Blog: Talent Acquisition

No Such Thing as a Millennial Anymore

Bob Wiesner | Feb 17, 2016

Millennials probably comprise about half your workforce right now.  More if you’re in the advertising, social or tech space. The Millennial cohort is probably...

Do Candidates Still Love You AFTER the Interview?

Bob Wiesner | Sep 07, 2015

Of course we judge candidates very quickly during an interview.  This isn’t the post where I’m going to argue the merits of this reality....

You’re Hiring for the Wrong Attributes

Bob Wiesner | Jul 06, 2015

As an HR director and generalist, I repeatedly saw senior line managers make this fatal mistake when discussing open job reqs.  They would place...

Four Steps to Get the Company Mission Right

Bob Wiesner | Dec 09, 2014

  It’s amazing.  With millions of words written about mission statements, there are still agencies and professional services firms who can’t get it right....

Onboarding or Just Boring?

Bob Wiesner | Apr 03, 2013

I’ve had a chance to observe onboarding processes at many different organizations.   If you compared these processes, you’d never believe they were all...

Great Players Need Great Coaches

Bob Wiesner | Jan 18, 2013

  This is a great article on the importance of creating an environment where strong performers can actually perform to the level of their...

The Culture Club

Bob Wiesner | Sep 27, 2012

  This excellent article from Fast Company – How to Keep Company Culture Alive During Growing Pains – is must-reading for all leaders of...

Talent Retention and the Talent Crisis

Bob Wiesner | Aug 01, 2012

    As depressing as unemployment statistics can be, there is evidence that many industries are actually finding it difficult to hire skilled workers....

Interviewing for Insights

Bob Wiesner | Jun 03, 2012

Very important comment by Mike Sheehan in Sunday’s New York Times business section.   In it, he says candidates need to be able to “turn observations...