Four Steps to a Successful TA Program - Relationship Hiring

KC Donovan

If you've had hiring as part of your job, who were your best hires?

Weren’t they the ones from your little black book or Rolodex that you were waiting for just the “right” opportunity to hire? Certainly not the ones that had already fallen from the tree! Obviously, the people we already know, or those referred to us by people we absolutely trust, are the very best. We know what to expect from them and what they will do once they get on board. 

Then the time comes when you've crossed all the names off in your black book and you have to hire your first employee that is a total stranger. 

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Topics: talent engagement, talent network, relationship hiring

A Talent Network for Angels

KC Donovan

One of the most beloved movies of all time, It’s A Wonderful Life, is a favorite of every cable station during the holidays.  This heartwarming story of a Guardian Angel earning its wings is also one of the greatest movies about careers in the history of Hollywood. The story revolves around George Bailey, who has dreams of doing big things in his career, with hopes of “lassoing the moon.”  He reaches his goal eventually, but not in the way he dreamt it would happen. No, George never leaves his home town of Bedford Falls, but over the years he builds a talent network that helps him overcome career hurdles and results in him becoming at the climax of the film, “The richest man in town!” 

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Topics: talent network