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Workology

  • newHow HR Certifications Can Help You Grow In Your Career
    There are so many credentials and certifications available to HR professionals today. On one hand, they’re a great way to ensure consistency and experience in our industry, get continuing education...Workology is the art and science of work, HR a…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 2:40pm -
  • Ep 232 – The Role of Universal Design in Workplace Inclusion & Accessibility
    According to the Mobility Resource, 18 million people have limited mobility caused by everything from accidents to disease to the aging process. Only 12% of people with spinal cord injuries or SCI...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Jun 20, 7:33pm -
  • Professional Development Shouldn’t Wait for Anyone But You
    With rapid advancements in technology, employees expecting consumer-like experience and engagement, and the red-hot economy, companies are looking for ways to gain a competitive advantage with their...Workology is the art and science of work, HR an…
    - 8 days ago, 22 Jun 20, 2:17pm -
  • Ep 231 – How COVID-19 Changes Your Company’s Employee Benefits
    COVID-19 has changed our world in many ways. We are thinking about remote work, virtual onboarding, work from home policies, WFH accessibility, and also employee benefits. I have seen a ton of...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recr…
    - 12 days ago, 18 Jun 20, 5:17pm -
  • Ep 230 – Accessibility, Training and Job Creation
    The topic of job creation might not be one you are thinking of now, but it is one that you should be considering as we look planning and working towards rebuilding our companies. We are presented...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and r…
    - 19 days ago, 11 Jun 20, 6:02pm -

HROS Case Studies

Dawn H. Burke Blog

  • WorkHuman Live Stream Coming w/ Trevor Noah
    If you like learning and development opportunities, staying in your pajamas and The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah – I’ve got something for you… I love sharing great learning opportunities with the TA/HR/Leadership community. Especially FREE ones.…
    - 56 days ago, 5 May 20, 3:09pm -
  • THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E8 Video Work Meetings: Winning On ZOOM w guest, Dawn Burke
    You’re life has been taken over by Zoom. And I LOVE it! I’ve been using Zoom for years, and although I hate the circumstances we are under, I love that a whole lot of you have been pushed into the fantastic world of video conferencing. There are…
    - 70 days ago, 21 Apr 20, 5:50pm -
  • THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E7 – COVID-19 + WORK FROM HOME (WFH) ADVICE WITH DAWN BURKE
    Hello All! Can’t think of a better way to get things re-rolling with the DBHR blog than to share a great podcast you NEED to follow. I had the great pleasure of co-hosting a few episodes with my palls (see below), that share some tips on how we all…
    - 82 days ago, 9 Apr 20, 6:53pm -
  • Cultures of Appreciation Require Training The “Giver”
    At the Workhuman Conference, SVP, Derek Irvine shared an incredible stat. When asked “what is the one thing you would change in your organization’s culture,” data from their recognition software stated: Foster A Culture of Appreciation. Of cour…
    - 19 Mar 19, 3:02pm -
  • Best way to celebrate International Women’s Day, Quit Saying Your Sorry
    I am a woman. I’ve navigated a successful HR career. I’ve lead HR Boards. I’ve helped create award-winning workplaces. I’ve spoken internationally on HR/Leadership topics. And, I still have the habit of saying sorry when it’s not warranted.…
    - 8 Mar 19, 4:35pm -
  • Did You Forget Employee Appreciation Day?! How to Make Thanks A Ritual
    Every first Friday in March is the unofficially observed employee appreciation day. You forgot, didn’t you. I’ve got a secret to share. If you make “thanks” a part of your…I don’t know… everyday leadership practice, it is ok if you acci…
    - 4 Mar 19, 3:30pm -

Micheal Vandervort

  • What a year
    It’s been one year since I wrote my last post on this blog. That is hard to believe. My motivation to do more writing still is lacking. That is all.The post What a year appeared first on Michael VanDervort.
    - 36 days ago, 25 May 20, 5:10pm -
  • Caregiving and Work
    I’m in Florida dealing with elder care issues this week. If you are looking for something to add to your employee offerings, talking to people about the realities of elder care in today’s society and offering some benefits seems like a ripe oppor…
    - 24 May 19, 3:10pm -
  • HR Florida, Celebrating 40 Years!
    HR Florida, Celebrating 40 Years! Did you know that HR Florida is celebrating their 40th-anniversary event in Orlando next week?  It’s not too late to register.  That’s amazing.   I’m a huge fan of HR Florida, the state chapter for SHRM. …
    - 22 Aug 18, 4:20pm -
  • The #SHRM18 Podcast Extravaganza @DriveThruHR
    Meeting the #SHRM18 Bloggers via #DTHR Podcast (part two) Podcast sponsored by CUE Inc.  and ClearCompany On February 16th, I had an idea.  In fact, I posted on the wall of a Facebook group that SHRM created for the members of the social media team…
    - 14 Jun 18, 9:31pm -
  • Questions and Answers in Difficult Times
    Questions and Answers in Difficult Times  I’ve been thinking about questions and answers a lot the last few days.  I’ll come back to that point in a bit. SHRM has C-suite level executives as keynote speakers at their National Conference and Exp…
    - 22 Mar 18, 7:49pm -
  • Meeting the #SHRM18 Bloggers via #DTHR Podcast
      Meeting the #SHRM18 Bloggers via #DTHR Podcast On February 16th, I had an idea.  In fact, I posted this on the wall of a Facebook group that SHRM created for the members of the social media team that will be helping them promote the 2018 SHRM Nat…
    - 20 Mar 18, 7:51pm -

Arcadia HR Solutions

  • The Importance of Community for HR Departments of One
    I have been conducting live webcasts which I’ve been calling Office Hours for 9-weeks now. These webcasts are focused on helping startups and small businesses navigate COVID-19. The audience, while growing every week, has been very consistently mad…
    - 55 days ago, 6 May 20, 5:48pm -
  • Small Business Return to Work Plan: 3 Areas to Focus On [webcast replay]
    Since the start of our shelter in place orders in California and the roll out of FFCRA, the move to remote work and everything that has unfolded since, I have conducted weekly webcasts with our clients and subscriber base which I call Office Hours. I…
    - 69 days ago, 22 Apr 20, 1:00pm -
  • Three Things SMB Employees Need Now (and always)
    To say it has been a rough couple of weeks for small businesses feels like a gross oversimplification. As small business HR consultants we have listened as small business leaders have been driven to tears over the state of their business, worked thro…
    - 76 days ago, 15 Apr 20, 1:00pm -
  • Weekly Live Q&A for Exclusively for Startup and Small Business HR
    When I first started my business, I knew from the get go that I would be focusing in on the startup and small business space. People would ask me what my niche was and my answer was always the same: small businesses. People would tell me I needed to…
    - 90 days ago, 1 Apr 20, 1:00pm -
  • A Simple Remote Policy for Ultimate Flexibility When it is Needed Most
    For over a week now HR professionals across the globe have been encouraging companies to let those working from home, especially those with spouses or kids at home, have immense flexibility in how they are accomplishing their work. For a few days tha…
    - 97 days ago, 25 Mar 20, 1:00pm -

Robin Schooling Blog

  • Racism: When HR is Part of the Problem
    HR professionals are the architects of the employee experience. They’re the ones responsible for ensuring their workplaces are free from unlawful discrimination and racism. They’re charged with nurturing a culture that promotes diversity, inclusi…
    - 27 days ago, 3 Jun 20, 1:36pm -
  • A Few Considerations for Remote “Team Engagement”
    Even as we grapple, globally, with the containment and fight of the pandemic, there are many lovely things happening as a result of the ‘Rona. One thing I’ve noticed is how my neighbors on Nextdoor are less passive-aggressive and actually being,…
    - 90 days ago, 1 Apr 20, 1:56pm -
  • A New Normal (?) for the Employee Performance Review
    Facebook has announced, via an internal memo, that Mark Zuckerberg sent to employees earlier this week, they would be paying a $1,000 bonus to every employee to help during the coronavirus outbreak. In addition, Zuckerberg also said the company will…
    - 19 Mar 20, 1:27pm -
  • Tips for Your Virtual Happy Hour #workfromhome
    We’ve been doing virtual team Happy Hours at Peridus Group since WELL before virtual team Happy Hours became the new normal. Now, with numerous people working from home for the first time, they’re finding ways to socially interact from a safe d…
    - 18 Mar 20, 1:28pm -
  • Carnival of HR – Happy 13th Anniversary Edition!
    Thirteen years ago today (2/21/2007) the first Carnival of HR blog post was published. A blogging carnival (which in the pre-Instagram stories and TikTok days was quite the thing!) is a social media ‘gathering’ when a blog owner hosts and invit…
    - 21 Feb 20, 2:56pm -

HR Tech Girl

  • Recruitment Yarns: Learn|Share|Thrive | Collaborate
    Last year I attended Recruitment Yarns. This is not my usual forum, so I had to think whether my attendance would add value to my own learning as well as my understanding of recruitment industry. But I can confirm that it did both of those things. So…
    - 2 Sep 19, 11:23am -
  • Experience Design and Persistence: The key ingredients for HR Tech implementations
    At a recent HR Leadership roundtable, amongst some really great company, wine tasting and in cold pouring rain, the topic was certainly hot “What does it take to go on a HR Technology journey?” Is it just great technology, AI, Data, Mobile first,…
    - 31 Aug 19, 9:02am -
  • Visible | Accountable | Sustainable: Performance & Talent Management
    Has performance management really changed that much since World War I? I would have to say Yes, but not because of the new fads making headlines. The companies and leaders that have successfully led people towards a shared purpose will beg to differ…
    - 19 Mar 18, 6:23am -
  • Is BYOS the next frontier for #HRTech?
    The words BYOD are no longer new to anyone. In fact with most companies allowing, encouraging and providing support for various devices, it is now expected that most employees will bring one or more devices to work and use them for work. However, wha…
    - 28 Jan 18, 9:30am -
  • AI for Dummies
    What is it? Artificial Intelligence, as wiki describes it, is “any device that perceives its environment and takes actions that maximize its chance of success at some goal.” It goes on to provide other definitions, but I like this derivation “a…
    - 8 Jan 18, 8:15am -
  • Pre-hire Assessments Redefined
    Wow, that turned out to be the wrong person for the job! Felt this way after recruiting someone you hired recently? I have and I know I am not alone. This happens more often than it should in the hiring process. Most companies make candidates go thro…
    - 7 Dec 17, 10:48pm -

PeopleGoal Blog

  • Training Materials: PeopleGoal
    A fully interactive training guide for PeopleGoal covering basic employee activities, manager activities and administration activities.
    - 22 Apr 15, 12:00am -
  • Employee engagement ideas 2015
    Engaged employees can form high performing teams and high performing teams lead organizations to outperform their goals in comparison to companies with low employee engagement.
    - 16 Feb 15, 12:00am -
  • Workplace Trends 2015: The year of collaboration
    The workplace trends in 2015 are changing towards a culture of collaboration. Employees are no longer want to be told what to do but they can use their ideas to solve problems. Millennial managers approach is to listen, understand and promote team wo…
    - 15 Feb 15, 12:00am -
  • Employee engagement: The secret recipe
    Organizations with high employee engagement are more likely to outperform those with low employee engagement because engaged employees are more committed and motivated to their work.
    - 16 Jul 14, 12:00am -
  • A case for continuous and connected employee performance management
    PeopleGoal connects goals, feedback and reviews in a unique way. At the beginning of the performance cycle employees set goals and explain how they plan to complete those goals. Employees set dates by when they have to complete their goals and link t…
    - 19 May 14, 12:00am -
  • The 10 Best Places To Work For in the past 5 years
    Creating a great workplace can increase your ROI as a company. According to Great Places to Work the Fortune 100 Best Companies To Work For provide more than 2x the return to shareholders of companies not on the list. We take a look at the Top 10 fro…
    - 18 Mar 14, 12:00am -

The Savage Truth

  • newRecruitment Agency Owner? This will save your business.
    Let’s keep this simple. Your agency must survive. Obviously. So that you don’t lose jobs, people, money, pride, your company, your house. Your accountants, advisors and colleagues are all throwing numbers and predictions and a myriad of ‘scenar…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jun 20, 8:18pm -
  • My ‘COVID Commitment’ revealed. What is yours?
    Never waste a good crisis. I am not being flippant. I know that for some, just surviving is the goal of this horrible time. For others, avoiding economic destruction is the focus. Health and jobs are the most important things to preserve. But most pe…
    - 8 days ago, 22 Jun 20, 7:37pm -
  • The sun will shine on recruitment again!
    Recessions end This one will too. It will be a long, hard road, but we will recover. As a species. Economically. And the recruitment industry will bounce back too. I have been through five recessions. While I have no unique insights about how this CO…
    - 15 days ago, 15 Jun 20, 7:54pm -
  • The Crisis is a 42-kilometre marathon. You are at the 5-kilometre mark
    Imagine this COVID Crisis is a marathon. It is 42 kilometres to get to the end. I estimate we are at the 5-kilometre mark. Please, be optimistic. I am. You will finish the marathon. But be realistic too. It’s a long, hard, painful journey. People a…
    - 22 days ago, 8 Jun 20, 7:57pm -
  • Dump this recruitment baggage now!
    Last week I delivered the opening session of the RCSA ReForm Conference with industry legend Geoff Morgan. (He founded Morgan and Banks and Talent2 and has done much more besides) The video is restricted to paying conference attendees, but here are s…
    - 27 days ago, 3 Jun 20, 8:14pm -
  • 4 placements in 6 weeks lock-down. The plan here!
    Every single day I get emails, tweets and LinkedIn messages from recruiters, all asking much the same thing; What should I be doing right now? How can I be productive in lockdown? Occasionally, people write to me saying how much my advice has helped…
    - 29 days ago, 1 Jun 20, 7:08pm -

HR Ringleader

  • HR Happy Hour WORK BREAK! #33
    It’s time for your @HRHappyHour WORK BREAK! w/ me & Steve Boese Today we talk about Nathans hot dogs & how I need to buy some, Skillsoft Perspectives,  Andy Spence & his #HRandHashtags & Equifax.  Check it out!The post HR Happy Hour WORK BREAK!…
    - 10 days ago, 20 Jun 20, 5:53pm -
  • HCM Trends for 2020 and Beyond: Headstart Keynote
    During a time of pandemic, there is a greater need for clarity and guidance on how to use technology to empower employers and employees.  I recently Keynoted the Headstart “The New Normal” virtual conference.  My presentation, Evolution, Innov…
    - 20 days ago, 10 Jun 20, 4:17pm -
  • Coronavirus: Simple Steps for Organizations
    As one of the most deadly, untreatable viruses spreads around the world, I am getting inundated with questions about people strategy and how best to respond.  The issue is the amount of information, and misinformation, about how best to prepare.  W…
    - 10 Mar 20, 5:29pm -
  • HR Federation 2020 Human Capital Management Trends Report- The Definitive Guide
    As we enter a new decade, the HR Federation, a network of leading HR market analysts, is back to bring you our insights on the 2020 HCM Trends.  Our member firms partner using research gathered through surveys, executive and practitioner interviews…
    - 16 Dec 19, 9:24pm -
  • Coloring Outside the Lines: Deconstructing Talent Best Practices to Find What Really Works
    Best practices.  Does the phrase make your eyes light up at the possibilities, or do you cringe at the thought of just taking someone else’s strategy and shoe-horning it into your organizational culture?  Either way, there are some lessons to b…
    - 8 Jul 19, 8:10am -
  • Time Out: Are You Living Well?
    As I write this, I am enjoying some time outdoors. It’s in these quiet, alone moments that I reflect on who I am, where I am, and choices I make. Although I still have so much to learn, I have reached the point I no longer worry. I clung to guilt,…
    - 17 Jun 19, 2:04pm -

People Equation

  • Here’s How to Set Yourself Up for Success Next Year
    It’s less than a month to the new year and now is the time to set yourself up for success next year. That probably seems crazy to you, given that most of us are probably caught in the mad dash of holiday preparations and year-end tasks for work. (1…
    - 10 Dec 19, 11:30am -
  • The Key Interview Question Many Hiring Managers Forget to Ask

    - 5 Nov 19, 11:30am -
  • Turn Your Responsibilities into Accomplishments to Land that Dream Job
    My friend Sandra (not her real name) called me up and asked me to review her resume. She was applying for a new job within her organization and hadn’t done the “interview thing” in nearly 10 years. Sandra’s resume showed an impressive series…
    - 19 Aug 19, 10:30am -
  • Which Stay Interview Questions Work Best?
    This sponsored post is shared with you by Dick Finnegan, CEO of C-Suite Analytics and THE Expert on Stay Interviews. An in-demand speaker and top-selling author, Dick travels the world speaking about Trust and Leadership and has authored five books o…
    - 8 Jul 19, 3:17pm -
  • Are Leaders Who Coach Lazy?
    As the parent of two teens, I’ve become quite accustomed to The Eye Roll. This ocular straining happens most often when I request a previously agreed upon task be completed by said teen. Me: “Hey, it’s time to empty the trash. Trash pick up is…
    - 22 May 19, 10:30am -
  • People Equation Named Top 25 HR Blog for 2019
    So here’s a fun tidbit I just learned – BambooHR recently named The People Equation blog a Top 25 HR blog for 2019 in the “management” category. They wrote, “Jennifer V. Miller has centered her career on the people elements of business and…
    - 20 May 19, 10:30am -

The Tim Sackett Project

  • newThe Weekly Dose: @VaultPlatform – Workplace Misconduct Reporting Tech
    Today on the Weekly Dose I take a look at a timely technology in a world of #MeToo #BLM #Covid-19! Vault Platform helps organizations resolve workplace misconduct including that related to Me Too, Black Lives Matter, COVID-19, and all other … Conti…
    - 8 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 12:55pm -
  • newIt’s Really Hard to Judge People!
    I was out walking with my wife recently (that’s what middle-aged suburban people do, we walk, it makes us feel like we are less lazy and it gets us away from the kids so we can talk grown-up) and she … Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jun 20, 12:55pm -
  • Are You Struggling to Find Happiness at Work?
    In 1942 Viktor Frankl, a prominent Jewish psychiatrist, was taken to a Nazi concentration camp with his wife and parents.  Three years later, when his camp was liberated, his pregnant wife and parents had already been killed by the Nazis. He … Co…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Jun 20, 12:55pm -
  • #CoronaDiaries: Did you add Juneteenth as a paid holiday?

    - 5 days ago, 25 Jun 20, 12:55pm -
  • Episode 20 of HR Famous – Adidas CHRO in Trouble & Micromanaging Work at Home
    In episode 20 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together to discuss this week’s Supreme Court ruling, pronouns, and Zoom fatigue. The trio talk about the new developments … C…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Jun 20, 12:55pm -
  • Random Rules of Leadership
    Leadershipping is hard. You try as you might to do and say the right thing, to the right person, at the right time, and sometimes it works, and sometimes it fails miserably. That’s life. Mostly we try to be the … Continue reading →
    - 8 days ago, 22 Jun 20, 12:55pm -

Bullseye Recruiting

  • Time for Grace
    In times like this, we are all suffering. Some are suffering more than others, but we all are dealing with something. It is easy to forget about others as we have feelings of being overwhelmed with the disruption of our […]
    - 85 days ago, 6 Apr 20, 7:46pm -
  • The Silver Lining
    In times like this, it is easy to see the negative in situations. At this point, most Americans are living in places with either statewide “shelter at home” orders or at least have orders implemented in parts of the state in […]
    - 91 days ago, 31 Mar 20, 7:53pm -
  • Unprecedented. Adjusting to the NEW Normal
    On Thursday of last week (3/12/2020) I was working but I was very distracted.  While trying to source candidates for one of my clients, I had CNN on in the background.  I had this eerie feeling just like I did […]
    - 16 Mar 20, 12:00am -
  • Because They DON’T F@#KING EXIST!!
    So are you having some trouble recruiting talent this year? Has the recruiting process been exhausting? Has your role been open much longer than you wanted it to be open? Isn’t it enough that the job postings aren’t working anymore? […]
    - 13 Dec 19, 8:40pm -
  • “GHOSTING” HAS TO STOP NOW!- NO ONE WINS

    - 21 Aug 18, 2:53pm -
  • Are You CHASING or BEING CHASED by Employers?

    - 1 Feb 18, 2:53pm -

HR Cloud

Women of HR

  • It’s Your Destiny… Take Control
    I’ve been away from Women of HR for a while.  It was never my intention to let this platform go into hiatus, but as we all know life happens and best intentions are sometimes eclipsed by the realities of life.  But nevertheless, I’m back with t…
    - 9 Mar 20, 1:11pm -
  • The Science is Simple: Women on the Rise
    With my team at Messina Staffing in Chicago, I’ve had the pleasure of connecting many talented women with wonderful jobs in science, technology, and engineering. Today, I see women rising everywhere I look, and the opportunities are only increasing…
    - 26 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • A Cautionary Tale: Amazon’s Experiment with AI in Hiring
    While the search for true human-level computing power is still elusive, the targeted use of artificial intelligence is currently transforming individual lives and entire industries. From intelligent sourcing and automatic ordering optimizing supply c…
    - 19 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • 5 Ways To Use Empathy to Become An Effective HR Leader
    “You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” – John Steinbeck A couple of years ago I remember asking the CHRO of the company I employed at about what he thought was the most important characteristic an HR leader should posses…
    - 12 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • The New Digital Human Workplace #HRTechConf
    The 2019 version of the HR Technology Conference and Exposition wrapped up about a week and a half ago, and as always it was a world class showcase of HR technology solutions, ideas, and trends in the space.  It’s a show that I wish every human re…
    - 15 Oct 19, 3:42pm -
  • Is your company recognizing “Her” enough?
    “She needs your respect, not your comfort. Needs your support, not your sweet words. Girls with dreams become women with vision. All she needs is the freedom to create her own world.”   ~ Bithika Halder     Let’s be honest! Talking about gen…
    - 30 Jul 19, 12:00pm -

HR Examiner

  • newPerformance Management during the Coronavirus Pandemic
    So, in the time of “What day is it?”, how can we reasonably expect people to recall, write, and talk about performance twelve months ago?
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 5:39pm -
  • newSmall Scenario 9: Rethinking Work
    Before we bring people back to work, reimagine what is necessary versus what is tradition, familiar, or how we’ve always done things. We can’t go back. So, it’s time to figure out where we’re going. It's Issue № 9 of Small Scenarios for cha…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jun 20, 4:12pm -
  • HRExaminer v10.78
    What happens after the furlough? Heather Bussing, Michael Kannisto, and John Sumser are back with the next issue of Small Scenarios for Changing Times. Small Scenario 8: After the Furlough. Jeff Dickey-Chasins explores Coronavirus Imp…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Jun 20, 4:00pm -
  • HR Tech Weekly: Episode #272: Stacey Harris and John Sumser
    Workday launches Workday Help, Journeys, and People Analytics. Plus, Microsoft and Workday Announce Strategic Partnership, and Degreed Raises $32M to Expand Career Mobility Platform.
    - 4 days ago, 26 Jun 20, 11:30am -
  • HR Tech Weekly: Episode #271: Stacey Harris and John Sumser
    Topics: The Supreme Court says federal law protects LGBTQ workers from discrimination and 20/20 GeneSystems to Make Available Newly FDA Authorized COVID-19 Antibody Tests to U.S. HR Departments. Plus, discussion on this week's TalentSoft, ADP, and SA…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Jun 20, 5:24pm -
  • HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #370: Eyal Grayevsky, CEO and co-founder, Mya Systems
    John Sumser speaks with Eyal Grayevsky, the CEO and co-founder of Mya Systems. Mya, the company’s conversational AI recruiting assistant, has quickly become an industry leader in addressing recruiting inefficiencies while improving the experience f…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Jun 20, 4:31pm -

Minnesota Headhunter

  • Minnesota Morning (video): Midyear Reflection, Playing Small And Be Your Own Headhunter Webinars
    Here it is… my first “video”. Not my first ever but first where I click record and see what happens. Why this versus a written post: - It’s faster - I don’t edit it (yet ) - For a long...
    - 4 days ago, 26 Jun 20, 7:47pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Spring 2020 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. NEWS… check out our regions new talent.…
    - 6 days ago, 25 Jun 20, 2:46am -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Spring 2020 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. NEWS… check out our regions new talent.…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Jun 20, 1:12pm -
  • Managing Your IT Career v.COVID 19 (Why do recruiters suck so bad?)
    Hello Minnesota Tech Friends… to get started, click the video above for some info. Really… click it Did you? OK Here’s the deal, I’ve been thinking about doing this… and then going to do this for the past six weeks....
    - 15 days ago, 15 Jun 20, 9:32pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Spring 2020 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. NEWS… check out our regions new talent.…
    - 20 days ago, 10 Jun 20, 11:59am -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Spring 2020 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. NEWS… check out our regions new talent.…
    - 41 days ago, 20 May 20, 7:34pm -

Fistful of Talent

  • newVMware Goes “Rooney Rule” and Pledges to have both a Woman and Minority Candidate Interview for Every Opening (HR Famous Pod)
    In episode 21 of the HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together to talk about The Rooney Rule and VMware’s new commitment to include a minority and female candidate in every search a…
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 11:10am -
  • newConversations with Black Talent Professionals: Drake, Executive Search Research Assistant, New York City
    How a top Executive Search & Management Consulting Firm failed an exceptional Black graduate– in both the recruitment process and in his first year on the job. “I don’t think there’s an initiative that could help…I don’t go to sleep at ni…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jun 20, 4:58pm -
  • WELCOME BACK TO THE CIRCUS, HR – JULY 4TH EDITION
    I ended 2019 (literally) with my new years’ eve post that Politics has now arrived for all of us in HR. And now it is time for an update. What a month so far! Two of the biggest Supreme Court decisions this century – adding LGBQ protection to Tit…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Jun 20, 12:08pm -
  • 12 Karmic Laws of HR
    I’ll be honest.  The world scares me right now.  I feel like we devolved into a global Lord of the Flies Netflix series that, like The Walking Dead, won’t end but just keeps mayhem on infinite repeat. It’s draining and exhausting. I know you…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Jun 20, 3:17pm -
  • It’s Time to Act
    A pandemic. Senseless killings. People taking to the streets. Our foundational values being rocked. This is America 2020. And your workplace is a subset of the same environment. And for good reason. As HR professionals, we haven’t done enough. If w…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Jun 20, 11:52am -
  • The HR Famous Podcast: e20 – Adidas CHRO on the Ropes, SCOTUS Decision and Pronouns
    In episode 20 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together to discuss this week’s Supreme Court ruling, pronouns, and Zoom fatigue. The trio talk about the new developments that…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Jun 20, 12:25pm -

Josh Bersin Blog

  • newMicrosoft Gets Serious About Skills: Major New Announcements
    The corporate learning industry is over $240 billion in size and is critical to our economic future. All workers need to keep their skills current and the Pandemic has created more need to learn than...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advi…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 3:32pm -
  • newDespite The Pandemic, Employee Engagement is Skyrocketing
    It’s a strange time. A recent poll of 2,000 Americans found that only 5% believe things are “going well” and 40% believe they’re “going badly.” And new research by...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterpr…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jun 20, 2:37pm -
  • The New, COVID-Changed World of Employee Communications
    One of the most urgent things employees need right now is information. What are my policies for work at home? What is our sick-leave policy? When do I have to come back to work and where? How am I...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisor…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Jun 20, 9:56pm -
  • Workday People Experience Arrives: The ERP Landscape Evolves
    The enterprise software world has been attacked by the Coronavirus. Most of the big, complicated, multi-year ERP implementations have taken a pause and companies decided “we have to get...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Service…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Jun 20, 1:51pm -
  • Guess Who’s Disrupting HR Tech Now? Facebook. Yes it’s Facebook.
    I’ve never been a big Facebook user – it always seemed like a poorly designed platform and I don’t like sharing my personal information all the time. So when the company...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Ente…
    - 8 days ago, 22 Jun 20, 5:33pm -
  • The Big Reset: What’s Coming Next
    Over the last several months we have all been going through a lot of change. Our lives, families, and organizations have been disrupted. The economy has seen the biggest drop since the 1920s. And our...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advi…
    - 10 days ago, 20 Jun 20, 4:41pm -

Your HR Buddy

  • Candidate Engagement and Talent Attraction Through Videos
    Job seekers are no different than consumers who would want to take look at a product/service and read through reviews, see demos or try out a product before making a decision to purchase. The more relevant information online for customers to read thr…
    - 4 Feb 20, 11:06pm -
  • Employer Branding Journey at Qualtrics – Challenges and Big Wins
    Starting off your Employer Branding efforts from scratch can be very exciting and challenging at the same time. From convincing your leadership team to getting their consistent buy-in and having your employees to be the talent brand army and voice of…
    - 10 Dec 19, 3:02am -
  • Employer Branding on a Budget – How to start small and scale 
    Employer branding is much more than posting pictures of fun Fridays at work. Employers of any size have realized this by now that having the right strategy with great buy-in from the leadership team and the support of their employee community to ampl…
    - 11 Nov 19, 1:58am -
  • 5 Steps to Building a Strategic Employer Brand
    To build a strong employer brand, there are several steps you should take! Employers who had a strategic strategy at the beginning have been successful in launching, activating and maintaining their employer brand. Would you like to know what it take…
    - 16 Sep 19, 1:48pm -
  • Top Ways to Use Videos in Recruitment and Talent Attraction
    If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video’s worth can be ten-fold and maybe more than that. Employers who incorporated videos in their recruitment and talent attraction efforts were able to better connect with their talent, share authent…
    - 9 Sep 19, 12:34am -
  • Global Employer Brand and Diversity Recruitment Strategy at Amgen
    Bringing your employees stories to life is authentic content marketing at its best. Being real, meaningful, engaging and authentic..I can go on an on when I think of the Amgen‘s Employer Brand. They recently launched their Diversity recruiting camp…
    - 26 Aug 19, 6:45am -

HR Gazette

  • HRchat Interview with Jeff Wald: The Future of Jobs, AI and the HR Function
    In HRchat #183, we hear from Jeff Wald, Founder of WorkMarket, an enterprise software platform that enables companies to efficiently and compliantly, organize, manage, and pay freelancers (purchased by ADP). Jeff is also the author of the newly relea…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Jun 20, 8:18pm -
  • How Work From Home Technology is Keeping Employees Working
    With social distancing now a necessity, digital technologies have become more important than ever. Stuck at home, colleagues are using a combination of chat apps, video tools, and knowledge platforms to create the connections they need to get their j…
    - 12 days ago, 18 Jun 20, 11:33pm -
  • HRchat Interview with Ravin Jesuthasan: Automation and Reskilling the Workforce
    In this episode, we consider the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on fast-tracking automation in the workplace. Our guest is Ravin Jesuthasan, a global thought leader, futurist, and author on the future of work, automation and human capital.The post HR…
    - 13 days ago, 18 Jun 20, 7:57am -
  • Four Tips for Recruiting Newly Created Roles
    If you hire the wrong person for a job, it will cost you both time and money having to repeat the process. So before you begin the process of recruiting for newly created roles, it’s a good idea to first come up with a plan. Here are some tips.The…
    - 13 days ago, 17 Jun 20, 4:55pm -
  • Helping Employees Sustain WFH During and After COVID-19
    We’re starting to see signs of reopening. But the virus is still out there, and the future remains uncertain. Most states are not fully open, and it’ll be a while before state and local officials will allow things to open up completely.The post…
    - 13 days ago, 17 Jun 20, 10:45am -
  • HRchat Interview with Betsy Biern: Corporate Social Responsibility
    In episode 186 of the HRchat show, we highlight the amazing efforts made at Make-A-Wish. Our guest is Betsy Biern, a non-profit executive with over 20 years of organizational leadership experience in strategy, management, and fundraising.The post HR…
    - 14 days ago, 16 Jun 20, 10:30am -

Everyday People

  • Crossing the Moat
    I love reading books and watching shows and movies that were set back in the times of castles, kingdoms and mystical creatures. I’m a huge Lord of the Rings fan as well as the tales of King Arthur. It may also explain why my favorite movie is Monty…
    - 9 days ago, 21 Jun 20, 11:07pm -
  • Carry On
    Have you noticed, or felt, that we’re stuck? My wife and I were hanging out with another couple enjoying a few Moscow Mules and we caught up on life. Instead of talking about the various activities of our grown children or the status of our jobs, w…
    - 23 days ago, 7 Jun 20, 10:57pm -
  • Not Sure What to Say
    It’s rare that I don’t have words readily available to type and share. I have been struggling with all of the unrest happening around the country and in my city. I wanted to say something, and I’ve been apprehensive for a few reasons. First of…
    - 30 days ago, 31 May 20, 11:01pm -
  • Who You Are to Me
    Recently, I’ve noticed an unfortunate malaise when it comes to being active on social media. It seems that you can’t post anything without someone making a comment to the contrary. It doesn’t matter what the subject matter is or the opinion tha…
    - 36 days ago, 25 May 20, 10:55pm -
  • Dear Graduates . . .
    I’m sure you’re seeing graduation “ceremonies” happening all over the country in a variety of new formats. The traditional gatherings which make each spring come to life had to be altered because of the current environment. I’m excited to s…
    - 44 days ago, 17 May 20, 11:20pm -
  • Fado’s
    As of this year, I’ve been an HR volunteer leader for 20 years. It’s hard to believe that time has flown by so quickly !! I remember when I first got involved, I went to a Volunteer Leaders Summit in Crystal City, Virginia. I was an officer on my…
    - 58 days ago, 3 May 20, 10:51pm -

Workplace Diva

  • Seven tips for working from home with kids during covid-19
    Are you working from home with kids, thanks to covid-19? Does each work day suddenly feel 70 hours long?If you answered "yes" to both questions, then this post is for you. As a parent who worked from home when our teens were tiny humans, I've been th…
    - 11 days ago, 19 Jun 20, 8:27pm -
  • Let's talk about coronavirus, coffee cups and quarantine
    So how are you? Don't worry, there's no need to answer the question. 2020 is a hot mess of epic proportions, and yesterday feels like last year. When I last updated this blog, I had just left Northern Virginia for Roanoke, Virginia. Roanoke, I must s…
    - 12 days ago, 18 Jun 20, 9:15pm -
  • When a coworker has zero sense of late 20th Century history
    You're chatting with a few (much) younger coworkers when one of them suddenly blurts out a "fact" that takes you aback."That was way back in the 1980s when Nixon was still president," this coworker says with confidence. Really? As the only person in…
    - 24 Feb 20, 6:28pm -
  • 30% of scheduled meetings never happen, and it's costing employers
    The conference room has been reserved for the 2 p.m. meeting. At least 10 employees have confirmed they will be there. See you then!2 p.m. rolls around, but no one is there. Welcome to the age of the "ghost meeting", where a meeting room is booked, b…
    - 21 Feb 20, 10:40pm -
  • Nearly two-thirds of managers feel uncomfortable talking to HR
    Do you enjoy interacting with your company's HR department about your own career development? Oh, I see. You avoid it like the plague. Then you might be interested in a new survey that finds your manager likely feels the same way!Global mobile "coach…
    - 20 Feb 20, 5:23pm -
  • Amid a flurry of layoffs, is the economy really as good as advertised?
    Here's a question we could debate all day: is the economy really as good as advertised?It's a question that's been on my mind like Reagan-era eggs frying in a pan as I scroll through one headline after another about employee layoffs. Kohl's and Wayfa…
    - 19 Feb 20, 5:03pm -

Corn on the Job

  • new7 Things You Need to Know Before Working Abroad
    Moving overseas can be both scary and overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! By preparing yourself to become an expat, you can focus on enjoying yourself and being excited for all of the different opportunities that are yet to come. In this artic…
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 2:16pm -
  • How to Improve Workplace Productivity
    Productivity is critical to success, but it is also an area that many business owners struggle with because it can be hard to keep an entire team productive every hour of every working day. People inevitably have dips in productivity, and this is to…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Jun 20, 4:02pm -
  • Understanding the Use and Evolution of the Modern HRIS
    As technology has evolved, more and more business processes are being automated. An area that has been significantly impacted by these changes is HR. For many companies, HR work is time-consuming administration that takes up resources. By using HRIS,…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Jun 20, 3:57pm -
  • Tips on How to Write a Perfect Resume
    In the modern world, there is no need to tell why a good resume might be important for your future employment. Shortly speaking, your resume is a way to present yourself as a professional. Yet, it’s not always easy to write a resume that would grab…
    - 17 days ago, 13 Jun 20, 2:12pm -
  • Rewarding Career Ideas For Those Who Want To Make A Difference
    (Pixabay CC0) There are those people who work to live. Money is their primary concern, not only to pay the bills but for the opportunity to be rewarded with some of the nicer things in life. There is nothing wrong with this, of course. But then there…
    - 20 days ago, 10 Jun 20, 1:07pm -
  • Jobs You Can Do From Anywhere!
    Photo by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay – CC0 Licence So you’re here to find out whether this magical prospect of working away from an employer’s facilities is possible, plus what digital nomads do to make a living, and whether your dream of w…
    - 28 days ago, 2 Jun 20, 12:56pm -

Texas Strategic HR

The HR Blog

  • HR interview Questions & Answers on Managing Through Systems
    Most candidates in the job interview are posed interview questions on their ability to manage through systems. It is the potential to design practices, processes, and procedures which allow managing from a distance. Along with this, the candidate sho…
    - 61 days ago, 1 May 20, 3:54am -
  • HR interview Questions & Answers on Command Skills
    Command skills are equally important for leadership roles, especially in crisis situations, and often gets tested in the HR Interview questions. These are slightly different from leadership traits because it requires one to be more authoritarian, wit…
    - 67 days ago, 25 Apr 20, 3:04am -
  • HR Interview Questions and Answers on Conflict Management
    Managing conflicts in teams or conflict management skills are highly valued and often get tested through HR interview questions for a senior level managerial role Considering that you are mentoring teams or leading by example. Conflicts are bound to…
    - 74 days ago, 18 Apr 20, 2:47am -
  • HR Interview Questions and Answers on Being Bold
    Managerial courage or being bold is an essential skill for senior leaders, and it is common to face HR interview questions pertaining to it. Considering the fast-paced world today, there seems to always be an increased level of uncertainty at work. I…
    - 79 days ago, 13 Apr 20, 2:02am -
  • HR Interview Questions & Answers on Process Management
    Process management is an essential competency for managerial role, and in a job interview be ready to answer questions on this facet. The way your company manages and improves business processes is all a part of business management. As an employee, y…
    - 81 days ago, 11 Apr 20, 4:50am -
  • HR interview questions and answers on Perseverance
    It is fairly common for HR to ask interview question on perseverance, to check the degree of tenacity you have to face adverse situations. Perseverance is an important skill that the HR interviewer expects the candidate to possess. simply put, Persev…
    - 89 days ago, 2 Apr 20, 8:20pm -

The HR Capitalist

Unbridled Talent

  • Four Strategies to Meet Business Challenges in the Future and Deliver Maximum Impact on Results
    I’m very fortunate that my dream job is also my day job, and through my work as a professional speaker, I have the opportunity to speak at conferences and events around the world to leaders in a variety of organizations. Typically, I’m speaking a…
    - 27 Feb 20, 7:42pm -
  • How to Identify Your Career Drivers and Take Action
    Last year, I attended a conference called BridgeCon, which is produced by the team at Instructure. The conference was held in beautiful Park City, Utah, and it was a great opportunity for me to learn more about their Bridge Career product — an empl…
    - 24 Feb 20, 7:43pm -
  • 10 Things You Need to Do to Make This Year Your Best Year Ever
    As I’m sure you did too, I spent some time during the end of year holidays to reflect on the past year, the past decade, and my life in general. I also spent a little time – not enough yet – to consider the new year, and the new decade that lie…
    - 31 Jan 20, 6:02pm -
  • The Random Show — Conversations with My BFF Laurie Ruettimann
    When my BFF, Laurie Ruettimann, called me up and told me about her unplanned, open afternoon and a need for a last-minute podcast guest, I suggested we do a recording together to fill the gap. Inspired by Tim Ferriss’ recurring random conversations…
    - 30 Jan 20, 4:25pm -
  • My Favorite Apps and Online Tools
    I really enjoy reading blog posts and listening to podcasts from leaders that I follow, where they share some of their favorite tools and resources for productivity, running their businesses – or just cool apps that they use. When others share what…
    - 29 Jan 20, 3:23pm -
  • How to Start a Movement — The Origin Story of DisruptHR
      As the Chief Excitement Officer of DisruptHR, I’m often asked to share how DisruptHR got it’s start. Were we planning to start a movement? Did we have plans for it to grown into what it’s become today? The easy answer to both of those questi…
    - 8 Jan 20, 7:00pm -

True Faith HR

  • Support the @SHRMFoundation, and get one of @SHRMCallieZ's books #SHRM #HR
    Last year, we lost a shining light in HR - Callie Zipple - to stomach cancer at the far too young age of 32 (and you can read my thoughts about her from a previous blogpost here).  As a student and as a representative of SHRM, she was always strivin…
    - 14 Jan 20, 4:51pm -
  • Helping Callie (@SHRMCallieZ)
    I've been teaching for nearly 25 years, and have probably taught over 5,000 students.  Few, if any, have combined the wit, charm, and intelligence of Callie Zipple. Callie is simply one of the best students I’ve had the opportunity to teach.   …
    - 8 Jul 19, 12:59pm -
  • Kawhi Leonard, the #8ManRotation, and the #NBASummerLeague
    Bringing the blog out from the mothballs for a couple of reasons.First, check out this clip of the NBA whisperer, Adrian Wojnarowski chatting with Scott Van Pelt about the free agency status of the mercurial Kawhi Leonard.  As of this writing, Kawhi…
    - 5 Jul 19, 2:11pm -
  • Was There Ever A Golden Age of Conversation?
    The Killeen Chair of Theology and Philosophy Lecture Series kicked off its theme of "Technology and Community"with Dr. Carol Bruess discussing "Our Love-Affair With Technology: Some (Inconvenient) Truths."Given the topic, it was not surprising to hea…
    - 28 Sep 18, 1:57pm -
  • True Faith #HR Replay: Why HR Should Care About The @NBASummerLeague #8ManRotation
    I'm heading to Las Vegas today and meeting up with the whole (?) 8 Man Rotation folk (Kris Dunn, Steve Boese, Tim Sackett, and, possibly Lance Haun) to take in a couple days of NBA Summer League action.  Worth revisiting this July 2013 post.  If…
    - 8 Jul 18, 5:53pm -
  • How Expensive Will #SHRM19 Hotels Be?
    While the SHRM Annual Conference just ended, the SHRM Housing Office gave attendees a sneak peek into the prices for the 2019 Conference being held in Las Vegas, June 23-26.  You, too, can make your early reservation for next year's conference (…
    - 21 Jun 18, 2:39pm -

HR Potential

  • Can HR ever be ethical?
    Following on from last week’s post What is HRM? I asked the students for their opinions on whether HR can ever be ethical. If you are interested in the background to this lecture, please refer to last year’s blog post. Yes, HR can be Ethical Thi…
    - 17 Oct 18, 7:17am -
  • What is HRM? 2018
    It’s that time of year again when I ask students to submit their comments and ideas about the fundamental basis of HRM. It’s pretty hard to believe that my last posts on the blog were of the exact same questions last year – that’s PhD life fo…
    - 11 Oct 18, 10:51am -
  • Can HRM ever be ethical?
    This post is part of a mini series in which I am engaging the students from my module in answering fundamental questions about HRM. The module is critically focussed (rather than mainstream), based on the necessity that HRM reflect and critique it’…
    - 2 Oct 17, 12:01pm -
  • What is HRM?
    For those of you who aren’t aware, I run a module for students in the final year of their undergraduate degree called Employee Resourcing and Development. In order to differentiate the module, as well as building on the student’s knowledge from…
    - 23 Sep 17, 12:53pm -
  • #durhamminersgala 2017 favourite snaps
    The Durham Miner’s Gala is one of my favourite days of the year. I have been attending most of them for around 13 years. I love the brass band music, the colourful banners and the history of the event. This year I decided to take a camera and try t…
    - 15 Jul 17, 9:45am -
  • From Political Economy to the Job Centre
    Last week I attended the Critical Management Studies conference, hosted by Edge Hill University in the faded grandeur of the Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool. It was my second time visiting the city and also my second academic conference. Although my strea…
    - 14 Jul 17, 11:20am -

Evil HR Lady

Total Picture Radio

Fishdogs

  • TalentNet Live Celebrates 10 Years 12/6 at Toyota HQ in Plano, TX
    Fun fact: the top RECRUITING and HR conference in TEXAS is celebrating 10 YEARS Dec. 6th at TOYOTA's North American HQ in Plano! https://TALENTNETLIVE.com The post TalentNet Live Celebrates 10 Years 12/6 at Toyota HQ in Plano, TX appeared first on…
    - 8 Oct 19, 5:52pm -
  • Sourcecon preview from speaker Craig Fisher
    Hey this is Craig Fisher and it’s almost fall!  I know it seems hot right now.  But you know where it’s gonna be hotter in September? Atlanta for SourceCon September 24 through 26.  I hope you’ll join me.  We’re gonna talk tech.  We’re…
    - 4 Sep 18, 10:26pm -
  • Employer Branding That Really Works for Recruiting Gen Y Workers
    OK. I get it. You’re probably tired of hearing about Millennials (Gen Y) by now. I can’t say I blame you, if we’re being honest. But as much hiring hype as Gen Y has received in recruiting over the years, the fact is that no employer can affo…
    - 7 Aug 18, 9:14pm -
  • The “New Traditional” Workforce
    A recent Allegis Group survey found that 7.7 percent of companies were fully satisfied that their recruiting functions met expectations for quality, speed, and cost control. If you feel you’re in the other 92 percent, congratulations! You know yo…
    - 30 Jan 18, 2:41pm -
  • Plug and Pray – The Evolution of AI for Recruiting
    Long, long ago, back when job boards ruled the Earth, primitive recruiters and sourcers used to rely on an archaic tactic known as “post and pray.” By simply posting job descriptions on pretty much every career site in existence (and there were m…
    - 29 Dec 17, 1:35am -
  • Ready for the robots: Survey says job candidates are mostly okay with AI Apps in the application process
    Artificial intelligence is taking over parts of the recruitment process. From answering initial candidate questions to scheduling interviews, and even assessing skills, this is a growing trend that is rapidly streamlining how we hire. We recently sur…
    - 27 Jul 17, 12:22pm -

Cost of Work

  • This Year Was Supposed to About Race, So What Happened?
    Whelp, I was going to dedicate this year to race relations on this blog. However something weird happened. ALL HELL BROKE LOSE. Black men kept getting shot and streamed live on Facebook and social media. They went viral. I got...Read more
    - 29 Sep 16, 10:25am -
  • Why Doesn’t Women’s History Month Piss (Some of) You Off Like Black History Month Does?
    “All year long I am writing about race relations in America because things are so poor – anger and hatred seem to dominate the news. We are less tolerant than any point over the last 30 years.” Seriously, just the...Read more
    - 22 Mar 16, 12:30pm -
  • Tiffany, It’s Your Day (#TKDay)
    It was in 2012 that I first encountered Tiffany Kuehl online during the SHRM National Conference Explosion in Atlanta. I had already met Dave Ryan and spoken to Steve Browne and a few others but I remember Tiffany because she was...Read more
    - 15 Mar 16, 2:30pm -
  • The Intersection of Racism and Poverty
    Well, this year I am writing about Race Relation in 2016. Things are so messed up and you would think they would be getting better in 2016, but they are not.   I have learned that America is divided into...Read more
    - 2 Mar 16, 3:00pm -
  • Why Are White Men So Angry?
    Why are White Men So Angry? Let me start off by saying not ALL white men are angry, just SOME. Those are the guys who are really holding this country back and trying to take us into the stone age. I also...Read more
    - 2 Feb 16, 12:30pm -

The Buzz on HR

  • newPreparing for the Aftermath of COVID-19 (Leading In Color – Season 2, Episode 27)
    The finale of the #ReOpeningAfterRona series features my interview with Lisa Dinhofer    Lisa Dinhofer, MA, CT, known as “The Crisis Tamer’, works with subject matter and circumstances most people turn away from. She mentors companies past trau…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 10:30am -
  • newReturning Employees from Furlough during COVID-19 (Leading In Color – Season 2, Episode 25)
    In Part 5 of 7 in the #ReOpeningAfterRona series is a solo episode where I talk thru the steps you need to take when inviting employees to return to work. I also talk about how to re-orient them to the workplace after being gone for 3 months or more.…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jun 20, 10:00pm -
  • We Need Radical Self-Care during COVID-19
    I am wiped, y’all. The COVID-19 pandemic. The death of Chris Fields and so many others that I know. Missing my friends, extended family, and all the normalcies of life. Remembering the loss of my father from 4 years ago — and still working thru t…
    - 13 days ago, 17 Jun 20, 10:00am -
  • Let’s Normalize Remote Work!
        Many of us are working from home during this coronavirus pandemic. However, these are NOT normal work from home circumstances — and we shouldn’t treat them as such. Under normal circumstances, the rest of our families would be at their work…
    - 27 days ago, 3 Jun 20, 10:00am -
  • Compliance & Company Culture during COVID-19 (Leading In Color – Season 2, Episode 24)
    In Part 3 of the #ReOpeningAfterRona series, Sarah is discussing the impact of COVID-19 on compliance and company culture. This episode gives guidance on the FFCRA, FMLA, and ADA as well as advice on re-opening phases, re-orientation policies, and re…
    - 35 days ago, 26 May 20, 10:45am -
  • How MicroAggressions Show Up in Remote Work — and What To Do About It
      Microaggressions is not a new subject for me. I’ve written and spoke about it more than a few times: In this interview in Black Enterprise  In this Q&A for Ultimate Software‘s Women In Leadership blog In this #BlackBlogsMatter post And in ano…
    - 42 days ago, 19 May 20, 10:00am -

UnderCover Recruiter

  • newHow Unilever Integrates Diversity & Inclusion with Employer Brand
    For this consumer goods brand, employer brand and diversity and inclusion aren’t separate initiatives—they work in tandem as vital components of attracting the best employees. Both employer brand and D&I play vital roles in attracting the best em…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jun 20, 5:44pm -
  • 8 Out of 10 Employees Feel Overwhelmed and Overworked
    For most, work looks and feels different today than it did just a few months ago—and we’re not talking about working from home. A new study by VitalSmarts shows 58.6 percent of employees have experienced either a reduction or a restructure that c…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Jun 20, 4:10pm -
  • Searches for ‘Remote Work’ Increase Significantly During Covid-19
    Covid-19 is changing people’s work preferences with many now looking for roles that give them the flexibility to work from home. New data from LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, finds that job searches for remote work have increa…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Jun 20, 3:51pm -
  • How the Pandemic Has Dramatically Shifted Candidate Attitudes
    New research by Jobvite suggests uncertainty, unemployment, and financial challenges will drive profound changes in the employer-candidate relationship. Unlike previous editions, the 2020 Job Seeker Nation Report draws from two survey sets: one in Fe…
    - 14 days ago, 16 Jun 20, 6:08pm -
  • How COVID-19 Has Influenced Employer Brand Sentiment
    New data reveals just how much the COVID-19 pandemic has already impacted employer brand. Learn the key themes emerging in feedback from talent around the world. During this pandemic, we decided to do research using the Employer Brand Index methodolo…
    - 50 days ago, 11 May 20, 2:39pm -
  • Why Hiring Diversity Begins With the First Seven Words
    Think about the last thing you said. It could be anything — asking a coworker what they’re eating or answering a phone call from your mother. If seven words from that conversation were isolated in audio and presented to a roomful of strangers, re…
    - 54 days ago, 7 May 20, 6:47pm -

Lifes Crazy Joke

  • This will go in history down as my best idea… or my worst.
    This is a post about money. Talking about money is rude. But when have you ever known me to be polite? Zero times. Right now I’m paying a social media manager, a nanny, a few part-time graphic designers, some part-time photographers, my mom (she…
    - 27 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • Five Podcasts To Get You Into Podcasts
    The other day I had to explain to my mom what the word “podcast” means (which is hilarious since years ago I co-hosted a fairly successful one). Podcasts are these little bits of talk radio (for lack of a better description) that come in every g…
    - 13 Apr 16, 1:26pm -
  • Skinny people get sick, too.
    I thought I was having a heart attack. Or maybe a panic attack. But the more I sat there, wheezing, chest tight, arms numb – the more I realized I was probably going to die. This was it, I had finally worked myself to death. Putting in 80 hours a…
    - 6 Apr 16, 1:43pm -
  • I’ve been wearing leggings as pants for Science.
    I’ve been adamant about leggings not being pants. Because they’re leggings. And not pants. You can read my most popular blog post ever about this highly controversial (and totally polarizing) topic by clicking here. I was the one who told all of…
    - 11 Feb 16, 11:18pm -
  • You Park Like An Asshole & Other Neighborly Causes
    I could have spent today working on 1099s. I could have spent today getting a pitch done for tomorrow. But no. I spent today fighting for the cause. YOU. ARE. WELCOME. NEIGHBORS. I spent a significant amount of time making this diagram to show you gu…
    - 28 Jan 16, 11:32pm -

HR Bacon Hut

Performance I Create

  • HR Certifications, Are They Really Important?
    Human resources and work environments are rapidly evolving, including an increasingly diverse, four-generation workforce that requires knowledgeable, certified HR professionals who can bring multiple skills to the job. HR is transforming itself into…
    - 19 Feb 20, 2:00pm -
  • Natural Hair Should Be Protected By Law & Don’t Ask (White) Men About It
    There’s been a lot of talk about natural hairstyles lately. In fact, more than talk, there are major news stories revolving around cities ban natural hair discrimination in the workplace and even our children with natural hairstyles are being victi…
    - 17 Feb 20, 2:00pm -
  • How Can #HR Support Trump? (a serious question)
    *Editorial note* Sometimes social conversations are better than articles and blog posts, such as the case with this social conversation converted into a blog post.  Since 2017, I have wondered how can anyone, especially HR professionals, supports Do…
    - 12 Feb 20, 2:00pm -
  • Stop Snooping, Spying, and Stalking Your Employees
    Silently Stalking Employees The internet has created many opportunities for people to start their own company, join organizations they’ve always dreamt of, provide for themselves and/or their families. It has helped create thought leaders and influ…
    - 23 Jan 20, 2:00pm -
  • Engaging in Bullying Behavior and Being a Bully are Different Things
    Many of you who have read my blogs over the years know that I often refer to, learn from, or are inspired by my kids. Today’s post is no different but in this case, it is written with one of them. I was trying to wrap my arm around bullying, micro…
    - 21 Jan 20, 2:00pm -
  • Happy Birthday, Dr. King (I’d Be Lost Without You)
    For me, today kicks off a week-long celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday. Yes, I know as a nation it is celebrated the 3rd Monday in January, HOWEVER, his bornday is January 15th. So why do I celebrate beginning on his actual birthday u…
    - 15 Jan 20, 3:15pm -

HackerRank Blog

  • Developer Trends in 2020 and Beyond: 4 Takeaways From DeveloperWeek
    Earlier this year, HackerRank CEO and Co-founder, Vivek Ravisankar, gave a keynote at DeveloperWeek. In...The post Developer Trends in 2020 and Beyond: 4 Takeaways From DeveloperWeek appeared first on HackerRank Blog.
    - 5 days ago, 25 Jun 20, 5:54pm -
  • Gayle Laakmann McDowell’s 5 Tips for Cracking the Coding Interview (from Anywhere)
    As COVID-19 continues to change the hiring landscape, we sat down with Gayle Laakmann McDowell,...The post Gayle Laakmann McDowell’s 5 Tips for Cracking the Coding Interview (from Anywhere) appeared first on HackerRank Blog.
    - 11 days ago, 19 Jun 20, 7:06pm -
  • 3 Steps to Reduce Bias in Your Remote Hiring Process
    How do you design a truly fair remote hiring process to evaluate developer candidates? On...The post 3 Steps to Reduce Bias in Your Remote Hiring Process appeared first on HackerRank Blog.
    - 14 days ago, 16 Jun 20, 5:10pm -
  • New Technical Skills Certifications for Job Seekers
    Today, we’re excited to announce the launch of HackerRank certifications, a library of certification tests...The post New Technical Skills Certifications for Job Seekers appeared first on HackerRank Blog.
    - 21 days ago, 9 Jun 20, 5:00pm -
  • Black Lives Matter.
    At HackerRank, we’re committed to supporting the rights and interests of people of color and...The post Black Lives Matter. appeared first on HackerRank Blog.
    - 22 days ago, 8 Jun 20, 7:57pm -
  • HackerRank Now Supports Remote Hiring End-to-End
    For teams hiring developers, remote hiring is more than the new normal; it’s the future...The post HackerRank Now Supports Remote Hiring End-to-End appeared first on HackerRank Blog.
    - 34 days ago, 27 May 20, 7:00pm -

Ohio Employment Law Blog

  • NBC News takes the unprecedented step to release its internal Matt Lauer harassment report
    Image by Max Goldberg via Wiki CommonsYesterday morning, NBC News released the complete report into its months long investigation of Matt Lauer.I was astounded by NBC’s transparency. It is extraordinarily rare for a private company…
    - 10 May 18, 11:21am -
  • Sympathetic does not always equal protected under the ADA
    Photo by Pexels on PixabayToday’s opinion is a lesson straight out of the school of hard knocks. No matter how sympathetic the plaintiff or how harrowing his plights, the law is the law and sometimes it’s just not on his side.When…
    - 9 May 18, 11:34am -
  • Should employers still test for marijuana?
    Photo by Michael Fischer from PexelsOhio’s medical marijuana program is set to be fully operational by September 2018. Ohio will join 28 other states, and the District of Columbia, in which doctors can legally prescribe marijuana to treat c…
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  • The 8th nominee for the “worst employer of 2018” is … the age discriminator
    Today’s nominee for the Worst Employer of 2018 is Seasons 52, a national, Orlando-based restaurant chain.Last week, it agreed to pay $2.85 million to settle a nationwide class age discrimination lawsuit brought by the EEOC. The laws…
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  • WIRTW #504 (the “once bitten, twice shy” edition)
    Never in my life did I think that I’d ever attend a biker rally. Yet, three weeks from tomorrow, I’ll be in Sandusky, at Ohio Bike Week.Why?I’ll be watching Norah and her bandmates warming up the crowd for 80’s hair ba…
    - 4 May 18, 11:34am -
  • THIS is how you reasonably accommodate a disabled employee
    Photo by David Pisnoy on UnsplashI’ve spent a lot of time over the past 16 months discussing bad employers—those that so mishandled employees that they earned a spot on my list of America’s Worst Employers.Today, I thought I’d…
    - 3 May 18, 12:01pm -

The Recruiting Unblog

  • Could Moocs be the next big thing in college recruiting?
    If you follow the learning and development community, then Moocs, or Massive On-line Open Courses won’t be a new concept. They have been gaining momentum, popularity and adoption since first appearing in 2008. .Wikipedia defines a Mooc…
    - 14 May 14, 5:16am -
  • The Talent Tipping Point
    I’ve never been a big fan of the talent community concept. I get the idea. It would be nice if jobs, careers and companies were interesting enough to support real communities. A real community in my opinion, enables everyone to…Read m…
    - 13 May 14, 3:08am -
  • Mental Health And Recruiting: A Little Honesty
    I’ve been thinking of re-launching my blog, and today I think I have something important enough to start writing again. Yesterday, at #truStockholm, I got in to a bit of a conversation with someone about mental health, and how to…Read more →R…
    - 12 May 14, 5:25am -
  • The #trulondon9 Schedule: Feb 26. Live from London
    This #trulondon is all change. We’ve tightened things up by making the tracks 40 minutes, we’ve gone back to the City Hotel, which many past participants have called our spiritual home deep in Brick Lane, and we’ve added “show and…
    - 23 Feb 14, 12:24am -
  • Big Data and Recruiting. A new @BillBoorman Whitepaper
    Related posts:Free Whitepaper: From Transaction To Relationship: The Agency Opportunity If you’ve seen me speaking recently at the Recruitment Agency...Big data in the recruiting process with Gild #HRTechEurope I’m live blogging from #HRTe…
    - 21 Feb 14, 1:15am -
  • #trulondon 9 – Feb 26’th – All new line up

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Musings From Sussex

  • On the passing of my father
    As some know, my father passed way recently. He lived for many years with cancer, before a sudden deterioration. A few people know, and I’ve received some heartfelt messages of support. I’m thankful indeed for those – but it’s also made me re…
    - 25 Mar 16, 12:04pm -
  • Is time flying? Is Twitter dying? Is this blog still alive?
    Got a huge backlog of things I want to write about, but simply haven’t made the time of late.  Everything starts with a first step, they say… Been a close watcher of the ups and downs at Twitter over the last year or so – with most of the com…
    - 21 Mar 16, 9:03pm -
  • HR tips for a fast growth startup company
    While out at SXSW recently, I got the chance to catch up with ZipRecruiter.  As a fast growing tech startup, building a team AND supplying their core product to small/medium businesses around the world, I thought they might have some interesting th…
    - 7 Apr 15, 2:11pm -
  • Five things from SXSW 2015
    With my fifth SXSW safely tucked away, I’m now familiar enough with the pattern to know the learning hits in three stages: the stuff that hits you in the face while in Austin, the stuff that seeps out of your subconscious as the margaritas evaporat…
    - 20 Mar 15, 10:54am -
  • Agile recruiting – and DiceTalentNet highlights
    Had a great day at TalentNet yesterday – wanted to share a few takeaways, my slide deck, and also some appreciation for those behind it.  Trying to get anything organised during SXSW is a battle – vying for venue space and more importantly, peo…
    - 14 Mar 15, 2:28pm -
  • SXSW, DiceTalentNet and Data: good & evil
    Been a busy few months and fallen right out of the habit of blogging!  Time to spur it on, since SXSW beckons later this week, which means it’s about five years since I started this. I certainly remember writing up some reflections after my fir…
    - 10 Mar 15, 11:33am -

Take It Personel-ly

  • newHow Small Businesses Can Prevent Break-ins: 8 Tips
    You poured your heart and soul into your business, and you don’t want to lose your assets to thieves. Unfortunately, the fact that you own property makes you a target. What can you do to reduce your risk?  While protecting your company from theft…
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 11:31am -
  • newHow to Relocate for a Job in a Hurry
    When a career opportunity knocks, it sometimes asks you to make bold moves and make them quickly. A situation that frequently comes up along these lines is a job opening that comes out of nowhere with a current or new employer, in which everything is…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 9:22am -
  • newEverything You Need to Know Guide: Are You Eligible for Workers Compensation Benefits?
    Did you know that a worker is injured at the workplace every 7 seconds? Injuries in the workplace are a normal occurrence. If you’re a victim of occupational injuries or illness, you could benefit from workers’ compensation.  A workers’ compe…
    - 21 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 12:21am -
  • newHow to Improve Your Outdoor Seating: 6 Tips for Restaurateurs
    When the weather starts to warm up, it’s a good idea to invest in your outdoor space and move your business outside for some fresh air. That said, alfresco dining involves more than tossing some tables and chairs on your deck and calling it a day.…
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  • newTransformative Effects of Technological Advancements in the Real Estate Industry
    There is no doubt that real estate investing is one of the largest asset classes in the world, making it faster to build wealth and ultimately become rich for many investors. In fact, more people have become millionaires today through real estate inv…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jun 20, 10:05am -

    No Excuses HR

    • Listen. Learn. Do.
      Black Lives Matter.It is not a slogan or bandwagon issue. It is something we need to embrace, respect, and acknowledge as part of the momentum necessary to move our country forward on one of the most challenging topics: racism.It saddens, frustrates…
      - 13 days ago, 17 Jun 20, 3:01pm -
    • Share Your WFH Hacks
      Long before all the current WFH craze hit the world, my company was 100% virtual. Our transition to all of the suddenly trendy advice around workspaces, clutter removal, shower (or not) before work, etc, seemed a bit dated for us.I'm not bragging he…
      - 35 days ago, 26 May 20, 12:17pm -
    • A Greatness Undone
      ...faith and work and charity and healthy eating and being productive and working out and caring for everyone and reading and listening and learning and growing and mentoring and leading and pushing and resting and balancing and reaching out and alwa…
      - 49 days ago, 12 May 20, 11:49am -
    • Checking On You
      Okay, I think we've had just about enough of this whole stay-at-home lifestyle, right? Anyone else ready to go to a restaurant, attend a playoff game, or get to a concert? Holy cow...I am READY!Except, for that whole deadly virus thing that seems to…
      - 58 days ago, 3 May 20, 4:06pm -
    • Quarantine Goals
      When the safer at home orders started coming through I decided to set a few short term goals for myself. I'm very competitive, and with my gym closed and sessions with my trainer impossible, I thought I could turn those personal frustrations into a b…
      - 64 days ago, 27 Apr 20, 11:40am -
    • Rituals
      There is comfort in rituals. At least for me it's true. To be clear, rituals are not habits or routines. They are much more powerful. I gain confidence from practicing rituals, and for others they can be sacred. Both situations apply in my case.List…
      - 69 days ago, 22 Apr 20, 3:58pm -

    The Chief People Officer

    • Great Place to Work Award Programs
      The Great Place to Work Institute and Fortune Magazine started the best workplace award movement in the late 1990s. Fast forward to today, there are increasing numbers of award programs. Below is a centralized list: Great Place to Work Award Programs…
      - 25 Jun 19, 10:52am -
    • Saying Goodbye Leads to Saying Hello
      I miss my dog. Holly, a fluffy white Bichon Frise, was my faithful companion for over 15 years. She followed me throughout the house, not too far behind. When I sat down, she jumped on my lap. When I went outside, she followed me. When I went to the…
      - 30 May 19, 5:28pm -
    • Ageism and Best Places to Work
      “Hear the one about the unemployed middle-aged guy who tripped and fell into the new economy?” Dan Lyons, Author of Disrupted   It sucks being a middle-aged worker. Of all organizations in the U.S., award-winning best places to work should not d…
      - 4 Apr 19, 5:14pm -
    • The Culture Revolution: Bracing for the Third Wave
      American businesses are experiencing a cultural tsunami. A tsunami is a series of overwhelming ocean waves caused by an underwater earthquake, volcanic eruption or landslide. The triggering event causes a displacement of water along with multiple wav…
      - 14 Dec 18, 7:11pm -
    • Great Places to Work in the State of Oklahoma
      If you are searching for a great place to work in the State of Oklahoma, be sure to first look at organizations who have obtained an official great workplace designation. Although these awards do not guarantee the workplace is perfect, it shows, howe…
      - 28 Jun 18, 3:47pm -
    • Great Places to Work in the City of Tulsa
      If you’re an employee located in Tulsa, Oklahoma and searching for a career at a great organization, you should only consider a Certified Great Place to Work. These companies have earned this designation after completing a rigorous vetting proce…
      - 22 Jun 18, 2:59pm -

    HR Remix

    • Building Organizations Where Employees Can Be Creative
      Businesses across all industries are facing unprecedented disruption: rapidly evolving technology (AI, automation, etc.), new entrants in traditional markets, and changing business and consumer expectations. These disruptors are forcing organizatio…
      - 4 Dec 19, 11:30am -
    • What Does A Good HR Business Partner Look Like?
      The HR Business Partner is a job for experienced pros with education in HR and business…you can find all the details on that with easy internet search,  You don’t need me to tell you about the education and work experience required for this kind…
      - 22 Oct 19, 11:23am -
    • I’m Back From a 30 Day Digital Detox
      Digital technology is everywhere and for many of us its necessary to do our jobs. I couldn’t hibernate on a remote mountain for a month so I had to figure out a way I could keep my job and try digital minimalism. The post I’m Back From a 30 Day…
      - 7 Oct 19, 11:00am -
    • Don’t Let Someone Else Tell Your Story
      New leaders have a short amount of time to tell their story. Leaders are brought in under a number of circumstances – sometimes its a simple transition from one job to the next and other times its because something needs to be “fixed.” Regardle…
      - 4 Mar 19, 12:01pm -
    • Save Your Sanity This Year
      For many of us its goal setting time and that means some of us will get overly ambitious and set close-to-impossible goals for this new year (its possible I have experience in this area). Most of us don’t set these goals because we want to fail. Mo…
      - 5 Feb 19, 11:30am -
    • Why I Write & Speak Outside of Work
      A few weeks ago I spoke at Disrupt HR Detroit about how to make work suck less. It was 5 minutes, 20 slides and a little nerve wracking but I left exhilarated – I challenged myself, met new people and learned a lot. Did my company pay me to go ther…
      - 15 Oct 18, 11:45am -

    Talent Culture

    • To Boost Productivity, Hack the Stress Curve
      A lot has been said about stress in the workplace over the years, and for good reason. Stress takes a serious toll on employees, both in terms of physical and mental health. It’s largely known as a productivity killer — but is that the whole stor…
      - 5 days ago, 25 Jun 20, 3:09pm -
    • #WorkTrends Getting Real About ATS
      We may be at a tricky point in the economy, but hiring is on many company’s minds — along with what tools can help. So Meghan brought in Doug Coull, founder and CEO of APS, Inc.— the makers of SmartSearch talent acquisition and staffing manage…
      - 11 days ago, 19 Jun 20, 12:15pm -
    • Empathy, Action: What HR Can Do Now
      Recently I published an article on Forbes.com about the elephant in the room. It was one of those pieces I had to do. I had to go out on a limb and just say it.  We talk about diversity all the time — and on TalentCulture we’ve published many ar…
      - 13 days ago, 17 Jun 20, 11:23pm -
    • TalentCulture’s New Look: Announcing Our New Website!
      We’re thrilled to announce that our newly revamped website is now live! In keeping with our mission, it offers the insights that empower HR, the community, and workforce to become better leaders and partners in the modern workplace. But now it offe…
      - 14 days ago, 16 Jun 20, 3:25pm -
    • #WorkTrends Leading Through Uncertainty
      These times have truly challenged us all, leaders or not, to look at the critical role leadership plays in a crisis. Doug Butler of Reward Gateway came to #WorkTrends with plenty of answers to the pressing question: what’s the best way for leaders…
      - 18 days ago, 12 Jun 20, 12:15pm -
    • Closing Analytics Talent Gaps: College to Career
      Nearly all organizations are struggling to find top talent and identify best practices for aligning college and career pathways. Moreover, there is a substantial talent gap when it comes to early-career hires. Recent research from Strada/Gallup found…
      - 19 days ago, 11 Jun 20, 12:47pm -

    Recruiting Animal

    • How To Command a Niche
      Link: Charge What You Deserve. 3 Quick and easy ways to Command a Profitable Niche October 13th, 2008 · No Comments So, who IS that client of yours? Where are you going to “dig your niche”? You are going to dig right where your B-O-M-B is! Your…
      - 13 Mar 19, 10:18am -

    Strategy Focused HR

    • WE HAVE MOVED
      Please check out our new website atwww.strategyfocusedhr.comWe will no longer post to this site.  Thank you very much for your support over the years.  Please join us at the above so that we can stay connected.
      - 8 Nov 15, 9:47am -
    • Only Time Will Tell If You REALLY Believe That Employees Come First
      There are only three agenda items at our executive meetings: People, sales, and profit.In what order I asked? “That is the order,” was the response.Everyone in the room looked on like an approving parent.I belong to a group in Dubai that we calle…
      - 23 Sep 15, 10:45am -
    • Are You Making Sure To Change Your Talent Along With Your Strategy?
      I have never had strategy and talent explained that way. I am a professor at a Business School here in Dubai and I teach strategy. We should put something together.At the end of one of my speeches, I was approached by this professor who gave me his b…
      - 23 Sep 15, 10:34am -
    • The Tide Is Turning – The Old Ways Of Managing A Workforce Are Evolving
      These were recent headlines that came across my news feed: Would You Give Staff a Three-Day Weekend? Global Retailer Uniqlo is Giving it a GoFacebook Co-founder Calls Out Tech Industry for Lack of Work-Life BalanceHow Working Long Hours is Hitting Yo…
      - 23 Sep 15, 10:23am -
    • Better Engagement? It Trickles Down From Managers to Your Employees
      I do not care whether anyone here likes me or not.Please do not come to me with this, I should be the last person that you come to with questions, go figure it out.Now I just do my job and what is required. Nothing more.This one-sided conversation wa…
      - 2 Sep 15, 9:51am -
    • Maybe Amazon’s New World Of Work Isn’t Right For Someone Like Me
      “Nearly every person I worked with, I saw cry at their desk,” said former Amazon employee Bo Olson, who worked in book marketing. Or, they very wisely chose to leave.Explanations like “we’re not totally sure” or “I’ll get back to you”…
      - 24 Aug 15, 6:10am -

    Interview Geek

    • One-and-Done: The NBA’s Strategy For Managing Millennials
      The NBA instituted a rule in 2006 that an athlete must be at least 19 years old and at least one year removed from graduating high school. And the term One-and-Done was born. It’s gained enough acceptance over the last decade that I wouldn’t be s…
      - 26 Mar 15, 2:46pm -
    • Draft Your Team Like an NFL General Manager
      Guest Blogger: Marc Prine PhD With the NFL Draft on its way, there are few things that can make or break a team’s season and the career of a General Manager (GM) more than a bad draft decision. Similarly, there are a few things that can stall your…
      - 17 Mar 15, 7:30pm -
    • Recruiting Millennials: How Oregon Got It Right
      [Posted on LinkedIn 12/31/14] Today is the eve of the first ever College Football Playoff. The inaugural four-team playoff includes Ohio State, Alabama, Florida State, and Oregon. I must be up front and let you, the readers, know that I have an unwav…
      - 2 Jan 15, 3:20pm -
    • 3 Ways Millennials Are Influencing Healthcare
      [Breaking News] – The healthcare landscape is changing, and while those in DC continue to have polite, bipartisan discussions on how to “solve” this nagging problem, HR departments everywhere are trying to keep up. A new study released last wee…
      - 29 Oct 14, 12:07pm -
    • #LikeAGirl: Hire Mo’ne Davis and My Sister
      Always created a campaign addressing what it means to run, throw, and fight #LikeAGirl. When did #LikeAGirl become an insult? As more young girls believe they’re strong and capable, the challenges and obstacles women in the workplace face today wil…
      - 22 Aug 14, 3:10pm -
    • The Bachelorette #MenTellAll: The Ultimate Exit Interview
      Finally. A forum to tell people what is really going on at this company (sort of)! Exit interviews can provide companies with feedback on areas of improvement and offers closure to employees. The concept is a little kumbaya, assuming that all break-u…
      - 22 Aug 14, 3:08pm -

    The HR Field Guide

    • "The Who Behind Your Why"
      I'm excited to share that I have a new article up over at TalentCulture titled, "The Value of Value Propositions." For a sneak peek of my latest, read on:Industry, products and services, customer base – these are all things that differ in terms a…
      - 17 Nov 17, 3:06pm -
    • "The Magic Eight Ball of Recruiting"
      In what is the first of two articles I have going up this week, my new piece on the idea of predicting the talent fit pre-hire, titled "The Future of Hiring is Quality of Hire," is now live at ERE. For a sneak peek, read on:The function responsible f…
      - 14 Nov 17, 1:38pm -
    • "Season of Change"
      It's been a bit crazy this past year, as anyone that bothers to read posts around these parts probably surmised. Over the course of these last 15 months, I presented at the CUPA-HR National Conference (2016), got a new boss, saw my role grow and expa…
      - 13 Nov 17, 5:27pm -
    • "Everything You've Ever Wanted. . ."

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    • "Love Changes Everything. . ."
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    • "Talent Is A Wonderful Thing. . ."
      Header Photo Credit: cobalt123 via Compfight cc
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    HR Nasty

    • Modern resume format for a Covid job search
      Are you aware of the tools and formats in a modern job searchInterviews are being landed amid COVID with a Modern Resume FormatI am riding shotgun with two folks right now on their post-COVID job search. The first thing we did was update their re…
      - 68 days ago, 23 Apr 20, 4:44pm -
    • The initial resume sniff test, why your resume is being declined
      Is your resume failing the resume sniff test?Top 5 reasons your resume doesn’t pass the first sniff testHave you turned in your resume and not heard back from the hiring company? Yes, unemployment numbers are high, but we know that recruiters a…
      - 74 days ago, 17 Apr 20, 5:36pm -
    • How to keep your remote employees engaged
      We don’t just want engaged remote employees, we want the entire family engaged with the company.New paradigm, company is made up of remote employeesLike most companies, remote employees our the new paradigm. In the midst of Covid-19, who is to…
      - 82 days ago, 10 Apr 20, 6:21am -
    • Job search help through free automated cover letter and resume accounts
      Let professional recruiters help you find a job with the latest automated toolLeveling the playing field for the unemployed with free job search toolsToday I want to offer free job search help. If you were recently laid off or know someone who wa…
      - 91 days ago, 1 Apr 20, 12:58am -
    • Working from home, managing your manager remotely, and Covid-19
      Working from homeWorking from homeCovid-19 has many employees working from home. Because this is a new practice for many, I wanted to share some best practices to ensure success as you work from home.Working from home isn’t anything new. Folk…
      - 97 days ago, 25 Mar 20, 5:25pm -
    • Corporate training behavior and future opportunities
      All employees attend corporate training. How your participation level or lack of participation can kick start or shutter your career. The post Corporate training behavior and future opportunities appeared first on HRNasty.
      - 21 Feb 20, 3:00am -

    Christopher in HR

    • The Experience
      Woe to the candidate experience. Perhaps not dead, but terminal. No longer a hot topic, not the high point of networking conversations anymore yet this drama still plays out as an endless soap opera searching for new sponsors. We can do better. Cons…
      - 10 Mar 20, 10:14pm -
    • Pay It Forward
      Do the right thing. Sometime in the next five to ten years my career as such will be over. I won’t be doing HR work as an ’employee’ although I’m sure I’ll still teach and speak and above all mentor. I’m asking you to consider mentoring t…
      - 21 Feb 20, 6:04pm -
    • We Want You! (sort of…)
      No thank you. Sam and I go back for years having met at a tech company and keeping up with each other since. He’s a good guy, talented as an HR Business Partner and his skills are above average. He has a strong brand. Last November a tech firm reac…
      - 29 Jan 19, 2:23pm -
    • A Matter of Degrees
      She shivered. As my better half and I left a quaint little bistro in the early evening the temperature had changed since we entered. From a balmy 70 initially, (21 to my friends on the other side of the pond) it was now a nippy 62 (17) since the sun…
      - 29 Nov 18, 12:55pm -
    • Good News
      It was a dark and stormy night… Actually that’s not true: it was a beautiful sunny morning but I’ve always wanted to start a post like that! The phone rang and although I didn’t recognize it I answered anyway as it was a local call and I hope…
      - 27 Nov 18, 3:22pm -
    • Fall Out
      Everything in its season. There is no question the world’s a little colder place in the fall. While my friends south of the equator are fast heading towards spring, we in the northern climes are snuggled into fall looking towards the Equinox and wi…
      - 10 Nov 18, 12:15pm -

    Joe Gerstandt Blog

    • Inclusion in Action, cont’d
      As I said in my last post… Diversity means difference, and there is nothing more universally human than difference. Difference has consequences. Rolling a boulder up hill is very different from rolling the same boulder down hill because gravity has…
      - 16 Apr 19, 6:39pm -
    • Inclusion in Action
      Diversity means difference. Literally. Diversity means difference, and human beings are positively riddled with difference. One of the very few things that is universally true of all human beings is that each of us is in some way different. Differenc…
      - 11 Apr 19, 12:06pm -
    • Inclusion Demands Higher Standards
      Of the many misperceptions regarding inclusion, the most common might be the idea that inclusion requires you to lower your standards – inclusion somehow means “anything goes.” Not only is there a healthy does of bias baked into this idea, it i…
      - 27 Feb 19, 8:38pm -
    • 6 Ways to Accelerate your Diversity & Inclusion Efforts
      I consistently see organizations with unnecessary barriers slowing their D&I efforts down or blocking them altogether. Want to move forward? Here are six opportunities to consider. I will unpack each of these further in following posts: Clarify your…
      - 8 May 18, 1:42pm -
    • Leverage points for change. Where do you focus your efforts?
        I no longer remember where I first came across it, but I have kept some version of the above image in my journal for many years now. It is one of the lenses I apply to clarify my own thinking around what exactly I am doing and whether or not I am…
      - 24 Apr 18, 6:05pm -
    • Radiance
      If ten lamps are in one place, each differs in form from another; yet you can’t distinguish whose radiance is whose when you focus on the light. In the field of spirit there is no division; no individuals exist. Sweet is the oneness of the Friend w…
      - 16 Apr 18, 12:30pm -

    China Gorman Blog

    • Are You Ready for AI?
      The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) is a pretty high falutin’ outfit. It’s the business and economics research arm of McKinsey & Company. Not focused so much on middle-market HR folks, it publishes a wealth of well-researched papers that focus on…
      - 5 Sep 17, 11:00am -
    • Compensation Transparency
      Ben Eubanks over at Lighthouse Research and Advisory has written a fascinating white paper on transparency. Transparency in Compensation:  Trends and Best Practices, underwritten by salary.com, is a thoughtful and interesting discussion of the impac…
      - 22 Aug 17, 2:49pm -
    • The Value of Purpose

      - 15 Aug 17, 11:00am -
    • Are HR And Finance Finally Going To Be Friends?
      How on earth can it be August 1st? For that matter, how on earth can it be 2017? After taking off three weeks for vacation and business travel commitments, it’s time to be back considering new research and data of … Continue reading →
      - 1 Aug 17, 11:00am -
    • Happy 4th of July!
         
      - 4 Jul 17, 11:00am -
    • One Internet Trend To Watch
      As I’ve written in the past, Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report is a treasure trove of data that most HR professionals miss. That’s because the report isn’t about HR trends, it’s about internet trends. But almost any way you … Co…
      - 27 Jun 17, 11:00am -

    Steve Boese HR Technology

    • ANNOUNCEMENT: Mailing List Updates (and other updates)
      Hi all!  Just a couple of updates for readers of the blog and especially for email subscribers who get the blog that way. We at H3 HR Advisors are launching a new monthly email newsletter that will incorporate our latest articles, presentations, eve…
      - 48 days ago, 13 May 20, 3:53pm -
    • PODCAST: HR Happy Hour 419 - Talking HR with the Hosts of the HR Social Hour
      HR Happy Hour 419 - Talking HR with the Hosts of the HR Social HourHosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlaneGuests: Wendy Dailey, Jon ThurmondListen HEREThe HR Happy Hour show is sponsored by Paychex. Paychex makes it simple for businesses of all siz…
      - 55 days ago, 6 May 20, 4:56pm -
    • PODCAST: HR Happy Hour 418 - Workplace Movie Hall of Fame: American Factory
      HR Happy Hour 418 - Workplace Movie Hall of Fame: American FactoryHosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlaneThe HR Happy Hour show is sponsored by Paychex. Paychex makes it simple for businesses of all sizes to pay and manage their employees. They make pa…
      - 58 days ago, 3 May 20, 8:51pm -
    • PODCAST: HR Happy Hour 417 - Fertility Benefits in the Workplace
      HR Happy Hour 417 - Fertility Benefits in the WorkplaceHosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlaneGuest: Tammy Sun, Co-Founder & CEO, Carrot FertilityListen HEREThe HR Happy Hour show is sponsored by Paychex. Paychex makes it simple for businesses of a…
      - 60 days ago, 1 May 20, 12:25pm -
    • PODCAST: HR Happy Hour 416 - HR Happy Hour LIVE: What Matters Now for HR Leaders
      HR Happy Hour 416 - HR Happy Hour LIVE: What Matters Now for HR LeadersHosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlaneSpecial Guest Host: Bill Hicks, Ultimate SoftwareListen HEREThis week in a special HR Happy Hour Show recorded live at Ultimate Software…
      - 17 Mar 20, 7:40pm -
    • PODCAST: HR Happy Hour 415 - Addressing Coronavirus in the Workplace
      HR Happy Hour 415 - Addressing Coronavirus in the WorkplaceHosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlaneThe HR Happy Hour show is sponsored by Paychex. Paychex makes it simple for businesses of all sizes to pay and manage their employees. They make payroll…
      - 15 Mar 20, 5:46pm -

    Women of HR

    • It’s Your Destiny… Take Control
      I’ve been away from Women of HR for a while.  It was never my intention to let this platform go into hiatus, but as we all know life happens and best intentions are sometimes eclipsed by the realities of life.  But nevertheless, I’m back with t…
      - 9 Mar 20, 1:11pm -
    • The Science is Simple: Women on the Rise
      With my team at Messina Staffing in Chicago, I’ve had the pleasure of connecting many talented women with wonderful jobs in science, technology, and engineering. Today, I see women rising everywhere I look, and the opportunities are only increasing…
      - 26 Nov 19, 11:00am -
    • A Cautionary Tale: Amazon’s Experiment with AI in Hiring
      While the search for true human-level computing power is still elusive, the targeted use of artificial intelligence is currently transforming individual lives and entire industries. From intelligent sourcing and automatic ordering optimizing supply c…
      - 19 Nov 19, 11:00am -
    • 5 Ways To Use Empathy to Become An Effective HR Leader
      “You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” – John Steinbeck A couple of years ago I remember asking the CHRO of the company I employed at about what he thought was the most important characteristic an HR leader should posses…
      - 12 Nov 19, 11:00am -
    • The New Digital Human Workplace #HRTechConf
      The 2019 version of the HR Technology Conference and Exposition wrapped up about a week and a half ago, and as always it was a world class showcase of HR technology solutions, ideas, and trends in the space.  It’s a show that I wish every human re…
      - 15 Oct 19, 3:42pm -
    • Is your company recognizing “Her” enough?
      “She needs your respect, not your comfort. Needs your support, not your sweet words. Girls with dreams become women with vision. All she needs is the freedom to create her own world.”   ~ Bithika Halder     Let’s be honest! Talking about gen…
      - 30 Jul 19, 12:00pm -

    Creative Chaos HR

    • Happy birthday, Breonna Taylor. You would have been 27 today. I...
      Happy birthday, Breonna Taylor. You would have been 27 today. I hope your soul is at rest, and that your family receives justice..Click on the link in my bio to see how you can support Breonna Taylor’s fight for justice. Thank you Cate Young and…
      - 25 days ago, 5 Jun 20, 11:03am -
    • #BlackIsBeautiful #blackouttuesday...
      #BlackIsBeautiful #blackouttuesday https://www.instagram.com/p/CA7iuzMF2Sg/?igshid=qip3eylvefde
      - 28 days ago, 2 Jun 20, 11:04am -
    • **Special Announcement**...Hey y'all, I shut down my Etsy...
      **Special Announcement**...Hey y'all, I shut down my Etsy shop. Don’t worry, it’s for a good reason!..The reason for the closure is this: I’m working with a client here in New York City to put together a virtual fundraiser! It’s called…
      - 39 days ago, 22 May 20, 7:02pm -
    • *SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT**..I’m excited that, despite the...
      *SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT**..I’m excited that, despite the pandemic, I get to participate in another gallery show! ..**New Visions: Activism Through The Lens** is a collection of images by members of NeON Photographers on display at the Denise Bi…
      - 63 days ago, 28 Apr 20, 11:45am -
    • Heading into the weekend…..Don’t forget to let...
      Heading into the weekend…..Don’t forget to let loved ones know how important they are to you...Image description: a photo of a man walking by a yarn mural by @naomirag...#ChaosPhotos #NikonPhotography #NYC #TheBronx #Manhattan #Brooklyn…
      - 13 Mar 20, 11:09pm -
    • There’s a lot going on in the world. It can feel...
      There’s a lot going on in the world. It can feel overwhelming. It can also be paralyzing. For myself, when things have me feeling helpless, I try to do a few things to get me back on track. Whether it’s focusing on #selfcare, paying attention to…
      - 11 Mar 20, 9:44pm -

    Benz Communications

    • Financial Wellness Matters Now More than Ever
      Even before the coronavirus outbreak, the majority of Americans had little to no savings and were living paycheck to paycheck. And when you have almost no savings, you’re most likely living in debt, living beyond your means, and not thinking a…
      - 8 days ago, 23 Jun 20, 12:27am -
    • Going Virtual: Moving Your In-Person Benefits Fair Online
      COVID-19 has challenged the status quo and upended the way we’ve always done things. So, with this new normal, should you conduct an in-person benefits fair, or reimagine it online?
      - 21 days ago, 9 Jun 20, 5:55pm -
    • What You Need to Communicate About the SECURE Act
      The SECURE Act seeks to provide more Americans with access to retirement savings plans in order to strengthen retirement readiness. So what’s included in the SECURE Act, and what should you tell people now?
      - 29 days ago, 1 Jun 20, 6:25pm -
    • (Re)Making the Case for Wellness During the COVID-19 Pandemic
      During the COVID-19 pandemic, promoting well-being resources may have taken a backseat to communicating COVID-19 prevention, safety protocols, and new tools for working virtually. But a quick review of the data from COVID-19 cases to determine w…
      - 35 days ago, 26 May 20, 11:24pm -
    • What’s Next in Benefits Communication
      This is an incredibly challenging time both personally and professionally. But even before the coronavirus changed the world as we know it, technology was quickly changing benefits and benefits communication. Here’s what you need to know about…
      - 42 days ago, 19 May 20, 9:46pm -
    • SCOTUS Agrees: Employees Lack “Actual Knowledge” of Retirement Plan Disclosures They Have Not Read
      Retirement communications that are well designed, written simply, and inspire comprehension are not just nice to have. They help your employees understand their retirement plans. And that’s even more important now in light of a recent U.S. Sup…
      - 57 days ago, 4 May 20, 8:44pm -

    Recruitifi Blog

    • Unleashing talent as a competitive weapon
      Whether you’re still focusing on traditional “time-to-hire” or agonizing over what an unfilled position is costing your company, you know that when it comes to recruiting and hiring, time is of the essence. This already high pressur…
      - 21 Apr 16, 6:42pm -
    • the challenges of recruiting in hypergrowth
      Perfecting your recruitment and hiring process is hard enough during so-called normal conditions, but as Wrede Petersmeyer and the rest of the team at Airbnb found out, it’s even more difficult during a period of hypergrowth. Since Wred…
      - 21 Apr 16, 6:39pm -
    • Full-Time Workers Increasingly Willing to Work Part-Time
      Introduction A new RecruitiFi survey on the career paths of 1,000 U.S. full-time and part-time adult employees found that individuals currently working full-time are increasingly likely to seek part-time work due to the flexibility as…
      - 16 Nov 15, 8:55pm -
    • The Intersection of Ad Tech and IT Recruiting
      Due to the omnipresence of smartphones and the web’s proven success as an advertising platform, there’s increased demand to place candidates with an intersection of IT and advertising skills in positions. The burgeoning ad tech indust…
      - 16 Nov 15, 8:02pm -
    • IT Recruiting: Cloud Computing and Big Data Candidates are in Demand
      There are certain areas of IT recruiting where demand far exceeds supply, such as cloud computing and related areas like Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and big data. Moving to cloud-based platforms saves companies money and offers very real…
      - 7 Oct 15, 2:14pm -
    • Maybe You Should be Recruiting Job Hoppers
       Recruiting job hoppers may wind up costing employers a large sum of money due simply to their unreliability. The average cost to replace an employee is 21 percent of that employee’s yearly salary, so hiring a job hopper might wind up…
      - 1 Oct 15, 2:02pm -

    HR Hardball

    • The Sh*t Storm Trifecta
      So here we all are, this is really happening. A pandemic response of historic significance, social unrest like we haven’t seen since the 1960’s, and it’s less than six months until we have an election that promises to provide an explosive outc…
      - 6 days ago, 25 Jun 20, 2:32am -
    • Seismic Shifts in Human Resources
      Human Resources became a different career in March, 2020, and here's how.
      - 36 days ago, 26 May 20, 12:36am -
    • The Pretender, Part II
      New leaders
      - 12 Dec 19, 3:45pm -
    • The Pretender, Part 1
      If you get things that you desire, there may be unforeseen and unpleasant consequences. Another way to say that, “Be careful what you wish for,” but Google reminded me that’s also the name of a cheesy Nick Jonas flick (redundant, I know.) What…
      - 7 Dec 19, 8:12pm -
    • The Candidate Cocktail
      Next week (June 10-12, Denver) I am honored to deliver a keynote at the HCI event for “Strategic Talent Acquisition.” The title for my presentation? “The Candidate Cocktail, How Sweet It Is.” I’ve got a theory, and it’s a pretty good one…
      - 7 Jun 19, 5:00pm -
    • I love this place! Wait…I got screwed!

      - 15 Feb 19, 1:30pm -

    Lisa Rosendahl Blog

    • Character Building Experiences
      We all face experiences that test our temperament, our spirit, and our moral fiber. They provoke us to choose between what we feel we should do and what we would do, if not for the expectations of others. Or, they stop us in our tracks because they a…
      - 31 Jan 18, 3:00pm -
    • Yes, I am Judging You
      If it looks like I have been judging you, it's because I have. If it wasn't me evaluating how you chose to respond on a group email and coming up with a snarky response I'll never deliver or predicting the negative impacts of your personal motivatio…
      - 2 Jan 18, 3:00pm -
    • Motherhood and Cliche
      My daughter is 16, going on college. I remember being pregnant worrying about what I would do if the baby was sick on a day I couldn't be off work. The worry was for nothing. My answer was clear the moment I saw my daughter for the very first time -…
      - 11 Dec 17, 3:00pm -
    • A Reluctant Exerciser: On the Road to Recovery
      I completed The Fast Factory Challenge today. My goals for the 6-weeks were pedestrian: recharge my exercise routine,  clean up my diet, and downsize my menopausal muffin top . Not for one moment did I entertain the idea of shifting my lifelong rela…
      - 17 Nov 17, 5:22pm -
    • Changing the HR Story
      The new year presents a fresh start. If there is something you'd like to start doing, stop doing or change the way you are doing it, this is when many jump on the resolution train. Whether you are a resolution-maker or not, making something better is…
      - 12 Jan 15, 12:00pm -
    • My Leadership Sweet Spot
      Leaders must be learners and last week I completed the Healthcare Leadership Development Program. It was great program focused on each of us as individual leaders, the healthcare environment we operate in and leadership in crisis. As a wrap-up, each…
      - 23 Sep 14, 1:00pm -

    PEOCompare

    Change-Effect

    • newYou don’t need to be “HR correct”
      I’ve written many times before about our love for a good fad in the world of management. Nothing appeals more than the chance to relaunch something of old under a new moniker and pretend that this version makes you faster, better, more competitive…
      - 2 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 7:00am -
    • How the levy could tackle youth unemployment
      Coronavirus is a no win game, that goes without saying. One of the losing groups that worries me most is the young, particularly those finishing education this year and entering the world of work. Not only are we seeing a significant rise in those th…
      - 9 days ago, 22 Jun 20, 7:00am -
    • Dumb luck and bias
      Many years ago I was sat in a room with a number of senior politicians and business people discussing the challenge of improving social mobility. One of the advisors to the then coalition government made a point that has resonated with me for years,…
      - 16 days ago, 15 Jun 20, 7:00am -
    • Silence and hope
      I’ve been writing on at least a weekly basis for over ten years, only taking time off for holidays, yet last week I didn’t write. And this morning as I sat down again, the overwhelming desire was to stay silent again. Whilst I’m hardly the Bost…
      - 23 days ago, 8 Jun 20, 7:02am -
    • I screwed up (again)
      As the events of the last couple of days of Cummingsate have shown us, it doesn’t matter how clever, how senior, how powerful one becomes, we are all capable of getting stuff wrong. Watching the press conference, and putting aside for one moment t…
      - 36 days ago, 26 May 20, 6:47am -
    • Here’s some things we can all do
      I’ve spent the last couple of weeks talking about the societal impacts of the pandemic, the way in which it risks increasing injustice and widening the already significant gaps that prevent social mobility. And more than ever, organisations need to…
      - 44 days ago, 18 May 20, 7:00am -

    PeopleTactics

    • Designing a Job-Specific Training Program
      When hired, employees bring a wealth of knowledge, skills and experience to your organization; however, often times there are a few gaps here and there – and of course there is always the learning curve of your business. Training an employee on wha…
      - 2 Aug 18, 8:13pm -
    • The New Kid on the Block: How to Welcome Your New Hire
      Remember the first day of school when you were little? The excitement, the anxiety, the unknown – all the emotions! Starting a new job can elicit the same feelings as we felt on those tender days in grade school…regardless of how old we get. Bein…
      - 17 Jul 18, 6:17pm -
    • Recruitment Benchmarking: Metrics to Consider
      In today’s world, tracking business metrics is essential for leaders to understand where their organizations shine and where they need to improve. Monitoring these metrics on a consistent basis – and turning the results into real-life change –…
      - 22 Jun 18, 5:51pm -
    • Learning Ability: The Key to Hiring Talent for Tomorrow
      When it comes to talent, we tend to think of hiring someone who has a specific list of skills or experience to meet our business needs of TODAY. Hiring someone based on how well his resume matches the job description is a traditional approach and not…
      - 8 Jun 18, 6:51pm -
    • HR & Business Metrics: What Are You Tracking?
      As the value of having real-time data at your fingertips becomes increasingly important, the use of people analytics has evolved from mere project-based initiatives to a more proactive integrated strategy that drives work forward. Instead of operatin…
      - 11 May 18, 9:27pm -
    • How Up-To-Date is Your Employment Application?
      The employment application is a standard document for any recruiting process. Having applicants complete the employment application at the onset of the recruitment phase is important. Equally important is making sure it is up-to-date on the ever-chan…
      - 28 Apr 18, 2:00am -

    HR Culture Club

    • ¿Cuál Es La Historia Y Evolución De La Dieta Keto?
      Si ha seguido las tendencias alimentarias en los últimos años, es probable que haya oído hablar de la dieta cetogénica (Ketogénica). Este método de alimentación alto en grasas y bajo en carbohidratos ha cautivado la cultura popular, y más per…
      - 11 Oct 19, 6:28am -
    • Que es Keto? – Guia comprensiva
      ¿Qué es una dieta Keto? Una dieta Keto es bien conocida por ser una dieta baja en carbohidratos, donde el cuerpo produce cetonas en el hígado para ser utilizadas como energía. Se conoce como muchos nombres diferentes: dieta cetogénica, dieta ket…
      - 7 Sep 19, 5:17pm -
    • Dieta Keto Opiniones
      ¿Qué es Dieta Keto? La Dieta Keto es una dieta extremadamente baja en carbohidratos o sin carbohidratos que obliga al cuerpo a un estado de cetosis. La cetosis ocurre cuando las personas comen una dieta baja en carbohidratos o sin carbohidratos y l…
      - 6 Sep 19, 5:53am -
    • Pastillas Efervescentes
      Las pastillas efervescentes se están volviendo cada vez más populares en una variedad de sectores, incluidos los suplementos y el uso farmacéutico debido a la facilidad con la que se pueden consumir. Las pastillas efervescentes están diseñadas p…
      - 1 Sep 19, 5:45pm -

    Accidental HR

    • Summer of `86 Revisited
      The summer of 1986 I was 14 and about to start high school in September.  I knew it was vital to take stock over the summer months because I was certain that something monumental was going to happen. The year before I had moved from the suburbs to t…
      - 12 Aug 19, 1:21am -
    • Why vulnerability is so important
      It irks me that I am sitting down to write this post so early on in January  because I feel like this should either be a look back on 2018 (summary: professionally productive, personally it sucked eggs) or my goals for 2019 (make it out alive). Howe…
      - 4 Jan 19, 5:53pm -
    • Speaking Up Now When I Should Have Then
      This post has been sitting in draft mode for quite some time.  There are a number of reasons for this, but the main one was that I was having trouble deciding what I really was hoping to achieve by putting it out there.  Then, every time I thought…
      - 21 Nov 18, 11:00pm -
    • Avoidance
      There is an aspect of every job that we don’t like, some task or responsibility that we always push off because it seems pointless or worse, causes us stress. In the case of those stress-inducing items, there is a really good chance that is somethi…
      - 12 Nov 18, 11:52pm -
    • Thinking about the future in reverse
      It is no secret that I struggle for inspiration to write.  Or is motivation?  Maybe opportunity?  My head is full and I am overflowing with observations, but for some reason it doesn`t make it to my hands. Is it possible to have carpal tunnel that…
      - 13 Feb 18, 11:01am -
    • My expectations for 2018 (and why last year can suck eggs)
      I recently said that 2017 could end any day now because I was done with it.  As if on January 1st everything would re-set and we would be starting fresh.  That would be nice, but the reality is far from that. Last year was one of the most difficult…
      - 16 Jan 18, 1:24pm -

    Corporate HR Girl

    Salima Nathoo

    • Remix: 6 Lessons on Playing Smart and Failing Forward
      Dug this one up from the archives, dusted it off and gave it a fresh polish — you might even see your own reflection in it. 1 #NoHustleWasted. The shortcut to success takes years to create. There’s no copy & paste formula for it and along the way…
      - 13 Sep 16, 4:12am -
    • Lean Learning
      It first happened in 2010 and then everyday thereafter. Emerging from my Master’s Degree in Adult Learning & Global Change and leaning into social media, I couldn’t connect the dots between 40 pages of a training workbook and 140 characters on Tw…
      - 17 May 15, 8:00pm -
    • Why Learning Should Be Open Source
      If knowledge is not open source, we are running a dangerous experiment with the collective intellect of humanity.   At times the sound of the rain seemed to be louder than the crescendo of voices inside the coffee shop during the lunch rush; an enli…
      - 17 May 15, 2:03pm -
    • Is Your Organization Collaboratively Intelligent?
      They say too much of something is not always a good thing – when you’re not being smart about it. Collaboration is no exception. Is your organization collaboratively intelligent? A Collaboratively Intelligent Organization has a culture of sharing…
      - 12 Oct 14, 12:30pm -
    • Leaders, Time to Get Your Shift Together
      In a time of scarcity, the greatest abundance is the plentiful of being more of who we already are. Today’s leaders own a lot. We are responsible for a continuum that has the bottom line on one end, and on the other, cultivating conditions for the…
      - 13 Aug 14, 4:28am -
    • Get Your Head in the Cloud with Disruptive E-Learning Technology
      I’m excited to be collaborating with e-learning company Docebo, on a series of sponsored posts and guest posts on topics ranging from Business Process Humanization to Learning Design for Employer Branding, and this first post on a review of their l…
      - 20 Mar 14, 3:21pm -

    Break the Frame

    • newThis One Tip Will Change Your Speaking, Training, and Facilitation Forever
      We’ve all attended training classes where the facilitator will suddenly have you get up to do an activity. Maybe it’s keeping a balloon in the air for as long as possible, organizing attendees from tallest to shortest, or by birthday. The intenti…
      - 12 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 9:30am -
    • Faulty Beliefs About Avoidance that are Holding You Back from Success
      My child is having a hard week at school. Friends were cruel. Peers they thought they could count on turned their back. Today, they’re in bed instead of the classroom, unable to face the prospect of another day of getting beaten down.   This is l…
      - 14 days ago, 16 Jun 20, 9:30am -
    • Having Trouble Retaining Clients? These 40 Reasons Could Be Why.
      Most people don’t hire an expert to solve something they could solve on their own by reading a book, watching a TED Talk, or good old Google.   Think of a challenge you’re having. Maybe it’s at work or with your partner or kids. By the time y…
      - 28 days ago, 2 Jun 20, 9:30am -
    • How to Finally Stop Arguing All the Time and Break the Cycle
      Do you hear that? Maybe it’s me, shouting at my kids as if saying my point louder will magically make it sink in and get them to comply with my wishes.   Your room is gross! Clean it! Study! You will fail your exams if you don’t prioritize scho…
      - 42 days ago, 19 May 20, 9:30am -
    • How to Get Comfortable with Uncomfortable Conversations
      What breathes dread into more managers and leaders than almost any other responsibility? Facilitating uncomfortable conversations.   No matter how many years experience someone has, when you walk into that conversation, it can be nerve-racking. Why…
      - 56 days ago, 5 May 20, 9:30am -

    Whipper Snapper HR

    • SarahMillerAU.com
      Whipper Snapper HR is a really special site to me, because it's through this site I got to nut out so many things I needed to wrap my head around as a new starter in the HR world.Funny though - I'm not such a whipper snapper any more!Things have chan…
      - 28 Aug 16, 3:00pm -
    • Social Media & HR - my speaking notes for a presentation
      This is a short presentation I gave to a group of HR Professionals on why I use social media, the benefits, how to get over some stumbling blocks, and why I think everyone should just have a go! Social Media & HR - The DIY Professional Developme…
      - 15 May 16, 7:53am -
    • The Importance of *expletive* Intermissions
      It's the Cabaret Festival in Adelaide, and last night we went along to support a friend's show - you know one of those things where it's probably not your cup of tea, but you want to see your people succeed. Well within the first 5 minutes, it was so…
      - 21 Jun 15, 3:54am -
    • You're Better than Samsung
      I will never buy a product that needs to shit on the competition to advertise itself.That's probably why I find Samsung phones unattractive.And why I change the channel every time this Ford Territory MkII ad comes on:It just makes me cringe at all th…
      - 15 Mar 15, 10:49am -
    • Be The Asshole Who Says It
      Those special relationships at work aren't doing anyone favours.Think of that team mate that's really liked, but needs extra guidance with 'careful cotton gloves'- they're not getting the real picture. And that respected colleague who can't print a d…
      - 27 Feb 15, 3:26pm -
    • Weed
      It’s spring, and although everything is green, I was surprised that when I actually looked at the garden, a huge amount of weeds have sprung up. It was a good reminder that in times of growth, we have to be really on guard about what’s establishi…
      - 14 Oct 14, 12:38pm -

    The Aristocracy of HR

    • Human Performance Deserves More Than a Review
      2110730000010Campaign/FTC disclosure: This is a sponsored blog post. I will or have received compensation for this post. I only work with companies I feel have great products, services, and offerings. In accordance with my blog disclosure statemen…
      - 25 Feb 19, 10:06pm -
    • The Game of Supremacy Chess
      020051000010 Have you ever won or enjoyed playing a game where the rules were not explained to you? Let’s try this another way, have you ever enjoyed a game where the people you were playing with started switching up the rules midgame leaving you a…
      - 7 Feb 19, 5:52pm -
    • The Audacity of No Rebuttal
      110121101121  I am no stranger to a good debate. In fact, I quite enjoy a healthy conversation comprised of fact, experience and well-placed opinion every once and again. The operative word here is healthy and by healthy I mean all parties in the de…
      - 3 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
    • #BlackBlogsMatter : Let’s Separate For Peace Sake
      040040000310As I continue on my journey of life, I find the one thing I consistently seek is peace. I enjoy peace in my relationships, peace of mind, peace in matters of the heart, and just general equilibrium as much as possible with most things in…
      - 24 Jan 19, 12:00pm -
    • 10 Perspectives to Digest for 2019
      1020070100061We are entering the last year of the 2010s. One year from 2020, a year painted as the poster child of human advancement and something of a sci-fi fantasy. From all I can tell, we haven’t exactly accelerated into a Jetson reality of fly…
      - 1 Jan 19, 1:00pm -
    • #Unleash18 Solve For Happiness, Change The World with Mo Gawdat
      110010000031 “If we get AI right it is the last frontier for humanity. Everything beyond AI will invent and create on our behalf beyond that.” ~Mo Gawdat, Former Chief Business Officer of Google X How does this statement sit with you? Right now,…
      - 24 May 18, 6:24pm -

    Talent Vanguard

    • Waking Up in Wonderland
      Some people say that stress is the gap between expectation and reality. This seems like an overly simplistic definition, but I think it gets at something true about the challenges associated with being continuously disappointed. Consider it in the co…
      - 27 Jan 20, 3:29am -
    • It’s Not Rocket Surgery

      - 7 Oct 19, 2:34am -
    • The Indirect Approach
      I’m relearning how to breathe. Which is odd, since the fact that I’m typing this suggests I already know how to do that. And since I’ve also just returned to school to do a masters degree it would be fair to expect that I’d be into more advan…
      - 23 Sep 19, 2:34am -
    • A Year of Not Knowing
      I haven’t been writing. I’ve wanted to, but I’ve been deep in a trough of not knowing. It feels pretty awful, but I’ve been here before and I know the drill. I have to keep going and eventually I’ll come out the other side. Writing on the i…
      - 15 Jul 19, 2:28am -
    • Announcing the Aperta Project’s Toronto Tech Study
      “To make something good of the future, you have to look the present in the face.” Simone de Beauvoir I’m so proud to announce the launch of The Aperta Project, and its first collaborative initiative: The Toronto Tech Study. As many of you will…
      - 3 Jun 19, 11:26am -
    • On Power & Transparency
      I’ve become increasingly fascinated by power in the last few years. Think about it: power is woven through every experience we have with others: in relationships, interactions, and organizations, but we almost never acknowledge it. Saying power is…
      - 13 May 19, 2:49am -

    Career Connects

    • What makes the perfect Linkedin profile?
      10 Tips to help you sculpt your Linkedin profile, from the fine folks at LinkHumans.     Looking to do more on Linkedin? Check these Networking Tips from a Recruiter.
      - 2 Jul 14, 2:41am -
    • Transitioning Military Women’s Career Event in Austin
      In partnership with National Charity League, Inc. the Texas National Guard will host a Military Women in Transition event to help women in all phases of the job search or […]
      - 7 Feb 14, 3:57pm -
    • Networking Advice from a Recruiter
      It’s Friday, and a day of reflection for me. There are three bits of my 9 years of recruiting experience that I’d like to share with anyone simply networking and/or […]
      - 24 Jan 14, 4:57pm -
    • Can you teach old dogs about new toys?
      Adopting a new pet can be easier than adopting new technology. Good technology can shave time off processes, and make compliance easier. The BEST technology can help you tell the […]
      - 5 Nov 13, 7:05pm -
    • Does your resume help you stand out?
      More and more, the importance of an organic and dynamically updated social profile is dominating the job search landscape. How can you separate yourself from the hundreds of competing resumes […]
      - 5 Nov 13, 4:20pm -
    • How to Recruit Candidates like Humans
        Does your recruiting strategy include a content marketing strategy? Most recruiters throw out a job link and the phrase “great opportunity” then expect the best candidates to come knocking. […]
      - 5 Oct 13, 3:17am -

    Visueel Voorop in HR

    • Visie op Lean HR – beïnvloeden en veranderen van cultuur
      Jekiel behandelt in het boek ‘Lean Human Resources’ het herontwerp van HR-processen voor een cultuur van continue verbetering. Het boek is onderverdeeld in zes delen en in het derde deel wordt het volgende beschreven: de aspecten van cultuurveran…
      - 23 Aug 18, 7:00pm -
    • Visie op Lean HR – hervorming van HR
      Jekiel behandelt in het boek ‘Lean Human Resources’ het herontwerp van HR-processen voor een cultuur van continue verbetering. Het boek is onderverdeeld in zes delen en in het tweede deel wordt het volgende beschreven: een stappenplan voor de her…
      - 31 Jul 18, 6:00pm -
    • Visie op Lean HR – voorkom verspilling talent en mislukken cultuurverandering
      Jekiel behandelt in het boek ‘Lean Human Resources’ het herontwerp van HR-processen voor een cultuur van continue verbetering. Het boek is onderverdeeld in zes delen en in het eerste deel wordt het volgende beschreven: de verspilling van talent e…
      - 21 Jul 18, 1:18pm -
    • Vision of Lean (Six Sigma) HR
      Lay gives a short explanation of the Lean philosophy and its evolution in the book ‘Lean HR’. Then a collection of easy-to-use tools is treated to find and analyze improvement projects.  A structured approach is offered to reduce waste in your…
      - 25 Apr 18, 7:01pm -
    • Visie op Lean (Six Sigma) HR
      Lay geeft in het boek ‘Lean HR‘ een korte uiteenzetting van de Lean filosofie en de evolutie ervan. Vervolgens wordt een verzameling van eenvoudig te gebruiken tools behandeld om verbeterprojecten te vinden en te analyseren. Hierbij wordt een ges…
      - 11 Apr 18, 7:42pm -
    • Vision of Agile HR
      In the book ‘Agile HR’ Boskma, Buizer, van de Hoef, Peters and Zelen discuss the (un)missable rol of HR in agile organizations. The central question in the book is: How do you design an organization and the associated HR-function in such a way th…
      - 17 Mar 18, 8:07am -

    HR Bartender

    • newManagers: Reduce Paperwork To Spend More Time with Employees
      Managers know that paperwork is necessary. But a good technology solution can reduce it. That allows managers to spend more time with employees.The post Managers: Reduce Paperwork To Spend More Time with Employees appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 12 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 8:57am -
    • newDefining Workplace Retaliation – Ask #HR Bartender
      Workplace retaliation is serious and organizations must have zero tolerance of it. Attorney Donna Ballman shares her knowledge on retaliation.The post Defining Workplace Retaliation – Ask #HR Bartender appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 3 days ago, 28 Jun 20, 8:57am -
    • Get Employees Comfortable with Giving 360 Feedback – Ask #HR Bartender
      Employees might be hesitant to give 360 feedback right now with all of the stress of the times. Train employees on performance feedback.The post Get Employees Comfortable with Giving 360 Feedback – Ask #HR Bartender appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 6 days ago, 25 Jun 20, 8:57am -
    • A Compliant Return to Work Plan: 7 Tips
      A compliant return to work plan is essential as we bring employees back to the workplace. Here are 7 tips to be both safe and compliant.The post A Compliant Return to Work Plan: 7 Tips appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 8 days ago, 23 Jun 20, 8:57am -
    • Managers: You Can Give Bad News to Employees with Respect
      Delivering bad news is part of every manager's job. Here are 5 things to focus on to respectfully deliver bad news to employees.The post Managers: You Can Give Bad News to Employees with Respect appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 10 days ago, 21 Jun 20, 8:57am -
    • Use SMART Plans to Create Actionable Goals
      Goals are important for achieving business results. Using SMART plans can be a flexible way to set goals and hold individuals accountable. The post Use SMART Plans to Create Actionable Goals appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 13 days ago, 18 Jun 20, 8:57am -

    Human Resource Management

    • Corporate Nirvana – A Tale of Urban Enlightenment
      Book Author: Sonali D'silva (Talent Development Professional, Author and Avid Blogger)I have been one of those professionals who had no time for myself or for reflection and had lost touch with my...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi…
      - 30 Jun 14, 6:33am -
    • Take another Shot
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      - 11 Jun 14, 1:31am -
    • Employee Leadership
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      - 1 Jun 14, 2:23pm -
    • Leadership Roadmap
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      - 20 May 14, 7:15am -
    • Training and Development
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      - 19 May 14, 3:35am -

    Leadership Freak

    • newHow to Show Up When Emotion is Hot and Decisions Matter
      Emotional heat tears things down. You resent a company policy, emotional heat complains about the entire company. You don’t like a team member, you undermine. A leader disappoints, you attack. Any fool can… Continue reading →
      - 10 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 10:47am -
    • new7 Signs You Let Others Control You During Emotional Turmoil
      You must know yourself to manage yourself. Self-aware leaders choose how they show up. Low self-awareness means you can’t manage yourself with authenticity.   Emotional turmoil seduces you into self-forgetfulness. When you forget… Continue readi…
      - 1 day ago, 29 Jun 20, 11:40am -
    • How to Show Up During Emotional Turmoil
      Stressful times create emotional turmoil. Emotional conflict on the team always hurts and often harms. Leadership includes managing emotion, both your own and others’. How to Show Up During Emotional Turmoil: #1. Always… Continue reading →
      - 4 days ago, 26 Jun 20, 10:47am -
    • How to Minimize the Damage of One Bad Apple
      Adding one bad apple to a team has 4X as much negative impact on a team’s performance as adding good apples. (The Power of Bad) The Big Five Personality Traits: #1. Openness to… Continue reading →
      - 5 days ago, 25 Jun 20, 11:06am -
    • Self-Deception: Feeling Right and Being Wrong
      You can feel completely right and be absolutely wrong. Unnerving isn’t it? Self-deception is most likely when: #1. Entrenched ideas are challenged. Your mind is closed about things you’re certain about. Imagine the… Continue reading →
      - 6 days ago, 24 Jun 20, 10:47am -
    • 4 Ways to Tame the Stress Monster
      Stress isn’t a germ you catch from an uncovered sneeze. Stress isn’t a thing. Scientists examine the results of stress, but they can’t examine stress itself. Stress is a monster that rises inside… Continue reading →
      - 7 days ago, 23 Jun 20, 10:48am -

    Three Star Leadership

    Ask a Manager

    • newmy boss stole my resume and is applying for the same jobs as me
      A reader writes: I have been working as a contractor since late 2019, for what was to be a temp to perm position. After about a month, I realized I received the bait and switch regarding what I was hired to do as opposed to what I actually was tasked…
      - 3 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 5:59pm -
    • newmy boss’s venting is stressing me out
      A reader writes: When lockdown began, my department initiated a daily online catch-up, usually lasting about half an hour, to see how everyone’s doing and for important work updates. Originally it was a nice way to check in, and though I don’t th…
      - 5 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 4:29pm -
    • newcoworker thinks she has the power to heal her own tumor
      A reader writes: My dad works in a unionized position in a public care facility where he and his colleagues work directly with the residents. His workplace is straight-up toxic and delivers non-stop drama. His coworkers treat the residents terribly,…
      - 6 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 2:59pm -
    • newcan I ask for a raise after returning from furlough, coworker is monitoring my work, and more
      It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Can I ask for a raise right after returning from furlough? I work as a program coordinator at a large public university. I have been furloughed since May and am expecting to return the first wee…
      - 17 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 4:03am -
    • newhow much privacy should you expect in meetings when everyone’s working from home?
      A reader writes: My company is working from home right now, like so many. We have regularly scheduled meetings with our manager to check in. We are continuing these with online meetings (sometimes just audio, sometimes we add video). In the office, I…
      - 1 day ago, 29 Jun 20, 5:59pm -
    • newmy coworkers make fun of poor people
      A reader writes: I’m a receptionist at a small firm, and all of my coworkers are at least 15 years my senior, often twice my age. Generally, this wouldn’t be an issue, but the topic of money casually comes up a lot at work. I’m in my early 30s…
      - 1 day ago, 29 Jun 20, 4:29pm -

    LebHR

    • “You are the Most Valuable Asset” – Is it true?
      What is the “most overused words” in the corporate lexicon?  If you answered “People are our most valuable asset”, you are correct. For decades, top executives and business managers have echoed the platitude “our employees are our most val…
      - 9 Sep 16, 4:35pm -
    • Revenge Hiring and Revenge Firing
      What happens when someone is Hired to get even or Fired to get even? Recruitment is one of the most important factors when it comes to putting your organization into a position where it can compete, and be successful. Getting the right people into th…
      - 26 Aug 16, 11:53am -
    • 5 Great Motivational Books You Should Read
      Who needs motivation? humm, everyone?! It is in fact a key aspect of anyone’s work experience, and life in general. Without motivation, one would sit idle, do nothing, feel depressed. And even though we had previously written many articles regardin…
      - 26 Apr 13, 8:07am -
    • How to Deal with a Micromanager ?
      Now that you came to realize what the key signs of a micromanager are (if you missed our previous article about this topic feel free to check it here: Are you a Micromanager?), we now move to another aspect which is the key problem for people being m…
      - 22 Apr 13, 5:03pm -
    • Are you a Micromanager?
      Are you a micromanager? sometimes termed a control freak? well sadly most micromanagers will answer by no ! as they do not feel that they are micromanaging. Actually many people will feel insulted if they are called micromanagers. The effects of thi…
      - 17 Apr 13, 5:46pm -
    • How to Become World’s Best Boss: an Interview with Michael Scott
      Who’s better to sit in for an interview with than Dunder Mifflin Scranton’s own Michael Scott, “World’s Best Boss” ?! We arranged to have this great “fictional” interview with Michael (based upon actual quotes from The Office) to learn…
      - 12 Apr 13, 7:52pm -

    HR Observations

    The Employer Handbook

    Talent & Social Business

    Thoughts For a Better Workplace

    • Sometimes all it takes is finding the right coach...
      Even if you are not a fan of singing competitions on TV (I personally haven't watched American Idol in years) the winner of The Voice last night, Josh Kaufman, was a pretty big success not only for the franchise, but for the artist himself.He had lon…
      - 21 May 14, 3:43pm -
    • Do not let planning get in the way of execution
      For those of you who are still shaking their head at the images from Atlanta and lines of cars, people stranded, walking home and sitting on the road for over 12 hours...well I join you in that head shaking.In case you missed it, here is a brief slid…
      - 29 Jan 14, 9:25pm -
    • It's okay to not be Zappos....they had to start somewhere also
      Not surprisingly a lot of talk has been going on in the last week or so about Zappos significant shift to flattening their management hierarchy .  In this Washington Post article it notes: "The unusual approach is called a “holacracy.” Develope…
      - 15 Jan 14, 8:41pm -
    • Do you have a career plan?
      One of the hardest questions for me to ever answer was and is, "Where do you see yourself in 3-5 years?" This question creates mini panic attacks in my gut. What if I answer wrong? Should I be specific or general? Worst of all, what if I don't know…
      - 9 Aug 13, 3:46pm -
    • Changing the learning curve
      I have read Penelope Trunk for some years now, back when she was with Brazen Careerist and now since she's been out on her own.I won't lie some musings I drift over and some I really read. However if you haven't read one of her most recent postings,…
      - 7 Apr 13, 11:32pm -
    • Don't be that HR horror story
      If you follow different HR blogs out there, you've no doubt come across one of the better ones by Chris Fields.   In fact one of his more recent posts about taking your "HR hat off" made me recall my own interactions with friends or relatives and me…
      - 21 Mar 13, 2:09am -

    Upstart HR

    • WOH 83: Balancing Candidate Experience and Objective Hiring with AI
      “The assessment traditionally has seemed a bit disconnected from the job role. This can come across as friction. You’ve worked hard to find a candidate and you want them to join–this can seem disjointed.” Jora Gill, SHL Hiring is a balancing…
      - 11 days ago, 19 Jun 20, 11:56am -
    • WOH 82: Hiring for Neurodiversity – A Case Study
      “We are wasting talent. We can’t afford as a nation, as a society, to waste talent.”   Brenda Weitzberg, Founder and Executive Director of Aspiritech When we talk about diversity in the workplace, we often overlook the concept of neurodiversi…
      - 20 days ago, 10 Jun 20, 7:02pm -
    • Bringing HR Together: Announcing HR Summer School #hrsummerschool
      In the middle of the strange state we are in right now, one thing is certain: HR conferences are out. Of the 10 speaking events at spring conferences, internal training events, and workshops I was scheduled to attend, four of them were canceled, four…
      - 32 days ago, 29 May 20, 12:37pm -
    • 81: Rethinking Work, Productivity, and Engagement in the Modern Workplace
      “People don’t want flexibility. they want complete control over their time.” Today, we keep hearing that flexible work is the way to go. People want it. They crave it. Yet in today’s episode of We’re Only Human, Ben talks with Jody Thompson…
      - 70 days ago, 21 Apr 20, 11:48am -
    • What I Should Have Said
      I lost a friend recently. He was a great guy who was always willing to help those around him, regardless of his own needs. Selfless. Kind. Compassionate. I had a phone conversation with him a few months back. We lived in different states and mostly s…
      - 71 days ago, 20 Apr 20, 11:30am -
    • WOH 80: 11+ Ideas to Engage and Support Your Remote Teams
      In recent weeks the podcast has covered critical topics like the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and how HR technology providers are supporting businesses during this time. Today, we’re going to take a step toward engaging those workers tha…
      - 78 days ago, 13 Apr 20, 3:23pm -

    In Full Bloom

    • Let’s Talk About Life: The Power Of Memories
      My 55th Birthday Celebration Weekend My father passed away in 1995 just before my 50th birthday, and we buried him on my birthday. At his funeral, there was quite a crowd, not because of his prominence but because of all he had done for others in the…
      - 9 Aug 19, 8:33pm -
    • Passover Memories: Family, Food, And Immigration Policy
      Passover Seder At The Obama White House I’ve been feeling a little weepy this Passover, awash in memories of the epic Seders of my orthodox Jewish childhood. They were epic, not just in the number of people participating, nor in the abundance of wo…
      - 22 Apr 19, 6:36pm -
    • A Bloom’s Christmas: Retail Inventory Management
      Blooms Camera Ad Circa 1950 There are times when I really hate being a grownup, when I’d like nothing better than to be the child I never was. When your Mom dies before your sixth birthday, you grow up fast. And when your Jewish family’s economic…
      - 24 Dec 18, 2:42am -
    • The Cavalry Isn’t Coming: “We The People” Are Our Only Defense
      There was always the moment, in those old Westerns, when the settler families, perhaps led by John Wayne, realized that the Cavalry weren’t going to get there in time to save them from the outlaw gang which was intent on raping their women, stealin…
      - 11 Jul 18, 11:43pm -
    • We Cannot Be Paralyzed By Our Fears!
      I cried myself to sleep last night, more discouraged about America than I could ever remember. We worked so hard to get to an enviable place in our pursuit of that more perfect union, to a level of human and civil rights, of social justice and the ru…
      - 28 Jun 18, 9:05pm -
    • Conference Attendee Tips — Illustrated Journaling, Golden Age mysteries, Boat Shows and More
      Naomi & Cousin Ronni Circa 1950 Yes, I’m retired, but that doesn’t mean that I’ve stopped learning — or attending conferences. Whether it’s the annual Florida Watercolor Society convention, and Urban Sketchers event, Emily’s List conferen…
      - 13 Jun 18, 2:18am -

    HR Success Guide

    • How to Improve Staff Engagement in the Legal Industry
      Author: Avelina Patay (NeoMam Studios)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
      - 27 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • How do you motivate Low Performers to do a Better Job?
      Author: Antony XavierThis is a question that keeps many managers up at night. And it's hard to answer. The answer is hard because different things motivate different employees. For example, one...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
      - 20 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • The World's Biggest Office
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      - 13 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • How to Attract the Right Candidate
      Author: Helen Sabell (College of Adult Learning)Today’s job market is highly competitive and inundated with a growing number of people seeking employment. As a result, employers may find themselves...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my w…
      - 7 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • SMEs Guide to Online Payroll Services
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      - 7 Jul 15, 11:30pm -
    • Employee Performance Reviews
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      - 3 Jul 15, 11:30pm -

    Thinking About Learning

    • Things I’ve learned about being an ally
      My reality, and my lived experiences are only one part of living in this world. Yes, they are valuable to me. Yes, they may also have been from a position of privilege. Yes, I have also been a victim of and a supporter of systemic bias. Listening is…
      - 6 days ago, 24 Jun 20, 12:42pm -
    • Systemic racism in L&D
      I’ve been writing about the problem of the lack of diversity, the bias we face in L&D, and about racism for years. I’ve spoken about it in public forums, and on recorded media. It is not a bandwagon topic, it’s something which I recognise as be…
      - 20 days ago, 10 Jun 20, 9:22am -
    • Lessons in converting in-person training to virtual training
      Don’t assume they are the same Many people I know who are attempting to take their in-person training and convert to virtual format are making a lot of assumptions about virtual training and their capability to deliver highly effective virtual trai…
      - 29 days ago, 1 Jun 20, 3:40pm -
    • Populism, facts, common sense, and law and order
      I don’t even know where to start! Christ, what we’ve witnessed in the UK in the last 5 days has been nothing short of extraordinary from a public health and civic duty lens in the face of all things COVID-19. There are several things which are hi…
      - 34 days ago, 27 May 20, 1:13pm -
    • Things I miss
      Before COVID-19 forced us into hibernation, I had reason to think about what I appreciate, and what I chose to complain about. I wasn’t much of a complainer anyway, but I learned that complaining about everyday occurrences was really misplaced ener…
      - 76 days ago, 15 Apr 20, 5:15pm -
    • Myths of Learning laid bare

      - 94 days ago, 28 Mar 20, 11:37am -

    T Recs

    • 8 Ways to Improve Hiring and Retention
      Almost every piece of research covering the priorities of business leaders and senior HR professionals will conclude that recruiting and retaining the people they need is the top priority and main challenge. Research covering aspirations of employees…
      - 23 Oct 18, 10:52am -
    • Under New Management
      This weekend sees the start of the new Premier League football season and I, for one, can’t wait. Regular readers will know that I’m an Arsenal fan, who’s been following them home and away since my early teens. But this weekend is a little more…
      - 10 Aug 18, 7:40am -
    • Thoughts From Jobseekers on How Work is Changing
      It seems that barely an hour passes on digital communication channels without predictions, opinions and discussions appearing about the future of work. Those last three words alone now appear on bios and as individual specialisms. The battle is often…
      - 9 Aug 18, 2:05pm -
    • Technology, People, Recruitment and The Tipping Point
      The recruitment ecosystem is constantly shifting shapes and dynamics, and ameliorating in new and different ways. Technology is driving much of this. The simple days of agencies, internal and advertising platforms (be they print or digital) have chan…
      - 4 Jun 18, 4:12pm -
    • Be Courageous, Be Human, #WorkHuman
      Do the internal systems and structures within your company work against people reporting harassment or bullying, or are there ‘safe spaces’ or non-judgmental support for those who need to tell their story? Can HR create these? And if not, then is…
      - 10 Apr 18, 8:16am -
    • 3 Things about Digital Transformation
      October is traditionally HR technology month.  2 major conferences with accompanying expos, and chances to see what new functionalities the major companies have lined up, as well as some of the newer, start-up tech businesses. For all the bright shi…
      - 23 Oct 17, 6:51am -

    Matt Charney's Snark Attack

    • Blind As A Bat: Oracle, Catz and the Heavyside Lawyer
      Oracle has sued Google; Supreme Court accepts case which will set precedent on API ownership, fair use doctrine.
      - 19 Feb 20, 5:57pm -
    • Let Me Ride.
      This is my first post on this site in a really long time. Here's hoping it doesn't get me fired.
      - 18 Dec 19, 6:56pm -
    • Virtual Insanity: Rethinking The Traditional Workplace.
      One of my senior leaders once told me a funny story about the time his kid was asked about what Dad did for work. “He talks on the phone in the basement all day,” the kid replied. This pretty much sums up a lot of people’s perceptions about vir…
      - 5 Jun 18, 2:49pm -
    • Glassdoor: An M&A Which Will Live in Infamy.
      There are a lot of companies out there that actually walk the walk. Glassdoor, for a long time, was one of the good guys; they practiced the same sort of radical transparency they preached and were the rare company to actually champion the employee…
      - 10 May 18, 3:16pm -
    • Feeling Lucky: Google Gets Into Sourcing.
      One of the foundational premises of talent sourcing lies in the fact that traditional search engines are notoriously bad at searching for individual people and profiles, particularly as they relate to jobs. If you’re looking for something, search…
      - 28 Mar 18, 3:01pm -
    • Um Yea: Not Another 2018 HR Tech Trends Post.
      Here’s a good way to kick off a new year: for the first time in like, a decade, I’m actually not dreading writing one of those annual preview posts. See, if you’re in the recruitment content marketing business (a pretty shit nice, TBH), every y…
      - 16 Jan 18, 2:21pm -

    HR Remix

    • Building Organizations Where Employees Can Be Creative
      Businesses across all industries are facing unprecedented disruption: rapidly evolving technology (AI, automation, etc.), new entrants in traditional markets, and changing business and consumer expectations. These disruptors are forcing organizatio…
      - 4 Dec 19, 11:30am -
    • What Does A Good HR Business Partner Look Like?
      The HR Business Partner is a job for experienced pros with education in HR and business…you can find all the details on that with easy internet search,  You don’t need me to tell you about the education and work experience required for this kind…
      - 22 Oct 19, 11:23am -
    • I’m Back From a 30 Day Digital Detox
      Digital technology is everywhere and for many of us its necessary to do our jobs. I couldn’t hibernate on a remote mountain for a month so I had to figure out a way I could keep my job and try digital minimalism. The post I’m Back From a 30 Day…
      - 7 Oct 19, 11:00am -
    • Don’t Let Someone Else Tell Your Story
      New leaders have a short amount of time to tell their story. Leaders are brought in under a number of circumstances – sometimes its a simple transition from one job to the next and other times its because something needs to be “fixed.” Regardle…
      - 4 Mar 19, 12:01pm -
    • Save Your Sanity This Year
      For many of us its goal setting time and that means some of us will get overly ambitious and set close-to-impossible goals for this new year (its possible I have experience in this area). Most of us don’t set these goals because we want to fail. Mo…
      - 5 Feb 19, 11:30am -
    • Why I Write & Speak Outside of Work
      A few weeks ago I spoke at Disrupt HR Detroit about how to make work suck less. It was 5 minutes, 20 slides and a little nerve wracking but I left exhilarated – I challenged myself, met new people and learned a lot. Did my company pay me to go ther…
      - 15 Oct 18, 11:45am -

    101 Half Connected Things

    • AI, Bias, Riot Police and Recruitment
      I recently read another article posing the choice as to whether AI being used in recruiting software is introducing or removing bias. This is a choice that I’ve seen written about, almost relentlessly, for the last few years and I’m going to be b…
      - 24 Feb 20, 7:37am -
    • Fairness, Silos & The Proximity Problem
      Why proximity breeds unfairness
      - 10 Feb 20, 7:15am -
    • The Surprising Truth About Obvious Truths
      I regularly talk and write about the need for a more evidence based approach to creating work that works better for more people. Less guff. There is too much faddishness and too many poorly thought out and poorly joined up initiatives. I’m therefor…
      - 3 Feb 20, 7:45am -
    • Hipster HR
      One of my favourite stories of last year was of someone complaining of their photo (from a stock gallery) being used in an article about hipsters. The claim was that their photo being used portrayed them in a negative light. The article was on group…
      - 27 Jan 20, 7:30am -
    • A Year Without Work
      Early in my career I took a job in a department that was supposed to be delivering a major new product for one of our business partners. It seemed like a great opportunity. What happened next was that the deal was delayed and the delayed again. But w…
      - 16 Jan 20, 6:02pm -
    • Compromise and Strength
      We often see strength as somehow inextricably linked to inflexibility. We ask people what they stand for. We don’t ask what they’d bend for or maybe where they would move or shift. What ground they would give. If I know the ground you won’t mov…
      - 13 Dec 19, 8:14am -

    Leadership Freak

    • newHow to Show Up When Emotion is Hot and Decisions Matter
      Emotional heat tears things down. You resent a company policy, emotional heat complains about the entire company. You don’t like a team member, you undermine. A leader disappoints, you attack. Any fool can… Continue reading →
      - 10 hours ago, 30 Jun 20, 10:47am -
    • new7 Signs You Let Others Control You During Emotional Turmoil
      You must know yourself to manage yourself. Self-aware leaders choose how they show up. Low self-awareness means you can’t manage yourself with authenticity.   Emotional turmoil seduces you into self-forgetfulness. When you forget… Continue readi…
      - 1 day ago, 29 Jun 20, 11:40am -
    • How to Show Up During Emotional Turmoil
      Stressful times create emotional turmoil. Emotional conflict on the team always hurts and often harms. Leadership includes managing emotion, both your own and others’. How to Show Up During Emotional Turmoil: #1. Always… Continue reading →
      - 4 days ago, 26 Jun 20, 10:47am -
    • How to Minimize the Damage of One Bad Apple
      Adding one bad apple to a team has 4X as much negative impact on a team’s performance as adding good apples. (The Power of Bad) The Big Five Personality Traits: #1. Openness to… Continue reading →
      - 5 days ago, 25 Jun 20, 11:06am -
    • Self-Deception: Feeling Right and Being Wrong
      You can feel completely right and be absolutely wrong. Unnerving isn’t it? Self-deception is most likely when: #1. Entrenched ideas are challenged. Your mind is closed about things you’re certain about. Imagine the… Continue reading →
      - 6 days ago, 24 Jun 20, 10:47am -
    • 4 Ways to Tame the Stress Monster
      Stress isn’t a germ you catch from an uncovered sneeze. Stress isn’t a thing. Scientists examine the results of stress, but they can’t examine stress itself. Stress is a monster that rises inside… Continue reading →
      - 7 days ago, 23 Jun 20, 10:48am -

    Three Star Leadership

    • newBook Review: How the Mighty Fall
      I read How the Mighty Fall about the time it came out in 2009. The logical question is: “Why did you wait so long to review it?” The short answer is that I didn’t think it was that great a book. I...
      - 1 day ago, 29 Jun 20, 3:00pm -
    • newBoss’s Tip of the Week: When you’re criticized
      You won’t make it through life or work without receiving criticism that hurts. Often, it will follow the words, “Can I give you a little feedback?” Sometimes the criticism will be valid and sometimes it will be...
      - 2 days ago, 28 Jun 20, 6:00pm -
    • Weekend Leadership Reading: 6/26/20
      Weekends are time when things slow down a little. Your weekend shouldn’t be two more regular workdays. That’s a sure road to burnout. Take time to refresh yourself. Take time for something different. Take...
      - 4 days ago, 26 Jun 20, 3:00pm -
    • The Fix is Never In
      I remember the first time someone cried in my office. I didn’t handle it well. My job that day was to fire Dorothy. It had been a long time coming. I inherited Dorothy, and she’d had “issues” for...
      - 5 days ago, 25 Jun 20, 3:00pm -
    • From the Independent Business Blogs: 6/24/20
      Independent business blogs are blogs that aren’t supported by an organization like a magazine, newspaper, company, or business school. Those people provide lots of great content, but they don’t need any...
      - 6 days ago, 24 Jun 20, 3:00pm -

    Employer's Lawyer Blog

    • When Rhetoric Comes to Town
      By now, if you haven’t heard about Donald Trump’s statements on Muslims and his plan to prevent Muslims from entering the country, as well as the vehement support he is receiving from an astonishing number of people, you may be living under a roc…
      - 9 Dec 15, 7:44pm -
    • Beware the FMLA Equitable Estoppel Claim
      Imagine that your company has 40 employees, one of whom is subject to hospitalization for a medical condition and requires surgery. He is out of work for several weeks and in his absence, the company realizes that it gets along fine without him. As a…
      - 10 Nov 15, 2:23pm -
    • Don’t Bet on the Jury Verdict
      As some of those who follow me on Twitter know, I had jury duty in September. Like most people, it wasn’t something I was looking forward to (and I even tried to get out of it on the basis that no one would pick a lawyer for a jury). Well, it turn…
      - 5 Nov 15, 2:55pm -
    • Department of Labor Releases New Proposed Overtime Rules
      On June 30, 2015, the Department of Labor announced new proposed overtime rules aimed at expanding the number of employees eligible for overtime pay and decreasing the number of employees that qualify for an exemption under the Fair Labor Standards A…
      - 1 Jul 15, 1:50pm -
    • Supreme Court Weighs in on Religious Discrimination and Against Abercrombie
      Yesterday, the Supreme Court released its opinion in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc. The case involved the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission bringing a religious discrimination lawsuit against the national retailer, under Title VII. Sa…
      - 2 Jun 15, 1:15pm -
    • HR Cinema: Star Wars – The Empire Strikes Back
      HR Cinema is an ongoing feature here at The Employer’s Lawyer.  It combines my love of movies with my passion for human resources and employment law.  Please feel free to suggest movies in the comments and I will do my best to incorporate your su…
      - 4 May 15, 11:24pm -

    Charlie Judy

    HR Pockets

    • Why’d you wear that?
      I recently had a chance to catch up with some of my favorite local HR friends and let me just go on record now, that doesn’t happen enough! After catching up on other areas of life we did the usual: swapped weird stories, dissected everything aroun…
      - 22 Oct 19, 12:32pm -
    • Before sexual harassment makes it to the workplace
      Before we experienced sexual harassment at work, we experienced it somewhere else.
      - 30 Jul 19, 12:17pm -
    • What do your employees even do?
      My inbox and timeline are consistently filled with employee engagement tips. Every day I get something from a vendor or two trying to pitch an HR Tech tool to solve employee engagement or a white paper on effective employee engagement strategy. No ma…
      - 19 Jul 19, 12:55pm -
    • Would your employees hire you?
      I enjoy a good conference, and I especially enjoy a good speaker who is reinforcing things I agree with in a room full of thousands of people. I realize that means I’m participating in a self-serving conference experience and not necessarily someth…
      - 19 Mar 19, 4:20pm -
    • After interview thank you note advice:
      Recently I called on some of my pals to help me navigate a question… What makes a thank you note from a candidate stand out after an interview. Check out what some of the best business professionals had to say below and let us know if you would add…
      - 12 Feb 19, 4:21pm -
    • Don’t do it tomorrow
      Why do it tomorrow when you can do it today? Time management has been my biggest challenge over the last couple of months. I thought after giving up some of my volunteer roles I would have all this free time, but that hasn’t exactly happened. I don…
      - 3 Feb 19, 2:53am -

    Don't Forget to Remember

    • Employee Empowerment
      Human Resources has often had to straddle the recognition of employee personal brands vs their organizational engagement. In this day-and-age many individuals have larger follower bases than those of the organization they represent. Still to this day…
      - 8 days ago, 23 Jun 20, 12:08am -
    • MAPS
      As we endure our 14th week in quarantine we are finding order without perfection. One thing is for sure: Personal Strategy is as important as Collective Harmony.Finding little wins helps and in every day we try to learn and evolve. We've gained hours…
      - 14 days ago, 16 Jun 20, 6:12pm -
    • A Shift in Behavioral Modeling
      Dr. Michael Ahearne of the University of Houston shared research this week that pointed to a dynamic shift from transactional to trusting customer relationships through the emergence of the COVID19 pandemic. We've seen insight into how to work from h…
      - 25 days ago, 5 Jun 20, 10:01pm -
    • Note to My Younger Self
      A #NextChat question posed earlier this week (along with some virtual commencement speeches) got me thinking about the lessons I've learned in 20 years of corporate life. As seniors navigate the disappointment of proms and graduations lost and young…
      - 46 days ago, 15 May 20, 6:44pm -
    • Little Wins
      As we enter another week in quarantine we've all figured out how to use zoom and have adapted the ability to wear shorts with a sport coat. We're tired of hearing strategies of how to work from home and we certainly aren't delighted when receiving co…
      - 65 days ago, 26 Apr 20, 8:22pm -
    • Moving Toward Certainty
      We are 2 weeks into a 12 week (?) isolation. Times are uncertain but words like transparency and candor are becoming commonplace. It's been refreshing. When you dig into what is genuinely important, the difference between partnership and product tran…
      - 95 days ago, 27 Mar 20, 10:27pm -

    Employment Law Navigator

    • Thanks, and so long…
      After 3 great years, the Employment Law Navigator is coming to an end. We’ve had fun, and we hope our posts have been helpful. Our sincere thanks to our contributors and to Zelle’s superb Marketing Director Dan Gruber, who picked our art, caug…
      - 28 Jul 17, 6:38pm -
    • That is SO last week
      Last week, HR Dive reported on a Washington federal court’s June order requiring that a public employer pay $1.8 million to a terminated employee.  The worker was fired when she failed a drug test due to her lawful use of prescription drugs, test…
      - 24 Jul 17, 7:29pm -
    • That Critical First Response to Harassment Complaints: Stage 2
      Last week, we wroteabout the importance of “first responders” who receive complaints of workplace harassment, and provided tips on how they should prepare for and react to complaints.  This week, we continue to focus on the early stages of the c…
      - 20 Jul 17, 5:43pm -
    • That is SO last week
      Last week, the City of San Francisco joined other municipalities around the country that prohibit employers from asking applicants for wage history.  The  Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance that will go into effect in mid-2018. Pittsburgh, Ph…
      - 17 Jul 17, 8:03pm -
    • That Critical First Response to Harassment Complaints: A Checklist
      Employers don’t want workplace harassment to occur, but when it does they want to know. Harassment affects morale, distracts from productive work, and can do real damage to its victims.  It’s long settledthat ignorance is not a defense to claims…
      - 13 Jul 17, 8:40pm -
    • That is SO last week
      Last week, the Eleventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined to rehear a Title VII sexual orientation discrimination case. The Court let stand a March 2017 ruling by a three-judge panel of the Eleventh Circuit that Title VII does not prohibit emplo…
      - 10 Jul 17, 7:22pm -

    What Goes Around

    • Living In A Fisheye Lens
      The hermit and the performer, working alone and working out loud.
      - 5 days ago, 25 Jun 20, 1:25pm -
    • Power In The Darkness : What Now and What Next?
      What Now? Led by Keira We came home on Monday to find Keira had made a poster and stuck it on the front of our house. Her work has inspired me to cut a version of the fist stencil from Power In The Darkness. I’m drafting a letter to our MP asking h…
      - 24 days ago, 6 Jun 20, 2:54pm -
    • The HeART of The Matter
      A little something for Mental Health Awareness Week
      - 43 days ago, 18 May 20, 9:41am -

    The Social HR Connection

    • Introducing Harlow Creative Co.
      First and foremost, I want to thank those who have stuck with me through my career journey these last 7+ years. From HR and recruiting to content strategy to employer branding, it has been extremely rewarding. Since starting this blog in 2012, I’ve…
      - 26 Dec 19, 7:48pm -
    • An Update from Ashley
      A few years ago, I wrote a blog about the importance of taking a break to recalibrate career and personal goals. After managing this blog and keeping up with social media for years, I needed a mental break so I could find renewed passion for what I w…
      - 7 Jul 19, 3:22pm -
    • 4 Tips to Stay Relevant Before Searching for Your Next Job
      Want to know the best way to be proactive in your job search? Check out my latest VentureFizz post here to learn more.
      - 31 Jan 17, 3:33pm -
    • 4 Tips for Becoming a Great Remote Employee
      Curious about taking a remote role? Already working virtually but want to improve your success? Check out my latest blog on VentureFizz for some tips! Click here to read more.
      - 2 Nov 16, 5:19pm -
    • Finding Your ‘Culture Fit’ During the Job Search
      Learn more about company culture and how finding the right one for you matters.
      - 7 Sep 16, 3:40pm -
    • 4 Recruiting Practices that Won’t Turn Off Candidates
      Whether you’re a new recruiter or seasoned, corporate or agency, these 4 practices are always a good reminder for creating a good candidate experience. Click here to check out my latest blog post on VentureFizz for more details.
      - 3 Aug 16, 2:58pm -

    What is Paul Thinking?

    • Updates over on the new site…

      - 4 Dec 17, 2:05pm -
    • Jobvite and Fistful of Talent Hangout!
      Our first hangout is at 1pm ET on Tuesday, November 14th Google for Jobs/ROI of Recruitment Marketing Spend! What You Need to Know to Look Smart!! This past fall I participated in a great series of events for Jobvite called the Recruiter Nation Live…
      - 10 Nov 17, 3:39pm -
    • Why All the Individual Suggestions for Engagement Are WRONG
      If you’re getting this update you haven’t switched your subscription to the new site. I just checked my feeds and deleted anyone on this feed who was also on the list for the new feed. So only those who haven’t switched are getting this update.…
      - 3 Nov 17, 2:06pm -
    • Change Is Good!
      I need 3 minutes of your time. 3 minutes to make my life easier. And you know it is ALL about me. But really, this will make YOUR life easier (and so much better.) If you’re getting this update via email you are subscribed to the “old” site. I…
      - 1 Nov 17, 12:29pm -
    • If You Manage People This Post Will Make You 100% More Effective
      As I make the transition to the new site I will be publishing updates here that link to the new site and once again urge you to subscribe to updates from the new site. I hope you do subscribe and hope this isn’t too much of a pain for you. Consider…
      - 26 Oct 17, 1:32pm -
    • Being a Participant VS Participating
        As I make the transition to the new site I will be publishing updates here that link to the new site and once again urge you to subscribe to updates from the new site. I hope you do subscribe and hope this isn’t too much of a pain for you. Consi…
      - 25 Oct 17, 11:55am -

    HR Warrior

    • Grievances and the Hiring Process
      Units of local government have the responsibility to conduct business in the most transparent manner possible.  This includes the hiring process. Applicants for public jobs should feel confident that the selection process was fair and designed so th…
      - 8 Jul 19, 9:39pm -
    • HR Legislative Update Covering: Lactation Room, Nursing Mothers, Severance & EMS Rest Exclusion
      Several new laws have taken effect in the last year that affect Public Employers primarily.  Please review this legislative update carefully and contact me for any further information you may need to ensure compliance.P.A. 100-0947 (January 1, 2019)…
      - 19 Jun 19, 9:53pm -
    • Disciplinary Action up to and Including Termination
      My blogging has been pretty sporadic lately! I just finished an overload semester and had a boat load of client work to handle as well. So unpaid work gets pushed aside. I hope to get more regular on this site as time moves forward. Here's a summary…
      - 28 May 19, 5:50pm -
    • What's New in HR for Illinois Employers?
      By Donna Rogers Skowronski, M.Ed., SPHR, SHRM-SCP via www.RogersHR.comNow – already required in your workplaces New IL Poster required due to ISSERRA change as of 1/1/19.IL Nursing Mothers in the Workplace Act requires employers to allow breaks as…
      - 25 Feb 19, 8:11pm -
    • Employer Changes in Illinois: 300 Days Plus New POSTER
      The following are a couple employment related changes all business owners and human resources professionals in Illinois should be aware of.DOCUMENTATION RECOMMENDEDEmployees of any Illinois employer now have a much longer time frame to bring a compla…
      - 10 Oct 18, 4:52pm -
    • Top HR Podcasts Chosen for HR Student Review
      Since 2011, I have incorporated a social learning aspect to my HRM and Strategic HRM course.  The graduate students get to chose while the undergraduates are assigned a specific podcast to listen to each week.  Over the years, I have incorporated b…
      - 27 Aug 18, 2:03am -

    Rollercoaster HR

    • 2020 = Read
      As snow softly falls this evening here in southwest Michigan, I find myself looking forward to 2020 and the possibilities that still await us upon the dawn of the new year. While I am not one for making resolutions, I … Continue reading →
      - 31 Dec 19, 1:53am -
    • Radical Mutuality
      The first time I read the term “radical mutuality” I became giddy. I was reading a piece my boss shared with our team, A Nation of Weavers, written by David Brooks of the New York Times when that term entered … Continue reading →
      - 7 Mar 19, 1:01pm -
    • Good teams
      For the 1st time in my nearly six years as the HR Director in our local school district, I have the opportunity to hire someone onto my own team. This is prompted by the retirement of one of my team … Continue reading →
      - 26 Feb 19, 12:41pm -
    • A love letter, of sorts, to @SHRM
      This is a post that has been lingering in both my mind and on my hard drive for while. While there is certainly some love spoken about, pain and emptiness are part of this story too. I believe the reason … Continue reading →
      - 18 Feb 19, 1:16pm -
    • 10 Percent
      In my world, so far, 2019 hasn’t been a year worth savoring or celebrating. The combination of crappy winter weather (otherwise known as living in SW Michigan!), the sudden death of a valued colleague because of the winter weather, and … Continue…
      - 6 Feb 19, 11:36am -
    • Inspiration can be anywhere
      Inspiration can be defined as the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative. It’s said that Salvador Dali found inspiration for his famous painting The Persistence of Memory by seeing melting…
      - 16 Jan 19, 11:59am -

    A Leading Perspective

    • Networking, Inspiration, and Education; Preparing for #SHRM17
      It’s springtime and for many of us, this means rebirth, growth and perhaps even “new life.”  All around us, we see the signs. Before we know it, life will literally be buzzing around us. As HR professionals, we see this transformation in our w…
      - 20 Mar 17, 6:29pm -
    • Back Off; It’s Mine! (A tale of missed opportunity)
      “I hope you don’t often feel the breeze of an opportunity passing you by.” Carol Strider (aka Heather’s mom) I was traveling a while ago and overheard someone say, “you did not lose the opportunity; someone simply wanted it more.” I conte…
      - 24 Nov 16, 1:34am -
    • Does this country need more HR professionals?

      - 15 Jul 16, 11:50pm -
    • Purposeful HR
      I’m here at SHRM16 milling about with thousands of other Human Resource Professionals. I was on a walk last night, proudly wearing my SHRM16 Blogger tshirt, and stepped into a joint to get some water. An employee of the store, referring to my shir…
      - 20 Jun 16, 3:35pm -
    • Get Certified; Stay Certified!
      Years and years ago, I decided I wanted to get certified. This was no small deal; I had been raised in state government and NONE of my peers or supervisors were certified nor did any of them, as far as I could tell, see the value in it. I began the s…
      - 20 Jun 16, 12:20am -
    • Mindfully Including Howard Ross
      Years ago, I was a member of my local SHRM Chapter and was helping our current president recruit for new Board Members. On one particular year, the Diversity Chair position was vacant and so I offered to help recruit for that position. I had been i…
      - 17 Jun 16, 9:43pm -