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  • Snag These #BlackFriday & #CyberMonday Deals for #HR Leaders
    At Workology, we’re all about elevating HR and workplace leaders with resources, information, and training. We’re focused on providing training and coaching in two areas: 1) HR certification preparation and 2) personal and professional developme…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Nov 22, 3:17pm -
  • How Reejig Creates Zero Wasted Potential in Your Organization
    Learn more about HR Technology and Product Reviews from Workology. See our FTC disclosure at the end of this review.  How Reejig Creates Zero Wasted Potential in Your Organization I was lucky enough to get a demo of Reejig’s award-winning workfor…
    - 7 days ago, 17 Nov 22, 2:21pm -
  • Episode 377: The Importance of Creating Inclusive Apprenticeships for Veterans With Kristin Strand
    One question I wanted to make sure to ask is for veterans. As you mentioned, you were the first veteran to go through the Apprenti program in Delaware. What would you like employers to know about the importance of creating inclusive apprenticeships,…
    - 7 days ago, 17 Nov 22, 2:04pm -
  • Episode 376: CHRO Series – How Did You Start Your Career in HR? Part 3
    There is unprecedented interest in HR roles right now, and the journey to it as a career focus is as multidimensional as those that serve the industry in orgs across the globe. Jessica, I’m sure you find it too. It brings together such a unique sk…
    - 14 days ago, 10 Nov 22, 2:45pm -
  • Military Leave Policy Resources for Employers
    For service members in civilian jobs who may be deployed while on reserve or in the National Guard, it’s imperative that they and their families can feel financially stable while they’re on assignment. A solid military leave policy can help your…
    - 15 days ago, 9 Nov 22, 6:38pm -

HROS Case Studies

Dawn H. Burke Blog

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

Micheal Vandervort

  • 1500 Shows on DriveThruHR, wtf?
    Here is a list of the ten of the world’s most endangered animals. Javan Rhinoceros…Vaquita. Mountain gorillas. …Tigers. …Asian elephants. …Orangutans. …Leatherback sea turtles. …Snow leopards. Your odds of seeing any or all of these ani…
    - 30 Sep 20, 10:42pm -
  • All the Feels
    I overslept today and missed my 6:05 am flight out of Greensboro. I was honestly exhausted and the extra sleep was nice. The next flight doesn’t leave until 11:20 AM which means that I have some time to share a few thoughts from the past week. My m…
    - 5 Jul 20, 12:33pm -
  • What a year
    It’s been one year since I wrote my last post on this blog. That is hard to believe. My motivation to do more writing still is lacking. That is all.The post What a year appeared first on Michael VanDervort.
    - 25 May 20, 5:10pm -
  • Caregiving and Work
    I’m in Florida dealing with elder care issues this week. If you are looking for something to add to your employee offerings, talking to people about the realities of elder care in today’s society and offering some benefits seems like a ripe oppor…
    - 24 May 19, 3:10pm -
  • HR Florida, Celebrating 40 Years!
    HR Florida, Celebrating 40 Years! Did you know that HR Florida is celebrating their 40th-anniversary event in Orlando next week?  It’s not too late to register.  That’s amazing.   I’m a huge fan of HR Florida, the state chapter for SHRM. …
    - 22 Aug 18, 4:20pm -
  • The #SHRM18 Podcast Extravaganza @DriveThruHR
    Meeting the #SHRM18 Bloggers via #DTHR Podcast (part two) Podcast sponsored by CUE Inc.  and ClearCompany On February 16th, I had an idea.  In fact, I posted on the wall of a Facebook group that SHRM created for the members of the social media team…
    - 14 Jun 18, 9:31pm -

Arcadia HR Solutions

  • What I’m Working on Wednesday – Facilitating Difficult Conversations
    Confrontation. I have learned it is a cultural thing. Some cultures naturally are more comfortable with confrontation than others. Those who are more comfortable typically do not see it as confrontation at all. Those who are less comfortable avoid it…
    - 27 Jan 21, 2:00pm -
  • What I’m Working on Wednesday – Employee Engagement
    One of the more fun and sometimes challenging parts of working with small businesses is finding ways to have strategic level HR programs when there is no budget or extra resources for technology or an outside vendor. Our team has scoured the universe…
    - 20 Jan 21, 2:00pm -
  • What I’m Working on Wednesday – Compliance Basics
    In last week’s post I introduced our new blog series for 2021. Each week a member of our team will be sharing what they are working on…in real time. You can read our reasons for starting this series here. I mentioned that not all posts would be a…
    - 13 Jan 21, 2:00pm -
  • What We’re Working on Wednesday – New Blog Series for 2021
    It is hard to believe that I have been blogging for nearly 11 years. I started this blog in 2010 shortly after being laid off (while on maternity leave). I wasn’t sure now long I might be out of the workforce being a new mom and wanted a way to sho…
    - 6 Jan 21, 2:00pm -
  • What’s Coming from Acacia HR in 2021
    What a year. I have very mixed feelings. On one hand, it was hard. Quarantine, shifting to remote school for my son, watching so many clients struggle to survive during shut downs. Really tough. On the other hand, it highlighted some really amazing t…
    - 16 Dec 20, 2:00pm -

Robin Schooling Blog

  • Why Your Employee Engagement Tactics are Destined to Fail
    Organizational leaders and HR professionals love tossing around the word engagement. They’re quite fond of saying things like “we need to increase our employee engagement” or “let’s do an annual survey!” or “what’s the budget for empl…
    - 19 Jul 22, 12:04pm -
  • Chaos in a Talent System
    Recently, while lazily channel surfing, I watched bits and pieces of Jurassic Park for (approximately) the 372nd time. Fortunately for me they were the snippets with lots and lots of Dr. Ian Malcom action (and I think we can all agree that Jeff Go…
    - 8 Jul 22, 1:22pm -
  • I’m Hesitant to Ask, But…
    Over my years as an HR practitioner, in a fair number of organizations, I had employees stroll into the HR Department and start a conversation with “I’m not sure if you can get this for me, but…” This phrase, or some variation, has often been…
    - 30 Jun 22, 1:43pm -
  • My HR “Customer” Experience
    I recently started a new job (sort of; my company was acquired) and, for the first time in my working career, I am NOT a member of the HR staff. I don’t have to worry about learning the employee benefit offerings inside-out. I’m not wondering whe…
    - 10 Jun 22, 12:19pm -
  • You Can’t Put a Sweater on a Jellyfish
    A local friend, a hiring manager at her company, recently expressed frustration with the state of hiring in her organization. “We get plenty of applicants,” she said. “Obviously some are better than others but we really have no problem with qua…
    - 8 Jun 22, 1:23pm -

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

  • ‘Re-Recruitment’ is more important than recruitment
    Everyone is so focused on recruiting talent today. The conversation is about skills shortages and hiring tactics. Unfortunately, this is as true of recruitment companies themselves as it is of employers generally. But the truth is that focusing on re…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Nov 22, 9:31am -
  • There are two types of recruiters.
    There are only two types of recruiters. You are one – or the other. And the group you are in decides your recruiting future. Firstly, there are ‘honest recruiters’. Honest about their ability. Their effort. Their behaviours. Their temperament.…
    - 17 days ago, 7 Nov 22, 4:43am -
  • The best recruitment party ever?
    I have been to hundreds of recruitment parties. You have been to quite a few, too, I imagine. Record months to be celebrated. Awards nights. End of years knees-ups. But this one was special. After a Covid-induced hiatus, the People2People STRIDE awar…
    - 23 days ago, 1 Nov 22, 6:23am -
  • Beat your fears with this
    The phrase ‘Ten seconds of courage’ is not my own. I heard my brother say it in a speech, and he later confessed to having lifted it from an elite Australian athlete. No matter. It is the concept that’s important here. It sounds strange to evok…
    - 31 days ago, 24 Oct 22, 9:06am -
  • ‘Powering Growth in 2023 and Beyond’
    Sydney recruitment Owners and managers will enjoy this, although anyone is welcome. Join us at this exclusive APositive Workforce Finance Greg Savage event ‘Powering Growth in 2023 and Beyond’ In collaboration with JobAdder. With all proceeds fro…
    - 37 days ago, 18 Oct 22, 8:00am -
  • 9 ways to make your cold-call warm
    Cold calling and hard-core business development were always crucial recruiter skills. Cold-calling waned in the post-covid boom, as job-briefs became plentiful and candidate availability dried up. Soon (or soonish), the market will soften, even go in…
    - 45 days ago, 10 Oct 22, 10:23am -

HR Ringleader

  • 3 Reasons To Reveal Your Vulnerabilities
    As I sat onstage at UNLEASH World 2022 in Paris last week, I had an epiphany. I need to be more open again. The past few years of being locked away from the world during the pandemic forced many of us deep into our own guarded environment. We build p…
    - 39 days ago, 16 Oct 22, 2:37pm -
  • I Cried in the Grocery Store: A Story of Soup and Loneliness
    I cried in the grocery store. No, it wasn’t over the outrageously high prices that we’re facing post-pandemic. It wasn’t because they were out of a favorite, or needed product. It wasn’t over someone saying something unkind to me. I cried bec…
    - 40 days ago, 15 Oct 22, 11:27am -
  • Adult Learners, Chopin, & Experiential Learning
    I heard a piece of music that made me cry. It may be because my hormones are diminishing as the days of menopause wind down. It may be because the thought that my children will soon be moving away to college and I’ll be lonely is on my mind. It may…
    - 9 Mar 22, 4:34pm -
  • Webinar: Improve Your Diversity Recruiting in 2022
    Join Trish McFarlane & Steve Boese on February 22, 2022 at 2:00pm ET for a topical webinar on diversity hiring! Register HERE today.  49% of recruiters report that job seekers are inquiring about diversity and inclusion more than they did last in 20…
    - 14 Feb 22, 7:57pm -
  • AI’s Impact on Outbound Recruiting Just Made it Easier
    If you’re in the mode of hiring, which almost everyone is with all the staffing shortages, outbound recruiting should be on your mind. On a recent HR Happy Hour episode I had the pleasure of doing a deep-dive discussion about this with HireEZ‘s C…
    - 14 Feb 22, 6:53pm -
  • Delivering Experiences that Serve Employees First- SuccessConnect
    I want you to think about something. What are the moments that matter to you at work? I’m certain a few came to mind immediately. If I asked your co-worker, I’m sure there may be some duplication, but there would also be variance. Why? Because we…
    - 13 Jan 22, 1:50pm -

People Equation

  • Is It Time to Get Back in the Mentoring Game?
    Very early in my career, I had four bosses in the span of less than four years. It’s not as bad as it sounds; I worked in retail where churn was high. And all of the departures were due to internal promotions, so that’s a good thing. I look back…
    - 17 days ago, 7 Nov 22, 11:30am -
  • The Generational Gap in Workplace Recognition
    Younger workers really like recognition. Research tells us that workers born after 1989 are 73% more likely to want frequent recognition than those in the Generation X and Baby Boomer demographics. In fact, some Gen Xers and Boomers say they “never…
    - 31 days ago, 24 Oct 22, 10:30am -
  • The 3 Myths of Office Politics
    I have long maintained that there is such a thing as “positive” office politics. “Bah!” You say with skepticism. “No such thing.” Here’s my counter-argument: there’s nothing inherently wrong with people who use power and status, but i…
    - 45 days ago, 10 Oct 22, 10:30am -
  • Why One-Size-Fits-All Recognition Doesn’t Work
    Appreciation matters. According to research by recognition experts OC Tanner, only 61% of people feel appreciated at work. And although many employers think the reason people leave is compensation, only 12% of people who leave their company cite that…
    - 59 days ago, 26 Sep 22, 10:34am -
  • 5 Tips for Building Your Superhero Power at Work
    When we were kids, all it took was donning a beach towel cape and running through the neighborhood to make us feel strong and competent. A simple garment addition and voila! We were superheroes.  Then, we grew up and went to work. At your place of…
    - 87 days ago, 29 Aug 22, 10:30am -
  • Developing Your (Office) Political Savvy – Positively
    When you hear the phrase “office politics,” what comes to mind? Do you imagine: Favoritism Back-stabbing “Makes me want to run and hide” Cronyism Self-interest It’s not a pretty list, is it?  Whenever I talk with people about “office pol…
    - 97 days ago, 19 Aug 22, 10:35am -

The Tim Sackett Project

  • newRecruiting Communication Hacks #1
    I was out at iCIMS Inspire last week, and I was listening to a recruiting product leader and TA leader talk about a process involving texting candidates. iCIMS purchased TextRecruit years ago, and it’s now baked into iCIMS. I think … Continue rea…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Nov 22, 1:55pm -
  • American Government Has a Giant Talent Problem!
    Coming out of the midterm elections, I was neither upset nor happy with any of the results. I was disgusted by how far we’ve fallen on the talent funnel. Let’s be honest. No one was really ever impressed by very … Continue reading →
    - 7 days ago, 17 Nov 22, 1:55pm -
  • 87% of Employee are Thinking About a Promotion, and That’s a Problem for You! @iCIMS #ICIMSINSPIRE

    - 8 days ago, 16 Nov 22, 1:55pm -
  • The Trait Every Employer is Looking for in a New Employee
    Don’t buy into the hype! “Oh, just do what you love!” That’s not being an adult. That’s being a moron! Just do what makes you happy! No, that’s what a child does. “Tim, we just want to hire some ‘adults’!” … Continue reading →
    - 9 days ago, 15 Nov 22, 1:55pm -
  • America’s Blue Collar Starbucks are Big Gas Stations!
    I drove from Michigan to Utah and back over the past two weeks. Twenty-six hours each way. I got to stop at a lot of big gas stations. I’m not sure you can even call them gas stations anymore! You … Continue reading →
    - 15 days ago, 9 Nov 22, 1:55pm -
  • Creepy Bosses and Cool Moms! #HRFamous
    On episode 108 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee, Madeline Laurano, and Tim Sackett come together to discuss problematic executives, all the functions HR serves, and Tim’s campus recruiting experience! Listen…
    - 16 days ago, 8 Nov 22, 1:55pm -

Bullseye Recruiting

  • 10 Things Employers Are Looking for in Salespeople During this Pandemic
    To put it mildly, 2020 is not a good year…in fact it is a catastrophically bad year in so many ways. In the business world, there are a few people in niche industries who are excelling and doing extremely well […]
    - 21 Jul 20, 9:38pm -
  • Time for Grace
    In times like this, we are all suffering. Some are suffering more than others, but we all are dealing with something. It is easy to forget about others as we have feelings of being overwhelmed with the disruption of our […]
    - 6 Apr 20, 7:46pm -
  • The Silver Lining
    In times like this, it is easy to see the negative in situations. At this point, most Americans are living in places with either statewide “shelter at home” orders or at least have orders implemented in parts of the state in […]
    - 31 Mar 20, 7:53pm -
  • Unprecedented. Adjusting to the NEW Normal
    On Thursday of last week (3/12/2020) I was working but I was very distracted.  While trying to source candidates for one of my clients, I had CNN on in the background.  I had this eerie feeling just like I did […]
    - 16 Mar 20, 12:00am -
  • Because They DON’T F@#KING EXIST!!
    So are you having some trouble recruiting talent this year? Has the recruiting process been exhausting? Has your role been open much longer than you wanted it to be open? Isn’t it enough that the job postings aren’t working anymore? […]
    - 13 Dec 19, 8:40pm -
    I had never heard the term “ghosting” until this year.  I mean it isn’t a brand new term. It is a topic and word that has been discussed in the workplace for several years now.  I just never thought I WOULD EXPERIENCE […]
    - 21 Aug 18, 2:53pm -

HR Cloud

Women of HR

  • A Career Brick Wall or A Window of Opportunity?
    Sometimes things happen in life that are simply unexpected, unfair, and come from out of the blue and smack you in the face like you were never expecting it.  That happened to me this past January.  I had a great career for almost two decades consu…
    - 23 Jul 20, 1:00pm -
  • It’s Your Destiny… Take Control
    I’ve been away from Women of HR for a while.  It was never my intention to let this platform go into hiatus, but as we all know life happens and best intentions are sometimes eclipsed by the realities of life.  But nevertheless, I’m back with t…
    - 9 Mar 20, 1:11pm -
  • The Science is Simple: Women on the Rise
    With my team at Messina Staffing in Chicago, I’ve had the pleasure of connecting many talented women with wonderful jobs in science, technology, and engineering. Today, I see women rising everywhere I look, and the opportunities are only increasing…
    - 26 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • A Cautionary Tale: Amazon’s Experiment with AI in Hiring
    While the search for true human-level computing power is still elusive, the targeted use of artificial intelligence is currently transforming individual lives and entire industries. From intelligent sourcing and automatic ordering optimizing supply c…
    - 19 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • 5 Ways To Use Empathy to Become An Effective HR Leader
    “You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” – John Steinbeck A couple of years ago I remember asking the CHRO of the company I employed at about what he thought was the most important characteristic an HR leader should posses…
    - 12 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • The New Digital Human Workplace #HRTechConf
    The 2019 version of the HR Technology Conference and Exposition wrapped up about a week and a half ago, and as always it was a world class showcase of HR technology solutions, ideas, and trends in the space.  It’s a show that I wish every human re…
    - 15 Oct 19, 3:42pm -

HR Examiner

  • SAP Swoops!
    With SAP SuccessFactors’ acquisition of SwoopTalent, they are joined together as a supergroup. The acquisition suggests that SuccessFacors is about to approach the market in a powerfully different way.The post SAP Swoops! first appeared on HR Exam…
    - 16 Aug 21, 4:41pm -
  • HRExaminer v12.08
    Almost all security problems, intentional or otherwise, come from people. This is the first in a two-part series from John Sumser about making security a part of the HR agenda. Why Focus Your HR Department on Security? John Sumser covers the fut…
    - 19 Feb 21, 5:00pm -
  • Why Focus Your HR Department on Security? Part II
    John Sumser concludes his two-part series on making security a part of the HR agenda. John covers the future of security issues, building an internal security center of excellence in the HR department, and all the specifics for getting started with y…
    - 19 Feb 21, 12:01pm -
  • Why Focus Your HR Department on Security?
    Almost all security problems, intentional or otherwise, come from people. This is the first in a two-part series about making security a part of the HR agenda.The post Why Focus Your HR Department on Security? first appeared on HR Examiner.
    - 18 Feb 21, 10:09pm -
  • A Surprisingly Happy Encounter with Shawn Achor
    “Achor’s talk was powerful precisely because it melded easy-to-understand ideas with scientific research. By the end of the talk, the audience was charged up, the social media pipelines were full of positivity, and contagious smiling was on displ…
    - 17 Feb 21, 8:28pm -
  • Hands-on experience cleaning data produces great wisdom
    “In the process of cleaning the data, great discoveries are made about the nature of the investigation. We learn the imperfections of our questions and the things that the data sources want to tell us. Hands-on experience cleaning the data produces…
    - 16 Feb 21, 12:04pm -

Minnesota Headhunter

  • newMinnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers: Sr. Talent Acquisition Coordinator - Full Time Job - CHS Talent Acquisition Manager - Full Time Job - Honeywell Contract Recruiter – Hybrid...
    - 3 days ago, 22 Nov 22, 3:06am -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers: Senior Recruiter – Digital, Data & Technology - Full Time Job - Thrivent Campus Recruiter - Full Time Job - Kimley Horn Recruiting...
    - 19 days ago, 5 Nov 22, 6:26pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers: Talent Acquisition Coordinator - Full Time Job - Inspire Medical Systems Talent Acquisition Partner, Manager - Full Time Job - Branch Talent Acqu…
    - 82 days ago, 3 Sep 22, 11:25pm -
  • Minnesota Software, Product, Engineering, Tech And Startup Jobs
    Over the past 6 weeks I have attended a number of Minnesota tech events including: Open Source North, Minnebar and MinneDemo Back to Campus. At the same time my 3 month turned 9 month project came to an end giving...
    - 14 Jul 22, 4:47pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Spring 2021 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 4 Nov 21, 3:07am -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Spring 2021 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 11 Oct 21, 12:59pm -

Fistful of Talent

  • Suffering from The Great Resignation? Maybe You Need to Know Your Employees a Little Better
    Way back when I ran a newspaper news desk (yes, it was THAT long ago), I was looking to hire a Copy Desk Chief.  It was a critical role because the Copy Chief reviewed the work of the copy editors, and more importantly, made sure that bad stuff…
    - 27 Oct 21, 12:13pm -
  • Where Did All The Workers Go!?
    The BLS labor stats came out recently, and it’s a bit perplexing for even us industry folks of what is happening to workers. The labor participation rate prior to the pandemic was around 63.3% and in the most recent month, it fell another .1% to 61…
    - 14 Oct 21, 4:37pm -
  • Are Thirty First-Round Interviews for a Single Position Reasonable?
    I’m Gen X. I’ve seen some things. Live long enough in the recruiting game, and you’ll have stories to tell. AWOL Candidates. Hiring Managers under the influence. Ghosting at a level that would make The Blair Witch Project seem like a cartoon. D…
    - 16 Sep 21, 5:20pm -
  • Exit Interviews? They’re Simply Too Little, Too Late
    Here’s a truism you can take to the bank: Bad ideas never seem to go away. How do I know? Well, it’s because with all the big workplace issues that are front and center today — like should you bring people back to the office, the remote vs. hyb…
    - 2 Sep 21, 4:16pm -
  • 5 Real TA/Hiring Strategies for a Brutal Post-COVID Recruiting World
    Hey – it’s 2021. When’s the party getting started again? I kid, but not really. First, talent was slow to come back as the world recovered from COVID-19. Whether you believe that was a byproduct of government subsidies, fear of the workplace, c…
    - 18 Aug 21, 3:25pm -
  • Women Are Picky! Recruitment Marketing 101!
    “OMG! Tim is so sexist!” Actually, I just give you the facts and data, you decide if it’s sexiest or not! I tend to think, with almost three decades of marriage under my belt that women, in my experience, tend to be way more selective than men.…
    - 5 Aug 21, 5:39pm -

Josh Bersin Blog

  • Understanding The Tech Layoffs. Could They Have Been Prevented?
    Time to talk about layoffs, a topic nobody likes. And while you may consider layoffs a “case of bad management,” let me convince you otherwise. In some sense they’re just a fact of life, and often we simply need them. Here is my argument.The…
    - 15 days ago, 9 Nov 22, 5:35pm -
  • The Growing Role Of Pay In Employee Experience and Business Performance
    For the last three years we’ve been worried about burnout, mental health, and work life balance during the pandemic. This week a new issue has emerged. A new Mercer study of employee sentiment found that pay has suddenly become the number one facto…
    - 25 days ago, 30 Oct 22, 9:17pm -
  • The Story Behind The Book: Irresistible, Launching Now
    This week we officially launch Irresistible, a book that has been in development for more than seven years. It’s a leadership, management, and HR book filled with stories, tips, and best practices from years of my research, consulting, and meetings…
    - 30 days ago, 25 Oct 22, 12:35pm -
  • Cornerstone Makes A Play To Dominate The Skills Platform Market
    This week was the week of Cornerstone’s global user conference, entitled Limitless: Unlocking the Potential of your Workforce. And for the first time, users get to see what the new Cornerstone is all about.Let me first say that I’ve been working…
    - 33 days ago, 22 Oct 22, 3:31pm -
  • Career Pathways: An Innovation That Could Transform The Economy
    We just released new research on Career Pathways, a bold corporate innovation that creates non-linear career paths for workers with any education. This approach, which has been pioneered by companies like Walmart, Amazon, Mercy BonSecours, and others…
    - 39 days ago, 16 Oct 22, 4:41pm -
  • The Economy That Just Won’t Quit: Why Jobs Keep Getting Created
    Economist seem baffled about job creation, even in the economic slowdown. This month the US unemployment rate dropped to 3.5%, the lowest level in more than 50 years. The Fed, which keeps raising rates and trying to reduce asset prices, simply cannot…
    - 47 days ago, 8 Oct 22, 4:16pm -

Your HR Buddy

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

HR Gazette

  • newHRchat Interview with Bonnie Tinder: How to Make HR Software Implementation Less Painful
    In this HRchat episode, we ask: why can HR software implementation be painful and how can we make things better? My guest this time is Bonnie Tinder. Bonnie was named a “Top 100 HR Tech Influencer in 2022” by HR Executive Magazine. For over 25…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Nov 22, 1:57pm -
  • newWhy DBS Checks Are Crucial For Business Security
    In the modern economic climate, all business owners should be taking every precaution available to ensure the security of their businesses. From double-checking your business insurance arrangements to diversifying where you get stock from, there are…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Nov 22, 3:43pm -
  • HRchat Interview with Eren Ikiz: How to Retain Your Employees
    In HRchat episode 510, we consider what it takes for companies to retain their best people. Listen too, as we talk about ways to help leaders create a more engaging company culture. My guest this time is Eren Ikiz, my friend and Founder of Improva In…
    - 6 days ago, 18 Nov 22, 11:30am -
  • HRchat Interview with Tunde Kolarinwa: Defining Future HR Functions
    In episode 509 of the HRchat podcast, Pauline James, Founder and CEO of Anchor HR returns to host another episode to ask: How do People and Culture divisions need to adapt their approach and services to meet the changing needs of employees and what…
    - 7 days ago, 17 Nov 22, 11:49am -
  • HRchat Interview with Christopher Croner: Personality Traits of Successful Salespeople
    In HRchat episode 508, we focus on challenges related to attracting, hiring, and onboarding Sales professionals. Joining me on the show is psychologist, sales assessment expert and Principal at SalesDrive LLC, Christopher Croner, Ph.D. Chris is the c…
    - 9 days ago, 15 Nov 22, 9:27pm -
  • Giving Hybrid and Remote Work the Best Chance to Succeed
    Hybride Work and The Power of Emotional Intelligence Bizarre behaviors  I’m guilty of it.  Leaving my jacket on the back of my chair in the office and keeping my computer screen on to make it look like I was still around the building somewhere, w…
    - 13 days ago, 11 Nov 22, 12:17pm -

Everyday People

  • Three Trips (at least)
    I know I’ve been writing about the adventures of our daughter becoming a homeowner. It’s because I’ve always been someone who experiences and sees stories come from more of everyday life than life-altering shifts. Those monumental occurrences h…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Nov 22, 1:03am -
  • The Avoidance Box
    I have a fantastic men’s group !! We meet weekly and I’m sure to get many takeaways from our time together. This week, my dear friend Larry gave me a true nugget. We were talking about behavior and things that make us uncomfortable when he said,…
    - 25 days ago, 31 Oct 22, 12:39am -
  • Clear the Brush !!
    The past few weekends have been very full and exciting. We helped our daughter move from an apartment to her first house. We’re so proud of her because she was able to find and purchase the home on her own. Anytime you move from place to place, the…
    - 39 days ago, 16 Oct 22, 8:00pm -
  • Howdy !!
    This past weekend my wife and I were fortunate to experience a milestone with our daughter as we helped get her new home in order. She bought her first home on her own in Indianapolis. We joined her to get things cleaned and just the way she wanted i…
    - 53 days ago, 3 Oct 22, 1:50am -
  • A Tale of Three . . .
    Dinner with Friends This past week I was invited by some dear friends who all work in different facets of HR. It was a chance to network, share stories, laugh and get to know each other better over a great meal. I was tickled to be invited because I…
    - 67 days ago, 18 Sep 22, 10:14pm -
  • Contribute vs. Consume
    It’s astonishing how much the workforce has evolved and changed over the past three years, isn’t it? We’ve moved from in-person as the primary mode of “work” to a mix of in-person, remote, hybrid and gig. Employees no longer accept their ro…
    - 81 days ago, 4 Sep 22, 9:57pm -

Workplace Diva

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

Corn on the Job

  • Seeking A Management Role? Consider This First
    Source – CCO License There are a lot of obvious reasons why you might want to seek out a managerial role for yourself. For most people, this will indicate a pretty good improvement in their career progression, a promotion that they can be proud of,…
    - 5 Aug 22, 1:33pm -
  • The root of all troubles
    How much money did you give to create your website? Or maybe you put a lot of time and effort into creating it yourself? And the result does not meet your expectations at all, and among the visitors to your site are you and your mother, who is proud…
    - 4 Jul 22, 1:22pm -
  • How to Protect Your Team’s Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace
    Image Pexels CC0 License As a business owner, you need a strong team of employees to help you reach your goals and ensure your business operates smoothly and successfully. But, understanding that your team is at the heart of your business and that ea…
    - 11 May 22, 2:09pm -
  • Career Possibilities For The Extroverted Candidate
    Plenty of people like to work alone; working from home, or remotely outside of the office, is absolutely perfect for them! They excel when they can focus on the task at hand, and like to spend time with other people strictly outside of work.  Howeve…
    - 26 Apr 22, 10:33am -
  • Defining the Right Relationship Between Yourself and Your Staff
    Employees are vital to the success of a business. As much as some staff members might feel as though their boss views them as disposable, this doesn’t have to be the case. You are the one in charge of your own business, and you have the power to ma…
    - 28 Jan 22, 4:29pm -
  • 5 Ways to Make Your Business Unique
    The business world is more crowded than ever and making your voice heard can seem extremely difficult. Originality goes a long way, though, and will help you stand out, attracting customers and boosting word-of-mouth sales. Here are some tips to help…
    - 17 Jan 22, 4:22pm -

The HR Blog

  • Career in metaverse -Top interview questions
    Many see metaverse as a network of interconnected virtual worlds. Here are the top interview questions for a career in metaverse. There are several hypotheses and forecasts regarding the prospects of a career in Metaverse. It’s also debatable wheth…
    - 48 days ago, 7 Oct 22, 3:48pm -
  • Top interview questions for a Blockchain Developer
    The future of blockchain developers is very promising. With the increasing popularity of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, more and more businesses are starting to accept them as payment. This trend is likely to continue, and the demand for blockch…
    - 48 days ago, 7 Oct 22, 3:17pm -
  • HR interview Questions & Answers on Managing Through Systems
    Most candidates in the job interview are posed interview questions on their ability to manage through systems. It is the potential to design practices, processes, and procedures which allow managing from a distance. Along with this, the candidate sho…
    - 1 May 20, 3:54am -
  • HR interview Questions & Answers on Command Skills
    Command skills are equally important for leadership roles, especially in crisis situations, and often gets tested in the HR Interview questions. These are slightly different from leadership traits because it requires one to be more authoritarian, wit…
    - 25 Apr 20, 3:04am -
  • HR Interview Questions and Answers on Conflict Management
    Managing conflicts in teams or conflict management skills are highly valued and often get tested through HR interview questions for a senior level managerial role Considering that you are mentoring teams or leading by example. Conflicts are bound to…
    - 18 Apr 20, 2:47am -
  • HR Interview Questions and Answers on Being Bold
    Managerial courage or being bold is an essential skill for senior leaders, and it is common to face HR interview questions pertaining to it. Considering the fast-paced world today, there seems to always be an increased level of uncertainty at work. I…
    - 13 Apr 20, 2:02am -

The HR Capitalist

Unbridled Talent

True Faith HR

  • On "Too Hot to Handle" and Opening Colleges
      Today, our campus begins to welcome students back for the Fall semester.  One week from today, classes begin, for the most part, with face-to-face instruction for the first time since mid-March. A lot of time, energy, and resources were spent ov…
    - 17 Aug 20, 2:41pm -
  • The Intriguing #HR Implications of a Cancelled College Football Season #NFL
      There is likely no organization that has more information about selecting its employees than the National Football League's collection of 30 teams. They have hours of game tape where they can witness their potential future employees actually perf…
    - 10 Aug 20, 3:38pm -
  • Support the @SHRMFoundation, and get one of @SHRMCallieZ's books #SHRM #HR
    Last year, we lost a shining light in HR - Callie Zipple - to stomach cancer at the far too young age of 32 (and you can read my thoughts about her from a previous blogpost here).  As a student and as a representative of SHRM, she was always strivin…
    - 14 Jan 20, 4:51pm -
  • Helping Callie (@SHRMCallieZ)
    I've been teaching for nearly 25 years, and have probably taught over 5,000 students.  Few, if any, have combined the wit, charm, and intelligence of Callie Zipple. Callie is simply one of the best students I’ve had the opportunity to teach.   …
    - 8 Jul 19, 12:59pm -
  • Kawhi Leonard, the #8ManRotation, and the #NBASummerLeague
    Bringing the blog out from the mothballs for a couple of reasons.First, check out this clip of the NBA whisperer, Adrian Wojnarowski chatting with Scott Van Pelt about the free agency status of the mercurial Kawhi Leonard.  As of this writing, Kawhi…
    - 5 Jul 19, 2:11pm -
  • Was There Ever A Golden Age of Conversation?
    The Killeen Chair of Theology and Philosophy Lecture Series kicked off its theme of "Technology and Community"with Dr. Carol Bruess discussing "Our Love-Affair With Technology: Some (Inconvenient) Truths."Given the topic, it was not surprising to hea…
    - 28 Sep 18, 1:57pm -

HR Potential

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

Evil HR Lady

  • newHow to Talk With Your Employees about the Club Q Shootings
    On Saturday night, an attacker at Colorado Spring’s Club Q killed five people and injured 17. While we all hope and pray that no violent personThe post How to Talk With Your Employees about the Club Q Shootings appeared first on Evil HR Lady.
    - 1 day ago, 23 Nov 22, 11:30am -
  • newAre Employers Acting in Bad Faith With Unrealistic Salary Ranges?
    New York City’s new law requiring job postings to have salary ranges went into effect earlier this month, and the response was stunning. Stunningly awfulThe post Are Employers Acting in Bad Faith With Unrealistic Salary Ranges? appeared first on E…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Nov 22, 12:44pm -
  • When onboarding goes bad – and how to fix it
    ‘Worst onboarding experiences’ sounds like a great topic – one that would have lots of fabulous stories. So I asked my readers, expecting the responsesThe post When onboarding goes bad – and how to fix it appeared first on Evil HR Lady.
    - 6 days ago, 18 Nov 22, 11:53am -
  • Elon Musk Was Right to Let People Go at Twitter. How He Conducted the Layoffs Was All Wrong
    Like everyone else, I’ve been watching the Twitter meltdown while munching popcorn and wondering what amazing thing will happen next. As an HR person, I know thatThe post Elon Musk Was Right to Let People Go at Twitter. How He Conducted the Layo…
    - 7 days ago, 17 Nov 22, 10:19am -
  • Are there staff you really don’t need?
    Four cannibals apply for a job in a big corporation… “Well“, says the boss, „if I hire you guys, you have to promise to notThe post Are there staff you really don’t need? appeared first on Evil HR Lady.
    - 9 days ago, 15 Nov 22, 3:22pm -
  • Dilemma of the Month: Is the Customer Really Always Right?
    I own a retail business, and sometimes customers can be rude and inappropriate, but I’m worried about a recession, so the customer is always right.The post Dilemma of the Month: Is the Customer Really Always Right? appeared first on Evil HR Lady.
    - 10 days ago, 14 Nov 22, 6:21pm -

Total Picture Radio


  • Craig Fisher Going Beyond Resumes
    This interview I did with Sumitha Mariyam Raj and peopleHum is chock full of great tips for job seekers and employers as we start back to work. Full text from this interview can be found on peopleHum’s site hereRead moreThe post Craig Fisher G…
    - 11 Aug 20, 12:13am -
  • Craig Fisher on the Jeff Crilley Show – Unlock the Power of Your Brand
    Are you in job search mode?  This post is for you.  I visited the Jeff Crilley Show at his studio in Dallas to chat about what job seekers can do to attract the attention of employers.  Check out the video below for some strategic ideas to get not…
    - 11 Aug 20, 12:02am -
  • Craig Fisher’s Home Office Video and Lighting Setup
    Read moreThe post Craig Fisher’s Home Office Video and Lighting Setup appeared first on Craig Fisher.
    - 10 Aug 20, 11:48pm -
  • TalentNet Live Celebrates 10 Years 12/6 at Toyota HQ in Plano, TX
    Fun fact: the top RECRUITING and HR conference in TEXAS is celebrating 10 YEARS Dec. 6th at TOYOTA's North American HQ in Plano! The post TalentNet Live Celebrates 10 Years 12/6 at Toyota HQ in Plano, TX appeared first on…
    - 8 Oct 19, 5:52pm -
  • Sourcecon preview from speaker Craig Fisher
    Hey this is Craig Fisher and it’s almost fall!  I know it seems hot right now.  But you know where it’s gonna be hotter in September? Atlanta for SourceCon September 24 through 26.  I hope you’ll join me.  We’re gonna talk tech.  We’re…
    - 4 Sep 18, 10:26pm -
  • Employer Branding That Really Works for Recruiting Gen Y Workers
    OK. I get it. You’re probably tired of hearing about Millennials (Gen Y) by now. I can’t say I blame you, if we’re being honest. But as much hiring hype as Gen Y has received in recruiting over the years, the fact is that no employer can affo…
    - 7 Aug 18, 9:14pm -

The Buzz on HR

UnderCover Recruiter

  • newHow to Cultivate Top Talent While Navigating a Volatile Job Market
    The current employment landscape is complex and punctuated by uncertainty. Buzzwords like the ‘great resignation’ and ‘great layoffs’ are sparking a shift in hiring strategies among employers, especially as a potential recession is looming. T…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Nov 22, 6:57pm -
  • Recruiting Technology is the Lynchpin to Solving Talent Shortages
    Recruiting has a long reputation for being a tedious process: posting jobs individually to multiple job boards, sifting through LinkedIn profiles, sorting through stacks of resumes, and reaching out to candidates one by one to schedule interviews. Bu…
    - 14 days ago, 10 Nov 22, 6:04pm -
  • How Can Managers Beat ‘Productivity Paranoia’?
    New research shows many managers still have issues trusting employees who work remotely, with this disconnect being coined as ‘productivity paranoia’. It’s the concept that even if employees are working effectively, managers won’t believe i…
    - 16 days ago, 8 Nov 22, 5:55pm -
  • 5 Tips for Managers to Maximize Interviews and Secure the Best Talent 
    Businesses are currently battling a candidate-driven jobs market when searching for talent. There are more jobs than job seekers, so it’s more important than ever for managers and HR professionals to ensure they’re maximizing interviews to secure…
    - 28 days ago, 27 Oct 22, 5:03pm -
  • Future Workplace Trends and Hashtags
    I won’t ask you if you’ve heard of “quiet quitting.” I refuse. In the last half of 2022, the trending hashtag started a movement on TikTok that mysteriously went on and on like a bad case of food poisoning. Long after the topic had passed its…
    - 30 days ago, 25 Oct 22, 5:27pm -
  • How VMware Attracts and Retains Tech Talent
    Long before COVID-19 made working from home the norm, this software company was experimenting with remote work and exploring its impact on employer brand. This unsung hero of the B2B technology space was powering some of the busiest and most visible…
    - 35 days ago, 20 Oct 22, 4:01pm -

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

HackerRank Blog

Ohio Employment Law Blog

  • Pulling Back the Curtain on Email Deliverability
    You can create the best email in the world, but it won’t matter if it doesn’t make it to your subscriber.And that’s why it’s vitally important you work with an email service provider (like FeedBlitz!) who places the highest possible focus…
    - 5 Aug 22, 4:42pm -
  • Your Guide to the FeedBlitz Email Ad Program
    Every email you send and every update that goes live is an opportunity — and that includes the opportunity to generate revenue.You’ve carved out your space on the world wide web and built a community of like-minded people interested in readin…
    - 21 Mar 22, 5:57pm -
  • (Pumpkin) Spice Up Your Emails with Fall and Halloween-themed Templates
    Save time on design and get a jumpstart in spicing up your emails with a free Fall or Halloween-themed email template!A simple and easy way to bring the holidays into your email marketing – without having to start a design from scratch – these…
    - 27 Sep 21, 2:33pm -
  • It’s Official: Google is Ending FeedBurner Email. Here are Your Next Steps.
    Google has announced that Feedburner's email services will end in July 2021. Here's a guide for you to help you plan your move to a new email service as painlessly as possible.        
    - 14 Apr 21, 10:03pm -
  • 3 Ways to Earn (Even More) Money with Your Emails
    Learn how you can turn your emails into revenue streams.Growing an audience is one of the most exciting and engaging things you can do online. Through a variety of many different outlets, including email, you’re able to offer value to like-mind…
    - 16 Mar 21, 1:30pm -
  • New: Schedule Your Emails Multiple Days a Week or Month
    More hassle-free set it and forget it email campaigns at your fingertips.The beauty of automated RSS-to-email campaigns is the set it and forget it factor, knowing your email campaigns will be sent as scheduled with your new content – that was…
    - 12 Mar 21, 2:45pm -

The Recruiting Unblog

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

    - 6 Feb 14, 7:44am -

Musings From Sussex

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

Take It Personel-ly

  • newHow to Keep Employees Long-Term
    Whether you run a major company with a large workforce or a small business with a handful of employees, it’s important that you do everything possible to keep your staff members happy so that they’ll feel workplace satisfaction and want to contin…
    - 4 hours ago, 24 Nov 22, 10:52am -
  • newEverything You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency
    Cryptocurrency is an internet-based medium of exchange that uses blockchain technology. Technology is both controversial and revolutionary. Understanding the blockchain is the backbone of crypto. Understanding how it works will help you understand th…
    - 18 hours ago, 23 Nov 22, 9:03pm -
  • new8 Unique Ways to Fundraise for Any Occasion in 2023
    There are many unique ways to fundraise for any occasion in 2023. Some of these methods are traditional, such as a bake sale or car wash. Others are more creative, like a scavenger hunt or talent shows. No matter what type of fundraiser you choose, p…
    - 1 day ago, 23 Nov 22, 10:34am -
  • newItalian Wine Business
    Italy’s wine business is one of the oldest in the world. The country is home to some of the most renowned wines, like Chianti, Pinot Grigio, and Prosecco. While Italy’s wine industry is huge, launching a wine business here can be difficult. But w…
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  • newWays to Prepare Your Business in Case of Environmental Emergencies
    The weather can be unpredictable at times, and this means a storm, tornado, or blizzard may hit harder than predicted. Unfortunately, an environmental emergency can also cause damage to your business. This is why it is important to prepare your busin…
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    No Excuses HR

    • newLife Runs Me
      I don’t know about you, but I put an enormous amount of pressure on myself to stay in control.Of everything.All the time.Yeah, that’s not the best option though. Damn it.I feel better when I convince myself that I’m driving things forward in my…
      - 3 days ago, 21 Nov 22, 6:17pm -
    • My Biggest Flex
      I’m not sure when this phrase became a thing. I like it though. Flexing means effort, sacrifice, consistency, and ultimately results. It’s more that just announcing something, or at least it should be. Flexing means success.Often ‘biggest flex…
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    • The Brink of Insight
      I’ve worked with a lot of bright people through the years. Smart, accomplished professionals who really know their stuff. And yet, they somehow miss the mark. Sure, they do a good job overall, but there’s a missing piece in there that is hard to…
      - 17 days ago, 7 Nov 22, 12:43pm -
    • Soul Hacker
      I have a network of close friends who also happen to be in senior executive roles across the country. And they are dealing with a lot. A lot of stress. A lot of big decisions. A lot of isolation.  Did you know executive life can be incredibly isola…
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    • What Do I Get?
      I’ve been thinking a lot about what executive leadership is going through now that the world of work has so dramatically changed in such a short period of time. Are there elements of our pre-pandemic work life that have survived? Is the era of emp…
      - 31 days ago, 24 Oct 22, 11:44am -
    • The Rules Have Changed
      The world or work is in a full sprint. Digital dominates all communication, employee activism is exploding, expectations of all employees are shifting constantly, and the concerns about the economy are ever present.So, are you still engaging your emp…
      - 35 days ago, 20 Oct 22, 3:21pm -

    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…
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    • 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…
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    • 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

    • A Million Miles Away
      To spend your time on this earth connecting people across the world and using your skills to improve people’s lives is a legacy that any of us would be happy to leave behind. A year ago, a friend of mine passed away. He was one of the first people…
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    • When is it Time to Make A Change?
      When your world is completely upended does anything you used to do make sense anymore? That’s a question I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. We are all trying to navigate a world that looks very different from eight months ago. We are all impa…
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    • Building Organizations Where Employees Can Be Creative
      Businesses across all industries are facing unprecedented disruption: rapidly evolving technology (AI, automation, etc.), new entrants in traditional markets, and changing business and consumer expectations. These disruptors are forcing organizatio…
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    • What Does A Good HR Business Partner Look Like?
      The HR Business Partner is a job for experienced pros with education in HR and business…you can find all the details on that with easy internet search,  You don’t need me to tell you about the education and work experience required for this kind…
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    • I’m Back From a 30 Day Digital Detox
      Digital technology is everywhere and for many of us its necessary to do our jobs. I couldn’t hibernate on a remote mountain for a month so I had to figure out a way I could keep my job and try digital minimalism. The post I’m Back From a 30 Day…
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    • Don’t Let Someone Else Tell Your Story
      New leaders have a short amount of time to tell their story. Leaders are brought in under a number of circumstances – sometimes its a simple transition from one job to the next and other times its because something needs to be “fixed.” Regardle…
      - 4 Mar 19, 12:01pm -

    Talent Culture

    • newCelebrating Movember: Men’s Health at Work
      EDITOR’S NOTE: At TalentCulture, we recognize a healthy workforce is a more engaged and productive workforce. That’s why we’re spreading the word about the importance of “Movember” men’s health awareness in this article. The holiday seaso…
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    • Are You Cultivating a “Culture-Add” Talent Strategy?
      In recent years, I’ve been encouraged by a groundswell of employers that are choosing to embrace “culture-add” people practices. In fact, several months ago, I wrote about it in a Sage Masterclass article. Because this concept is central to the…
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    • People Science: A Fix for Broken Employee Engagement?
      For years, organizations have invested heavily in programs designed to improve employee engagement and work performance. But despite good intentions, too many of these endeavors have fallen short. Now, some are turning to people science and coaching…
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    • Human Resources Technology Company Performica Adds to its Academic Advisory Board
      Professors Noshir Contractor, Heather Whiteman, and Keith Hunter will help Performica as it leverages prescriptive people analytics to transform progressive companiesThe post Human Resources Technology Company Performica Adds to its Academic Advisor…
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    • Winners Announced for 2022 HRO Today Association Awards for North America and EMEA
      The HRO Today Association presented awards for the North America and EMEA regions during the HRO Today Association Conference & Awards program. More than 150 senior HR executives attended the virtual event.The post Winners Announced for 2022 HRO Tod…
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    • 7 Employee Appreciation Ideas People Love
      Employee appreciation is naturally top-of-mind for employers during the holiday season. But employees actually prefer recognition throughout the year. In fact, according to a HubSpot survey, 39% of employees don’t feel appreciated, and nearly 7 in…
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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

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    • Only Time Will Tell If You REALLY Believe That Employees Come First
      There are only three agenda items at our executive meetings: People, sales, and profit.In what order I asked? “That is the order,” was the response.Everyone in the room looked on like an approving parent.I belong to a group in Dubai that we calle…
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    • Are You Making Sure To Change Your Talent Along With Your Strategy?
      I have never had strategy and talent explained that way. I am a professor at a Business School here in Dubai and I teach strategy. We should put something together.At the end of one of my speeches, I was approached by this professor who gave me his b…
      - 23 Sep 15, 10:34am -
    • The Tide Is Turning – The Old Ways Of Managing A Workforce Are Evolving
      These were recent headlines that came across my news feed: Would You Give Staff a Three-Day Weekend? Global Retailer Uniqlo is Giving it a GoFacebook Co-founder Calls Out Tech Industry for Lack of Work-Life BalanceHow Working Long Hours is Hitting Yo…
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    • Better Engagement? It Trickles Down From Managers to Your Employees
      I do not care whether anyone here likes me or not.Please do not come to me with this, I should be the last person that you come to with questions, go figure it out.Now I just do my job and what is required. Nothing more.This one-sided conversation wa…
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    • Maybe Amazon’s New World Of Work Isn’t Right For Someone Like Me
      “Nearly every person I worked with, I saw cry at their desk,” said former Amazon employee Bo Olson, who worked in book marketing. Or, they very wisely chose to leave.Explanations like “we’re not totally sure” or “I’ll get back to you”…
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    Interview Geek

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

    The HR Field Guide

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

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

    • Remote promotion, how to land a promotion working remotely
      Worried about being skipped over? Don't think you can be promoted because you are remote and your peers are local to the Home Office? How to secure a remote promotion in a post-COVID and remote world. The post Remote promotion, how to land a promoti…
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    • Hybrid Work Environment, is it here to stay?
      Hybrid Work Environment    What is a Hybrid Work Environment? I just sort of took it for granted until I participated in a panel where we took a deep dive on the topic. I was recently a participant in a panel discussing the topic of the Hybrid W…
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    • Work from home vs. returning to the office
      Paying rent for an empty office. Remote work in 2022 and beyondWorking from home forces changes to the work environmentBack in March of 2020, no one knew if they would be in the office or at home. COVID was running rampant with no vaccine in sight…
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    • Your Zoom image is limiting your career
      How not to make a name for yourself via ZoomDo you know what you look like over Zoom?Why should you care about your Zoom image? I will be the first to say that Zoom saves careers and I am a big fan. In a post COVID world, I think many employees wo…
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    • Manager Communication
      Your manager isn’t incompetent. They just have different values and communication styles. Crack the code and you will be successful.Not part of the job description Before you get too judgy with your boss, there are a few things we should take in…
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    • Job offer review, the hidden numbers behind a job offer
      The salary is just the tip of the iceberg. Ask the right questions and you can avoid surprises.Job offer review, the hidden numbersDo you know what job offer review questions to ask when contemplating a new position? I give a lot of job offers in…
      - 24 Mar 22, 1:00am -

    Christopher in HR

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

    Joe Gerstandt Blog

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

    China Gorman Blog

    • Are You Ready for AI?
      The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) is a pretty high falutin’ outfit. It’s the business and economics research arm of McKinsey & Company. Not focused so much on middle-market HR folks, it publishes a wealth of well-researched papers that focus on…
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    • 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, is a thoughtful and interesting discussion of the impac…
      - 22 Aug 17, 2:49pm -
    • The Value of Purpose

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

    Steve Boese HR Technology

    Women of HR

    • A Career Brick Wall or A Window of Opportunity?
      Sometimes things happen in life that are simply unexpected, unfair, and come from out of the blue and smack you in the face like you were never expecting it.  That happened to me this past January.  I had a great career for almost two decades consu…
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    • It’s Your Destiny… Take Control
      I’ve been away from Women of HR for a while.  It was never my intention to let this platform go into hiatus, but as we all know life happens and best intentions are sometimes eclipsed by the realities of life.  But nevertheless, I’m back with t…
      - 9 Mar 20, 1:11pm -
    • The Science is Simple: Women on the Rise
      With my team at Messina Staffing in Chicago, I’ve had the pleasure of connecting many talented women with wonderful jobs in science, technology, and engineering. Today, I see women rising everywhere I look, and the opportunities are only increasing…
      - 26 Nov 19, 11:00am -
    • A Cautionary Tale: Amazon’s Experiment with AI in Hiring
      While the search for true human-level computing power is still elusive, the targeted use of artificial intelligence is currently transforming individual lives and entire industries. From intelligent sourcing and automatic ordering optimizing supply c…
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    • 5 Ways To Use Empathy to Become An Effective HR Leader
      “You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” – John Steinbeck A couple of years ago I remember asking the CHRO of the company I employed at about what he thought was the most important characteristic an HR leader should posses…
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    • The New Digital Human Workplace #HRTechConf
      The 2019 version of the HR Technology Conference and Exposition wrapped up about a week and a half ago, and as always it was a world class showcase of HR technology solutions, ideas, and trends in the space.  It’s a show that I wish every human re…
      - 15 Oct 19, 3:42pm -

    Benz Communications

    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 pressure s…
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    • the challenges of recruiting in hypergrowth
      Perfecting your recruitment and hiring process is hard enough during so-called normal conditions, but as Wrede Petersmeyer and the rest of the team at Airbnb found out, it’s even more difficult during a period of hypergrowth. Since Wrede j…
      - 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 assoc…
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    • 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 industry…
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    • 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 be…
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    • 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 co…
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    HR Hardball

    • Veteran’s Day – We Can Do More
      Meet Lt. Col. Kathy Gallowitz (Ret.), creator and driving force behind Vanguard Veteran and author of "Beyond Thank You For Your Service." Kathy's passion for championing an underutilized talent resource is palpable, and she's ready to share her wisd…
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    • Season 4…We’re back baby!
      It’s been a minute, but we’re back baby! Season 4 will kick-off on November 11th with a special Veteran’s Day interview with retired Lt. Colonel Kathy Gallowitz. Thank you to all our listeners who reached out during our hiatus, sometimes life r…
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    • Crisis Is as Crisis Does
      “BUSY.” That’s my new one-word answer to every “Hey, how’s it going?!” question I receive. Not in a dismissive sense, as if the question annoys me, but in a real “I’M SO FREAKING BUSY” sense. So my time and dedication to the blog ha…
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    • Remove Communication Barriers Between Departments
      There are a plethora of reasons that communication isn’t always placed in a priority position. From poor leadership to unclear goals to jealousy and undefined processes, obstacles are everywhere. Unfortunately, failure to communicate clearly can ca…
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    • Out of The Box with Allison Zofan
      People will ask me occasionally, who is the audience for “HR Hardball, ” is it just for HR professionals? You might be surprised to know that less than ⅓ of HRH subscribers define their role as an HR function. The rest are a mix of entrepreneur…
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    • 5 Ways Hiring an HR Consultant Pays Off
      Regardless of the size or nature of your business, your staff is one of your most valuable assets. An HR consultant provides an invaluable service by offering guidance on the best ways to recruit, manage, and maintain a productive workforce.
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    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…
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    • 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…
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    • 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 -…
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    • 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…
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    • 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…
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    • 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…
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    Something Different HR


    HR to WHO


    • It is all about the rituals
      I’m sure like me you have your rituals, whether that’s the daily coffee always bought from the same coffee shop, the time that you eat your lunch or the run that you take after work. The small and seemingly important fabric of our lives that we e…
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    • We create the culture (when) we hate
      Social media isn’t what it once could have been. Perhaps it was always destined to be this way – factious, opinionated, angry and blaming. Perhaps it is just places a magnifying glass on the society that we are creating, that’s playing out in f…
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    • The bubble of employee opinion
      A few years ago now (the ‘rona years makes time a little confused) I read a fabulous book called The Disruption Dilemma by Joshua Gans. I’m not a huge fan of the over use of the word disruption and Gans does a great job of separating out the whea…
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    • Are we out of the woods yet?
      One of the reasons I’ve always hated the comparison between business and sport is that whilst one has a very clear beginning and end, whether that is the geographical distance of a race, the length of a season, or the number of points that need to…
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    • We’re stuck inside our own debate (again)
      When you think the biggest contribution you have to make to your organisation is a debate on how many days office workers should be in the office, you know you’ve failed as a profession. Sorry, I want to find a nicer way of saying that, but I just…
      - 13 Jun 22, 7:00am -
    • Whatever happens, just don’t be a loser
      Last week was one of those where I either seemed to be listening to someone talking about the changing workplace, or alternatively talking to others about it. One of the joys of people properly coming out of pandemic mode is the chance to get togethe…
      - 16 May 22, 7:00am -


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

    HR Culture Club

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

    Accidental HR

    • Failing to learn
      “On a cycle the frame is gone. You’re completely in contact with it all. You’re in the scene, not just watching it anymore, and the sense of presence is overwhelming.” ― Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inq…
      - 17 Sep 20, 10:00am -
    • Warning: Introvert at Work
      We make a lot of assumptions about how people operate based on these neat labels that we apply: Boomers, Millennials, Introverts, Extroverts Quants, Techies…it saves us time – people know what we mean when we refer to them.  Their profiles are u…
      - 8 Sep 20, 5:04pm -
    • Through a window or into a mirror?
      Maturity is that time when the mirrors in our mind turn to windows and instead of seeing the reflection of ourselves, we see others . Source unknown _____________________________________________________________________________ At work, we are on a p…
      - 31 Aug 20, 10:00am -
    • Weeding through the chaos
      I can’t believe it’s been a year.  Well, actually I can believe it because when I consider everything that has happened and continues to happen…it had to have been at least a 12-month period.  In fact, I can’t believe it’s only been a yea…
      - 21 Aug 20, 7:00pm -
    • Summer of `86 Revisited
      The summer of 1986 I was 14 and about to start high school in September.  I knew it was vital to take stock over the summer months because I was certain that something monumental was going to happen. The year before I had moved from the suburbs to t…
      - 12 Aug 19, 1:21am -
    • Why vulnerability is so important
      It irks me that I am sitting down to write this post so early on in January  because I feel like this should either be a look back on 2018 (summary: professionally productive, personally it sucked eggs) or my goals for 2019 (make it out alive). Howe…
      - 4 Jan 19, 5:53pm -

    Corporate HR Girl

    Salima Nathoo

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

    Break the Frame

    • You Thought It Was Clarity. Turns Out You Got Used to the View.
      The windshield was so smudged and grimy; I could hardly see out the front window in the bright sunlight. Looking for a less blurred section, I noticed friend’s initials smeared onto the glass, probably a remnant of McDonald’s run for french fries…
      - 24 Aug 21, 9:30am -
    • The Most Important Leadership Lessons I Learned from Selling a House
      We all know someone with a pair of favorite jeans in the back of the closet “just in case they fit again.” No thought given to changing style trends; they’re there, taking up physical and mental space. For me, it wasn’t jeans in the closet bu…
      - 10 Aug 21, 9:30am -
    • How to Stop Sabotaging Your Confidence and Authority
      It finally happened. No more supporting roles only for me. A director cast me as a lead.  At one of our early read-throughs, the director turned to me and asked, “Why do you keep doing that?” “Doing what?” I questioned.  “Your voice goes…
      - 27 Jul 21, 9:30am -
    • What Happens When You Hire an Expert Who isn’t an Expert?
      We live in a modern-day Field of Dreams. If you hang a cyberspace shingle, they will come. Sometimes they do, in droves, and yet there’s a price to be paid beyond the final invoice.  Companies hire them. Individuals trust them. You know who they a…
      - 6 Jul 21, 9:30am -
    • When Life Gives You Lemons It’s Time To Get Creative
      We’ve all heard the quote or seen the memes: “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Lemons are an opportunity for change, creativity, and the transformation of sour into sweet.  The quote implies you turn something yuck into yum. However…
      - 22 Jun 21, 9:30am -

    Whipper Snapper HR

      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…
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    • The Importance of *expletive* Intermissions
      It's the Cabaret Festival in Adelaide, and last night we went along to support a friend's show - you know one of those things where it's probably not your cup of tea, but you want to see your people succeed. Well within the first 5 minutes, it was so…
      - 21 Jun 15, 3:54am -
    • You're Better than Samsung
      I will never buy a product that needs to shit on the competition to advertise itself.That's probably why I find Samsung phones unattractive.And why I change the channel every time this Ford Territory MkII ad comes on:It just makes me cringe at all th…
      - 15 Mar 15, 10:49am -
    • Be The Asshole Who Says It
      Those special relationships at work aren't doing anyone favours.Think of that team mate that's really liked, but needs extra guidance with 'careful cotton gloves'- they're not getting the real picture. And that respected colleague who can't print a d…
      - 27 Feb 15, 3:26pm -
    • Weed
      It’s spring, and although everything is green, I was surprised that when I actually looked at the garden, a huge amount of weeds have sprung up. It was a good reminder that in times of growth, we have to be really on guard about what’s establishi…
      - 14 Oct 14, 12:38pm -

    The Aristocracy of HR

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

    Talent Vanguard

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

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

    Career Connects

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

    Visueel Voorop in HR

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

    HR Bartender

    • New Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance Posters
      The EEOC has replaced their EEO is the Law poster with Know Your Rights. Covered employers are required to display it to stay in compliance.The post New Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance Posters appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 4 days ago, 20 Nov 22, 9:57am -
    • Use Acronyms to Manage Organizational Change Well
      Organizational change can happen fast. Management needs easy to remember tools to manage change. Use acronyms as a tip to deal with change.The post Use Acronyms to Manage Organizational Change Well appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 7 days ago, 17 Nov 22, 9:57am -
    • Change Management [Season 2 Episode 3] Societal Issues are Becoming HR Compliance Matters
      The compliance landscape changes at the rate of business change. Attorney Kate Bischoff on the HR Bartender Show podcast to talk about HR managing compliance change.The post Change Management [Season 2 Episode 3] Societal Issues are Becoming HR Comp…
      - 9 days ago, 15 Nov 22, 9:57am -
    • Salary Disclosure Laws Can Help Create Pay Equity
      Salary disclosure is being mandated by many states. Having honest conversations about pay upfront can benefit job seekers with pay equity.The post Salary Disclosure Laws Can Help Create Pay Equity appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 11 days ago, 13 Nov 22, 9:57am -
    • Withholding Expense Reimbursements – Ask #HR Bartender
      Money can be a big part of a good employee experience. An HR Bartender reader asks about expense reimbursements that should be handled better.The post Withholding Expense Reimbursements – Ask #HR Bartender appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 14 days ago, 10 Nov 22, 9:57am -
    • Empower Your People and Business: UKG FREE HR and Payroll eSymposium
      The FREE eSymposium from UKG focuses on empowering people and business. This is information HR needs right now to thrive in the year ahead.The post Empower Your People and Business: UKG FREE HR and Payroll eSymposium appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 16 days ago, 8 Nov 22, 9:57am -

    Human Resource Management

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

    Leadership Freak

    Three Star Leadership

    Ask a Manager


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

    HR Observations

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

    The Employer Handbook

    Talent & Social Business

    Thoughts For a Better Workplace

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

    Upstart HR

    In Full Bloom

    • Let’s Talk About Life: The Power Of Memories And Relationships In Coping With The Loss Of My Life Partner
      IntroductionSome of you may know that I wrote this widely read blog from November 2009 until my last post in August 2019. It wasn’t retirement that stopped me from blogging but rather the need to focus 200% on getting Ron through his second bout w…
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    • Let’s Talk About Life: The Power Of Memories
      My 55th Birthday Celebration WeekendMy father passed away in 1995 just before my 50th birthday, and we buried him on my birthday. At his funeral, there was quite a crowd, not because of his prominence but because of all he had done for others in the…
      - 9 Aug 19, 8:33pm -
    • Passover Memories: Family, Food, And Immigration Policy
      Passover Seder At The Obama White HouseI’ve been feeling a little weepy this Passover, awash in memories of the epic Seders of my orthodox Jewish childhood. They were epic, not just in the number of people participating, nor in the abundance of wo…
      - 22 Apr 19, 6:36pm -
    • A Bloom’s Christmas: Retail Inventory Management
      Blooms Camera Ad Circa 1950There are times when I really hate being a grownup, when I’d like nothing better than to be the child I never was. When your Mom dies before your sixth birthday, you grow up fast. And when your Jewish family’s economic…
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    • The Cavalry Isn’t Coming: “We The People” Are Our Only Defense
      There was always the moment, in those old Westerns, when the settler families, perhaps led by John Wayne, realized that the Cavalry weren’t going to get there in time to save them from the outlaw gang which was intent on raping their women, stealin…
      - 11 Jul 18, 11:43pm -
    • We Cannot Be Paralyzed By Our Fears!
      I cried myself to sleep last night, more discouraged about America than I could ever remember. We worked so hard to get to an enviable place in our pursuit of that more perfect union, to a level of human and civil rights, of social justice and the ru…
      - 28 Jun 18, 9:05pm -

    HR Success Guide

    • How to Improve Staff Engagement in the Legal Industry
      Author: Avelina Patay (NeoMam Studios)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.
      - 27 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • How do you motivate Low Performers to do a Better Job?
      Author: Antony XavierThis is a question that keeps many managers up at night. And it's hard to answer. The answer is hard because different things motivate different employees. For example, one employee may be motivated by a monetary bonus, but anoth…
      - 20 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • The World's Biggest Office
      Author: Dave Cummins (Dublin Office Centre)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.
      - 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 swamped with an increasing number of job applicati…
      - 7 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • SMEs Guide to Online Payroll Services
      Author: Colin Cuthbert (Ayers Management)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.
      - 7 Jul 15, 11:30pm -
    • Employee Performance Reviews
      Author: Mark Feldman (Find my Shift)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.
      - 3 Jul 15, 11:30pm -

    Thinking About Learning

    • How much can you earn as an L&D consultant
      One of the hardest decisions in going independent is deciding your price points. Other consultants are reluctant to share their rates. Some will, and it can be an enlightening conversation. So, to help those either in the L&D consulting space, or con…
      - 64 days ago, 21 Sep 22, 6:13pm -
    • Exposure to different thinking
      I’ve been to a lot of conferences and events with speakers over the last decade. I’ve heard from academics like Rob Goffee and Herminia Ibarra, entrepreneurs like Margaret Heffernan, journalists like Matthew Syed, researchers like Dr Tesia Marshi…
      - 25 Jul 22, 8:00am -
    • Leadership in public life is lacking
      Elected public officials are given the mandate to improve things for others. That can look like a lot of things. Resolving hardship, better resources on the ground, improved housing conditions, better strategic policing and public safety, improving p…
      - 26 Apr 22, 11:26am -
    • New Voices in L&D – Qian Feng
      We’re almost at the end of February and the end of the series in hearing new voices in L&D. This piece from Qian Feng is a great piece helping us to understand how to look past what are seemingly accurate problem statements and really examining the…
      - 24 Feb 22, 7:00am -
    • New voices in L&D – Adam Meek
      We continue our series of new voices in L&D with a really helpful and practical piece from Adam Meek. Adam is a Product Manager for a leading learning tech provider. Today, Adam talks through a variety of tools some of you may or may not have heard…
      - 18 Feb 22, 7:00am -
    • New Voices in L&D – Russell Woods
      Welcome to week 3 of the series in New Voices in L&D. Today’s piece is from Russell Woods, Organisational Learning Partner at Aster Group. Russell shares his insights of his time in a leadership role, his transition to an L&D role and what he’s l…
      - 14 Feb 22, 7:00am -

    T Recs

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

    Matt Charney's Snark Attack

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

    HR Remix

    • Pulling Back the Curtain on Email Deliverability
      You can create the best email in the world, but it won’t matter if it doesn’t make it to your subscriber.And that’s why it’s vitally important you work with an email service provider (like FeedBlitz!) who places the highest possible focus…
      - 5 Aug 22, 4:42pm -
    • Your Guide to the FeedBlitz Email Ad Program
      Every email you send and every update that goes live is an opportunity — and that includes the opportunity to generate revenue.You’ve carved out your space on the world wide web and built a community of like-minded people interested in readin…
      - 21 Mar 22, 5:57pm -
    • (Pumpkin) Spice Up Your Emails with Fall and Halloween-themed Templates
      Save time on design and get a jumpstart in spicing up your emails with a free Fall or Halloween-themed email template!A simple and easy way to bring the holidays into your email marketing – without having to start a design from scratch – these…
      - 27 Sep 21, 2:33pm -
    • It’s Official: Google is Ending FeedBurner Email. Here are Your Next Steps.
      Google has announced that Feedburner's email services will end in July 2021. Here's a guide for you to help you plan your move to a new email service as painlessly as possible.        
      - 14 Apr 21, 10:03pm -
    • 3 Ways to Earn (Even More) Money with Your Emails
      Learn how you can turn your emails into revenue streams.Growing an audience is one of the most exciting and engaging things you can do online. Through a variety of many different outlets, including email, you’re able to offer value to like-mind…
      - 16 Mar 21, 1:30pm -
    • New: Schedule Your Emails Multiple Days a Week or Month
      More hassle-free set it and forget it email campaigns at your fingertips.The beauty of automated RSS-to-email campaigns is the set it and forget it factor, knowing your email campaigns will be sent as scheduled with your new content – that was…
      - 12 Mar 21, 2:45pm -

    101 Half Connected Things

    • Lessons from the ‘Die Hard is/isn’t a Christmas Movie’ debate
      I haven’t written a post for some time now, but it somehow felt important to address the key debate of this time of year: “Is Die Hard a Christmas movie?”. I’m specifically addressing the ongoing disagreement in this post, and what it says ab…
      - 23 Dec 21, 6:58am -
    • Credibility, Crowds and Conferences
      Last week I got asked to do a keynote speech for an international Cloud Computing Conference. But let’s come back to that in a bit… I haven’t written much recently, but I was reflecting on credibility and expertise and how the status of ‘some…
      - 18 Jul 20, 6:34am -
    • AI, Bias, Riot Police and Recruitment
      I recently read another article posing the choice as to whether AI being used in recruiting software is introducing or removing bias. This is a choice that I’ve seen written about, almost relentlessly, for the last few years and I’m going to be b…
      - 24 Feb 20, 7:37am -
    • Fairness, Silos & The Proximity Problem
      Why proximity breeds unfairness
      - 10 Feb 20, 7:15am -
    • The Surprising Truth About Obvious Truths
      I regularly talk and write about the need for a more evidence based approach to creating work that works better for more people. Less guff. There is too much faddishness and too many poorly thought out and poorly joined up initiatives. I’m therefor…
      - 3 Feb 20, 7:45am -
    • Hipster HR
      One of my favourite stories of last year was of someone complaining of their photo (from a stock gallery) being used in an article about hipsters. The claim was that their photo being used portrayed them in a negative light. The article was on group…
      - 27 Jan 20, 7:30am -

    Leadership Freak

    Three Star Leadership

    • Book Review: To Risk It All
      I love military history. I bought To Risk It All: Nine Conflicts and the Crucible of Decision by Admiral James Stavridis because I’d read two of his earlier books, The Leaders Bookshelf and Sailing True North:...
      - 3 days ago, 21 Nov 22, 11:03am -
    • Boss’s Tip for Thanksgiving Week: Time off should be time off
      Time off isn’t as restful if you’re constantly checking business messages and email or working on that “important” report. Get the most out of your time off by unplugging from business. When you...
      - 4 days ago, 20 Nov 22, 11:03am -
    • A Leadership Balancing Act
      Life was a lot simpler when you were an individual contributor. Then, all you had to do to get a better evaluation was to work a little harder or a little smarter or both. You had complete control of your effort and...
      - 7 days ago, 17 Nov 22, 11:03am -
    • Book Review Short Take: Executive Presence
      There are, conservatively, 300 gazillion books published every year. No one has the time to list them, let alone read them or review them. That’s a problem because there’s a lot of value in many books you...
      - 10 days ago, 14 Nov 22, 11:03am -
    • Boss’s Tip of the Week: Why you document
      You document behavior or performance issues and your actions so that you can remember what you did and why. You document behavior or performance issues and your actions so that you can explain your actions and...
      - 11 days ago, 13 Nov 22, 11:03am -

    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

    • Empathy after the fact?
      Honestly, I haven’t been writing much because I haven’t been reading much, so I’m a little rusty. You know the saying – garbage in = garbage out? Marathon watching the Real Housewives of Salt Lake City and the newest version of Gossip Girl do…
      - 29 Nov 21, 1:54pm -
    • Did you invite your employees to share your job postings?
      A candidate market that is moving fast can sometimes cause panic for employers needing to hire talent. We don’t always make our best decisions when we are in panic mode – this is why it’s important to always have a solid recruiting strategy tha…
      - 9 Sep 21, 5:53pm -
    • Message them anyway
      Last week I had an opportunity to chat with a junior recruiter about some of the roadblocks recruiters are up against in the current market. What we know is that talented candidates are getting approached often and have multiple opportunities present…
      - 3 Aug 21, 3:27pm -
    • Immediate Job Openings
      Last Updated: June 11, 2022
      - 18 Jun 21, 11:30am -
    • A Baked Recap
      I recently shared with you all about BakedHR, a YouTube channel Jazmine Wilkes and I started. You can also catch some content on Instagram. If you’re not subscribed to our channel or following us on IG yet, I just made it real easy for you to fix t…
      - 16 Jan 21, 4:03pm -
    • BakedHR
      The blog has been quiet for a while now, even though it went through a really great makeover earlier this year (you could book your own update here: – Andrew is GREAT to work with!), but I’ve just been focused elsewhere. D…
      - 30 Nov 20, 1:54pm -

    Don't Forget to Remember

    • Employee Value Proposition Revisited
      “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ … You must do t…
      - 15 Aug 22, 8:38pm -
    • The Inevitable Great Resignation
      The LinkedIn network is run amuck with people posting new career adventures. I had questioned whether the Great Resignation was a theme more than a reality. I also questioned if mass professional exodus was a sign of disengagement or simply a trend t…
      - 7 Jun 22, 7:03pm -
    • Our Time Is Now!
      Fatigue. That seems to be the word of the moment. Everywhere we are hearing stories of deteriorating mental health due to isolation and uncertainty. The COVID19 pandemic has prompted the practice of flexible leadership and workforce adjustment. Right…
      - 23 Feb 22, 9:13pm -
    • Bold Leadership Through Strategic Resources
      The COVID19 pandemic has propelled many into involuntary leadership action over the last 2 years. Navigating daily regulation inconsistency while addressing changes in work-from-home policy along with tempering the hiring and retention challenges of…
      - 20 Jan 22, 9:32pm -
    • Top 5 2021
      Another year in isolation is good for only one thing: creative output. Indeed, any artist with access to a four track has amplified musical production over the past 21 months. Fewer shows, cancellations, the loss of elder songwriters, more zoom inter…
      - 22 Dec 21, 9:30pm -
    • An Approach to Tomorrow
      It's the time of year to plan for next year unless you've lived through the last 2 years. Indeed the New Year's Resolutions going into 2020 were hit with freight train of "oh no you don't", while most people probably didn't bother setting goals for 2…
      - 8 Dec 21, 10:27pm -

    Employment Law Navigator

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

    What Goes Around

    • Online Poker – What You Need to Know
      When it comes to online poker, one of the biggest differences is that you play against real players, instead of playing against computers. This makes the game far more realistic and enjoyable than other gambling games. If you have ever played poker,…
      - 4 Jul 22, 4:08pm -
    • What You Need to Know About SBObet
      If you want to try your luck in online betting, SBObet is a great place to start. They have gambling licenses, which means they are legitimate. While there are many bookmakers online, it is important to find a website that is legally run. In other wo…
      - 3 Jul 22, 4:14am -
    • How to Compare an Online Casino to a Land-Based Casino
      If you are not sure whether you should play in an online casino or at a land-based casino, there are a few things you should keep in mind. First, find out if the online casino is licensed in your country. Make sure to read about the cashier and sign-…
      - 2 Jul 22, 10:58am -
    • How to Avoid Online Lottery Scams
      While traditional lotteries are government-run, most online lotteries are not. Private businesses run these online games and act as middlemen between players and the winners. You can still buy entries for official government lotteries using these onl…
      - 1 Jul 22, 9:35pm -

    The Social HR Connection

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

    What is Paul Thinking?

    • Updates over on the new site…

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

    Rollercoaster HR

    • My experience with a breakthrough case of COVID-19
      In late October, I had a breakthrough case of COVID. Despite being fully vaccinated and being careful with my mask wearing, the virus managed to enter, replicate, and infect me. I’ve already shared my experience with some others but wanted … Cont…
      - 20 Dec 21, 12:36pm -
    • Create a present focused on the future
      The pandemic of 2020 has provided ample opportunity for those of us who need time to think and process to do just that. It’s been a time where the chance to do good work in the moment cannot be lost … Continue reading →
      - 7 Dec 20, 12:05pm -
    • 2020 = Read
      As snow softly falls this evening here in southwest Michigan, I find myself looking forward to 2020 and the possibilities that still await us upon the dawn of the new year. While I am not one for making resolutions, I … Continue reading →
      - 31 Dec 19, 1:53am -
    • Radical Mutuality
      The first time I read the term “radical mutuality” I became giddy. I was reading a piece my boss shared with our team, A Nation of Weavers, written by David Brooks of the New York Times when that term entered … Continue reading →
      - 7 Mar 19, 1:01pm -
    • Good teams
      For the 1st time in my nearly six years as the HR Director in our local school district, I have the opportunity to hire someone onto my own team. This is prompted by the retirement of one of my team … Continue reading →
      - 26 Feb 19, 12:41pm -
    • A love letter, of sorts, to @SHRM
      This is a post that has been lingering in both my mind and on my hard drive for while. While there is certainly some love spoken about, pain and emptiness are part of this story too. I believe the reason … Continue reading →
      - 18 Feb 19, 1:16pm -

    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 -