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Talent Mapping for Executive Positions

2020-04-19T17:41:25+00:00April 28th, 2016|

  Talent Mapping: 3-Step Process Step 1: Populate the Charts The initial structure of the Talent Map can be assigned to a senior HR manager or market research expert. A list of all competitors and relevant source companies is first created. The names of as many key managers as possible will populate the empty organization [...]

The “Candidate Universe” Explained

2020-04-19T17:41:25+00:00April 27th, 2016|

        Passive Candidates (60% to 70% of Candidate Universe) The top group on the Candidate Universe Triangle are called Passive Candidates and these are generally considered the most suitable and desired for management positions. They have a history of long-term employment relationships and are mainly happy and successful in their current positions. [...]

Sources of Experienced Managers

2020-04-19T17:41:26+00:00April 25th, 2016|

  A manager's commitment and ability at continual candidate sourcing will be a primary determinant of his or her career success. Below we describe the various options for sourcing candidates in order of typical preference. 1ST CHOICE Recruit from inside Most of us would agree that elevating our own employees is preferable to hiring from [...]

Planning the Position: Creating the Job Description

2020-04-19T17:41:26+00:00April 20th, 2016|

The 10/90 rule is sometimes cited such that 90% of the time required to fill the position should be used for planning versus only 10% in execution. While this may seem extreme, the point is that the clearer and more vivid the position description, the greater the chance that suitable candidates can be recognized when [...]

Advancing Your Management Career

2020-04-19T17:41:27+00:00April 15th, 2016|

Most management people are hard-working and smart but often don’t have well defined strategies for their own career progress. They seem to put all their faith in their organizations to provide the right experience, guide them on training and promote them regularly. Over the past couple decades this strategy has worked for many people. Fast [...]

The future looks bright for IT workers

2020-04-19T17:41:28+00:00April 13th, 2016|

A very accurate article from, if you haven't read it yet, take the time now. The IT skills gap and talent shortage remains an ongoing business challenge as technology becomes the cornerstone of nearly every industry. That shift means there is a bigger demand for tech pros with specific skill sets; and companies are [...]

4 Video Strategies To Help You Recruit the Best Talent

2020-04-19T17:41:28+00:00April 12th, 2016|

A Great article from ! Here are four video recruiting strategies organizations need to start employing to attract and hire today’s top talent: 1. Company culture videos One of the easiest ways for organizations to integrate video into their recruiting strategies is to show candidates why the organization is great instead of telling them. According [...]