The candidate experience: report from the Recruitment Agency Expo

Heidi Frost writes: This month I attended this year’s Recruitment Agency Expo. Amongst the discussions, a theme that really resonated with me was how critical the candidate experience is. Ann Swain (CEO, APSCo), for example, spoke of the importance of ‘understanding candidates’.  The research has shown that 60% of candidates have poor experiences with agencies.… Read More

Working Remotely: Taboo or Totally Awesome?

It has been about four months since I transitioned to being a remote employee, working from my home office in Northern California with the closest office about two and a half hours away. As a part of my company’s workplace transformation efforts, our CEO would like to see 50% of his workforce remote by 2020.…