Brad Wolff

About the Author

Brad Wolff is Managing Director for JumpVine, an Atlanta-based recruitment firm whose science-based Hire2Retain approach results in a reduction in turnover from 46 percent to 10 percent over 18 months. It also reduces the number of interviews per hire by 50-75 percent. Wolff’s method measures whether people’s innate characteristics match a company’s open position and corporate culture.

He’s helped hundreds of clients streamline the interview process, increase employee retention and boost morale. A CPA by training, he combines his analytical skills with his more than 20 years in the recruiting business to achieve success for his clients.

How Many of Your Hiring Problems Are Self-Inflicted?

Let’s be real — hiring the right people consistently is extremely difficult. Often we scratch our heads wondering why it is so challenging.  After all, it should be fairly straightforward if you apply common sense, right? Well, on the surface, yes, however when we “peel back the onion” and think it through, it…

How to Get Your Company Succession Plan in Order (and Why It’s So Important)

HR professionals are expected to have solid succession plans and often believe they do when they do not. How often do we believe we created a quality plan because nobody understood or evaluated it well enough to challenge it? This is often the case with succession plans. How often is the plan so…

The Psychology Of Hiring: Liking Someone Doesn’t Predict A Good Hire

Editor’s Note: It’s an annual tradition for TLNT to count down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 25 of 2015. Our regular content will return on Jan. 4, 2016. News flash: Hiring managers are human. Just like all people, they’re prone to misjudgment because of internal biases and being influenced by emotions and…

The Psychology of Hiring: Liking Someone Doesn’t Predict a Good Hire

News flash: Hiring managers are human. Just like all people, they’re prone to misjudgment because of internal biases and being influenced by emotions and past experiences. Also, there is an innate human tendency to avoid mistakes instead of achieving success. And this is bad for hiring. Because of this hard-wiring, deep rooted in…

4 Incredibly Common Hiring Mistakes — and How to Prevent Them

Hiring right is one of the most important decisions a company can make. Hire the right person and you increase productivity and retention. Hire the wrong person and you increase turnover, decrease productivity and waste a lot of time and money. Here are some common hiring mistakes most companies make — and how…