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  • newEpisode 352: Three Elements for Growth, Change, and Strategy With Noelle Burke, Chief People Officer at ESW
    Every move that I’ve made across organizations since the beginning of my career has been about a new team, a new challenge, and a new learning opportunity. I suppose I’m big on continuous...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recru…
    - 3 days ago, 19 May 22, 5:32pm -
  • 7 Things To Do in NOLA During #SHRM22
    This year the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo is being held from June 12-15 in New Orleans and if you haven’t registered yet, get over to SHRM.org and get on it! There is something really special...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and r…
    - 4 days ago, 18 May 22, 12:15pm -
  • Join the #SHRM22 Unofficial New Orleans VIP Party List
    The annual 2022 SHRM conference is just around the corner (June 12-15 in New Orleans), and for the 11th straight year Workology is cataloging all the parties, receptions, and events that will help...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 22, 1:47pm -
  • Episode 351: Creating a Truly Inclusive Workplace With PIA and PEAT
    For employers, I think a really important thing is they can’t just sit back and put the onus of disclosure on their employees. I think they need to be actively communicating the value they...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recrui…
    - 10 days ago, 12 May 22, 5:59pm -
  • Stay Interviews: Free Employee Retention Program That Doesn’t Suck
    I’m always surprised how quick companies are to design an exit interview program taking a completely reactive approach to employee retention.  Studies tell us that 21 million employees in the...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and re…
    - 13 days ago, 9 May 22, 9:00am -

HROS Case Studies

Dawn H. Burke Blog

  • WorkHuman Live Stream Coming w/ Trevor Noah
    If you like learning and development opportunities, staying in your pajamas and The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah – I’ve got something for you… I love sharing great learning opportunities with the TA/HR/Leadership community. Especially FREE ones.…
    - 5 May 20, 3:09pm -
  • THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E8 Video Work Meetings: Winning On ZOOM w guest, Dawn Burke
    You’re life has been taken over by Zoom. And I LOVE it! I’ve been using Zoom for years, and although I hate the circumstances we are under, I love that a whole lot of you have been pushed into the fantastic world of video conferencing. There are…
    - 21 Apr 20, 5:50pm -
  • THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E7 – COVID-19 + WORK FROM HOME (WFH) ADVICE WITH DAWN BURKE
    Hello All! Can’t think of a better way to get things re-rolling with the DBHR blog than to share a great podcast you NEED to follow. I had the great pleasure of co-hosting a few episodes with my palls (see below), that share some tips on how we all…
    - 9 Apr 20, 6:53pm -
  • Cultures of Appreciation Require Training The “Giver”
    At the Workhuman Conference, SVP, Derek Irvine shared an incredible stat. When asked “what is the one thing you would change in your organization’s culture,” data from their recognition software stated: Foster A Culture of Appreciation. Of cour…
    - 19 Mar 19, 3:02pm -
  • Best way to celebrate International Women’s Day, Quit Saying Your Sorry
    I am a woman. I’ve navigated a successful HR career. I’ve 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

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

Robin Schooling Blog

  • newThe Break-Up: Managing Employee Departures
    The way in which an employee is treated when departing your company is just as important as how you handled the process when they joined. Remember that intoxicating time? You wooed and courted and promised them the moon. You shared your hobbies (“l…
    - 3 days ago, 19 May 22, 1:46pm -
  • The Road Untraveled
    I have several friends who are avid hikers. They love nothing more than strapping on a pair of boots, grabbing a backpack and heading out for a long and vigorous walk criss-crossing the local trails.   I understand the allure as some have described…
    - 19 days ago, 3 May 22, 12:59pm -
  • Death to Shorthand
    “I hate dealing with Joe; he never remembers anything I tell him.” (“Oh… you didn’t know that Joe has hearing loss in his left ear?”) “Jane always looks so mad; she’s just unpleasant to deal with.” (“I guess you hadn’t heard; Ja…
    - 33 days ago, 19 Apr 22, 3:57pm -
  • There’s Nice. And Then There’s NICE.
    Last week a video was posted of a customer’s drive thru experience at a Popeye’s here in Louisiana. It captures one of the most joyous service experiences ever; even without considering the customer also got to leave with some delicious chicken.…
    - 69 days ago, 14 Mar 22, 12:39pm -
  • City Livin’
    I spent the last week in Milwaukee, WI with my daughter (thankful yet again for my 100% work-from-anywhere company!). She lives exactly 5 blocks north of the hospital at which I was born. That 38-bed hospital is long-closed although the building, ori…
    - 76 days ago, 7 Mar 22, 1:35pm -

HR Tech Girl

  • newLeadership Development Programs: What They Are And Why Do You Need One?
    Thinking about implementing a Leadership Development Program in your organization?  To meet the demands of the ever-changing business environment, effective leaders must acquire the necessary skills to keep up. A Leadership Development Program bring…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 22, 2:41pm -
  • newDifference Between Hoteling Vs Hot Desking
    If you’ve opted to adopt a hybrid work model you might be wondering what’s the difference between hoteling vs hot desking. Both have become more popular as companies look to downsize their office space and save costs. In this guide, I’ll explai…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 22, 2:30pm -
  • newHow To Choose HR Software In 5 Easy Steps
    The HR software selection process is an important one, as the right HR software can have a huge impact on an organization’s ability to recruit and retain top talent.  A recent survey by PwC found that 36% of HR leaders are likely to switch vendors…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 22, 2:10pm -
  • new10 Best Learning Management Systems (LMS) for Small Businesses in 2022
    Does your organization already have a learning management system (LMS) in place? If not, I recommend you implement one as soon as possible. With learning and development (L&D) trending upward, having a dedicated LMS for small businesses could be a ga…
    - 3 days ago, 19 May 22, 7:19pm -
  • Build A Better World Of Work Interview With Lizabeth Wesely-Casella
    We’re passionate about the world of work, and how we can make it better. To help satisfy our curiosity, we’ve launched an interview series where we pick the brains of experienced leaders, business owners, managers, and individual contributors to…
    - 4 days ago, 18 May 22, 5:55pm -
  • The Real Intent Of OKRs – It’s About Purpose (with Nolan Hout from Unlock OKR)
    In this episode, Tim is joined by Nolan Hout, the Vice President of Marketing at Unlock OKR. Listen as they walk us through the real intent of OKRs. And no, they’re not just something that we use to plan out our task lists. They’re meant to provi…
    - 4 days ago, 18 May 22, 5:38pm -

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

  • Five pieces of great recruiting news
    Some brilliant things are happening in recruitment right now! I see them with my clients. I hear about them from recruiters daily. I hope you see them where you are. This should cheer us all up. 1. A new generation of recruiters is being born! Right…
    - 6 days ago, 16 May 22, 10:37am -
  • Change how you define a ‘good client’
    Quality candidates are hard to find. Candidates have a choice and can change their ‘job criteria’ in a moment. Every recruiter knows this. Many recruiters have more jobs than they can hope to fill. Credit to them, they are scrambling to fill them…
    - 13 days ago, 9 May 22, 10:04am -
  • Will you be swimming n@ked when the market crashes?
    The recruitment industry must take a longer-term view while the current boom rages. Thinking beyond the current cycle is not something we are famous for. Yes, it is a candidate-tight market. Yes, it seems ‘finding clients‘ is not the hard part of…
    - 18 days ago, 4 May 22, 8:14am -
  • Think you can recruit worldwide? 🇦🇺 🇱🇷 🇿🇦 🇸🇬 🇬🇧 🇯🇵 🇫🇷 🇧🇷
      Is recruiting ‘different’ around the world? Do you think you can recruit worldwide? My recruitment career has allowed me the tremendous privilege of running and owning recruitment businesses all over the world. Literally. At Aquent, it was 30…
    - 26 days ago, 26 Apr 22, 11:23am -
  • This is how to fill more jobs
      You can’t fill your jobs and it’s all because of  ‘no candidates‘, right? Wrong. It is also because you need to coach your clients on how to recruit in this market. This is a key recruiting skill right now. Start here (Click on video)  …
    - 48 days ago, 4 Apr 22, 8:14am -
  • You need a recruiting career boost?
    When I wrote ‘The Savage Truth’, I was nervous Could I do it? I was intimidated by an empty word document, and 40 years of recruiting history to convey. Would it be any good? Yes, I write blogs, but who was I taking on this endeavour? I have a ve…
    - 53 days ago, 30 Mar 22, 9:59am -

HR Ringleader

  • 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…
    - 74 days ago, 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…
    - 97 days ago, 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…
    - 97 days ago, 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 -
  • Workplace Technology News: Oracle Continues to Enhance Enterprise Cloud Applications and Analytics Capabilities
    Guest Author: Steve Boese At a recent Oracle Live “Future of Business” presentation on November 2, 2021, Steve Miranda, Oracle’s EVP for Applications Product Development shared some important updates to the Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications s…
    - 23 Nov 21, 8:14pm -
  • Create Closer Family Relationships Through Wellbeing Activities
    Now that most US students are back in classrooms, parents are feeling mixed emotions. In 2020, the percentage of students participating in distance learning went from 72% in April to 67% in September. That number continued to drop as 2021 began and a…
    - 14 Sep 21, 2:16pm -

People Equation

  • One Simple Way for Leaders to Build Trust
    What’s the single most effective way for a leader to build trust with his or her employees? It’s to show that you genuinely care about your employees’ career well-being. And one of the simplest ways to do this is to maintain consistent, non-dis…
    - 6 days ago, 16 May 22, 10:35am -
  • 6 Phrases to Get a Derailed Conversation Back on Track
    My mother always said that the true test of marriage was if a couple could successfully hang wallpaper together. Mr. People Equation and I have that handled. No problem. But engaging in a task that requires me to follow Mr. People Equation’s direct…
    - 20 days ago, 2 May 22, 10:30am -
  • Communication Tips to Help Leaders Expand Their Reach
    Leadership communication tips are found in unique places, if you know where to look. Case in point: my friend Becky Robinson, who runs a digital PR and Marketing agency, published a book titled, Reach: Create the Biggest Possible Audience for Your Me…
    - 33 days ago, 19 Apr 22, 10:35am -
  • The Perfect Corporate Culture Doesn’t Exist
    Have you ever noticed how pervasive “perfection” is in our language? The phrase “perfect storm” is used to describe a “rare combination of circumstances will aggravate a situation drastically.” Baseball pitchers strive for throwing a “p…
    - 41 days ago, 11 Apr 22, 11:00am -
  • The KISS Model of Leadership Development
    Has developing future leaders at your company become a complex web of activities? With formal processes like 360-degree feedback processes, individual development plans, and high-potential candidate reviews, it’s no wonder that leaders feel swamped…
    - 54 days ago, 29 Mar 22, 10:35am -
  • Simple Questions Leaders Can Use to Improve Peer Relationships
    “How much time does your team invest in becoming better leaders — together?” That’s a question Bob Anderson likes to ask when he consults with senior leadership teams. Anderson is chief knowledge officer and co-founder of The Leadership Circl…
    - 61 days ago, 22 Mar 22, 10:30am -

The Tim Sackett Project

  • What do 2022 Grads want in a job?! @iCIMS
    iCIMS released their 2022 Class of Covid-19 report, which is an annual report on recent college grad expectations around jobs and careers! Some very interesting findings that can help you and your organization better understand Gen Z. So, what do ……
    - 3 days ago, 19 May 22, 12:55pm -
  • What’s the best question to ask a job candidate?
    Where do you see yourself in five years? Just kidding, that question sucks! One of my favorites to follow, Tyler Cowen, has a weekly column over at Bloomberg, and his article this week was “The Best Question to Ask a … Continue reading →
    - 4 days ago, 18 May 22, 12:55pm -
  • Why is Walmart Struggling to Find $200K/Year Store Managers?
    6.68% of Americans make $200,000 a year or more. Of course, that almost 7% is definitely centered around certain areas. States like California, New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, etc., have a much larger percentage than the a…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 22, 12:55pm -
  • Would You Pay A Referral Bonus Specifically For A Black Employee?
    I know a ton of HR Pros right now who have been charged by their organizations to go out and “Diversify” their workforce.  By “Diversify”, I’m not talking about diversity of thought, but recruiting a more diverse workforce in terms … Con…
    - 6 days ago, 16 May 22, 12:55pm -
  • Is Hiring a Privilege?
    Have you seen the cracks? Most haven’t. The number of jobs open continues to climb, the unemployment numbers continue to drop, and it seems like, from a business perspective, we are in good times! Ford laid off 500 designers. Netflix, … Continue…
    - 10 days ago, 12 May 22, 12:55pm -
  • Do Recruiters Still Need To Make Phone Calls?
    Recently, I was on a webinar, and in my presentation, I harped on the talent acquisition pros and leaders on the webcast on why 100% of us are not using texting as a primary first form of contact with candidates. … Continue reading →
    - 11 days ago, 11 May 22, 12:55pm -

Bullseye Recruiting

  • 10 Things Employers Are Looking for in Salespeople During this Pandemic
    To put it mildly, 2020 is not a good year…in fact it is a catastrophically bad year in so many ways. In the business world, there are a few people in niche industries who are excelling and doing extremely well […]
    - 21 Jul 20, 9:38pm -
  • Time for Grace
    In times like this, we are all suffering. Some are suffering more than others, but we all are dealing with something. It is easy to forget about others as we have feelings of being overwhelmed with the disruption of our […]
    - 6 Apr 20, 7:46pm -
  • The Silver Lining
    In times like this, it is easy to see the negative in situations. At this point, most Americans are living in places with either statewide “shelter at home” orders or at least have orders implemented in parts of the state in […]
    - 31 Mar 20, 7:53pm -
  • Unprecedented. Adjusting to the NEW Normal
    On Thursday of last week (3/12/2020) I was working but I was very distracted.  While trying to source candidates for one of my clients, I had CNN on in the background.  I had this eerie feeling just like I did […]
    - 16 Mar 20, 12:00am -
  • Because They DON’T F@#KING EXIST!!
    So are you having some trouble recruiting talent this year? Has the recruiting process been exhausting? Has your role been open much longer than you wanted it to be open? Isn’t it enough that the job postings aren’t working anymore? […]
    - 13 Dec 19, 8:40pm -
  • “GHOSTING” HAS TO STOP NOW!- NO ONE WINS
    I had never heard the term “ghosting” until this year.  I mean it isn’t a brand new term. It is a topic and word that has been discussed in the workplace for several years now.  I just never thought I WOULD EXPERIENCE […]
    - 21 Aug 18, 2:53pm -

HR Cloud

Women of HR

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

HR Examiner

  • 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

  • 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 -
  • 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...
    - 27 Sep 21, 3:13am -
  • 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...
    - 17 Sep 21, 1:15pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Spring 2021 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 29 Aug 21, 3:49pm -
  • 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...
    - 17 Aug 21, 9:33pm -

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

  • iCIMS Enters The Talent Marketplace War
    Now that companies are having such a hard time hiring, there is a massive trend toward the internal Talent Marketplace. As I described in my HR Technology 2022 speech last week, this is a bold new...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisor…
    - 5 Oct 21, 2:43pm -
  • Ten New Truths About The HR Technology Market
    Next week is the big HR Technology Conference and as I prepare my keynote I’ve had to review my last year of research with hundreds of vendors around the world. And rather than “write the...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Ser…
    - 25 Sep 21, 11:35am -
  • Cornerstone Announces Plans For A New System Of Work
    This weekCornerstoneOnDemand, the largest provider of learning management systems, introduced its “New System of Work” vision. While the details are not yet announced, I know for a fact...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Servi…
    - 21 Sep 21, 3:13pm -
  • Josh Bersin Academy Reaches 50,000 Enrollments
    This week I want to promote our growth and success with the Josh Bersin Academy. As we start the Fall, I want you to feel comfortable joining the JBA because so many of your friends are here.Let me...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advi…
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  • CEOs Are Leading A Movement To Educate The Workforce
    In the last few weeks, Amazon, Target, and Wal-Mart all announced more than two billion dollars of investment in employee education benefits for front-line workers. What’s going on here?This...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory…
    - 18 Sep 21, 7:43pm -
  • New Research Shows That 40% Of Tech Worker Meetings May Be Waste Of Time
    There seem to be endless studies about the impact of Hybrid Work. Microsoft’s most recent study, supported by academic studies, shows a significant decline in cross-functional communications...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Se…
    - 17 Sep 21, 12:42pm -

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 Dr. Bill Howatt: The Physiological Impact of Ghosting Colleagues
    In HRchat episode 438, we discuss ways to unlock the mental fitness potential of employees and what it means to create a psychologically safe work environment. My returning guest is Dr. Bill Howatt, founder and CEO of Howatt HR Consulting. He refers…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 22, 9:53am -
  • HRchat Interview with Dionn Schaffner: Psychological Safety in the Workplace
    DEI is front and center in the corporate world, and for good reason. Highly inclusive companies innovate faster, attract top talent, and, according to Forbes, are more likely to hit their financial targets by up to 120%. Unfortunately, however, too…
    - 3 days ago, 19 May 22, 10:57am -
  • How To Optimize Recruitment Strategy For Top Talent Acquisition
    It can take weeks of hard work and effort to hire someone to join your team, from creating job applications to in-person interviews and skill assessments, and even longer to train them up for the job once they’ve accepted the role. That’s why hav…
    - 4 days ago, 18 May 22, 5:45pm -
  • HRchat Interview with Rob Catalano: Kazoo Aquires WorkTango
    Toronto-Based Employee Experience Survey and People Analytics Company Bought by Kazoo The HR technology space has been consolidating heavily over the past few years while investment is pouring into this space like never before amid the pandemic and u…
    - 5 days ago, 17 May 22, 8:25am -
  • How to Increase Cybersecurity Awareness Among Employees
    Cybercrime is growing with perpetrators getting more sophisticated in exploiting vulnerabilities in different systems. Organizations must realize the dangers posed by this threat and take the necessary measures by involving all stakeholders. A signif…
    - 6 days ago, 16 May 22, 1:26pm -
  • HRchat Interview with Jamie Sura: The Power of Music in the Office
    Now more than ever employees highly value their everyday work experience. Company culture is evolving to encompass the things that make people want to come to work. In HRchat episode 435, we consider the power of music in the workplace. My guest is J…
    - 9 days ago, 13 May 22, 7:25pm -

Everyday People

  • Time for a change . . .
    I’ve been in an HR role for my entire career – on purpose. I didn’t fall into the field or find it accidentally. I know several of my peers who have done that, and I love that they found the field. If you’ve been in the profession for any amo…
    - 7 days ago, 15 May 22, 10:27pm -
  • Not in Charge
    I was listening this weekend to the Top 40 songs of 1985 on Sirius XM’s 80s on 8 channel. It’s definitely one of my go-to stations because it covered the transitions of life from high school to college to starting my career in HR to marriage. It…
    - 14 days ago, 8 May 22, 9:56pm -
  • One Note
    This past Friday, my wife and I were fortunate to take in the season finale of the phenomenal Cincinnati Pops Orchestra !! Not only was it the 10th anniversary of their acclaimed conductor, John Morris Russell, but a favorite group of mine was a feat…
    - 21 days ago, 1 May 22, 11:49pm -
  • Let’s Explore !!
    A highlight of our trip to Houston was the NASA Johnson Space Center. It was a pleasant surprise because we didn’t expect it to be so rich and full. We thought we’d spend a few hours milling around and then we’d head to another site. However, w…
    - 28 days ago, 24 Apr 22, 10:30pm -
  • Tell Me Something Good !!

    - 35 days ago, 17 Apr 22, 10:02pm -
  • Just My Imagination . . .
    Last week my wife and I were able to do one of our favorite things – go to the theater !! We saw the incredible show – Ain’t Too Proud – which chronicles the remarkable career of The Temptations. The moment you see the marquee lit on the stag…
    - 56 days ago, 27 Mar 22, 10:35pm -

Workplace Diva

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

Corn on the Job

  • 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 days ago, 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 days ago, 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 -
  • 5 Ways To Look After Your Employee Development
    Leading employers know how critical it is to prioritise employee professional growth. Why? Talented professionals want to work for a company that will help them grow professionally. Managers should not underestimate the value of career advancement. I…
    - 3 Dec 21, 1:31am -
  • How to improve the workflow around your manufacturing site
    It can be a juggling act to try and get your workflow around your manufacturing site to its optimum speed and quality output. However, for those that have managed to do just that, the working days are reasonably stress-free, and the deadlines are reg…
    - 3 Dec 21, 1:26am -

Texas Strategic HR

The HR Blog

  • HR interview Questions & Answers on Managing Through Systems
    Most candidates in the job interview are posed interview questions on their ability to manage through systems. It is the potential to design practices, processes, and procedures which allow managing from a distance. Along with this, the candidate sho…
    - 1 May 20, 3:54am -
  • HR interview Questions & Answers on Command Skills
    Command skills are equally important for leadership roles, especially in crisis situations, and often gets tested in the HR Interview questions. These are slightly different from leadership traits because it requires one to be more authoritarian, wit…
    - 25 Apr 20, 3:04am -
  • HR Interview Questions and Answers on Conflict Management
    Managing conflicts in teams or conflict management skills are highly valued and often get tested through HR interview questions for a senior level managerial role Considering that you are mentoring teams or leading by example. Conflicts are bound to…
    - 18 Apr 20, 2:47am -
  • HR Interview Questions and Answers on Being Bold
    Managerial courage or being bold is an essential skill for senior leaders, and it is common to face HR interview questions pertaining to it. Considering the fast-paced world today, there seems to always be an increased level of uncertainty at work. I…
    - 13 Apr 20, 2:02am -
  • HR Interview Questions & Answers on Process Management
    Process management is an essential competency for managerial role, and in a job interview be ready to answer questions on this facet. The way your company manages and improves business processes is all a part of business management. As an employee, y…
    - 11 Apr 20, 4:50am -
  • HR interview questions and answers on Perseverance
    It is fairly common for HR to ask interview question on perseverance, to check the degree of tenacity you have to face adverse situations. Perseverance is an important skill that the HR interviewer expects the candidate to possess. simply put, Persev…
    - 2 Apr 20, 8:20pm -

The HR Capitalist

Unbridled Talent

True Faith HR

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

HR Potential

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

Evil HR Lady

  • newNo Degree, No Job? Why You Need to End This Requirement
    Imagine you’re looking to fill a role. A resume comes across your desk, and the person checks every box. They have experience, certifications, and allThe post No Degree, No Job? Why You Need to End This Requirement appeared first on Evil HR Lady.
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 22, 10:04am -
  • In Praise of Cover Letters
    Cover letters are the bane of job hunting. No one likes writing them. No one likes reading them. Some hiring managers and recruiters admit throwingThe post In Praise of Cover Letters appeared first on Evil HR Lady.
    - 9 days ago, 13 May 22, 1:10pm -
  • Why the Salary Discussion Should Be the First Part of the Interview, Not the Last
    I stumbled upon this post on LinkedIn. I strongly disagree with the concept that it’s a mistake to ask about salary at the beginning. ItThe post Why the Salary Discussion Should Be the First Part of the Interview, Not the Last appeared first on Ev…
    - 11 days ago, 11 May 22, 9:21am -
  • If Your Employees Are Working In the Office, You Should Be There, Too
    If your business is 100 percent remote, with no one having to come in, that’s great. The boss and HR get to work from homeThe post If Your Employees Are Working In the Office, You Should Be There, Too appeared first on Evil HR Lady.
    - 12 days ago, 10 May 22, 3:02pm -
  • How to Write a Letter of Employment
    If you want to buy a new house, rent a new apartment, or do something else that depends on your income, you may need aThe post How to Write a Letter of Employment appeared first on Evil HR Lady.
    - 13 days ago, 9 May 22, 10:56am -
  • My Employee Is Lunching With a Player. Should I Warn Her?
    I’ve noticed one of my employees, “Julia,” eating lunch frequently with another manager in a different department, “Greg.” There are no rules against dating acrossThe post My Employee Is Lunching With a Player. Should I Warn Her? appeared…
    - 17 days ago, 5 May 22, 8:04pm -

Total Picture Radio

Fishdogs

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

Cost of Work

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

The Buzz on HR

UnderCover Recruiter

  • How to Amplify Your DEI Initiatives in 2022
    Talent acquisition teams are no stranger to the importance of creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive (DEI) workplace for all employees. According to the newly-released 2022 Job Seeker Nation Report, 38% of workers would turn down a job offer if…
    - 6 days ago, 16 May 22, 4:47pm -
  • Small Steps with Big Outcomes — Supporting Parents in the Workplace
    From sleep deprivation to financial cost, parenthood certainly comes with an emotional and physical toll. Although this opener sounds negative, it is important to recognize the difficulties accompanying being a parent alongside the overwhelmingly pos…
    - 13 days ago, 9 May 22, 4:29pm -
  • How to Ask Better Interview Questions
    If you want to hire the best people, you need to ask the best interview questions. Online CV builder resume.io gathered the most effective interview questions from successful business leaders and entrepreneurs. And it added some helpful tips and adv…
    - 27 days ago, 25 Apr 22, 4:31pm -
  • How Can Job Seekers Make Themselves More Attractive to Recruiters?
    Just as the labor market changes quickly and unexpectedly, so too does the recruiting industry. As the workforce rebounds from COVID-19 and unemployment rates continue to drop, job seekers have more options from which to choose, making hiring increas…
    - 41 days ago, 11 Apr 22, 5:37pm -
  • 5 Tips to Remote Cross-Border Hiring Post-Brexit
    The last three years will go down in history as some of the most unusual and unexpected years in recent times. The exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union and an unforeseen global pandemic has undoubtedly shaken the recruitment landscape,…
    - 55 days ago, 28 Mar 22, 5:32pm -
  • What Does Your Recruitment Process Say About You?
    With the easing of lockdown kickstarting the economy and more employers seeking new staff, candidates have become far more selective about the jobs they decide to take. And where does a candidate gain their first impression of your business? During t…
    - 69 days ago, 14 Mar 22, 4:19pm -

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

  • 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…
    - 62 days ago, 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 -
  • 60+ Free Email Templates to Jumpstart Your Email Marketing
    Win the Inbox with eye-catching email campaigns and save time when it comes to design.Designing a template, especially one from scratch, can be a major frustration. But what if the hard work was already done for you? What if templates showcasing…
    - 11 Feb 21, 5:08pm -

The Recruiting Unblog

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

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Musings From Sussex

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

Take It Personel-ly

  • newProtecting Your Company’s Data in Six Easy Steps
    The past few years have witnessed a massive increase in data breaches. In 2021, the average corporate breach cost a staggering $4.24 million. The price in terms of consumer trust has been incalculable. With so much at stake, business owners need to k…
    - 24 hours ago, 21 May 22, 1:34pm -
  • new10 Tips for Women Travelling to Germany in 2022
    Are you traveling to Germany soon? Then, you are at the right place to receive key information. Germany has many annual visitors around the globe. It’s a beautiful country filled with impeccable tourist attractions.  From fascinating castles to th…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 22, 3:59pm -
  • newHow to Prepare Yourself for the Future of the Workforce
    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things, but there’s one aspect in particular that has shifted faster than people expected: the work force. The pandemic really changed the perception of a lot of workers. These days, many office workers have s…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 22, 3:47pm -
  • new8 Ways Businesses Can Save Money on Taxes
    If you’re a business owner, you know that the money you save is just as important as the revenues you bring in. When you save on taxes, you have extra money to help your business grow. Here are some ways you can save money on taxes. 1. Research and…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 22, 9:26am -
  • newHow To Plan And Deliver A Successful Nonprofit Fundraising Event
    Nonprofit fundraising events are a brilliant way to attract new donors and get additional support. Whatever event you throw, there will be a ton of prep, financial support, and hard work needed to achieve your goals. Before you get to work, here is a…
    - 3 days ago, 19 May 22, 6:19pm -

    No Excuses HR

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

    The Chief People Officer

    • Great Place to Work Award Programs
      The Great Place to Work Institute and Fortune Magazine started the best workplace award movement in the late 1990s. Fast forward to today, there are increasing numbers of award programs. Below is a centralized list: Great Place to Work Award Programs…
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    • Saying Goodbye Leads to Saying Hello
      I miss my dog. Holly, a fluffy white Bichon Frise, was my faithful companion for over 15 years. She followed me throughout the house, not too far behind. When I sat down, she jumped on my lap. When I went outside, she followed me. When I went to the…
      - 30 May 19, 5:28pm -
    • Ageism and Best Places to Work
      “Hear the one about the unemployed middle-aged guy who tripped and fell into the new economy?” Dan Lyons, Author of Disrupted   It sucks being a middle-aged worker. Of all organizations in the U.S., award-winning best places to work should not d…
      - 4 Apr 19, 5:14pm -
    • The Culture Revolution: Bracing for the Third Wave
      American businesses are experiencing a cultural tsunami. A tsunami is a series of overwhelming ocean waves caused by an underwater earthquake, volcanic eruption or landslide. The triggering event causes a displacement of water along with multiple wav…
      - 14 Dec 18, 7:11pm -
    • Great Places to Work in the State of Oklahoma
      If you are searching for a great place to work in the State of Oklahoma, be sure to first look at organizations who have obtained an official great workplace designation. Although these awards do not guarantee the workplace is perfect, it shows, howe…
      - 28 Jun 18, 3:47pm -
    • Great Places to Work in the City of Tulsa
      If you’re an employee located in Tulsa, Oklahoma and searching for a career at a great organization, you should only consider a Certified Great Place to Work. These companies have earned this designation after completing a rigorous vetting proce…
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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…
      - 4 Dec 19, 11:30am -
    • What Does A Good HR Business Partner Look Like?
      The HR Business Partner is a job for experienced pros with education in HR and business…you can find all the details on that with easy internet search,  You don’t need me to tell you about the education and work experience required for this kind…
      - 22 Oct 19, 11:23am -
    • I’m Back From a 30 Day Digital Detox
      Digital technology is everywhere and for many of us its necessary to do our jobs. I couldn’t hibernate on a remote mountain for a month so I had to figure out a way I could keep my job and try digital minimalism. The post I’m Back From a 30 Day…
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    • Don’t Let Someone Else Tell Your Story
      New leaders have a short amount of time to tell their story. Leaders are brought in under a number of circumstances – sometimes its a simple transition from one job to the next and other times its because something needs to be “fixed.” Regardle…
      - 4 Mar 19, 12:01pm -

    Talent Culture

    • newBackground Screening – What you Need to Know
      Podcast Sponsored by: Accurate Background How is background screening impacted in an increasingly remote-first world of work? No doubt, the pandemic has reshaped the workplace. And in many ways, it’s here […]The post Background Screening – Wh…
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    • 6 Ways Employee Recognition can be Established in a Fair Climate
      Sponsored by: Cristaux International Kids are known for complaining when things aren’t fair. Although professional adults may not be as obvious as children, they do the same thing. Perhaps people […]The post 6 Ways Employee Recognition can be Es…
      - 5 days ago, 17 May 22, 2:16pm -
    • How and Why to Honor Mental Health Awareness Month at Work
      Mental Health Awareness Month is here again. For leadership, it’s a critical opportunity to reassess how your organization supports the mental health of your workforce, and plot out a more […]The post How and Why to Honor Mental Health Awareness…
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    • Mentoring and the Employee Connection
      Podcast Sponsored by: Together According to a recent Harvard Business Review article, experts believe that high levels of loneliness and disengagement at work caused by the pandemic could be addressed […]The post Mentoring and the Employee Connect…
      - 9 days ago, 13 May 22, 1:35pm -
    • HRO Today Forum North America Celebrates HR Leadership
      CHRO of the Year and Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Awards highlight HR leadership event that includes sessions, panels, and TED-talk style commentary from the brightest lights in the human resources field.The post HRO Today Forum North Ameri…
      - 11 days ago, 11 May 22, 2:00pm -
    • Why Skilling Investments Directly Correlate to an Organization’s Bottom Line
      Sponsored by: Cornerstone Learning is the most important thing we do at work.  I know that’s a bold statement. I’m sure you’re already trying to think of things you do […]The post Why Skilling Investments Directly Correlate to an Organizati…
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    Recruiting Animal

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

    Strategy Focused HR

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

    Interview Geek

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

    The HR Field Guide

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

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    • "Love Changes Everything. . ."
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    • "Talent Is A Wonderful Thing. . ."
      Header Photo Credit: cobalt123 via Compfight cc
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    HR Nasty

    • 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 sigh…
      - 31 days ago, 21 Apr 22, 5:14am -
    • 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 w…
      - 38 days ago, 14 Apr 22, 1:30am -
    • 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 i…
      - 52 days ago, 31 Mar 22, 1:51am -
    • 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…
      - 60 days ago, 24 Mar 22, 1:00am -
    • Is there a Job Interview Dress Code over Zoom?
      Dress Code in a Zoom Job Interview MattersZoom Job Interview Dress CodeIs there a dress code for Zoom job interviews? Is there a dress code for job interviews when the job is a remote position ? I have had a lot to say about the dress code in the…
      - 66 days ago, 17 Mar 22, 4:16am -
    • Being sensitive to innocent Russians in our support of Ukraine
      HR reminds us that our support for Ukrainian employees shouldn't go to the extent of unintentionally putting down our Russian colleagues. The post Being sensitive to innocent Russians in our support of Ukraine appeared first on HRNasty.
      - 83 days ago, 1 Mar 22, 12:03am -

    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…
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    • A Matter of Degrees
      She shivered. As my better half and I left a quaint little bistro in the early evening the temperature had changed since we entered. From a balmy 70 initially, (21 to my friends on the other side of the pond) it was now a nippy 62 (17) since the sun…
      - 29 Nov 18, 12:55pm -
    • Good News
      It was a dark and stormy night… Actually that’s not true: it was a beautiful sunny morning but I’ve always wanted to start a post like that! The phone rang and although I didn’t recognize it I answered anyway as it was a local call and I hope…
      - 27 Nov 18, 3:22pm -
    • Fall Out
      Everything in its season. There is no question the world’s a little colder place in the fall. While my friends south of the equator are fast heading towards spring, we in the northern climes are snuggled into fall looking towards the Equinox and wi…
      - 10 Nov 18, 12:15pm -

    Joe Gerstandt Blog

    • Inclusion in Action, cont’d
      As I said in my last post… Diversity means difference, and there is nothing more universally human than difference. Difference has consequences. Rolling a boulder up hill is very different from rolling the same boulder down hill because gravity has…
      - 16 Apr 19, 6:39pm -
    • Inclusion in Action
      Diversity means difference. Literally. Diversity means difference, and human beings are positively riddled with difference. One of the very few things that is universally true of all human beings is that each of us is in some way different. Differenc…
      - 11 Apr 19, 12:06pm -
    • Inclusion Demands Higher Standards
      Of the many misperceptions regarding inclusion, the most common might be the idea that inclusion requires you to lower your standards – inclusion somehow means “anything goes.” Not only is there a healthy does of bias baked into this idea, it i…
      - 27 Feb 19, 8:38pm -
    • 6 Ways to Accelerate your Diversity & Inclusion Efforts
      I consistently see organizations with unnecessary barriers slowing their D&I efforts down or blocking them altogether. Want to move forward? Here are six opportunities to consider. I will unpack each of these further in following posts: Clarify your…
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    • Leverage points for change. Where do you focus your efforts?
        I no longer remember where I first came across it, but I have kept some version of the above image in my journal for many years now. It is one of the lenses I apply to clarify my own thinking around what exactly I am doing and whether or not I am…
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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 salary.com, is a thoughtful and interesting discussion of the impac…
      - 22 Aug 17, 2:49pm -
    • The Value of Purpose

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

    Steve Boese HR Technology

    Women of HR

    • A Career Brick Wall or A Window of Opportunity?
      Sometimes things happen in life that are simply unexpected, unfair, and come from out of the blue and smack you in the face like you were never expecting it.  That happened to me this past January.  I had a great career for almost two decades consu…
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    • It’s Your Destiny… Take Control
      I’ve been away from Women of HR for a while.  It was never my intention to let this platform go into hiatus, but as we all know life happens and best intentions are sometimes eclipsed by the realities of life.  But nevertheless, I’m back with t…
      - 9 Mar 20, 1:11pm -
    • The Science is Simple: Women on the Rise
      With my team at Messina Staffing in Chicago, I’ve had the pleasure of connecting many talented women with wonderful jobs in science, technology, and engineering. Today, I see women rising everywhere I look, and the opportunities are only increasing…
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    • 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…
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    • Full-Time Workers Increasingly Willing to Work Part-Time
      Introduction A new RecruitiFi survey on the career paths of 1,000 U.S. full-time and part-time adult employees found that individuals currently working full-time are increasingly likely to seek part-time work due to the flexibility 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…
      - 7 Oct 15, 2:14pm -
    • Maybe You Should be Recruiting Job Hoppers
       Recruiting job hoppers may wind up costing employers a large sum of money due simply to their unreliability. The average cost to replace an employee is 21 percent of that employee’s yearly salary, so hiring a job hopper might wind up co…
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    HR Hardball

    • newAn Intentional Pause…with John Briggs
      And that's a shame. Did you know there is a 40% increase in depression in the first year of retirement [Institute of Economic Affairs, 2017]? Or that 61% of those in retirement state they mostly/always feel alone [Journal of the American Geriatric So…
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    • All-In with Heenle Turner
      How do you become an employer of choice? How do you attract the very best candidates? Are people looking at career options in a different way now than they might have in the past? With the current hiring crisis (see The Great Resignation? Hardly. for…
      - 24 days ago, 28 Apr 22, 12:06pm -
    • Not Turning Back with Molly McGrath
      The choices are in front of us. Entrepreneurship, corporate gig, easy option, risky option, the difference in sliding doors defines who we become.
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    • Running On Empty with Sarah Moe
      Tired, aren’t you? Would it make you feel better to know you’re not alone? Just a year ago we talked to Sarah Moe, Founder and CEO of Sleep Health Specialists about sleep deprivation and the toll it is taking on all of us. At the time we discove…
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    • OSHA’s “Oh Sh*t” moment
      The Supreme Court blocked the controversial OSHA Vaccine Mandate implementation pushed by the Biden Administration.Thank God.
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    • Why Don’t We Trust The Media?
      Do I dare say it? “Fake News”? It’s a term forever tied to our 45th President but it’s not a novel concept. There has been a growing distrust of the media that you can trace back to 1972 when you had military leaders actively accusing the ven…
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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…
      - 31 Jan 18, 3:00pm -
    • Yes, I am Judging You
      If it looks like I have been judging you, it's because I have. If it wasn't me evaluating how you chose to respond on a group email and coming up with a snarky response I'll never deliver or predicting the negative impacts of your personal motivatio…
      - 2 Jan 18, 3:00pm -
    • Motherhood and Cliche
      My daughter is 16, going on college. I remember being pregnant worrying about what I would do if the baby was sick on a day I couldn't be off work. The worry was for nothing. My answer was clear the moment I saw my daughter for the very first time -…
      - 11 Dec 17, 3:00pm -
    • A Reluctant Exerciser: On the Road to Recovery
      I completed The Fast Factory Challenge today. My goals for the 6-weeks were pedestrian: recharge my exercise routine,  clean up my diet, and downsize my menopausal muffin top . Not for one moment did I entertain the idea of shifting my lifelong rela…
      - 17 Nov 17, 5:22pm -
    • Changing the HR Story
      The new year presents a fresh start. If there is something you'd like to start doing, stop doing or change the way you are doing it, this is when many jump on the resolution train. Whether you are a resolution-maker or not, making something better is…
      - 12 Jan 15, 12:00pm -
    • My Leadership Sweet Spot
      Leaders must be learners and last week I completed the Healthcare Leadership Development Program. It was great program focused on each of us as individual leaders, the healthcare environment we operate in and leadership in crisis. As a wrap-up, each…
      - 23 Sep 14, 1:00pm -

    Something Different HR

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    Change-Effect

    • 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…
      - 6 days ago, 16 May 22, 7:00am -
    • What if we simply just don’t know?
      Matthew Syed wrote a brilliant comment piece in the Times paper this weekend on the public debate on the performance of the Government on handling the Covid pandemic. You can read the piece here, but in summary (and for those that can’t access it),…
      - 13 days ago, 9 May 22, 7:00am -
    • Just have a little pension, I’m still hurting from a love I lost
      It doesn’t matter how much organisations talk about retention, EVP, their responses to the supposed “Great Resignation” and their enduring cultures. Nothing shines a light on our view of the labour force as entirely transitory as the approach t…
      - 48 days ago, 4 Apr 22, 7:00am -
    • The P&O scandal shines a light on our privileged view of work
      Like many, I was pretty gobsmacked by the brazen approach of the P&O CEO Peter Hebblethwaite in addressing a parliamentary select committee last week. If you’re unaware of the story, it broke a couple of weeks ago when P&O effectively fired a quart…
      - 55 days ago, 28 Mar 22, 7:00am -
    • You should always be free to leave
      I’m not sure about you, but when I think back to my early twenties I wasn’t entirely sure what I wanted to do or where I wanted to go. I ended up studying a postgraduate and entering into the world of HR mostly based on the advice of friends and…
      - 62 days ago, 21 Mar 22, 8:00am -
    • What more can we do?
      It goes without saying that the last three years have been a hell of a ride for most employees. In the UK we’ve faced into Brexit uncertainty, a global pandemic and now a war in Europe. And in many other countries across the globe, there is a share…
      - 69 days ago, 14 Mar 22, 8:00am -

    PeopleTactics

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

    HR Culture Club

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

    Accidental HR

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

    Corporate HR Girl

    Salima Nathoo

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

    Break the Frame

    • 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

    • SarahMillerAU.com
      Whipper Snapper HR is a really special site to me, because it's through this site I got to nut out so many things I needed to wrap my head around as a new starter in the HR world.Funny though - I'm not such a whipper snapper any more!Things have chan…
      - 28 Aug 16, 3:00pm -
    • Social Media & HR - my speaking notes for a presentation
      This is a short presentation I gave to a group of HR Professionals on why I use social media, the benefits, how to get over some stumbling blocks, and why I think everyone should just have a go! Social Media & HR - The DIY Professional Developme…
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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

    • newNow Is a Good Time to Reevaluate HR Data and Metrics Protocols
      HR data and metrics are fundamental in recruiting and retention. As you evaluate the employee experience, review data and metrics protocols.The post Now Is a Good Time to Reevaluate HR Data and Metrics Protocols appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 4 hours ago, 22 May 22, 8:57am -
    • A FREE Employee Benefit: Relax the Dress Code
      The corporate dress code is under scrutiny as employees return to the workplace. With the Great Resignation, a relaxed dress code could help.The post A FREE Employee Benefit: Relax the Dress Code appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 3 days ago, 19 May 22, 8:57am -
    • 12 Tips for SHRM Annual Conference Attendees #SHRM22
      The SHRM Annual Conference is an ideal career development event. Veteran attendees tell you things to do before and during the conference.The post 12 Tips for SHRM Annual Conference Attendees #SHRM22 appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 5 days ago, 17 May 22, 8:57am -
    • 5 Leadership Qualities to Start Practicing Today
      Business knows the value of leadership. Recruiters hire for these qualities. Here are 5 leadership qualities to start practicing today.The post 5 Leadership Qualities to Start Practicing Today appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 7 days ago, 15 May 22, 8:57am -
    • Financial Wellbeing Needs to Cover the Basics
      Financial wellbeing is important to employees and employers alike. As personal finance gets more complex, employees need the tools to succeed.The post Financial Wellbeing Needs to Cover the Basics appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 10 days ago, 12 May 22, 8:57am -
    • Upskilling and Reskilling: Organizations and Employees are Both Responsible
      To attract and retain top talent, offer learning. Upskilling and reskilling are key strategies to adopt as recruiting becomes more difficult.The post Upskilling and Reskilling: Organizations and Employees are Both Responsible appeared first on hr ba…
      - 12 days ago, 10 May 22, 8:57am -

    Human Resource Management

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

    Leadership Freak

    • The 3 Opportunities of Conflict
      “Nothing moves forward in a story except through conflict.” Robert McKee The 3 opportunities of conflict: Interpersonal collisions. Opportunities with people. Inner wrestling. Opportunities to grow. Spiritual uncertainty. Opportunities to clarify…
      - 3 days ago, 19 May 22, 11:54am -
    • 3 Ways to Do What Matters Today
      Everyone wants to do what matters but we’re afraid to define it. After all, when you define what matters it’s unsurprising. Think love, relationships, satisfaction, health, and making a difference (mission). Suppose you… Continue reading →
      - 4 days ago, 18 May 22, 11:45am -
    • 24 Ways to Challenge People Without being a Jerk-Hole
      Performance is about rigorous standards, high expectations, clear goals, and providing support. Challenge people and be tenderhearted. “The best leaders are toughminded on standards and tenderhearted with people.” Doug Conant 24 ways to… Contin…
      - 5 days ago, 17 May 22, 11:19am -
    • 5 Awesome Ways to Energize Your Day
      One of the five factors of well-being is energy to get things done. You die a slow death when you don’t energize your day. Vacation might help but those who neglect their energy… Continue reading →
      - 6 days ago, 16 May 22, 12:44pm -
    • 6 Ways to Make Leadership Meaningful
      Dedicated leaders tend to lose themselves to work. They end up frustrated, drained, and burned out. Take the helm of your leadership journey. Don’t let others drive your life. Life is too precious… Continue reading →
      - 9 days ago, 13 May 22, 11:36am -
    • 5 Ways to Teach Your Face to Express Your Heart
      Children show their feelings. Leaders learn to do the ‘right’ thing instead of the real thing. When you hide your heart, you hide yourself. Dare to be authentic. Express your heart on your… Continue reading →
      - 10 days ago, 12 May 22, 10:31am -

    Three Star Leadership

    Ask a Manager

    • newweekend open thread – May 21-22, 2022
      This post, weekend open thread – May 21-22, 2022 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. Here are th…
      - 1 day ago, 21 May 22, 2:00am -
    • newit’s your Friday good news
      This post, it’s your Friday good news , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.It’s your Friday good news! 1.  “I’ve been a reader for half a year, but I’ve never actually written in. (I did type up a longwinded questio…
      - 2 days ago, 20 May 22, 4:00pm -
    • newopen thread – May 20-21, 2022
      This post, open thread – May 20-21, 2022 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on any work-related questions that you w…
      - 2 days ago, 20 May 22, 3:00pm -
    • newI’m drowning in work, mentioning my dad in a job application, and more
      This post, I’m drowning in work, mentioning my dad in a job application, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.It’s four answers to four questions. Here we go… 1. I’m drowning in work and don’t know if my exp…
      - 2 days ago, 20 May 22, 4:03am -
    • newwho’s in charge of making sure a scheduled meeting happens?
      This post, who’s in charge of making sure a scheduled meeting happens? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.A reader writes: Since March of 2020, I’ve been permanently working from home and with the Covid cases in my count…
      - 3 days ago, 19 May 22, 5:59pm -
    • newwhere are you now? (a call for updates)
      This post, where are you now? (a call for updates) , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.It’s mid-year updates season! If you’ve had your question answered here in the past, please email me an update and let us know how you…
      - 3 days ago, 19 May 22, 4:29pm -

    LebHR

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

    HR Observations

    • 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

    • Lessons from the pandemic about layoffs
       One of the unfortunate truths of business is that businesses go through cycles - during periods of growth people are hired, however when businesses go through downturns it is not easy to let people go.While many organizations often say that people…
      - 18 Aug 21, 3:34am -
    • Building a strong employer brand - My interview with KekaHR
      The folks at Keka HR interviewed me on my thoughts about employer branding If you want to talk to me about a story or a speaking engagement, contact me on ggxl@outlook.com | Twitter | Facebook Page | LinkedIn
      - 22 Jun 21, 4:57am -
    • The Voluntary Employee Exit Process: The often ignored part of building a relationship
      It is a scene that plays out every day in many organizations across the world. An employee walks into his or her supervisor’s office (or emails him or her in the age of remote working) and lets them know that they are tendering their resignation af…
      - 27 May 21, 3:34am -
    • Gautam Ghosh's Employer Branding Consulting Profile
      Gautam is an Independent HR Consultant, specialising in Employer Branding, helping organizations tell their stories by leveraging digital mediaXLRI Jamshedpur honoured him with the Distinguished Alumnus – Young Achiever award in 2014A video where h…
      - 22 May 21, 4:28am -
    • Cognizant's $30 million corpus to give counter offers to people who resign
       So this news about Cognizant came out yesterday:In an unusual move and in a bid to tackle its high attrition rate, Cognizant has set up a $30-million corpus, dubbed as a retention fund, to hold back top performers and digitally-skilled employees. …
      - 18 Feb 21, 1:00pm -
    • My LinkedIn Live conversation with Harsh Johari on #EmployerBranding in the new normal
       Today I had an interesting conversation with my friend Harsh Johari who is a Executive and Change Leadership Coach on the value of Employer Branding in the new normal.You can see the full 42 minute long conversation hereIf you want to talk to me ab…
      - 2 Feb 21, 12:37pm -

    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

    • newPrioritizing Skills to Drive Talent Agility at H.B. Fuller
      “How can you build things that are as small as they can be so that you can plug and play and you can pivot and change? The way that I think about manifesting that in talent programs is thinking about more of a skills culture. If we have the skill o…
      - 3 days ago, 19 May 22, 1:48pm -
    • The Data Behind Paid Leave and What Workers Really Want
      “I think the the one stat that came out of this research, that nine out of 10 employees would be more likely to stay with their employer if they had this benefit, I was just kind of blown away.” Rob Whalen, CEO, PTOExchange We’re Only Human —…
      - 26 days ago, 26 Apr 22, 12:50pm -
    • How Montway Auto Transport Uses Stay Interviews and Employee-Centric Training
      “Stay interviews are highly under-rated, but yet can provide , so much insight to your employees and so much data. It’s almost like a secret weapon or secret tool that  companies just don’t take advantage of.” Amanda Turbeville, Global Head…
      - 40 days ago, 12 Apr 22, 5:06pm -
    • Case Study: Kimberly Clark Revitalizes Employee Self Service
      “In 2021, our employees asked about 27,000 questions from the chatbot and completed about 16,000 transactions. So this year our focus is really on reinforcing awareness and adoption while we’re working to continue to improve our processes, our co…
      - 52 days ago, 31 Mar 22, 12:36pm -
    • Psychological Safety, Resilience, and Work with Dr. Allessandria Polizzi
      “We’re talking ISO 45003 that I highly recommend people look at . Or you can talk to people like me who can break it down into regular language. Those three components of psychological health and safety, which are the structure, the environment a…
      - 62 days ago, 21 Mar 22, 2:26pm -
    • The Business and Human Value of Organizational Transformation
      If we want to transform and do things differently, we always have a big “why.” We have a purpose we are going after.  When I think about transformation, I say, how would you make a preferred way of working which will create delightful experience…
      - 74 days ago, 9 Mar 22, 3:00pm -

    In Full Bloom

    • Let’s Talk About Life: The Power Of Memories And Relationships In Coping With The Loss Of My Life Partner
      IntroductionSome of you may know that I wrote this widely read blog from November 2009 until my last post in August 2019. It wasn’t retirement that stopped me from blogging but rather the need to focus 200% on getting Ron through his second bout w…
      - 11 Jan 21, 10:25pm -
    • Let’s Talk About Life: The Power Of Memories
      My 55th Birthday Celebration WeekendMy father passed away in 1995 just before my 50th birthday, and we buried him on my birthday. At his funeral, there was quite a crowd, not because of his prominence but because of all he had done for others in the…
      - 9 Aug 19, 8:33pm -
    • Passover Memories: Family, Food, And Immigration Policy
      Passover Seder At The Obama White HouseI’ve been feeling a little weepy this Passover, awash in memories of the epic Seders of my orthodox Jewish childhood. They were epic, not just in the number of people participating, nor in the abundance of wo…
      - 22 Apr 19, 6:36pm -
    • A Bloom’s Christmas: Retail Inventory Management
      Blooms Camera Ad Circa 1950There are times when I really hate being a grownup, when I’d like nothing better than to be the child I never was. When your Mom dies before your sixth birthday, you grow up fast. And when your Jewish family’s economic…
      - 24 Dec 18, 2:42am -
    • The Cavalry Isn’t Coming: “We The People” Are Our Only Defense
      There was always the moment, in those old Westerns, when the settler families, perhaps led by John Wayne, realized that the Cavalry weren’t going to get there in time to save them from the outlaw gang which was intent on raping their women, stealin…
      - 11 Jul 18, 11:43pm -
    • We Cannot Be Paralyzed By Our Fears!
      I cried myself to sleep last night, more discouraged about America than I could ever remember. We worked so hard to get to an enviable place in our pursuit of that more perfect union, to a level of human and civil rights, of social justice and the ru…
      - 28 Jun 18, 9:05pm -

    HR Success Guide

    • How to Improve Staff Engagement in the Legal Industry
      Author: Avelina Patay (NeoMam Studios)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
      - 27 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • How do you motivate Low Performers to do a Better Job?
      Author: Antony XavierThis is a question that keeps many managers up at night. And it's hard to answer. The answer is hard because different things motivate different employees. For example, one...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
      - 20 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • The World's Biggest Office
      Author: Dave Cummins (Dublin Office Centre)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
      - 13 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • How to Attract the Right Candidate
      Author: Helen Sabell (College of Adult Learning)Today’s job market is highly competitive and inundated with a growing number of people seeking employment. As a result, employers may find themselves...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my w…
      - 7 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • SMEs Guide to Online Payroll Services
      Author: Colin Cuthbert (Ayers Management)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
      - 7 Jul 15, 11:30pm -
    • Employee Performance Reviews
      Author: Mark Feldman (Find my Shift)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
      - 3 Jul 15, 11:30pm -

    Thinking About Learning

    • 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 days ago, 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…
      - 87 days ago, 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…
      - 93 days ago, 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…
      - 97 days ago, 14 Feb 22, 7:00am -
    • New Voices in L&D – Candice Mitchell
      As we continue our series in hearing new voices in L&D, I’m pleased to welcome Candice Mitchell to the blog. In this piece, really interrogates the new starter experience when you start a new role remotely. What’s the role of L&D during this impo…
      - 9 Feb 22, 7:00am -
    • New Voices in L&D – Laura Bullen
      Next in the series of new voices in L&D, we hear from Laura Bullen. This piece is a really helpful bit of thinking out loud. I really enjoy pieces like this because Laura sets out her stall for the current reality in her organisation and then sets ou…
      - 7 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 -

    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

    • The 3 Opportunities of Conflict
      “Nothing moves forward in a story except through conflict.” Robert McKee The 3 opportunities of conflict: Interpersonal collisions. Opportunities with people. Inner wrestling. Opportunities to grow. Spiritual uncertainty. Opportunities to clarify…
      - 3 days ago, 19 May 22, 11:54am -
    • 3 Ways to Do What Matters Today
      Everyone wants to do what matters but we’re afraid to define it. After all, when you define what matters it’s unsurprising. Think love, relationships, satisfaction, health, and making a difference (mission). Suppose you… Continue reading →
      - 4 days ago, 18 May 22, 11:45am -
    • 24 Ways to Challenge People Without being a Jerk-Hole
      Performance is about rigorous standards, high expectations, clear goals, and providing support. Challenge people and be tenderhearted. “The best leaders are toughminded on standards and tenderhearted with people.” Doug Conant 24 ways to… Contin…
      - 5 days ago, 17 May 22, 11:19am -
    • 5 Awesome Ways to Energize Your Day
      One of the five factors of well-being is energy to get things done. You die a slow death when you don’t energize your day. Vacation might help but those who neglect their energy… Continue reading →
      - 6 days ago, 16 May 22, 12:44pm -
    • 6 Ways to Make Leadership Meaningful
      Dedicated leaders tend to lose themselves to work. They end up frustrated, drained, and burned out. Take the helm of your leadership journey. Don’t let others drive your life. Life is too precious… Continue reading →
      - 9 days ago, 13 May 22, 11:36am -
    • 5 Ways to Teach Your Face to Express Your Heart
      Children show their feelings. Leaders learn to do the ‘right’ thing instead of the real thing. When you hide your heart, you hide yourself. Dare to be authentic. Express your heart on your… Continue reading →
      - 10 days ago, 12 May 22, 10:31am -

    Three Star Leadership

    • newBoss’s Tip of the Week: Help your team members succeed
      It’s not sufficient to accomplish the mission. Part of your job is helping your team members succeed. Help your team members succeed today by making sure they have the skills and resources to do what you ask them...
      - 3 hours ago, 22 May 22, 10:03am -
    • Great Teachers and Great Leaders
      Wardie Sanders taught history at Hartsville High School for years. Her class in traditional Thanksgiving dinner etiquette caught the eye of the New York Times. She was the kind of teacher that students remember...
      - 3 days ago, 19 May 22, 10:03am -
    • From the Independent Business Blogs: 5/18/22
      Independent business blogs are blogs that aren’t supported by an organization like a magazine, newspaper, company, or business school. Those people provide lots of great content, but they don’t need any...
      - 4 days ago, 18 May 22, 10:03am -
    • Book Review Short Take: The Crux
      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...
      - 6 days ago, 16 May 22, 10:03am -
    • Boss’s Tip of the Week: Lead with a concrete example when training
      When you’re training or coaching, it’s tempting to give people a general principle and follow it up with applications. Resist that temptation. We learn best when we get a concrete example first and then...
      - 7 days ago, 15 May 22, 10:03am -

    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
      View a list of categories for which I am currently actively recruiting candidates.
      - 18 Jun 21, 11:30am -
    • A Baked Recap
      I recently shared with you all about BakedHR, a YouTube channel Jazmine Wilkes and I started. You can also catch some content on Instagram. If you’re not subscribed to our channel or following us on IG yet, I just made it real easy for you to fix t…
      - 16 Jan 21, 4:03pm -
    • BakedHR
      The blog has been quiet for a while now, even though it went through a really great makeover earlier this year (you could book your own update here: https://21adsmedia.com/ – Andrew is GREAT to work with!), but I’ve just been focused elsewhere. D…
      - 30 Nov 20, 1:54pm -

    Don't Forget to Remember

    • 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…
      - 88 days ago, 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 -
    • Maybe We Won't Return To Work
      For nearly 20 months, we've been pondering what the great "return to work" will look like. The COVID19 pandemic has caused the greatest disruption to the working world in recent memory. Fortunately, advances in technology, production work-a-rounds an…
      - 19 Nov 21, 11:07pm -
    • Navigating the Great Resignation
      We've all been bombarded by the forthcoming Great Resignation since the COVID19 shut down. The sentiment being that companies need to adapt to the requirements of the evolving workforce to keep the lights on (in the office to which no one is going).…
      - 29 Sep 21, 2:14pm -

    Employment Law Navigator

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

    What Goes Around

    The Social HR Connection

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

    What is Paul Thinking?

    • Updates over on the new site…

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

    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 -