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Workology

  • newWhy “REAL LIFE” Support For Your Employees Is A Great ROI
      It’s critical that you support your employees not just because it’s a good idea from a human being perspective because the financial/operational ROI that is a product of that support can not...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and…
    - 1 day ago, 10 Aug 20, 5:25pm -
  • newWhat HR Can Do About Racism and Microaggressions at Work
    You can learn more about microaggressions by subscribing to our Workology Podcast so you can hear about our upcoming podcast episode with Kim Crowder. Subscribe to us on Stitcher | PocketCast...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recru…
    - 1 day ago, 10 Aug 20, 2:17pm -
  • Ep 238 – Why HR Needs an Executive Coach
    HR is in the spotlight now more than ever, HR leaders are busy supporting company programs, hiring efforts, strategies, and helping organizations shape what their workforce looks like in the midst of...Workology is the art and science of work, HR a…
    - 5 days ago, 6 Aug 20, 7:29pm -
  • Risk of Mental Health Conditions Remains Alarmingly High Among U.S Workers
    A series of grim milestones in the struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic is sweeping the nation. The U.S. has topped 4 million confirmed cases of the virus and 150,000 deaths loom on the...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and rec…
    - 7 days ago, 4 Aug 20, 2:38pm -
  • Motivating Your Sales Staff
    Are you worried that your sales team is falling behind in the ongoing COVID-19 world? As a sales manager, you should be monitoring team member engagement and encouraging them to do their best. You...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and…
    - 8 days ago, 3 Aug 20, 7:39pm -

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.…
    - 98 days ago, 5 May 20, 3:09pm -
  • THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E8 Video Work Meetings: Winning On ZOOM w guest, Dawn Burke
    You’re life has been taken over by Zoom. And I LOVE it! I’ve been using Zoom for years, and although I hate the circumstances we are under, I love that a whole lot of you have been pushed into the fantastic world of video conferencing. There are…
    - 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

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

Arcadia HR Solutions

  • Shifting from Hiring for a SmBiz Office to Openly Remote
    This pandemic has definitely made every single one of our small business clients rethink nearly every aspect of their business. Many have had to shift to some form of online selling, delivery or create new services altogether that were pandemic and r…
    - 6 days ago, 5 Aug 20, 1:00pm -
  • Three Stories Your SmBiz Recruitment Marketing Needs to Tell
    I’ve been talking about recruitment marketing in small businesses for a few weeks now. If you need to catch up you can start with this post about increasing the quality of candidates, then this one about content marketing. My streak actually starte…
    - 13 days ago, 29 Jul 20, 1:00pm -
  • Increase Small Business Employer Brand Awareness with Content Marketing
    The title of this post may seem like a no brainer. Bloggers, consultants, recruiters and employer brand strategist have been promoting the use of content, inbound marketing in recruiting for years now. It may seem like we are behind the curve. We are…
    - 20 days ago, 22 Jul 20, 1:00pm -
  • Increasing the Quality, and Diversity, of Candidates in a Small Business
    A soapbox I can find myself on quite often surrounds employer branding efforts for small businesses. If I have learned anything in the almost 10 years of running this business, I have learned that recruiting for startups and small firms is insanely d…
    - 27 days ago, 15 Jul 20, 1:00pm -
  • Workforce Planning for the Rest of 2020…with So Much Still Unknown
    Does anyone have any idea what the rest of this year holds? I certainly don’t. I don’t think any of us knew when the clock struck midnight on January 1st, what we were in for this year. The events of months 3-6 alone have created the need for com…
    - 34 days ago, 8 Jul 20, 1:00pm -

Robin Schooling Blog

  • It’s Not Them. It’s Us.
    I’m sitting here at the 5+-month mark since my state first implemented #StayAtHome orders. Since then, as has occurred across the globe, we’ve moved into new phases (“woo hoo! restaurants and hair salons are open!”) and then dialed back whe…
    - 18 days ago, 24 Jul 20, 2:01pm -
  • The Importance of Using the “Write” Language
    “I’m going to issue a write-up.” “He should be written up.” “Her manager is going to give her a write up.” “HR must be present when a manager gives an employee a write-up.” “Should I write-up this employee?” “The employee refu…
    - 26 days ago, 16 Jul 20, 1:00pm -
  • Group Narcissism and HR Self-Love
    Have you ever strolled into the office of your CFO and seen an office tchotke on their bookshelf spouting the phrase “I <heart> Accounting?”  I haven’t. How many Supply Chain Managers do you see posting on LinkedIn/Twitter/Facebook something a…
    - 36 days ago, 7 Jul 20, 12:38pm -
  • Racism: When HR is Part of the Problem
    HR professionals are the architects of the employee experience. They’re the ones responsible for ensuring their workplaces are free from unlawful discrimination and racism. They’re charged with nurturing a culture that promotes diversity, inclusi…
    - 69 days ago, 3 Jun 20, 1:36pm -
  • A Few Considerations for Remote “Team Engagement”
    Even as we grapple, globally, with the containment and fight of the pandemic, there are many lovely things happening as a result of the ‘Rona. One thing I’ve noticed is how my neighbors on Nextdoor are less passive-aggressive and actually being,…
    - 1 Apr 20, 1:56pm -

HR Tech Girl

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

PeopleGoal Blog

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

The Savage Truth

  • newGo away PSA. Farewell PSL
    You gotta love it when a plan comes together! This is a true tale. And it has a warning for the recovery after COVID. Precision Sourcing is an excellent medium-sized IT recruitment business in Sydney. I have been an Advisor on the Board for almost fi…
    - 1 day ago, 10 Aug 20, 8:49pm -
  • Recruiters: ‘Survive. Revive. Thrive’. Your resource kit-bag.
    All my COVID-19 recruiter advice is here. For Recruitment Owners, Managers and Recruiters. None of us has all the answers in this unique and most challenging of times. Here is the best advice I can come up with in response to the COVID crisis. Also s…
    - 6 days ago, 5 Aug 20, 7:55pm -
  • In recruitment, everybody sells baby! Everybody.
    It has ever been thus. In the ten-year recruiting boom (which ended in March this year BTW), companies got away with squadrons of non-billing managers and platoons of people with sexy job titles and no discernable actual responsibilities. Recruitment…
    - 8 days ago, 3 Aug 20, 8:57pm -
  • Recruiters! Need a boost? Fresh ideas? Crisis tactics?
    All recruiters are challenged right now. However, giving up is not an option. In fact, we need to lift our game. I have adapted my in-real-life and video training to hard-hitting, high-quality webinar delivery of key skills and new ideas. The COVID i…
    - 9 days ago, 2 Aug 20, 7:25pm -
  • Your Post-COVID Mantra. ‘Cash is Queen’.
    One thing every owner and manager of every recruitment company has learned (or re-learned recently) is this;  ‘Cash is Queen’. I know of several recruitment companies that have gone into liquidation, have read of dozens more, and there are no do…
    - 13 days ago, 29 Jul 20, 8:25pm -
  • 13 sacred ‘Agency Recruitment’ metrics. (You need them!).
    Fact. ‘You can’t manage what you don’t measure’. 40 years of running recruitment businesses taught me that you need a dashboard of critical metrics. As we come out of the crisis, you must know what’s working and what is not. Opportunities w…
    - 15 days ago, 27 Jul 20, 8:35pm -

HR Ringleader

  • HR Happy Hour WORK BREAK! #34
    We had a good WORK BREAK! today.  Steve and I talked about yoga, dealing with well water at home, and Steve’s thoughts about the Top Chef finale.  We also share some of the ADP analyst day information and the good news that McDonald’s is hiring…
    - 22 days ago, 20 Jul 20, 12:54pm -
  • HR Happy Hour WORK BREAK! #33
    It’s time for your @HRHappyHour WORK BREAK! w/ me & Steve Boese Today we talk about Nathans hot dogs & how I need to buy some, Skillsoft Perspectives,  Andy Spence & his #HRandHashtags & Equifax.  Check it out!The post HR Happy Hour WORK BREAK!…
    - 52 days ago, 20 Jun 20, 5:53pm -
  • HCM Trends for 2020 and Beyond: Headstart Keynote
    During a time of pandemic, there is a greater need for clarity and guidance on how to use technology to empower employers and employees.  I recently Keynoted the Headstart “The New Normal” virtual conference.  My presentation, Evolution, Innov…
    - 62 days ago, 10 Jun 20, 4:17pm -
  • Coronavirus: Simple Steps for Organizations
    As one of the most deadly, untreatable viruses spreads around the world, I am getting inundated with questions about people strategy and how best to respond.  The issue is the amount of information, and misinformation, about how best to prepare.  W…
    - 10 Mar 20, 5:29pm -
  • HR Federation 2020 Human Capital Management Trends Report- The Definitive Guide
    As we enter a new decade, the HR Federation, a network of leading HR market analysts, is back to bring you our insights on the 2020 HCM Trends.  Our member firms partner using research gathered through surveys, executive and practitioner interviews…
    - 16 Dec 19, 9:24pm -
  • Coloring Outside the Lines: Deconstructing Talent Best Practices to Find What Really Works
    Best practices.  Does the phrase make your eyes light up at the possibilities, or do you cringe at the thought of just taking someone else’s strategy and shoe-horning it into your organizational culture?  Either way, there are some lessons to b…
    - 8 Jul 19, 8:10am -

People Equation

  • What Savvy Networkers Know
    My definition of networking is: “the purpose of networking is to connect people who have a mutual interest in developing a business relationship or assisting one another”. So with that framework in mind, I invite you to consider the following ide…
    - 13 days ago, 30 Jul 20, 11:03am -
  • Here’s How to Set Yourself Up for Success Next Year
    It’s less than a month to the new year and now is the time to set yourself up for success next year. That probably seems crazy to you, given that most of us are probably caught in the mad dash of holiday preparations and year-end tasks for work. (1…
    - 10 Dec 19, 11:30am -
  • The Key Interview Question Many Hiring Managers Forget to Ask

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

The Tim Sackett Project

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 days ago, 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

    - 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…
    - 19 days ago, 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

  • newThe Revenge Contract
    “I’ve been thinking a lot about contracts. Most of the time, it doesn’t matter what’s in them, because people do what they say they are going to do. The important thing is what’s happening in the world, not the paper the lawyers are playing…
    - 6 hours ago, 11 Aug 20, 7:18pm -
  • newQuestions about your AI Ethics
    “The entire organization, probably led by the HR Department, is entering a time of deep examination of organizational ethics. The questions that underly the development of an ethics process are about the ways in which we care for and protect the or…
    - 1 day ago, 10 Aug 20, 6:46pm -
  • HRExaminer v10.84
    Replacing anonymous surveys with open feedback has improved interpersonal dynamics and team results. Michael Carden shares the surprising Lessons from a year of open feedback in a group of forward-thinking enterprises. Outdated emplo…
    - 4 days ago, 7 Aug 20, 4:00pm -
  • HR Tech Weekly: Episode #278: Stacey Harris and John Sumser
    HR Technology leader Gretchen Alarcon joins ServiceNow, Moovila Welcomes Jason Seiden as CMO, Brainworks Launches Medio Smart Health Monitoring App, The Problem of Underrepresented Languages Snowballs from data sets to NLP Model, and Reopening The Te…
    - 5 days ago, 7 Aug 20, 11:30am -
  • Talent Mobility – The Struggle Is Real and AI Can Help
    Outdated personnel information is a key roadblock to realizing the next leap in productivity. Fara Rives from HiringSolved looks at the three most common reasons employees and contractors don’t keep their information up-to-date and how AI can help.
    - 5 days ago, 6 Aug 20, 5:17pm -
  • What’s that got to do with Koala Bears?
    “Every time we generalize about people or information or ideas, bits of detail get lost. To define something is to limit it. The very act of putting something complex and nuanced into a more general description, diminishes what is possible to conve…
    - 6 days ago, 5 Aug 20, 5:11pm -

Minnesota Headhunter

  • Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Fall 2020
    “Hey Paul, you skipped the summer hiring post for recruiter jobs. Are you doing one for fall?” I’ve received a few messages like this the past weeks and the answer is… I’ve been stalling until I knew more. When I...
    - 5 days ago, 6 Aug 20, 7:46pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Spring 2020 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. CHECK OUT => our regions fastest growing.…
    - 6 days ago, 5 Aug 20, 5:01pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Spring 2020 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. CHECK OUT => our regions fastest growing.…
    - 13 days ago, 29 Jul 20, 3:59pm -
  • Who’s Hiring In Minnesota v2
    One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is, “Hey Paul, who’s hiring?” and I frequently know of some cool things that are not always found via Indeed, LinkedIn or Google for Jobs. With COVID 19 and the “shutdown”...
    - 18 days ago, 24 Jul 20, 6:28pm -
  • Who’s Hiring In Minnesota v1
    One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is, “Hey Paul, who’s hiring?” and I frequently know of some cool things that are not always found via Indeed, LinkedIn or Google for Jobs. With COVID 19 and the “shutdown”...
    - 19 days ago, 23 Jul 20, 7:09pm -
  • 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 2020 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. NEWS… check out our regions new talent.…
    - 20 days ago, 22 Jul 20, 2:57pm -

Fistful of Talent

Josh Bersin Blog

  • newEdCast Launches Intelligent Career Mobility: Talent Management Has Radically Changed
    This week EdCast joins the list of vendors who announced products for intelligent talent mobility, career pathing, skills matching, and talent marketplace. It’s a big move by Edcast (putting...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Se…
    - 9 hours ago, 11 Aug 20, 3:51pm -
  • newIt’s August: Four Lessons From The Pandemic
    It’s August, we’ve been dealing with the pandemic for almost six months, and a few things are becoming very clear. Let me share four lessons you may not have considered. And this week I...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Servi…
    - 2 days ago, 10 Aug 20, 1:22am -
  • Is The Employee Survey Dead? Nope. It’s Becoming Smarter By The Minute.
    I recently read an article in the WSJ (a magazine I am trusting less every day) that claims employee surveys are dead. Well, I really have to disagree, so let me explain what’s going...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services i…
    - 9 days ago, 2 Aug 20, 11:57pm -
  • What Microsoft Could Do With TikTok!
    I have been loving TikTok for quite a while. Not only is it entertaining, positive, and fun to use – it demonstrates a groundbreaking new design, one that clearly works well (800 million...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Servic…
    - 10 days ago, 1 Aug 20, 4:25pm -
  • ServiceNow: The Workflow Workhorse
    One of the hottest tech companies in the world is ServiceNow. The company’s Q2 earnings were a barnbuster (30% YTY growth, 40 deals over $1M, and now running at a $4B annual subscription...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Servic…
    - 13 days ago, 29 Jul 20, 10:47pm -
  • SAP To Spin-Off Qualtrics. Yes, The Experience Market Is That Hot
    This week SAP, which is now worth nearly $200B, decided to spin off its $8 Billion acquisition of Qualtrics, which happened less than two years ago. Why? Here’s what’s going on.First,...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Servi…
    - 15 days ago, 27 Jul 20, 2:12pm -

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

  • newWe All Have Stories To Tell
    This past week my wife and I ventured out and went on vacation. We toured the north and west coast of Michigan and it was fantastic !! Yes, things have changed, but we felt safe and were safe ourselves. We liked seeing people adapt and still be able…
    - 2 days ago, 10 Aug 20, 1:05am -
  • To Dream . . .
    If you took a poll right now in workplaces, the title of this post might be “to survive” or “just exist.” It’s tough right now. The work environment is being tested and challenged in ways it hasn’t in our lifetime. You have those who have…
    - 16 days ago, 26 Jul 20, 10:38pm -
  • Discipline(d)
    I’ve been trying to read more and listen to more podcasts because I enjoy hearing the perspectives of others. My hope is to learn from what they are experiencing. In the midst of this when I listen to the HR voices, I see a common thread of reverti…
    - 23 days ago, 19 Jul 20, 10:49pm -
  • Untangle the Knots !!
    I don’t know what the weather has been like where you are, but it’s been extremely hot and humid where I live. It’s the kind of humidity that feels like you’re constantly swimming through thick steam. Even though it’s so moist and sticky, l…
    - 30 days ago, 12 Jul 20, 10:32pm -
  • Hello in There
    This on-going pandemic is pressing in on people from all angles. It is causing distrust, angry comments, judgement and assumptions. People run the spectrum from full lockdown to unprotected flaunting. Throw in the middle of this that we have lost the…
    - 37 days ago, 5 Jul 20, 8:46pm -
  • Crossing the Moat
    I love reading books and watching shows and movies that were set back in the times of castles, kingdoms and mystical creatures. I’m a huge Lord of the Rings fan as well as the tales of King Arthur. It may also explain why my favorite movie is Monty…
    - 51 days ago, 21 Jun 20, 11:07pm -

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

Corn on the Job

  • newContinue To Advance Your Career Through COVID-19
    Your career is important, and just because COVID-19 is now getting in the way of things, doesn’t mean that you have to stop taking steps to advance your career. There are still plenty of things that you can do to help aid your career advancement, e…
    - 1 day ago, 10 Aug 20, 2:22pm -
  • 3 Alternative Ways To Spend Your Working Life
     If you are tired of sitting in front of a laptop in the comfort of your own home, because boredom is setting in, you need to consider other ways to spend your working day. With coronavirus showing no signs of abating, people across the globe are be…
    - 5 days ago, 6 Aug 20, 2:07pm -
  • Hiring the perfect candidate – things to avoid
    Hiring the perfect candidate should be easy. First, you advertise the role. Second, you carry out a series of interviews and choose the person who is most suited to the role. You can spend the rest of the day with your feet up. Simple.  Except, it r…
    - 13 days ago, 29 Jul 20, 11:41pm -
  • Boosting Your Confidence After a Long Job Search
    Unemployment is reaching all new highs as the pandemic rages on. Businesses from small independent stores to multinational chains are being forced to close their doors, and staff in many different sectors are being made redundant. Unfortunately, it c…
    - 13 days ago, 29 Jul 20, 9:11pm -
  • Is a Career as a Medical Scribe In Your Future
    Is a Career as a Medical Scribe in Your Future? A medical scribe isn’t a career that everyone has heard of yet. While they work in many hospitals across the country, they don’t grab the headlines. Nevertheless, it’s a rewarding career choice an…
    - 19 days ago, 24 Jul 20, 1:09am -
  • How Do You Start a Career in Digital Marketing?
    When it comes to starting your career, there are many different aspects that you will need to think about and consider. Of course, you are going to want to make sure you get all of the proper research and schooling that the area you want to go into o…
    - 26 days ago, 17 Jul 20, 11:02am -

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

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

True Faith HR

  • newThe 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…
    - 1 day ago, 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 -
  • True Faith #HR Replay: Why HR Should Care About The @NBASummerLeague #8ManRotation
    I'm heading to Las Vegas today and meeting up with the whole (?) 8 Man Rotation folk (Kris Dunn, Steve Boese, Tim Sackett, and, possibly Lance Haun) to take in a couple days of NBA Summer League action.  Worth revisiting this July 2013 post.  If…
    - 8 Jul 18, 5:53pm -

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

  • newMcDonald’s: We Didn’t Go Through Fired CEO’s Emails Before Giving Him a Golden Parachute. Oops
    Last year, McDonald’s fired their CEO and President, Steve Easterbrook for consensual sex with an employee. He got a nice golden parachute, estimated at $40 million. But, now, another employee has come forth to accuse Easterbrook of another sexual…
    - 14 hours ago, 11 Aug 20, 10:56am -
  • newHow You Can Help Your Workers Return
    During the coronavirus pandemic, my employees have all worked remotely. When restrictions are eased, how should I respond to those who want to continue to work remotely? And what can I do to help ease their concerns as they do return? To read my answ…
    - 2 days ago, 10 Aug 20, 12:26pm -
  • Swiss Saturday: English
    There’s a joke that Switzerland is the only country to have a national language that no one speaks: German In reality, Switzerland has four national languages (German, French, Italian and Romansh), and I’m no authority about how pure the other th…
    - 4 days ago, 8 Aug 20, 9:20am -
  • Recruitment is Weird Right Now: a Focus on the Positive
    Unemployment is through the roof, and there are absolutely no jobs available right now. Or, is it: Companies are desperate to hire and cannot get enough qualified applicants? It’s both. And it’s peculiar. COVID has split the hiring world between…
    - 5 days ago, 7 Aug 20, 10:19am -
  • Two Reasons Why HR Stinks (and How to Fix It)
    An acquaintance just got her first job after being a stay at home mom for many years. She’s a recruiter. Salary? $10 an hour. Take that in for a minute. She could make more money working fast food, yet a company is trusting her to be part of findin…
    - 5 days ago, 6 Aug 20, 2:10pm -
  • What is the Future of Inclusion at Work?
    Diversity and inclusion are making the headlines today — of course. It is not like D&I is a new function, or that the concerns of having a diverse, inclusive workforce haven’t been around for years. Today, catalyzed by movements like #Blacklivesm…
    - 7 days ago, 5 Aug 20, 10:07am -

Total Picture Radio

Fishdogs

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

Cost of Work

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

The Buzz on HR

  • Using Data to Power Your People Decisions (Leading In Color — Season 2, Episode 29
    Today’s guest is Michael Ogunsanya. Michael Ogunsanya is the cofounder and CEO of Mindstand, an artificial intelligence driven software that detects implicit bias and harassment within internal workplace communications. His company serves to improv…
    - 8 days ago, 4 Aug 20, 10:00am -
  • Why We Need Anti-Racism Education in the Workplace (Leading In Color S2, Ep28)
    In this solo episode, I talk about : What anti-racism is The importance of people being anti-racist vs non-racist Why anti-racism is essential to the future of business   I also discuss my upcoming event, the HROI Summit … It is a 2-day workshop c…
    - 22 days ago, 21 Jul 20, 10:00am -
  • Preparing for the Aftermath of COVID-19 (Leading In Color – Season 2, Episode 27)
    The finale of the #ReOpeningAfterRona series features my interview with Lisa Dinhofer    Lisa Dinhofer, MA, CT, known as “The Crisis Tamer’, works with subject matter and circumstances most people turn away from. She mentors companies past trau…
    - 43 days ago, 30 Jun 20, 10:30am -
  • Returning Employees from Furlough during COVID-19 (Leading In Color – Season 2, Episode 25)
    In Part 5 of 7 in the #ReOpeningAfterRona series is a solo episode where I talk thru the steps you need to take when inviting employees to return to work. I also talk about how to re-orient them to the workplace after being gone for 3 months or more.…
    - 44 days ago, 28 Jun 20, 10:00pm -
  • We Need Radical Self-Care during COVID-19
    I am wiped, y’all. The COVID-19 pandemic. The death of Chris Fields and so many others that I know. Missing my friends, extended family, and all the normalcies of life. Remembering the loss of my father from 4 years ago — and still working thru t…
    - 56 days ago, 17 Jun 20, 10:00am -
  • Let’s Normalize Remote Work!
        Many of us are working from home during this coronavirus pandemic. However, these are NOT normal work from home circumstances — and we shouldn’t treat them as such. Under normal circumstances, the rest of our families would be at their work…
    - 70 days ago, 3 Jun 20, 10:00am -

UnderCover Recruiter

  • 7 Crucial Communication Strategies for Working Remotely 
    Unfortunately, it seems as though Australia has yet to eradicate COVID19. While we expected this, we still need to continuously review and update our business operations to ensure maximum productivity. The most significant difficulty regarding workin…
    - 8 days ago, 3 Aug 20, 4:56pm -
  • Create a Sense of Belonging Within Your Organization
    Belonging is a feeling. None of us wants to participate in communities where we don’t feel good, welcome, or appreciated. We certainly won’t invest our full effort unless—and until—we’re vested in this manner. Of course, what makes us feel…
    - 13 days ago, 29 Jul 20, 5:25pm -
  • WFH: How to Keep Your Team On Track
    Working from home is great, but it also comes with many unique struggles that can impact productivity and hinder growth. According to Buffer’s 2019 State of Remote Work survey, 17 percent of respondents reported that communication and collaboration…
    - 15 days ago, 27 Jul 20, 5:18pm -
  • A-Players Sourcing Guide: 11 Steps to Landing the Industry’s Top-Performers
    The most talented people build the best companies. It’s that simple. No successful business was built purely on market fit and a ton of investments. People are the #1 asset of any company, its biggest strength or weakness. The concentration of tale…
    - 20 days ago, 22 Jul 20, 5:17pm -
  • Why the Time Has Come for a Four-Day Week
    The coronavirus pandemic has changed every aspect of our lives, and it’s had a particularly marked effect on the way we work. The largest flexible working experiment ever conducted has taken place out of necessity, and the early signs are that it w…
    - 22 days ago, 20 Jul 20, 5:07pm -
  • Why the US Suspension of Foreign Work Permits is Good News for UK Companies
    As the legalities of employment in the US continue to evolve, the conviction that the future of work will be remote becomes stronger. In June, the US President decided to halt access to several employment-based visas, including H-1B visas for high-sk…
    - 23 days ago, 19 Jul 20, 8:17pm -

Lifes Crazy Joke

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

HR Bacon Hut

Performance I Create

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

HackerRank Blog

Ohio Employment Law Blog

  • NBC News takes the unprecedented step to release its internal Matt Lauer harassment report
    Image by Max Goldberg via Wiki CommonsYesterday morning, NBC News released the complete report into its months long investigation of Matt Lauer.I was astounded by NBC’s transparency. It is extraordinarily rare for a private company…
    - 10 May 18, 11:21am -
  • Sympathetic does not always equal protected under the ADA
    Photo by Pexels on PixabayToday’s opinion is a lesson straight out of the school of hard knocks. No matter how sympathetic the plaintiff or how harrowing his plights, the law is the law and sometimes it’s just not on his side.When…
    - 9 May 18, 11:34am -
  • Should employers still test for marijuana?
    Photo by Michael Fischer from PexelsOhio’s medical marijuana program is set to be fully operational by September 2018. Ohio will join 28 other states, and the District of Columbia, in which doctors can legally prescribe marijuana to treat c…
    - 8 May 18, 11:49am -
  • The 8th nominee for the “worst employer of 2018” is … the age discriminator
    Today’s nominee for the Worst Employer of 2018 is Seasons 52, a national, Orlando-based restaurant chain.Last week, it agreed to pay $2.85 million to settle a nationwide class age discrimination lawsuit brought by the EEOC. The laws…
    - 7 May 18, 11:45am -
  • WIRTW #504 (the “once bitten, twice shy” edition)
    Never in my life did I think that I’d ever attend a biker rally. Yet, three weeks from tomorrow, I’ll be in Sandusky, at Ohio Bike Week.Why?I’ll be watching Norah and her bandmates warming up the crowd for 80’s hair ba…
    - 4 May 18, 11:34am -
  • THIS is how you reasonably accommodate a disabled employee
    Photo by David Pisnoy on UnsplashI’ve spent a lot of time over the past 16 months discussing bad employers—those that so mishandled employees that they earned a spot on my list of America’s Worst Employers.Today, I thought I’d…
    - 3 May 18, 12:01pm -

The Recruiting Unblog

  • Could Moocs be the next big thing in college recruiting?
    If you follow the learning and development community, then Moocs, or Massive On-line Open Courses won’t be a new concept. They have been gaining momentum, popularity and adoption since first appearing in 2008. .Wikipedia defines a Mooc…
    - 14 May 14, 5:16am -
  • The Talent Tipping Point
    I’ve never been a big fan of the talent community concept. I get the idea. It would be nice if jobs, careers and companies were interesting enough to support real communities. A real community in my opinion, enables everyone to…Read m…
    - 13 May 14, 3:08am -
  • Mental Health And Recruiting: A Little Honesty
    I’ve been thinking of re-launching my blog, and today I think I have something important enough to start writing again. Yesterday, at #truStockholm, I got in to a bit of a conversation with someone about mental health, and how to…Read more →R…
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  • 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…
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  • #trulondon 9 – Feb 26’th – All new line up

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Musings From Sussex

  • On the passing of my father
    As some know, my father passed way recently. He lived for many years with cancer, before a sudden deterioration. A few people know, and I’ve received some heartfelt messages of support. I’m thankful indeed for those – but it’s also made me re…
    - 25 Mar 16, 12:04pm -
  • Is time flying? Is Twitter dying? Is this blog still alive?
    Got a huge backlog of things I want to write about, but simply haven’t made the time of late.  Everything starts with a first step, they say… Been a close watcher of the ups and downs at Twitter over the last year or so – with most of the com…
    - 21 Mar 16, 9:03pm -
  • HR tips for a fast growth startup company
    While out at SXSW recently, I got the chance to catch up with ZipRecruiter.  As a fast growing tech startup, building a team AND supplying their core product to small/medium businesses around the world, I thought they might have some interesting th…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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

  • newTop 5 Most Important Estate Planning Documents
    You’re never too old to prepare an estate plan. If you have a spouse, children, a home, or financial assets, an estate plan should be part of your portfolio. An estate plan is much more than simply a will that divides your belongings. A plan like…
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  • newWhat Does a CPA Do? This Is What You Need to Know
    Are you asking yourself, what does a CPA do? Maybe you want to become one yourself and you are wondering what kind of qualifications you need. It’s a fact that CPA’s do go through extensive training to get themselves ready for the world of accoun…
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  • newMost Important Basic Concepts of Economics You Need to Know
    Just recently, it has been reported that the total assets held by U.S households are over $113 trillion. If this number were divided up by the total population of the United States, it would equal out to over $343,000 for every person. However, thi…
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  • new6 Marketing Strategies for Construction Companies
    Construction is one of the most profitable industries in the world.  In America alone, the construction-related expenditures are around 10 trillion dollars per year. For owners of construction companies, this is an exciting statistic that shows ju…
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  • newHow to Stay Energized During Long Trips
    Traveling is one of the greatest joys in life, especially those long, life-changing trips that will stay with you forever. However, while really fun and relaxing once you arrive, those long flights and drives can take a toll on the human body and spi…
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    No Excuses HR

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

    The Chief People Officer

    • Great Place to Work Award Programs
      The Great Place to Work Institute and Fortune Magazine started the best workplace award movement in the late 1990s. Fast forward to today, there are increasing numbers of award programs. Below is a centralized list: Great Place to Work Award Programs…
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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…
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    • 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…
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    • 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 -

    Talent Culture

    • 5 Ways To Foster Belonging At Work
      What’s the worst thing an employee can say on any given day? How about, “I don’t belong here?” The schism that takes place when an employee doesn’t feel connected with the work culture can have wide-ranging impacts across engagement, perfor…
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    • #WorkTrends: Navigating the Obstacles of Remote Work
      Listen to the full conversation and see our questions for the upcoming #WorkTrends Twitter Chat. And don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast, so you don’t miss an episode. Working from home has been a learning experience for many of us. Maria Or…
      - 5 days ago, 7 Aug 20, 12:15pm -
    • #WorkTrends: Building Trust In Uncertain Times
      Listen to the full conversation and see our questions for the upcoming #WorkTrends Twitter Chat. And don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast, so you don’t miss an episode. It’s safe to say uncertainty is universal these days. But how do we get…
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    • How to Perfect the Skill of Listening
      Coronavirus has changed the way American businesses operate, to say the least. And from work-from-home mandates to reopening strategies to locking down again in the face of virus spikes, it’s taken a toll on effective communication in the workplace…
      - 15 days ago, 27 Jul 20, 10:07pm -
    • #WorkTrends: Going Gig: Freelancing in HR
      Meghan invited both Chris Russell, the founder of HR Lancers, and Jim Stroud, VP of Marketing at Proactive Talent, to talk about the new trend in HR: hiring freelancers and consultants to fill in the gaps.  COVID-19’s uncertainties are leaving no…
      - 19 days ago, 24 Jul 20, 12:15pm -
    • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and the Bottom Line
      The events of the last few months have brought increased attention to the value that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) bring to the workplace and to society at large. Increasingly, organizations are engaging in discussions around flexible workin…
      - 19 days ago, 23 Jul 20, 7:11pm -

    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…
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    • 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…
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    • "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. . ."
      Header Photo Credit: cobalt123 via Compfight cc
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    HR Nasty

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

    Christopher in HR

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

    Joe Gerstandt Blog

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

    China Gorman Blog

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

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

    Steve Boese HR Technology

    Women of HR

    • A Career Brick Wall or A Window of Opportunity?
      Sometimes things happen in life that are simply unexpected, unfair, and come from out of the blue and smack you in the face like you were never expecting it.  That happened to me this past January.  I had a great career for almost two decades consu…
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    • It’s Your Destiny… Take Control
      I’ve been away from Women of HR for a while.  It was never my intention to let this platform go into hiatus, but as we all know life happens and best intentions are sometimes eclipsed by the realities of life.  But nevertheless, I’m back with t…
      - 9 Mar 20, 1:11pm -
    • The Science is Simple: Women on the Rise
      With my team at Messina Staffing in Chicago, I’ve had the pleasure of connecting many talented women with wonderful jobs in science, technology, and engineering. Today, I see women rising everywhere I look, and the opportunities are only increasing…
      - 26 Nov 19, 11:00am -
    • A Cautionary Tale: Amazon’s Experiment with AI in Hiring
      While the search for true human-level computing power is still elusive, the targeted use of artificial intelligence is currently transforming individual lives and entire industries. From intelligent sourcing and automatic ordering optimizing supply c…
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    • 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 -

    Creative Chaos HR

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

    Benz Communications

    • Push Your Employees Offline—and on Vacation
      Amid a worldwide health crisis, taking vacation could be seen as pointless. With travel limited and attractions closed, time away from the office looks like a promising getaway for…couch potatoes only. But the truth is that even in a lockdown,…
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    • 5 Simple Questions to Kick-Start Your Open Enrollment Planning
      It’s that time of year again: open enrollment season. Whether you’re making big changes or none at all, it helps to start planning early—especially when there’s so much uncertainty and change impacting our lives. So, if you’re looking…
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    • Communicating Bad News to Your People
      Change is always difficult. So, when communicating bad news about employee benefits, or any HR programs, it’s important to look at the big picture and frame your messages appropriately—providing context can mean the difference between your p…
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    • Financial Wellness Matters Now More than Ever
      Even before the coronavirus outbreak, the majority of Americans had little to no savings and were living paycheck to paycheck. And when you have almost no savings, you’re most likely living in debt, living beyond your means, and not thinking a…
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    • Going Virtual: Moving Your In-Person Benefits Fair Online
      COVID-19 has challenged the status quo and upended the way we’ve always done things. So, with this new normal, should you conduct an in-person benefits fair, or reimagine it online?
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    • What You Need to Communicate About the SECURE Act
      The SECURE Act seeks to provide more Americans with access to retirement savings plans in order to strengthen retirement readiness. So what’s included in the SECURE Act, and what should you tell people now?
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    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…
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    • 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…
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    • 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

    • Armadillos and Fauci
      Fauci should learn from the armadillo. There's just no good news in the middle of the road.
      - 8 days ago, 4 Aug 20, 12:48pm -
    • Juice Box Hero!!
      We all listen for the biases of others, but do we consider the filters we have established in our own minds?
      - 11 days ago, 31 Jul 20, 4:26pm -
    • Is “My Truth” the same as THE Truth?
      When did the phrase “my truth” become a thing? The best I can tell, somewhere around 2017 is when this pretentious little response was utilized as a substitute for something less woke, like “my opinion,” but apparently “opinion” does not…
      - 12 days ago, 30 Jul 20, 8:37pm -
    • Media Diet Update – Day 2
      Day 2 update from my #MediaFasting exercise. I feel better about the world than I have in months. I'm on to something here.
      - 13 days ago, 29 Jul 20, 7:44pm -
    • Caution, Gaslighting in Process
      Starting Monday July 27th, many of us will start a #MediaFast. Join the movement!
      - 18 days ago, 24 Jul 20, 9:41pm -
    • Garbage In, Garbage Out – The Corrupt Media
      If it weren't for bad news, we'd have no news at all. Why the #media has failed us all.
      - 27 days ago, 16 Jul 20, 11:15am -

    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

    • newOur debate needs less noise and more thought
      In “normal” times, any discussion about the future of work is fraught with danger, the impact of coronavirus on workplaces has added a multiplying factor of one hundred. Disproportionate time and space is given to the voices on the extreme who de…
      - 2 days ago, 10 Aug 20, 7:00am -
    • Why we need a new debate on flexibility
      I’ve previously written about how, whatever comes from the pandemic, we will still need to physically come together at work. It is a myth that this is the end of the office and those that follow that line will, in my opinion, soon come to regret it…
      - 23 days ago, 20 Jul 20, 7:00am -
    • We still need the office
      The trendy thing right now is without doubt to be condemning the physical office to its death. Businesses are committing to officeless futures and the Twitter jockeys are proclaiming the arrival of truly flexible working. You only have to Google “t…
      - 37 days ago, 6 Jul 20, 7:00am -
    • You don’t need to be “HR correct”
      I’ve written many times before about our love for a good fad in the world of management. Nothing appeals more than the chance to relaunch something of old under a new moniker and pretend that this version makes you faster, better, more competitive…
      - 44 days ago, 29 Jun 20, 7:00am -
    • How the levy could tackle youth unemployment
      Coronavirus is a no win game, that goes without saying. One of the losing groups that worries me most is the young, particularly those finishing education this year and entering the world of work. Not only are we seeing a significant rise in those th…
      - 51 days ago, 22 Jun 20, 7:00am -
    • Dumb luck and bias
      Many years ago I was sat in a room with a number of senior politicians and business people discussing the challenge of improving social mobility. One of the advisors to the then coalition government made a point that has resonated with me for years,…
      - 58 days ago, 15 Jun 20, 7:00am -

    PeopleTactics

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

    HR Culture Club

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

    Accidental HR

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

    Corporate HR Girl

    Salima Nathoo

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

    Break the Frame

    Whipper Snapper HR

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

    The Aristocracy of HR

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

    Talent Vanguard

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

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

    Career Connects

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

    Visueel Voorop in HR

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

    HR Bartender

    • new6 Key Principles for Organizational Decision Making
      Decision making is a critical aspect of every organization. Here are 6 key principles to help reach consistent and effective decisions.The post 6 Key Principles for Organizational Decision Making appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 16 hours ago, 11 Aug 20, 8:57am -
    • newThe Boss is Bullying Us While We Work From Home – Ask #HR Bartender
      A bullying boss doesn't know when to stop, even when working remotely. An HR Bartender reader is asking for help in how to deal with bullying.The post The Boss is Bullying Us While We Work From Home – Ask #HR Bartender appeared first on hr bartend…
      - 3 days ago, 9 Aug 20, 8:57am -
    • Employee Experience: Digital Transformation Can Improve It
      The employee experience is the key area of focus. Paycom shows how digital transformation can help improve the employee experience.The post Employee Experience: Digital Transformation Can Improve It appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 6 days ago, 6 Aug 20, 8:57am -
    • Working From Home Version 2.0: 5 Things to Consider
      Home is quickly becomeing the new workplace. To find successful ways to be productive, her are 5 things to consider for a home workplace.The post Working From Home Version 2.0: 5 Things to Consider appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 8 days ago, 4 Aug 20, 8:57am -
    • HR Representative Posts Racist Comments – Ask #HR Bartender
      An HR Bartender reader has an HR representative posting racist comments. Employment attorney Kate Bischoff shares her knowledge on learning to be antiracist.The post HR Representative Posts Racist Comments – Ask #HR Bartender appeared first on hr…
      - 10 days ago, 2 Aug 20, 8:57am -
    • Organizations: Maximize Productivity with Effective Scheduling
      Productivity is critical right now and businesses have to optimize their systems. Kronos shows us how effective scheduling is the key to maximum productivity.The post Organizations: Maximize Productivity with Effective Scheduling appeared first on h…
      - 13 days ago, 30 Jul 20, 8:57am -

    Human Resource Management

    • Corporate Nirvana – A Tale of Urban Enlightenment
      Book Author: Sonali D'silva (Talent Development Professional, Author and Avid Blogger)I have been one of those professionals who had no time for myself or for reflection and had lost touch with my...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi…
      - 30 Jun 14, 6:33am -
    • Take another Shot
      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

    • newSelf-Reflection: The Secret to 23% Improvement in 10 Days
      Vampires grease back their hair because they have no reflection. Life sucks and you’re a mess if you never look in the mirror. Socrates was right, “The unexamined life is not worth living.”… Continue reading →
      - 14 hours ago, 11 Aug 20, 10:48am -
    • newA Rut is A Grave with the Ends Kicked Out
      If you enjoy unnecessary frustration, keep doing what you did. Self-imposed irrelevance is the consequence of prolonged repetition. We don’t notice when patterns become irrelevant, so we serve them to the point of… Continue reading →
      - 1 day ago, 10 Aug 20, 1:29pm -
    • The Path to Meaningful Contribution Begins Here
      Arrogance stabs itself in the chest in order to get what it wants. But strangely, the beauty of humility terrifies. Arrogance serves self-destructive goals. Humility pursues meaningful contribution. Arrogance: Pretends. Intimidates. Serves itself.……
      - 4 days ago, 7 Aug 20, 1:04pm -
    • The Enemy of Everything Good
      It was September 10, 2016 when I first wrote, “Everything good in leadership begins with humility.” I was proud of myself. The enemy of everything good in leadership is arrogance. The word itself… Continue reading →
      - 6 days ago, 6 Aug 20, 11:30am -
    • You Might be Right – the Glass is Half Empty – Now What
      A friend texted, “I think of myself as more of a doomsday preparer.” I texted back, “Ahh! The advantage of pessimism is preparation.” Are there more? Pessimism is, “An inclination to emphasize adverse… Continue reading →
      - 7 days ago, 5 Aug 20, 10:47am -
    • Burnout to Breakthrough: How to Create Calm from Chaos
      NEW BOOK GIVEAWAY!! 20 copies available!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Eileen McDargh to become eligible for one of 20 complimentary copies of her new book, Burnout to Breakthrough: Building… Continue reading →
      - 8 days ago, 4 Aug 20, 10:47am -

    Three Star Leadership

    Ask a Manager

    • newhow can we get dinner privacy with a live-in nanny?
      A reader writes: Due to COVID-19, we decided to hire a live-in nanny, “Jane.” Jane, though very sweet, takes so long to clean up at night that it is eating into our privacy. My husband and I both work during the day, and dinner is our time to be…
      - 7 hours ago, 11 Aug 20, 5:59pm -
    • newmy company is incredibly weird when people resign
      A reader writes: For the past seven years, I’ve worked for a small marketing agency with five full-time employees and two partners who own the businesses. It looks like (fingers crossed!) I’ll be receiving an offer for a new position with a diffe…
      - 8 hours ago, 11 Aug 20, 4:29pm -
    • newI wrote an awful story about a coworker, and it’s following me around years later
      A reader writes: I hope you are willing to hear me out and offer some advice. Some background. I was molested as a child and worked as a prostitute at one time. That doesn’t excuse my behavior, but I feel I don’t have the best judgment. I moved t…
      - 10 hours ago, 11 Aug 20, 2:59pm -
    • newshould I try to steal my old coworker’s job, are cotton clothes less professional, and more
      It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Should I try to take my old coworker’s job? I quit my job last February. A coworker was promoted to my position. She was totally unprepared and unqualified, and I have been secretly helping he…
      - 21 hours ago, 11 Aug 20, 4:03am -
    • newyou should be giving your interns mock interviews
      A reader writes; My husband and I were having a water cooler chat in our kitchen today (we’re working remotely on different floors) and he mentioned something he’d been doing this week that I thought was brilliant. He’s a software engineering m…
      - 1 day ago, 10 Aug 20, 5:59pm -
    • newmanagers still aren’t sure “working from home” means really working
      There have always been managers who don’t believe that “working from home” means doing real work. These are the managers who, before the pandemic, would flat-out deny requests to work from home or only begrudgingly approve them for the occasion…
      - 1 day ago, 10 Aug 20, 4:29pm -

    LebHR

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

    HR Observations

    • 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…
      - 15 days ago, 28 Jul 20, 7:45am -
    • How Can the Construction Industry Overcome HR Challenges? A Guest Post
      This is a guest post from Megan R. Nichols, STEM Writer. She offers advice to HR professionals in the construction industry. The construction industry has made significant advancements within technology and management practices in the past decade. Ma…
      - 28 Jan 20, 3:41pm -
    • How Robotic Process Automation Can Transform Your HR Department
      ‘Artificial intelligence’ and ‘machine learning’ are buzzwords you might find in any given publication centered around technology, but there’s another popular phrase that HR professionals might want to be aware of: robotic process automatio…
      - 6 Nov 19, 12:45pm -
    • How to Assess and Improve Chemical Plant Safety: A guest post
      In my home town, in a recent news story, we were told of a community protest against a chemical plant and its emissions. The local authorities moved quickly to at least temporarily close the plant. Little did they know that action would have repercus…
      - 4 Nov 19, 2:16pm -
    • Why Good HR Teams Started Using Kaizen Philosophy For All Employees
      Today’s guest post was written by Ashley Wilson. Every business today is under immense pressure to improve efficiency, communication and ensure continuous improvement within the organization. The HR department – Human Resources – is at the cent…
      - 30 Oct 19, 11:45am -
    • 5 Essential Technologies for Your HR Department
      Human Resources Department (HR) employees are in charge of multiple tasks on a daily basis, all of which are high-responsibility duties. Organizing interviews for new employees, checking the overall employees’ satisfaction levels, and managing ever…
      - 18 Oct 19, 11:45am -

    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

    • Compassion and Connection: Keys to a Better 2020 on We’re Only Human
      “This year has really redefined what compassion means to me. The need to have compassion for others, whether it’s wearing a mask for those at high risk when I’m going into a store or what role I can personally play in social injustice, it reall…
      - 5 days ago, 6 Aug 20, 1:17pm -
    • Supporting Our HR Friends #LookingforWork (#strongerHR: Volume One)
      As I posted a few weeks ago, we have been working on some resources to help those of you in the community that are looking for work right now. I’ve been talking to many of you in one on one conversations and while I am really hurting for each of yo…
      - 6 days ago, 5 Aug 20, 2:14pm -
    • Antiracism Forum for Business Leaders: You’re Invited
      Did you know that research shows diversity training doesn’t create better environments for people of color in the workplace? (HBR) That’s partly due to the fact that these programs spend time telling people how to avoid legal trouble, not how to…
      - 7 days ago, 5 Aug 20, 12:21pm -
    • Do I need an HR degree to apply for an HR job? [Reader Question]
      I get a lot of questions from readers about HR careers, job searching, HR certification, and more. If you have a question you’d like to see answered here, please send it over! See other questions I’ve answered here. Is an HR degree required to ap…
      - 20 days ago, 23 Jul 20, 12:25pm -
    • We’re Only Human 87: This Company Screens Thousands of Candidates to Improve Inclusive Hiring Outcomes
      “That hiring maanger still has a view of the candidate’s abilities and skills without being exposed to their race, gender, or ethnicity.” Scot Sessions, Talvista Did you know that there are nearly 200 cognitive biases that affect our decisions…
      - 20 days ago, 22 Jul 20, 6:23pm -
    • Are you #lookingforwork in HR? Let us help!
      Today I had a great call with Molly Shelton. She’s an HR pro that is passionately trying to help those that are looking for HR work, and we are going to put together a resource that you can leverage to help yourself stand out in the hiring process…
      - 26 days ago, 16 Jul 20, 8:59pm -

    In Full Bloom

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

    HR Success Guide

    • How to Improve Staff Engagement in the Legal Industry
      Author: Avelina Patay (NeoMam Studios)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
      - 27 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • How do you motivate Low Performers to do a Better Job?
      Author: Antony XavierThis is a question that keeps many managers up at night. And it's hard to answer. The answer is hard because different things motivate different employees. For example, one...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
      - 20 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • The World's Biggest Office
      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

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

    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 -

    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…
      - 25 days ago, 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

    • newSelf-Reflection: The Secret to 23% Improvement in 10 Days
      Vampires grease back their hair because they have no reflection. Life sucks and you’re a mess if you never look in the mirror. Socrates was right, “The unexamined life is not worth living.”… Continue reading →
      - 14 hours ago, 11 Aug 20, 10:48am -
    • newA Rut is A Grave with the Ends Kicked Out
      If you enjoy unnecessary frustration, keep doing what you did. Self-imposed irrelevance is the consequence of prolonged repetition. We don’t notice when patterns become irrelevant, so we serve them to the point of… Continue reading →
      - 1 day ago, 10 Aug 20, 1:29pm -
    • The Path to Meaningful Contribution Begins Here
      Arrogance stabs itself in the chest in order to get what it wants. But strangely, the beauty of humility terrifies. Arrogance serves self-destructive goals. Humility pursues meaningful contribution. Arrogance: Pretends. Intimidates. Serves itself.……
      - 4 days ago, 7 Aug 20, 1:04pm -
    • The Enemy of Everything Good
      It was September 10, 2016 when I first wrote, “Everything good in leadership begins with humility.” I was proud of myself. The enemy of everything good in leadership is arrogance. The word itself… Continue reading →
      - 6 days ago, 6 Aug 20, 11:30am -
    • You Might be Right – the Glass is Half Empty – Now What
      A friend texted, “I think of myself as more of a doomsday preparer.” I texted back, “Ahh! The advantage of pessimism is preparation.” Are there more? Pessimism is, “An inclination to emphasize adverse… Continue reading →
      - 7 days ago, 5 Aug 20, 10:47am -
    • Burnout to Breakthrough: How to Create Calm from Chaos
      NEW BOOK GIVEAWAY!! 20 copies available!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Eileen McDargh to become eligible for one of 20 complimentary copies of her new book, Burnout to Breakthrough: Building… Continue reading →
      - 8 days ago, 4 Aug 20, 10:47am -

    Three Star Leadership

    • newBook Review: Brave New Work
      Brave New Work describes why the way we’ve done things for a century doesn’t work anymore. Put it on your short shelf of books that show us how we can do things better. When Art Petty first recommended this...
      - 1 day ago, 10 Aug 20, 3:00pm -
    • newBoss’s Tip of the Week: Don’t wait to document
      Human memory is a fickle and changeable thing. That includes your memory. The closer you document an incident to the time it happened, the more likely you are to get it right. Right away is best. Write it down now. If...
      - 2 days ago, 9 Aug 20, 6:00pm -
    • Weekend Leadership Reading: 8/7/20
      Weekends are time when things slow down a little. Your weekend shouldn’t be two more regular workdays. That’s a sure road to burnout. Take time to refresh yourself. Take time for something different. Take...
      - 4 days ago, 7 Aug 20, 3:00pm -
    • The Palest Ink
      There’s a saying that the palest ink is stronger than the strongest memory. You’ve got a better shot at becoming a great leader if you write things down accurately. Then you can refer to them when you need...
      - 5 days ago, 6 Aug 20, 3:00pm -
    • From the Independent Business Blogs: 8/5/20
      Independent business blogs are blogs that aren’t supported by an organization like a magazine, newspaper, company, or business school. Those people provide lots of great content, but they don’t need any...
      - 6 days ago, 5 Aug 20, 3:00pm -

    Employer's Lawyer Blog

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

    Charlie Judy

    HR Pockets

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

    Don't Forget to Remember

    • D E & I are not just letters
      I am proud to be part of SHRM's Together Forward at Work (TF@W) campaign. TF@W is a call for the HR Profession and broader business community to drive racism and social injustice out of America's workplaces through specific actions and measurable out…
      - 15 days ago, 27 Jul 20, 4:15pm -
    • A New Path to Employee Engagement
      I was impressed to see statistics from Quantum Workplace that indicated Employee Engagement is actually UP in this time of isolation; impressed and somewhat bewildered. It seems a lot of the things we originally thought irreplaceable in formulating t…
      - 36 days ago, 6 Jul 20, 10:41pm -
    • The New Social Media
      My father told me a long time ago that the best way to break up a good time was to bring religion or politics into a conversation. His intent was always respected but that was a long long time ago.Enter Social Media. I was an early adopter of LinkedI…
      - 40 days ago, 2 Jul 20, 4:18pm -
    • Employee Empowerment
      Human Resources has often had to straddle the recognition of employee personal brands vs their organizational engagement. In this day-and-age many individuals have larger follower bases than those of the organization they represent. Still to this day…
      - 50 days ago, 23 Jun 20, 12:08am -
    • MAPS
      As we endure our 14th week in quarantine we are finding order without perfection. One thing is for sure: Personal Strategy is as important as Collective Harmony.Finding little wins helps and in every day we try to learn and evolve. We've gained hours…
      - 56 days ago, 16 Jun 20, 6:12pm -
    • A Shift in Behavioral Modeling
      Dr. Michael Ahearne of the University of Houston shared research this week that pointed to a dynamic shift from transactional to trusting customer relationships through the emergence of the COVID19 pandemic. We've seen insight into how to work from h…
      - 67 days ago, 5 Jun 20, 10:01pm -

    Employment Law Navigator

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

    What Goes Around

    • Running Into Resistance
      Getting stuck, and trying not to worry about it.
      - 16 days ago, 27 Jul 20, 12:24pm -
    • Living In A Fisheye Lens
      The hermit and the performer, working alone and working out loud.
      - 47 days ago, 25 Jun 20, 1:25pm -
    • Power In The Darkness : What Now and What Next?
      What Now? Led by Keira We came home on Monday to find Keira had made a poster and stuck it on the front of our house. Her work has inspired me to cut a version of the fist stencil from Power In The Darkness. I’m drafting a letter to our MP asking h…
      - 66 days ago, 6 Jun 20, 2:54pm -

    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…
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    • 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.…
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    • 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…
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    • 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

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

    A Leading Perspective

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

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