Opinion

Why Hasn’t Employee Referral Automation Caught on? #SHRMTalent
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I spoke at SHRM Talent this week. One of the best corporate recruiting conferences around. Many people don’t believe me when I tell them, but the content, speakers, and audience are really engaging. TA Tech companies and vendors haven’t caught on yet to the new SHRM Talent. Most corporate TA pros I spoke to might […]

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Combining Common Sourcing Tools to Create a Magic Sourcing Solution
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There has been a huge demand for sourcing tools. Many tools come and go, but some have become very reliable in our efforts to better source talent. Sourcers are keen on the advantages of sourcing tools, but many are still learning the power behind combining sourcing tools to achieve optimal success. This is the first article […]

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T3 – 100 HR & TA Technologies You Need To See!
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My friend William Tincup over at Recruiting Daily put out his quarterly HR & TA Tech watch list recently and I wanted to share it with you. It’s a great list that covers technologies ranging from: Recruiting, sourcing, onboarding, LMS, HRIS, engagement, assessments, time and attendance, etc. It’s a really great way to help keep […]

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Consulting: Welcome to the cluster-f*ck economy
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The “consulting” racket drains value out of the economy by renting you out for far more than you’re being paid — to work for other companies. Welcome to a world of middle-men with their hands out.

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Can Facebook’s new job posting feature compete with other recruitment services?
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The Facebook jobs feature may represent the future of ATS integration. But what about the risk of bias in the transparent world of social media?

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7 Ways to Increase Your Hourly Hiring!
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In 2017 there will be over a thousand webinars on how to hire more IT talent, 15,285 blog posts on how to hire more IT talent, 100s of new technologies will be released on how to hire more IT talent. You won’t see a fraction of that help when it comes to hiring Hourly Workers! […]

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What Are You Doing With Your 30,000 Days?
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I had something happen to me recently that was really just one more reminder that life can change in an instant.  It seems like life has a way of trying to shake us awake and bring your focus back to what’s really important when we start to focus on things that really aren’t that important. […]

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How to Get Buy-In For Your Ideas
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Notice how some great ideas never made it past the initial concept, while other mediocre ideas seem to sail through with leadership on board? Sometimes, how you sell your ideas to decision makers to get buy-in is just as important as what you’re selling.

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Survey Says: Companies Shifting Focus to Employee Experience
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I came across this fascinating white paper from SilkRoad the other day. The Big Shift Puts Employees First: HR Transforms from Processes and Transactions to Employee Experiences, is the 2017 contribution to their annual State of Talent reports. This shines a light on how the HR tech conversation has switched from tech to employees.

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Trump Can’t Stop Immigrant Hiring!
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Before Trump was hired, err, voted in as President. I was asked to respond to this question: What impact do you think Trump will have on immigrant hiring?  My response was probably a bit more positive at that point, pre-Trump than it is now, but I still remain bullish on immigrant hiring. Why? Because it’s what […]

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You need to be a part of a Professional Tribe
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One of the things I speak about when presenting to HR pros is there need to become part of the ‘Tribe’.  Meaning, if you want to have your seat at the table, you want to gain influence with your leadership team, you need to become part of that tribe.  How do you do that? Well, […]

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Forget Glassdoor: Use these killer tips to judge employers
www.asktheheadhunter.com

Are you serious? You rely on anonymous, unverified Glassdoor “reviews” to judge employers? Here’s how to get the truth about a company first-hand.

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How I Hired My Newest Employee Before She Even Started Her Job Search
www.fastcompany.com

One hiring manager at Dropbox shares his approach to recruiting so-called “passive job-seekers.”

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Why Don’t All Jobs Matter?
www.nytimes.com

Economic pain, beyond coal and manufacturing.

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