Are you suffering from the OK, Boomers?
By Josh McAfee Generational divides and tension have become a cliché. From “get off my lawn” to “kids these days…” to “ok, boomer,” there have been unintentional walls thrown up between people grouped together by the date on their birth certificates. Unfortunately, those walls can block us from finding talent or maximizing our careers. Recently, […]
How to Need Recruiters Less
By Josh McAfee What if I told you that you may not need a recruiter at all? That may seem like strange advice coming from a recruiting company, especially considering the job market. The hiring process has gotten complicated and competitive. Catching the attention of the good candidates you actually need is a daunting and […]
What are Recruiter Red Flags that companies should watch out for?
There’s good, bad, ugly, and everything in between when it comes to most things. Recruiting is no exception. From corporate recruiters to external agencies to executive search recruiters, you’ll find some are better than others. When companies find themselves short staffed and scrambling to meet the demands of their customers, they’ll feel the pressure to […]
How can CEOs invite more women into the C-Suite?
Collaborated on by Jane Gentry, Jennifer McKenna, Jessica Bowers, and Josh McAfee When you look around many C-suites, you start noticing that those executive chairs are mostly filled with men. Despite women being vital members of the workforce since the 1940s and being 50.5% of the total population of the United States, they only represent […]
How can Women build executive presence?
Collaborated on by Jane Gentry, Jennifer McKenna, Jessica Bowers, and Josh McAfee Since World War II, women have been actively contributing to the workplace. So why don’t we see more women in executive roles over seven decades later? After meeting scores of people, both candidates working on their career and business leaders growing their companies, […]
How to find ACCURATE Salary Info
By Josh McAfee It’s hard not to cringe when salary and compensation comes up in any conversation. Not only can it be a difficult topic, but understanding what is fair in the market can be hard to determine. Companies don’t want to overpay and candidates don’t want to be underpaid. You’d think you could Google […]
Case Study: How a small business can effectively spend recruiting dollars
“If you’re looking to maximize recruiting dollars, Humans Doing has the expertise to deploy efforts to maximize investment.” ~Phillip Naples No matter the size of your company or the amount of capital you have, you’ll have complicated hiring needs. Phillip Naples, Founder and CEO of Layr, knew that intimately. Layr provides a web and mobile […]
Should you write your own resume?
By Josh McAfee There are plenty of times where you need an expert. Someone with more experience and deeper knowledge than you’ll ever have about something. I definitely wouldn’t attempt to rebuild an engine or perform brain surgery. When you’re eager to find the perfect job, writing an eye catching resume may sometimes […]
Case Study: Growing in a post-Covid world
How do you rapidly grow a company that’s retracted thanks to the pandemic? It’s a question that CTO Eric Schrock and other members of Jvion’s leadership were asking by the end of 2020. Jvion started up in 2011. Their mission is to leverage AI to provide prescriptive analytics to healthcare companies. Organizations could use the […]
Life is simple, until you add people
Life is pretty simple, until you add people. That’s where things get messy and complicated. But without people, it’d be a lot less fun and you’d get a lot less done. Plenty of entrepreneurs find success as a solo act. They juggle everything within their companies and know exactly where each project or task sits, […]
Case Study: Its Like Netflix for Recruiting
What is six months of your time worth? That’s how long Mark Amick, COO at BCM One, had been on the hunt for a crucial engineering role. That was six months of juggling his own job with additional duties all while combing through countless resumes. Indeed and the other usual channels weren’t working like he’d […]
How Leaders Attract the Right Talent
Talent, talent everywhere, but not a one to hire. The pandemic has had an interesting side effect. With months of lockdowns, quarantines, and restrictions, people found themselves with time to spare and choices to consider. Those decisions sent ripples throughout the markets and triggered The Turnover Tsunami. It washed out talent pools and left company’s […]