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Workology

  • newEp 47 – Non-Smoking Employees Get 6 Days of PTO
    Welcome to the new Workology Go Podcast. In just under five minutes, we get you the HR and workplace news you need before you start your day. Get ready, get set and go with the Workology Go Podcast....Workology is the art and science of work, HR an…
    - 4 hours ago, 15 Oct 19, 2:17pm -
  • newCreating a Successful Employee Value Proposition 
    Creating a Successful Employee Value Proposition  “Employees are a company’s greatest asset – they’re your competitive advantage.” I ardently agree with that assessment from former...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recru…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Oct 19, 2:17pm -
  • Ep 200 – What We Need to do to Have More Workplace Accessibility
    Workplace accessibility isn’t just about compliance with government regulations. It’s a human issue, and as human resource leaders, it’s something that we think about a lot. It affects our physical...Workology is the art and science of work,…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 6:59pm -
  • Ep 46 – How to Change Habits and Behavior
    Welcome to the new Workology Go Podcast. In just under five minutes, we get you the HR and workplace news you need before you start your day. Get ready, get set and go with the Workology Go Podcast....Workology is the art and science of work, HR an…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 2:08pm -
  • 5 Things on Your Resume You May Want to Reconsider
    In this fast-paced era, the job market is hugely competitive. There may be hundreds of applicants seeking the same position that you are applying for. It is essential to stand out from the rest while...Workology is the art and science of work, HR a…
    - 8 days ago, 7 Oct 19, 2:00pm -

HROS Case Studies

Dawn H. Burke Blog

  • Cultures of Appreciation Require Training The “Giver”
    At the Workhuman Conference, SVP, Derek Irvine shared an incredible stat. When asked “what is the one thing you would change in your organization’s culture,” data from their recognition software stated: Foster A Culture of Appreciation. Of cour…
    - 19 Mar 19, 3:02pm -
  • Best way to celebrate International Women’s Day, Quit Saying Your Sorry
    I am a woman. I’ve navigated a successful HR career. I’ve lead HR Boards. I’ve helped create award-winning workplaces. I’ve spoken internationally on HR/Leadership topics. And, I still have the habit of saying sorry when it’s not warranted.…
    - 8 Mar 19, 4:35pm -
  • Did You Forget Employee Appreciation Day?! How to Make Thanks A Ritual
    Every first Friday in March is the unofficially observed employee appreciation day. You forgot, didn’t you. I’ve got a secret to share. If you make “thanks” a part of your…I don’t know… everyday leadership practice, it is ok if you acci…
    - 4 Mar 19, 3:30pm -
  • Join Me For Webinar> Learning & Development “Selfies”:Self-Driven Career Development
    Are you a small HR team, bootstrapping your development programs? Are you a team with few training resources and no time? Are you having trouble connecting learning objectives to your overwhelmed employees? Then it’s time for you to let go of some…
    - 1 Mar 19, 3:00pm -
  • Dawn’s HR Best-Bet> Register For #Workhuman!
    Yep, it’s time again for one of my favorite HR Leadership conferences of the year > Workhuman by Globoforce! This year’s event is March 18-21 in one of my favorite cities…Nashville, TN. Seriously, this is an awesome place for a truly awesome ev…
    - 28 Feb 19, 3:00pm -
  • Oscar Time! Which Best Pic Looks Like Your Career Page?
    It’s OSCAR time.  Me and the gang at Three Ears Media (I’m looking at you Katrina) love a great movie! I mean, have you seen The Wife yet? omg. On that note, we also love a great career website. To honor Oscar season, I did a mashup of Best Pict…
    - 21 Feb 19, 8:31pm -

Micheal Vandervort

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

Arcadia HR Solutions

  • Creating HR Policies for Seasonal Businesses
    A good number of our clients run businesses that are seasonal in nature. Landscaping companies, farmers and holiday specific retailers just to name a few. Due to the fluctuations in the need for staff, creating HR policies can be a difficult task. Do…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 1:00pm -
  • $505 Million Reasons to Have an HR Expert on Speed Dial
    Every year around this time I conduct a webinar around the Top 3 HR Compliance Concerns for Businesses. Of course there are many more compliance issues companies should be paying attention to, but I narrow it down to the top 3 based on the most commo…
    - 13 days ago, 2 Oct 19, 1:00pm -
  • Keeping Up With HR Compliance – Three Groups Who Can Keep You Updated
    If I had a dollar for every time a small business client said, “we don’t know what we don’t know” I would be a rich woman. The world of human resources for small business leaders can be confusing and stressful. There are so many laws that aff…
    - 20 days ago, 25 Sep 19, 1:00pm -
  • Embalmers, Unicorns and How to Ensure Your HR Job Doesn’t Suck – DISRUPTHR Los Angeles 6.0
    When I moved to Los Angeles I knew that one of the first thing I wanted to do was start a DISRUPTHR chapter here. The OC chapter was already in process so I spoke at their first event, announced I would be starting one in LA and 4 years later, here w…
    - 22 days ago, 23 Sep 19, 1:00pm -
  • Thursday in the Trenches- Meet Small Business HR Leader Michele Sullivan
    Every Fall I think about two things. Pumpkins and Open Enrollment. And then that leads me down memory lane to a leader I had that challenged me throughout my career. So when I started to think about who should be our next Thursday in the Trenches fea…
    - 26 days ago, 19 Sep 19, 1:08pm -

Robin Schooling Blog

  • The ennui of the average worker
    Once upon a time people worked in offices like this. Desks lined up in neat and orderly rows. Handbags tucked securely inside drawers. Open concept…well, for some of the employees. As this picture dates from the 1960’s, my guess is this was wher…
    - 20 days ago, 25 Sep 19, 1:50pm -
  • How a TYPO Reinforced Company Culture
    Working in human resources means that one spends an inordinate amount of time writing and sending out “official” missives and documents to employees. Very important things like policies, handbooks, sternly worded admonishments, and memos about cl…
    - 25 days ago, 20 Sep 19, 11:59am -
  • A Changing Workplace: Exploring the Intersection of AI and HR
    (this post originally ran at the Oracle HCM blog) Artificial intelligence (AI) is quickly becoming a workplace mainstay. A growing number of organizations are embracing these new technologies and it is predicted that one in five workers will have A…
    - 29 days ago, 16 Sep 19, 1:22pm -
  • Workplace Realities: Recruiting When Your Staff Turnover Exceeds 100%
    I’ve lived, worked and managed HR in industries where turnover for certain positions and/or departments exceeded 100%. It’s not fun. I recently read this article (“Panera losing nearly all workers in fast-food turnover crisis”) about the inc…
    - 41 days ago, 4 Sep 19, 1:30pm -
  • Turnover, Retention and the Crusade to Assign “Responsibility”
    Ask most any HR Leader “what’s your biggest pain point?” and I guarantee that retention/turnover will be up there amongst the top 3 answers. Quite often this answer is partnered up with its companion “recruiting/hiring” since, of course, th…
    - 60 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 12:18pm -

HR Tech Girl

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

PeopleGoal Blog

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

The Savage Truth

  • newFire unprofitable, deadbeat clients right now!
    Consider this and then run the figures for your own business. In most of the recruitment businesses I have run, and many I now advise, 70% of the business will come from the top 20% of clients. In fact, often over 50% of your Gross Profit (NDR) will…
    - 24 hours ago, 14 Oct 19, 6:47pm -
  • The Savage Truth Book Launch Party! Your invitation.
    I am very excited to personally invite you to the official launch event for my new book, ‘The Savage Truth’. JobAdder are hosting two free events in Sydney and Auckland, where you can network with industry peers, have a drink, chat with me, all i…
    - 8 days ago, 7 Oct 19, 6:56pm -
  • What happens to non-billing middle managers in a downturn?
    I am not predicting a downturn. But it wouldn’t be a shock, would it? And many companies will be badly hurt if it comes. Especially now after the long golden run we have had. The danger is creating a fat layer of middle management who are no longer…
    - 15 days ago, 30 Sep 19, 7:54pm -
  • Would your company survive a recession? (Free Webinar. UK)
    What would happen if your permanent Gross Profit (Net fees) dropped by 50%, and temporary/contract GP by 25%? Would your business survive a downturn in the market? Join me and Mike Walmsley on Wednesday 2nd October at 11am BST for this free, interact…
    - 16 days ago, 29 Sep 19, 5:45pm -
  • My crazy first promotion. In London, 1983
    I was 24 Permanent recruiter in London. I held my own during my first year in the dog-eat-dog environment at Accountancy Personnel, but I wasn’t a superstar. I never topped the billing table, but I did deliver good results and felt relatively secur…
    - 22 days ago, 23 Sep 19, 8:00pm -
  • ‘The Craft of Recruitment’ – Savage Masterclass – Sydney and Melbourne
    ‘The Craft of Recruitment’ Owning the ‘moments of truth’ that matter. Greg Savage – Half day Masterclass Sydney: Melbourne Every attendee gets a free copy of the Greg Savage book, ‘The Savage Truth’. Recruitment is on the cusp of signif…
    - 28 days ago, 17 Sep 19, 8:02pm -

HR Ringleader

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

People Equation

  • Turn Your Responsibilities into Accomplishments to Land that Dream Job
    My friend Sandra (not her real name) called me up and asked me to review her resume. She was applying for a new job within her organization and hadn’t done the “interview thing” in nearly 10 years. Sandra’s resume showed an impressive series…
    - 57 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 10:30am -
  • Which Stay Interview Questions Work Best?
    This sponsored post is shared with you by Dick Finnegan, CEO of C-Suite Analytics and THE Expert on Stay Interviews. An in-demand speaker and top-selling author, Dick travels the world speaking about Trust and Leadership and has authored five books o…
    - 99 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 3:17pm -
  • Are Leaders Who Coach Lazy?
    As the parent of two teens, I’ve become quite accustomed to The Eye Roll. This ocular straining happens most often when I request a previously agreed upon task be completed by said teen. Me: “Hey, it’s time to empty the trash. Trash pick up is…
    - 22 May 19, 10:30am -
  • People Equation Named Top 25 HR Blog for 2019
    So here’s a fun tidbit I just learned – BambooHR recently named The People Equation blog a Top 25 HR blog for 2019 in the “management” category. They wrote, “Jennifer V. Miller has centered her career on the people elements of business and…
    - 20 May 19, 10:30am -
  • Lessons from the Farm Book Review
    I grew up in a farming community along the shores of Lake Michigan in the American Midwest. My grandparents were farmers. And although my folks didn’t farm, I spent a fair amount of time on my Grandpa V’s farm. Especially the summer of my 13th ye…
    - 8 May 19, 10:30am -
  • Stand Up-Sit Down Meeting Energizer
    If you’ve ever hosted a day-long meeting or workshop, you know that even the best gatherings sometimes experience a dip in energy.  To reboot the vigor in the conference room, here’s a quick and easy  meeting energizer that helps revitalize peo…
    - 22 Apr 19, 10:30am -

The Tim Sackett Project

  • newWhat is the biggest driver of Employee Engagement?
    I got to see Marcus Buckingham speak at the HR Technology Conference in Vegas a couple of weeks ago. I think it’s the 2319th time I’ve seen him speak. I’m not sure if I’ve seen Marcus or Josh Bersin speak more, it’s probably almost a tie. B…
    - 6 hours ago, 15 Oct 19, 12:55pm -
  • newI’m a Proud ATAP Member! Are you?
    At every talk I do I put up a logo slide. All of the logos that I personally support in my normal, everyday work world. My company HRU Tech. My blog, The TS Project (this one right here!). Fistful of Talent, where I still write, and the Association o…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Oct 19, 12:55pm -
  • When in Doubt, Hiring Attractive People Usually Works Out!
    The first time I wrote that in a post, it was 2012 with a post called, “Hire More Beautiful People!“. In 2014, it was, “Do Managers Have a Bias for Hiring Attractive People!” (Spoiler Alert – Yes!) In 2016, I doubled down as the science con…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 12:55pm -
  • Where Does Corporate Logo-wear Go to Die?
    This is the very first blog post I ever wrote! It was 4-12-09 over at Fistful of Talent. I just got back from HR Tech, this past week, where I was wearing a bunch of corporate logo-wear (see the pic above wearing at Patagonia vest from Candidate.ID)…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 12:55pm -
  • 10 Resume Phrases That Will Get You Hired…Or Not…
    Liz Ryan is one of those enigmas in the space of HR and Recruiting. She was an executive in HR when I was still in elementary school! She was also a “Junk Rock” singer before Laurie Ruettimann was Punk Rock HR! She was also an early internet writ…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 12:55pm -
  • Most of your dreams won’t come true…
    …but some will. That’s what it’s all about. We don’t live and work and struggle to reach every single dream. That’s impossible. We do all of this for the chance we might actually get the chance to see some of our dreams come true. Maybe eve…
    - 8 days ago, 7 Oct 19, 12:55pm -

HR Cloud

Women of HR

  • newThe 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…
    - 3 hours ago, 15 Oct 19, 3:42pm -
  • Is your company recognizing “Her” enough?
    “She needs your respect, not your comfort. Needs your support, not your sweet words. Girls with dreams become women with vision. All she needs is the freedom to create her own world.”   ~ Bithika Halder     Let’s be honest! Talking about gen…
    - 77 days ago, 30 Jul 19, 12:00pm -
  • Three Ways to Improve Your Employee Engagement Plan Right Now
    Employee engagement is top-of-mind in our HR industry. As the tight job market continues, retention is equally as important as recruitment. Employers are focusing on ways to better engage workers who might otherwise go elsewhere seeking what they per…
    - 84 days ago, 23 Jul 19, 12:00pm -
  • Building Organizations Worthy of Our People #WorkHuman 2019
    I recently had the honor and privilege of attending the Workhuman conference for my fourth year in a row.  That’s four out of five years for me.  I missed the first year, but only because I didn’t know about the event until it was already happe…
    - 3 Apr 19, 12:00pm -
  • How to Excel as a Young Woman Entering the Workforce Today
    Today, most Americans consider women just as capable of leadership as men. Despite this, there are still a number of barriers that women have to navigate when they strive to advance their career. The glass ceiling continues to be a very real issue, p…
    - 5 Feb 19, 12:00pm -
  • The “Great Culture” Fallacy
    Organizational Culture. No doubt, it’s a hot topic among HR professionals and business leaders alike.  In a time when the competition for great talent continues to heat up, most seem to agree that having a great company culture is certainly a comp…
    - 29 Jan 19, 12:00pm -

HR Examiner

  • newThe HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist: KeenCorp — Cultural Management Tools
    This is the third of twelve organizational profiles appearing on The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. KeenCorp is a uniquely Dutch company focused on identifying variations in group tension and organizational cohesion. By analyzing digital communications t…
    - 2 hours ago, 15 Oct 19, 4:09pm -
  • newThe HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist: HiredScore — Data Driven Sourcing Technology
    This is the second of twelve organizational profiles appearing on The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. Founded in 2012, Athena Karp’s HiredScore is one of the foundation elements in New York’s burgeoning tech scene. Their AI candidate discovery and ma…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Oct 19, 2:16pm -
  • HRExaminer v10.41
    Listen to our exciting annual HR Tech Conference Special recorded in Las Vegas last Friday with Stacey Harris and John Sumser. It's all on this special edition of HR Tech Weekly. John Sumser just announced The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist for in…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 4:00pm -
  • HR Tech Weekly: Episode #238: Stacey Harris and John Sumser
    Stacey and John wrap up their feedback on The 2019 HR Tech Conference, John discusses his new HRExaminer report: The 2020 Index of Intelligent Tools in HR Technology, Stacey comments on the roll-out of the latest Sierra-Cedar Annual Systems Survey, P…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 11:30am -
  • The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist: Capacity — Knowledge Management with Conversational Interface
    This is the first of twelve organizational profiles appearing on The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist. Recently known as ‘Jane.ai,’ Capacity is a St. Louis-based knowledge management company. They provide intelligent process automation, business process…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 5:00pm -
  • The HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist
    As part of our work on our annual report on intelligent tools and AI in HR, we evaluate the interview and survey process to identify companies to watch closely. Each of the twelve companies we’ve selected this year for our HRExaminer 2020 Watchlist…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 4:00pm -

Minnesota Headhunter

  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Summer 2019 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. NEWS… check out our regions new talent.…
    - 9 days ago, 7 Oct 19, 2:02am -
  • Survey: Minneapolis #10 Most Affordable Tech City
    I haven’t had one of these in a while. By “these” I mean a survey that once again points out the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St Paul are a great place to live and work. This one comes from...
    - 19 days ago, 26 Sep 19, 12:53pm -
  • Tech, Product and Big Data Jobs In Minnesota
    The Minnesota IT Jobs page has been refreshed and at this moment has the following roles posted: Groups I am working with: Daugherty Business Solutions Scrum Master Senior Software Engineer Total Expert Senior Fullstack Software Engineer Digital Cont…
    - 20 days ago, 25 Sep 19, 7:07pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Summer 2019 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. NEWS… check out our regions new talent.…
    - 20 days ago, 25 Sep 19, 4:08pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Summer 2019 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. NEWS… check out our regions new talent.…
    - 27 days ago, 19 Sep 19, 3:56am -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Summer 2019 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. NEWS… check out our regions new talent.…
    - 35 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 1:10pm -

Fistful of Talent

  • newFailure – A Facilitated Activity
    I was recently asked to give a presentation to a group of 100 people about success after failure. It was for an all day event, and I was asked to speak for 30 minutes. The objective was to get folks inspired to rise up after their own moments of fail…
    - 7 hours ago, 15 Oct 19, 11:44am -
  • newHuman Resources – Is it Really Human? Really?
    I’ve been thing about this since I saw the book Humanize in 2012. The book was written by Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant who run Human Workplaces. About that same time, I started blogging and tweeting using the #humanize hash tag. I thought I had st…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Oct 19, 3:36pm -
  • The Weight of the Matter
    Of all the topics that are taboo in the inner sanctum of the Talent/HR world, weight may be the toughest to be honest about. Especially here in the US and especially with female HR executives, although today’s quip is coming from the cliché Overwe…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 11:08am -
  • Reviewing Applicant’s Social Media Profiles? Maybe It’s Time to Check Your Ethics
    I’m still a fan of the frebinar and recently listened in on one via Paycor’s Web Summit focused on How to Give Your Candidates An Out of This World Experience presented by Melissa Dern and Melinda Canino. Inevitably during a frebinar there’s a…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 11:41am -
  • Addressing the Side Hustle
    I recently listened to a podcast of one of my fellow FOT team member’s Let’s Fix Work podcasts (which are awesome Laurie, by the way) that was titled Why the Side Hustle is Failing You. The premise of the episode is that side hustle is something…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 12:19pm -
  • 4 Critical Steps for Success as a New CHRO
    Starting anything new is a bit daunting. A new exercise program. A new school. Sporting a new hairstyle. The internal questions of “Am I ready for this? Will I make friends? Is the “Rachel” really back?” will bubble in the pit of your stomach…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 11:44am -

Josh Bersin Blog

  • newThe New Role Of CHRO: Making Work More Human
    I hate buzzwords, and the word “human” seems to have become the next buzzword in HR. But after a two-day senior CHRO Summit we just completed with the UC Berkeley Haas...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in Enterpri…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Oct 19, 12:30pm -
  • The Capability Academy: Where Corporate Training Is Going
    Corporate training and development has been through quite a journey. Twenty years ago companies built physical universities (GE’s Crotonville, Accenture St. Charles), hired faculty and college...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory…
    - 10 days ago, 5 Oct 19, 8:37pm -
  • Why ADP’s Next-Gen HCM Is A Disruptive Force In HR Technology
    A year ago I wrote a controversial article about ADP’s new core HCM system, code-named Lifion. Well here it is a year later, and it looks like ADP has done it. The company’s next-generation HCM and...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Ad…
    - 28 days ago, 18 Sep 19, 12:46am -
  • Learning In The Flow Of Work: Now Available For HR
    Over the last two years I’ve written a lot about the new trend toward corporate “Learning in the Flow of Work.” Well, it’s picking up speed.First, as I describe in the video...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in…
    - 35 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 2:00pm -
  • The Skills Of The Future Are Now Clear: And Despite What You Think, They’re Not Technical
    This week IBM launched a significant study which looks at the real skills business leaders need over the next three years, and the results will surprise you.The research, which included surveys...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory…
    - 38 days ago, 8 Sep 19, 1:20am -
  • HR Technology 2020: Disruption Ahead
    It’s Fall again and I’m finishing up my biggest-ever report on HR Technology:  The HR Tech 2020 Disruptions Study.This comprehensive study is done in partnership with LRP, the...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in…
    - 46 days ago, 30 Aug 19, 5:59pm -

Your HR Buddy

  • 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…
    - 29 days ago, 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…
    - 37 days ago, 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…
    - 50 days ago, 26 Aug 19, 6:45am -
  • How to be a Robot-Proof Recruiter
    Automation, AI, Chatbot, Augmented Reality…Disruptions are good to make us efficient but when it comes to building human connections we need people. While technology helps us advance what we do, how do we treat our job applicants better in the recr…
    - 57 days ago, 19 Aug 19, 12:23pm -
  • How to Launch an Employee Value Proposition
    HARMAN International has recently launched their (EVP) Employee Value Proposition -‘ Our Talent Connects the World’. Bring an EVP to life takes months of strategic planning, collaborate cross-functionally, be agile and bring the storytellers toge…
    - 64 days ago, 13 Aug 19, 12:40am -
  • How to create content that connects with candidates
    If you are in recruitment you would know by now that a post and pray approach won’t work at all to attract the right candidates to your job. You need to be thoughtful when you write job postings in order to connect to the job seekers and most often…
    - 71 days ago, 5 Aug 19, 11:51am -

HR Gazette

  • newHow to Streamline the Hiring Process
    A successful hiring process is the difference between a candidate staying at a company long term, or churning within the first 45 days. This is something that 20% of recently hired candidates do, which means it’s imperative that companies get the h…
    - 3 hours ago, 15 Oct 19, 3:49pm -
  • newEncouraging Healthy Eating in the Workplace: Positive Actions and Where to Draw the Line
    what can a company do to encourage healthy eating without forcing everyone to eat salad and banning candy bars in the office? The post Encouraging Healthy Eating in the Workplace: Positive Actions and Where to Draw the Line appeared first on The HR…
    - 3 hours ago, 15 Oct 19, 3:46pm -
  • newFive Common Payroll Myths Busted
    There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about payroll. Let's clear those up so you can start paying your employees in a way that doesn't cost you too much extra time or money. Here are five common payroll myths, busted.The post Five Common Payro…
    - 23 hours ago, 14 Oct 19, 7:24pm -
  • Is Java Developer a Good Career?
    Information technology is booming, and thus, the programmers and the developers have a bright future ahead of them. Especially, because the IT world is nothing without the programmers or the developers. In this article, we will talk about the bright…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Oct 19, 10:16am -
  • Why HR Process Automation is Crucial to Modern Business Success
    To stay competitive in today’s business environment, organizations need to attract and retain top talent. World-class talent helps drive innovation, optimize productivity, and deliver an outstanding customer experience. HR Process Automation frees…
    - 13 days ago, 2 Oct 19, 3:21pm -
  • Event Preview: DisruptHR San Francisco
    DisruptHR Sanfrancisco is returning on Oct 15th and is set to offer an awesome line-up of speakers. Deloitte’s top futurist, John Hagel will lead nine other CEOs, authors, and Fortune 500 executives in a medley of topics that weave together to defi…
    - 13 days ago, 2 Oct 19, 2:53pm -

Everyday People

  • newMaking the Sale !!
    This past week has been one of transitions. My wife and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary, and our oldest child was getting ready to leave home. We’re excited that Melanie is moving and continuing her career as an Occupational Therapist in…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Oct 19, 10:44pm -
  • It’s Geaux Time !!
    This past weekend has been spectacular !! My wife and I traveled to Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the Greater Baton Rouge SHRM Fall Conference. I was fortunate enough to be the closing keynote speaker. Any time I get a chance to interact with my HR peer…
    - 9 days ago, 7 Oct 19, 1:00am -
  • Be a Trailblazer !!
    I’ve been very fortunate to have worked at the same company for the past 13 years. I don’t take it for granted. What you may not know is that having this length of tenure is still considered “new” to many whom I work with. It’s true. I get…
    - 16 days ago, 30 Sep 19, 12:09am -
  • Stop the Sighs !!
    We’re about to embark on yet another week of work. As you get ready to make your commute, what is your mindset? I’m sure the answer is “it depends” which is a fair answer for any day. In the midst of whatever is ahead of you, are you geeked a…
    - 23 days ago, 22 Sep 19, 10:42pm -
  • Callie
    This past week has been a whirlwind. Each week I have is full, and I’m fortunate for that. I have some great things going on at work, and I was able to also have the opportunity to speak at the Vermont SHRM State Conference and attend a SHRM Board…
    - 30 days ago, 15 Sep 19, 11:01pm -
  • Hidden Gems !!

    - 37 days ago, 8 Sep 19, 11:05pm -

Workplace Diva

  • new64% of employees would trust a robot over a human manager
    A new global survey of more than 8,000 employees finds nearly two-thirds (64%) would trust a robot over their oh-so human manager. Let's just give up and submit to our AI overlords now!Oracle and HR research firm Future Workplace surveyed managers, e…
    - 1 hour ago, 15 Oct 19, 5:27pm -
  • Move over, Thinking Economy. The "Feeling Economy" is here!
    It's no secret that robots are coming for our manufacturing jobs, but now AI is rolling into jobs that require in-depth, human-like problem solving. You know, deep thinking. I know how you're feeling. AI was so damn cute back in 2011 when Watson was…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 5:25pm -
  • When you get laid off and a coworker brags about still being employed
    You are mere hours into a job loss when your phone buzzes. It is one of your ex-coworkers getting in touch. You assume this coworker wants to see how you are doing. Aww, how nice!As this coworker speaks, however, it feels like he or she is using the…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 7:03pm -
  • "Recession preppers" are getting ready for economic collapse
    Move over doomsday preppers, because there is a new pre-planner in town: the recession prepper!Everyone is nervous right now. The news cycle is in overdrive. People in positions of power are completely ignoring Congressional subpoenas. The stock mark…
    - 8 days ago, 7 Oct 19, 7:31pm -
  • Work trends: wearing mis-matched shoes to the office
    I'll admit that I'm feeling exhausted today. I did not sleep particularly well last night, impeachment news is breaking fast and furious, and Trump is yelling at reporters to ask the President of Finland a question.Sigh. I'm just not feeling like I h…
    - 13 days ago, 2 Oct 19, 7:32pm -
  • Employees are messing with their robotic coworkers
    The robots are coming for our jobs, and human employees are fighting back at work!A new study from De Montfort University in the United Kingdom reveals this pesky problem that's percolating underneath the workplace surface. Human employees aren't goi…
    - 14 days ago, 1 Oct 19, 2:21pm -

Corn on the Job

  • newFinding A Skill Which No One Else Has
    (Image Credit) Job security can often feel too good to be true in the modern world. A lot of people struggle to achieve this in their working lives, finding it hard to know what needs to be done when they are trying to keep themselves from losing the…
    - 2 hours ago, 15 Oct 19, 4:52pm -
  • 8 Careers Forecast to Be in High Demand from 2020 Onward
    If there is one thing which can be said about today’s workforce, it would be that all jobs are becoming highly specialized. A great part of that is due to the rapid advances in technology. If you are planning your future and aren’t quite sure whi…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 1:34pm -
  • Cop career timeline
    Command structures are a vital part of efficient and effective policing: the glue that holds everything together. There’s never been a more important time for good officers to make it up through the ranks, gain extensive knowledge of the force and…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 1:31pm -
  • How to Get Promoted in 9 Easy Steps
    As a new employee, one of your goals should be to grow and move to higher positions. A promotion comes with more benefits, bigger responsibilities, and more opportunities to learn, grow and serve. In some companies, you will get a promotion evaluatio…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 1:29pm -
  • Take These Crucial Steps to Rebuild Your Career After an Accident
    Take These Crucial Steps to Rebuild Your Career After an Accident The Bureau of Labor Statistics released figures showing that there were “approximately 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers”…
    - 11 days ago, 4 Oct 19, 2:27pm -
  • How to ace your next job interview
    So, you have an important interview coming up. You’ve already sent your resume and got called in for a face-to-face meeting. Even if you believe you have a shot at this job position, based on your experience and qualifications, the way you handle t…
    - 12 days ago, 3 Oct 19, 3:59pm -

Texas Strategic HR

The HR Blog

The HR Capitalist

Unbridled Talent

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

True Faith HR

  • Helping Callie (@SHRMCallieZ)
    I've been teaching for nearly 25 years, and have probably taught over 5,000 students.  Few, if any, have combined the wit, charm, and intelligence of Callie Zipple. Callie is simply one of the best students I’ve had the opportunity to teach.   …
    - 99 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 12:59pm -
  • Kawhi Leonard, the #8ManRotation, and the #NBASummerLeague
    Bringing the blog out from the mothballs for a couple of reasons.First, check out this clip of the NBA whisperer, Adrian Wojnarowski chatting with Scott Van Pelt about the free agency status of the mercurial Kawhi Leonard.  As of this writing, Kawhi…
    - 5 Jul 19, 2:11pm -
  • Was There Ever A Golden Age of Conversation?
    The Killeen Chair of Theology and Philosophy Lecture Series kicked off its theme of "Technology and Community"with Dr. Carol Bruess discussing "Our Love-Affair With Technology: Some (Inconvenient) Truths."Given the topic, it was not surprising to hea…
    - 28 Sep 18, 1:57pm -
  • True Faith #HR Replay: Why HR Should Care About The @NBASummerLeague #8ManRotation
    I'm heading to Las Vegas today and meeting up with the whole (?) 8 Man Rotation folk (Kris Dunn, Steve Boese, Tim Sackett, and, possibly Lance Haun) to take in a couple days of NBA Summer League action.  Worth revisiting this July 2013 post.  If…
    - 8 Jul 18, 5:53pm -
  • How Expensive Will #SHRM19 Hotels Be?
    While the SHRM Annual Conference just ended, the SHRM Housing Office gave attendees a sneak peek into the prices for the 2019 Conference being held in Las Vegas, June 23-26.  You, too, can make your early reservation for next year's conference (…
    - 21 Jun 18, 2:39pm -
  • True Faith #HR Rewind: The MBTI of Easter
    Originally posted March 27, 2016 While some believe there are 16 distinct personality types based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), I've long held there are 16 distinct personality types based on Easter candy preference...the ECTI.  The…
    - 28 Mar 18, 1:00pm -

HR Potential

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

Evil HR Lady

  • newHiring a Field Service Tech? Look for these 5 Attributes
    Hiring is always a challenge: finding the right candidates, going through the interview process, making an offer, and getting the candidate to accept. After all, most managers only hire a few people a year (if that), which shows that few are experts…
    - 7 hours ago, 15 Oct 19, 12:02pm -
  • newThe Good Place’s Eleanor Has a Meltdown that All Managers Can Relate to
    Caution: This article contains spoilers for The Good Place. If you aren’t up to date, go binge watch and come back. At the end of season three, Michael (Ted Danson) had a meltdown that forced Eleanor (Kristen Bell) into the lead role as the neigh…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Oct 19, 12:20pm -
  • Three Old-Fashioned Classes I Wish Would Return to High School
    On Saturday, I ordered a new couch. The salesman had to enter the specifications for the couch into his computer. He seemed like a knowledgeable enough fellow–probably early 50s and knew a lot about furniture. But, he used two fingers to type all t…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 10:52am -
  • How to Improve Mental Health at the Office
    It’s open enrollment season–the time in which you can change your healthcare plan for the upcoming year. While all companies don’t use the calendar year, many do. You should pay special attention to the mental health coverage in your chosen p…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 2:14pm -
  • Why Promoting Vaccinations Is Still Relevant
    Unless your business is in health care, you probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about vaccinations. Still, they’re an important part of any employee wellness program. Vaccination rates are down, and that can mean bad things for your busin…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 1:49pm -
  • What Can Employers Do to Mediate Political Workplace Conflict?
    Workplace conflict is inevitable. That’s a good thing: You don’t want a bevy of drones who nod in agreement with everything the boss says. But sometimes workplace communication can sour when conflict arises over politics instead of the best marke…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 10:20am -

Total Picture Radio

Fishdogs

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

Cost of Work

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

The Buzz on HR

UnderCover Recruiter

  • newWhat Can We Learn From Fictional Managers?
    To celebrate National Boss Day – a day designated for employees to show appreciation to their bosses – Perkbox polled 2,000 UK employees to ascertain which fictional managers come out top. National Boss Day is a good excuse for us all as leaders…
    - 2 hours ago, 15 Oct 19, 4:08pm -
  • newWhy Political Diversity Matters in the Workplace
    Although many companies have faced increased pressure to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace, a lack of diverse hiring teams, limited recruiting processes that fail to reach a broad candidate pool, and unconscious similarity biases have con…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Oct 19, 4:07pm -
  • newThe Holistic Approach to Employer Branding
    When you think of the Tech industry you don’t always associate it with being holistic but that’s the approach it takes when it comes to recruitment. Appian Corporation’s main business is software and Tricia Goose is the Recruitment Marketing St…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Oct 19, 4:09pm -
  • Equip Your Employees to Handle Negative Feedback
    Negative feedback hurts. Sometimes the pain is intellectual – the recipient feels offended about something specific that was said, or just how wrong the critic was! But almost always, the hurt makes itself known with that queasy feeling in the bell…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Oct 19, 4:03pm -
  • How to Get the Best CVs From Your Job Ads
    In a candidate led market, it’s essential to stand out from your competitors if you want to attract top talent – and your job advert is your first opportunity to grab their attention. But with so much choice at a click of a button, you need an en…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 4:05pm -
  • The Top 5 Challenges Recruiters Face on Google AdWords
    Google AdWords presents businesses with an intriguing prospect for promoting their employer brand and driving up job applications. Google’s ads platform gives you the opportunity to move beyond social media sites and start attracting potential appl…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 4:08pm -

Lifes Crazy Joke

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

HR Bacon Hut

Performance I Create

  • You’d Better Think About What You’re Trying To Do To Me
    NPR recently reported that 1 in 16 women say that their first sexual experience was rape. Here is the link to that report. Think about that for a moment. Think about what that entails and why it is important for all of us to know. As a woman who ha…
    - 13 days ago, 2 Oct 19, 1:00pm -
  • Don’t Allow Supremacy On Your Watch!
    “Go back to where you came from!” It saddened me to no end that the president of the United States had the audacity to say this about four members of Congress recently. It sickens me to know that so many of “my fellow”  Americans seem to sup…
    - 15 days ago, 30 Sep 19, 1:00pm -
  • Red Rover, Red Rover…Whose Side Are You On Now?
    Red Rover Red Rover, send Heather right over!  Oh, how I loved that game when I was a kid. The objective, of course, is to get everyone on your side. Regardless of which side you started on, you defended your current side feverishly with your teamma…
    - 97 days ago, 10 Jul 19, 1:00pm -
  • Read This Before You Send Your Daughters Into The Workforce
    Each year we send our daughters (and sons) into the workforce with pride and glee. Although that first job is a great induction to independence, compensation, and adulting – it can also be a young person’s first brush with sexual harassment, disc…
    - 99 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 1:00pm -
  • Variations of TRANSformation
    Until a few years ago, I knew nothing about transgender people. Then one night in my law school class a student told a story about going to the veteran’s hall to meet some of his buddies he had served in the military with. They were sitting around…
    - 26 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
  • The Fundamentals of Mentorship
    “Every mentorship has its ebbs and flows. When there isn’t a Goldilocks amount of work to do — Mentees often become bored in the program.” – Phidelia Johnson All of us should occasionally ask ourselves whether we are managing our careers or…
    - 24 Jun 19, 1:00pm -

HackerRank Blog

  • HackerRank Partners with LinkedIn Talent Hub
    Today, we’re proud to announce that LinkedIn Talent Hub will be joining us as our...The post HackerRank Partners with LinkedIn Talent Hub appeared first on HackerRank Blog.
    - 13 days ago, 2 Oct 19, 9:07pm -
  • Creating Diverse and Inclusive Teams with HackerRank
    It’s been found in multiple studies that diverse teams produce more innovative software and products....The post Creating Diverse and Inclusive Teams with HackerRank appeared first on HackerRank Blog.
    - 14 days ago, 1 Oct 19, 12:45pm -
  • Keys to Recruiting Success with Dialpad
    Technology is truly revolutionizing the way we work. From streamlined communications with Slack to Wework’s...The post Keys to Recruiting Success with Dialpad appeared first on HackerRank Blog.
    - 42 days ago, 3 Sep 19, 3:32pm -
  • HackerRank Projects Now Supports Key Data Science Skills
    Data science is a rapidly growing field, and one of the most in-demand jobs in...The post HackerRank Projects Now Supports Key Data Science Skills appeared first on HackerRank Blog.
    - 61 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 9:25pm -
  • Connecting Global Tech Ecosystems: Andela Shines a Light on Africa’s Developer Talent
    This is the 14th episode of HackerRank Radio, a podcast for engineering leaders interested in...The post Connecting Global Tech Ecosystems: Andela Shines a Light on Africa’s Developer Talent appeared first on HackerRank Blog.
    - 64 days ago, 12 Aug 19, 4:46pm -
  • Which Universities Have the Strongest Developers in the World?
    We analyzed 1,457,000 student interviews to identify the trends and influences driving university recruitment across...The post Which Universities Have the Strongest Developers in the World? appeared first on HackerRank Blog.
    - 68 days ago, 8 Aug 19, 12:30pm -

Ohio Employment Law Blog

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

The Recruiting Unblog

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

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Musings From Sussex

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

  • newBenefits of Working Remotely
    One of the most beneficial uses of the modern-day technology that allows the world to be connected is the wonder of remote working. Remote working is the act of performing your job from a location that is far away from wherever the central office of…
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  • newPlanning a Much-Needed Vacation? Consider These 7 Destinations
    Many members of today’s workforce fail to take all the vacation time they earn each year. The growing number of gig-economy workers are often forced to decide between much-needed breaks and making enough money for rent. When you do get some time to…
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  • newNo HR, No Problem: Tools and Resources for Small Businesses
    What is HR and why is it important for businesses both small and large to implement certain practices. Human resources, or HR, is in charge of managing everything from recruiting and hiring employees, to payroll, vacation time, benefits, and many oth…
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  • newTips For Keeping Public Restrooms Clean
    Did you know that one of the first things many customers do when they enter a new establishment is to use the restrooms? There’s a good reason for this and it’s not because they’re desperate for the toilet! In fact, they are assessing the clean…
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  • newStart Your Business from Home! How to Become a Successful Tax Preparer
    The IRS handles more than 240 million tax returns every year. The agents at the IRS have to process those returns, but someone else has to prepare and file them. Some people try to do their tax return on their own, but many more will turn to a tax…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Oct 19, 2:23pm -
  • Who Is This Guy Snooze?
    There are no discoverable historical records about Doctor Snooze, but we do see evidence of his influence. His name is emblazoned on every alarm clock and smartphone in the world. Whoever he was, the damage done by his philosophy of instant gratifica…
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  • Awareness of Time Usage and Personal Decision Making
    There are two truisms not usually put together that seem to make perfect sense when accidental usage brings them together. Peter Drucker’s quote, “Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed,” is one of th…
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  • Lies About Multitasking In Resumes and Jobs
    Most people take pride in calling themselves multitaskers. Like other motherhood and apple pie topics, it has become a badge of honor to lay claim to the ability to do it even though there is not much proof that it works or even that it exists. Emplo…
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  • The Burn-out Culture of Too Muchism
    “Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly.” – Plato   Plato’s comments regarding multitasking were probably meant to be instructive to his followers. We can assume that the point of this lesson was to…
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  • Personal Branding May Not Be What You Think It Is
    People are making a career out of that personal branding bandwagon that may have seen better days. There are multiple examples of selling the idea and products associated with personal branding. We have massaged and smithed this buzzword of years ago…
    - 20 Jun 18, 3:08pm -

No Excuses HR

  • Where Did the Courage Go?
    Leadership, teamwork, risk, collaboration, trust...and courage...important words that dramatically impact the life of an organization. Not only are they important at the team member level, they are essential at the senior levels of any organization i…
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  • There's Only Picture...the Big One
    Here are some quick thoughts on the incredibly important, yet often completely missed, big picture.1. Do not confuse busy and getting lots of things done with seeing the big picture. All too often tactical items become the work, when in fact, savvy…
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  • Finding A Way
    All things considered, life is pretty easy, don't you think?Of course it isn't. Sometimes it's hard as hell.PressureI don't know about you, but I feel a tremendous amount of pressure in my life. Some is self-inflicted, some is based on the nature of…
    - 22 days ago, 23 Sep 19, 11:52am -
  • Bigger Than Me
    I recently had the privilege of going on a mission trip to Kenya. Specifically as part of a team that actively supports the Inua Partners in Hope program that helps orphaned young people gain vocational skills to...somehow, amongst the most devasta…
    - 28 days ago, 17 Sep 19, 12:30pm -
  • No Trick Pony
    The world of work, and leadership in particular, is an interesting place. So many experts, confident souls, and buried among them...real pros.What I find most curious are those leaders who profess to be so good at everything they touch that they can…
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  • No Bold Tactics
    Let's be clear about something right away. Busy does not equal effective. Everyone is busy...or make themselves 'busy.' I see it all the time. Leaders who want to over share how hectic their days are...so full of things to do...and important executiv…
    - 69 days ago, 7 Aug 19, 2:03pm -

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…
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  • Great Places to Work in the City of Tulsa
    If you’re an employee located in Tulsa, Oklahoma and searching for a career at a great organization, you should only consider a Certified Great Place to Work. These companies have earned this designation after completing a rigorous vetting proce…
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HR Remix

  • 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 -
  • Save Your Sanity This Year
    For many of us its goal setting time and that means some of us will get overly ambitious and set close-to-impossible goals for this new year (its possible I have experience in this area). Most of us don’t set these goals because we want to fail. Mo…
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  • Why I Write & Speak Outside of Work
    A few weeks ago I spoke at Disrupt HR Detroit about how to make work suck less. It was 5 minutes, 20 slides and a little nerve wracking but I left exhilarated – I challenged myself, met new people and learned a lot. Did my company pay me to go ther…
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  • How Do We Get the Important Work Done?
    In our last two posts we talked about how organizations play a big role in helping people focus on the important work; the work that moves organizations forward. However, you, as a leader or individual contributor also play a huge role in your abili…
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  • Carnival of HR – Your Break From The Summer Heat
    Yowza! It is blazing hot here in Ohio this summer! We are on week two without rain…and when you live near Lake Erie that is definitely something to celebrate! Some take a look at the heat wave and complain but I embrace the heat. I soak it up with…
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Talent Culture

  • newWhat We Can Learn from Talent Board’s 2019 Candidate Experience Research
    Stop us if you’ve heard this before: The candidate experience is more important than ever. If you had a nickel for every time you heard that phrase, then you’d probably be trying to get ahold of Bill Gates for suggestions on what to do with all y…
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  • #WorkTrends: Redefine ‘Rock Stars’ to Find the Employees You Really Need
    Your organization needs rock stars to thrive, but finding the candidates who will take your organizations from the backyard battle of the bands to sold-out arenas is more difficult than it looks. In fact, we might have the idea of who is a “rock st…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 2:26pm -
  • How to Optimize the Candidate Journey to Hire the Best Talent
    New job candidates with new preferences mean that employers must adapt their recruiting approach. Lorenz V. Esposito of Potentialpark suggests four steps for optimizing the candidate journey to hire the best talent.The post How to Optimize the Candi…
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  • #WorkTrends: Remote Work Is More Than Staying in Your PJs
    Remote work is a hot topic these days, and many people dream of working from home. And why shouldn’t you? Who wouldn’t want to keep their pajamas on, stroll over to their laptop and work from the convenience of home? And did I mention the savings…
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  • #WorkTrends: Empathy Is the Answer
    Here’s one thing all of us agree on about the future of work: It would be great if it didn’t involve mean people. But, sadly, mean people aren’t going away, so what can we do about them to make both our work lives and our personal lives better?…
    - 18 days ago, 27 Sep 19, 2:01pm -
  • 4 Ways Leaders Can Use Tech to Create a Better Employee Experience
    Technology is changing the employee experience, so how can leaders best implement solutions that make the employee experience even better? We spoke with a variety of experts and practitioners about four ways leaders can leverage technology to create…
    - 18 days ago, 27 Sep 19, 1:58pm -

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…
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Strategy Focused HR

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

Interview Geek

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

The HR Field Guide

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

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

  • Career Tracker, HRNasty launches a Resume Builder and Job Offer Calculator
    Career Tracker, the next step in your job searchListen to Career Tracker roar. HRNasty is quiet no moreBig news on the HRNasty front. I am proud to announce that I am a co-founder of a new product/software service called Career Tracker.  Career…
    - 55 days ago, 22 Aug 19, 12:55am -
  • How to pitch new ideas in the corporate world and your personal life
    Are you getting all of your new ideas launched and executed?How do you present new ideas at work?Have you ever pitched an idea to our boss and run into a brick wall? Was your idea shot full of holes or dismissed? Today I provide insight into why…
    - 20 Jun 19, 5:19am -
  • Getting over the fear of providing employee feedback
    This guy has no fear of providing employee feedback for improvement (and a little something extra)Employee feedback is hardAs a manager, one of the most common, anxiety causing moments is when we need to provide “ employee feedback” for impr…
    - 14 May 19, 12:28am -
  • Why you should never say, “I can do this job” in an interview
    Don’t mention that you can do the job in an interview!The most common phrase in an interviewthat candidates share with their interviewer is, “I can do this job”. Believe it or not, this is a phrase you want to avoid in your interviews. This…
    - 2 May 19, 3:28pm -
  • How the exit interview fails the company
    Keep employees engaged so they don’t think about giving their two-week notice. Does your company conduct exit interviews?Last week I blogged about employees turning in their two-week notice. As an HR person, it has been my experience that more…
    - 19 Apr 19, 10:27pm -
  • Two week notice. Why you don’t have to quit the job you hate.
    Turning in your two-week notice without a conversation is a short-sighted moveWhy quitting your job should be the last resortIf you are thinking about turning in your two-week notice for any of the following reasons, I encourage you to have an ho…
    - 11 Apr 19, 3:40am -

Christopher in HR

  • We Want You! (sort of…)
    No thank you. Sam and I go back for years having met at a tech company and keeping up with each other since. He’s a good guy, talented as an HR Business Partner and his skills are above average. He has a strong brand. Last November a tech firm reac…
    - 29 Jan 19, 2:23pm -
  • A Matter of Degrees
    She shivered. As my better half and I left a quaint little bistro in the early evening the temperature had changed since we entered. From a balmy 70 initially, (21 to my friends on the other side of the pond) it was now a nippy 62 (17) since the sun…
    - 29 Nov 18, 12:55pm -
  • Good News
    It was a dark and stormy night… Actually that’s not true: it was a beautiful sunny morning but I’ve always wanted to start a post like that! The phone rang and although I didn’t recognize it I answered anyway as it was a local call and I hope…
    - 27 Nov 18, 3:22pm -
  • Fall Out
    Everything in its season. There is no question the world’s a little colder place in the fall. While my friends south of the equator are fast heading towards spring, we in the northern climes are snuggled into fall looking towards the Equinox and wi…
    - 10 Nov 18, 12:15pm -
  • Math 101
    Can you add and subtract? In the war for talent there are so many top ten lists and theories about engagement it’s hard to keep it all straight. Yet, let’s start with a simple question: can you add and subtract? Over the years I’ve worked with…
    - 28 Jun 17, 12:13pm -
  • Hope
    Watch the children. Right outside my door is a running path that goes around a small pond, skirts the edge of two hospitals and eventually meanders past a pretty good-sized playground at the edge of a large market. The playground is usually full, oth…
    - 20 Jun 17, 10:15am -

Joe Gerstandt Blog

  • Inclusion in Action, cont’d
    As I said in my last post… Diversity means difference, and there is nothing more universally human than difference. Difference has consequences. Rolling a boulder up hill is very different from rolling the same boulder down hill because gravity has…
    - 16 Apr 19, 6:39pm -
  • Inclusion in Action
    Diversity means difference. Literally. Diversity means difference, and human beings are positively riddled with difference. One of the very few things that is universally true of all human beings is that each of us is in some way different. Differenc…
    - 11 Apr 19, 12:06pm -
  • Inclusion Demands Higher Standards
    Of the many misperceptions regarding inclusion, the most common might be the idea that inclusion requires you to lower your standards – inclusion somehow means “anything goes.” Not only is there a healthy does of bias baked into this idea, it i…
    - 27 Feb 19, 8:38pm -
  • 6 Ways to Accelerate your Diversity & Inclusion Efforts
    I consistently see organizations with unnecessary barriers slowing their D&I efforts down or blocking them altogether. Want to move forward? Here are six opportunities to consider. I will unpack each of these further in following posts: Clarify your…
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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

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

Creative Chaos HR

  • newIt’s time for week two of #PrideDrive! ..This is a...
    It’s time for week two of #PrideDrive! ..This is a four-week donation drive for two organizations serving the LGBTQIA+ community members. I’m raffling off photo prints from a recent gallery show to drive the campaign’s success...Please co…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Oct 19, 5:04pm -
  • **New Patreon Post**..This is first week of #PrideDrive!...
    **New Patreon Post**..This is first week of #PrideDrive! ..If you don’t know, I’m raising money for two organizations serving the LGBTQIA+ community, which are @DestinationTomorrow452 and @SageUSA. They are doing much needed work and could…
    - 8 days ago, 7 Oct 19, 11:28am -
  • **Hey everyone–I’m doing a donation drive and I need...
    **Hey everyone–I’m doing a donation drive and I need your help!**Over the next four weeks I’m raising funds for two organizations that support the LGBTQIA+ community in very important ways. ..I’m encouraging you to read my blog post–li…
    - 10 days ago, 5 Oct 19, 10:56am -
  • **New Patreon Post**..It’s time for another hi-res...
    **New Patreon Post**..It’s time for another hi-res photo for my patrons! This month’s image has a back-to-school vibe that I know you’ll enjoy. ..Every month, patrons who contribute $10 or more receive this reward. The photos are full-siz…
    - 28 days ago, 17 Sep 19, 11:15am -
  • **Quote of the Day - Jim Richardson**..May you always find...
    **Quote of the Day - Jim Richardson**..May you always find interesting things to shoot, my friends...#NYC #streetphotography #TheBronx #landscapephotography #Brooklyn #nikonphotography #Queens #portraitphotography #Manhattan #blackandwhitephoto…
    - 30 days ago, 15 Sep 19, 12:10pm -
  • **New Patreon Post**..I’m honored to have some images...
    **New Patreon Post**..I’m honored to have some images on display alongside other great photographers this week. The show’s taking place at the Denise Bibro Fine Art Gallery until September 14th. Go and see it before it closes!..In my latest…
    - 36 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 10:03am -

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

HR Hardball

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

Lisa Rosendahl Blog

  • Character Building Experiences
    We all face experiences that test our temperament, our spirit, and our moral fiber. They provoke us to choose between what we feel we should do and what we would do, if not for the expectations of others. Or, they stop us in our tracks because they a…
    - 31 Jan 18, 3:00pm -
  • Yes, I am Judging You
    If it looks like I have been judging you, it's because I have. If it wasn't me evaluating how you chose to respond on a group email and coming up with a snarky response I'll never deliver or predicting the negative impacts of your personal motivatio…
    - 2 Jan 18, 3:00pm -
  • Motherhood and Cliche
    My daughter is 16, going on college. I remember being pregnant worrying about what I would do if the baby was sick on a day I couldn't be off work. The worry was for nothing. My answer was clear the moment I saw my daughter for the very first time -…
    - 11 Dec 17, 3:00pm -
  • A Reluctant Exerciser: On the Road to Recovery
    I completed The Fast Factory Challenge today. My goals for the 6-weeks were pedestrian: recharge my exercise routine,  clean up my diet, and downsize my menopausal muffin top . Not for one moment did I entertain the idea of shifting my lifelong rela…
    - 17 Nov 17, 5:22pm -
  • Changing the HR Story
    The new year presents a fresh start. If there is something you'd like to start doing, stop doing or change the way you are doing it, this is when many jump on the resolution train. Whether you are a resolution-maker or not, making something better is…
    - 12 Jan 15, 12:00pm -
  • My Leadership Sweet Spot
    Leaders must be learners and last week I completed the Healthcare Leadership Development Program. It was great program focused on each of us as individual leaders, the healthcare environment we operate in and leadership in crisis. As a wrap-up, each…
    - 23 Sep 14, 1:00pm -

Something Different HR

PEOCompare

Change-Effect

  • newWhy most management change fails
    Let’s face it, change doesn’t fail or succeed, it just is. When we try to do something and it doesn’t work, that doesn’t mean that change hasn’t happened, it just means the outcomes that we want haven’t been achieved. We need to understan…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Oct 19, 7:00am -
  • What can you do?
    There are lots of things I’d like to change, ranging from my personal appearance, to my team’s results, to the political situation in pretty much most countries in the Western world. I have views and opinions and desires that in certain circumsta…
    - 8 days ago, 7 Oct 19, 7:00am -
  • To choose is to be free
    “But I don’t have a choice” If I had a pound for every time I’ve heard this through my career, I’d be able to buy you all a round of drinks. It is a curious phrase and worth another look, I don’t have a choice. As I sit here writing this…
    - 15 days ago, 30 Sep 19, 7:00am -
  • Why we need to ban NDAs
    Sometimes I think our profession is much like the British weather, we have an obsession in talking about its shortcomings, but yet nothing can be done to change it. My frustration is compounded in the rare moments where we genuinely have an opportuni…
    - 22 days ago, 23 Sep 19, 7:00am -
  • Trust starts in the words that we use
    I think it goes without saying that large parts of society have an issue with trust. Whether it is trust in politicians, trust in the media or trust in business. Institutions that once were seen as being cohesive forces in society are now the perpetr…
    - 29 days ago, 16 Sep 19, 7:00am -
  • Conferences are the ultimate fake news
    Last week saw a significant change in corporate Britain when, in amongst the ongoing Brexit shenanigans, Marks and Spencers were demoted from the FTSE100 for the first time since the creation of the index which, broadly, highlights the largest corpor…
    - 36 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 7:00am -

PeopleTactics

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

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…
    - 5 days ago, 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…
    - 38 days ago, 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…
    - 40 days ago, 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…
    - 44 days ago, 1 Sep 19, 5:45pm -

Accidental HR

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

Corporate HR Girl

Salima Nathoo

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

Break the Frame

  • Want to Make Life Instantly Better? Look for a Silver Lining
    In slow motion, as if in a movie with multiple cameras capturing the action from all angles, there was the driveway, me flying through the air, and my entire body hitting the ground with a thud.   I touched my face and knew there was blood, a lot o…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 9:30am -
  • What should you do when you hate your job? (Hint: It’s not suck it up)
    Since the start of the year, it’s rained for 13 days in my town. Total rainfall is a whopping 48.4 mm which equals 1.9 inches. When it rains, it’s a big deal; not a surprise in a desert climate. Today, as I write this post, I’m enjoying the pit…
    - 21 days ago, 24 Sep 19, 9:30am -
  • 10 Questions: Gen X & Gen Z on Personal Leadership & the Future
    This week, over dinner, our family talked about our views on politics, life, and leadership. I was surprised by some of the strong opinions on world leaders, the environment, and how they view the future.  In our house, it’s two Gen Z teens and tw…
    - 28 days ago, 17 Sep 19, 9:30am -
  • 10 Questions to Ask Yourself to Instantly Boost Your Success
    We live in the Australian Outback at the top of a very long street that culminates in a dead end. After the last house, there’s only vast empty space, that’s it. Even on Google Maps, there’s nothing.   It’s rare to see people wandering down…
    - 35 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 9:30am -
  • 5 Must-Dos to Foster Goodwill Even in the Worst of Times
    As soon as we pulled into the parking lot, our puppy knew where we were. Although we had only been there a few times, the barking started well before we got through the vet’s front door.   It was time for her 10-month appointment, which meant a q…
    - 42 days ago, 3 Sep 19, 9:30am -

Whipper Snapper HR

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

The Aristocracy of HR

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

Talent Vanguard

  • It’s Not Rocket Surgery

    - 9 days ago, 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 days ago, 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…
    - 93 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 2:28am -
  • Announcing the Aperta Project’s Toronto Tech Study
    “To make something good of the future, you have to look the present in the face.” Simone de Beauvoir I’m so proud to announce the launch of The Aperta Project, and its first collaborative initiative: The Toronto Tech Study. As many of you will…
    - 3 Jun 19, 11:26am -
  • On Power & Transparency
    I’ve become increasingly fascinated by power in the last few years. Think about it: power is woven through every experience we have with others: in relationships, interactions, and organizations, but we almost never acknowledge it. Saying power is…
    - 13 May 19, 2:49am -
  • The Lazy Gardener
    This morning I spent nearly three hours digging out a Wisteria from my front garden. It was there when we moved in 5 years ago, hastily planted by the sellers to make the house look more appealing. “Wait”, I was told by people who knew more about…
    - 6 May 19, 2:27am -

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

  • newEmployee Retention: The Key to Meaningful Work is Psychological Safety and Civility
    Employee retention is critical. WorkHuman encourages us to give employees meaningful work in a culture of psychological safety and civility.The post Employee Retention: The Key to Meaningful Work is Psychological Safety and Civility appeared first o…
    - 10 hours ago, 15 Oct 19, 8:57am -
  • newThere Is More To a Job Than the Work
    Your job requires work. But there is much more to it. Organizations need to remember the work life connection and where employees live.The post There Is More To a Job Than the Work appeared first on hr bartender.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Oct 19, 8:57am -
  • Use the Right Technology Tool For the Job
    Technology can help employees save time and be more productive. But they should know all the tips or hacks to get the most out of it.The post Use the Right Technology Tool For the Job appeared first on hr bartender.
    - 4 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 8:57am -
  • 7 Career Lessons Learned from Attending a NASA Social
    Career lessons can be found almost anywhere. Just pay attention. Here are 7 important career lessons learned from attending a NASA social.The post 7 Career Lessons Learned from Attending a NASA Social appeared first on hr bartender.
    - 5 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 8:57am -
  • Labor Law Postings: 3 Employee Groups with Unique Posting Requirements #MindTheGap
    Labor law postings are required by law. And they differ for unique groups. Here are 3 employee groups with unique requirement. Mind the gap!The post Labor Law Postings: 3 Employee Groups with Unique Posting Requirements #MindTheGap appeared first on…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 8:57am -
  • The 9 Faces of HR – Which One Are You
    The 9 Faces of HR by Kris Dunn is a career guidebook for HR professionals. The book showcases HR types, their key aspects, and how to grow.The post The 9 Faces of HR – Which One Are You appeared first on hr bartender.
    - 9 days ago, 6 Oct 19, 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 -
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    - 11 Jun 14, 1:31am -
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    - 1 Jun 14, 2:23pm -
  • Leadership Roadmap
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    - 20 May 14, 7:15am -
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Leadership Freak

  • newThe Smallest Investments that Yield the Biggest Returns
    If you could improve something that matters to you in three minutes a day would you do it? Small investments make a huge difference. Hugging: We’re doing a hugging experiment in our home.… Continue reading →
    - 8 hours ago, 15 Oct 19, 11:00am -
  • newHow to Rise Above Pessimism and Lead Optimistically
    If you’re a pessimist, the only thing worse than dying young is living a long miserable life. Pessimistic leaders focus on faults and weaknesses. Success with people requires optimism. You choose: Think of… Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago, 14 Oct 19, 11:00am -
  • How to Move from Stupid to Smart when You’re Stressed
    You do some of your old job and some managing too. It’s a pressure cooker of tasks and responsibilities. Stress isn’t all bad: No stress is boring. Reasonable doses of stress challenge you… Continue reading →
    - 4 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 12:59pm -
  • Big Shot, Bureaucrat, or Servant Leader
    The way you view yourself sets the trajectory of your leadership. You might pressure people into conformity, but that never wins hearts. You must choose between short-sighted coercion and servant leadership. Choose who… Continue reading →
    - 5 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 11:00am -
  • How to Listen – Best Tip Ever
    If you think listening is easy, you aren’t doing it. Listening is hard: Listening is hard because some people can’t stop talking. Perhaps a talk-timer would help, like a chess timer with a… Continue reading →
    - 6 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 11:00am -
  • 3 Ways Busy Leaders Master Connection
    It’s not rude to yell, “Get out!” when the house is burning down. But when everything’s a crisis, you’re just a jerk running around with your hair on fire. Frantic busyness makes you… Continue reading →
    - 7 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 11:00am -

Three Star Leadership

Ask a Manager

  • newmy employee is constantly hyping himself — but his work isn’t good
    A reader writes: I recently hired a new administrative employee in my office. His job is to answer phones, greet guests, and complete various reports and tasks I assign to him. His customer service skills are strong, but his attention to detail is ve…
    - 38 mins ago, 15 Oct 19, 5:59pm -
  • newBoss’s Day is a crock and we need to kill it off
    Boss’s Day is tomorrow, and it’s time to kill it. Sorry, bosses. But the day is a crock. Here’s why: 1. The power dynamics are all messed up. It’s not appropriate to solicit recognition from people below you, especially when they feel it’s…
    - 2 hours ago, 15 Oct 19, 4:30pm -
  • newmy male boss won’t have closed-door meetings with me because he’s married
    A reader writes: I work directly with our CEO and lately I have noticed that whenever we are having a meeting (I am a woman and he is a man) that he will randomly open the door. I thought it was odd and so yesterday I asked him if there was an issue…
    - 4 hours ago, 15 Oct 19, 2:59pm -
  • newemployee “likes” critical posts on LinkedIn, avoiding dog-sitting for my boss, and more
    It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Employee keeps liking critical posts on LinkedIn I have an employee who I am connected with on LinkedIn. I am not their direct manager, but I am the head of their department (they report directl…
    - 15 hours ago, 15 Oct 19, 4:03am -
  • newmy coworker tipped me
    A reader writes: Recently I took care of some work-related writing for a coworker. It’s definitely his job as a manager (although he’s not *my* manager), but I knocked it out in half an hour and did a much better job than he would have. He made a…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Oct 19, 6:00pm -
  • newhow to interview job candidates who won’t stop talking
    A reader writes: While I try to be understanding of job candidates who give five-minute responses to interview questions that should never ever take that long to answer, I just can’t get past it, and it makes me want to fidget uncomfortably. Would…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Oct 19, 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

  • The USDOL finally gives us the updated Overtime Rule!
    I am been saying it since 2016 that the US Department of Labor would be issuing new rules for who was to be paid overtime and who was not. Since the Obama administration’s attempt to update the overtime rules was killed in 2016 we have been waiting…
    - 20 days ago, 25 Sep 19, 11:45am -
  • The Future of Payroll: 4 Trends to Watch: A Guest Post
    Today’s blog post was written by Ashley Lipman. The way the world does business is constantly evolving. From production methods to administration procedures, technological advancements have changed the face of business exponentially in recent years…
    - 21 days ago, 24 Sep 19, 11:45am -
  • Cultural Fit be Damned! Hire the Whacko!: Revisited.
    There is an article in the Wall Street Journal that says “employers should be aware of the dangers of hiring for cultural fit.” There are dangers of hiring everyone to fit into the culture. It makes the company homogeneous and that costs in creat…
    - 22 days ago, 23 Sep 19, 3:15pm -
  • FAQ: Answers to HR’s Most Pressing Questions About Identity Theft Protection Benefits
    This is reprinted with permission from AllClear ID. If you are thinking about adding employer-paid identity protection to your benefits package, you may have questions about the value such a benefit brings to both your employees and your business. As…
    - 25 days ago, 20 Sep 19, 11:45am -
  • A Lesson in Safety Learned from Acts of Terror: Revisited
    I am reposting this post which was originally posted on September 12 2011. Since today is another anniversary of the terror attack on New York I wanted to republish it. The safety lesson I learned  is still as relevant. Perhaps through this lesson l…
    - 34 days ago, 11 Sep 19, 2:00pm -
  • 6 Ways to Gain More Attention for Your Business
    This post was written by Keith Coppersmith. Keith is a business and marketing expert who has experienced both the rise and fall of many businesses. He enjoys writing and providing insight of the marketing industry based on both practice and theory. T…
    - 36 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 11:45am -

The Employer Handbook

Talent & Social Business

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

Thoughts For a Better Workplace

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

Upstart HR

  • The One Thing You Must Know to Be Successful in an #HR Career
    Last week at LinkedIn Talent Connect in Dallas, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with one of the other speakers about his session. Peter Sursi is a talent acquisition/HR pro working in the FBI to modernize some of their approaches to findin…
    - 15 days ago, 30 Sep 19, 1:05pm -
  • WOH 64: How to Engage Remote Teams and Virtual Workers

    - 21 days ago, 24 Sep 19, 12:14pm -
  • 5 Things You’ll Never Hear an HR Department of One Say…
    For those of you not in the know, an HR department of one is just what it sounds like: an HR department where one person covers all the bases from an HR, talent, and recruiting perspective. I have a special place in my heart for the HR department of…
    - 27 days ago, 18 Sep 19, 2:49pm -
  • WOH 63: 5 Lessons from the Best Midsize Employer in the US
    What does it take to be a best place to work? Or, perhaps a Best Place to Work, in official terms?  In this episode, Ben recaps some of the key ideas and pointers shared by Juanita Philips, VP of Employee Experience at Intuitive Research in Huntsvil…
    - 36 days ago, 9 Sep 19, 4:29pm -
  • 13+ HR Case Studies: Recruiting, Learning, Analytics, and More
    Reposting a piece from the blog over at Lighthouse Research because I know not all of you subscribe over there! As someone who has worked in the HR profession, I know well the full value of stories, examples, and case studies. At the end of the day,…
    - 42 days ago, 3 Sep 19, 12:30pm -
  • 62: How to Repond to Negative Glassdoor Reviews with Chad Roudebush
    It’s a candidate’s market out there. Ghosting, highly competitive hiring practices… It’s all over, and it seems like no company is shielded from the brunt of this disruption.  In today’s conversation, Ben interviews Chad Roudebush, a recru…
    - 56 days ago, 20 Aug 19, 12:46pm -

In Full Bloom

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

HR Success Guide

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

Thinking About Learning

  • newIf not Learning Styles, then what?
    Last week I wrote this blog post about why Learning Styles should be consigned to the bin. Not just my opinion on it, but because there is no research of any kind that supports the use of Learning Styles in the design or delivery of training/learning…
    - 2 days ago, 14 Oct 19, 6:09am -
  • Why does it matter if Learning Styles is still used?
    In the world of training and learning and development, there are certain practices that just do not go away. A lot of us in our early days of becoming trainers were taught about some variation of learning styles. How we have to design learning for pe…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 7:00am -
  • Lessons in personal resilience
    Life has thrown some stuff my way in recent weeks, and it’s meant I’ve had to really look at my own practice when it comes to my personal resilience. I need to keep resilient and positive for those around me, ensure I have a fair handle on the re…
    - 23 days ago, 22 Sep 19, 9:52pm -
  • The deep bias facing L&D
    As we continue our understanding of bias, prejudice and privilege in society, we also start to develop the capability of interrogating our own spheres. I have written before many times how there is a problem of diversity of people of colour in L&D. T…
    - 68 days ago, 8 Aug 19, 9:00pm -
  • The fine line of not being a psychologist
    In L&D we have a long list of trainers and consultants helping to deliver services and solutions to clients in many ways. That can range anything from MBTI to leadership development to coaching to unconscious bias training to NLP. Some of these have…
    - 89 days ago, 18 Jul 19, 6:43am -
  • Professionalism vs Personal touch on social media?
    A couple of weeks back, I posted this statement on Twitter > In the L&D space, I notice a number of consultants who don’t share personal stuff. You just get no sense of who they are as a person or what their value set is. They say the right things…
    - 92 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 9:30am -

T Recs

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

Matt Charney's Snark Attack

  • Virtual Insanity: Rethinking The Traditional Workplace.
    One of my senior leaders once told me a funny story about the time his kid was asked about what Dad did for work. “He talks on the phone in the basement all day,” the kid replied. This pretty much sums up a lot of people’s perceptions about vir…
    - 5 Jun 18, 2:49pm -
  • Glassdoor: An M&A Which Will Live in Infamy.
    There are a lot of companies out there that actually walk the walk. Glassdoor, for a long time, was one of the good guys; they practiced the same sort of radical transparency they preached and were the rare company to actually champion the employee…
    - 10 May 18, 3:16pm -
  • Feeling Lucky: Google Gets Into Sourcing.
    One of the foundational premises of talent sourcing lies in the fact that traditional search engines are notoriously bad at searching for individual people and profiles, particularly as they relate to jobs. If you’re looking for something, search…
    - 28 Mar 18, 3:01pm -
  • Um Yea: Not Another 2018 HR Tech Trends Post.
    Here’s a good way to kick off a new year: for the first time in like, a decade, I’m actually not dreading writing one of those annual preview posts. See, if you’re in the recruitment content marketing business (a pretty shit nice, TBH), every y…
    - 16 Jan 18, 2:21pm -
  • Git Up, Git Out: Why Prisons Are Killing Diversity in the Workplace.
    If employers truly cared about diversity, then a felony conviction would be a non-issue for recruiting, if not an asset.
    - 12 Dec 17, 2:33pm -
  • The Road to Hella: Why Silicon Valley Doesn’t Really Matter Anymore.
    It’s no secret that I’ve long hated the San Francisco area. These reasons, of course, extend beyond the more obvious, superficial stuff. While I have a sincere and deep-seated animosity for Giants and Golden State Warrior fans, streets that perpe…
    - 19 Oct 17, 1:35pm -

HR Remix

  • 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…
    - 8 days ago, 7 Oct 19, 11:00am -
  • Don’t Let Someone Else Tell Your Story
    New leaders have a short amount of time to tell their story. Leaders are brought in under a number of circumstances – sometimes its a simple transition from one job to the next and other times its because something needs to be “fixed.” Regardle…
    - 4 Mar 19, 12:01pm -
  • Save Your Sanity This Year
    For many of us its goal setting time and that means some of us will get overly ambitious and set close-to-impossible goals for this new year (its possible I have experience in this area). Most of us don’t set these goals because we want to fail. Mo…
    - 5 Feb 19, 11:30am -
  • Why I Write & Speak Outside of Work
    A few weeks ago I spoke at Disrupt HR Detroit about how to make work suck less. It was 5 minutes, 20 slides and a little nerve wracking but I left exhilarated – I challenged myself, met new people and learned a lot. Did my company pay me to go ther…
    - 15 Oct 18, 11:45am -
  • How Do We Get the Important Work Done?
    In our last two posts we talked about how organizations play a big role in helping people focus on the important work; the work that moves organizations forward. However, you, as a leader or individual contributor also play a huge role in your abili…
    - 25 Jul 18, 11:00am -
  • Carnival of HR – Your Break From The Summer Heat
    Yowza! It is blazing hot here in Ohio this summer! We are on week two without rain…and when you live near Lake Erie that is definitely something to celebrate! Some take a look at the heat wave and complain but I embrace the heat. I soak it up with…
    - 18 Jul 18, 12:30pm -

101 Half Connected Things

  • What is left out
    Synopsis: if someone isn’t sharing then balance your choices between reasoned intuition, patience and respect. I really enjoyed reading Speak Up by Megan Reitz recently and I was lucky enough to meet her last week for an all too brief chat. Speak U…
    - 22 days ago, 23 Sep 19, 7:34am -
  • Power, Pragmatism, Politics and Principles
    Synopsis: a pondering on why good people often have to do bad things and why ambition probably corrupts more than we think. I’ve a had a couple of conversations with people recently about their careers and they’ve been adamant that they weren’t…
    - 27 days ago, 18 Sep 19, 7:08am -
  • Chatting up chatbots/Everybody Lies
    Synopsis: As more and more HR functions start to make use of chatbots to answer queries HR teams have to address a problem that didn’t used to exist: what happens when someone is mean to something that isn’t conscious? Yesterday I was chatting to…
    - 62 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 7:00am -
  • Weakness
    A couple of years ago I was going through a particularly unfun time and I began to struggle with noise and light in a way that was more overwhelming than before. I now regularly suffer from sensory overload. It means I struggle (in fact I find it imp…
    - 63 days ago, 13 Aug 19, 7:01am -
  • Field Of Beans – If You Build It…
    Synopsis: Why having values is tricky but, lacking them is far worse At the weekend someone I respected posted a view on something that I didn’t agree with. I think we broadly want the same outcomes, but they are absolutely adamant that a change sh…
    - 78 days ago, 29 Jul 19, 6:59am -
  • Executive Function and Low Functioning Executives
    Synopsis: a couple of thoughts on fatigue, quality of thinking and modern work that I can’t be bothered to reference properly. In Utopia for Realists by Rutger Bregman he references a theory by Shafir and Mullainathan that ‘Scarcity consumes you,…
    - 17 Jun 19, 6:59am -

Leadership Freak

  • newThe Smallest Investments that Yield the Biggest Returns
    If you could improve something that matters to you in three minutes a day would you do it? Small investments make a huge difference. Hugging: We’re doing a hugging experiment in our home.… Continue reading →
    - 8 hours ago, 15 Oct 19, 11:00am -
  • newHow to Rise Above Pessimism and Lead Optimistically
    If you’re a pessimist, the only thing worse than dying young is living a long miserable life. Pessimistic leaders focus on faults and weaknesses. Success with people requires optimism. You choose: Think of… Continue reading →
    - 1 day ago, 14 Oct 19, 11:00am -
  • How to Move from Stupid to Smart when You’re Stressed
    You do some of your old job and some managing too. It’s a pressure cooker of tasks and responsibilities. Stress isn’t all bad: No stress is boring. Reasonable doses of stress challenge you… Continue reading →
    - 4 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 12:59pm -
  • Big Shot, Bureaucrat, or Servant Leader
    The way you view yourself sets the trajectory of your leadership. You might pressure people into conformity, but that never wins hearts. You must choose between short-sighted coercion and servant leadership. Choose who… Continue reading →
    - 5 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 11:00am -
  • How to Listen – Best Tip Ever
    If you think listening is easy, you aren’t doing it. Listening is hard: Listening is hard because some people can’t stop talking. Perhaps a talk-timer would help, like a chess timer with a… Continue reading →
    - 6 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 11:00am -
  • 3 Ways Busy Leaders Master Connection
    It’s not rude to yell, “Get out!” when the house is burning down. But when everything’s a crisis, you’re just a jerk running around with your hair on fire. Frantic busyness makes you… Continue reading →
    - 7 days ago, 8 Oct 19, 11:00am -

Three Star Leadership

  • newLeaders and Strategies in Real Life: 10/15/19
    Instead of studying leadership, why not spend some time studying leaders and strategies in the wild? You can learn a lot from leadership experts, but you always see the leader and what he or she does through the...
    - 37 mins ago, 15 Oct 19, 6:00pm -
  • newHow to Use Summaries and Reviews to Find More Good Books to Read
    If you’re a serious reader, it’s the best of times and the worst of times. It’s the best of times because more books are being published than ever before. It’s easier to find them, buy them, and...
    - 2 days ago, 13 Oct 19, 6:00pm -
  • newBoss’s Tip of the Week: Manage time proactively
    Don’t let life and work just happen to you. Get out in front of things by managing your time proactively. Put priority items on your calendar first. Don’t imagine that you’ll “find the...
    - 2 days ago, 13 Oct 19, 6:00pm -
  • Weekend Leadership Reading: 10/11/19
    Weekends are time when things slow down a little. Your weekend shouldn’t be two more regular workdays. That’s a sure road to burnout. Take time to refresh yourself. Take time for something different. Take...
    - 4 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 6:00pm -
  • First Things First
    “First things first.” Sounds like a great way to start your day. But what exactly does it mean? You want to get your day off to a great start. Here are three ideas about how to figure out what the best...
    - 5 days ago, 10 Oct 19, 6:00pm -

Employer's Lawyer Blog

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

Charlie Judy

HR Pockets

  • Before sexual harassment makes it to the workplace
    Before we experienced sexual harassment at work, we experienced it somewhere else.
    - 77 days ago, 30 Jul 19, 12:17pm -
  • What do your employees even do?
    My inbox and timeline are consistently filled with employee engagement tips. Every day I get something from a vendor or two trying to pitch an HR Tech tool to solve employee engagement or a white paper on effective employee engagement strategy. No ma…
    - 88 days ago, 19 Jul 19, 12:55pm -
  • Would your employees hire you?
    I enjoy a good conference, and I especially enjoy a good speaker who is reinforcing things I agree with in a room full of thousands of people. I realize that means I’m participating in a self-serving conference experience and not necessarily someth…
    - 19 Mar 19, 4:20pm -
  • After interview thank you note advice:
    Recently I called on some of my pals to help me navigate a question… What makes a thank you note from a candidate stand out after an interview. Check out what some of the best business professionals had to say below and let us know if you would add…
    - 12 Feb 19, 4:21pm -
  • Don’t do it tomorrow
    Why do it tomorrow when you can do it today? Time management has been my biggest challenge over the last couple of months. I thought after giving up some of my volunteer roles I would have all this free time, but that hasn’t exactly happened. I don…
    - 3 Feb 19, 2:53am -
  • Don’t underestimate boundaries
    Boundaries at work/with work are good for you. You can love your work and have boundaries. I’d argue that having boundaries can make it easier to love your work. Boundaries at work can look like saying no to projects you know you don’t have the b…
    - 2 Feb 19, 2:34am -

Don't Forget to Remember

  • Motivational Mapping
    The art of establishing Employee Engagement has been a Slow Train Coming.....We've adopted buzzwords and put others to bed. We've seen technology impact frequency and pats on the back are now covered with a strategic glove. Things don't change with r…
    - 20 days ago, 25 Sep 19, 3:58pm -
  • Intrepreneurship
    As one who has dedicated the better part of his life to finding the Holy Grail of Employee Engagement, I am consistently in the trenches trying to find what works and what needs to change. This requires 4am conference calls with other regions of the…
    - 35 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 3:36pm -
  • The Lucky Ones
    "The difference between a good poet and a bad one is luck" - Charles BukowskiThe climb to success has peaks and valleys. There are points when we over-exert ourselves only to run into walls, other times things just seem to fall into place. There are…
    - 41 days ago, 4 Sep 19, 6:11pm -
  • Monday Funday
    For years I've questioned research that reflects 3 of 4 people dislike their job. From the trenches in Silicon Valley, I'd say the majority of the people with whom I work enjoy what they do. Sure, we'd all prefer to be on the beach but sand between y…
    - 63 days ago, 13 Aug 19, 7:18pm -
  • The Fast Lane to Failure
    I have the rare privilege to observe organizational culture from the periphery. In essence, I am trusted to visit historical constructs and identify areas of concern.It gets easier every day.Whether it is my work with college students or global corpo…
    - 67 days ago, 9 Aug 19, 2:28pm -
  • Tracking Employee Lifecycle
    We who study Employee Engagement are consistently looking for trends in hiring and the direct effect on retention. The Human Resource landscape is slippery, no other profession is tasked with such a diverse cycle of management skills. The ability to…
    - 70 days ago, 6 Aug 19, 2:18pm -

Employment Law Navigator

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

What Goes Around

The Social HR Connection

  • An Update from Ashley
    A few years ago, I wrote a blog about the importance of taking a break to recalibrate career and personal goals. After managing this blog and keeping up with social media for years, I needed a mental break so I could find renewed passion for what I w…
    - 7 Jul 19, 3:22pm -
  • 4 Tips to Stay Relevant Before Searching for Your Next Job
    Want to know the best way to be proactive in your job search? Check out my latest VentureFizz post here to learn more.
    - 31 Jan 17, 3:33pm -
  • 4 Tips for Becoming a Great Remote Employee
    Curious about taking a remote role? Already working virtually but want to improve your success? Check out my latest blog on VentureFizz for some tips! Click here to read more.
    - 2 Nov 16, 5:19pm -
  • Finding Your ‘Culture Fit’ During the Job Search
    Learn more about company culture and how finding the right one for you matters.
    - 7 Sep 16, 3:40pm -
  • 4 Recruiting Practices that Won’t Turn Off Candidates
    Whether you’re a new recruiter or seasoned, corporate or agency, these 4 practices are always a good reminder for creating a good candidate experience. Click here to check out my latest blog post on VentureFizz for more details.
    - 3 Aug 16, 2:58pm -
  • VentureFizz Post: Talent Branding- How to Stand Out from the Crowd
    I’m back! If you’re breaking into employment branding or recruitment marketing, check out my latest post on VentureFizz. It offers some great tips to get you started and keep you organized. Click here to see the post. 
    - 28 Apr 16, 3:08pm -

What is Paul Thinking?

  • Updates over on the new site…

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

HR Warrior

  • Grievances and the Hiring Process
    Units of local government have the responsibility to conduct business in the most transparent manner possible.  This includes the hiring process. Applicants for public jobs should feel confident that the selection process was fair and designed so th…
    - 99 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 9:39pm -
  • HR Legislative Update Covering: Lactation Room, Nursing Mothers, Severance & EMS Rest Exclusion
    Several new laws have taken effect in the last year that affect Public Employers primarily.  Please review this legislative update carefully and contact me for any further information you may need to ensure compliance.P.A. 100-0947 (January 1, 2019)…
    - 19 Jun 19, 9:53pm -
  • Disciplinary Action up to and Including Termination
    My blogging has been pretty sporadic lately! I just finished an overload semester and had a boat load of client work to handle as well. So unpaid work gets pushed aside. I hope to get more regular on this site as time moves forward. Here's a summary…
    - 28 May 19, 5:50pm -
  • What's New in HR for Illinois Employers?
    By Donna Rogers Skowronski, M.Ed., SPHR, SHRM-SCP via www.RogersHR.comNow – already required in your workplaces New IL Poster required due to ISSERRA change as of 1/1/19.IL Nursing Mothers in the Workplace Act requires employers to allow breaks as…
    - 25 Feb 19, 8:11pm -
  • Employer Changes in Illinois: 300 Days Plus New POSTER
    The following are a couple employment related changes all business owners and human resources professionals in Illinois should be aware of.DOCUMENTATION RECOMMENDEDEmployees of any Illinois employer now have a much longer time frame to bring a compla…
    - 10 Oct 18, 4:52pm -
  • Top HR Podcasts Chosen for HR Student Review
    Since 2011, I have incorporated a social learning aspect to my HRM and Strategic HRM course.  The graduate students get to chose while the undergraduates are assigned a specific podcast to listen to each week.  Over the years, I have incorporated b…
    - 27 Aug 18, 2:03am -

Rollercoaster HR

  • Radical Mutuality
    The first time I read the term “radical mutuality” I became giddy. I was reading a piece my boss shared with our team, A Nation of Weavers, written by David Brooks of the New York Times when that term entered … Continue reading →
    - 7 Mar 19, 1:01pm -
  • Good teams
    For the 1st time in my nearly six years as the HR Director in our local school district, I have the opportunity to hire someone onto my own team. This is prompted by the retirement of one of my team … Continue reading →
    - 26 Feb 19, 12:41pm -
  • A love letter, of sorts, to @SHRM
    This is a post that has been lingering in both my mind and on my hard drive for while. While there is certainly some love spoken about, pain and emptiness are part of this story too. I believe the reason … Continue reading →
    - 18 Feb 19, 1:16pm -
  • 10 Percent
    In my world, so far, 2019 hasn’t been a year worth savoring or celebrating. The combination of crappy winter weather (otherwise known as living in SW Michigan!), the sudden death of a valued colleague because of the winter weather, and … Continue…
    - 6 Feb 19, 11:36am -
  • Inspiration can be anywhere
    Inspiration can be defined as the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative. It’s said that Salvador Dali found inspiration for his famous painting The Persistence of Memory by seeing melting…
    - 16 Jan 19, 11:59am -
  • The Path Ahead
    The last 3 weeks have been nice ones in the Galin household. While the holidays with its expected hustle and bustle added joy, it was especially nice having my oldest home again after he completed his 1st semester at college. … Continue reading →
    - 7 Jan 19, 2:20pm -

A Leading Perspective

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

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