Having Chinese HR Handle Recruiters – A Big Mistake

Being in HR is a powerless thankless job. I feel for them. However, I also see the pitfall of having your Chinese HR handle recruiters. Chinese HR has several tendencies and positional problems that make them high risk to handle recruiting any significant position. Somehow they see themselves as a cost center. Their key job […]

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Making Great Recruiting Decisions is About Data

I saw an article from Mike Burns last week on making great decisions. I noticed that he said getting enough data is key. We find the same. Everyone can get lucky now and then in hiring.  Making great recruiting decisions consistently is another story. Lacking data is the biggest problem. We have mostly seen companies […]

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Pitfalls of Applicant Tracking Systems More Clear

Pitfalls of Applicant Tracking Systems More Clear

I blogged on the pitfalls of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) previously, but now see things are even worse then my negative impression. Take a look at this astounding data: According to HireRight’s 2017 employment screening benchmark report, 85 percent of employers caught applicants fibbing on their résumés or applications, up from just 66 percent five years ago. Research […]

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Work With Enemies? Avoid Being a House of Cards

Jim and I were talking about how politicians influenced the world and people. Politics played a more essential role in Chinese people’s daily life compare to American people. We talked about many kinds of politicians, Abraham Lincoln, Deng Xiaoping…… The most amazing thing we both feel is they can work with their enemies. Even their […]

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