From “Agile” Software Development to Agile People Development

Work Space Meeting

If your company hires software developers, then you already know that “agile development” has become the de facto standard. Stated incredibly simply, agile development relies on short typically 2-week production cycles called “sprints” performed by teams, interspersed by “restrospectives” which allow for regular reflection, continuous learning and immediate course correction. Rather than getting bogged down … Read more

How you Assess Candidates is How They Assess you

office

In today’s hyper-connected, digital-driven business world, user interface(UI) design and customer experience have emerged as major drivers of success. It’s how Apple became a global juggernaut. But examples abound where winning has come from providing a differentiated, quality experience. Today, many if not most large companies employ online assessments as part of their hiring process. … Read more

If your Applicant Tracking System won’t differentiate you, what’s a recruiter to do?

Josh Bersin, Principal of Bersin by Deloitte, just released a provocative post. According to recent research conducted by Deloitte, Human Resource Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) – now reportedly used by 60% of companies – are no longer the strategic tool they once were. Per his article: “…while you do need an ATS to run your … Read more