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 […]

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 […]

How to find ACCURATE Salary Info

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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

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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 […]

Don’t be THAT candidate

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By Josh McAfee I’ve got some bad news. If you’ve interviewed with more than seven companies and not received any offers or even gotten into the last round of interviews, the problem probably isn’t with the companies.  I get it. Everyone dreads interviewing. There’s hours of prep work that goes into it and you rarely […]

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 […]

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, […]

Case Study: Its Like Netflix for Recruiting

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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 […]