Joe Shaheen

About the Author

Joe Shaheen is a leading Washington, D.C., management consultant with over a decade experience in solving tough business issues with a focus on people’s challenges. He has been featured on CNN Headline News, Fox News Channel, and the Fox Business Network as an HR expert as well as numerous other media outlets. Shaheen is a former process engineer who became a recruiter, and transitioned into HR consulting some years after he earned his bachelor’s degree in Physics at 19 years of age. He earned a master’s in HR management from Georgetown and an MBA from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. He blogs at Http://www.josephshaheen.com, tweets at http://www.twitter.com/josephshaheen, and you can find his services at http://www.humanalliance.com

5 Predictions for Recruiting From Government Shutdown, Sequestration

The predictions are below. You can skip the introductory setup and go right to them — just scroll down to “Predictions” Recruiting professionals and departments across the federal and government contracting sector didn’t know what to expect from the recent federal government shutdown — the most recent shutdown was more than a decade…

The Talent Management of Recruiting Professionals: An ERE Expo 2012 Primer

Most methods of hiring, retaining, developing, and managing recruiting and talent acquisition professionals are ineffective, non-strategic, and mostly outdated. In my upcoming workshop at the spring ERE Expo, we’ll be discussing many of the common issues that are faced by those who manage and hire recruiters, and will share some of the most…

The Freelance Economy Will Mean New Recruiting Practices

Contingent workers, consultants, and independent contractors will make up as much as 35% of the total U.S. workforce within a decade. You’ve got new challenges in attracting, and retaining this diverse type of workforce to your organization. Freelancers and free agents are different from the traditional full-time workforce in many ways, which I…

Making Recruiting Decisions

In the May issue of the Journal of Corporate Recruiting Leadership, I discuss the importance and best practices of decision-making processes in the talent acquisition lifecycle. I discuss the two types of decision-making process challenges, and how you can improve your internal decision-making processes in the strategy formulation phase, the sourcing phase, and…

Succession Management: Let us in. We can help. Sincerely, Recruiting

In the November Journal of Corporate Recruiting Leadership, in an article titled “Talent Acquisition as a Tool of Succession Management,” I discuss talent acquisition in the context of succession management programs. I propose that our recruiting leaders are not involved enough in succession planning and the execution of those plans. You’ll get more…