Recruiting vs Talent Management

By Mike Myatt, Chief Executive Officer, N2Growth  I recently participated in a panel discussion about the future of the recruiting industry, and quite frankly, I was surprised with many of the prevailing attitudes and thoughts surrounding the topic at hand. As is often the case, I was the contrarian on the panel, and while I probably shouldn’t have been shocked, it was the fact most recruiters…

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10 Steps to Creating a Talent Advantage

Creating a talent advantage begins with smart hiring. That said, it never ceases to amaze me at the number of people who are charged with hiring who possess absolutely no skill at doing so. While I rarely meet a CEO who is completely comfortable with the administration of the hiring process, most of them still seem to accept the status quo..."Who should do the hiring?" is a question more CEOs…

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Should I Use a Recruiter?

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2Growth I recently received an email from a CEO asking the following question: "My HR department isn't producing the quality of applicants we need. Should I use outside recruiting firms?" Since N2Growth has a talent management practice which includes a practice group that provides retained search services, in order to be transparent I must disclose my bias…

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