Opinion

5 Great Excuses to Miss a Coworkers Wedding!
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I had one of my Recruiters ask for some advice this week. It wasn’t work advice, it was a little more personal.  She had told a person she would attend a wedding of a family member with them but was having second thoughts. It was one of those Holy Crap moments! I don’t really like […]

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The Next Great Trick in HR to Become World Class!
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Oh, Tim must be talking about the great A.I. tech that’s coming out, or the next great tech that will replace staffing agencies, or the next website that will change the entire industry forever – “Oh hey! Google Jobs.” I’m sure he’s going to be talking about using Fitbits to increase our organizational wellness! No, […]

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The Key Trait of Every Great Employee #SHRM17
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For twenty years I’ve been hiring and firing people.  I’ve been lucky enough to have some really great performers, a bunch of good performers and also a few really crappy performers.  It seems like every time I turn, someone has an answer for me on how to hire better.  For years I have given the […]

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HR’s Submission To ZipRecruiter
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Just how much can ZipRecruiter insult its HR customers and still get their business? And how many arm’s lengths away from federal employment law violations can employers get?

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T3 – @HireVue’s “Introduce Yourself” is a pretty cool Recruitment Marketing tool
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This week on T3 I’m talking about the video interview and assessment platform HireVue. Most people know HireVue as the high-end video interview platform, but HireVue found out a couple of years ago that they could turn all of this video data into some really great pre-hire assessment/predictive data on which interviewee you should hire. […]

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Apollo Global Management buys majority of CareerBuilder
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The deal to buy CareerBuilder is done — but it didn’t go down quite as expected. Apollo Global Management took the lead, but the old owners – Tegna, Tribune and McClatchy – still own 24 percent.

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How Big Is Your Hotel Room? Measuring your HR Influence! #SHRM17
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Just got off the spring HR conference season, although it seems like the HR/TA conference season is now never ending. It used to be the conference season for HR and TA conferences were spring and fall, with the one outlier being SHRM National at the end of June. Now, you can go to a conference […]

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Germany’s newest niche job portals
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Job sites targeting industries or jobseeker audiences are more popular than ever.

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This Flowchart Tells You Which Fictional Boss You Are
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Are you more of a Liz Lemon, an Olivia Pope, or a Dumbledore?

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4 Mistakes Companies Make Using Data In Recruiting
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Let’s get this out of the way: Talking about big data is not one of your favorite topics. You’re an HR manager or a TA leader, not a data analyst, right?

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Two sites recruiting foreign talent to China team up
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Chinajob.com, an online recruitment site backed by China’s State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, has entered a partnership with another recruitment site sponsored by the same agency, Laowaicareer.com. Both sites list positions available to global job seekers looking to relocate to China. The exact nature of the partnership was undisclosed. Founded in 1998, Laowaicareer.com offers recruitment […]

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The Best Recruitment Marketing I’ve Seen in Years! #VueDD17
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Okay, the last post from HireVue’s Digital Disruption, but it was something I had to share! TA leader Molly Weaver at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City is killing the game! If you do an interview with Children’s on the HireVue platform, they have actual kid patients ask you the interview questions via video! I […]

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Lagou Cloud HR Joins Alibaba’s SaaS Marketplace
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The Chinese recruitment and staffing services platform Lagou has announced that it has come to a joint agreement with Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) by which its SaaS cloud services product, “Lagou Cloud HR” (Lagou yun renshi), will join the roster of Alibaba’s recently-launched SaaS bazaar, the “Cloud Marketplace.”  Lagou Cloud HR was launched in December 2016 […]

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Should Talent Acquisition Be Driving Revenue in Your Organization? #VueDD17
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I’m on a plane flying back from HireVue’s Digital Disruption in Park City, UT this week. Really well-done user conference which is more non-user conference than user conference. Agenda loaded with great TA content, a ton of really high-level TA leaders in attendance to drive great conversation and almost no product pitch! One of the […]

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