Process

Over the last few weeks. I have been asked about the process I use to improve the staffing process or staffing lifecycle. The process is called “Lean.” While this is similar to the Lean used in lean manufacturing, or the Lean used in project management, the terminology is a little different. Instead of expenditures, for…