Who do you wish to become?

. When you look in the mirror, what separates you from who you wish you’d be? This gap is yours to fill. Not to be let widen by your self-critic. “It’s a character I have always loved and been inspired by. Wonder Woman was a beautiful princess, but strong and independent. She took care of…

Are you kidding me?

. There are many ways to make a difference in other people’s life. Using lies or the snake oil stratagem isn’t the best strategy. A man was standing in front of a large map on the wall. Scratching his head, while holding a piece of paper. People were coming his way. Spotting one person, he…

When a job description is worth reading

  “We can’t seem to attract the right people with our job postings” says the manager. “Have you talked to job seekers to know what they want?” asks the intern. People love when something “captures their attention” and “talks to them”, not “at them”. Think of the last movie, advertisement, discussion or social event that…

When your funnel needs to be flipped

  “This candidate wouldn’t fit with our team” says the hiring manager. “With whom would your team fit best?” asks the intern. Talent acquisition and retention are constant struggles for, both, managers and companies. There’s work to be done, customers to satisfy, (financial) goals to meet and then… you have this seat to fill. Because…

A truth about an unspoken recruitment strategy

  Wanting to attract the right person for a job is legitimate. There’s a very popular strategy you should avoid though. Unless you love getting into trouble. “MRS ROBINSON, YOU’RE TRYING TO SEDUCE ME, AREN’T YOU?” Taken from “The Graduate”, this quote is quite similar to what crosses a candidate’s mind during a job interview….