The High Cost of Unfilled Jobs

Just before the Christmas and New Year holidays, I read that US Employers were cutting back on hiring. Here’s a quote from US News and World Report [December 4, 2020].  With the viral pandemic accelerating across the country, America’s employers sharply scaled back their hiring last month,

Danae Harper Joins Proactive Talent as Lead Consultant, Employer Branding

Proactive Talent, the recruiting and employer brand consulting firm revolutionizing the way fast-growing companies like Calendly, Postmates, and Gong.io as well as enterprise firms like GE, GoDaddy and Motel6 attract and hire top talent through its unique and holistic approach, continues its

How To Source Female Software Developers

Companies have made some bold promises when it comes to diversity initiatives, even before the protests ignited by the death of George Floyd. Women and minorities are underrepresented in several industries. This disparity is especially evident within the tech industry where female software

Feed the Hungry on #GivingTuesday

Are you familiar with #GivingTuesday? In case you are unfamiliar with the event, here is a quote from Wikipedia. "GivingTuesday, often stylized as #GivingTuesday for the purposes of hashtag activism, refers to the Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the United States. It is touted as a "global

COVID Check-in Survey Data

We surveyed 200+ professionals about the state of their business in the COVID era. Our questions were short and focused on if/when employees were returning to the office, immediate hiring goals, recruitment budgets and investments in HR technology.Our survey respondents varied widely across

How To Source The Best Managers for Your Company

At Proactive Talent, we resolved a lot of recruitment related issues for our clients. In a very real way, we operate like an on-demand RPO service. As such, we engage clients on a variety of issues and answer many questions. For example, a typical query directed to me is, “Jim, are you really

Can Employers Order Workers to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?

The Thanksgiving holidays are almost upon us and as of Saturday, November 21, 2020, according to CNBC… The United States reported more than 195,500 new cases of the coronavirus on Friday, a record-high spike less than a week before Thanksgiving, which public health officials are warning could

How Do You Pay Remote Workers Fairly?

Back in the summer, July 7, 2020, to be precise, the Financial Times reported on an HR issue that has quieted down (somewhat) but is sure to bubble up in the news once the election is over. Here’s a quote from their article - Will Facebook’s salary-by-location move set precedent for tech?

TribePod: An Interview with Robert Mather

In this episode, Courtney Lane interviews Robert Mather, CEO of Pre-Employ.com. Robert Mather has worked as a private investigator for some of the world’s largest corporations and the individuals who made them. Whether it’s corporate harassment investigations, background checks, or personal




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