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Workology

  • newEpisode 300: HR Tech Insights Featuring Andres Blank, Scott Bissessar and Ben Herman
    Even before the pandemic it was a challenge to shop and learn about HR technology and services. COVID throws another wrinkle into things even with conferences and events opening up in the near...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recr…
    - 16 hours ago, 27 Jul 21, 9:45pm -
  • Episode 299: The Role of the CHRO in the Restaurant Industry
    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…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 21, 4:00pm -
  • Episode 298: Creating Inclusive Apprenticeships with Josh Christianson of PIA
    This episode of the Workology Podcast is part of a podcast series powered by the Partnership on Inclusive Apprenticeship (or PIA). PIA is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability...Workology is the art and science of work, HR…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 21, 4:09pm -
  • Workology Launches 2021 #HR Professional Development Survey
    With more than 8,000 published articles, podcasts, webinars, and videos since 2005, here at Workology we’re focused on providing workplace practitioners with the information, knowledge, and support...Workology is the art and science of work, HR a…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 21, 2:14pm -
  • New Manager Training: Four Types of Management Styles
    There are so many different styles of management that a simple list would be very long, so we’re going to touch on the four most common types of management styles that you’ll see in the workplace...Workology is the art and science of work, HR a…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 21, 1:57pm -

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

  • Our Clients and Community – 10 Years in Business
    I’m wrapping up the week of appreciation posts by thanking our clients and community for the immense support over the last 10 years. From the clients who took a chance on a new consultant early on in my business (thank you GI Energy) to those who s…
    - 96 days ago, 23 Apr 21, 5:58pm -
  • Employee #3 – Cindy Serrano Pineda – 10 Years in Business
    Our latest employee just joined us in March. She was hired on the premise of working 15 hours per week for the foreseeable future in an HR Operations Specialist Role. Last week, she started working full-time in a recruiting capacity because our clien…
    - 97 days ago, 22 Apr 21, 1:00pm -
  • Employee #2, Mireya Ingham – 10 Years in Business
    Continuing my series this week during our 10-year anniversary I will be taking today to talk about employee #2, Mireya Ingham. Before I talk about her though I feel I should clarify something about contractors. For years, contractors were the way we…
    - 98 days ago, 21 Apr 21, 1:00pm -
  • Employee #1 – Christine Kopp, 10 Years in Business
    We all have those colleagues who turn into friends. When I say friends, I don’t just mean drinks after work kind of friends, I mean, vacationing together, sending their kids gifts on Christmas kind of friends. Before my layoff, Christine Kopp was t…
    - 99 days ago, 20 Apr 21, 1:00pm -
  • From Laid Off to Thriving HR Consulting Firm – Our 10 Year Anniversary
    There is something you should know about me. I am, and always have been, a jump out of the airplane and build the parachute on the way down kind of person. I trust myself to figure things out. It’s not always pretty. Sometimes it takes longer to fi…
    - 19 Apr 21, 1:00pm -

Robin Schooling Blog

  • The Talent Crisis: Aspirational vs. Actual
    Last week my friend/colleague Jena Brown and I had a really good discussion about the role (perhaps) that HR, TA and Talent Marketers have played in our current talent crisis. What, we discussed, are some of the reasons that are causing employees to…
    - 22 days ago, 6 Jul 21, 4:12pm -
  • Be an Advocate for LGBTQ+ Equality EVERY Month
    Recently, in an online HR Group, a group member asked “what can I do to create an inclusive workplace to support LGBTQ+ employees at s small business?” “Small” business was important here; he went on to clarify that he had recently moved from…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 21, 12:54pm -
  • Trench HR: Where Java Means Coffee
    Many years ago my friend Charlie Judy coined the phrase #TrenchHR. Boy oh boy did we run the hell out of that hashtag on the Twitterz circa 2010 – 2017 or so. (And then it kind of died off). It’s still a shorthand I use quite frequently though be…
    - 47 days ago, 11 Jun 21, 1:53pm -
  • HR’s Biggest Problem? The People Hiring HR.
    The worst thing (probably) about your company’s HR Leader is the person who hired your HR Leader. In fact, I would love nothing more than to banish, forevermore, the CEOs, Business Owners, COOs and CFOs who recruit, interview and select their compa…
    - 68 days ago, 21 May 21, 1:51pm -
  • Sights and Sounds: Carnival of HR – April 2021
    A carnival, to me, brings to mind sights, sounds and smells. Carnivals have bright lights, laughing (and/or shrieking) voices coming from folks on rides, live music, and tantalizing aromas wafting forth from tents and food trucks. Sadly we’ve had t…
    - 91 days ago, 28 Apr 21, 1:02pm -

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

  • newRecruiters. Think like an immigrant!
    Modern Australia was built on immigrants. They came in clearly defined waves. The British and Irish. The Southern Europeans. The Asians. Many other countries are the same, and most pay homage to those immigrants now. I am an immigrant myself, arrivin…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 7:45pm -
  • When the client is talking, you are selling!
    Most recruiters are good talkers. We do it all day, right? And most recruiters think that ‘selling’ means ‘pitching’ or ‘persuading’, or ‘spinning’. Having ‘good chat‘ is highly prized. But there is a problem with that. A big one.…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 21, 7:32pm -
  • The secret to ‘countering the counteroffer’
    Making assumptions is where most disappointment in recruitment is born. It has always been that way. But in this era of frenetic hiring, skills shortages and changing candidate behaviour, the need for recruiters to manage the ‘moments of truth’ a…
    - 16 days ago, 12 Jul 21, 8:33pm -
  • A few hard truths about personal brand
    You may be sick of hearing about it, but that does not mean personal brand is not important. It is. Vital. It takes a long-term commitment to build a personal brand that drives inbound enquiries. Business development without a strong brand will becom…
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jul 21, 7:54pm -
  • The greatest recruitment movies of all time!
    We are back in lockdown down here in Sydney. So more time watching TV than usual. Got me thinking. When you consider what an emotional, competitive and crazy world recruitment is, and the characters it attracts, why have there have not been more movi…
    - 23 days ago, 5 Jul 21, 7:55pm -
  • The crucial new candidate tactic – above all else
    There is so much angst about random candidate behaviour right now. ‘Erratic, mind-changing, counteroffers, ghosting.’ The response from most recruiters has been predictable. Change nothing – yet hope for candidates to change. Good luck with tha…
    - 30 days ago, 28 Jun 21, 8:27pm -

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…
    - 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

  • newLeadership and Being a Role Model – 20 Ideas

    - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 21, 10:30am -
  • How To Accept an Apology at Work
    Has anyone ever said anything to you at work that was really hurtful or snarky? It’s an experience we can all relate to. Sometimes it’s an intentional slight or power-play. But here’s the thing. More often, it’s an unplanned quip and your col…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 21, 10:30am -
  • What’s Your Leadership Trust Building POV?
    When I was sixteen, my family moved across the state. It was the first time we’d ever moved; it was a leap of faith on my parents’ part that we would all adjust to our new surroundings. Luckily, I made friends fairly quickly and established a typ…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 21, 10:30am -
  • 4 Ways to Gain Team Input
    So I’m sitting at a large round table, talking with a team of eight senior-level leaders who work for a large corporation.  These are smart, sophisticated people, who have both street cred as field operatives and many years’ experience leading v…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 21, 7:30pm -
  • 3 Sure-Fire Ways to Ruin Trust with Your Team
    Charlie is a charming, highly persuasive marketing executive for a growing technology company. He’s a delight to work with—until you tell him what he’s asking for isn’t possible. Then, his charm rapidly dissipates. On a good day, you’ll get…
    - 29 days ago, 29 Jun 21, 10:30am -
  • Books about Well-Being in the Workplace
    Well-being in the workplace (or “wellbeing” if you prefer) is having a moment. From leadership trends that toute the importance of empathy to listicles from a snack company, everyone is talking about how to help employees bring their healthiest s…
    - 36 days ago, 22 Jun 21, 10:30am -

The Tim Sackett Project

  • newHow Realistic Is It for Your Entire Company to Take Collective PTO? #SummerShutDown #HRFamous
    On episode 70 of The HR Famous Podcast, longtime HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together to discuss the 2021 Summer Olympics, the concept of collective time off and entire companies shutting down, and the la…
    - 1 hour ago, 28 Jul 21, 12:55pm -
  • newTransfoRM Recruitment Marketing Conference! Sign Up Today!
    The World’s largest Recruitment Marketing Conference is Back for 2021! You can sign up for free here using the code “TIMTRANSFORM” to join TransfoRM 2021! The conference will be held on August 5th, coming to you live from DETROIT! For … Conti…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 21, 12:55pm -
  • newThis Is How Your Work Culture Forms!
    There’s nothing I really need to add to this. Hugh MacLeod, the brilliant artist at Gaping Void, has an awesome knack for saying so much with his work. I love their work. Turns out, design matters when building culture. So, … Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 12:55pm -
  • Recruiting is Not Marketing Nor Sales!
    We love, I love, to say Recruiting is Marketing! I love Recruitment Marketing and the technology behind it, I think it’s brilliant! Recruiting is also not sales! Why is Recruiting neither Marketing nor Sales? What’s the core function of marketing…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 21, 12:55pm -
  • Should we be talking politics at work? Is there a benefit to doing that? #HRFamous
    In episode 69 of The HR Famous Podcast, longtime HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together to discuss Shopify’s CEO laying a smackdown on workplace politics and how hiring in the post-Covid era is the risky…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 21, 12:55pm -
  • Why do managers hold on to bad hires for so long?
    I’ve been very public about my philosophy on hiring. I do not hire to fire. In no way do I hire someone thinking “I can’t wait until the day I fire them!”, I don’t think any of us really think … Continue reading →
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 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…
    - 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…
    - 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.
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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.
    - 15 Feb 21, 3:16pm -

Minnesota Headhunter

  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Spring 2021 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 21, 4:57pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Spring 2021 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 20 days ago, 8 Jul 21, 4:12pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Spring 2021 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 34 days ago, 24 Jun 21, 5:09pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Spring 2021 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 62 days ago, 27 May 21, 6:12pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Spring 2021 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 79 days ago, 10 May 21, 5:36pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Spring 2021 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 86 days ago, 3 May 21, 5:05am -

Fistful of Talent

  • newThe Assessment Profile of a High Performing Recruiter
    Hiring Recruiters is Hard – This Makes it Easier When it comes to Talent Acquisition, there’s one thing that can sneak up on TA and HR leaders – hiring recruiters for your own team. As good as you are at serving the needs of the businesses you…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Jul 21, 4:58pm -
  • QUICK QUITS: When You Recruit Hard But Onboard Soft
    I’m writing this post in the aftermath of COVID-19, as masks come off, people think about shaking hands again, and companies ramp up hiring post-recession. But this post is relevant anytime your company is coming off a long hiring freeze or downtur…
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jul 21, 11:51am -
  • The Definitive Guide: Why Are Your Employees Leaving You?
    When I first started blogging I would get messages from family and friends believing what I wrote was about them. It rarely was, but projection is a very strong feeling to overcome! Once in a while, it was, and I would chalk that up to strong persona…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 21, 4:57pm -
  • HR Famous 67: Naomi Osaka and Mental Health in the Workplace
    On episode 67 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee  come together to discuss Zoom backgrounds, Naomi Osaka and mental health, and LinkedIn’s acquisition of the platform Hopin.  L…
    - 34 days ago, 24 Jun 21, 12:42pm -
  • Ask FOT: How Do I Teach Execs That Recruiting at Scale Differs From What They’re Used To
    Dear FOT: I’m working through something and wondered if you had something that might help. It’s obvious to me that our exec-level population doesn’t understand that you recruit high-volume, contact center kinds of CS positions differently than…
    - 35 days ago, 23 Jun 21, 3:41pm -
  • Hiring Recruiters at Your Company – Keys for Success
    In Episode 40 of BEST HIRE EVER, Kris Dunn talks with Tim Sackett (HRU Tech, Fistful of Talent, The Tim Sackett Project) on best practices when hiring recruiters at your company. Tim and Kris talk through important topcis of note when it comes…
    - 41 days ago, 17 Jun 21, 3:45pm -

Josh Bersin Blog

  • newResearch Reveals Secrets To Success With Human Capital Management Systems
    We have been studying HR technology projects for years and they can be complex and risky. Companies tend to upgrade or replace of their core HCM technology every 7-8 years and when they do it’s...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory…
    - 9 hours ago, 28 Jul 21, 5:13am -
  • newDocebo: The Hottest Learning Tech Company In Years
    The Learning Technology market is big. Every company is onboarding, reskilling, and developing its people and companies need dozens of tools to do this well. In fact, the entire learning tech market...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advis…
    - 23 hours ago, 27 Jul 21, 3:05pm -
  • newWhat Is A Capability Academy? Here’s The Answer.
    Almost two years ago I started describing what I call a Capability Academy, and the concept has really picked up speed. Well we just published a whole research report on the topic, and in this topic...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advis…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 21, 9:31pm -
  • A New Category Emerges: The Creator Platform For Corporate Learning
    Many of you have heard me talk about TikTok as a learning platform, and you probably thought I was talking about the entertaining videos. No, it’s much more. TikTok is not just entertainment,...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory S…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 21, 6:51pm -
  • HR Tech Is White Hot: Is Every Vendor Now A Unicorn?
    The HR Tech market is as hot as I’ve ever seen it, with most of the funding announcements showing $ Billion valuations. As I like to tell my neighbors, a Billion Dollars ain’t what it...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Service…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 21, 7:53pm -
  • Secrets To Employee Experience: The Definitive Guide Launches Today
    This week we’re launching one of the most important research studies we’ve done: a comprehensive look at Employee Experience. We call it the Employee Experience: The Definitive Guide, and...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Ser…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 21, 12:30pm -

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

Everyday People

  • HR Shouldn’t Be Puzzling !!

    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 21, 10:36pm -
  • Do Some Pruning !!
    Last weekend I had a chance to head back to my hometown to visit with my mom. My wife and I always love traveling to Ada, Ohio because it’s honestly like stepping into a Hallmark movie. A small, midwestern town with a dedicated Main Street. It’s…
    - 17 days ago, 11 Jul 21, 10:10pm -
  • A Window into HR !!
    This past week you may have heard me laughing so loud from the great thing that happened at our offices. Seriously. I couldn’t control myself and it was fantastic. You see, working for a restaurant company, our Team Members have been present and es…
    - 31 days ago, 28 Jun 21, 1:22am -
  • Being a Dad
    It’s Father’s Day once again. This can bring up a variety of memories for people. I know that not everyone has had a great relationship with their father. I’m fortunate because the experience with my fathers has been great for different reasons…
    - 38 days ago, 20 Jun 21, 10:31pm -
  • No Comparison !!
    I remember moving to Ada, Ohio in 1976. It was the bicentennial in America and everything was adorned in red, white and blue the entire year. I was going into the 7th grade which is just an awful transition year no matter what you do. On top of this,…
    - 45 days ago, 13 Jun 21, 10:53pm -
  • Thread People
    Did you know that my wife is amazing ?? It’s true. Not only because she’s been my better half for nearly 32 years (in October of this year), but she balances me in a way few others do. She always nudges me every Saturday to make sure I write a bl…
    - 52 days ago, 6 Jun 21, 11:18pm -

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

  • 3 Corporate Gift Ideas to Wow Your Clients
    It’s prudent to distribute gifts when you host a corporate business event. The UK corporate gifting market holds a unique value worth $125 billion. You can choose between edibles and longer-lasting items that will keep you in clients’ minds. More…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 21, 3:31am -
  • 4 Things To Do To Help You Stand Out in Your Career
    Image credit Having an exciting and successful career is one of the best things you can have in life. It gives you purpose, joy, and pride. Most people choose careers depending on their desire, passion, talent, or benefits.  When you choose to engag…
    - 16 days ago, 12 Jul 21, 12:04pm -
  • The Impact of Addiction on Work and Career
    We tend to focus on the personal impact of addiction. It takes time and attention away from your family. Your spouse and children feel like you love the bottle of alcohol or the drugs more than them. The addiction consumes money your family needs, to…
    - 23 days ago, 5 Jul 21, 12:23pm -
  • How to Be a More Effective Business Manager
    In some ways, being a business manager is one of the toughest jobs out there. You have a responsibility to higher-ups at your company, those under your direct purview, as well as the company as a whole. It’s a delicate balancing act that will requi…
    - 35 days ago, 23 Jun 21, 1:22pm -
  • Top Tips for Enhancing Your Farming Efficiency
    Has your farming business recently found itself in somewhat of a rut? Have adverse weather conditions or a sudden lack of produce demand adversely affected your profit turnover? If you’re to overcome the agricultural challenges that you currently f…
    - 41 days ago, 17 Jun 21, 4:50pm -
  • 7 Questions You Should Always Ask Yourself Before Signing Up for Resume Writing Services
    Deciding you’d like to try a resume writing service is just the first step — the next steps are in your hands. The job-seeker has a lot of power here, especially beyond just choosing which service to hire. Here are a few things to think about –…
    - 55 days ago, 3 Jun 21, 12:17pm -

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

  • newWebinar: Business Acumen and the Structure of the HR Function
    Business Acumen and the Structure of the HR Function Thursday, July 29th, 2021 Time: 2:00-3:00 pm Central Time Registration link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7171710144211993101?source=ehrl Description: Webinar for 1 HourThe post Webi…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 21, 10:04am -
  • newBusiness Travel Is Back. Are Your Employees Prepared?
    I’m fully vaccinated, but to get on a plane in Europe to come to the United States for a combination business trip and family vacation,The post Business Travel Is Back. Are Your Employees Prepared? appeared first on Evil HR Lady.
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 2:06pm -
  • I worked while on vacation. Do I get my vacation time back?
    I have a few questions regarding vacation time for exempt employees. I recently submitted 40 hours of vacation time that my boss approved. During my vacation, I received a lot ofThe post I worked while on vacation. Do I get my vacation time ba…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 21, 3:29pm -
  • This Very Common Medical Condition May Be Holding Your Female Employees Back
    Endometriosis used to be called the “Career Woman’s Disease,” but it turns out that what it is is a career damaging disease. A study in FinlandThe post This Very Common Medical Condition May Be Holding Your Female Employees Back appeared firs…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 21, 11:46am -
  • Why companies outsource recruitment (and why you shouldn’t)
    In some cases, this makes perfect sense, and in some cases, it does not. Here’s what you need to know when making a decision onThe post Why companies outsource recruitment (and why you shouldn’t) appeared first on Evil HR Lady.
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 21, 1:55pm -
  • Top Tips for a Productive Return to Office
    Now that Covid restrictions are going away, business owners have every right to say whether employees will work in the office or continue to workThe post Top Tips for a Productive Return to Office appeared first on Evil HR Lady.
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 21, 10:46am -

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

  • newCrafting an EVP That Serves Multiple Brands
    Some employer brand leaders know how difficult it can be to unify an entire brand under one employer value proposition. That’s the challenge LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group (RSG) faced in 2020. Under the leadership of Director for Employer Brand Sh…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 4:15pm -
  • 3 Reasons Why Recruiters Should Invest in Marketing Automation
    When the world is extremely busy online, ensuring that a carefully crafted piece of email content doesn’t end up straight in a candidate’s ‘delete’ folder, should be a high priority for a recruitment agency’s marketing department. But when…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 21, 3:16pm -
  • How to Make the Right Executive Hire
    Last year, many executives opted for early retirement when COVID-19 hit. Others were let go by their companies due to perceived redundancy in roles or the need for financial cutbacks. More than a year later, the economy is bouncing back and companies…
    - 16 days ago, 12 Jul 21, 4:45pm -
  • Overcoming Burnout as a Recruiter
    Burnout is no joke. It’s an extreme state of exhaustion that can manifest as demotivation, anxiety/stress or feeling overwhelmed. Unsurprisingly, the rates of burnout have risen exponentially since the beginning of the pandemic. In fact, web search…
    - 23 days ago, 5 Jul 21, 4:21pm -
  • How Remote Work Can Foster Inclusion and Psychological Safety
    People success platform leader Glint, part of LinkedIn, has published results on workplace culture that show that remote work is creating more inclusive and psychologically safe workplace experiences. The company’s Head of EMEA People Science tells…
    - 30 days ago, 28 Jun 21, 4:59pm -
  • Will Unlimited Annual Leave Become the New Business Normal?
    Increased productivity, heightened workplace morale, and more competitive benefits packages – these are some of the positive impacts that companies have reported since implementing the ‘unlimited holiday’ scheme. This new take on holiday allowa…
    - 37 days ago, 21 Jun 21, 4:14pm -

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

HackerRank Blog

Ohio Employment Law Blog

  • It’s Official: Google is Ending FeedBurner Email. Here are Your Next Steps.
    Google has announced that Feedburner's email services will end in July 2021. Here's a guide for you to help you plan your move to a new email service as painlessly as possible.      
    - 14 Apr 21, 10:03pm -
  • 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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 -

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

    - 6 Feb 14, 7:44am -

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

  • new6 Business Management Tips
    It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting out or have been in business for several years, dealing with the ins and outs of running a business can be tough. Entrepreneurs of all skill level can benefit from having the right tools in their belt to…
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  • newThe Best Places in the World to Start a New Business
    There’s an old saying in business: you’ve got to burn before you earn. In other words, it takes money to make money. But how much does the average entrepreneur need to transform their exciting ideas into fledgling companies? Well, as BusinessFina…
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Jul 21, 9:20am -
  • newIs Debt Consolidation Right for You? Here Are the Pros and Cons
    Americans can’t seem to get out of debt. The total household debt is over $14 trillion. That leaves many people swimming upstream financially because they hold so much debt. Many had to take on more debt during the pandemic just to cover basic nee…
    - 20 hours ago, 27 Jul 21, 5:59pm -
  • new4 Proven Strategies Personal Trainers Can Use to Gain More Clients
    If you’ve got a passion for health and fitness and know how to get results, it’s only natural to pursue a career in personal training. However, being a personal trainer is, essentially, a sales job. Your success depends on your ability to market…
    - 20 hours ago, 27 Jul 21, 5:50pm -
  • newA Quick Guide on How to Transfer Money From One Bank to Another
    There are many important reasons why you might need to complete a bank-to-bank transfer. Perhaps you are sending money to a friend or family member. You might need to transfer a deposit for an apartment or a car, or making the essential first move as…
    - 20 hours ago, 27 Jul 21, 5:47pm -

    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…
      - 2 Mar 21, 1:53pm -
    • 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…
      - 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…
      - 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…
      - 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…
      - 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

    • A 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…
      - 11 Apr 21, 6:37pm -
    • 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…
      - 13 Aug 20, 11:20pm -
    • 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

    • newHR in a Post-Pandemic World: Where Are We Headed?
      As a human resources professional, you’re no stranger to thinking on your feet and solving complex problems. You never quite know what you’re going to get on a given day […]The post HR in a Post-Pandemic World: Where Are We Headed? appeared fi…
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    • newHow to Navigate the Uncharted Waters of Post-Pandemic Work Styles
      As Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “A smooth sea never produced a skilled sailor,” and the COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. As regulations lift and many employees are immersed in […]The post How to Navigate the Uncharted Waters of Post-Pand…
      - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 21, 2:00pm -
    • newAccessibility Best Practices for Remote Workplaces
      The sudden rapid transition to remote work has brought about many benefits for employers. Among these benefits are happier employees, greater cost savings, and access to a more diverse talent […]The post Accessibility Best Practices for Remote Wor…
      - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 2:00pm -
    • Turning Mistakes into a Business Model [Podcast]
      Most of us want to have a perfect business model out of the gate, but that’s a pie-in-the-sky attitude. As much as we all want to avoid mistakes in business, […]The post Turning Mistakes into a Business Model [Podcast] appeared first on TalentCu…
      - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 21, 12:15pm -
    • How to Be a 2021 Leader: Help Bring Employees Back on Their Terms
      Just when everyone got the hang of working from home, employers are bringing whole departments back to working in office settings. According to CNBC reporting, Google and Bloomberg are among […]The post How to Be a 2021 Leader: Help Bring Employee…
      - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 21, 2:00pm -
    • 5 Strategies for Onboarding New Hires Virtually
      It is imperative to establish a robust onboarding procedure for building a productive, engaged, and cohesive workforce. However, a small portion of new employees agree that their company does a […]The post 5 Strategies for Onboarding New Hires Vir…
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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…
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    • 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…
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    • "Everything You've Ever Wanted. . ."

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    • "Love Changes Everything. . ."
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    • "Talent Is A Wonderful Thing. . ."
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    HR Nasty

    • Remote Work: HR shares unspoken pitfalls about working from home
      Most employees are not aware of how working remotely can be a career killer. An HR exec outlines the downside to your career around remote work and how to overcome any manager bias around remote work. The post Remote Work: HR shares unspoken pitfa…
      - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 21, 3:28am -
    • Books to Celebrate Asian Heritage Month
      I review two books to celebrate Asian History month. These books are unique in that I think they are not well circulated yet and will resonate universally. Regardless of your ethnicity, these books will open your eyes and help you learn about differe…
      - 62 days ago, 27 May 21, 9:24pm -
    • Your employee performance boils you down to one of three tiers
      Secret: most managers bucket your employee performance into one of three tiers. Your career is dependent on which tier you are in. What these tiers are and how to make sure your performance is being judged correctly. The post Your employee performa…
      - 75 days ago, 14 May 21, 4:56pm -
    • Learning about Diversity in all the wrong places
      Short, slow, green, with funny-looking ears. Knowledge comes from all backgrounds, shapes and sizes. We just need an open mind.Real-life game-changer learnings on diversity and biasfrom unlikely sources. My thought process behind this post is sim…
      - 82 days ago, 7 May 21, 3:00am -
    • HR exec and minority admits he is confused about Diversity
      HR exec and minority explains why he is bewildered on the topic of diversity in the workplace. He admits that he has many questions, is getting conflicting answers and shares how his philosophy has changed. The post HR exec and minority admits he i…
      - 88 days ago, 1 May 21, 6:24am -
    • 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 -

    Christopher in HR

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

    Joe Gerstandt Blog

    • Inclusion in Action, cont’d
      As I said in my last post… Diversity means difference, and there is nothing more universally human than difference. Difference has consequences. Rolling a boulder up hill is very different from rolling the same boulder down hill because gravity has…
      - 16 Apr 19, 6:39pm -
    • Inclusion in Action
      Diversity means difference. Literally. Diversity means difference, and human beings are positively riddled with difference. One of the very few things that is universally true of all human beings is that each of us is in some way different. Differenc…
      - 11 Apr 19, 12:06pm -
    • Inclusion Demands Higher Standards
      Of the many misperceptions regarding inclusion, the most common might be the idea that inclusion requires you to lower your standards – inclusion somehow means “anything goes.” Not only is there a healthy does of bias baked into this idea, it i…
      - 27 Feb 19, 8:38pm -
    • 6 Ways to Accelerate your Diversity & Inclusion Efforts
      I consistently see organizations with unnecessary barriers slowing their D&I efforts down or blocking them altogether. Want to move forward? Here are six opportunities to consider. I will unpack each of these further in following posts: Clarify your…
      - 8 May 18, 1:42pm -
    • Leverage points for change. Where do you focus your efforts?
        I no longer remember where I first came across it, but I have kept some version of the above image in my journal for many years now. It is one of the lenses I apply to clarify my own thinking around what exactly I am doing and whether or not I am…
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    • 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!
         
      - 4 Jul 17, 11:00am -
    • One Internet Trend To Watch
      As I’ve written in the past, Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report is a treasure trove of data that most HR professionals miss. That’s because the report isn’t about HR trends, it’s about internet trends. But almost any way you … Co…
      - 27 Jun 17, 11:00am -

    Steve Boese HR Technology

    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

    • newAre Virtual Events Here to Stay? (Psst…The Answer Is Yes!)
      Live events have long been a popular mainstay of business culture. Folks gather for training, peruse the tables at health fairs or chat with vendors at annual enrollment benefits fairs, and even get their party hats on for the annual holiday cel…
      - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 8:11pm -
    • Wooing Workers Back to the Workplace
      As more people are getting vaccinated, organizations are making plans to get their people back to the workplace. But what will this look like, and how can organizations reimagine their work experiences for the better? Here’s what you need to k…
      - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 21, 7:17pm -
    • Help Your People Get Their Social Groove Back

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    • Use Online Focus Groups to Better Understand Your Audience
      People love to share their opinions, but orchestrating feedback can often feel too challenging, especially when it comes to focus groups. However, that’s exactly where we discover the richest insights, and now it’s easier than ever with onli…
      - 51 days ago, 7 Jun 21, 9:09am -
    • Why Your Employees Are Burned Out and What You Can Do About It
      How you communicate about your benefits during the pandemic is crucial. The benefits, resources, and tools you offer to your people are only as valuable as your communications about them. Here are 5 ways to make sure your benefits communications…
      - 65 days ago, 24 May 21, 10:51pm -
    • There’s One More Thing I’d Like to Say About the COVID-19 Vaccines: A Personal Perspective
      When telling your people about COVID-19 vaccines, your communications should include the most up-to-date research to encourage them to get vaccinated. Your communications should also address concerns regarding vaccination hesitancy that exists w…
      - 77 days ago, 12 May 21, 4:00pm -

    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

    • Getting Cerebral with David Creelman
      With the great advances made in almost every earthly endeavor, why has people management continued to lag behind?
      - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 21, 12:18pm -
    • Getting Deuced with Jessica Miller-Merrell
      Season 2, Episode 10 - The HR Hardball Summer schedule kicks off with the great Jessica Miller-Merrell, HR influencer extraordinaire.
      - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 21, 12:52pm -
    • The “Why” of Returning
      A recent Gartner polling question shows 76% of employees think culture has IMPROVED with remote work. What are employees really saying?
      - 22 days ago, 6 Jul 21, 12:01pm -
    • Getting Political with Nancy Halpern
      How's your office politics game? Listen to Nancy Halpern and I discuss ways to improve your Political IQ.
      - 79 days ago, 10 May 21, 12:26pm -
    • Getting Ranty With KD and Saks – The RTW Edition
      As employees wrestle with returning to a live workspace, company owners are having the same internal dialogue times 100. Let's hear from a couple.
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    • $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…
      - 2 Apr 21, 12:13pm -

    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

    • Give a man a fish
      It was many years ago, probably around 2002, that I was introduce to Fish! and if I’m absolutely honest, I was hugely sceptical. I think it was the giant cuddly toy fish and other paraphernalia that accompanied the book that put me off. In those da…
      - 23 days ago, 5 Jul 21, 7:00am -
    • What’s going on?
      It’s fair to say that the last year and a half have been pretty rubbish for everyone. Whatever your circumstances, you’ll have had some aspect of your life changed and, as is the nature of time, you’ll never be able to get it back. But of cours…
      - 30 days ago, 28 Jun 21, 7:00am -
    • WFH? Think about the bigger picture
      I’m cross with myself for even sitting down to write this, there are so many important things that I could or should be worrying about, that getting dragged into a debate about where people work seems indulgent and frivolous. Yet the consequences o…
      - 51 days ago, 7 Jun 21, 7:00am -
    • The battle for attention
      If there is a parallel between business and politics, it is about the ability to win the narrative argument. In many ways, we are running constant campaign within our organisations seeking to win over new supporters and retain those that we have. And…
      - 79 days ago, 10 May 21, 7:00am -
    • 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…
      - 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…
      - 1 Feb 21, 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 to Stop Sabotaging Your Confidence and Authority
      It finally happened. No more supporting roles only for me. A director cast me as a lead.  At one of our early read-throughs, the director turned to me and asked, “Why do you keep doing that?” “Doing what?” I questioned.  “Your voice goes…
      - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 21, 9:30am -
    • What Happens When You Hire an Expert Who isn’t an Expert?
      We live in a modern-day Field of Dreams. If you hang a cyberspace shingle, they will come. Sometimes they do, in droves, and yet there’s a price to be paid beyond the final invoice.  Companies hire them. Individuals trust them. You know who they a…
      - 22 days ago, 6 Jul 21, 9:30am -
    • When Life Gives You Lemons It’s Time To Get Creative
      We’ve all heard the quote or seen the memes: “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Lemons are an opportunity for change, creativity, and the transformation of sour into sweet.  The quote implies you turn something yuck into yum. However…
      - 36 days ago, 22 Jun 21, 9:30am -
    • 7 Must-Ask Questions to Avoid Multitasking Pitfalls
      We live in the age of multitasking. Your eyes are locked on your phone while having a conversation. Checking email and on a conference call. Turned off the Zoom video so no one can see you’re making lunch and checking in on your toddler, who no lon…
      - 57 days ago, 1 Jun 21, 9:30am -
    • 50 Things You Can Do Today That Will Positively Change Your Life
      Over the past week, I’ve spoken to several stressed, barely treading water, and flat-out exhausted people. They all share a general malaise that isn’t about to disappear overnight.  Maybe you can relate to some of their experiences: Taking care…
      - 71 days ago, 18 May 21, 9:30am -

    Whipper Snapper HR

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

    The Aristocracy of HR

    • Human Performance Deserves More Than a Review
      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

    • newCompliance: HR Departments Need to Spend Time Where They Create the Most Value
      HR has to maintain compliance. But spend time where you bring the most value. Things like mandatory employee handouts can and should be outsourced.The post Compliance: HR Departments Need to Spend Time Where They Create the Most Value appeared first…
      - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 21, 8:57am -
    • Job Seekers Want to Work at Organizations that Align With Their Social Views
      Social views have become an area of focus for job seekers. So much so, that they want to work for organizations that align with their views.The post Job Seekers Want to Work at Organizations that Align With Their Social Views appeared first on hr ba…
      - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 21, 8:57am -
    • Digital Transformation is Rewriting Work
      Digital transformation is helping businesses compete. Spend time focusing on organizational technology as a competitive advantage.The post Digital Transformation is Rewriting Work appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 21, 8:57am -
    • Strategic Business Growth: Now Is the Time to Think Like a Startup
      The growth opportunities are nearly endless for many businesses today. You can take advantage of this growth by thinking like a startup.The post Strategic Business Growth: Now Is the Time to Think Like a Startup appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 21, 8:57am -
    • Employee Productivity Means Having a Healthy Relationship with Technology
      High employee productivity is dependent on a healthy relationship with technology. You should set technology expectations and follow them.The post Employee Productivity Means Having a Healthy Relationship with Technology appeared first on hr bartend…
      - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 21, 8:57am -
    • Managing Paid Time Off for Remote Employees – Ask #HR Bartender
      Paid time off can be hard to manage. Remote workers add a new challenge. Here are some paid time off tips and resources for remote workers.The post Managing Paid Time Off for Remote Employees – Ask #HR Bartender appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 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
      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! ]]
      - 20 May 14, 7:15am -
    • Training and Development
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      - 19 May 14, 3:35am -

    Leadership Freak

    • newThe Quick Path from Negative to Positive Emotion for Leaders and Teams
      Our granddaughter and her friends feel sad and stressed these days. Who could blame them? She’s sixteen. Dahlia happily told us about her new job while we ate lunch. She waits tables at… Continue reading →
      - 4 hours ago, 28 Jul 21, 10:31am -
    • newHow to Experience the Vitality of Being True to Yourself
      The #1 regret of the dying is, “I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.” The only way to be true to yourself… Continue reading →
      - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 21, 10:31am -
    • newIf Most Leaders are Average, What Does that Say About You and Your Team
      An inordinate need to win reflects a need for superiority. For example, I stopped playing basketball with my sons when they regularly beat me. We shot around, but no more 1:1 games. Leaders… Continue reading →
      - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 10:31am -
    • Week Highlights: 7/19 to 7/23
      This week all my posts focused on stress. For your convenience – just in case you missed one – all the posts are listed below with links. “Remember that stress doesn’t come from… Continue reading →
      - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 21, 10:31am -
    • How to Navigate the Gap Between Responsibility and Ability
      The gap between responsibility and ability is where stress lives. Your boss assigns a task that stretches your skillset or overstuffs your schedule – stress! Two factors influence your response to stressful situations… Continue reading →
      - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 21, 10:31am -
    • How to Answer the Voice in Your Head that Creates Things You Dread
      Stress is self-inflicted. You might like to blame high prices or bad bosses, but stress is creating all our own crosses. Stress is made by voices in your head, not circumstances, people, or… Continue reading →
      - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 21, 10:31am -

    Three Star Leadership

    Ask a Manager

    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…
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    • 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 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

    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…
      - 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…
      - 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

    • It’s Official: Google is Ending FeedBurner Email. Here are Your Next Steps.
      Google has announced that Feedburner's email services will end in July 2021. Here's a guide for you to help you plan your move to a new email service as painlessly as possible.      
      - 14 Apr 21, 10:03pm -
    • 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…
      - 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…
      - 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…
      - 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 -

    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

    • newThe Quick Path from Negative to Positive Emotion for Leaders and Teams
      Our granddaughter and her friends feel sad and stressed these days. Who could blame them? She’s sixteen. Dahlia happily told us about her new job while we ate lunch. She waits tables at… Continue reading →
      - 4 hours ago, 28 Jul 21, 10:31am -
    • newHow to Experience the Vitality of Being True to Yourself
      The #1 regret of the dying is, “I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.” The only way to be true to yourself… Continue reading →
      - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 21, 10:31am -
    • newIf Most Leaders are Average, What Does that Say About You and Your Team
      An inordinate need to win reflects a need for superiority. For example, I stopped playing basketball with my sons when they regularly beat me. We shot around, but no more 1:1 games. Leaders… Continue reading →
      - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 10:31am -
    • Week Highlights: 7/19 to 7/23
      This week all my posts focused on stress. For your convenience – just in case you missed one – all the posts are listed below with links. “Remember that stress doesn’t come from… Continue reading →
      - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 21, 10:31am -
    • How to Navigate the Gap Between Responsibility and Ability
      The gap between responsibility and ability is where stress lives. Your boss assigns a task that stretches your skillset or overstuffs your schedule – stress! Two factors influence your response to stressful situations… Continue reading →
      - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 21, 10:31am -
    • How to Answer the Voice in Your Head that Creates Things You Dread
      Stress is self-inflicted. You might like to blame high prices or bad bosses, but stress is creating all our own crosses. Stress is made by voices in your head, not circumstances, people, or… Continue reading →
      - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 21, 10:31am -

    Three Star Leadership

    • newBook recommendations for business leaders: 7/26/21
      Leaders are readers. Reading helps you discover ideas to try and expand your mental models. In this post I point you to reviews of recent business books. You’ll find pointers to reviews of The CEO Test: Master the...
      - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 21, 3:00pm -
    • newBoss’s Tip of the Week: They pay attention
      You may think they’re not paying attention, but they are. If you’re the boss, your team members listen to what you say and they watch what you do. They’re looking for clues to what you like and approve...
      - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 21, 3:00pm -
    • Leadership Lessons from Two Kinds of Dumplings
      There are probably more ways to make a dumpling than you can count. There’s dough, of course. And there’s filling, but sometimes there isn’t. You can prepare dumplings by baking them, boiling them, steaming them...
      - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 21, 3:19pm -
    • From the Independent Business Blogs: 7/21/21
      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...
      - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 21, 3:00pm -
    • Book Review: Effortless
      I loved Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown. I gave it a rave review on my site and on Amazon in 2016. It’s one of a small number of books I review often. I bought Effortless: Make It Easier...
      - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 21, 3:05pm -

    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

    • Currently Recruiting
      View a list of categories for which I am currently actively recruiting candidates.
      - 40 days ago, 18 Jun 21, 11:30am -
    • 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…
      - 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 -

    Don't Forget to Remember

    • Employee Desire
      For 15 months I've been documenting the ever-evolving workforce experience via this blog (and others). We've been through a hundred different layers contrasting hope and uncertainty. There are those who have found positivity in solitude while others…
      - 33 days ago, 25 Jun 21, 8:41pm -
    • The Great Engagement Tug of War
      It's been a while since there has been a topic that has lacked decision in a way the post-pandemic workplace continues to. Will we return to the office? How often? Will there be parameters for hybrid models? Each region, industry and individual organ…
      - 77 days ago, 12 May 21, 4:35pm -
    • 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…
      - 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…
      - 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 -

    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

    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…
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    • 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 →
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    • 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…
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    • Does this country need more HR professionals?

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    • 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…
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    • 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 -