Sourcing & Recruiting: Women and Minorities

FACT: We Can’t Find Great Women or Minority Candidates: Regardless of whether you have gender equity goals for your organization, the rationale for not hiring more women and/or minorities is often, “We just didn’t have a large enough pool of female and diverse leaders to consider for this position. We needed to fill the position as soon as possible, so we hired the best person for that role...
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Are Your Jobs Taking Too Long To Fill?

Are Your Jobs Taking Too Long To Fill? By: Richard Butz The Problem – Placing Blame: There is very little statistical data published about how efficiently companies manage their recruiting process flow. One of the first signs of a problem is that managers are complaining that it is taking too long to find candidates for their positions; the quality and quantity of candidates are not meeting...
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Why You Need Two #1 Candidates in a Tight Labor Market

Why You Need To Identify Two #1 Candidates In Today’s Tight Labor Market By: Richard Butz In the previous blog, we recommended that hiring managers establish at least two goals for each search: “Short List”: The recruiting team should provide 5-7 well qualified candidate or the “short list pool” of candidates to be interviewed. “Finalists" or Two #1 Candidates:  From this talent...
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80% of Employers Report Their Biggest Challenge is Finding Talent

"80% of Employers Report Their Biggest Challenge Is Finding Talent" - Indiana Chamber of Commerce, Employer Workforce Survey By: Richard Butz FACT: There is virtually no highly skilled unemployed talent! If you are: Unimpressed with the quality and quantity of your candidate pool. Feel you are being forced to select from the “best of the worst” rather than talent that is the “best of the...
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