Lars Schmidt

I’m Not A Thought Leader, And Neither Are You

By Lars Schmidt I am not a thought leader, and neither are you. This also goes for all the ninjas, mavens, jedis, rock stars, and gurus. Sorry folks. The term ‘thought leadership’ once had meaning, but it’s been hijacked and diluted by the countless numbers of self-proclaimed [insert superlative here]. Once reserved for individuals truly transforming...

How To Design A High Impact Interview Process

Ed.Note: This post originally appeared on Amplify Talent, and has been republished here with the Author’s consent.  By Lars Schmidt                 Hiring. It’s one of the top factors in determining whether your organization will succeed. Your people, and the culture they help you build, shapes the DNA of...

Recruiting In the Trenches – Should You Care About Social?

The following is a re-post from a guest post shared on RecruitingBlogs.com recently. You can find the original post here. By Lars Schmidt This week I’ll be presenting at Recruiting Trends annual conference. My session,Recruiting Lessons From The Trenches: How To Develop, Champion, And Manage Social Media Recruiting Strategies That Work, will explore how recruiting leaders can develop...

Fall 2013 RecruitDC Tickets Now Available!

The recruitDC fall event is coming on November 14, 2013! Join us for a morning of information sharing, networking and learning with your DC area recruiting colleagues. We’ll be descending on the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, MD for our venue. Visit the Eventbrite site to grab your tickets so you...

Recruiters, Be All You Can Be

By Kathleen Smith At the Spring 2012 recruitDC event, I had the privilege to share with the recruiting community tips on how to incorporate veteran hiring into a recruiter’s mindset. The poignant beginning of this presentation was the opening by Colonel David Sutherland, former Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff....