4 Ways to Get Passive Job Candidates to Come to You

Keith Johnstone Peak Sales RecruitingBy Keith Johnstone, Head of Marketing at Peak Sales Recruiting 

In LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends 2017 report nearly 85% of talent leaders said that finding top talent is their number one priority. However, with five-percent unemployment, shrinking talent pools, and 95% of executives admitting to making bad hires every year, getting strategic hires right is only getting harder.

With arguably the fiercest competition over talent in more than a decade, it is more important than ever for human resource leaders to pursue candidates that are not actively “looking” but open to “listening.”  These passive job seekers make up approximately 75% of the workforce, but convincing them to ‘jump ship’ can be a challenge. Continue reading “4 Ways to Get Passive Job Candidates to Come to You”

Company Leader or Boss? The Attributes of Effective Leadership

Effective LeadershipBy Bob McIntyre, Insperity

Although there are several business leadership styles, they typically fall into two basic categories:  Leaders and bosses. Leaders generate a vision and roadmap for their employees that support the company’s goals, while bosses generally consider themselves supervisors or people managers. Most human resources professionals agree that employees are more likely to gravitate toward, or be inspired by, leaders who focus on the big picture and allow their staff to identify and execute the best strategies for fulfilling that vision. 

How do managers determine whether or not they are simply a boss or a true leader? Continue reading “Company Leader or Boss? The Attributes of Effective Leadership”

4 Questions to Overcome ‘FOMO’: Fear of Millennials in the Office

Peak Sales Recruiting Eliot BurdettBy Eliot Burdett, CEO of Peak Sales Recruiting 

Just when we figured out what SMH and ROTF meant, we heard the phrase FOMO and were back to square one. Thanks to Google, we could find out that it meant the ‘fear of missing out.’

Ah, you must hand it to Millennials, they are a clever bunch. In fact, they are more than clever.

The Forbes 2016 billionaires list  is littered with brilliant, young entrepreneurs such as Evan Spiegel (Snapchat), Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) and Daniel Fine, (Glass-U).

The impact of Millennials on the global economy and Continue reading “4 Questions to Overcome ‘FOMO’: Fear of Millennials in the Office”