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  • newEmployment within the Gambling Industry in the USA
    Employment within the Gambling Industry in the USA American’s gambling laws differ by state, meaning there’s no one size fits all approach to gambling in the US. As would be expected, trying to...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Dec 19, 3:17pm -
  • List of Company Culture & Employer Recognition Awards
    From the “Most Innovative Companies” to “Best Companies to Work for in Austin,” company culture awards can boost your company’s reputation, setting you and your employer brand apart from your...Workology is the art and science of work, HR…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Dec 19, 3:17pm -
  • Why Employee Engagement Is Different For Your Hourly, Pink & Blue Collar Workforces
    This post is sponsored bonusly. See our FTC disclosure at the end of this review. My dad was a printing pressman my entire life. He worked third shift until I was in the 4th grade, and I remember...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and r…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Dec 19, 3:32pm -
  • Ep 207 – How to Create a Strategic Recruiting Process and Plan
    I’ve talked a lot about how recruitment marketing has evolved over the past decade to follow the model of traditional digital marketers and how we can apply these strategies to our own work. Our...Workology is the art and science of work, HR and…
    - 10 days ago, 4 Dec 19, 5:35pm -
  • Ep 53 – McDonalds to Train Store Employees on Mitigating & Identifying Violence
    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…
    - 11 days ago, 3 Dec 19, 5:48pm -

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

  • Small Businesses Can Set the Example for Employee Leave Policies
    A common conversation we have with small business leaders centers around leave policies. Especially with leaders in California who wonder how they will ever comply with the sick leave, pregnancy leave and family leave that is required. But here’s t…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Dec 19, 2:00pm -
  • 3 Ways to Build Better Employee Relationships Through the Holiday Season
    Depending upon industry, the holiday season could represent a frenzied rush or a much needed break. Retailers are ramping up while summer or fall seasonal businesses ramp down. While it may be difficult for those ramping up to think about building be…
    - 10 days ago, 4 Dec 19, 2:00pm -
  • 6 Necessary Skill Sets Every HR Pro will Need in 2020
    Towards the end of every year I conduct a live webinar providing my predictions for the top skill sets every HR professional is going to need in the coming year. If that is all you need to hear to know you want to sign up, you can do that here. If yo…
    - 51 days ago, 24 Oct 19, 1:00pm -
  • Thursday in the Trenches – Meet Small Business HR Leader John Friend
    Well, it’s time for another Thursday in the Trenches! This month, my guest is John Friend with PS Industries. John has been in the business of HR for almost 20 years.  His current role finds himself, along with the help of an HR intern, providing…
    - 58 days ago, 17 Oct 19, 1:04pm -
  • 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…
    - 66 days ago, 9 Oct 19, 1:00pm -

Robin Schooling Blog

  • Employee Experience: More than a Buzzword
    Employee Experience (EX) is one of those phrases that, if one were so inclined, could fill a “Buzzword Bingo” card at most any HR conference/event over the last few years. We’ve been talking about it for a while now so, inevitably, there are fo…
    - 22 days ago, 22 Nov 19, 4:13pm -
  • Judging You (on your own recognizance)
    As an HR professional, my legal bona fides derive from attendance at numerous employment law seminars coupled with dedicated (some may some obsessive) viewing of Law & Order over the years. And when I say Law & Order I mean the big three of the franc…
    - 50 days ago, 25 Oct 19, 1:56pm -
  • What’s New? Cool Kick-Ass HR Stuff!
    Over the last 10 years I’ve used my blog to philosophically wax and wane about all things HR. I like to think I’ve had some profound things to say when I’ve taken on a particular topic but, of course, also realize there have been many times whe…
    - 54 days ago, 21 Oct 19, 12:30pm -
  • 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…
    - 80 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…
    - 85 days ago, 20 Sep 19, 11:59am -

HR Tech Girl

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

PeopleGoal Blog

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

The Savage Truth

  • newThe final (ever) Savage speaking tour. Book now!
    “My biggest lessons, tactics and secrets from a lifetime in recruitment.” My last national speaking tour. Don’t miss this one! All the best bits from a 40-year recruitment experience To celebrate the 40 th anniversary of starting my first job i…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Dec 19, 6:59pm -
  • Sixty Savage Seconds – Tips For Recruiters! Greg Chats To Mary From P2P!
    Here’s the next “Sixty Savage Seconds” from The Savage Truth A one minute video of the best ideas, tips and tactics for recruiters… sixty seconds to make you think. This Sixty Savage Seconds is titled ‘Tips For Recruiters! Greg Chats To Ma…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Dec 19, 7:32pm -
  • Six new Savage podcasts…
    Podcasts are a great way to provoke thought. Share ideas. To learn. On the commute even. Here are several I did recently, and I hope there are a few nuggets for you to take away. Debunking Recruitment. Podcast with Shane McCambridge. Apple: Spotify:…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Dec 19, 7:10pm -
  • Recruiters. Competing on speed and price alone is suicide
    How do we thrive in a competitive recruiting world? What is the way to differentiate in 2020 and beyond? Here is the tip. It is what technology cannot do that our clients will continue to pay for. Don’t get me wrong. Technology is reshaping our bus…
    - 18 days ago, 26 Nov 19, 7:30pm -
  • Recruitment Agency owners are spilling profits on the floor
    I have warned before of the mistakes made chasing revenue growth without a corresponding surge in profit. Sometimes it’s ego. More often it’s just poor management. And in Australia, right now, it’s happening in epidemic proportions.(and I suspe…
    - 33 days ago, 11 Nov 19, 7:16pm -
  • Sixty Savage Seconds – Good is the enemy of great
    Here’s the next “Sixty Savage Seconds” from The Savage Truth A one minute video of the best ideas, tips and tactics for recruiters… sixty seconds to make you think. This Sixty Savage Seconds is titled ‘Good is the enemy of great!’. Let m…
    - 38 days ago, 6 Nov 19, 7:28pm -

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…
    - 8 Jul 19, 8:10am -
  • 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 longer worry. I clung to guilt,…
    - 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 -
  • Join Me! Let’s Break Our New Year Routine
    As I look back at my last ten years, I see many times when I was not gentle with myself. I was HARD on myself. I bullied myself...The post Join Me! Let’s Break Our New Year Routine appeared first on Trish McFarlane.
    - 6 Jan 19, 3:59pm -

People Equation

  • Here’s How to Set Yourself Up for Success Next Year
    It’s less than a month to the new year and now is the time to set yourself up for success next year. That probably seems crazy to you, given that most of us are probably caught in the mad dash of holiday preparations and year-end tasks for work. (1…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Dec 19, 11:30am -
  • The Key Interview Question Many Hiring Managers Forget to Ask

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

The Tim Sackett Project

  • newCorporate Gigs aren’t All that Bad!
    Have you noticed it’s become super fashionable to dump on corporate jobs? The ‘super cool’ thing today is to be an entrepreneur or work for a start-up, get a solo gig, etc. The last thing that is cool is to work a large, stable, profitable corp…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Dec 19, 1:55pm -
  • newThe One Gift I Wish I Could Get in HR for the Holidays!
    So, what would it be? If you could have one thing in HR for whatever holiday you celebrate this time of year, what would you ask for? And don’t be lame, “Oh Tim, I would just ask for world peace and have Snapple bring back Compassion Berry” No…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Dec 19, 1:55pm -
  • Do you want to work with Tim Sackett? This video will answer that question!
    I’m a big fan of DisruptHR and the format! I’ve been part of the team that has run the first three DisruptHR Detroits and in 2020 we’ll do our first DisruptHR Lansing. Five minutes, 20 slides, each slide moves automatically every 15 seconds. Si…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Dec 19, 1:55pm -
  • Your Weekly Dose of HR Tech: @TryVantagePoint – Virtual Reality Harassment Training!
    Today on the Weekly Dose I take a look at the HR technology startup VantagePoint. VantagePoint is a virtual reality(VR) learning technology company that has produced both sexual harassment and diversity and inclusion training, as well as a training m…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Dec 19, 1:55pm -
  • The #1 Holiday Gift For Recruiting and TA pros Worldwide!
    When I worked at Applebee’s in HR we talked about terminations as giving someone a “gift”. Every time I tell someone this, they kind of chuckle. “Yeah! Great ‘gift’ I get fired!” Of course, there’s an explanation. Imagine you are work…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Dec 19, 1:55pm -
  • You’re Going to Jail because of your LinkedIn Profile Pic!
    Breaking News from down under! An Australian woman lied on her resume and used a fake picture on her LinkedIn profile and those facts were used in a trial where she was sentenced to over a year in jail! Let’s face it Australia is kind of like the F…
    - 8 days ago, 6 Dec 19, 1:55pm -

Bullseye Recruiting

HR Cloud

Women of HR

  • The Science is Simple: Women on the Rise
    With my team at Messina Staffing in Chicago, I’ve had the pleasure of connecting many talented women with wonderful jobs in science, technology, and engineering. Today, I see women rising everywhere I look, and the opportunities are only increasing…
    - 19 days ago, 26 Nov 19, 6:00am -
  • A Cautionary Tale: Amazon’s Experiment with AI in Hiring
    While the search for true human-level computing power is still elusive, the targeted use of artificial intelligence is currently transforming individual lives and entire industries. From intelligent sourcing and automatic ordering optimizing supply c…
    - 26 days ago, 19 Nov 19, 6:00am -
  • 5 Ways To Use Empathy to Become An Effective HR Leader
    “You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” – John Steinbeck A couple of years ago I remember asking the CHRO of the company I employed at about what he thought was the most important characteristic an HR leader should posses…
    - 33 days ago, 12 Nov 19, 6:00am -
  • The New Digital Human Workplace #HRTechConf
    The 2019 version of the HR Technology Conference and Exposition wrapped up about a week and a half ago, and as always it was a world class showcase of HR technology solutions, ideas, and trends in the space.  It’s a show that I wish every human re…
    - 60 days ago, 15 Oct 19, 10:42am -
  • 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…
    - 30 Jul 19, 7:00am -
  • 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…
    - 23 Jul 19, 7:00am -

HR Examiner

  • newHRExaminer v10.50
    “There is no baseline for engagement to be tied to. As an employee it is natural that my engagement will rise and fall.” Paul Hebert makes the case for Measuring MTBED instead of Employee Engagement. Management practices over the last cent…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Dec 19, 5:00pm -
  • newHR Tech Weekly: Episode #245: Stacey Harris and John Sumser
    This week: John and Stacey discuss Stacey’s work on her upcoming book about the HR Tech Environment, iCIMS, Degreed Acquires Adepto, EddyHR Acquires Pay-Role HR Solutions, Paycom Announces LMS Enhancements, Workday reveals Products Exec Shuffle, an…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Dec 19, 12:30pm -
  • newPayroll Reform in 2019
    “There is one area that all businesses find at best, painful, and at worst dysfunctional and costly. That particular area is Payroll.” - Neil McCormick & Dr. Chris Andrews
    - 2 days ago, 12 Dec 19, 4:17pm -
  • HRExaminer Radio – Executive Conversations: Episode #347: Elizabeth Clarke, Executive Editor, Human Resource Executive
    John Sumser speaks with Elizabeth Clarke, the Executive Editor of Human Resource Executive. Elizabeth earned a journalism degree from the University of Florida and then spent more than 25 years as a reporter and editor in South Florida before joining…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Dec 19, 5:00pm -
  • Does Productivity Kill Creativity and Innovation?
    “Creativity is messy at times, it is unpredictable, and relies on curiosity, patience, persistence and more. If you want to deploy it in your work — start with the curiosity.” - Doug Shaw
    - 4 days ago, 10 Dec 19, 12:30pm -
  • Stop Measuring Employee Engagement – Measure MTBED
    “Change is our only constant like any relationship, the employee and employer relationship isn’t static. We all grow in our jobs. We grow in our careers. The company changes its focus, it’s products and services, it’s market position. There i…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Dec 19, 12:30pm -

Minnesota Headhunter

  • newMinnesota 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.…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Dec 19, 6:10pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Summer 2019 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. NEWS… check out our regions new talent.…
    - 7 days ago, 7 Dec 19, 11:03am -
  • 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.…
    - 22 days ago, 22 Nov 19, 5:39pm -
  • 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.…
    - 31 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 11:30pm -
  • “I’m happy the Gophers won but I am not a Coach Fleck guy”
    Earlier this afternoon I went to a local establishment to pick up a “to go” order of food. I was wearing a “M” hat and a gold t shirt under my Gopher football sweatshirt. I think at first glance I...
    - 34 days ago, 10 Nov 19, 9:54pm -
  • 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.…
    - 40 days ago, 4 Nov 19, 8:28pm -

Fistful of Talent

  • Can You Measure Passion in Candidates In Interviews?
    You want candidates who are passionate about what they do for a living, don’t you? Of course you do. But passion for a profession is tough to get a grip on. And like most subjective things, there’s a whole lot of bulls**t going on in the world re…
    - 8 days ago, 6 Dec 19, 1:18pm -
  • What Does It Mean When a Tech Analyst Talks About People More Than Technology?
    I’ve been attending a lot of talent management-related conferences recently, and that means that I’ve gotten a heavy dose of hearing everybody’s favorite HR technology analyst, Josh Bersin, speaking here, there, and everywhere. This has been an…
    - 10 days ago, 4 Dec 19, 1:04pm -
  • Candidate Assessments – Your Hiring Teams Aren’t Ready…Yet
    We’ve all been burned by selecting the wrong candidate. Hiring the wrong person happens and making those mistakes is a necessary evil as we develop our ability to hire effectively. Over the years of working with growing teams, I’ve often received…
    - 11 days ago, 3 Dec 19, 12:23pm -
  • Amazon’s New Hiring Commercial Gets One Thing Really Right!
    It seems like the world has a love/hate relationship with Amazon. We LOVE Amazon Prime and get all of our stupid stuff next-day, but we tend to want to grind them on their employee experience and hiring practice. It’s quickly becoming holiday seaso…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Dec 19, 2:20pm -
  • All Of Your Rules Make You Suck At Recruiting!
    I would never call myself a ‘road warrior’ but I fly frequently. Many people have a fear of flying but I never have, even after 9/11, but I can definitely see why people have this fear. Before the 1990’s, planes had a small habit of randomly ju…
    - 17 days ago, 27 Nov 19, 5:11pm -
  • Ask The Capitalist: How Do I Deal With Personal Reputation Sabotage on Glassdoor?
    Editor’s Note: Our Founder, Kris Dunn, has been doing his own thing at The HR Capitalist since 2007.  The “Ask The Capitalist” feature has been a staple of that blog, but we’re bringing it to FOT with a reputation sabotage question forwarded…
    - 18 days ago, 26 Nov 19, 2:30pm -

Josh Bersin Blog

  • newHow I Stay Up On The World: Josh Bersin’s Reading List for 2020
    Happy holidays everyone, I will soon be publishing my predictions and prescriptions for 2020, but in the meantime I wanted to share something different. In the interest of helping our global...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Serv…
    - 18 hours ago, 14 Dec 19, 12:42am -
  • Degreed Acquires Adepto: The LXP Showdown Begins
    Today Degreed, one of the leading providers of Learning Experience Platforms, announced its acquisition of Adepto, a London-based provider of contract and gig work systems. The company positions...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Dec 19, 3:50pm -
  • Microsoft Formally Enters the HR Tech Space: And The Strategy Is Compelling
    As many of you know, the HR Tech space got pretty hot and exciting this year.  Workday and ServiceNow each grew at over 30%, SAP acquired Qualtrics for $8 billion, ADP launched its NextGen HCM,...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory…
    - 7 days ago, 7 Dec 19, 8:24pm -
  • The Full-Stack HR Professional
    In software development, there is a concept of the “full-stack engineer,” someone who knows hardware, operating system, database, applications, user interface, design, and mobile...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in…
    - 14 days ago, 30 Nov 19, 10:26pm -
  • HR Technology: The Dirty Little Secret
    I’ve spent the last few weeks flying around the world talking with HR organizations about their various HR tech strategies and there’s a lot going on. Almost every major company I talk...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Servic…
    - 24 days ago, 21 Nov 19, 1:49am -
  • Which Parts Of Employee Experience Really Matter Most?
    I’ve been hearing about “employee experience” everywhere. Almost every software vendor, HR consulting firm, and HR executive is trying to figure it out.Why? Because the concept is...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Service…
    - 38 days ago, 6 Nov 19, 7:32pm -

Your HR Buddy

  • Employer Branding Journey at Qualtrics – Challenges and Big Wins
    Starting off your Employer Branding efforts from scratch can be very exciting and challenging at the same time. From convincing your leadership team to getting their consistent buy-in and having your employees to be the talent brand army and voice of…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Dec 19, 3:02am -
  • Employer Branding on a Budget – How to start small and scale 
    Employer branding is much more than posting pictures of fun Fridays at work. Employers of any size have realized this by now that having the right strategy with great buy-in from the leadership team and the support of their employee community to ampl…
    - 34 days ago, 11 Nov 19, 1:58am -
  • 5 Steps to Building a Strategic Employer Brand
    To build a strong employer brand, there are several steps you should take! Employers who had a strategic strategy at the beginning have been successful in launching, activating and maintaining their employer brand. Would you like to know what it take…
    - 89 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…
    - 97 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…
    - 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…
    - 19 Aug 19, 12:23pm -

HR Gazette

  • newHow You Can Motivate Your Employees
    One of the most valuables skills for leaders and managers is to engage their employees. Your workforce will be characterized by growth and outstanding performance when you hire the right team of employees and manage them well. Similarly, failure to m…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Dec 19, 5:00pm -
  • newWhat to Expect at a Job Interview
    The job interview process is something that is a normal step in one’s career. Whether it’s the first one or not, many people get nervous when it comes to preparation. They do not know what to expect. However, job interviews are simply employers g…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Dec 19, 3:24pm -
  • HRIS and LMS: A Match Made in Heaven
    Whether its the first time you’re switching to eLearning for your organizational training purposes, or simply deploying training for the first time, a learning management system (LMS) is a must. That’s why 40% of Fortune 500 companies have alread…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Dec 19, 12:16pm -
  • HRchat Podcast Interview: Accounting Software for SMBs with Josh Siegal
    In HRchat #138, we are joined by Josh Siegal as we consider ways to empower Finance and HR departments in SMBs. The post HRchat Podcast Interview: Accounting Software for SMBs with Josh Siegal appeared first on The HR Gazette.
    - 4 days ago, 10 Dec 19, 2:12pm -
  • Top Tools for a Digital Workplace
    Businesses are fast becoming digital workplaces. These digital workplaces are all about using digital transformation and technology to enhance business profitability, improve customer satisfaction, boost employee efficiency, and meet the organization…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Dec 19, 4:33pm -
  • HRchat Podcast Interview: The Role of Organizational Design with Sebastiaan Bos
    In episode 137 of the HRchat show, we hear from Sebastiaan Bos about the benefits of organizational design tools for HR and leaders.The post HRchat Podcast Interview: The Role of Organizational Design with Sebastiaan Bos appeared first on The HR Gaz…
    - 10 days ago, 4 Dec 19, 1:40pm -

Everyday People

  • See the Lights !!
    This time of year can lead to a variety of emotions. For some, the holidays are difficult while others are ecstatic. It runs the gamut and it’s hard to know how people are facing the season. It would be best if we had the courage to have safe conve…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Dec 19, 11:42pm -
  • By Name
    I’m a child of the late 60’s and early 70’s. During my early childhood, I was raised by my grandparents because my mom was working after the untimely, early death of my father. Growing up on a farm in Luckey, Ohio was wonderful !! My brother an…
    - 13 days ago, 2 Dec 19, 1:14am -
  • Affiliate !!
    I just returned from the SHRM Volunteer Leader Business Meeting in Washington, D.C. This is the year-end “thank you” for volunteer leaders from around the country. I’ve been going to this conference for many years, and it’s honestly my favori…
    - 27 days ago, 18 Nov 19, 12:17am -
  • Take the Stage !!
    This past weekend my wife and I took a trip to visit my brother and sister-in-law in Knoxville, Tennessee. It’s always great to get together because we’ve always been very close siblings. Unfortunately we don’t live as close to each other as we…
    - 34 days ago, 11 Nov 19, 2:47am -
  • Eye Contact
    I love going to the grocery store !! I mean it. I love going every time. I meander up and down every aisle even though I have a list and don’t need something from every aisle. I enjoy searching for those hard to find items that you need to make sur…
    - 41 days ago, 3 Nov 19, 11:47pm -
  • Plant Some Bulbs !!
    I have lived in Ohio for the majority of my life. I love the Midwest because I get to experience all four seasons in a year. My favorite season is happening even as I type. I love Fall because the temperature drops and it’s chilly and brisk most da…
    - 48 days ago, 27 Oct 19, 10:50pm -

Workplace Diva

  • Your coworkers would fine you $28 for every missed deadline if they could
    A coworker just missed a work deadline. What do you do now? Forget friendly reminders, because a new survey finds nearly eight in 10 employees would FINE this coworker $28 for every missed deadline!via GIPHYBritish company Savoy Stewart surveyed more…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Dec 19, 6:34pm -
  • Study finds being yourself at work can get lost in translation
    Are you trying to keep it real on the job? Then you might be interested in a study that finds being yourself at work might not be working!In our effort to look like the real deal, we might forget to make sure that our teammates see us that way, too.…
    - 9 days ago, 5 Dec 19, 5:32pm -
  • U.S. cities where robots are most likely to replace humans
    Robots. They are strong, and they steal old people's medicine for fuel. Classic SNL skits aside, robots do pose a threat to our jobs and a new report conducted by researchers at Harvard and issued by the Century Foundation reveals the top ten U.S. me…
    - 11 days ago, 3 Dec 19, 4:20pm -
  • How to deal with our disillusioned colleagues at work
    The growing sense of disillusionment is right there, plain as day on the Gen Z colleague's face. She is discovering that work is...work. Ugh.It's the same thing, day after day. There are random bursts of exhilaration intermingled with many more momen…
    - 18 days ago, 26 Nov 19, 3:20pm -
  • Study finds low humidity levels at work can hurt employee health
    It turns out the blowhard coworker is the least of our problems, because a new study finds the quality of our workplace winter air could use some work!Air, of course, is a necessary work perk. We can't live without it. But when the air in the office…
    - 22 days ago, 22 Nov 19, 5:58pm -
  • Four in 10 employees deal with toxic coworkers by ignoring them
    Do you work with toxic people? Do you ignore their bad behavior instead of saying anything about it? A new survey from Seattle-based Fierce Conversations reveals that the "preferred approach" for 44% of full-time employees surveyed is to ignore a cow…
    - 25 days ago, 19 Nov 19, 6:23pm -

Corn on the Job

  • newCan That Degree Really Take Your Career Further?
    Studying remains a fantastic way to break into a dream career. The knowledge, determination and general recognition that come with a degree are all guaranteed to help your resume stand apart at last. As such, you could do a lot worse than considering…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Dec 19, 2:25pm -
  • 4 Good Reasons to Reject a Job Offer
    It can be easy for young professionals to forget that landing a job is a two-way street. After all, pros spend so much time researching a business, preparing their resumes, rehearsing for interviews, and –– in general –– doing everything they…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Dec 19, 10:07pm -
  • How to Give the Perfect Interview
    Every step of applying for a job is crucial, but the part that can make or break your application is the interview. Many a promising candidate has been rejected for a position due to a poor first impression during the interview portion. Conversely, m…
    - 22 days ago, 22 Nov 19, 3:38pm -
  • Find Your Next Job With These 4 Steps
    Image Credit: Pexels, Free to Use Licence.  At times finding a new job can feel like a bit of a lottery and many people stay years in jobs they aren’t happy with simply because they don’t want to undertake the job-hunting process. But finding yo…
    - 24 days ago, 21 Nov 19, 3:29am -
  • Six Ways to Nail a Job Interview
    There’s no doubt that going to a job interview is intimidating. It makes us nervous and lost on what to do. You might ask a few friends what they do, but it still comes down to getting the right information. It’s confusing on what to wear, how to…
    - 25 days ago, 19 Nov 19, 5:00pm -
  • Improving your chances of employment after school
    For every job that is advertised, the employer will have a specific person in mind. They will have considered what the chosen employee will bring to the role and workplace, which qualities the chosen employee will have and even which qualifications t…
    - 33 days ago, 11 Nov 19, 1:53pm -

Texas Strategic HR

The HR Blog

The HR Capitalist

Unbridled Talent

  • newWhy Self-Care Isn’t Selfish – and How to Make It a Strategic Priority
    Maybe it’s because I’m getting older every year – which is totally unfair – but more and more, when I think about what I’m grateful for, it’s my health – specifically my body’s ability to move about the world and do the things I want…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Dec 19, 6:18pm -
  • How to Choose Speaking Topics and Create Great Presentations
    By far, the most frequently asked question I get is “How do I become a speaker?”, or something similar. And while I’ve written blog posts on the subject, and have been interviewed on other people’s podcasts, and shared about the beginnings of…
    - 18 days ago, 26 Nov 19, 2:55pm -
  • Where In The World Has McClure Been?
    IMPACT MAKERS PODCAST – EPISODE 30 Well, hello there! Did you miss me? You’re probably like, “miss who? New phone, who dis?” 😉 Well it’s your old friend, or in some cases, you’re new friend, and I’m back with a new episode of the Imp…
    - 19 days ago, 25 Nov 19, 10:17pm -
  • 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 -

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.   …
    - 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

  • newMcDonald’s Wins Big at the NLRB. It’s Also a Win For Small Business
    The last time you ordered some Chicken McNuggets or a Big Mac, was it a McDonald’s employee who took your order, made the food and handed it to you? The National Labor Relations Board just handed down a ruling that decries that most likely, it wa…
    - 6 hours ago, 14 Dec 19, 12:51pm -
  • newAs a Middle Manager, How Can I Improve the Toxic Culture at My Company?
    I took a new job in middle management. The company culture isn’t great, and my staff is unhappy. I can’t change policy, and I can’t fix the CEO. How can I make it a better place to work when I don’t have any real power? To read my answer, cli…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Dec 19, 1:06pm -
  • newDon’t Feel Sorry For Tommy Callaway, the Butt Slapping Jogger. He Chose Bad Behavior
    Runner Tommy Callaway slapped WSAV-TV anchor Alex Bozarjian on the behind while Bozarjian was on live television covering the fun-run that Callaway was running in. You can see it for yourself: This includes an interview with Callaway, where he says…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Dec 19, 1:57pm -
  • newHow to Include Your Remote Workers in Your Holiday Festivities
    Remote work is becoming increasingly popular, offering employees a flexible schedule and saving them time and money that is usually spent on commuting. Studies show that telecommuters are more productive than their office counterparts. According t…
    - 2 days ago, 12 Dec 19, 12:41pm -
  • Sorry, Managers, You Don’t Get to Date at Work
    Office-based television shows would have you believe that the only place you can possibly find love is at work. And you’d also think that HR spends all day monitoring the romantic relationships at work.  None of this is true. People do find love…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Dec 19, 11:24am -
  • Are Perks and Benefits Negotiable With Salary?
    We are planning to make a job offer to a very strong candidate. Of course, salary is negotiable, but what about other things that a candidate wants to negotiate — especially those things listed in our employee handbook, such as vacation time, benef…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Dec 19, 3:49pm -

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…
    - 67 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

  • newA Guide to Quick and Convenient Office Relocation
    Companies choose to relocate for many reasons. Rising overheads, employee satisfaction, space, access to new networking opportunities and company expansion all play a role in the decision to move. However, when it comes to the big move, you risk disr…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Dec 19, 5:12pm -
  • newThe Rise of the Messy CV

    - 2 days ago, 12 Dec 19, 5:06pm -
  • Holiday Networking: Why It’s Important, and How to Approach It
    Another year is fading into the past and the holidays are right around the corner, which can only mean one thing: holiday gatherings. Office parties, family events, lunches, dinners, pot lucks, socials, happy hours – the holiday season always bring…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Dec 19, 5:04pm -
  • 3 Proven Strategies That Will Supercharge Your Team
    There are two ways to create a top-performing team. You can try to transfer, fire, and hire your way to a team that, on paper, looks great. Or you can be a leader. High-performance teams aren’t clobbered and pieced together; they are forged. And if…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Dec 19, 5:03pm -
  • The Not So Ugly Sisters of Tech
    Whereas millennials are described as tech-savvy, Gen Z, those born between 1995-2010, are the first generation that are true digital natives. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that nowadays jobs in tech are all the rage. No longer boring or nerdy,…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Dec 19, 5:09pm -
  • Making Your Company Culture a Key Feature of Your Talent Strategy
    Company culture shouldn’t just be important for the people who currently work for you but also for the people who could work for you. Here’s how one employer and talent branding team in the well-being and health space attracts and retains the bes…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Dec 19, 5:04pm -

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…
    - 73 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…
    - 75 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…
    - 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…
    - 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

Ohio Employment Law Blog

  • The Worst Way to Grow your Email List — And What You Should Do Instead
    “Double your list overnight!” “Automatically add 1,500 subscribers to your email list in a matter of minutes!” “Tired of waiting for subscribers to come along?? We have just what you’ve been waiting for!” Flashy taglines like these are…
    - 9 days ago, 5 Dec 19, 5:57pm -
  • 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 -

The Recruiting Unblog

  • Could Moocs be the next big thing in college recruiting?
    If you follow the learning and development community, then Moocs, or Massive On-line Open Courses won’t be a new concept. They have been gaining momentum, popularity and adoption since first appearing in 2008. .Wikipedia defines a Mooc…
    - 14 May 14, 5:16am -
  • The Talent Tipping Point
    I’ve never been a big fan of the talent community concept. I get the idea. It would be nice if jobs, careers and companies were interesting enough to support real communities. A real community in my opinion, enables everyone to…Read m…
    - 13 May 14, 3:08am -
  • Mental Health And Recruiting: A Little Honesty
    I’ve been thinking of re-launching my blog, and today I think I have something important enough to start writing again. Yesterday, at #truStockholm, I got in to a bit of a conversation with someone about mental health, and how to…Read more →R…
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  • The #trulondon9 Schedule: Feb 26. Live from London
    This #trulondon is all change. We’ve tightened things up by making the tracks 40 minutes, we’ve gone back to the City Hotel, which many past participants have called our spiritual home deep in Brick Lane, and we’ve added “show and…
    - 23 Feb 14, 12:24am -
  • Big Data and Recruiting. A new @BillBoorman Whitepaper
    Related posts:Free Whitepaper: From Transaction To Relationship: The Agency Opportunity If you’ve seen me speaking recently at the Recruitment Agency...Big data in the recruiting process with Gild #HRTechEurope I’m live blogging from #HRTe…
    - 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…
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  • Is time flying? Is Twitter dying? Is this blog still alive?
    Got a huge backlog of things I want to write about, but simply haven’t made the time of late.  Everything starts with a first step, they say… Been a close watcher of the ups and downs at Twitter over the last year or so – with most of the com…
    - 21 Mar 16, 9:03pm -
  • HR tips for a fast growth startup company
    While out at SXSW recently, I got the chance to catch up with ZipRecruiter.  As a fast growing tech startup, building a team AND supplying their core product to small/medium businesses around the world, I thought they might have some interesting th…
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  • Five things from SXSW 2015
    With my fifth SXSW safely tucked away, I’m now familiar enough with the pattern to know the learning hits in three stages: the stuff that hits you in the face while in Austin, the stuff that seeps out of your subconscious as the margaritas evaporat…
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  • Agile recruiting – and DiceTalentNet highlights
    Had a great day at TalentNet yesterday – wanted to share a few takeaways, my slide deck, and also some appreciation for those behind it.  Trying to get anything organised during SXSW is a battle – vying for venue space and more importantly, peo…
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  • SXSW, DiceTalentNet and Data: good & evil
    Been a busy few months and fallen right out of the habit of blogging!  Time to spur it on, since SXSW beckons later this week, which means it’s about five years since I started this. I certainly remember writing up some reflections after my fir…
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Take It Personel-ly

  • new8 Fun Vacation Ideas Your Family Will Love
    A family vacation is a perfect way to shake off the cobwebs of everyday life and spend time with the people you cherish most. There are many different places and activities you and your family could enjoy while on vacation. Here are some fun ideas fo…
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  • new4 Best Practices for Startup Companies
    It’s not hard to see why the majority of startup companies tend to fail. After all, not only do they often face financial obstacles. But in industries rife with competition, it can be more than just a little challenging to keep up with other well-e…
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  • newPlan Your Logo Out and Design a Perfect Fit for Your Business
    Whether you are going into business for yourself, leading up the marketing team of a small business, or are a burgeoning graphic designer, a great logo is definitely something that needs to be a part of your near future. It’s not good enough anymor…
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  • new10 Best Careers For Introverts
    Taking some time alone may be good, especially if you’re trying to detoxify from the bustles and stress brought by modern life. Many tired souls need this space temporarily, while introverts — those who’d like to preserve their self-manufacture…
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  • newWhy Are Employees Still Scared To Take Mental Health Days?
    For many full-time employees, paid sick days are a huge benefit. In recent years, mental health days have become more normalized and paid sick days now cover the time which needs to be taken for burnout or stress, rather than for visible illnesses su…
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  • 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

  • Energy-Driven Task List
    I'm a heavy Instagram guy. I love connecting with people from around the world who aren't in my "regular circle." I hear different perspectives on issues, see interesting places, and learn a lot. A number of these folks talk about energy...our perso…
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  • Silhouettes
    Okay, quick moment of candor. Lots of people talk about leading their organizations, and many of those same people don't have the chops to execute. Oh, but they have convinced themselves they do.LessonsI've been in the leadership game a long, long ti…
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  • Employee Voice as a Strategic Priority
    We've all heard, and most of us (hopefully) have adopted employee voice strategies in our organizations, right? We've built formal systems that allow our 'most valuable assets' to participate in our success.More Than TalkPlenty of organizations wres…
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  • Change Management: The Story Matters Most
    Here's a shocking revelation for you...changing how we behave in the workplace is hard. Really, really hard. Yet as leaders we throw the phrase culture change around like we are passing out candy on Halloween.The Long Haul VisionWanting to change…
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  • There's No Such Thing As Weak Leadership
    Have you ever heard the comment..."oh, he's a weak leader." Maybe you've said it yourself. Candidly, I have too. Ouch.ExpectationsWe all talk about...or should talk about...setting proper expectations with our leadership teams. What should they focu…
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  • Remote Leader Life
    There is a lot of content out there about remote worker life. Lots of questions too......how do you stay connected to your employees?...how do you ensure productivity remains high?...how do you extend your on-site corporate culture to your distribut…
    - 39 days ago, 5 Nov 19, 1:36pm -

The Chief People Officer

  • Great Place to Work Award Programs
    The Great Place to Work Institute and Fortune Magazine started the best workplace award movement in the late 1990s. Fast forward to today, there are increasing numbers of award programs. Below is a centralized list: Great Place to Work Award Programs…
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  • Saying Goodbye Leads to Saying Hello
    I miss my dog. Holly, a fluffy white Bichon Frise, was my faithful companion for over 15 years. She followed me throughout the house, not too far behind. When I sat down, she jumped on my lap. When I went outside, she followed me. When I went to the…
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  • Ageism and Best Places to Work
    “Hear the one about the unemployed middle-aged guy who tripped and fell into the new economy?” Dan Lyons, Author of Disrupted   It sucks being a middle-aged worker. Of all organizations in the U.S., award-winning best places to work should not d…
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  • The Culture Revolution: Bracing for the Third Wave
    American businesses are experiencing a cultural tsunami. A tsunami is a series of overwhelming ocean waves caused by an underwater earthquake, volcanic eruption or landslide. The triggering event causes a displacement of water along with multiple wav…
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  • Great Places to Work in the State of Oklahoma
    If you are searching for a great place to work in the State of Oklahoma, be sure to first look at organizations who have obtained an official great workplace designation. Although these awards do not guarantee the workplace is perfect, it shows, howe…
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  • Great Places to Work in the City of Tulsa
    If you’re an employee located in Tulsa, Oklahoma and searching for a career at a great organization, you should only consider a Certified Great Place to Work. These companies have earned this designation after completing a rigorous vetting proce…
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HR Remix

  • Building Organizations Where Employees Can Be Creative
    Businesses across all industries are facing unprecedented disruption: rapidly evolving technology (AI, automation, etc.), new entrants in traditional markets, and changing business and consumer expectations. These disruptors are forcing organizatio…
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  • What Does A Good HR Business Partner Look Like?
    The HR Business Partner is a job for experienced pros with education in HR and business…you can find all the details on that with easy internet search,  You don’t need me to tell you about the education and work experience required for this kind…
    - 53 days ago, 22 Oct 19, 11:23am -
  • I’m Back From a 30 Day Digital Detox
    Digital technology is everywhere and for many of us its necessary to do our jobs. I couldn’t hibernate on a remote mountain for a month so I had to figure out a way I could keep my job and try digital minimalism. The post I’m Back From a 30 Day…
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  • Don’t Let Someone Else Tell Your Story
    New leaders have a short amount of time to tell their story. Leaders are brought in under a number of circumstances – sometimes its a simple transition from one job to the next and other times its because something needs to be “fixed.” Regardle…
    - 4 Mar 19, 12:01pm -
  • 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…
    - 15 Oct 18, 11:45am -

Talent Culture

  • new4 Ways to Develop Employees Who Don’t Want to Be Managers
    Not everyone wants to become a manager, nor is everyone cut out to be one. When a CareerBuilder survey found that only a third of American workers aspire to management roles, it debunked a standing assumption about our desire for advancement. Further…
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  • new#WorkTrends: Solving a 7 Trillion Dollar Problem
    Our guest on #WorkTrends today is Calvin Hsu, the VP of Product Marketing at Citrix. A self-described right-brain technologist, he’s passionate about aligning people, technology and business to deliver an amazing employee experience. The key is a d…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Dec 19, 1:20pm -
  • #WorkTrends: Harnessing Technology to Lead, Innovate, and Win
    For all our best intentions and aspirations to better harness tech, we’re not always following through. A recent report by Ceridian found that while companies are adopting tech to take actions that will ensure long-term success, half of those surve…
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  • The Age of the Super-Recruiter
    An Interview with Sanjoe Jose, CEO and Cofounder of Talview The challenges in hiring span from finding the right talent to finding the technology to help make successful hires. And we’ve seen an incredibly fast-paced phase of innovation in the fiel…
    - 10 days ago, 4 Dec 19, 1:20pm -
  • The Role of Artificial Intelligence in the Hiring Process
    As artificial intelligence evolves, we’re going to increasingly rely on it for boosting the hiring process. In Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, author Max Tegmark asserts that the “rise of AI has the potential to trans…
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  • Measuring the Business Benefits of Flexibility: A Win for All Sides
    As always, I’ve been following the trends that are really going to change the way we work. Among them: the need to continue evolving our concept of the workforce and the tools changing how, where, and when we work. Generation after generation is mo…
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Recruiting Animal

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

Strategy Focused HR

  • WE HAVE MOVED
    Please check out our new website atwww.strategyfocusedhr.comWe will no longer post to this site.  Thank you very much for your support over the years.  Please join us at the above so that we can stay connected.
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  • Only Time Will Tell If You REALLY Believe That Employees Come First
    There are only three agenda items at our executive meetings: People, sales, and profit.In what order I asked? “That is the order,” was the response.Everyone in the room looked on like an approving parent.I belong to a group in Dubai that we calle…
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  • Are You Making Sure To Change Your Talent Along With Your Strategy?
    I have never had strategy and talent explained that way. I am a professor at a Business School here in Dubai and I teach strategy. We should put something together.At the end of one of my speeches, I was approached by this professor who gave me his b…
    - 23 Sep 15, 10:34am -
  • The Tide Is Turning – The Old Ways Of Managing A Workforce Are Evolving
    These were recent headlines that came across my news feed: Would You Give Staff a Three-Day Weekend? Global Retailer Uniqlo is Giving it a GoFacebook Co-founder Calls Out Tech Industry for Lack of Work-Life BalanceHow Working Long Hours is Hitting Yo…
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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

  • Why your budget request will cause you to fail
    You know she is asking for what she really wants!Budget requestEver put together a budget request for a special project? When you are working on a project that requires employee hours or financial resources, is your budget request on point? One o…
    - 43 days ago, 2 Nov 19, 2:00am -
  • 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…
    - 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 -

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…
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  • The Value of Purpose

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

Steve Boese HR Technology

Women of HR

  • The Science is Simple: Women on the Rise
    With my team at Messina Staffing in Chicago, I’ve had the pleasure of connecting many talented women with wonderful jobs in science, technology, and engineering. Today, I see women rising everywhere I look, and the opportunities are only increasing…
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  • A Cautionary Tale: Amazon’s Experiment with AI in Hiring
    While the search for true human-level computing power is still elusive, the targeted use of artificial intelligence is currently transforming individual lives and entire industries. From intelligent sourcing and automatic ordering optimizing supply c…
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  • 5 Ways To Use Empathy to Become An Effective HR Leader
    “You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” – John Steinbeck A couple of years ago I remember asking the CHRO of the company I employed at about what he thought was the most important characteristic an HR leader should posses…
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  • The New Digital Human Workplace #HRTechConf
    The 2019 version of the HR Technology Conference and Exposition wrapped up about a week and a half ago, and as always it was a world class showcase of HR technology solutions, ideas, and trends in the space.  It’s a show that I wish every human re…
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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…
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  • 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…
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Creative Chaos HR

  • Congratulations to the latest winners of the #PrideDrive...
    Congratulations to the latest winners of the #PrideDrive campaign raffle!..After four weeks we’ve raised over $500 for @destinationtomorrow452 and @sageusa - two amazing orgs. serving the #LGBTQIA community. What’s been noce to see is that, ev…
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  • **New Patreon Post**..It’s the final week of the...
    **New Patreon Post**..It’s the final week of the #PrideDrive campaign! It’s been a great three weeks of awareness building and donation giving. Thank you everyone for the support!..Please go to my Patreon page to see the latest gallery prin…
    - 47 days ago, 28 Oct 19, 11:18am -
  • If you’re not aware, it’s now week three of my...
    If you’re not aware, it’s now week three of my #PrideDrive campaign to support @destinationtomorrow452 and @sageusa. These are two nonprofit organizations serve the needs of LGBTQIA+ youth and elders, respectively. ..It’s my hope that people…
    - 52 days ago, 23 Oct 19, 9:54am -
  • **New Patreon Post**..For those of you who don’t know,...
    **New Patreon Post**..For those of you who don’t know, each month I share a high resolution photo with qualifying patrons ($10 or higher). These images can be used for any purpose they choose–as wallpaper, screensavers, or to be made into prin…
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    - 56 days ago, 19 Oct 19, 4:11pm -
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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

  • Time and space is the greatest gift
    Anyone who has ever been through the process of moving house understands the sensation of discovering a vast array of stuff that has been squirreled away in various cupboards, drawers and hideaways over the years. We also all probably recognise the t…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Dec 19, 8:00am -
  • Holding yourself back
    I regularly meet people with a clear narrative on their unhappiness in their organisation. It isn’t that I attract it, at least I don’t think so, I just consider it a facet of the job; when you spend your life working with people you can expect t…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Dec 19, 8:00am -
  • As we age we must change
    Most of us will spend most of our lives in work. We will enter in our late teens or early twenties and leave when we are in our sixties or seventies (unless we are very lucky). For the sake of argument, lets call it 45 years, the probable majority of…
    - 19 days ago, 25 Nov 19, 8:00am -
  • The power of inaction
    I’m going to make a case for doing nothing. It is one of the most underrated tools available to leaders and yet one of the most underused. In fact, I’d go as far as to say that in our organisations we are obsessed with doing stuff, in most cases…
    - 26 days ago, 18 Nov 19, 8:10am -
  • We all have a dirty pair of pants
    One thing that strikes me about the current election campaign is that Brexit has been kicked under the bed like a dirty pair of pants. Their existence won’t change because of the lack of visibility and at some point they’re going to have to get h…
    - 33 days ago, 11 Nov 19, 8:00am -
  • Actions and consequences
    Are we always responsible for the consequences of our actions? It seems that’s the accepted wisdom, but I’m really not so sure. On one hand, it makes for a remarkably neat way of judging others, but it also feels like a convenient “get out of j…
    - 40 days ago, 4 Nov 19, 8:00am -

PeopleTactics

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

HR Culture Club

  • ¿Cuál Es La Historia Y Evolución De La Dieta Keto?
    Si ha seguido las tendencias alimentarias en los últimos años, es probable que haya oído hablar de la dieta cetogénica (Ketogénica). Este método de alimentación alto en grasas y bajo en carbohidratos ha cautivado la cultura popular, y más per…
    - 65 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…
    - 98 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…
    - 100 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…
    - 1 Sep 19, 5:45pm -

Accidental HR

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

Corporate HR Girl

Salima Nathoo

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

Break the Frame

  • What One Word Do You Need to Embrace in the Year Ahead?
    It’s a big thing on the internet, picking one word to guide your life and leadership in the year ahead. For me, one word is a lot more do-able than a laundry list of resolutions that fade within weeks. Resolutions are pressure. Words? More specific…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Dec 19, 10:30am -
  • A Structured Guide: How to Look Back to Move Forward
    As I approached my car from a distance, I silently cursed. The car parked next to me looked like it was so close, it was questionable if I’d be able to open my door. Imagine my surprise when there was more room than I’d anticipated because that c…
    - 11 days ago, 3 Dec 19, 10:30am -
  • 10 Unexpected Ahas from an Unanticipated Moment of Kindness
    It’s a guilty pleasure. I’ll periodically take my laptop to a local cafe for breakfast and write. Sometimes I’ll order something decadent and other times stay in the healthy lane. No matter what, I come home with a full belly, and hopefully som…
    - 18 days ago, 26 Nov 19, 10:30am -
  • How to Avoid the One Size Fits All Solution Fail
    Traveling with my parents wasn’t like when I was a teen; Mom and Dad guiding us through our day. This time, my dad was in conferences all day, and my mom and I were left to entertain ourselves, and it was my turn to take the lead. The challenge was…
    - 25 days ago, 19 Nov 19, 10:30am -
  • A Shining Leadership Lesson from Kobe Bryant’s Dad
    It was June 26, 1996, and I was traveling for work to the oh-so-enviable location of East Rutherford, New Jersey. My team and I were in town for a launch event we were running for our client.  As we gathered in the lobby to go over some last-minute…
    - 39 days ago, 5 Nov 19, 10:30am -

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

    - 69 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…
    - 83 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…
    - 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 Engagement Starts With You
    Employee engagement is a key factor in employee retention and productivity. Kronos shows us that employee engagement starts with individuals.The post Employee Engagement Starts With You appeared first on hr bartender.
    - 1 day ago, 13 Dec 19, 9:57am -
  • Future of Work: How Organizations Can Support Career Lattices
    Career lattices are another option to the tradition career ladder. Organizations should be flexible and offer both for employee success.The post Future of Work: How Organizations Can Support Career Lattices appeared first on hr bartender.
    - 4 days ago, 10 Dec 19, 9:57am -
  • Professional Networking Today: Think On and Offline
    Professional networking is always changing. A new book from ATD shows the value of networking both online and offline to optimze connections.The post Professional Networking Today: Think On and Offline appeared first on hr bartender.
    - 6 days ago, 8 Dec 19, 9:57am -
  • Make Onboarding Interesting and Fun
    Onboarding and orientation are a big part of employee engagement and retention. There are 3 ways to make onboarding interesting and fun.The post Make Onboarding Interesting and Fun appeared first on hr bartender.
    - 8 days ago, 6 Dec 19, 9:57am -
  • Pre-Employment Assessments: Why Organizations Should Measure Effectiveness
    Pre-employment assessments can be effective in recruiting and retaining talent. Here are 3 levels of measurement to determine effectiveness.The post Pre-Employment Assessments: Why Organizations Should Measure Effectiveness appeared first on hr bart…
    - 11 days ago, 3 Dec 19, 9:57am -
  • Bookmark This! Job Seeker Resources Edition
    A job seeker may face many challenges. Here are tips, links and other resources to help every job seeker find the perfect opportunity.The post Bookmark This! Job Seeker Resources Edition appeared first on hr bartender.
    - 13 days ago, 1 Dec 19, 9:57am -

Human Resource Management

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

Leadership Freak

  • newHow to Stop Wasting Time in One-on-Ones
    Unfocused spontaneity ends in triviality. A squirrel on steroids chases every nut, but gets none. Schedule things that matter most or things that matter least will replace them. Don’t spend a little time… Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago, 12 Dec 19, 12:00pm -
  • 4 Things All Remarkable Managers Learn to Notice
    The skill of noticing moves you from a victim of circumstances to focused and directed. You walk past people without noticing them. You’re so lost in your head you don’t remember walking to… Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago, 11 Dec 19, 1:25pm -
  • How to Show Empathy and Not Get Sucked into Slime Pits
    Empathy is a platform for relationship, not encouragement to wallow in slime pits. Solid relationships strengthen people. Strong people perform better than weak. The power of empathy: The purpose of empathy is to… Continue reading →
    - 4 days ago, 10 Dec 19, 12:00pm -
  • Why Smart Leaders Do Stupid Things
    No one gets up thinking, “I want to do something incredibly stupid today.” Choices seem smart until they end up harmful. Only a knuckle head shows up thinking, “How can I suck the… Continue reading →
    - 5 days ago, 9 Dec 19, 12:00pm -
  • How to Compete Like a Leader
    Male cardinals attack reflections. At first, I thought they were admiring themselves in the mirrors on my truck. As time passed, I realized they were attacking their reflection. Focusing on the wrong competitor… Continue reading →
    - 8 days ago, 6 Dec 19, 12:00pm -
  • When to Just Shut Up and Do It
    I hate it when leaders respond to concerns or resistance with, “Just shut up and do it.” But sometimes NIKE is right, Just do it. Just shut up and do it: Discomfort is… Continue reading →
    - 9 days ago, 5 Dec 19, 12:00pm -

Three Star Leadership

Ask a Manager

  • newupdate: interviewing while missing several front teeth
    It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past.  Remember the letter-writer in 2018 who had to interview while missing several front teeth be…
    - 2 hours ago, 14 Dec 19, 5:00pm -
  • newweekend free-for-all – December 14-15, 2019
    This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. (This one is truly no work and no school.) Book recommendation of the week: Us, by David Nicholls. Hoping to save his marr…
    - 6 hours ago, 14 Dec 19, 1:00pm -
  • newupdate: my dad is dating my boss, and they want me to go to couples therapy with them
    It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter-writer whose boss was dating her dad, and she was being ordered to attend…
    - 24 hours ago, 13 Dec 19, 6:59pm -
  • newupdates: the bad coworker, the food police, and more
    It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are five updates from past letter-writers. 1. My coworker is bad at her job, and I’m un…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Dec 19, 5:59pm -
  • newmanaging an employee who’s often out sick
    A reader writes: I have an employee who for the last six months has been out sick about 1-2 days a week on average, due to chronic illness. This is affecting performance, and others have had to shoulder a lot of the burden: missed deadlines, poor qua…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Dec 19, 4:59pm -
  • newopen thread – December 13-14, 2019
    It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about. If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance t…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Dec 19, 4:00pm -

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

  • How to Retain Talent with Better Communication Technology
    With higher rates of young employees (ages 25-34) jumping from job to job after only 2.8 years on average, HR departments are left wondering what they can do to retain their top talent and keep their company pushing forward toward success. Making you…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Dec 19, 12:45pm -
  • How to Use HR Technology to Your Advantage: A Guest Post
    This guest post was written by Ryan Farley The big challenge for Human Resources teams in the foreseeable future will be staying on top of the game. Digital technology has freed HR staffs from mundane and repetitive tasks in payroll, benefits, and in…
    - 8 days ago, 6 Dec 19, 12:45pm -
  • How Robotic Process Automation Can Transform Your HR Department
    ‘Artificial intelligence’ and ‘machine learning’ are buzzwords you might find in any given publication centered around technology, but there’s another popular phrase that HR professionals might want to be aware of: robotic process automatio…
    - 38 days ago, 6 Nov 19, 12:45pm -
  • How to Assess and Improve Chemical Plant Safety: A guest post
    In my home town, in a recent news story, we were told of a community protest against a chemical plant and its emissions. The local authorities moved quickly to at least temporarily close the plant. Little did they know that action would have repercus…
    - 40 days ago, 4 Nov 19, 2:16pm -
  • Why Good HR Teams Started Using Kaizen Philosophy For All Employees
    Today’s guest post was written by Ashley Wilson. Every business today is under immense pressure to improve efficiency, communication and ensure continuous improvement within the organization. The HR department – Human Resources – is at the cent…
    - 45 days ago, 30 Oct 19, 11:45am -
  • 5 Essential Technologies for Your HR Department
    Human Resources Department (HR) employees are in charge of multiple tasks on a daily basis, all of which are high-responsibility duties. Organizing interviews for new employees, checking the overall employees’ satisfaction levels, and managing ever…
    - 57 days ago, 18 Oct 19, 11:45am -

The Employer Handbook

Talent & Social Business

  • Am now on Mastodon
    You can now follow me on <a rel="me" href="https://mastodon.social/@gautamghosh">Mastodon</a> too!If you want to talk to me about a story or a speaking engagement, contact me on gautam@gautamblogs.com | Twitter | Facebook Page | LinkedIn
    - 32 days ago, 13 Nov 19, 6:18am -
  • 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 -

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

  • How AI Can Influence Diversity and Inclusion (for Better or Worse)
    Recently, news broke that an AI-powered facial recognition technology used by law enforcement was actually biased against, well, pretty much everyone other than white men. This news hit the public like a slap in the face, but it’s something I’ve…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Dec 19, 12:24pm -
  • WOH 70: Hint: There’s No Perfect HR Tech System for Everyone
    Did you realize that there’s no perfect system for every HR technology buyer? Also, did you know that applying HR technology to a broken process is a surefire way to make the wrong steps even more efficiently? These are some of the key insights gat…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Dec 19, 2:00pm -
  • WOH 69: Pricing Skills Versus Jobs with Labor Market Intelligence
    Today’s workplace is more flexible and fluid than ever before. In some cases, jobs are too broad, vague, and slow-moving to account for the speed of business. That’s why skills have become more important than ever before not just as a measurement…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Dec 19, 2:00pm -
  • WOH 68: How to Approach HR Like a CFO
    We hear all the time that HR needs to be more financially minded. It’s too soft. The problem is when Ben asks audiences how many get into HR because they like ROI, numbers, and data, two hands go up. The rest got into it because of the people. In t…
    - 20 days ago, 25 Nov 19, 1:00am -
  • WOH 67: Filling Critical Skills Gaps for Today’s College Graduates
    Thousands of students are graduating every day with a lack of understanding of the basics of how to interact professionally at work. Everything from etiquette to basic resume preparation is missing from the educational curriculum, so how can we solve…
    - 33 days ago, 11 Nov 19, 2:26pm -
  • The Best HR Leaders are Data Driven, People Oriented
    One of the phrases I’ve found myself repeating more and more often of late is this: data driven, people oriented.  When I’m speaking to audiences, I share the story about how I *accidentally* insulted my wife during childbirth to illustrate thi…
    - 33 days ago, 11 Nov 19, 1:46pm -

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

HR Success Guide

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

Thinking About Learning

  • L&D, Research and Evidence
    Last week, I wrote about how L&D get research so very wrong at nearly every turn. So let’s clarify some things we often mistake for being in the same bucket as research that isn’t. Anecdotes are not research. Anecdotes are just that. Stories. Pow…
    - 19 days ago, 25 Nov 19, 9:51am -
  • What L&D get wrong about research
    We’re living in a period of time where it’s more and more acceptable that we can hammer experts for their subject matter knowledge in preference for someone’s personal opinion. It is genuinely a troubling attitude when someone feels so entitled…
    - 23 days ago, 21 Nov 19, 11:08am -
  • What solutions can L&D provide if courses aren’t the answer?
    A couple of weeks ago, Myles Runham wrote this really interesting piece on whether or not L&D can work without courses. His main provocation is this: In L&D… we seek problems for which the course, a programme, an event and some content are the answ…
    - 53 days ago, 22 Oct 19, 6:56am -
  • If 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…
    - 62 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…
    - 64 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…
    - 83 days ago, 22 Sep 19, 9:52pm -

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

  • Building Organizations Where Employees Can Be Creative
    Businesses across all industries are facing unprecedented disruption: rapidly evolving technology (AI, automation, etc.), new entrants in traditional markets, and changing business and consumer expectations. These disruptors are forcing organizatio…
    - 10 days ago, 4 Dec 19, 11:30am -
  • What Does A Good HR Business Partner Look Like?
    The HR Business Partner is a job for experienced pros with education in HR and business…you can find all the details on that with easy internet search,  You don’t need me to tell you about the education and work experience required for this kind…
    - 53 days ago, 22 Oct 19, 11:23am -
  • I’m Back From a 30 Day Digital Detox
    Digital technology is everywhere and for many of us its necessary to do our jobs. I couldn’t hibernate on a remote mountain for a month so I had to figure out a way I could keep my job and try digital minimalism. The post I’m Back From a 30 Day…
    - 68 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 -

101 Half Connected Things

  • newCompromise and Strength
    We often see strength as somehow inextricably linked to inflexibility. We ask people what they stand for. We don’t ask what they’d bend for or maybe where they would move or shift. What ground they would give. If I know the ground you won’t mov…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Dec 19, 8:14am -
  • Why You Won’t Get Your Own Statue
    Synopsis: why a more distributed sharing of information might make people’s contributions less enduring, but more useful. There will never be a statue made of me*. There’s a high chance that if you are reading this you want get one either. I’m…
    - 15 days ago, 29 Nov 19, 9:13am -
  • On tonight’s performance…
    One of the strangest things that I’ve seen throughout my career is the belief that people’s task based capability is somehow fixed or tethered to the moment. I’m not talking about growth or fixed mindsets of the individual (that’s for others…
    - 26 days ago, 18 Nov 19, 7:57am -
  • 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…
    - 82 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…
    - 87 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…
    - 14 Aug 19, 7:00am -

Leadership Freak

  • newHow to Stop Wasting Time in One-on-Ones
    Unfocused spontaneity ends in triviality. A squirrel on steroids chases every nut, but gets none. Schedule things that matter most or things that matter least will replace them. Don’t spend a little time… Continue reading →
    - 2 days ago, 12 Dec 19, 12:00pm -
  • 4 Things All Remarkable Managers Learn to Notice
    The skill of noticing moves you from a victim of circumstances to focused and directed. You walk past people without noticing them. You’re so lost in your head you don’t remember walking to… Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago, 11 Dec 19, 1:25pm -
  • How to Show Empathy and Not Get Sucked into Slime Pits
    Empathy is a platform for relationship, not encouragement to wallow in slime pits. Solid relationships strengthen people. Strong people perform better than weak. The power of empathy: The purpose of empathy is to… Continue reading →
    - 4 days ago, 10 Dec 19, 12:00pm -
  • Why Smart Leaders Do Stupid Things
    No one gets up thinking, “I want to do something incredibly stupid today.” Choices seem smart until they end up harmful. Only a knuckle head shows up thinking, “How can I suck the… Continue reading →
    - 5 days ago, 9 Dec 19, 12:00pm -
  • How to Compete Like a Leader
    Male cardinals attack reflections. At first, I thought they were admiring themselves in the mirrors on my truck. As time passed, I realized they were attacking their reflection. Focusing on the wrong competitor… Continue reading →
    - 8 days ago, 6 Dec 19, 12:00pm -
  • When to Just Shut Up and Do It
    I hate it when leaders respond to concerns or resistance with, “Just shut up and do it.” But sometimes NIKE is right, Just do it. Just shut up and do it: Discomfort is… Continue reading →
    - 9 days ago, 5 Dec 19, 12:00pm -

Three Star Leadership

  • newWeekend Leadership Reading: 12/13/19
    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...
    - 1 day ago, 13 Dec 19, 4:00pm -
  • new12 Ways to Treat People Like People
    Margaret was one of the first people I hired for my business. She had recently retired from a big company and was looking for some part-time work. Her skills, personality, and the part-time work part all fit what I was...
    - 2 days ago, 12 Dec 19, 7:00pm -
  • From the Independent Business Blogs: 12/11/19
    Independent business blogs are blogs that aren’t supported by an organization like a magazine, newspaper, company, or business school. Those people provide lots of great content, but they don’t need any...
    - 3 days ago, 11 Dec 19, 4:00pm -
  • Leadership and Management Book Podcast with Art Petty: 2019 Holiday Book Suggestions
    Art and I both love to read and we love to give books to our loved ones, friends, and clients. So, what could be more natural than a book podcast about books we think will make great gifts this holiday season. Of...
    - 5 days ago, 9 Dec 19, 4:00pm -
  • Boss’s Tip of the Week: Praise effort
    Sometimes there’s no progress to praise, even though a team member is working hard to improve. There are tasks and assignments where it takes time before any results start to show. When that happens, praise the...
    - 6 days ago, 8 Dec 19, 7:00pm -

Employer's Lawyer Blog

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

Charlie Judy

HR Pockets

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

Don't Forget to Remember

  • The Opportunity Economy
    2020 seems like an ominous number......I'm sure there are movies of lore that have characterized the year forthcoming with jet packs and laser beams. Much has changed through technology and there are trends emerging that will have an impact on the wa…
    - 9 days ago, 5 Dec 19, 8:02pm -
  • I'll Take The Stairs
    Early in my career I was obsessed with moving up the corporate ladder. I wanted to lead and effect change and create new avenues for organizational development. It was important to me. While my intentions were genuine, my process was flawed. I create…
    - 30 days ago, 14 Nov 19, 2:54pm -
  • Controlling Candidate Experience
    Coming out of the HRTech Conference, there seem to be a thousand emerging technologies to improve the hiring process. Machines can organize data bases, create better user experience and track end-to-end process. Once we've conquered those things it's…
    - 43 days ago, 1 Nov 19, 2:08pm -
  • 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…
    - 80 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…
    - 95 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…
    - 4 Sep 19, 6:11pm -

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 Language of Change : Who Is It For?
    Sometimes we overcomplicate things, and that’s not OK. One way of helping to mitigate that, is to pay attention to the language of change, to make it clear, inclusive, and when possible, uncomplicated.
    - 19 days ago, 25 Nov 19, 8:31am -
  • Remembrance : Ghost Squadron
    In recent years I’ve acknowledged remembrance day through the free art project, using various poppy motifs as my designs. This year I wanted to try something different, but I didn’t know where to start. I then received an unexpected commission, t…
    - 36 days ago, 8 Nov 19, 9:16am -
  • I Had A Hand In This
    Art is community : Community is art
    - 6 Jun 19, 6:29am -

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…
    - 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 -