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Workology

  • Virtual Onboarding Checklist: 8-Steps to Nail Your Virtual Onboarding
    “If you think happy and engaged employees just happen, you couldn’t be more wrong”.   That’s the line Kate Pavlina’s thesis on virtual onboarding starts with, quoting Michael Krasman.   You...Workology is the art and science of work, HR…
    - 5 days ago, 8 Apr 21, 3:58pm -
  • Episode 278: Strategic HCM, Change Management and Trends in HR
    The past year has been a wild ride for those of us who work in HR. We’ve had challenges to protect the safety of essential workers, support a remote workforce, re-establish and reinvent our diversity...Workology is the art and science of work, HR…
    - 5 days ago, 8 Apr 21, 1:54pm -
  • Episode 277: How Apprenticeships Support Diversity & Inclusion
    More and more companies are discovering a proven strategy for building a highly-skilled workforce to grow and to thrive: apprenticeship programs. Combining classroom instruction with on-the-job...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and rec…
    - 7 days ago, 6 Apr 21, 4:07pm -
  • Episode 276: The Role of the CHRO and DEI
    Today’s podcast is part of a series on the Workology Podcast focused on the role and responsibilities of the Chief Human Resources Officer, or CHRO. The CHRO (sometimes called SVP of HR or Chief...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and…
    - 12 days ago, 1 Apr 21, 3:13pm -
  • An insight into running your own business
    To a lot of people, the idea of starting and having your own business sounds wonderful. What could possibly be any better than that, right? Well, it isn’t all that easy, and we need to take a lot of...Workology is the art and science of work, HR…
    - 13 days ago, 31 Mar 21, 3:33pm -

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.…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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

  • 1500 Shows on DriveThruHR, wtf?
    Here is a list of the ten of the world’s most endangered animals. Javan Rhinoceros…Vaquita. Mountain gorillas. …Tigers. …Asian elephants. …Orangutans. …Leatherback sea turtles. …Snow leopards. Your odds of seeing any or all of these ani…
    - 30 Sep 20, 10:42pm -
  • All the Feels
    I overslept today and missed my 6:05 am flight out of Greensboro. I was honestly exhausted and the extra sleep was nice. The next flight doesn’t leave until 11:20 AM which means that I have some time to share a few thoughts from the past week. My m…
    - 5 Jul 20, 12:33pm -
  • 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.
    - 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 -

Arcadia HR Solutions

  • What I’m Working on Wednesday – Audits
    I haven’t forgotten about reviewing the next steps in the Onboarding process, and in a way, I will be incorporating some of that in this blog post, but wanted to first touch base on what I’ve just finished working on – preparing for technology…
    - 34 days ago, 10 Mar 21, 2:00pm -
  • What I’m Working on Wednesday- Prioritizing my HR To-Do List
    What am I working on this Wednesday? Or better yet, what am I not working on? February has been full of new clients, old clients doing new things, and plenty of compliance and handbook updates. It’s hard sometimes as an HR Department of One or smal…
    - 48 days ago, 24 Feb 21, 2:00pm -
  • What I’m Working on Wednesday – Launch – Updated My HR Expert Site
    One of our most popular services, especially during the last year, is our HR hotline, My HR Expert. The hotline is a service that I have offered off and on since the inception of the business, but really built a full service offering around in late 2…
    - 55 days ago, 17 Feb 21, 2:00pm -
  • What I’m Working on Wednesday – Onboarding Day One
    As with every season in the past and those to come, the Dodgers welcomed a new player during the delayed start of spring training – and there is no doubt that Mookie Betts had an incredible impact during his first season with the team, Covid and al…
    - 62 days ago, 10 Feb 21, 2:00pm -
  • What I’m Working on Wednesday- Creating a Recruiting Intake Process
    We celebrate that small businesses are able to work uniquely because they are often not held down by processes. In fact, small business leaders are usually encouraged to make changes as they see fit to get the job done. The upside is a small business…
    - 69 days ago, 3 Feb 21, 2:00pm -

Robin Schooling Blog

  • Join the Club. Or Not.
    I’ve tried to like Clubhouse. I really have. I joined on January 1 of this year, dutifully invited other people and have popped in to assorted rooms on a variety of topics a few times each week.   I don’t like it. Apparently I’m in the minorit…
    - 40 days ago, 4 Mar 21, 1:34pm -
  • Your Mom Called (and she’s in HR)
    Many of us have fond opinions of mothers – whether those notions be based on personal experience or something fed to us via TV when we longed to be cozied up next to Claire Huxtable or Carol Brady at our own dinner table.   The thought of “mothe…
    - 41 days ago, 3 Mar 21, 1:10pm -
  • When “Everyone” is an Online Celebrity
    Six years ago, an eternity in HR years , there was a topic I presented via keynote and general sessions at several HR conferences around the country:  “Lessons from Hollywood: HR and Pop Culture.” The gist of the content was that we, as HR profe…
    - 82 days ago, 21 Jan 21, 3:24pm -
  • And Thus, 2020, I Bid You Adieu

    - 31 Dec 20, 1:45pm -
  • Work in HR? It’s Time to FIGHT for Workers’ Rights.
    There’s a peculiar mindset amongst far too many HR practitioners. Due to their fervent and often all-consuming desire to be considered “business partners,” they’ve adopted a capitalist perspective that places them somewhere on the spectrum be…
    - 9 Nov 20, 1:39pm -

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 ‘Job-Fill’ rates rising! Are yours?
    Filling a high percentage of the Job-Orders taken is a key driver of Agency profitability, and a strong measure of the quality of the recruitment consulting in the business. This metric fell in Australia, to Agencies filling four jobs out of ten take…
    - 23 hours ago, 12 Apr 21, 7:05pm -
  • Three Savage Recruiting Podcasts
    Since Covid began I have done over 100 podcasts and webinars to help out friends and colleagues across the world. I housed a lot of them here for you to review when required. Recently I knocked off these three podcasts, which have been getting strong…
    - 6 days ago, 7 Apr 21, 7:40pm -
  • You want my one ONE BIG tip on recruitment success?
    Do you want a tip on your recruitment career? The most important one I can think of? And the tip that has amplified in importance as a result of Covid? Don’t mess with your reputation. It’s the only thing you will take with you when you leave. Ev…
    - 8 days ago, 5 Apr 21, 7:19pm -
  • 14 Agency Recruitment Metrics to run your business (Part 3)
    My previous two blogs (Part 1 and Part 2) on this topic revealed seven of the critical metrics needed to run your recruitment agency efficiently and productively. Today, metrics eight through ten for your reading pleasure. All supported by the excell…
    - 13 days ago, 31 Mar 21, 6:43pm -
  • Who fills Agency jobs fastest? Australia, NZ, UK or USA?
    This is powerful data at numerous levels from Jobadder. Firstly, how long have we been preaching that Agency recruiters need to realise the value of their database, extracting the gold buried with the many candidates locked within? I have said many t…
    - 15 days ago, 29 Mar 21, 6:07pm -
  • Agency Temp demand nosedives. Then soars!
    In most downturns, we can rely on temporary and contract demand to hold up better than permanent hiring. Indeed, we usually see it come back much earlier than permanent. My experience is you can grow a robust Temp/Contract business long before the re…
    - 22 days ago, 22 Mar 21, 6:49pm -

HR Ringleader

  • Fear and Chaos: Taking Action at Work
    Ten years ago, I wrote an article called Nothing Should Trump Personal Accountability. Back then, I was thinking about ways to reduce fear at work.  Since then, a lot has changed. Our world seems more on edge than ever.  We’re in the middle of…
    - 96 days ago, 7 Jan 21, 6:26pm -
  • 4 Ways to To Engage Remote Workers
    *From the dusty archives….and applies today, now more than ever… I woke up this morning and as I settled into my chair, cup of coffee in hand, I realized that I could not see my back yard through the fog.  It was moments before daybreak and I co…
    - 28 Dec 20, 12:31pm -
  • Promoting Positive Friction in the Workplace
    Ready for some HR buzzword analysis? For the past couple years, phrases like frictionless HR, frictionless candidate experience and frictionless employee experience have come into fashion.  And like many buzzwords or catch phrases, HR and busine…
    - 3 Dec 20, 5:06pm -
  • Innovation In HR Technology 2021: Oracle HCM Cloud
    *Guest post by Steve Boese* Over the summer months we at H3 HR Advisors have spent many hours attending virtual HR and HCM events, having countless Zoom calls with HR technology solution providers and doing our best to keep on top of all the developm…
    - 16 Nov 20, 4:44pm -
  • Overcoming Dissidence in Your Leadership Inner Circle
    *Updated article* What does a leader do when he/she can’t rely on their inner circle? What happens when members of that inner circle outright oppose the leader or at least, through their actions and in-actions, act contrary to the leader’s intent…
    - 13 Aug 20, 2:21pm -
  • HR Happy Hour WORK BREAK! #35
    Time for your WORK BREAK! with me and Steve Boese. Today we talk about Juneteenth and the purpose of celebration.  We also reminisce about our experience at Gettysburg with The Conference Board ten years ago.  Steve shares some fashion news and Tri…
    - 13 Aug 20, 7:17am -

People Equation

  • newLeaders Who Micro-Manage are Over-Functioning
    Nobody likes to be micro-managed. Yet nearly all of us have felt the intense pressure of a manager who was too involved in the minutiae of our daily work lives. There are many reasons why leaders micro-manage. In some cases, a hands-on approach actua…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Apr 21, 10:30am -
  • Anxiety about Working in Close Proximity
    Is your company moving towards opening in-person workspaces? Here’s an element of the people equation that should be on leaders’ radar: many people are kind of freaked out about it. After a year of working from home, media reports indicate folks…
    - 8 days ago, 5 Apr 21, 10:30am -
  • Analysis: Key Themes in Leadership Trends for 2021
    We’re nearly through the first quarter of 2021 so I decided to take the pulse of what industry analysts and thought leaders are saying about the state of leadership this year. I did an analysis of seven sources* in the talent development and human…
    - 15 days ago, 29 Mar 21, 10:30am -
  • Why Empowering Your Sales Team is Good Business
    Guest Post by Lisa Kosak Starting a new job in a leadership role is always challenging and let’s face it – it can be downright intimidating!  You are the new kid on the block and you need to learn the culture, people, and inner workings of the c…
    - 22 days ago, 22 Mar 21, 10:35am -
  • Leaders Cast Sunlight Not Shade
    As my kids progress through their teens, dinnertime conversations will often center on stories of classmates “throwing shade” at one another. That’s teen speak for talking trash about someone. We’ve had important conversations at the dinner t…
    - 24 days ago, 20 Mar 21, 2:15pm -
  • When (and If) Employees Return to the Post-Pandemic Office – What Leaders Need to Know
    As the COVID-19 pandemic moves towards the second quarter of 2021, and society continues to open, leadership teams are considering when (and if) employees will return to the post-pandemic office. Although an estimated 1 in 4 Americans will continue t…
    - 29 days ago, 15 Mar 21, 10:30am -

The Tim Sackett Project

  • newDo people really not want to work?
    On my way to work this morning, I saw seven businesses that had “Help Wanted” signs out front. The sign above is from a fast-food restaurant requesting you be nice for the few staff they have that are working their … Continue reading →
    - 5 hours ago, 13 Apr 21, 12:55pm -
  • newBe Careful with Employer Online Reviews!
    Some recent data out analyzing online reviews on sites like Amazon and Yelp show that half of all reviews give the highest possible rating possible. So, ask yourself, of all the stuff you bought on Amazon and all the restaurants … Continue reading…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Apr 21, 12:55pm -
  • Should You Be Promoted Every 3 Years?
    ZipRecruiter Co-Founder and CEO, Ian Siegel thinks employees should be on a consistent cadence of being promoted, or there is a problem. Basically, he said it should be every three years. Do you agree? Early-career employees should aim to get … Con…
    - 6 days ago, 7 Apr 21, 12:55pm -
  • What do leaders fear more than anything else?
    Leaders don’t fear failure. Failure is part of the job description when you accept any position in leadership. You are put in a position of making decisions and to date, no leader is one hundred percent on making good decisions! … Continue readin…
    - 7 days ago, 6 Apr 21, 12:55pm -
  • Recruiting Idea! This Might Actually Work!
    Why don’t potential candidates pick up your phone calls? Well, yes, no one picks up phone calls anymore, but, no, people still pick up phone calls for certain reasons. We don’t pick up phone calls when we don’t know who … Continue reading →
    - 8 days ago, 5 Apr 21, 12:55pm -
  • Zoom-free Fridays and if You Want to Work for Biden, Stop Smoking Pot! #HRFamous
    On episode 56 of The HR Famous Podcast, longtime HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together again to discuss Gen-X references, Zoom-free Fridays, and White House staffers getting fired for marijuana use. Listen…
    - 11 days ago, 2 Apr 21, 12:55pm -

Bullseye Recruiting

  • 10 Things Employers Are Looking for in Salespeople During this Pandemic
    To put it mildly, 2020 is not a good year…in fact it is a catastrophically bad year in so many ways. In the business world, there are a few people in niche industries who are excelling and doing extremely well […]
    - 21 Jul 20, 9:38pm -
  • 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 […]
    - 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 […]
    - 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
    I had never heard the term “ghosting” until this year.  I mean it isn’t a brand new term. It is a topic and word that has been discussed in the workplace for several years now.  I just never thought I WOULD EXPERIENCE […]
    - 21 Aug 18, 2:53pm -

HR Cloud

Women of HR

  • A Career Brick Wall or A Window of Opportunity?
    Sometimes things happen in life that are simply unexpected, unfair, and come from out of the blue and smack you in the face like you were never expecting it.  That happened to me this past January.  I had a great career for almost two decades consu…
    - 23 Jul 20, 1:00pm -
  • 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 -

HR Examiner

  • HRExaminer v12.08
    Almost all security problems, intentional or otherwise, come from people. This is the first in a two-part series from John Sumser about making security a part of the HR agenda. Why Focus Your HR Department on Security? John Sumser covers the fut…
    - 53 days ago, 19 Feb 21, 5:00pm -
  • Why Focus Your HR Department on Security? Part II
    John Sumser concludes his two-part series on making security a part of the HR agenda. John covers the future of security issues, building an internal security center of excellence in the HR department, and all the specifics for getting started with y…
    - 53 days ago, 19 Feb 21, 12:01pm -
  • Why Focus Your HR Department on Security?
    Almost all security problems, intentional or otherwise, come from people. This is the first in a two-part series about making security a part of the HR agenda.The post Why Focus Your HR Department on Security? first appeared on HR Examiner.
    - 54 days ago, 18 Feb 21, 10:09pm -
  • A Surprisingly Happy Encounter with Shawn Achor
    “Achor’s talk was powerful precisely because it melded easy-to-understand ideas with scientific research. By the end of the talk, the audience was charged up, the social media pipelines were full of positivity, and contagious smiling was on displ…
    - 55 days ago, 17 Feb 21, 8:28pm -
  • Hands-on experience cleaning data produces great wisdom
    “In the process of cleaning the data, great discoveries are made about the nature of the investigation. We learn the imperfections of our questions and the things that the data sources want to tell us. Hands-on experience cleaning the data produces…
    - 56 days ago, 16 Feb 21, 12:04pm -
  • Defining Value in HR Data
    John Sumser steps back from the algorithms and sexy AI sales speak to define the value of HR data at its core.The post Defining Value in HR Data first appeared on HR Examiner.
    - 57 days ago, 15 Feb 21, 3:16pm -

Minnesota Headhunter

  • Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Spring 2021
    Yes… it has been eight months since I last did an update like this. At any point that I would written one in Fall or Winter would have been outdated within a few weeks. Things changed (for better and worse)...
    - 5 days ago, 8 Apr 21, 7:15pm -
  • 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 - Fall 2020 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 6 days ago, 7 Apr 21, 2:53pm -
  • 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 - Fall 2020 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 7 days ago, 6 Apr 21, 5:07pm -
  • 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 - Fall 2020 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 20 days ago, 24 Mar 21, 4:12pm -
  • COVID19, Politics, Social Justice And The Economy: We Are NOT All In The Same Boat
    One of the phrases that has bothered me the most over the past year is, “We are all in the same boat.” The more I have heard it and the more I think about who I know… oh (censored) no...
    - 29 days ago, 15 Mar 21, 8:54pm -
  • 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 - Fall 2020 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 34 days ago, 10 Mar 21, 4:34pm -

Fistful of Talent

  • 5 Steps for Preventing Recruiter Burnout
    My grandmother worked at a General Motors metal fabrication plant, raised five daughters, had the most wonderful dinner on the table each night, looked absolutely beautiful at all times, and never once complained of burnout! She might have had a nigh…
    - 4 days ago, 9 Apr 21, 11:22am -
  • What Sales Rep Title Will Generate the Most Traffic to Your Job Posting?
    Great research and post over at OnGig related to which Sales Titles generate the most traffic to job postings. You can click on the image to the right to blow up the pie charts to a more readable view. To summarize what OnGig found, here’s some n…
    - 6 days ago, 7 Apr 21, 2:50pm -
  • Talent Acquisition Leaders! When Was the Last Time You Fired a Hiring Manager?
    In the third-party recruiting world, we like to talk all big and aggressive about “firing” clients. “Yeah, ABC Corp was a bunch of idiots to work with, they didn’t know what they really wanted, I fired them!” No, you didn’t, Timmy! Calm d…
    - 13 days ago, 31 Mar 21, 11:45am -
  • Fast, Good and Cheap: Pick 2 for Recruiting in a Post-COVID World
    I’m on record as calling BS on the psychology of many Hiring Managers in a postrecession world, as many hiring managers think they have postrecession hiring power when it comes to the recruiting process. For a brief time after a recession, this the…
    - 14 days ago, 30 Mar 21, 12:53pm -
  • Why are Leaders A$$holes When it Comes to Giving Up Talent?
    Internal mobility has never been hotter. Organizations like Workday and Oracle spent years building out their internal mobility tech and I didn’t get it at first. I’m like, is this really needed!? Then, organizations started using it and it explo…
    - 20 days ago, 24 Mar 21, 1:08pm -
  • The Three Types of Contractors that HR and Recruiting Leaders Meet When They Get to Heaven!
    Paradise. Eden. Nirvana. Whatever you call it, we’d all like to make it to Heaven. There’s just this one little catch. What if the HR and TA/Recruiting leaders who make it to Heaven are presented with a slew of contract labor components handling…
    - 26 days ago, 18 Mar 21, 5:03pm -

Josh Bersin Blog

  • newLearning Tech Pioneer Degreed Gets New CEO, Now Valued At $1.4 Billion
    Degreed, the pioneering learning tech company that leads the Learning Experience Platform market, just received $153 Million in additional funding and is now valued at $1.4 Billion. With a compound...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Adviso…
    - 2 hours ago, 13 Apr 21, 3:58pm -
  • newOracle Introduces Employee Experience Platform: War For Employee Journeys Gets Hotter
    Oracle is a serious enterprise software company. I competed with Oracle in the 1980s and it was brutal. The company generated $39 Billion in revenue last year and made $15 Billion in operating...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Se…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Apr 21, 12:32pm -
  • newUnderstanding The Exciting, New, Disrupted Labor Market
    The Labor Market is changing fast. New jobs are being created at a record rate, remote work has now become standard fare, and the demand for service jobs is explosive. According to EMSI, there are...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisor…
    - 2 days ago, 11 Apr 21, 3:09pm -
  • Overwork Is Not A Strategy For Response To The Pandemic
    This week someone leaked a survey by Goldman Sachs which shows that new analysts often work more than 95 hours per week and sleep only 5 hours each night. The survey then points out that these...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Se…
    - 13 days ago, 31 Mar 21, 11:42am -
  • HR Technology 2021 Now Published: Shattering Changes In The Market
    This week we are launching HR Technology 2021: The Definitive Guide. And as I describe in the press release, massive changes are taking place. You can download the report here.Let me talk about why...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advi…
    - 28 days ago, 16 Mar 21, 1:40pm -
  • Not To Be Outdone, ServiceNow Ups The Ante in Employee Experience
    Over the last few weeks, everyone has been excited about Microsoft Viva. Microsoft’s intense focus on the need to simplify and improve employee’s work lives has been wildly exciting and...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Servi…
    - 33 days ago, 11 Mar 21, 2:18pm -

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

  • Reimaging the Employee Benefits Landscape
    Flexibility in the workplace has become fundamental across the board, particularly as we bounce back and forth between varying states of lockdown. And although initially born out of necessity – with many employees having no choice but to work remot…
    - 4 days ago, 9 Apr 21, 1:17pm -
  • How to Find the Best Job Candidates in a Post-Covid Labor Market
    The current evolution of the hiring strategy is the final step to leveraging technology because COVID-19 demands minimal human contact. The RChilli Search & Match Engine can ease and enhance identifying the right candidate in the coronavirus era. T…
    - 4 days ago, 9 Apr 21, 11:15am -
  • HRchat Interview with Wesley Mullins: What Managers and HR Pros Need to Know About Data Security
    With an increase in security perimeters transitioning to a borderless enterprise model, the security conversation must be centered on data ingestion integrating fully with the cloud. Cloud-first networks and the role of security in a hybrid, multi-cl…
    - 4 days ago, 9 Apr 21, 10:30am -
  • HRchat Interview with Ray Wang: How the Pandemic Forced HR Tech Vendors to Adapt
    In HRchat episode 277, we consider a software insider’s point of view on how to get from concept to commercialization. Listen too, as we consider how has the pandemic has forced tech vendors, vying to get business with enterprise-level clients, to…
    - 5 days ago, 8 Apr 21, 1:29pm -
  • HRchat Interview with Alexandra Connell: The Rise of Online Workplace Learning
    In this HRchat episode, I'm joined by Alexandra Connell, co-founder of Pluma, the first customizable platform for online and group coaching. Pluma’s professional development and online coaching program have helped a variety of big-name brands such…
    - 7 days ago, 6 Apr 21, 2:47pm -
  • HRchat Interview with Gary Ware: Bringing Playtime to Work
    In this lighthearted HRchat episode, we embrace the essence of April Fool's Day by having some fun and talking about the power of play in the workplace.My guest is Gary Ware, TEDx Speaker, Facilitator, Coach, and Founder at Breakthrough Play. Gary…
    - 12 days ago, 1 Apr 21, 5:16pm -

Everyday People

  • newRespond Instead
    If I asked you how your day was going, how would you answer? I’m 99.9% sure you’d easily say “Good” or “Fine” because it’s polite and expected. The person being asked is hoping with all that’s in them that these one-word retorts will…
    - 2 days ago, 11 Apr 21, 10:11pm -
  • When We Fail . . .
    Failure. No one likes to do it. We are encouraged to not be afraid to fail, and I concur with that. I’m not talking about stumbling if you’re trying to stretch, take a risk or be creative. In fact, tons have been written and shared about the powe…
    - 16 days ago, 28 Mar 21, 10:56pm -
  • Lower Seeds !!
    This weekend one of my favorite events began – the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament. I’ve always enjoyed watching all of the games because I played basketball all through high school and even had a few offers to play at the collegiate level. So…
    - 23 days ago, 21 Mar 21, 10:42pm -
  • Be the Reason !!
    Can you feel the change in the air? Spring is upon us and that’s exciting. With the change in seasons, there’s a renewed hope with everything budding and breaking through the ground. I can’t help but sense the energy around me lifting. I hope y…
    - 30 days ago, 14 Mar 21, 10:50pm -
  • Dear Sir or Madam, Would You Read My Book?
    The world has changed. It’s too early to tell if that’s for the better or not, but there’s no denying it has changed. So too has the world of work. As with most shifts we experience in the business world, people are speculating, posturing, and…
    - 37 days ago, 8 Mar 21, 12:28am -
  • A Cup of Coffee
    It’s hard to believe that the pandemic is approaching its one-year anniversary. I’m sure no one expected or wanted to go through a single moment of this. There are so many things that have been changed forever. At first, people were hopeful for a…
    - 44 days ago, 28 Feb 21, 11:35pm -

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…
    - 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…
    - 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

  • Careers Helping The Fight Against The Pandemic
    A lot of people are taking a serious look at their careers, as well as their other options, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. You might be looking at ways of reinventing your career, but have you thought about getting into a line of work that cou…
    - 34 days ago, 10 Mar 21, 1:50pm -
  • Smart Job Search Tips for the COVID-19 Season
    Image Credit In times of uncertainty, job seekers who want to develop their careers tend to apply for any job that looks attractive or pays the bills. However, this can be unproductive if career development is at the forefront of your search. Admitte…
    - 54 days ago, 18 Feb 21, 9:31pm -
  • Tips for Marketing Your Freelance Business
    The gig economy is on the rise, and more people are looking for short-term freelance opportunities than ever before. Becoming a successful freelancer means growing your number of contacts and making sure that you can find those that need what you off…
    - 64 days ago, 8 Feb 21, 3:49pm -
  • Why your recruiting agency needs video production software
    Everyone knows that content is king, and at the very top of that royal pyramid is video content. Pictures speak a thousand words but video can speak a hundred thousand in a lot less time. There is something about video content that really captures ou…
    - 99 days ago, 4 Jan 21, 4:16pm -
  • How to Become a More Effective Manager
    Your management style will, to some extent, depend on personal factors such as your values, the relationships you have with your staff and the type of industry your business is operating in. That being said, some fundamental principles can be applied…
    - 2 Dec 20, 1:59pm -
  • Finding A Job That You’re Going To Love Might Not Be Easy
    Just because finding a job that you are going to love isn’t going to be easy, doesn’t mean that it won’t be worth it. At the end of the day, the best thing that you could find in a job is something that you are excited to do most days of your l…
    - 19 Nov 20, 5:30am -

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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 2 Apr 20, 8:20pm -

The HR Capitalist

Unbridled Talent

True Faith HR

  • On "Too Hot to Handle" and Opening Colleges
      Today, our campus begins to welcome students back for the Fall semester.  One week from today, classes begin, for the most part, with face-to-face instruction for the first time since mid-March. A lot of time, energy, and resources were spent ov…
    - 17 Aug 20, 2:41pm -
  • The Intriguing #HR Implications of a Cancelled College Football Season #NFL
      There is likely no organization that has more information about selecting its employees than the National Football League's collection of 30 teams. They have hours of game tape where they can witness their potential future employees actually perf…
    - 10 Aug 20, 3:38pm -
  • 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 -

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

  • newWhat If There Is No Reasonable Accommodation for a Disabled Veteran?
    A reader asks: We hired a new director about 3 months ago. Things haven’t been going well. As a result, this person recently received aThe post What If There Is No Reasonable Accommodation for a Disabled Veteran? appeared first on Evil HR Lady.
    - 10 hours ago, 13 Apr 21, 8:19am -
  • newManagers and HR Need to Work Together to Prevent Harassment
    If I asked you who handles harassment cases at work, you’d probably all say HR does. Those who know HR well would add that thisThe post Managers and HR Need to Work Together to Prevent Harassment appeared first on Evil HR Lady.
    - 1 day ago, 12 Apr 21, 8:09am -
  • Should a New Hire Be Allowed to Take a Trip?
    A new hire started today. He says he scheduled a trip before applying for the new job. He says he has all his reservations andThe post Should a New Hire Be Allowed to Take a Trip? appeared first on Evil HR Lady.
    - 4 days ago, 9 Apr 21, 12:06pm -
  • The REAL HR Show Today at Clubhouse
    The REAL HR show has moved to Clubhouse! Every Thursday at 10:00 am Eastern you will find me and Brenda Neckvatal on Clubhouse! Today, though,The post The REAL HR Show Today at Clubhouse appeared first on Evil HR Lady.
    - 5 days ago, 8 Apr 21, 8:22am -
  • 4 unique interview questions to help you find the best employees
    Interviewing is a difficult task, and most hiring managers don’t do it very often – so they don’t have time to get good at it. But, askingThe post 4 unique interview questions to help you find the best employees appeared first on Evil HR Lad…
    - 6 days ago, 7 Apr 21, 10:04am -
  • 4 True Workplace Horror Stories That Demonstrate Why You Need Professional HR
    Who is your head of Human Resources? in a small company, that person often has many hats, and their primary training was not in HR.The post 4 True Workplace Horror Stories That Demonstrate Why You Need Professional HR appeared first on Evil HR Lady.
    - 7 days ago, 6 Apr 21, 10:15am -

Total Picture Radio

Fishdogs

  • Craig Fisher Going Beyond Resumes
    This interview I did with Sumitha Mariyam Raj and peopleHum is chock full of great tips for job seekers and employers as we start back to work. Full text from this interview can be found on peopleHum’s site hereRead moreThe post Craig Fisher G…
    - 11 Aug 20, 12:13am -
  • Craig Fisher on the Jeff Crilley Show – Unlock the Power of Your Brand
    Are you in job search mode?  This post is for you.  I visited the Jeff Crilley Show at his studio in Dallas to chat about what job seekers can do to attract the attention of employers.  Check out the video below for some strategic ideas to get not…
    - 11 Aug 20, 12:02am -
  • Craig Fisher’s Home Office Video and Lighting Setup
    Read moreThe post Craig Fisher’s Home Office Video and Lighting Setup appeared first on Craig Fisher.
    - 10 Aug 20, 11:48pm -
  • 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 -

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

UnderCover Recruiter

  • newOwning Every Moment of Your Hiring Experience
    Companies often believe candidate experience begins and ends with the job application on your website. It definitely does include the job app, but there’s so much more to the hiring experience that deserves close attention. To create an overall ama…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Apr 21, 4:46pm -
  • How to Support Staff’s Mental Health When Working from Home
    Since the announcement on the 22nd February 2021 that lockdown restrictions will be easing, there has been a 466.67% increase in Google searches for “returning to office”. Over the last year, the UK has had to adapt to a new way of working, espec…
    - 8 days ago, 5 Apr 21, 4:15pm -
  • Want to Be More Productive at Work? Pop Music is the Answer
    The nation’s working practices have changed dramatically in the last year, with many employees now working from home on a semi-permanent basis, and for those who can’t, they’re facing new working conditions with PPE becoming compulsory. Given t…
    - 15 days ago, 29 Mar 21, 2:36pm -
  • Working from Home: One Year in Review
    When recruiting, if you’re not adapting to working trends along with the nation, someone else will. So how is the working world settling into its new routine after a year of lockdowns and restrictions? Whilst many think people prefer working from h…
    - 20 days ago, 24 Mar 21, 5:33pm -
  • 5 Ways to Prepare for a Recruitment Market Bounce-back 
    Despite a lull in business for some agency recruiters over the past 12 months, the UK job market is expected to take off towards the middle of 2021, thanks to the vaccine rollout and easing COVID-19 restrictions. This means we can look forward to bet…
    - 22 days ago, 22 Mar 21, 5:29pm -
  • How Employee Benefits Will Change Post-Flexible Working
    Before the pandemic, flexible working was seen as the ultimate benefit. Whether it was the option to work remotely or to take advantage of a company’s flexi-hours policy, it was lauded as a fantastic perk for any role. Flexibility was offered to ma…
    - 34 days ago, 10 Mar 21, 5:02pm -

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

Ohio Employment Law Blog

  • 3 Ways to Earn (Even More) Money with Your Emails
    Learn how you can turn your emails into revenue streams.Growing an audience is one of the most exciting and engaging things you can do online. Through a variety of many different outlets, including email, you’re able to offer value to like-mind…
    - 28 days ago, 16 Mar 21, 1:30pm -
  • New: Schedule Your Emails Multiple Days a Week or Month
    More hassle-free set it and forget it email campaigns at your fingertips.The beauty of automated RSS-to-email campaigns is the set it and forget it factor, knowing your email campaigns will be sent as scheduled with your new content – that was…
    - 32 days ago, 12 Mar 21, 2:45pm -
  • 60+ Free Email Templates to Jumpstart Your Email Marketing
    Win the Inbox with eye-catching email campaigns and save time when it comes to design.Designing a template, especially one from scratch, can be a major frustration. But what if the hard work was already done for you? What if templates showcasing…
    - 61 days ago, 11 Feb 21, 5:08pm -
  • Featured Images now in Gmail Promotions Tab Bundles!
    Gmail’s recent broad rollout of promotions tab bundles will reward good, engaging emails with more opportunities to solidify that engagement.FeedBlitz is helping you make the most of that opportunity, out of the box, today, by making every email we…
    - 14 Dec 20, 4:41pm -
  • New Mapping Feature Available with Every Email Send
    Zoom in to discover where your emails are being read.A great new feature offering more insight into your subscribers is now available with every email send and monthly insight report:Geographic data on engagement stats.And not just the numbers, t…
    - 2 Dec 20, 9:43pm -
  • Surprise! Your Company’s Remote — Now What?
    There’s more to running a remote company than keeping up with technology.You probably didn’t plan on taking your company 100% online, but yet – here you are.Under normal circumstances, companies who shift to being fully remote plan for week…
    - 30 Apr 20, 2:00pm -

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 as: “A Mas…
    - 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 to Get a Career in Digital Marketing?
    Digital marketing is one of the biggest and fastest-growing career fields right now, as companies across all industries are increasingly relying on digital marketing campaigns to build brand awareness, generate and convert new leads, bolster their au…
    - 9 hours ago, 13 Apr 21, 9:31am -
  • newTop Things to Remember For Your Next Business Trip
    Travelling for business can be exhausting and complicated if you’re not a seasoned traveller. Not only do you have to do all the rigamarole of booking flights and hotels, but you’ll also have to prepare for meetings and dress professionally along…
    - 9 hours ago, 13 Apr 21, 9:20am -
  • newHow to Improve Your Writing Skills and Grammar With These 4 Ways
    People who read often make better writers. If you’re interested in becoming a writer, you’ll need to learn how to improve your writing skills and grammar. By reading content in the genre you want to write in, you’ll train your brain on what to…
    - 20 hours ago, 12 Apr 21, 9:58pm -
  • new7 Things You’ll Need for a Tattooing Business
    Whether you’re an apprentice about to get licensed, a tattoo artist working in a larger studio environment or a studio manager looking to open a brand new business, starting a tattoo shop or studio can be a bit intimidating when you start the proce…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Apr 21, 11:37am -
  • new5 Essential Tips to Stay Productive While Working from Home
    Due to the extended period of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote jobs became more than just a perk, keeping the number of people in a closed-up space has become a necessity. However, as much as staying asleep a bit more and avoiding the traffic jam is not…
    - 1 day ago, 12 Apr 21, 9:28am -

    No Excuses HR

    • Age of Excuse
      Somehow the leadership space seems to have turned upside down. It happened in slow motion...sort of. Sensitive issues moved to the front page and that made people nervous, the whole vaccine saga continues to play out, and our oddly polarized society…
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    • Exercises in Futility
       Life is hard.Work is hard.Relationships are hard.Being disciplined is hard.Staying motivated is hard.Being there for someone...everyone...is hard.Making the right choice is hard.Being what everyone wants you to be is hard.Delivering consistently is…
      - 55 days ago, 17 Feb 21, 12:39pm -
    • What's Your Advice to a Young Leader?
      I've had many opportunities over the years to work with a growing number of young leaders (both in years and experience.) I think that means I'm quite a bit older than I care to admit.Our conversations invariably come around to "my story" or "how did…
      - 64 days ago, 8 Feb 21, 12:57pm -
    • Force Multiplier
      I've been relatively quiet the last few months here on NoExcusesHR. The crushing noise of the US election, the juvenile behavior from all sides, the shocking racism that has shown itself to be alive and well from the far right....it all just had me f…
      - 71 days ago, 1 Feb 21, 12:47pm -
    • Finding My (New) Voice
      "The only way to find your voice is to use it." - Austin KleonAlmost a full year into new ways of working, connecting, growing, experiencing... and living. All of the rules have changed, right? Or, maybe all of the rules are exactly the same, but we…
      - 76 days ago, 27 Jan 21, 1:11pm -
    • Where Do We Go From Here
      I let a milestone slip by quietly a month or so ago. It was the tenth anniversary of this blog (900 posts strong.) I know, not a big deal in the grand scheme of things. The world has gone absolutely crazy...pandemics have become politicized...and the…
      - 3 Dec 20, 5:25pm -

    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…
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    • 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

    • newA Million Miles Away
      To spend your time on this earth connecting people across the world and using your skills to improve people’s lives is a legacy that any of us would be happy to leave behind. A year ago, a friend of mine passed away. He was one of the first people…
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    • When is it Time to Make A Change?
      When your world is completely upended does anything you used to do make sense anymore? That’s a question I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. We are all trying to navigate a world that looks very different from eight months ago. We are all impa…
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    • 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…
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    • 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 -

    Talent Culture

    • newFinancial Literacy: Current State and Impact on Post-Pandemic Workplaces
      The pandemic has altered almost every aspect of our lives. It has exposed fault lines in our country, workplaces, and at home. Many of us didn’t realize one area would […]The post Financial Literacy: Current State and Impact on Post-Pandemic Wor…
      - 6 hours ago, 13 Apr 21, 12:15pm -
    • newThe Nonprofit Mindset: How This New Outlook Helps Business Leaders
      With people talking about a post-pandemic restart to the economy, your business might be looking to bring in a fresh new outlook. If you’ve so far struggled to find this […]The post The Nonprofit Mindset: How This New Outlook Helps Business Lead…
      - 1 day ago, 12 Apr 21, 2:00pm -
    • Stop Promoting Workplace Failure and Accepting Mediocrity [Podcast]
      In the world of work, we tend to be tolerant — perhaps overly tolerant — of failure. Of course, no business sets out to fail. And yet, we often find […]The post Stop Promoting Workplace Failure and Accepting Mediocrity [Podcast] appeared first…
      - 4 days ago, 9 Apr 21, 12:15pm -
    • Flextime: An Integral Part of Your Company’s Return to Work Plan
      Soon, business leaders will turn their attention to developing a return to work plan for employees. And for many, that plan will need to include some amount of flextime. After […]The post Flextime: An Integral Part of Your Company’s Return to Wo…
      - 6 days ago, 7 Apr 21, 2:00pm -
    • The Proven Success of Less: Opting for The Shorter Workweek
      As we reinvent work in the post-pandemic world, can we see finally see the benefits of a shorter workweek? Americans work harder than their counterparts in most of the world’s […]The post The Proven Success of Less: Opting for The Shorter Workwe…
      - 7 days ago, 6 Apr 21, 2:53pm -
    • Company Culture Philosophy: Which PM Style Is Right for Your Team?
      A business’s ability to hire and retain talent largely depends on its company culture. But company culture isn’t just about how we get our work done or treat people. And […]The post Company Culture Philosophy: Which PM Style Is Right for Your…
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    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.
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    • 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…
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    • 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
      - 4 Mar 16, 12:00pm -

    HR Nasty

    • Getting through holiday blues
      The holiday blues are a real thing. Fortunately, we can minimize or eliminate these moody times. How to recognize when you are about to enter a funk and simple steps you can take to keep the holiday blues away. The post Getting through holiday blue…
      - 24 Nov 20, 1:17am -
    • Stalled career. Why you aren’t getting a promotion at work
      Has your career stalled? HR executive explains why some careers take off and why some fall flat. Signs you have a stalled career, why your career stalled, and how to jump-start your career with three simple steps. The post Stalled career. Why you a…
      - 2 Nov 20, 7:13pm -
    • Top reasons your company wants you fired you aren’t aware of
      An HR exec lists the top reasons you can be fired by your employer that you weren't aware of or not taking seriously. We all know the usual reasons for being fired including theft and assault. Here is what you didn't know you could be fired for.The…
      - 22 Oct 20, 4:38am -
    • How the remote work environment is affecting your career
      This guy slept through manager trainingMany receive feedback, but only the wise profit from it. Harper LeeInteractions with managers have dropped significantly in the remote work environment. Let’s face it, Zoom and chat are not as effective…
      - 16 Oct 20, 6:36pm -
    • 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…
      - 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…
      - 17 Apr 20, 5:36pm -

    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…
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    • 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

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    • 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 →
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    • Happy 4th of July!
         
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    • 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

    Women of HR

    • A Career Brick Wall or A Window of Opportunity?
      Sometimes things happen in life that are simply unexpected, unfair, and come from out of the blue and smack you in the face like you were never expecting it.  That happened to me this past January.  I had a great career for almost two decades consu…
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    • 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…
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    • 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 -

    Benz Communications

    • How to Encourage Your People to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19
      As an employer or health plan sponsor, you might be wondering what, if anything, you should tell your people about getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Here are some ideas to get you started.
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    • What 3 Clients Learned About Benefits Communication During the Pandemic
      Segal Benz was proud to participate in and sponsor The Conference Board’s annual Communicating Employee Benefits & Compensation Conference. Jen, along with 3 of our clients, discussed what a challenging and rewarding year it’s been to work i…
      - 21 days ago, 23 Mar 21, 8:40pm -
    • Two Segal Benz Clients Win Awards for Results-Based Benefits Communication
      Everyone loves to be recognized for a job well done, and our clients are no different. That’s why we’re so excited to announce that RELX and Seagate each took a first place Eddy Award in the financial wellness category for the communication…
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    • Metrics That Matter for HR and Benefits Communication
      When it comes to communication, content is king. But in the age where everything that matters is measured, I’d argue that communication is ruled by an equally important monarch: metrics.
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    • 7 Innovative Case Studies to Inspire Your Communications
      Looking for inspiration as you plan for the year ahead? While it can be easy to stick with what works well, there are many different ways you can change things up to capture people’s attention. Here are 7 case studies to inspire your communica…
      - 50 days ago, 22 Feb 21, 5:45pm -
    • How to Help Your People Stress Less and Avoid Burnout
      Employee burnout costs companies $125 billion to $190 billion in health-care spending every year. But there’s something you can do—for your people and the organization.
      - 63 days ago, 9 Feb 21, 3:04pm -

    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

    • $15? Wake Me When You’re Serious
      Hello HR,How long have we heard about an increased minimum wage? Long enough for the increase to be meaningless, that’s for sure. Would it even help? Could it actually hurt?  Well hell yes it could hurt – for every person lifted from poverty, a…
      - 11 days ago, 2 Apr 21, 12:13pm -
    • Getting UN-busy With Garland Vance
      There is only so much weight you can put on the mule's back before he decides to lay down. Stress kills, and most of it is self-inflicted.
      - 26 days ago, 18 Mar 21, 12:43pm -
    • Building Resilience with AJ Adams
      Positive psychology and the art of building resilience with AJ Adams.
      - 33 days ago, 11 Mar 21, 1:00pm -
    • Hitting the Snooze with Sarah Moe
      Somehow we have even managed to screw up sleeping. Why are we so bad at healthy sleep and why is it so important?
      - 40 days ago, 4 Mar 21, 1:17pm -
    • Have Spear, Will Travel
      The term “freelance” has such a cool hippie vibe but actually has a pretty primeval origin. As a former purveyor of the greatest board game the world has ever seen, a “free lance” was a mercenary-for-hire offering his or her services to the h…
      - 43 days ago, 1 Mar 21, 1:47pm -
    • Hitting the Trifecta with Karen Whitaker
      Who interviews their wife as a podcast guest? Apparently I do, and the experience was even better than I had hoped. Has it been a crazy year? Yeah, it has, but that statement has become cliché. For many people it was a life-changing year, and that i…
      - 47 days ago, 25 Feb 21, 1:33pm -

    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

    • In an Octopus’s garden
      We all know that, in the view of the general public, HR has a bad reputation. Those of us that work in the profession are either aware of this and battling against it every day, or hopelessly unaware and therefore probably part of the problem. We get…
      - 43 days ago, 1 Mar 21, 8:00am -
    • Moving on up
      A few years ago I wrote a post about internal promotion and the comparison to external candidates. It is fair to say that it raised quite a bit of debate at the time and a range of differing views. If you don’t have the time, or the inclination, to…
      - 71 days ago, 1 Feb 21, 8:00am -
    • Careless talk
      There is a lot to feel grumpy about at the current time and as a rule I try to look on the positive side – because when things simply get too overwhelming it rarely pays to search out more bad news. One thing that I do struggle with on a regular ba…
      - 85 days ago, 18 Jan 21, 8:00am -
    • In praise of the grafter
      If you managed your career through advice on Linkedin, you’d believe that aligning you work with your purpose, throwing everything out the window on a regular basis, always remaining agile and disruptive were the key to success. Trust me, they real…
      - 30 Nov 20, 8:00am -
    • Lifelong learning
      I wrote recently about the perils of organisations delegating responsibility to employees under the guise of empowerment and “individual choice”. Effectively placing every individual at jeopardy to changes in the economy, society and the organisa…
      - 16 Nov 20, 8:00am -
    • Recruiters admitting failure
      I’ve previously written about the role of recruiters in the current climate. I absolutely appreciate that for hard pushed recruitment teams, dealing with the volume of applicants that you get in a recession is tough. As people try to get a job, any…
      - 9 Nov 20, 8:00am -

    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

    • Failing to learn
      “On a cycle the frame is gone. You’re completely in contact with it all. You’re in the scene, not just watching it anymore, and the sense of presence is overwhelming.” ― Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inq…
      - 17 Sep 20, 10:00am -
    • Warning: Introvert at Work
      We make a lot of assumptions about how people operate based on these neat labels that we apply: Boomers, Millennials, Introverts, Extroverts Quants, Techies…it saves us time – people know what we mean when we refer to them.  Their profiles are u…
      - 8 Sep 20, 5:04pm -
    • Through a window or into a mirror?
      Maturity is that time when the mirrors in our mind turn to windows and instead of seeing the reflection of ourselves, we see others . Source unknown _____________________________________________________________________________ At work, we are on a p…
      - 31 Aug 20, 10:00am -
    • Weeding through the chaos
      I can’t believe it’s been a year.  Well, actually I can believe it because when I consider everything that has happened and continues to happen…it had to have been at least a 12-month period.  In fact, I can’t believe it’s only been a yea…
      - 21 Aug 20, 7:00pm -
    • 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 -

    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

    • newHow do you learn to trust your gut instead of someone else’s?
      Change starts with a choice. Many times a day, you’re faced with a this or that option. Sometimes, your choice is clear, and other times, you’re stuck. The funny thing is, it’s not the magnitude of the choice that keeps you marching in place bu…
      - 9 hours ago, 13 Apr 21, 9:30am -
    • Need to Make a Decision? 5 Questions and 5 Tips to Get You Into Action
      There I was, standing at the metaphorical fork in the road. I’m guessing it’s one you know well too. I need to make a decision, I told myself, yet I was temporarily stuck between what-is and what could-be. A million questions floated through my m…
      - 21 days ago, 23 Mar 21, 9:30am -
    • What You Need to Know to Be More Successful at Work
      Our house has been under renovation for ages. It started with the kitchen, moved on to our kid’s bathroom, and now we’re halfway through our ensuite bathroom. For the kitchen, I acted as the general contractor and then got smart for the bathrooms…
      - 42 days ago, 2 Mar 21, 10:30am -
    • 5 Must-Dos to Finally Keep Your Promise to Change
      She wanted so much for her future. Big dreams were matched by big promises both to herself and others. However, her desires and actions remained on opposite sides of the river bank. Forever separated by a chasm either too difficult or too cumbersome…
      - 56 days ago, 16 Feb 21, 10:30am -
    • What Should You Do if You Can’t Shake the Stress?
      Life is stressful in the best of times. In these COVID times, it can be downright overwhelming.  It’s the end of summer Down Under, and our family recently went on our first holiday in a year. We traveled from our small community to a state where…
      - 70 days ago, 2 Feb 21, 10:30am -

    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
      Campaign/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 statement, I will onl…
      - 25 Feb 19, 10:06pm -
    • The Game of Supremacy Chess
      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 at a disadvant…
      - 7 Feb 19, 5:52pm -
    • The Audacity of No Rebuttal
      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 debate are allowe…
      - 3 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
    • #BlackBlogsMatter : Let’s Separate For Peace Sake
      As 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 my life. Ple…
      - 24 Jan 19, 12:00pm -
    • 10 Perspectives to Digest for 2019
      We 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 flying cars, rob…
      - 1 Jan 19, 1:00pm -
    • #Unleash18 Solve For Happiness, Change The World with Mo Gawdat
      “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, there is a lo…
      - 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

    • newUKG Spring eSymposium: A FREE Learning Opportunity for #HR and #Payroll Pros
      Free learning is awesome when it brings a lot of value. The Spring eSymposium for HR and Payroll pros from UKG offers that and recertification credits!The post UKG Spring eSymposium: A FREE Learning Opportunity for #HR and #Payroll Pros appeared fir…
      - 9 hours ago, 13 Apr 21, 8:57am -
    • newLeaders and Managers: Here are 7 Things Employees Expect of You
      Managers need to focus on the employee experience. First, learn what employees expect. Here are 7 things employees expect from managers.The post Leaders and Managers: Here are 7 Things Employees Expect of You appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 2 days ago, 11 Apr 21, 8:57am -
    • Organizations Need To Support Their Employees Reentry Into the Workplace
      Workplace reentry means employees returning to their place of work. And it's not just flipping a switch. It takes planning and communication.The post Organizations Need To Support Their Employees Reentry Into the Workplace appeared first on hr barte…
      - 5 days ago, 8 Apr 21, 8:57am -
    • Financial Wellbeing: Employees Want to Decide How They Get Their Pay
      Financial wellbeing can help recruit and retain talent. Having a say in how they get their pay aligns with employee financial wellbeing.The post Financial Wellbeing: Employees Want to Decide How They Get Their Pay appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 7 days ago, 6 Apr 21, 8:57am -
    • 5 Books Every HR Professional Should Own – Ask #HR Bartender
      HR books can help with leadership, management, productivity and more. HR professionals should own many helpful books including these five.The post 5 Books Every HR Professional Should Own – Ask #HR Bartender appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 9 days ago, 4 Apr 21, 8:57am -
    • 5 Business Lessons Learned Making Sourdough Starter
      Business lessons can come from anywhere if we pay attention. Here are 5 business lessons learned from making sourdough bread starter.The post 5 Business Lessons Learned Making Sourdough Starter appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 12 days ago, 1 Apr 21, 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
      Click on the image to enlarge and view.Click Here to visit our Thought Catalog.[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
      - 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 -
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      - 19 May 14, 3:35am -

    Leadership Freak

    • newEverything You Need to Know About “NOT” Being Yourself
      Warren Bennis was brilliant when he said, “Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself.” But what if you’re a jerk-hole? Perhaps you shouldn’t always ‘be yourself’. I’ve been told, for example, we… Continue reading →
      - 7 hours ago, 13 Apr 21, 10:47am -
    • newWhat if Self-Love is Conceit – The Purpose of Self-Love
      Self-love is, according to the song, the greatest love of all. But self-love isn’t an end itself, especially for leaders. The lyric goes on, “I decided long ago, never to walk in anyone’s… Continue reading →
      - 1 day ago, 12 Apr 21, 11:01am -
    • How to Design a Path Forward when You Feel Like the Chief Plate Spinner
      Plate spinners run from one crisis to the next. One plate spins up, another nearly falls. The threat of broken plates makes watching fun – unless it’s not an act. Spinning plates is… Continue reading →
      - 4 days ago, 9 Apr 21, 11:21am -
    • A 5-Step Plan for Seeking Input For Leaders Who Tend to Exclude People
      You’re spending time with people whether you seek input or not. You invest time including people, or you squander time resolving the consequences of excluding them. Excluding people creates a self-inflicted crisis. Excuses… Continue reading →
      - 5 days ago, 8 Apr 21, 10:47am -
    • Thought Leaders – An Unused Pond Stinks
      Occasionally, I’m asked if I consider myself to be a thought leader. Some ask how I became a thought leader. Recently, I was asked where the courage to be a thought leader comes… Continue reading →
      - 6 days ago, 7 Apr 21, 10:53am -
    • A Five-Minute Creativity Workout that Helps you Change the Future
      Unimaginative leaders repeat the past. Creative leaders change the future. Creative leaders are better problem solvers. “The only sustainable competitive advantage – for individuals and companies – is creativity,” Josh Linkner “With creativ…
      - 7 days ago, 6 Apr 21, 10:47am -

    Three Star Leadership

    Ask a Manager

    • newhow bad is job-hopping, really?
      This post, how bad is job-hopping, really? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.A reader writes: How bad is it really to “bounce around” jobs frequently? I’ve been practicing in my field for about five years and have had…
      - 2 hours ago, 13 Apr 21, 4:29pm -
    • newhow do I get out of my office’s toxic positivity meetings?
      This post, how do I get out of my office’s toxic positivity meetings? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.A reader writes: So I work at a small nonprofit in a non-U.S. country, during this pandemic. Due to a number of pande…
      - 3 hours ago, 13 Apr 21, 2:59pm -
    • newcoworkers keep interrupting my closed-door meetings, is it weird to throw a party for coworkers at your house, and more
      This post, coworkers keep interrupting my closed-door meetings, is it weird to throw a party for coworkers at your house, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Co…
      - 14 hours ago, 13 Apr 21, 4:03am -
    • newdo I have to wear a bra when I go back to the office?
      This post, do I have to wear a bra when I go back to the office? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.A reader writes: I (25, she/her) have been lucky enough to work from home this past year. I am halfway through the vaccinati…
      - 1 day ago, 12 Apr 21, 5:59pm -
    • newpeople are freaked out about going back to their offices
      This post, people are freaked out about going back to their offices , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.Many workplaces that went fully remote last year are starting to set timelines for bringing people back to the office, an…
      - 1 day ago, 12 Apr 21, 4:29pm -
    • newis this office culture cutting-edge or a cult?
      This post, is this office culture cutting-edge or a cult? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.A reader writes: I recently saw an entry level job opening at a fairly new company that would be a great fit for me as long as the…
      - 1 day ago, 12 Apr 21, 1:59pm -

    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

    • 6 Tips To Enhance Your Employee Benefits Compliance: A Guest Post
      Today’s post was written by Skylar Ross. Maintaining sufficient compliance protocols is absolutely essential for HR professionals. After all, there’s a lot at stake! Fines, fees, and legal procedures can all follow when compliance requirements ar…
      - 22 days ago, 22 Mar 21, 8:05am -
    • 5 Reasons Why You Should Use a Behavioral Interview: Guest Post
      Today’s post is from Danielle Jenkins a recruitment marketing expert at Professional Resume Writers. One way to check a recruiter’s success is to look at the quality-of-hire rate. Although it can be challenging to measure because quality is subje…
      - 29 Oct 20, 7:45am -
    • Vital Role Of HR And Management In Improving Employee Onboarding: A Guest Post
      Today’s post was written by Samantha Kaylee Image Source Employees are the biggest asset of any enterprise; that’s why they are always searching for new and competitive employees. However, hiring and retaining talent is quite tricky these days. O…
      - 24 Sep 20, 3:31pm -
    • Guest Blog – 5 Mistakes to avoid when recruiting a remote team
      Remote work is a reality no one can look away from. Even organizations that never thought of going remote, had to adapt to this new normal to sustain their businesses. Many companies have also started to hire remote staff. Remote hiring, if done in t…
      - 8 Sep 20, 2:44pm -
    • The Quickstart Guide to Time Tracking for Remote Workers: A Guest Post
      Remote teams are becoming commonplace due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, businesses are using time tracking tools to manage work hours for their teams. What should you know about remote time tracking and how can you start using it to its full…
      - 1 Sep 20, 7:45am -
    • Managing Bereavement in the Workplace
      Today’s guest post was written by Gary Bury who is co-founder and CEO of Timetastic, an independent and profitable web app for managing time off work, used by thousands of companies around the world. Death and bereavement is a sad but inevitable fa…
      - 28 Jul 20, 7:45am -

    The Employer Handbook

    Talent & Social Business

    • Cognizant's $30 million corpus to give counter offers to people who resign
       So this news about Cognizant came out yesterday:In an unusual move and in a bid to tackle its high attrition rate, Cognizant has set up a $30-million corpus, dubbed as a retention fund, to hold back top performers and digitally-skilled employees. …
      - 54 days ago, 18 Feb 21, 1:00pm -
    • My LinkedIn Live conversation with Harsh Johari on #EmployerBranding in the new normal
       Today I had an interesting conversation with my friend Harsh Johari who is a Executive and Change Leadership Coach on the value of Employer Branding in the new normal.You can see the full 42 minute long conversation hereIf you want to talk to me ab…
      - 70 days ago, 2 Feb 21, 12:37pm -
    • Recap of the panel on Digital HR at the Economic Times HR World Conference
       As I had stated earlier, I moderated a session on Digital HR yesterday. It went off quite well, and here's a recap of the discussion:Priyanka Anand, VP and Head of HR, South East Asia, Oceania & India, Ericsson, said, “When the pandemic happened…
      - 73 days ago, 30 Jan 21, 8:57am -
    • Moderating a panel on #DigitalHR at the #ETHRNexTech virtual conference by @ETHRWorld
       I am be looking forward to moderating a panel discussion on #DigitalHR at the #ETHRNexTech virtual conference by ETHRWorldCheck out the star-studded lineup of speakers which include Josh Bersin, Priyanka Anand, Kamal Dutta, Jayant Paleti, Maha…
      - 76 days ago, 27 Jan 21, 7:22pm -
    • 2021 started off with being featured on a couple of lists
      I was recently featured by The Economic Times' ETHRWorld in their list of 50 Influential & Dynamic HR Leaders Who Have Made a Difference. These include many people I have been fortunate to have known over the course of time, and you should definitel…
      - 76 days ago, 27 Jan 21, 6:41pm -
    • How to go from EVP to an Employer Brand
       Many HR departments spend a considerable amount of time, effort and resources to define their EVP (Employee Value Proposition) but are either unsure of what to do with it or they are unable to really  communicate that effectively.Here's a step by…
      - 17 Nov 20, 6:17am -

    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

    In Full Bloom

    • Let’s Talk About Life: The Power Of Memories And Relationships In Coping With The Loss Of My Life Partner
      IntroductionSome of you may know that I wrote this widely read blog from November 2009 until my last post in August 2019. It wasn’t retirement that stopped me from blogging but rather the need to focus 200% on getting Ron through his second bout w…
      - 92 days ago, 11 Jan 21, 10:25pm -
    • Let’s Talk About Life: The Power Of Memories
      My 55th Birthday Celebration WeekendMy 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 HouseI’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 1950There 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 -

    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
      Author: Dave Cummins (Dublin Office Centre)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
      - 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
      Author: Colin Cuthbert (Ayers Management)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
      - 7 Jul 15, 11:30pm -
    • Employee Performance Reviews
      Author: Mark Feldman (Find my Shift)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
      - 3 Jul 15, 11:30pm -

    Thinking About Learning

    • Answers
      One of the many issues facing people across the piece is that there’s too much Me Time. We haven’t learned how to deal with our Own Thoughts. We were never taught what it means to be mindful and Accept Our Thoughts. Instead we were told Go To The…
      - 98 days ago, 5 Jan 21, 8:28pm -
    • Things I’ve learned in 2020
      We all have trauma and pain that we need to deal with and resolve. In all likelihood, that trauma and pain is the cause of many bad decisions and ongoing bad decisions. I never took for granted having good health, and my recovery from Covid-19 highli…
      - 16 Nov 20, 2:52pm -
    • The Human
      I have to fight to hear someone. Noise. Opinions. Data. News. Voices. Our contract with social media is so very broken. We are triggered and told to think in binary terms. Adult debate and thinking isn’t allowed to take place without some false sen…
      - 11 Nov 20, 2:46pm -
    • Hey L&D Vendors
      Here’s a typical problem. You’re seeking to run a management development programme. Let’s say it’s a 3 month programme for 30 front line managers, 2 days a month of in-person training, requirement for virtual and digital elements, and seeking…
      - 16 Aug 20, 1:17pm -
    • Lessons from Dr Martin Luther King Jr about #BlackLivesMatter
      In 2019, I was fortunate to take a work trip to Atlanta, Georgia, USA. It was my second trip, and on this occasion wanted to make sure I spent some time learning more about the life of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. It was a powerful visit, and one I have…
      - 27 Jul 20, 8:20pm -
    • 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…
      - 24 Jun 20, 12:42pm -

    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

    • 3 Ways to Earn (Even More) Money with Your Emails
      Learn how you can turn your emails into revenue streams.Growing an audience is one of the most exciting and engaging things you can do online. Through a variety of many different outlets, including email, you’re able to offer value to like-mind…
      - 28 days ago, 16 Mar 21, 1:30pm -
    • New: Schedule Your Emails Multiple Days a Week or Month
      More hassle-free set it and forget it email campaigns at your fingertips.The beauty of automated RSS-to-email campaigns is the set it and forget it factor, knowing your email campaigns will be sent as scheduled with your new content – that was…
      - 32 days ago, 12 Mar 21, 2:45pm -
    • 60+ Free Email Templates to Jumpstart Your Email Marketing
      Win the Inbox with eye-catching email campaigns and save time when it comes to design.Designing a template, especially one from scratch, can be a major frustration. But what if the hard work was already done for you? What if templates showcasing…
      - 61 days ago, 11 Feb 21, 5:08pm -
    • Featured Images now in Gmail Promotions Tab Bundles!
      Gmail’s recent broad rollout of promotions tab bundles will reward good, engaging emails with more opportunities to solidify that engagement.FeedBlitz is helping you make the most of that opportunity, out of the box, today, by making every email we…
      - 14 Dec 20, 4:41pm -
    • New Mapping Feature Available with Every Email Send
      Zoom in to discover where your emails are being read.A great new feature offering more insight into your subscribers is now available with every email send and monthly insight report:Geographic data on engagement stats.And not just the numbers, t…
      - 2 Dec 20, 9:43pm -
    • Surprise! Your Company’s Remote — Now What?
      There’s more to running a remote company than keeping up with technology.You probably didn’t plan on taking your company 100% online, but yet – here you are.Under normal circumstances, companies who shift to being fully remote plan for week…
      - 30 Apr 20, 2:00pm -

    101 Half Connected Things

    • Credibility, Crowds and Conferences
      Last week I got asked to do a keynote speech for an international Cloud Computing Conference. But let’s come back to that in a bit… I haven’t written much recently, but I was reflecting on credibility and expertise and how the status of ‘some…
      - 18 Jul 20, 6:34am -
    • 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 -

    Leadership Freak

    • newEverything You Need to Know About “NOT” Being Yourself
      Warren Bennis was brilliant when he said, “Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself.” But what if you’re a jerk-hole? Perhaps you shouldn’t always ‘be yourself’. I’ve been told, for example, we… Continue reading →
      - 7 hours ago, 13 Apr 21, 10:47am -
    • newWhat if Self-Love is Conceit – The Purpose of Self-Love
      Self-love is, according to the song, the greatest love of all. But self-love isn’t an end itself, especially for leaders. The lyric goes on, “I decided long ago, never to walk in anyone’s… Continue reading →
      - 1 day ago, 12 Apr 21, 11:01am -
    • How to Design a Path Forward when You Feel Like the Chief Plate Spinner
      Plate spinners run from one crisis to the next. One plate spins up, another nearly falls. The threat of broken plates makes watching fun – unless it’s not an act. Spinning plates is… Continue reading →
      - 4 days ago, 9 Apr 21, 11:21am -
    • A 5-Step Plan for Seeking Input For Leaders Who Tend to Exclude People
      You’re spending time with people whether you seek input or not. You invest time including people, or you squander time resolving the consequences of excluding them. Excluding people creates a self-inflicted crisis. Excuses… Continue reading →
      - 5 days ago, 8 Apr 21, 10:47am -
    • Thought Leaders – An Unused Pond Stinks
      Occasionally, I’m asked if I consider myself to be a thought leader. Some ask how I became a thought leader. Recently, I was asked where the courage to be a thought leader comes… Continue reading →
      - 6 days ago, 7 Apr 21, 10:53am -
    • A Five-Minute Creativity Workout that Helps you Change the Future
      Unimaginative leaders repeat the past. Creative leaders change the future. Creative leaders are better problem solvers. “The only sustainable competitive advantage – for individuals and companies – is creativity,” Josh Linkner “With creativ…
      - 7 days ago, 6 Apr 21, 10:47am -

    Three Star Leadership

    • newBook Review: Think Again
      There are two powerful reasons to read this book. One: You’ll learn a lot. Two: This book will be mentioned in articles and discussions. It will make the short list of books every manager should read. I bought Think...
      - 1 day ago, 12 Apr 21, 3:00pm -
    • newBoss’s Tip of the Week: Performance Solutions Checklist
      In your career as a boss, you’ll deal with hundreds of performance problems. Each one will have a unique solution, but most of them will fall into one of four categories. Use the categories as a...
      - 2 days ago, 11 Apr 21, 6:00pm -
    • Weekend Leadership Reading: 4/9/21
      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, 9 Apr 21, 3:00pm -
    • Handmade Leadership
      Thom gave Liz a beautiful stool to use in her kitchen. You can admire the stool, but if you want a stool like that, you can search the known universe and not find it. That’s because Thom made the stool for one person...
      - 5 days ago, 8 Apr 21, 3:00pm -
    • From the Independent Business Blogs: 4/7/21
      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, 7 Apr 21, 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

    • A Baked Recap
      I recently shared with you all about BakedHR, a YouTube channel Jazmine Wilkes and I started. You can also catch some content on Instagram. If you’re not subscribed to our channel or following us on IG yet, I just made it real easy for you to fix t…
      - 87 days ago, 16 Jan 21, 4:03pm -
    • BakedHR
      The blog has been quiet for a while now, even though it went through a really great makeover earlier this year (you could book your own update here: https://21adsmedia.com/ – Andrew is GREAT to work with!), but I’ve just been focused elsewhere. D…
      - 30 Nov 20, 1:54pm -
    • 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 -

    Don't Forget to Remember

    • A Post-Pandemic Opportunity for Partnership
      As we emerge from work-from-home solitude and head back into the office, the role of Human Resources has never been more critical. In a time when policy foreshadows strategy all eyes are on HR. The workforce is crammed into the starting gate waiting…
      - 10 days ago, 3 Apr 21, 5:32pm -
    • Post-COVID Career Advancement
      Vaccines are being administered and with Spring a month away there is (finally) reason to be optimistic that a return to normal is in sight. What Will The Future Look Like?Will we return to commutes, office clusters, airplanes and hotels? Will the b…
      - 59 days ago, 13 Feb 21, 5:18pm -
    • Top 5 - 2020
      Yea, we know, 2020.... worst year ever.... blah, blah, blah. No concerts outside of the drive-in but tons of great music was recorded/released. Clem Snide returned with a beautiful summer companion (with Scott Avett in tow) that'll make you laugh wh…
      - 31 Dec 20, 4:05pm -
    • What We've Learned in 2020
      It's that time of year when reflection and planning meet to flip the calendar. This year, it seems more important than ever to put the past away. At this time last year I predicted that 2020 could be the best year ever. I had also written a blog prep…
      - 23 Dec 20, 9:25pm -
    • How COVID19 Jump Started Digital Transformation
      The onset (and after-effects) of COVID19 sent shock waves through the workforce. Individuals (and the companies for whom they work) were literally forced to adopt technical transformation overnight. Most organizations with remote job functions (sales…
      - 9 Oct 20, 6:55pm -
    • The Art of Getting Out of Your Own Way
      I've never been shy to document my foibles. I guess helping others learn from my mistakes might help me feel like I've recovered something lost. Most of us begin our careers with a sense of competition. At some point, we learn compromise is one of t…
      - 29 Sep 20, 6:59pm -

    Employment Law Navigator

    • That is SO last week
      Last week, The New York Times reported that men “feel entitled to take time off for family” too.  The subject of the article was Josh Levs, a former CNN reporter who wanted more time off when his third child was born prematurely.  At the time,…
      - 21 Sep 15, 9:19pm -
    • The Risky Business of Wage & Hour
      Wage and hour laws are complicated.  They have lots of parts and sub-parts, and there are differences from state to state.  Even the most sophisticated employers have compliance challenges.  Smaller employers sometimes ignore the intricacies of wa…
      - 17 Sep 15, 8:12pm -
    • That is SO last week
      Last week, Ellen Pao withdrew the appeal in her sex discrimination lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins.  The Pao v. Kleiner Perkins trial captivated Silicon Valley as it sought to spotlight all-male company ski trips and double standards present within…
      - 14 Sep 15, 4:58pm -
    • HR Tech: Compliance Pointers
      Yesterday, TalentCulture hosted a #tchat entitled “Why Compliance is A Complex HR Necessity.”  (You can read the great recap here.)  Every participant in the chat agreed that compliance is difficult and no fun.  Laws constantly change, and jus…
      - 10 Sep 15, 8:40pm -
    • The Employment Law Navigator Selected to Compete for The Expert Institute’s ‘Best Legal Blog’ Designation
      From a field of more than 2,000 potential nominees, Zelle Hofmann’s The Employment Law Navigator has garnered sufficient nominations to join the 250 legal blogs participating in The Expert Institute’s ‘Best Legal Blog’ Designation. Each blo…
      - 9 Sep 15, 9:41pm -
    • That is SO last week
      Labor Day was the backdrop for a big announcement from President Obama.  Beginning in 2017, federal contractors must grant paid sick leave to employees.  The new Executive Order requires contractors to provide one hour of leave for every 30 hours w…
      - 8 Sep 15, 3:47pm -

    What Goes Around

    • HumanKind : A World Mental Health Day Free Art Drop
      The last physical free art drop I made was way back in March 2020. I didn’t think it was right to continue the game during lockdown, so apart from a few online drops – the project has been dormant for a while. October 10th is World Mental Health…
      - 9 Oct 20, 3:25pm -
    • Running Into Resistance
      Getting stuck, and trying not to worry about it.
      - 27 Jul 20, 12:24pm -
    • Living In A Fisheye Lens
      The hermit and the performer, working alone and working out loud.
      - 25 Jun 20, 1:25pm -

    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

    • Create a present focused on the future
      The pandemic of 2020 has provided ample opportunity for those of us who need time to think and process to do just that. It’s been a time where the chance to do good work in the moment cannot be lost … Continue reading →
      - 7 Dec 20, 12:05pm -
    • 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 -

    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 -