Best Recruiting Practices

6 Commercial Recruiting Tools to Lower Cost and Speed Hiring NOW

6 Commercial Recruiting Tools to Lower Cost and Speed Hiring NOW

  6 COMMERCIAL RECRUITING TOOLS TO LOWER COST AND SPEED HIRING NOW There are many new recruiting tools on the market today that can help make the recruitment life cycle faster and cheaper.

The Value of Developing a Local Talent Pool

The Value of Developing a Local Talent Pool

If you have hard to fill and recurring positions (2+ within 18 months or ongoing) there exists a strong argument to develop your own local talent pool. The value of developing a local talent pool is better candidates – faster hires – 50+% savings. 

8 Tips for Successful Recruitment

8 Tips for Successful Recruitment

Every company can be more successful in their recruiting efforts if they follow these tips. 8 Tips for Successful Recruitment

Two Google Tools to Help Organize Recruiting and Hiring

Two Google Tools to Help Organize Recruiting and Hiring

Two  Google Tools to Help Organize Recruiting and Hiring Recent advances in the Google apps spreadsheet application called SHEETS can be utilize by recruiting teams in hiring managers too much advantage.  If you are not using an applicant tracking system (ATS), you should be using a tool like Sheets and literally everyone involved with recruiting […]

Building a Better PeopleSoft Operation

Building a Better PeopleSoft Operation

  HOW TO RECRUIT BETTER PEOPLE AT A LOWER COST Every enterprise IT organization should be staffed with the best team oriented, intelligent, motivated, and skilled professionals that can be afforded.  This challenging task can be made easier with some suggestions noted below. One of the most important tasks of every enterprise IT manager is […]

Tips for Hiring KEY People

Tips for Hiring KEY People

Do you have difficulty in recruiting and hiring talent for your KEY Positions? How do you find the talent you need when you need it and do so in an  effective manner?  HINT: it isn’t with job boards. 

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Atlanta Tech Community

4 Keys to Writing a Better Resume

4 Keys to Writing a Better Resume

This post was written for a specific client but offers suggestions that will be helpful for most resumes Writing a Better Resume for a job with Georgia Tech Research Institute The Georgia Tech research Institute is a world-class applied research organization hiring engineers, developers, and scientists to perform important work and further the goals of […]

Atlanta as a Startup’s Opportunity Hub

Atlanta as a Startup’s Opportunity Hub

Atlanta and Georgia Targets Startup Growth : Atlanta as a Startup’s Opportunity Hub I attended TAG Entrepreneurs Presentation” Micro Angels, Startups, Acceleration, Exits” last Thursday 6/5/14 11:30 – 1 pm.  Here is my review.

Atlanta Big Nerd Ranch Culture of Learning

Atlanta Big Nerd Ranch Culture of Learning

Today 3/6/14 Thursday  TAG Entrepreneurs and Featured Speakers Presents Charles Brian Quinn, CEO, Big Nerd Ranch (BNR) on the “Culture of Learning”  Held 11:30 am to 1 pm at Hodges Room in the Centergy Building 75 Fifth Street NW near Georgia Tech. There were about 50 people in attendance. There was a good networking opportunity […]

Watson – How Big Data Is Changing Healthcare

Watson – How Big Data Is Changing Healthcare

5/23/13  7:30 – 10 am in the UPS Auditorium at 55 Glenlake Pkwy NE  Atlanta, GA 30328 . About 300 people were in attendance This presentation was basically about IBM’s Watson.

TAG-Ed Event Review 11/27/12

TAG-Ed Event Review 11/27/12

Out of curiosity I attended this TAG event which showcased several of the local intern, co-op and specialty programs in the local community. The event was held at Jabian Consulting headquarters ( 1117 Perimeter Center West, Atlanta, GA 30338 ) and was nicely attended with about 30 service providers and 30+ attendees. My attendance allowed […]

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TAG Go to Orientation Review

On Wednesday 10/26/12 I attended the TAG Orientation meeting which is held several times per year. This was a very good meeting and I recommend anyone that is a member of TAG or is considering joining to attend the next time it’s offered. I attended even though I’ve been a TAG member from many years and […]

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PeopleSoft & Oracle

Building a Better PeopleSoft Operation

Building a Better PeopleSoft Operation

  HOW TO RECRUIT BETTER PEOPLE AT A LOWER COST Every enterprise IT organization should be staffed with the best team oriented, intelligent, motivated, and skilled professionals that can be afforded.  This challenging task can be made easier with some suggestions noted below. One of the most important tasks of every enterprise IT manager is […]

Anatomy of a Successful Search

Anatomy of a Successful Search

A successful recruiting project starts with a thorough understanding of the need and what is required for the candidate’s success as an employee. Start with a good talent pool and then evaluate fit for both parties along the way. What should result is a clear decision that a job and candidate are right for each […]

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Hiring Fast Can Be A Mistake

Hiring Fast Can Be A Mistake

WARNING: Hiring the first PeopleSoft candidate you like can be hazardous to your TEAM’s health. Have you ever had difficulty in making a good PeopleSoft hire? Do you look forward to your next chance to add talent? Many managers have trouble hiring great PeopleSoft talent and find the whole process very disruptive to their daily […]

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Consulting Growth Strategy

Consulting Growth Strategy

The Value of a Strategic Talent Program The PeopleSoft Consulting marketplace just like many other consulting markets is mature but still offers significant business opportunities to consulting organizations that have a strategic Talent program in place. Here is why: The 3 factors that affect your growth and profitability can all be addressed by a strategic […]

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Benchmarking PeopleSoft Talent

Benchmarking PeopleSoft Talent

  Benchmarking PeopleSoft and other Hires The manager’s best chance to improve his lot occurs when he has the opportunity to hire someone. It is at that time that he can bring in new intelligence, motivation, excitement, ideas and skills to address important issues. Every hiring opportunity should be jumped at with the intent of […]

By September 12, 2012 Read More →

Better Teams

Building Innovation Teams

Building Innovation Teams

Want to take your great idea to solve a real business problem to the next level and innovate a solution? Below is a blueprint of the team you need to do it. Great companies are not built by one person alone but require a coherent Team effort. And nowhere is forming the right team more […]

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Are Your Customers on Your Team?

By Dr. Janice Presser For your organization, every person and every advisor you need to hire represents a critical commitment of your company’s available time and cash. In essence, you trade those resources for the knowledge and skill (intellectual assets), contacts (social capital), and the pure energy, ideas, and actions you expect that person to […]

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Identifying Teamability in Your Candidates…and Why You Should Care

repeat from Recruiting Trends 3/16/2012 Here’s something big to think about…. How many times have organizations focused on hiring ‘the best and the brightest’ people, and how many times have those people failed? According to a recent three-year study by Leadership IQ, 46% of new hires were deemed failures within 18 months, and only 19% […]

By March 16, 2012 Read More →
Turn Around a Team without Firing

Turn Around a Team without Firing

In a nutshell: It is possible for the manager to improve a team’s performance without firing by working to align the team member’s ROLES with responsibilities and making sure that all the proper ROLES are present to accomplish your mission. This article will describe how. Turn around a team without firing? I read an interesting […]

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Building a High Performance IT Team

Building a High Performance IT Team

As a veteran search consultant I’ve always thought that teams could be improved by just hiring more talented. I’d don’t believe this is true today because the dynamics in the workplace have evolved to being more collaborative and team oriented. The managers who wants to craft a better team must continue to hire strong skillsets […]

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TGI Teamability Report and Your Role on a Team

TGI Teamability Report and Your Role on a Team

The Teamability Report is a new tool to help the manager craft and manage a better team AND for you to make sure your career and life choices can be more productive and satisfying. Today almost everything we do is team related even when we don’t recognize it.

By February 9, 2012 Read More →

Career Tools

4 Keys to Writing a Better Resume

4 Keys to Writing a Better Resume

This post was written for a specific client but offers suggestions that will be helpful for most resumes Writing a Better Resume for a job with Georgia Tech Research Institute The Georgia Tech research Institute is a world-class applied research organization hiring engineers, developers, and scientists to perform important work and further the goals of […]

Career choices if money didn’t matter

Career choices if money didn’t matter

What would be your career choices if money didn’t matter. This video was put together by another Vimeo fan but the words are Alan Watts’. Listen to the words and keep them in mind while you make your career choices and/ or hiring choices. Do you love your job? Do you like your job? Do […]

Peoplesoft Developer’s Career Progression

Peoplesoft Developer’s Career Progression

PeopleSoft Developer career progression is straightforward and can be described by the Developer’s Pyramid below. To get exposure to a greater range of opportunities the developer needs to continue to improve their skills and always perform as a dependable and wise employee. Moving up the pyramid from a skill perspective offers more choices and should […]

10 Career Goals

10 Career Goals

    Below are 10 things you can do to advance your career this year and some help if you need it. It’s all about knowing where you are today, contributing more, adding some marketable skills and in general making a better you. Career Goals forthis year and beyond 1. Update your resume- Your resume […]

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Other Recent Posts

SOLUTION FOR TECH TALENT SHORTAGE

SOLUTION FOR TECH TALENT SHORTAGE

I frequently hear comments from managers that there is a shortage of technical talent and that this is going to be a problem for America’s future. Most Americans recognize that the long term solution is to put a much greater emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculum early in our public schools and […]

By September 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
TAG Rural Sourcing with Monty Hamilton

TAG Rural Sourcing with Monty Hamilton

This TAG luncheon event held at Pampas Steakhouse in Alpharetta, GA 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Nov 15, 2012.  The event was packed with about 60 attendees, started and finished on time, and we were provide with choice and a delicious meal. Monty  Hamilton  ( www.linkedin.com/in/montyhamilton ) CEO of Rural Sourcing describes the company : […]

By November 16, 2012 Read More →
TAG Atlanta Gaming Industry

TAG Atlanta Gaming Industry

On Wed 10/10/12 I attended a TAG Entertainment Society presentation by Blake Lewin entitled, ” Video Games: Art, Sport or Social Distraction?” This event was appropriately held at the Woodruff Arts Center with about 25 interested people attending. Is gaming or next darling industry? Below is some of what I learned about the  Atlanta Gaming […]

By October 12, 2012 Read More →