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  • newEp 194: How #HR Can Be More Brave at Work
    While it wears many faces, bravery is one of the most valuable virtues not only in life but in leadership. The presence of bravery leads to do-ers, dreamers, and great leaders. “The willingness to...Workology is the art and science of work, HR an…
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Aug 19, 5:17pm -
  • newEp 35 – Updating Job Postings to Reach Qualified Candidates
    Welcome to the new Workology Go Podcast. In just under five minutes, we get you the HR and workplace news you need before you start your day. Get ready, get set and go with the Workology Go Podcast....Workology is the art and science of work, HR an…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Aug 19, 2:07pm -
  • Sign Up for #HR Classes & Celebrate with a 3 Day Vacay On Us!
    Two years ago, we launched LEARN by Workology. It’s an on-demand HR and recruiting learning system. We offer over 70 HR training and learning courses that cover a variety of topics from social...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and re…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 4:02pm -
  • Ep 34 – Politics at Work: Wayfair Employees Walk Out in Protest
    Welcome to the new Workology Go Podcast. In just under five minutes, we get you the HR and workplace news you need before you start your day. Get ready, get set and go with the Workology Go Podcast....Workology is the art and science of work, HR an…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 2:17pm -
  • Ep 193: Using Chatbots and AI in #HR
    On today’s podcast, I’d like to talk about using chatbots in HR to help streamline tasks and free up your team’s time to focus on high-touch projects. Chatbots, powered by artificial intelligence...Workology is the art and science of work, HR…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 7:10pm -

HROS Case Studies

Dawn H. Burke Blog

  • 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 -
  • Join Me For Webinar> Learning & Development “Selfies”:Self-Driven Career Development
    Are you a small HR team, bootstrapping your development programs? Are you a team with few training resources and no time? Are you having trouble connecting learning objectives to your overwhelmed employees? Then it’s time for you to let go of some…
    - 1 Mar 19, 3:00pm -
  • Dawn’s HR Best-Bet> Register For #Workhuman!
    Yep, it’s time again for one of my favorite HR Leadership conferences of the year > Workhuman by Globoforce! This year’s event is March 18-21 in one of my favorite cities…Nashville, TN. Seriously, this is an awesome place for a truly awesome ev…
    - 28 Feb 19, 3:00pm -
  • Oscar Time! Which Best Pic Looks Like Your Career Page?
    It’s OSCAR time.  Me and the gang at Three Ears Media (I’m looking at you Katrina) love a great movie! I mean, have you seen The Wife yet? omg. On that note, we also love a great career website. To honor Oscar season, I did a mashup of Best Pict…
    - 21 Feb 19, 8:31pm -

Micheal Vandervort

  • 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…
    - 89 days ago, 24 May 19, 3:10pm -
  • HR Florida, Celebrating 40 Years!
    HR Florida, Celebrating 40 Years! Did you know that HR Florida is celebrating their 40th-anniversary event in Orlando next week?  It’s not too late to register.  That’s amazing.   I’m a huge fan of HR Florida, the state chapter for SHRM. …
    - 22 Aug 18, 4:20pm -
  • The #SHRM18 Podcast Extravaganza @DriveThruHR
    Meeting the #SHRM18 Bloggers via #DTHR Podcast (part two) Podcast sponsored by CUE Inc.  and ClearCompany On February 16th, I had an idea.  In fact, I posted on the wall of a Facebook group that SHRM created for the members of the social media team…
    - 14 Jun 18, 9:31pm -
  • Questions and Answers in Difficult Times
    Questions and Answers in Difficult Times  I’ve been thinking about questions and answers a lot the last few days.  I’ll come back to that point in a bit. SHRM has C-suite level executives as keynote speakers at their National Conference and Exp…
    - 22 Mar 18, 7:49pm -
  • Meeting the #SHRM18 Bloggers via #DTHR Podcast
      Meeting the #SHRM18 Bloggers via #DTHR Podcast On February 16th, I had an idea.  In fact, I posted this on the wall of a Facebook group that SHRM created for the members of the social media team that will be helping them promote the 2018 SHRM Nat…
    - 20 Mar 18, 7:51pm -
  • Life lessons from more than 30 years in HR circa 2017
    The life lessons of my HR career The post Life lessons from more than 30 years in HR circa 2017 appeared first on Michael VanDervort.
    - 31 Dec 17, 12:32pm -

Arcadia HR Solutions

  • newNEW DIY Training Kit Offerings
    In March of 2018 we rolled out our first DIY Training Kit for Preventing Sexual Harassment. We weren’t sure how it would do, but wanted to try it and see how our audience responded. You responded well. The DIY training kit is for someone who has th…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Aug 19, 1:00pm -
  • Thursday in the Trenches- Meet Small Business HR Leader Mary Williams
    Thursday in the Trenches has been helpful to me because I have been able to build my network of HR professionals working in small businesses. This month, I was introduced to Mary Williams, SPHR who is the Regional Manager Business Operations and HR w…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 1:00pm -
  • Learning Trends for Small Businesses
    The past two years have brought about more opportunity for me to work with clients on their employee development initiatives and I’ve learned a few things along the way. Specifically, small businesses are looking to offer more micro-learning opport…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Aug 19, 1:00pm -
  • Our Picks for the Top 5 DISRUPTHR Los Angeles Talks From the Last 3 Years
    When I moved to Los Angeles I knew that one of the first things I wanted to do was establish a DISRUPTHR chapter in the city. When I reached out about securing one I was told that Orange County was in the midst of planning their first event. I spoke…
    - 21 days ago, 31 Jul 19, 1:00pm -
  • Using Internal Influencers to Boost your Small Business Recruitment Efforts
    From a people perspective, finding top talent ranks as the most challenging task on a small business leaders plate. Ensuring a competitive compensation strategy on a limited budget, competing with companies who have been in the game much longer and s…
    - 28 days ago, 24 Jul 19, 1:00pm -

Robin Schooling Blog

  • Turnover, Retention and the Crusade to Assign “Responsibility”
    Ask most any HR Leader “what’s your biggest pain point?” and I guarantee that retention/turnover will be up there amongst the top 3 answers. Quite often this answer is partnered up with its companion “recruiting/hiring” since, of course, th…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 12:18pm -
  • People, Culture and Inclusion: #CultureFirst19
    I’m spending a few days in San Francisco at Culture Amp’s #CultureFirst19 event. The conversations (which I love!) are centered around building and nurturing company cultures that are competitive advantages. The attendees at this event are super…
    - 21 days ago, 31 Jul 19, 7:29pm -
  • Crossing the Chasm to the Future of HR
    The other day wrote about the often-times frustrating disconnect between Conference HR and Real-World HR.  Shorthand version: Conference HR is where pundits, vendors and “thought” leaders exhort us to immediately start using AI and be disrupti…
    - 23 days ago, 29 Jul 19, 11:50am -
  • “Conference” HR vs. Real-World HR
    For many years now I’ve lived simultaneously in two separate and distinct HR worlds. I’ve been fortunate to be able to travel the world attending and/or speaking at events and conferences focused on HR, Recruiting, Technology and the Future of Wo…
    - 27 days ago, 25 Jul 19, 2:50pm -
  • Walking Towards Futility: A Wellness Fail
    It seems there is nothing that brings HR professionals as much joy as rolling out tortuous physical activities for unwitting employees in the name of “Wellness.” There are companies that, in the quest to promote healthy lifestyles (aka “lower h…
    - 92 days ago, 21 May 19, 1:15pm -

HR Tech Girl

  • 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 -
  • Series: Part 2: What does a diverse workforce look like?
    If you have recently visited hrtechgirl, you may have read my post on Is Diversity delivering ROI?. This piqued my interest in all things diversity and inclusion. So this post looks at some thoughts around “What does a diverse workforce look like?…
    - 25 Sep 17, 11:26pm -
  • Fabulous, Functional and Affordable – the new age of HRIS
    Is your HRIS fabulous, functional and affordable? The HRIS market is exploding with options. In fact, a google search for HRIS might leave you with over 7 million results. Sounds overwhelming? I can understand why. But search for fabulous HRIS and yo…
    - 28 Aug 17, 10:44pm -

PeopleGoal Blog

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

The Savage Truth

  • newRecruitment unplugged (40 minute podcast)
    I enjoyed doing this 40-minute podcast with Shaun McCambridge, MD of Stellar Recruitment. If you are a recruiter, recruitment leader, recruitment owner, or even a client of recruiters, I believe there are some helpful insights. We cover a lot in 40 m…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 8:00pm -
  • Is the recruitment market slowing? The answer here…
    The questions I get asked in Australia and New Zealand, just about every day, are these; Has the market softened? Are job orders dropping off? Is there a slowdown? Well, my response is a cautious and qualified ‘yes’, but with a very clear rider.…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Aug 19, 8:30pm -
  • Sixty Savage Seconds – Behave for the job you want!
    Here’s the next “Sixty Savage Seconds” from The Savage Truth A one minute video of the best ideas, tips and tactics for recruiters… sixty seconds to make you think. This Sixty Savage Seconds is titled ‘Behave for the job you want!’. Let…
    - 16 days ago, 5 Aug 19, 8:11pm -
  • Great recruiters are right under your nose
    I know where you can hire great recruiters, and virtually no one else is looking there. This is not a lecture. This is an eye-opener that slowly dawned on me. And it needs to become apparent to owners and managers of recruitment companies. Those same…
    - 30 days ago, 22 Jul 19, 8:38pm -
  • Sixty Savage Seconds – How Many of Your Recruiters Would You Rehire?
    Here’s the next “Sixty Savage Seconds” from The Savage Truth A one minute video of the best ideas, tips and tactics for recruiters… sixty seconds to make you think. This Sixty Savage Seconds is titled ‘How Many Of Your Recruiters Would You…
    - 37 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 8:00pm -
  • How to crush your credibility as a leader in 5 seconds. And you do it!
    This is how you destroy your credibility as a leader. Lose respect. And undermine motivation. And we are all guilty of this — me for sure. You too. It’s the one leadership trait that will erode trust and destroy morale. Please don’t do it. (2 m…
    - 44 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 8:10pm -

HR Ringleader

  • 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…
    - 44 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 2:10pm -
  • Time Out: Are You Living Well?
    As I write this, I am enjoying some time outdoors. It’s in these quiet, alone moments that I reflect on who I am, where I am, and choices I make. Although I still have so much to learn, I have reached the point I no Read More ...
    - 65 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 2:04pm -
  • Busting HR Technology Implementation Myths
    Have you ever been tasked with making a technology selection for your organization, then leading that implementation? For many HR leaders, this scenario plays out at some point in their career. I’ve long said that this is not something that HR prof…
    - 31 Mar 19, 11:01pm -
  • The Root of the Productivity Gap
    For as long as I can remember, organizations have been trying to find ways to increase the productivity of employees.  A number of tactics have been used including measurement and tracking, incentives, engagement plans, self-imposed targets and mor…
    - 20 Mar 19, 1:00pm -
  • How Optimizing Staff Scheduling Benefits Your Organization
    Inside fast-paced workplaces, many leaders are challenged with optimizing staff scheduling. While there are still companies managing staff scheduling manually, most are using automated staff scheduling solutions. While there are many reasons for the…
    - 4 Mar 19, 12:00pm -

People Equation

  • newTurn 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…
    - 3 days ago, 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…
    - 44 days ago, 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…
    - 92 days ago, 22 May 19, 10:30am -
  • People Equation Named Top 25 HR Blog for 2019
    So here’s a fun tidbit I just learned – BambooHR recently named The People Equation blog a Top 25 HR blog for 2019 in the “management” category. They wrote, “Jennifer V. Miller has centered her career on the people elements of business and…
    - 94 days ago, 20 May 19, 10:30am -
  • Lessons from the Farm Book Review
    I grew up in a farming community along the shores of Lake Michigan in the American Midwest. My grandparents were farmers. And although my folks didn’t farm, I spent a fair amount of time on my Grandpa V’s farm. Especially the summer of my 13th ye…
    - 8 May 19, 10:30am -
  • Stand Up-Sit Down Meeting Energizer
    If you’ve ever hosted a day-long meeting or workshop, you know that even the best gatherings sometimes experience a dip in energy.  To reboot the vigor in the conference room, here’s a quick and easy  meeting energizer that helps revitalize peo…
    - 22 Apr 19, 10:30am -

The Tim Sackett Project

  • new5 Tips for Displaying Company Culture During the Hiring Process
    So, why is company culture important? We inherently understand why a company’s culture is valuable, sure. It sets up the rules, procedures and best practices for a place where you spend 40-50 hours a week, and it guides employees on how to make dec…
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Aug 19, 12:55pm -
  • newLeaders Secretly Hate Succession Planning!
    Do you want to know what you’ll never hear anyone on your leadership team say publicly? Well, let me stop before I get started, because there are probably a ton of things leaders will say behind closed doors, off the record, and then open the door…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Aug 19, 12:55pm -
  • newJust do some HR today!
    If you’re highly active in HR and Talent Acquisition in the social space (read: blogs, sites, pod/videocasts, webinars, conferences, Facebook, Twitter, etc.), you might be caught up in this mindset that what you’re doing is not what you should be…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 12:55pm -
  • Bad is Stronger than Good in HR!
    I spoke at a conference recently and one of the things that came up during my presentation was a conversation around “Must Do Moves”.  Must do moves are those things in your organization that you grab a hold of, as an HR leader, and make sure th…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 12:55pm -
  • DisruptHR Detroit 3.0 – Limited Tickets On Sale Now!
    DisruptHR Detroit is coming back to Downtown Detroit on September 19th from 5:30-8: 30 pm. Once again we want to give a big shout out to Quicken Loans and the HR and TA teams of Quicken Loans for hosting this great event onsite at The Madison! We cha…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 12:55pm -
  • Your Weekly Dose of HR Tech: @Eightfoldai – AI Powered Talent Intelligence Platform
    Today on the Weekly Dose I take a look at Eightfold. Eightfold.ai is a recruiting technology that kind of is hard to define, like many of the new AI-driven technologies within the TA space right now. Eightfold does automated matching of candidates to…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Aug 19, 12:55pm -

HR Cloud

Women of HR

  • Is your company recognizing “Her” enough?
    “She needs your respect, not your comfort. Needs your support, not your sweet words. Girls with dreams become women with vision. All she needs is the freedom to create her own world.”   ~ Bithika Halder     Let’s be honest! Talking about gen…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Jul 19, 12:00pm -
  • Three Ways to Improve Your Employee Engagement Plan Right Now
    Employee engagement is top-of-mind in our HR industry. As the tight job market continues, retention is equally as important as recruitment. Employers are focusing on ways to better engage workers who might otherwise go elsewhere seeking what they per…
    - 29 days ago, 23 Jul 19, 12:00pm -
  • Building Organizations Worthy of Our People #WorkHuman 2019
    I recently had the honor and privilege of attending the Workhuman conference for my fourth year in a row.  That’s four out of five years for me.  I missed the first year, but only because I didn’t know about the event until it was already happe…
    - 3 Apr 19, 12:00pm -
  • How to Excel as a Young Woman Entering the Workforce Today
    Today, most Americans consider women just as capable of leadership as men. Despite this, there are still a number of barriers that women have to navigate when they strive to advance their career. The glass ceiling continues to be a very real issue, p…
    - 5 Feb 19, 12:00pm -
  • The “Great Culture” Fallacy
    Organizational Culture. No doubt, it’s a hot topic among HR professionals and business leaders alike.  In a time when the competition for great talent continues to heat up, most seem to agree that having a great company culture is certainly a comp…
    - 29 Jan 19, 12:00pm -
  • Is Perfectionism Required to Be Successful?
    In a business world often still very male dominated, being a woman can be a challenge. How do women manage the challenges and strive to be successful? Often, it’s by trying to be perfect. We’re taught by culture that perfectionism is supposed to…
    - 23 Oct 18, 11:00am -

HR Examiner

  • newHRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #335: Andrew Marritt, Founder & CEO, OrganizationView
    John Sumser speaks with Andrew Marritt, the Founder of OrganizationView, one of the earliest European People Analytics practices now specializing in workforce text analytics with their Workometry service. A hands-on data scientist he learnt to progra…
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Aug 19, 4:27pm -
  • newFiddling While Rome Burns
    “Nero is a role model for doing the exact wrong thing at the exact wrong time. The HR profession is focused on doing the old stuff better. Without much debate, HR is moving to perfect its 20th-century mission and mostly ignoring its 21st Century ob…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Aug 19, 10:25pm -
  • newLearn By Mistake
    “It’s okay to fall down, screw up, make mistakes, and figure it out by doing it wrong. Transformation is a process. It usually isn’t pretty. You will always be learning something new, and screwing up while you do.” - Heather Bussing
    - 2 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 1:38pm -
  • HRExaminer v10.33
    Doug Shaw writes, “Change can be hard, and the process of exploring how we do things differently needs to acknowledge this, seeking clarity and inclusion as ways of engaging people in the process.” The Language of Change: Who Is It For?…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 4:00pm -
  • HR Tech Weekly: Episode #230: Stacey Harris and John Sumser
    John’s A.I. FlyWheel, Sierra-Cedar Survey Updates, ADP Advertising Services, Guidespark, Virgin Pulse, and Limeade, Perceptyx Receives Investment from TCV, Lowe’s Spent Billions On Share Buybacks and Zero On Severance For Laid-Off Workers, and Go…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 11:30am -
  • Performance Ratings are Harmful
    “Performance ratings have overstayed their welcome. It’s time to put them in their proper place— as a relic of traditional management that proved to be more harmful than helpful.” – Jason Lauritsen
    - 6 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 6:57pm -

Minnesota Headhunter

  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Summer 2019 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. NEWS… check out our regions new talent.…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 5:50pm -
  • 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 - Summer 2019 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. NEWS… check out our regions new talent.…
    - 21 days ago, 31 Jul 19, 1:17pm -
  • 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 - Summer 2019 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. NEWS… check out our regions new talent.…
    - 37 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 4:14pm -
  • Survey: Minnesota #7 Top State for Business
    CNBC released their America’s Top States For Doing Business and Minnesota comes in at #7. Minnesota has done very well in recent years: #6 2018 #3 2017 #4 2016 #1 2015 #15 2013 Here is how we did: ‘19 –...
    - 42 days ago, 10 Jul 19, 8:11pm -
  • 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 - Summer 2019 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. NEWS… check out our regions new talent.…
    - 42 days ago, 10 Jul 19, 6:54pm -
  • Paul DeBettignies To Speak At Social Media Breakfast Minneapolis St Paul #120
    That sounds like a formal headline… this is me taking my own advice and example of the kind I will be giving in a couple of weeks at SMBMSP focusing in part on our personal digital profiles. I bumped into...
    - 44 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 7:52pm -

Fistful of Talent

  • newShould We Retire the Term “Full-Time” Position?
    As I survey the employee/employer relationship landscape, I really never see a great story. Oh, sure, there are good “anecdotes” here and there of some company (typically privately held, startup-mentality, uber-cool) doing something unique and in…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Aug 19, 4:45pm -
  • newAlways in Beta
    One of my clients refers to itself as “always under construction”…that’s another way of saying you’re always in Beta… This has been their tagline for close to twenty years and they truly are always under construction in every way they app…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Aug 19, 12:21pm -
  • newPaid Family Leave is a No-Brainer
    As you begin reading this article, imagine a place where babies are born into the world by mothers and fathers that might want to spend a little bit of time with the newborn.  Just a few weeks though, nothing wild.  Crazy, right?  You would think…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 12:32pm -
  • How About a Designer In the HR Department?
    How HR Professionals Can Use Design Thinking To Transform Their Company and Career A few years ago I found the world’s cutest mug. It had a little pug on the front, was large and perfect for drinking tea on a cozy Sunday. It was about 10 minutes af…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 12:15pm -
  • Great Leaders Embrace Traits of An Adventurer
    I’m in Iceland as I am writing this, so naturally, adventure is on my mind. Anyone who has visited Iceland will tell you it’s unlike any trip they’ve ever taken. One day you are in the middle of a lush, green field leading to a massive waterfal…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 12:49pm -
  • Prepare For Your Amazon Interview with this Airbnb Experience
    Let’s say you’re eyeing that Director-level position at Amazon. You’ve read the culture takedown pieces and understand that you might be walking into an…ugh…aggressive workplace. Still, you know that 3-5 years at Amazon is money in the bank…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 4:40pm -

Josh Bersin Blog

  • Focus On Harassment, Diversity, And Inclusion At Work: New Tools Now Here To Help
    I don’t need to remind you of the importance of diversity, inclusion, and fair treatment at work. Not only has the #metoo movement made HR and business leaders take notice, the problem seems to...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 19, 2:20pm -
  • Update On HR In India: One Of The World’s Fastest Growing Economies
    I just returned from a trip to India, one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. While the actual numbers are being adjusted, India is growing at almost twice the rate of the US, and is...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Serv…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Aug 19, 9:23pm -
  • HR In The Age Of AI: Lots Of Change Ahead
    Over the last few months, I’ve talked with dozens of HR leaders about their talent challenges and the need to transform HR. Companies are redesigning roles and reskilling teams, working to...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Serv…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Jul 19, 8:58pm -
  • The Company As A Talent Network: Unilever and Schneider Electric Show The Way
    Over the last ten years, we’ve seen a lot of digital business disruption. Amazon disrupted Wal-Mart. PayPal disrupted Visa. Tesla disrupted GM and Ford. And Facebook and Google disrupted just...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory S…
    - 35 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 3:10pm -
  • Are We Really Getting Value From All The HR Software We Buy?
    The HR technology market is clearly on fire. As I described in the report HR Technology Disruptions 2019, more than $2 billion of Venture Capital and other equity was invested in the market last...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory…
    - 38 days ago, 14 Jul 19, 4:22pm -
  • Why Leadership Development Feels Broken: And How We’re Fixing It
    The market for leadership development solutions is enormous: more than $14 billion is spent by corporations and there are more than 70,000 books and videos on the topic. When we ask companies about...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Adviso…
    - 45 days ago, 7 Jul 19, 7:29pm -

Your HR Buddy

  • newHow to be a Robot-Proof Recruiter
    Automation, AI, Chatbot, Augmented Reality…Disruptions are good to make us efficient but when it comes to building human connections we need people. While technology helps us advance what we do, how do we treat our job applicants better in the recr…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 12:23pm -
  • How to Launch an Employee Value Proposition
    HARMAN International has recently launched their (EVP) Employee Value Proposition -‘ Our Talent Connects the World’. Bring an EVP to life takes months of strategic planning, collaborate cross-functionally, be agile and bring the storytellers toge…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Aug 19, 12:40am -
  • How to create content that connects with candidates
    If you are in recruitment you would know by now that a post and pray approach won’t work at all to attract the right candidates to your job. You need to be thoughtful when you write job postings in order to connect to the job seekers and most often…
    - 16 days ago, 5 Aug 19, 11:51am -
  • Employer Brand – How to get it right? #LinkedInLive with James Ellis
    Building a successful Employer Brand involves having the right strategy in place, partnering with the right stakeholders, figuring out the right messaging and empowering your employees.    But many employers are unknowingly focusing on the wrong th…
    - 25 days ago, 28 Jul 19, 11:00am -
  • The Future of Employer Branding – #LinkedInLive with Craig Fisher
    Talent is the key competitive advantage that an employer will have today and in the future. Employers who realized that have taken their employer branding and talent attraction strategies to the next level. Be it building their Employer Value Proposi…
    - 30 days ago, 22 Jul 19, 11:48am -
  • Nisha Raghavan #LinkedInLive show
    Hello everyone! After two years of a sabbatical from blogging, I have decided to come back. Yes, I am going to write again.   I must say, it wasn’t easy to take a long break from a platform where you all have given me so much support and encourag…
    - 30 days ago, 22 Jul 19, 11:30am -

HR Gazette

  • newThree Things to Look For When Hiring College Graduates
    Hiring College Graduates Tips As graduation season comes and goes, a new class of young professionals has recently entered the job market. Research shows that in 2018, over 2,250,000 people received their first undergraduate degree, leaving today’s…
    - 12 hours ago, 21 Aug 19, 11:25am -
  • newHow Engaging Employees Leads to a Winning Culture
    Having a winning workplace culture is now, more than ever, vital to having a successful business. With increased transparency about what it’s actually like to work somewhere (think Glassdoor, other review sites), workplace culture isn’t just an H…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Aug 19, 12:22pm -
  • newWhy Generations Differ Over Perceptions of Office Technology
    Generational Ideas of Office Technology Quality How you perceive the quality of technology in your office depends on your age, research suggests. A recent survey commissioned by power module manufacturer CMD found that young people are generally more…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Aug 19, 12:14pm -
  • newHRchat Podcast Interview: Successful Corporate Recruitment with Jesse Ryan, High Road Human Capital
    In episode 113 of the HRchat show, Bill Banham interviews Jesse Ryan about ways to hone your hiring. Jesse is Founder of High Road Human Capital, a Veteran Owned – Diversity Supplier.  In addition to leading the company, Jesse’s role is to seek…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Aug 19, 10:30am -
  • newWhat is Candidate Experience and How Can it Impact Your Company?
    How Candidate Experience Impacts Company Success When people are applying for jobs, they are hoping that their CV and cover letter set them apart from the rest of the applicants. But, they aren’t the only ones who need to prove themselves during th…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 4:22pm -
  • newHow to Boost the Ability of Your HR Department
    The Human Resources department is the glue that holds companies together as they handle many things from harassment to the hiring process to questions about benefits. This means that they hold the key to the difference between a business thriving or…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 12:07pm -

Everyday People

  • newGet Off the Wall !!
    I mentioned last week that I was able to take in the amazing Burning Man art exhibit touring in Cincinnati. It was a great reminder that I need to remember to release my inner HR bohemian more often. The images of the event’s attendees show people…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 1:07am -
  • Read the Signs !!
    Recently my wife and I went to the fabulous Cincinnati Art Museum to see the traveling Burning Man exhibit. It was incredible !! The different art pieces and memorabilia brought out my inner bohemian. The whole event is not for those who want to just…
    - 10 days ago, 11 Aug 19, 11:26pm -
  • No Words
    Sunday night is when I sit down to pen my weekly blog. Usually, the words flow easily and I can put something together relatively quickly. If you don’t know, I am an extremely positive person 90% of the time. It’s natural and genuine. Honestly, i…
    - 17 days ago, 4 Aug 19, 11:19pm -
  • Arise !!
    As an HR professional, you’re in one of the most emotionally demanding professions around. That’s the case because you are bombarded by the various emotions of every person you encounter throughout your day. This isn’t bad. It’s just a fact.…
    - 24 days ago, 29 Jul 19, 12:55am -
  • Sandwiched !!
    This past weekend I was fortunate enough to drive two hours north of my house with my wife to visit my parents – Connie and Don Fleming. Of course, this also meant that I was able to return to Ada, Ohio (center of the universe.) I spent the day cle…
    - 31 days ago, 21 Jul 19, 11:14pm -
  • Age is Just a Concept !!
    When do we start complaining about our age? Is there a certain birthday that sends us over the edge and make us feel that we’re deteriorating more than we are living? Is it different for different people? I’ll admit that when I get up from the co…
    - 38 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 12:41am -

Workplace Diva

  • Buying the office snacks and supplies can be a thankless job
    Congratulations! Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to buy the snacks and office supplies for your office.The problem is, no one at work has made an executive decision about what to buy, exactly. Your mission, therefore, is to "just"…
    - 60 days ago, 22 Jun 19, 8:06pm -
  • When coworkers keep asking for favors they never return
    Something has come up, and you ask a coworker for a small favor. You hate to ask, but this coworker has asked you repeatedly for favors and you have always obliged. This coworker will be happy to return the favor, right?You are very surprised when th…
    - 61 days ago, 21 Jun 19, 5:37pm -
  • A wrinkle in time: Is #TooOld the next #MeToo?
    Sexual harassment has been outed on Twitter, thanks to #MeToo. But another movement is primed, plumped and patiently waiting to have its moment in the social media sun: age discrimination.If you have ever felt like you weren't hired or promoted becau…
    - 62 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 2:54pm -
  • Study finds employers tend to hire liars for certain jobs
    Do you work with a liar? Well, that liar might be in the job on purpose. New research finds employers can be attracted to hiring those among us who have a sketchy relationship with the truth for certain occupations!Researchers at the University of Ch…
    - 69 days ago, 13 Jun 19, 2:43pm -
  • A boss's bad reaction to employees' ideas can kill any future ideas
    Do you offer your ideas freely at work? If you have grown reluctant to share your thoughts in meetings, then you might be interested in new research that finds managers could be stifling innovation simply in the way they reject employees' ideas!When…
    - 70 days ago, 12 Jun 19, 5:38pm -
  • Let's bag on the new hire who just bought a designer purse
    A stay-at-home neighbor has recently gone back to work (outside the home) now that the kids are in school. How do you know? Well, she probably told you about it, but she might have another way of announcing her re-entry into the paid workforce: the d…
    - 71 days ago, 11 Jun 19, 2:25pm -

Corn on the Job

  • newLifelong Jobs With Worldwide Opportunities
    Most of the roles that people slip into are not long term. Instead, they’re easy roles to pick up, easy interview processes, and generally easy to settle down into. The people you work with will most likely be the support system you need to get you…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 1:13pm -
  • Nailing Your Job Interview
    When you finally land a job interview, you are already way ahead of a lot of applicants. But you should always remember, your impression is really going to count here. Someone might be more qualified – but not a good fit, or less qualified but with…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 7:45pm -
  • Dallas Staffing Services for Your Company
    Staffing services became a thing in the United States after the Second World War. From the 1940s, the merits of hiring temporary labor made the industry thrive, as many business owners saw their use as a more preferable option to employing permanent…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Aug 19, 1:08pm -
  • 5 Ways To Spruce Up Your Office
    Running a business is a big job, but the bigger task is keeping clients and employees impressed. You want people to walk into your office and feel like you can be confident about the space that you offer to others. You also have to ensure that your o…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Aug 19, 12:03pm -
  • What Makes A Job Difficult To Succeed In?
    There’s a lot of difficult jobs out there, in each and every sector of the working world. Even just sitting at a desk for most of the day, shooting off emails and swinging your legs, can take a toll on the human brain and body. After all, we’re m…
    - 35 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 11:20pm -
  • What should you look for in collaboration software?
    What should you look for in collaboration software? Collaboration software is necessary whether you are working with teams scattered around the world, have a large number of people working from home, or value your team’s productivity. The question…
    - 41 days ago, 11 Jul 19, 2:45pm -

Texas Strategic HR

The HR Blog

The HR Capitalist

Unbridled Talent

  • Success, Leading To Win and Faith with Eric Peoples
    What you feed will live and what you starve will die – the same principle applies to leadership. If you want to be a great leader, you have to feed your fire to serve and inspire. Today, Jennifer and Eric to talk about success, leadership, and coac…
    - 4 Oct 18, 1:00pm -
  • Finding Your Voice and Telling Your Story with Val Brown
    Whether you’re thrilled or terrified to talk about your story, it’s important to remember that everyone has something unique to share with the world – one that’s meaningful and inspiring. But how do you tell your story without compromising yo…
    - 27 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • From Felon to Entrepreneur and Impact Maker with Adam Martin
    What if we were all given an unlimited amount of grace despite our shortcomings? Adam Martin is the Founder of F5 Project, an organization that provides job and housing opportunities to felons leaving the prison system so they can have a sense of pur…
    - 6 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • Bringing Clarity and New Practices to Diversity and Inclusion with Joe Gerstandt
    Joe Gerstandt isn’t just a straight white dad with tons of tattoos. He’s also an expert on diversity and inclusion who has trained leaders at Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, the government, and more. He also speaks on how each of us can becom…
    - 30 Aug 18, 1:00pm -
  • 6 Ways to Share Your Personal Brand with the World
    Communicating your personal brand doesn’t have to be complicated. Your next step is often right under your nose! This episode concludes Jennifer’s three part series on personal branding, and she shares 6 ways that you can do to begin sharing your…
    - 23 Aug 18, 1:00pm -
  • Taking Your Personal Brand to the Next Level with Jennifer McClure
    In the words of Sally Hogshead, “Different is better than better.” In the second part of a 3-part series on personal branding, Jennifer shares some tools, strategies and exercises from her Personal Brand Worksheet that you can use to discover whe…
    - 16 Aug 18, 1:00pm -

True Faith HR

  • 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.   …
    - 44 days ago, 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…
    - 47 days ago, 5 Jul 19, 2:11pm -
  • Was There Ever A Golden Age of Conversation?
    The Killeen Chair of Theology and Philosophy Lecture Series kicked off its theme of "Technology and Community"with Dr. Carol Bruess discussing "Our Love-Affair With Technology: Some (Inconvenient) Truths."Given the topic, it was not surprising to hea…
    - 28 Sep 18, 1:57pm -
  • True Faith #HR Replay: Why HR Should Care About The @NBASummerLeague #8ManRotation
    I'm heading to Las Vegas today and meeting up with the whole (?) 8 Man Rotation folk (Kris Dunn, Steve Boese, Tim Sackett, and, possibly Lance Haun) to take in a couple days of NBA Summer League action.  Worth revisiting this July 2013 post.  If…
    - 8 Jul 18, 5:53pm -
  • How Expensive Will #SHRM19 Hotels Be?
    While the SHRM Annual Conference just ended, the SHRM Housing Office gave attendees a sneak peek into the prices for the 2019 Conference being held in Las Vegas, June 23-26.  You, too, can make your early reservation for next year's conference (…
    - 21 Jun 18, 2:39pm -
  • True Faith #HR Rewind: The MBTI of Easter
    Originally posted March 27, 2016 While some believe there are 16 distinct personality types based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), I've long held there are 16 distinct personality types based on Easter candy preference...the ECTI.  The…
    - 28 Mar 18, 1:00pm -

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

  • newForget Work-Life Balance. Try this Instead
    Work-life balance is an elusive dream that lots of companies and people ask for. Companies declare that they offer a great work-life balance and people aim for short commutes and telecommuting to have a great work-life balance. There’s a problem,…
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Aug 19, 12:29pm -
  • newMoving Up to a Coworking Space
    When your organization is small enough and the work can be done remotely, it might not seem worth dragging your employees to one central location — especially considering the cost of leasing a private office. And, conveniently, employees generally…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Aug 19, 10:31am -
  • 15 Crazy True Day-in-the-Life Stories from Real HR Managers
    Earlier this week, I shared some stories about what real HR looks like. Human Resources deal with people and people will always have new problems. I shared the article on LinkedIn and Facebook and I got more new stories.  If you’re an HR pers…
    - 5 days ago, 17 Aug 19, 11:00am -
  • What Real HR Looks Like
    If you go to an HR conference or read articles about human resources (even the ones that I’ve written) you might get the idea that HR is full of exciting planning meetings, coaching managers, and designing strategy for succession planning. And that…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 10:51am -
  • Do You Have to Give a Wedding Present to a Co-Worker You Don’t Like?
    I got very unexpectedly invited to the wedding of a colleague who has been giving me the cold shoulder for over a year. No matter how many times I say good morning to her, she just ignores me. She is the girl who gets away with anything with the admi…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 10:04am -
  • The Department of Labor Just Announced New Protections for Parents of Special Needs Children
    If you have a child with learning or physical disabilities, you’re probably familiar with IEPs–Individual Education Plans. The Department of Labor just released an opinion letter that says that IEP meetings are covered under FMLA and that any s…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Aug 19, 10:15am -

Total Picture Radio

Fishdogs

  • 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 -
  • Building An Effective Employee Referral Program
    Your best source for job candidates? Employees. CA Technologies’ Craig Fisher outlines the do’s and don’ts for building an employee referral program. Why should getting employee referrals be part of your recruiting strategy? “They tend to h…
    - 17 Oct 16, 11:46am -

Cost of Work

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

The Buzz on HR

UnderCover Recruiter

  • newGive us an Example of a Recruiter Which Uses Social Media Well?
    With all things in life, some people do some things better than others. But there are those who are head and shoulders above the rest of us. The same goes for using social media for recruitment. Our panel shares their insights on which company they t…
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Aug 19, 4:05pm -
  • newWhy Life Skills Are Also Needed
    I have often written about the skills, attributes, and experience that a recruiter should ideally possess to be successful however I wanted to take the opportunity to recommend the other aspects of your life you should also focus on if you want to en…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Aug 19, 4:03pm -
  • newCould You be Doing More to Promote Employee Development?
    Research carried out by financial services firm the MPA Group has found that a quarter of office workers invest no time at all in professional development and learning new skills.  For some that will be a personal choice, but for many more, it will…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 4:07pm -
  • Prepare Your Organization for The 100 Year Life
    Today we’ll be talking with Emma Birchall, Director at Hot Spots Movement. It’s all about preparing your organization to attract and develop talent in a context where people have longer life expectancy than prior generations and technology has ch…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 19, 2:59pm -
  • How You Can Get Better at Delegating
    Nobody can do everything all by themselves. One of the key skills of any great leader is having the ability to know when to pass your work onto someone else who can get it done, which is, of course, called delegating. Any manager who can’t delegate…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Aug 19, 4:08pm -
  • Science of Attraction: How to Source and Retain Top Talent in STEM
    It’s no secret that the UK is falling behind the rest of the world when it comes to encouraging students to not only study but to pursue a career within some STEM subjects. The skills shortages within the life science and chemistry-specific related…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 4:03pm -

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

  • Red Rover, Red Rover…Whose Side Are You On Now?
    Red Rover Red Rover, send Heather right over!  Oh, how I loved that game when I was a kid. The objective, of course, is to get everyone on your side. Regardless of which side you started on, you defended your current side feverishly with your teamma…
    - 42 days ago, 10 Jul 19, 1:00pm -
  • Read This Before You Send Your Daughters Into The Workforce
    Each year we send our daughters (and sons) into the workforce with pride and glee. Although that first job is a great induction to independence, compensation, and adulting – it can also be a young person’s first brush with sexual harassment, disc…
    - 44 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 1:00pm -
  • Variations of TRANSformation
    Until a few years ago, I knew nothing about transgender people. Then one night in my law school class a student told a story about going to the veteran’s hall to meet some of his buddies he had served in the military with. They were sitting around…
    - 56 days ago, 26 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • The Fundamentals of Mentorship
    “Every mentorship has its ebbs and flows. When there isn’t a Goldilocks amount of work to do — Mentees often become bored in the program.” – Phidelia Johnson All of us should occasionally ask ourselves whether we are managing our careers or…
    - 58 days ago, 24 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • If You Think You Are Such A Great Leader, Why Don’t You Just Ask?
    It boggles my mind how common sense is not so common these days.  So-called experts and leaders, like me, can write articles, hosts podcasts, author books, and give speeches to hiring managers and human resources professionals all over the country,…
    - 77 days ago, 5 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • Your Duplicitous Nature Is Showing
    I don’t remember much from kindergarten other than a cute boy named Tide. I do, however, remember my teacher. More specifically, I remember she used the word, “kind” a lot. She’d put the word into questions: “Heather, was it kind of you to…
    - 79 days ago, 3 Jun 19, 1:00pm -

HackerRank Blog

  • Connecting Global Tech Ecosystems: Andela Shines a Light on Africa’s Developer Talent
    This is the 14th episode of HackerRank Radio, a podcast for engineering leaders interested in solving developers’ toughest problems today: Hiring the right developers. Hosted by Vivek Ravisankar (CEO & Co-founder, HackerRank). You can subscribe to…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Aug 19, 4:46pm -
  • Which Universities Have the Strongest Developers in the World?
    We analyzed 1,457,000 student interviews to identify the trends and influences driving university recruitment across the world. Which university’s students are the strongest in key developer skills and why?  How we evaluated student skills To bett…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Aug 19, 12:30pm -
  • New CodePair Features: CodeScreen-CodePair Integration, REPL Support, & More
    HackerRank CodePair helps organizations conduct effective technical interviews any time, anywhere, in a real, interactive coding environment. HackerRank customers use CodePair to evaluate candidates’ coding skills, problem solving approach, and com…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Aug 19, 1:00pm -
  • Diversity in Tech – How to Design a Hiring Process That Limits Bias
      Today, 77% of companies agree that D&I is important to their company and want to establish diversity in tech. It’s the right thing to do, provides a competitive advantage, optimizes a company’s overall performance and raises revenue. The data…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Aug 19, 8:29pm -
  • 7 Takeaways from Lou Adler and the LAX Tech Recruit Conference
    Lou Adler moderating the Talent Acquisition Leaders Panel with Molly Sigworth of FabFitFun, Lyndal Larkin of NEXT Trucking, Ashley Lundquist of TeleSign, and Greg Toroosian of Sweetgreen. Being a recruiter has instilled a strong sense of responsibili…
    - 23 days ago, 29 Jul 19, 9:54pm -
  • Wish Improves Hiring Process by 96%
    Wish is a mobile e-commerce platform that streamlines the transaction process between buyers and sellers. Their mission is to provide everyone access to the most affordable and convenient shopping experience on the planet. Wish supports 500,000 merch…
    - 27 days ago, 25 Jul 19, 4:37pm -

Ohio Employment Law Blog

  • Supercharge and Protect your Podcast Feeds
    Announcing Procaster by FeedBlitz Built for professional podcasters, Procaster extends FeedBlitz’s established RSS feed service, enabling power publishers to: ● Keep thousands of episodes live with extra RSS feed capacity● Securely deliver prem…
    - 98 days ago, 15 May 19, 3:11pm -
  • How to Take Your RSS to Email from Meh to Yeah!
    RSS to Email is a form of email automation that uses a feature almost every website has, though for some it’s a hidden feature: the RSS Feed. Utilizing the RSS Feed, you can send automatic emails to notify your subscribers of changes to your site,…
    - 5 Apr 19, 2:16pm -
  • Getting Started with A/B Testing Your Emails
    A big part of email marketing – of all marketing – is finding out what works best for your brand and audience. For those just starting on our email platform or those who are looking to change up how they make their emails, it can be stressful to…
    - 4 Mar 19, 5:58pm -
  • Should You Use Gifs in Your Emails?
    On websites, social media, and even messaging apps, animations are everywhere. Why not have them in your mailings as well? Marketing is all about capturing interest and gifs can be another tool in your arsenal. If a picture says a thousand words, wha…
    - 20 Feb 19, 9:00pm -
  • 5 Ways to Target and Shape Your Mailings with Groups
    Sending targeted mailings to your subscribers is one of the most successful ways to boost open rates, click throughs, and social shares. You’re sending content created specifically for those subscribers, using their owwn language, and based off the…
    - 14 Feb 19, 5:52pm -
  • 4 Useful Ways to Segment Your Subscriber List
    It’s important to not only have a subscriber list, but to understand it and make the most of it. What content brings in users? Why do certain users engage more than others? Who is under-engaged on this list, and how do you reach them? Cue segmentat…
    - 30 Jan 19, 8:19pm -

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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
    - 21 Feb 14, 1:15am -
  • #trulondon 9 – Feb 26’th – All new line up

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Musings From Sussex

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

Take It Personel-ly

  • newTips on How to Maximize Space in Your Kitchen
    Organizing your stuff with limited and minimal space is kind of distressing. Kitchen is one of the essential parts of a home because this place is where you cook hearty and delicious meals. This is also a place where you can unwind and relax, especia…
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  • newHow to Prioritize Your Health As a Working Woman
    Balancing a busy schedule and making time for your health is definitely a juggling act. However, with a few minor changes to your routine, you have the power to reset your lifestyle to make room for healthy habits. If you feel stressed, tired, or sim…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Aug 19, 10:20am -
  • newHow to Build a Brand Partnership
    Whether you’re looking to expand your market, generate more revenue, or make your customers happier – partnering with another brand or company can be a powerful tool to boost your sales and grow your business. You’ve seen how successful partner…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Aug 19, 9:48am -
  • newUnderstanding the Difference between Commercial and Advertising Photography
    Photography and advertising have long been linked with one another. Photography helps to connect with the audience and develop emotional bonds. An image speaks authentically and impacts a component of collective humanity. Fortunately, today’s digit…
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  • 6 Things to Consider for Great Packaging
    You only have one shot when it comes to making a first impression. Whether it is a job interview, date, or social event, the initial meet and greet is important. The same applies to any business. When someone purchases your product, especially online…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 3:51pm -
  • Who Is This Guy Snooze?
    There are no discoverable historical records about Doctor Snooze, but we do see evidence of his influence. His name is emblazoned on every alarm clock and smartphone in the world. Whoever he was, the damage done by his philosophy of instant gratifica…
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  • Awareness of Time Usage and Personal Decision Making
    There are two truisms not usually put together that seem to make perfect sense when accidental usage brings them together. Peter Drucker’s quote, “Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed,” is one of th…
    - 10 Jul 18, 3:03pm -
  • Lies About Multitasking In Resumes and Jobs
    Most people take pride in calling themselves multitaskers. Like other motherhood and apple pie topics, it has become a badge of honor to lay claim to the ability to do it even though there is not much proof that it works or even that it exists. Emplo…
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  • The Burn-out Culture of Too Muchism
    “Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly.” – Plato   Plato’s comments regarding multitasking were probably meant to be instructive to his followers. We can assume that the point of this lesson was to…
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  • Personal Branding May Not Be What You Think It Is
    People are making a career out of that personal branding bandwagon that may have seen better days. There are multiple examples of selling the idea and products associated with personal branding. We have massaged and smithed this buzzword of years ago…
    - 20 Jun 18, 3:08pm -

No Excuses HR

  • No Bold Tactics
    Let's be clear about something right away. Busy does not equal effective. Everyone is busy...or make themselves 'busy.' I see it all the time. Leaders who want to over share how hectic their days are...so full of things to do...and important executiv…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Aug 19, 2:03pm -
  • Outlive the Hand
    "What's the most important contribution that you've made to your organization?"Let that sink in for a minute.Now take that question a step further. "What will your most important contribution to your organization be after you've left?"Whoa.Trains Run…
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  • The Power of Community in Your Success
    I've been thinking a lot about the role "community" plays in my life. It's a term that gets thrown around so much that I wonder if anyone has internalized a definition for themselves and embraced it?The deeper I've gone into my own communities, the m…
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  • What's Your Message?
    We all send a message. Whether it's in the words we choose to say, the decisions we make, the risks we take, the way we choose to behave or the culture we promote in our organizations...we all send a message.What message do you send? What would those…
    - 42 days ago, 10 Jul 19, 7:54pm -
  • Downshift
    Hey friends...I'm back from an incredible week away with my sons. I'm blessed beyond words to be able to have fun as well as to experience wild moments with them (literally...think sharks!)TimeAs my children become adults, it is increasingly clear to…
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  • I Grind Harder Than You
    I've spent lots of time over the years pushing myself. that ridiculous "inbox zero" goal...the perceived need to be the first one in the office and the last to leave...the email sessions over the weekend to stay on top of every single thing in the u…
    - 70 days ago, 12 Jun 19, 1:38pm -

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…
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HR Remix

  • Don’t Let Someone Else Tell Your Story
    New leaders have a short amount of time to tell their story. Leaders are brought in under a number of circumstances – sometimes its a simple transition from one job to the next and other times its because something needs to be “fixed.” Regardle…
    - 4 Mar 19, 12:01pm -
  • Save Your Sanity This Year
    For many of us its goal setting time and that means some of us will get overly ambitious and set close-to-impossible goals for this new year (its possible I have experience in this area). Most of us don’t set these goals because we want to fail. Mo…
    - 5 Feb 19, 11:30am -
  • Why I Write & Speak Outside of Work
    A few weeks ago I spoke at Disrupt HR Detroit about how to make work suck less. It was 5 minutes, 20 slides and a little nerve wracking but I left exhilarated – I challenged myself, met new people and learned a lot. Did my company pay me to go ther…
    - 15 Oct 18, 11:45am -
  • How Do We Get the Important Work Done?
    In our last two posts we talked about how organizations play a big role in helping people focus on the important work; the work that moves organizations forward. However, you, as a leader or individual contributor also play a huge role in your abili…
    - 25 Jul 18, 11:00am -
  • Carnival of HR – Your Break From The Summer Heat
    Yowza! It is blazing hot here in Ohio this summer! We are on week two without rain…and when you live near Lake Erie that is definitely something to celebrate! Some take a look at the heat wave and complain but I embrace the heat. I soak it up with…
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  • How Do We Build Organizations That Support Important Work?
      This is the second in a three-part series about the time management problem, which I see as a problem finding time to do important work – work that moves the organization and its people forward. I’m not interested in the same recycled advice,…
    - 10 Jul 18, 11:30am -

Talent Culture

  • new6 Ways Leaders Can Build a Culture of Innovation
    Innovation in an enterprise organization starts at the top. Here are six ways leaders can build a culture of innovation.The post 6 Ways Leaders Can Build a Culture of Innovation appeared first on TalentCulture.
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  • newHow to Make Company Events Valuable for Employees
    When Memorial Day has come and gone, school’s out, the grill is fired up and the neighborhood pool has opened for the summer, there’s usually one more milestone coming: The company picnic is just around the corner. Countless people groan when the…
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  • #WorkTrends: Your D&I Journey
    These days, many organizations are on a journey to become more diverse and inclusive. But how can we as individuals go on our own journey — and help our organizations too? Those are big questions, but thankfully we’ve got some big thinkers here t…
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  • Vaping: When, How and What to Include in Your HR Policies
    “Vaping” is on the rise, with 10.8 million U.S. adults using e-cigarettes; usage is highest among adults ages 18-24. Vaping devices often are small and discreet, which has helped them make their way into workplaces mostly undetected. Some employe…
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  • #WorkTrends: Remove Bias, Discover Talent
    Unconscious bias plays a large role in the hiring process, but with the HR tech revolution in full swing, recruiters are finally armed with the tools they need to one day eliminate bias from the process. But what about the biases we aren’t as aware…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Aug 19, 11:00am -
  • Healthcare Benefits are Broken. Fixing Them Requires Redefining the Industry.
    Much attention has been paid to fixing our country’s broken healthcare system. But what often gets missed are the problems with employer-sponsored health benefits and the role they play within the broader healthcare crisis. Employers in North Ameri…
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Recruiting Animal

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

Strategy Focused HR

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

Interview Geek

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

The HR Field Guide

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

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

  • How to pitch new ideas in the corporate world and your personal life
    Are you getting all of your new ideas launched and executed?How do you present new ideas at work?Have you ever pitched an idea to our boss and run into a brick wall? Was your idea shot full of holes or dismissed? Today I provide insight into why…
    - 63 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 5:19am -
  • Getting over the fear of providing employee feedback
    This guy has no fear of providing employee feedback for improvement (and a little something extra)Employee feedback is hardAs a manager, one of the most common, anxiety causing moments is when we need to provide “ employee feedback” for impr…
    - 100 days ago, 14 May 19, 12:28am -
  • Why you should never say, “I can do this job” in an interview
    Don’t mention that you can do the job in an interview!The most common phrase in an interviewthat candidates share with their interviewer is, “I can do this job”. Believe it or not, this is a phrase you want to avoid in your interviews. This…
    - 2 May 19, 3:28pm -
  • How the exit interview fails the company
    Keep employees engaged so they don’t think about giving their two-week notice. Does your company conduct exit interviews?Last week I blogged about employees turning in their two-week notice. As an HR person, it has been my experience that more…
    - 19 Apr 19, 10:27pm -
  • Two week notice. Why you don’t have to quit the job you hate.
    Turning in your two-week notice without a conversation is a short-sighted moveWhy quitting your job should be the last resortIf you are thinking about turning in your two-week notice for any of the following reasons, I encourage you to have an ho…
    - 11 Apr 19, 3:40am -
  • Is your company training program instilling the right attitude?
    Is your company training setting the right work ethic?A 9-5 work ethic and nothing more?I would suggest that a number of company training programs are not pushing new hires fast enough. I especially believe this is the case in a few areas:Train…
    - 3 Apr 19, 5:04pm -

Christopher in HR

  • 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 -
  • Math 101
    Can you add and subtract? In the war for talent there are so many top ten lists and theories about engagement it’s hard to keep it all straight. Yet, let’s start with a simple question: can you add and subtract? Over the years I’ve worked with…
    - 28 Jun 17, 12:13pm -
  • Hope
    Watch the children. Right outside my door is a running path that goes around a small pond, skirts the edge of two hospitals and eventually meanders past a pretty good-sized playground at the edge of a large market. The playground is usually full, oth…
    - 20 Jun 17, 10:15am -

Joe Gerstandt Blog

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

China Gorman Blog

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

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  • Are HR And Finance Finally Going To Be Friends?
    How on earth can it be August 1st? For that matter, how on earth can it be 2017? After taking off three weeks for vacation and business travel commitments, it’s time to be back considering new research and data of … Continue reading →
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  • 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

  • newPODCAST: #HRHappyHour 386 - Leadership Lessons from the Apollo Program
    HR Happy Hour 386 - Leadership Lessons from the Apollo ProgramHosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlaneGuest: Dick RichardsonSponsored by Culture Amp, the platform that turns your company culture into a competitive advantage. Your employee data tells yo…
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  • PODCAST: #HRHappyHour 385 - The State of Recruiting in 2019
    HR Happy Hour 385 - The State of Recruiting in 2019Host: Steve BoeseGuest: Jim Stroud, Talent Acquisition Thought LeaderSponsored by Culture Amp, the platform that turns your company culture into a competitive advantage. Your employee data tells y…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Aug 19, 12:00pm -
  • PODCAST: #HRHappyHour 384 - The Critical Role of Managers in Employee Engagement
    HR Happy Hour 384 - The Critical Role of Managers in Employee EngagementHosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlaneGuest: Jim Harter, Chief Workplace Scientist, GallupSponsored by Culture Amp, the platform that turns your company culture into a competi…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Jul 19, 1:00pm -
  • PODCAST: #HRHappyHour 383 - Improving Health and Wellbeing at Work and in the Community
    HR Happy Hour 383 - Improving Health and Wellbeing at Work and in the CommunityHosts: Steve BoeseGuest: Tim State, Senior Vice President of Associate Health and Wellbeing, HumanaSponsored by Culture Amp, the platform that turns your company cult…
    - 29 days ago, 23 Jul 19, 1:00pm -
  • PODCAST: #HRHappyHour 382 - Workplace Learning in 2019
    HR Happy Hour 382 - Workplace Learning in 2019Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlaneGuest: Tanya Staples, Vice President of Learning Content, LinkedIn LearningListen HERESponsored by Culture Amp, the platform that turns your company culture into a…
    - 34 days ago, 18 Jul 19, 1:00pm -
  • PODCAST: #HRHappyHour 381 - Building a Culture First Organization
    HR Happy Hour 381 - Building a Culture First OrganizationHosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlaneGuest: Damon Klotz, Work Culture Evangelist, CultureAmpSponsored by CultureAmp, the platform that turns your company culture into a competitive advantage…
    - 43 days ago, 9 Jul 19, 1:00pm -

Women of HR

  • Is your company recognizing “Her” enough?
    “She needs your respect, not your comfort. Needs your support, not your sweet words. Girls with dreams become women with vision. All she needs is the freedom to create her own world.”   ~ Bithika Halder     Let’s be honest! Talking about gen…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Jul 19, 12:00pm -
  • Three Ways to Improve Your Employee Engagement Plan Right Now
    Employee engagement is top-of-mind in our HR industry. As the tight job market continues, retention is equally as important as recruitment. Employers are focusing on ways to better engage workers who might otherwise go elsewhere seeking what they per…
    - 29 days ago, 23 Jul 19, 12:00pm -
  • Building Organizations Worthy of Our People #WorkHuman 2019
    I recently had the honor and privilege of attending the Workhuman conference for my fourth year in a row.  That’s four out of five years for me.  I missed the first year, but only because I didn’t know about the event until it was already happe…
    - 3 Apr 19, 12:00pm -
  • How to Excel as a Young Woman Entering the Workforce Today
    Today, most Americans consider women just as capable of leadership as men. Despite this, there are still a number of barriers that women have to navigate when they strive to advance their career. The glass ceiling continues to be a very real issue, p…
    - 5 Feb 19, 12:00pm -
  • The “Great Culture” Fallacy
    Organizational Culture. No doubt, it’s a hot topic among HR professionals and business leaders alike.  In a time when the competition for great talent continues to heat up, most seem to agree that having a great company culture is certainly a comp…
    - 29 Jan 19, 12:00pm -
  • Is Perfectionism Required to Be Successful?
    In a business world often still very male dominated, being a woman can be a challenge. How do women manage the challenges and strive to be successful? Often, it’s by trying to be perfect. We’re taught by culture that perfectionism is supposed to…
    - 23 Oct 18, 11:00am -

Creative Chaos HR

  • **New Patreon Post**..Yesterday I published a photo essay for...
    **New Patreon Post**..Yesterday I published a photo essay for select #Patreon subscribers. In it, I give a behind-the-scenes look into a recent photo shoot I had with a client and friend here in NYC. ..This content is for patrons who contribute…
    - 24 days ago, 29 Jul 19, 10:00am -
  • **New Patreon Post**..There’s a new photo essay...
    **New Patreon Post**..There’s a new photo essay available for select patrons on my Patreon page. In this one, I talk about fear. As an introvert, taking certain types of photos makes me anxious. However, if I want to be the best photographer I c…
    - 28 days ago, 25 Jul 19, 10:12am -
  • **New Patreon Post**..It’s a new month, so it’s...
    **New Patreon Post**..It’s a new month, so it’s time for select patrons to receive this month’s high resolution photo. This image was fun to shoot!..These hi-res images can be used as digital wallpaper, made into a photo print, or anythin…
    - 29 days ago, 24 Jul 19, 10:28am -
  • “If you’re not in a state of play, you can’t...
    “If you’re not in a state of play, you can’t make anything.” ~ Paula Scher ..This is excellent advice. No matter the work, try not to take is so seriously that it’s no longer enjoyable. ..#NYC #streetphotography #TheBronx #landscapeph…
    - 30 days ago, 23 Jul 19, 9:39am -
  • **New Patreon Post**..“It’s my hope that…...
    **New Patreon Post**..“It’s my hope that… those in the LGBTQIA+ community recognize the inhumanity of what’s occurring with the Muslim and immigrant ones, and works in solidarity with them. It’s also my hope that we all do what we can to…
    - 55 days ago, 27 Jun 19, 1:45pm -
  • **New Patreon Post**..It’s time again to share a high...
    **New Patreon Post**..It’s time again to share a high resolution photo with my patrons. The one I chose this month will hopefully spur people to think about the world we inhabit now, and the one we desire to have. I myself have used this image i…
    - 62 days ago, 21 Jun 19, 10:35am -

Benz Communications

  • 5 Ways to Make Your Mindfulness Program Stick
    Move your people’s workplace experience from meh to yeah by helping them appreciate the moment. Here’s what it takes to embed mindfulness in your workplace successfully.
    - 15 days ago, 6 Aug 19, 3:23pm -
  • Rhymes on a Page Get Employees to Engage
    For communications your people can’t help but notice, borrow a page from Dr. Seuss. There’s a reason you can still recite excerpts from One Fish, Two Fish—it’s the rhymes. Not only are they fun, but they also power up your brain and help…
    - 36 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 5:44pm -
  • 5 Reasons Why Benefits Communication Is More Important than Ever
    Employee benefits are an organizational imperative for top employers. These programs not only make for a more productive workforce but also help drive other business goals. And that’s just one reason why effective benefits communication is so…
    - 57 days ago, 25 Jun 19, 7:26pm -
  • 4 Campaigns That Show How Silicon Valley's Top Employers Integrate Health and Wealth
    As traditional health and wellness benefits give way to those with a more holistic approach to well-being, benefits leaders are making it a priority to help people understand the relationship between their health and their wealth—something tha…
    - 78 days ago, 4 Jun 19, 6:39pm -
  • Communication Questions to Include in Your Next Benefits Vendor RFP
    When you’re about to sign a contract with a new benefit provider, you want to be sure you can quickly and easily inform your people what’s in it for them. That’s why it’s important to learn how committed prospective vendors are to effect…
    - 92 days ago, 21 May 19, 10:32pm -
  • Gorgeous Benefits Website Home Pages to Inspire Your Thinking
    Your benefits home page is a preview of the experience visitors are about to have on your benefits site. Make it easy on the eyes and easy to navigate. But most importantly, make it easy for people to find exactly what they need.
    - 7 May 19, 5:44pm -

Recruitifi Blog

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

HR Hardball

  • Fool’s Gold – The “Passive” Candidate
    “Passive recruiting” has been a buzzword in the Talent Acquisition world for as long as I’ve been in the industry. Not only is it described as the gold standard of a “strategic” Recruiting team, but “passive recruiting” started appeari…
    - 9 Oct 17, 3:17pm -
  • 3 Things Glassdoor Taught Me
    About a year ago, I started to manage our corporate Glassdoor account. Seemed like the perfect responsibility for me to assume; I lead our Talent Acquisition department, I love to write, and my 17 years as a married man has […]The post 3 Things Gl…
    - 29 Sep 17, 12:16pm -
  • Herding Cats….and Recruiters
    Remember when you had a recruiting desk to manage? You had your requisitions, you had phone screens scheduled, interviews scheduled, you knew your hiring managers, and you developed a rhythm. Cashing checks and snapping necks. And then they went and…
    - 18 Jul 17, 11:25am -
  • Kicking The Ant Pile
    I think most of us would admit that being a control freak is a frustrating (and ultimately losing) proposition. At work, our ability to “control” things is usually more dependent upon the company cruising on auto-pilot, business as usual, allowin…
    - 19 Jun 17, 11:14am -
  • Perfect is The Enemy of The Good (Candidate)
    There’s still some mystery as to who, exactly, coined the phrase “The perfect is the enemy of the good,” but it’s a lesson that we try to impart in our recruiting practices every day. It’s pretty simple to find the […]The post Perfect is…
    - 25 May 17, 12:24pm -
  • And the Hourly Shall Inherit the Earth…
    Volume recruiting. The bane of the recruiting experience. I don’t care how good you are as a recruiting professional, until you’ve put on the flame suit and sat in a volume recruiting chair, you’ll never be able to fully appreciate […]The po…
    - 24 Apr 17, 11:55am -

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 -

Something Different HR

PEOCompare

Change-Effect

  • How not to screw up your holiday
    As the schools start to break up, we are in to peak holiday season with workers and their families looking to take some well deserved time off. And for all our talk about flexible working, four day weeks and remote working, there’s are a number of…
    - 38 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 7:00am -
  • You’ve got to buy a ticket
    When we want things to change, we need to act. There is no circumstance where this applies more than in the culture of the teams and organisations that we work in. Ultimately culture is a reflection of all of our actions, all of our behaviours and al…
    - 45 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 7:00am -
  • Shooting yourself in the foot, the recruiter way

    - 52 days ago, 1 Jul 19, 7:00am -
  • Lead for the many (and not the few)
    It is July 14th, 2015 and, despite the generally good weather, there has been a sudden and heavy downpour. I remember it well because I was on foot making my way to speak at a CIPD event at City Hall. Unfortunately I’d understood County Hall, which…
    - 59 days ago, 24 Jun 19, 7:00am -
  • How aware are you?
    Let me ask you a simple question. How aware are you of what’s going on? I mean, how really aware? What can you feel right now? What can you smell? Is it hot or cold? Can you recount everything that happened in the last five minutes? The people that…
    - 66 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 7:00am -
  • Cards on the table, this means more
    A number of years ago I was helping an organisation through a significant change, the sort that goes from top to bottom. The leadership team thought through and worried about all of the changes that we made, how they’d be received and how we explai…
    - 73 days ago, 10 Jun 19, 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 -

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…
    - 10 days ago, 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
    010051000010 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

  • 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…
    - 38 days ago, 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…
    - 79 days ago, 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 -
  • The Lazy Gardener
    This morning I spent nearly three hours digging out a Wisteria from my front garden. It was there when we moved in 5 years ago, hastily planted by the sellers to make the house look more appealing. “Wait”, I was told by people who knew more about…
    - 6 May 19, 2:27am -
  • Understanding Toxic Cultures
    I had a whirlwind week, and a highlight was facilitating a fantastic panel discussion on toxic cultures at the Conference Board of Canada’s Corporate Culture Conference. This is a topic I’ve been asked to speak about a lot in the last year, and i…
    - 4 Feb 19, 3:05am -
  • Drowning in the Daily Grind
    Like a lot of people, I just read ‘How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation’, an article by Anne Helen Petersen. If you haven’t read it yet I urge you to do so. It’s excellent and touches on a web of issues facing today’s workforce. Wh…
    - 7 Jan 19, 3:13am -

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

  • newWorking Smarter Means Organizations Need to Personalize Work
    Working smarter means different things to companies. But we know we need to do it. Kronos shows us that the key may be personalizing work.The post Working Smarter Means Organizations Need to Personalize Work appeared first on hr bartender.
    - 2 days ago, 20 Aug 19, 8:57am -
  • How to Talk About Psychological Safety In Your Organization
    Psychological safety helps employees take risks and grow. Association for Talent Development (ATD) shares tips for discussing it in the workplace.The post How to Talk About Psychological Safety In Your Organization appeared first on hr bartender.
    - 4 days ago, 18 Aug 19, 8:57am -
  • Internal Recruiting: 2 Overlooked Tools
    Internal recruiting is alway a great option, even more in a tough talent market. Job bidding and job posting can help you recruit competitively.The post Internal Recruiting: 2 Overlooked Tools appeared first on hr bartender.
    - 7 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 8:57am -
  • Recruiting Biases: 10 Common Types
    Biases can prevent hiring managers from focusing on the true candidate. Awareness can help. Criteria Corp shares the 10 most common recruiting biases.The post Recruiting Biases: 10 Common Types appeared first on hr bartender.
    - 9 days ago, 13 Aug 19, 8:57am -
  • LinkedIn Reactions Expand Professional Communication
    LinkedIn Reactions bring expanded interactions to the professional network. LinkedIn manager Cissy Chen explains the benefit of the new reactions.The post LinkedIn Reactions Expand Professional Communication appeared first on hr bartender.
    - 11 days ago, 11 Aug 19, 8:57am -
  • Employees Love to Listen to Music While They Work [POLL RESULTS]
    Music at work may be a requirement for most employees. Poll results show 98 percent want to listen to music at work. Here are the top genres.The post Employees Love to Listen to Music While They Work [POLL RESULTS] appeared first on hr bartender.
    - 14 days ago, 8 Aug 19, 9:59am -

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…
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    - 20 May 14, 7:15am -
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Leadership Freak

  • new7 Rules for Giving Feedback to the Boss and Surviving to Tell About It
    Few things in organizational life are more dangerous than speaking truth to power. But isolated leaders become arrogant, indulgent, and authoritarian. Incompetent leaders count on reluctance to maintain their position and power. As… Continue readin…
    - 12 hours ago, 21 Aug 19, 11:00am -
  • newSurgery Without Anesthesia
    “My husband says a conversation with Dan is like surgery without anesthesia.” (During a birthday party for a long-time coaching client.) People don’t tell leaders the truth. They imagine what you want to… Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago, 20 Aug 19, 11:00am -
  • newPartly Cloudy or Partly Sunny – How to Energize Others
    You see yourself as sunny. Others think you’re cloudy. The way you occur to others and the way you perceive yourself are two different things. When you look at the sky: According to… Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 11:00am -
  • Creating a Moment of Enlightenment that Energizes and Liberates
    Some people just don’t get it. You’re trying to help someone see the light, but nothing changes. Enlightenment happens when we see ourselves in a new light – when we rethink beliefs and… Continue reading →
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 11:39am -
  • How to Navigate Weakness on Your Team
    It’s not the work; it’s the people that drive you crazy. Love and hate at work: You love working with the people on your team. BUT there are a few things that drive… Continue reading →
    - 6 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 12:27pm -
  • How to Ignite Fire in Others
    We spent time on the Maine coast in a rustic cabin this summer. Even though it was July, one morning was cool enough to start a fire. Actually, I attempted to start a… Continue reading →
    - 8 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 11:00am -

Three Star Leadership

Ask a Manager

LebHR

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

  • newThe Carnival of HR- The August Edition
    It has been a while since I have hosted a Carnival of HR. To be honest, it has even been a while since I have contributed to one. However, earlier in the year when Robin Schooling put out a call for hosts I threw my hat in the ring. Unlike many hosts…
    - 12 hours ago, 21 Aug 19, 11:45am -
  • Next Week is Safe and Sound Week
    Here in Georgia, many school children have gone back to school, marking the “end of summer.” Unfortunately, just because children have gone back to school it does not mark the end of the heat associated with the time of year. As I drive around an…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Aug 19, 2:42pm -
  • Four Blogs from Lawyers you need to be reading
    There are four blogs from four lawyers I know that are excellent resources for HR professionals. They write commonsense and not “lawyerese” thus making them very readable. Jon Hyman I have been reading Jon Hyman’s Ohio Employer Law Blog for yea…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Aug 19, 4:15pm -
  • What exactly does “exempt” mean?
    This is a fairly consistent question from employers today so I decided to rerun this post. There is an update at the end, however. The Fair Labor Standards Act tells us we have two types of employees, non-exempt and exempt. Unfortunately these terms…
    - 16 days ago, 5 Aug 19, 2:00pm -
  • 5 HR Trends Impacting the Industry
    Today’s post is a guest post written by Megan R. Nichols who is a technical writer and science blogger. The human resources industry is one that’s been around for nearly as long as there have been employees, but the world is changing, and HR need…
    - 19 days ago, 2 Aug 19, 11:45am -
  • #SHRM19 Keynote speaker Brené Brown
    I have to admit that I did not know who the keynote speaker Brené Brown. I could tell from the buzz in the audience that she was well known and well thought of, so I paid attention. I am glad I did. I have also looked at some of her stuff online sin…
    - 21 days ago, 31 Jul 19, 3:56pm -

The Employer Handbook

Talent & Social Business

  • Thoughts for 2019
    It's been a week and a day since 2019 started. I have mostly been hibernating metaphorically. Mostly because the whole greeting everyone "Happy New year" feels not-quite-genuine Resolutions are also not my style.However, I have been reading and rumin…
    - 8 Jan 19, 10:02pm -
  • Reflecting back on 2018
    I learned a lot about myself this year.. mostly about what I failed at.. and my weaknesses. Thankful to those who chose to forgive me. In 2018 I became a real orphan.. My mother passed away in June.. And I have been shunned by my extended family..I t…
    - 13 Jul 18, 5:24am -
  • Listed as No. 2 #SocialMedia Influencer in India by @SHRMIndia at #SHRMTech18
    I couldn't make it to SHRMTech conference this year which started yesterday and will end today.However was pleased to know when my fellow BlogSquad members told me that I was number 2 in the list of Top 30 social media influencers in #HR.Abhijit Bhad…
    - 27 Apr 18, 4:59am -
  • Future of Jobs, #FutureOfWork in the age of #ArtificialIntelligence, Gig-economy - The #India perspective
    “It is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future” – goes a Danish quote. One routinely sees the fallacy of predictions even by experts. That’s because we overestimate the quantum of change in the short term, but under-estimat…
    - 4 Jan 18, 6:15am -
  • Happy New Year wishes to all of you
    As 2017 draws to a close, here's wishing all of you and your loved ones a very Happy New Year.May 2018 bring you meaningful and purposeful work, continued love of your close ones, and lots of new learnings!If you want to talk to me about a story or a…
    - 27 Dec 17, 8:20am -
  • Chatbots, AI, HR Tech - quoted in this article by @toymango in Economic Times
    My friend Tanmoy Goswami was working on an article on chatbots and AI and reached out to me about the earlier wave of HR technology (which we called ESN, Enterprise 2.0 etc)Tech-enabled engagement platforms have a patchy history. Before bots, there w…
    - 20 Dec 17, 8:00am -

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

  • new62: How to Repond to Negative Glassdoor Reviews with Chad Roudebush
    It’s a candidate’s market out there. Ghosting, highly competitive hiring practices… It’s all over, and it seems like no company is shielded from the brunt of this disruption.  In today’s conversation, Ben interviews Chad Roudebush, a recru…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Aug 19, 12:46pm -
  • newYes, I Really Wanted to be in HR as a Child (and Why Now is THE Time for HR)
    I sometimes forget that some of you have been reading the blog for a long time (maybe the entire 10+ years it’s been going!) while others have just found it. It’s easy to run across something I’ve written recently and think that I have it all t…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 11:38am -
  • 50 Conversations in 50 Days: 10 Things I Know about Today’s HR Professionals
    Wow. Really. I have spent the last 50 or so days speaking with dozens of HR pros (more than 50 now, but the number worked for the title so I ran with it!) and the takeaways I’ve had are pretty incredible. The gist of it: one of the research project…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Aug 19, 2:13pm -
  • 61: Why You Shouldn’t Pick Low-Hanging Fruit as a New Leader
    Should employers be onboarding their leadership talent the same way they bring on an hourly worker or an individual contributor?  No, yet so many firms have a single approach to onboarding: push everyone down the “orientation assembly line” and…
    - 22 days ago, 30 Jul 19, 5:59pm -
  • New HR Certification Study Kit Mobile App: Beta Testing and More
    Why do I help people study for the HR certification exams? It’s simple. When I get emails like this one I received recently, there’s no way I could ever stop. Wow. So honored to be part of the process people take toward changing their HR careers…
    - 27 days ago, 25 Jul 19, 11:16am -
  • Episode 60: 69% of Job Seekers Would Not Reapply After a Negative Experience
    What if your candidate pool shrank by 70% after every job you filled? According to new research, seven out of 10 job seekers would not reapply with your company after a negative candidate experience. So, how do we prioritize it?   In today’s disc…
    - 33 days ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:55pm -

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…
    - 12 days ago, 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
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  • How do you motivate Low Performers to do a Better Job?
    Author: Antony XavierThis is a question that keeps many managers up at night. And it's hard to answer. The answer is hard because different things motivate different employees. For example, one...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
    - 20 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
  • The World's Biggest Office
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    - 13 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
  • How to Attract the Right Candidate
    Author: Helen Sabell (College of Adult Learning)Today’s job market is highly competitive and inundated with a growing number of people seeking employment. As a result, employers may find themselves...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my w…
    - 7 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
  • SMEs Guide to Online Payroll Services
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    - 7 Jul 15, 11:30pm -
  • Employee Performance Reviews
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Thinking About Learning

  • The deep bias facing L&D
    As we continue our understanding of bias, prejudice and privilege in society, we also start to develop the capability of interrogating our own spheres. I have written before many times how there is a problem of diversity of people of colour in L&D. T…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Aug 19, 9:00pm -
  • The fine line of not being a psychologist
    In L&D we have a long list of trainers and consultants helping to deliver services and solutions to clients in many ways. That can range anything from MBTI to leadership development to coaching to unconscious bias training to NLP. Some of these have…
    - 35 days ago, 18 Jul 19, 6:43am -
  • Professionalism vs Personal touch on social media?
    A couple of weeks back, I posted this statement on Twitter > In the L&D space, I notice a number of consultants who don’t share personal stuff. You just get no sense of who they are as a person or what their value set is. They say the right things…
    - 38 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 9:30am -
  • What I learned at the inaugural #WomenInLearning conference
    I was highly appreciative and privileged to get a late ticket to the first #WomenInLearning conference last week. When I’m at events like this, my bias is to share the insights as best I can. I try to honour the speakers for their content as much a…
    - 44 days ago, 9 Jul 19, 6:29am -
  • What happens when tech helps imitate human movement?
    At the CogX event I attended a few weeks back, I went to a session from the CEO of CTRL-labs, Thomas Reardon. He was talking about Neural Interface and The Future of Control This was a fascinating talk, absolutely cutting edge stuff. When I think abo…
    - 51 days ago, 2 Jul 19, 9:02am -
  • AI, financial crime, and learning
    Be warned. This is a long blog post. The question of learning is a deeply fascinating one. What does it mean to learn? What are the processes for learning? When we are learning, what is happening to us and for us? What can we learn? What can’t we?…
    - 63 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 6:48am -

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

  • 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 -
  • Git Up, Git Out: Why Prisons Are Killing Diversity in the Workplace.
    If employers truly cared about diversity, then a felony conviction would be a non-issue for recruiting, if not an asset.
    - 12 Dec 17, 2:33pm -
  • The Road to Hella: Why Silicon Valley Doesn’t Really Matter Anymore.
    It’s no secret that I’ve long hated the San Francisco area. These reasons, of course, extend beyond the more obvious, superficial stuff. While I have a sincere and deep-seated animosity for Giants and Golden State Warrior fans, streets that perpe…
    - 19 Oct 17, 1:35pm -

HR Remix

  • Don’t Let Someone Else Tell Your Story
    New leaders have a short amount of time to tell their story. Leaders are brought in under a number of circumstances – sometimes its a simple transition from one job to the next and other times its because something needs to be “fixed.” Regardle…
    - 4 Mar 19, 12:01pm -
  • Save Your Sanity This Year
    For many of us its goal setting time and that means some of us will get overly ambitious and set close-to-impossible goals for this new year (its possible I have experience in this area). Most of us don’t set these goals because we want to fail. Mo…
    - 5 Feb 19, 11:30am -
  • Why I Write & Speak Outside of Work
    A few weeks ago I spoke at Disrupt HR Detroit about how to make work suck less. It was 5 minutes, 20 slides and a little nerve wracking but I left exhilarated – I challenged myself, met new people and learned a lot. Did my company pay me to go ther…
    - 15 Oct 18, 11:45am -
  • How Do We Get the Important Work Done?
    In our last two posts we talked about how organizations play a big role in helping people focus on the important work; the work that moves organizations forward. However, you, as a leader or individual contributor also play a huge role in your abili…
    - 25 Jul 18, 11:00am -
  • Carnival of HR – Your Break From The Summer Heat
    Yowza! It is blazing hot here in Ohio this summer! We are on week two without rain…and when you live near Lake Erie that is definitely something to celebrate! Some take a look at the heat wave and complain but I embrace the heat. I soak it up with…
    - 18 Jul 18, 12:30pm -
  • How Do We Build Organizations That Support Important Work?
      This is the second in a three-part series about the time management problem, which I see as a problem finding time to do important work – work that moves the organization and its people forward. I’m not interested in the same recycled advice,…
    - 10 Jul 18, 11:30am -

101 Half Connected Things

  • Chatting up chatbots/Everybody Lies
    Synopsis: As more and more HR functions start to make use of chatbots to answer queries HR teams have to address a problem that didn’t used to exist: what happens when someone is mean to something that isn’t conscious? Yesterday I was chatting to…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 7:00am -
  • Weakness
    A couple of years ago I was going through a particularly unfun time and I began to struggle with noise and light in a way that was more overwhelming than before. I now regularly suffer from sensory overload. It means I struggle (in fact I find it imp…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Aug 19, 7:01am -
  • Field Of Beans – If You Build It…
    Synopsis: Why having values is tricky but, lacking them is far worse At the weekend someone I respected posted a view on something that I didn’t agree with. I think we broadly want the same outcomes, but they are absolutely adamant that a change sh…
    - 24 days ago, 29 Jul 19, 6:59am -
  • Executive Function and Low Functioning Executives
    Synopsis: a couple of thoughts on fatigue, quality of thinking and modern work that I can’t be bothered to reference properly. In Utopia for Realists by Rutger Bregman he references a theory by Shafir and Mullainathan that ‘Scarcity consumes you,…
    - 66 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 6:59am -
  • What I want from HR
    Synopsis: An emptying of my head around what I want (and don’t) from HR teams I work with. I worked for years in HR. I now, technically, have a ‘normal’ role, despite still spending quite a bit of time writing and discussing HR. Leading teams a…
    - 7 May 19, 7:00am -
  • Applicants – and Paintings Without Prices
    Synopsis: A short piece on value. If you ever get a chance to walk around an exhibition at an auction house it is an odd experience. The exhibits have a guide price – and you are essentially being told what holds more value than other things. The u…
    - 23 Apr 19, 6:59am -

Leadership Freak

  • new7 Rules for Giving Feedback to the Boss and Surviving to Tell About It
    Few things in organizational life are more dangerous than speaking truth to power. But isolated leaders become arrogant, indulgent, and authoritarian. Incompetent leaders count on reluctance to maintain their position and power. As… Continue readin…
    - 12 hours ago, 21 Aug 19, 11:00am -
  • newSurgery Without Anesthesia
    “My husband says a conversation with Dan is like surgery without anesthesia.” (During a birthday party for a long-time coaching client.) People don’t tell leaders the truth. They imagine what you want to… Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago, 20 Aug 19, 11:00am -
  • newPartly Cloudy or Partly Sunny – How to Energize Others
    You see yourself as sunny. Others think you’re cloudy. The way you occur to others and the way you perceive yourself are two different things. When you look at the sky: According to… Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 11:00am -
  • Creating a Moment of Enlightenment that Energizes and Liberates
    Some people just don’t get it. You’re trying to help someone see the light, but nothing changes. Enlightenment happens when we see ourselves in a new light – when we rethink beliefs and… Continue reading →
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 11:39am -
  • How to Navigate Weakness on Your Team
    It’s not the work; it’s the people that drive you crazy. Love and hate at work: You love working with the people on your team. BUT there are a few things that drive… Continue reading →
    - 6 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 12:27pm -
  • How to Ignite Fire in Others
    We spent time on the Maine coast in a rustic cabin this summer. Even though it was July, one morning was cool enough to start a fire. Actually, I attempted to start a… Continue reading →
    - 8 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 11:00am -

Three Star Leadership

  • newFrom the Independent Business Blogs: 8/21/19
    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...
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Aug 19, 6:00pm -
  • newLeaders and Strategies in Real Life: 8/20/19
    Instead of studying leadership, why not spend some time studying leaders and strategies in the wild? You can learn a lot from leadership experts, but you always see the leader and what he or she does through the...
    - 1 day ago, 20 Aug 19, 6:00pm -
  • newWhat I’m Reading Now: From Gutenberg to Google
    I was attracted to From Gutenberg to Google when it first came out. I picked it up to read alongside Niall Ferguson’s The Square and The Tower. Even though they’re very different books, they cover some of the same...
    - 2 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 6:00pm -
  • Boss’s Tip of the Week: Conserve your mental energy
    Research confirms what common sense suggests. Knowledge work is real work that uses up real energy. So, just as you save your physical energy for important physical tasks, do the same with your mental energy. Do...
    - 3 days ago, 18 Aug 19, 6:00pm -
  • Weekend Leadership Reading: 8/16/19
    Weekends are time when things slow down a little. Your weekend shouldn’t be two more regular work days. That’s a sure road to burnout. Take time to refresh yourself. Take time for something different. Take...
    - 5 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 6:00pm -

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

  • Before sexual harassment makes it to the workplace
    Before we experienced sexual harassment at work, we experienced it somewhere else.
    - 22 days ago, 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…
    - 33 days ago, 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 underestimate boundaries
    Boundaries at work/with work are good for you. You can love your work and have boundaries. I’d argue that having boundaries can make it easier to love your work. Boundaries at work can look like saying no to projects you know you don’t have the b…
    - 2 Feb 19, 2:34am -

Don't Forget to Remember

  • Monday Funday
    For years I've questioned research that reflects 3 of 4 people dislike their job. From the trenches in Silicon Valley, I'd say the majority of the people with whom I work enjoy what they do. Sure, we'd all prefer to be on the beach but sand between y…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Aug 19, 7:18pm -
  • The Fast Lane to Failure
    I have the rare privilege to observe organizational culture from the periphery. In essence, I am trusted to visit historical constructs and identify areas of concern.It gets easier every day.Whether it is my work with college students or global corpo…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Aug 19, 2:28pm -
  • Tracking Employee Lifecycle
    We who study Employee Engagement are consistently looking for trends in hiring and the direct effect on retention. The Human Resource landscape is slippery, no other profession is tasked with such a diverse cycle of management skills. The ability to…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Aug 19, 2:18pm -
  • We Are Not Giving Up
    With all the difference that surrounds us at the moment it is getting difficult to avoid disengagement.The political climate is crippling us. Everyone has a published opinion. Negativity seems to have won. We are seemingly further from one another th…
    - 18 days ago, 3 Aug 19, 7:05pm -
  • The Summer Slump
    We workforce engagement types seem to have been advocates for flex work for many years.... mostly because it's about the most sensible form of Employee Engagement. The fear in offering flexible work from a Human Resources perspective rests firmly in…
    - 36 days ago, 16 Jul 19, 10:36pm -
  • 3 Vessels to Cultural Engagement
    It was a lively Pre-SHRM19 NextChat last week as we addressed the topic of Organizational Culture. We've been tackling culture within organizations since the turn of the century when the pendulum began to swing from Micro-Management to Employee Empow…
    - 64 days ago, 18 Jun 19, 2:40pm -

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

The Social HR Connection

  • 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…
    - 45 days ago, 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 -
  • VentureFizz Post: Talent Branding- How to Stand Out from the Crowd
    I’m back! If you’re breaking into employment branding or recruitment marketing, check out my latest post on VentureFizz. It offers some great tips to get you started and keep you organized. Click here to see the post. 
    - 28 Apr 16, 3:08pm -

What is Paul Thinking?

  • Updates over on the new site…

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

HR Warrior

  • Grievances and the Hiring Process
    Units of local government have the responsibility to conduct business in the most transparent manner possible.  This includes the hiring process. Applicants for public jobs should feel confident that the selection process was fair and designed so th…
    - 44 days ago, 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)…
    - 63 days ago, 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…
    - 85 days ago, 28 May 19, 5:50pm -
  • What's New in HR for Illinois Employers?
    By Donna Rogers Skowronski, M.Ed., SPHR, SHRM-SCP via www.RogersHR.comNow – already required in your workplaces New IL Poster required due to ISSERRA change as of 1/1/19.IL Nursing Mothers in the Workplace Act requires employers to allow breaks as…
    - 25 Feb 19, 8:11pm -
  • Employer Changes in Illinois: 300 Days Plus New POSTER
    The following are a couple employment related changes all business owners and human resources professionals in Illinois should be aware of.DOCUMENTATION RECOMMENDEDEmployees of any Illinois employer now have a much longer time frame to bring a compla…
    - 10 Oct 18, 4:52pm -
  • Top HR Podcasts Chosen for HR Student Review
    Since 2011, I have incorporated a social learning aspect to my HRM and Strategic HRM course.  The graduate students get to chose while the undergraduates are assigned a specific podcast to listen to each week.  Over the years, I have incorporated b…
    - 27 Aug 18, 2:03am -

Rollercoaster HR

  • 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 -
  • The Path Ahead
    The last 3 weeks have been nice ones in the Galin household. While the holidays with its expected hustle and bustle added joy, it was especially nice having my oldest home again after he completed his 1st semester at college. … Continue reading →
    - 7 Jan 19, 2:20pm -

A Leading Perspective

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

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