Are you suffering from the OK, Boomers?

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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

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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, […]

Does your company have hemorrhoids?

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By Josh McAfee I want to talk about hemorrhoids. I know it sounds weird, but the reality is that every company has something or someone that’s a pain in the butt. It could be a person, process, or client. Who or what in your company comes to mind when I say hemorrhoid?  These hemorrhoids have […]

The Importance of Candidate Experience

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By Josh McAfee You invest substantial resources and time into attracting and identifying top talent. With so much going on in the marketplace, it’s incredibly difficult to get the attention of the quality candidates you need to fill job roles and grow your business. There’s nothing more frustrating than a wasted investment. I’ve found that […]

Case Study: How a small business can effectively spend recruiting dollars

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“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 […]

What you’re saying doesn’t matter if…

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By Josh McAfee “Your actions speak so loudly, that I can’t hear a word you say.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson It was something my grandpa also used to say and it’s stuck with me all these years. We’ve all experienced someone trying to tell us something we need to hear; but, because of their actions, we […]

Surrounded by Rockstars?

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By Josh McAfee Do you get the feeling that there’s always someone way more capable than you? Smarter or more deserving? Someone that has stellar credentials and superior accomplishments?  The good news is you aren’t alone. That’s called Impostor Syndrome and many high performers have it.  The bad news is that these feelings are likely […]

Case Study: Growing in a post-Covid world

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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

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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, […]