Howard Adamsky

Howard Adamsky

Howard Adamsky has been recruiting since 1985 and is still alive to talk about it. A consultant, writer, public speaker, and educator, he works with organizations to support their efforts to build great companies and coaches others on how to do the same. He has over 20 years' experience in identifying, developing, and implementing effective solutions for organizations struggling to recruit and retain top talent. An internationally published author, he is a regular contributor to ERE Media, a member of the Human Capital Institute's Small and Mid-Sized business panel, a Certified Internet Recruiter, and rides one of the largest production motorcycles ever built. His book, Hiring and Retaining Top IT Professionals/The Guide for Savvy Hiring Managers and Job Hunters Alike (Osborne McGraw-Hill) is in local bookstores and available online. He is also working on his second book, The 25 New Rules for Today's Recruiting Professional. See twitter.com/howardadamsky if you are so inclined for the occasional tweet. Email him at H.adamsky@comcast.net

The Sad Existence of the Active Candidate

The Sad Existence of the Active Candidate

“To see the right and not do it is cowardice.” –Author Unknown A recent article by John Zappe entitled Should We Be Telling the Unemployed Not to Apply? was excellent. Furthermore, judging by the varied, contentious, and well-thought-out comments, John’s…

Characteristics of the Craft

Characteristics of the Craft

Recruiting is clearly not for everyone. Its demands can be extraordinary and its customers unrealistic. Its candidates not entirely truthful and its reward often just the self-satisfied glow of a job well done. By its very nature, recruiting often creates…

Why Is This Taking So Long?

Why Is This Taking So Long?

I don’t need to fight To prove I’m right I don’t need to be forgiven. —Baba O’Riley “Why is this taking so long” is one of my favorite hiring manager questions. The best answer is to not have it asked…