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 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, […]

Should you fire your employer?

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By Josh McAfee Sometimes comfortable is a bad thing. I find that people who get comfortable in a situation often stop looking for opportunities to grow. They’ll settle into what they do and often settle for less than they should.  If you find yourself in that situation, then you’re capable of doing more. That’s assuming […]

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 […]

It’s not a labor shortage…

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By Josh McAfee   For the past year, every day, all day, I hear company leaders, social media talking heads, and news outlets talking about the “labor shortage.” I believe they are coming at it from the wrong angle.    There’s a hidden opportunity when we start thinking about hiring as a competition versus just […]

Should you write your own resume?

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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

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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 […]

8 reasons you’re not getting the job offer you want

By Josh McAfee & Maurice Morgan You can put a lot of time and effort into a job hunt. From writing the perfect resume to polishing your online image, there’s a lot that goes into preparing before you ever send an application. After all that effort, you’re rewarded with the elation/dread of the interview.  Interviewing […]

What secrets are your recruiters keeping?

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It’s never been more costly or time consuming to recruit good talent. Are you getting the most bang for your buck? Recruiting can get expensive quickly and that price tag has only gotten higher with increased competition for the limited supply of great candidates (there are always bad one’s available). Whether it’s done internally or […]