Opinion

We Can Do Better, But Will We?
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I heard a great story last fall at the Talent Connect conference. Joan goes to visit her friend Marcus to catch up on life. While sitting on the back patio, Joan notices that Marcus’ dog whimpers quietly every couple of minutes. After the third whimper, Joan asks Marcus what’s the matter with the dog. Marcus […]

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The Dumb HR Guy Guide to Recertifying for HRCI & SHRM
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“My three years is up!”, he said as if it was a prison sentence. If you’re a regular to the professional recertification process of HRCI (SPHR, PHR, GPHR), you know this feeling well. Your HRCI certification lasts for three years and you can then retake the test or turn in continuing education credits for recertification. […]

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Monster France, Meteojob focus on employer branding
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In France, jobs aggregator Monster launched an employer-branding solution, and Meteojob, a French jobs site, announced one of its key focus areas will be the development of an employer-branding ability in the coming year.

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Feedback By Tech Or Face-to-Face?
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A common concern raised by HR and managers when they begin using a feedback tool is what kind of impact it will have on face-to-face feedback. Will it actually disrupt communication flows in the office, rather than improve them? As with all new technology, the benefits can be significant when integrated in a way that […]

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On the Four Stages of Workforce Analytics, Where Are You?
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When it comes to your HR projects list this year, put workforce analytics first.

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The Single Point of Failure in Your Candidate Experience #TheCandEs
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The Talent Board (founders of the CandE Awards for the employers with the best candidate experience) recently released their 2016 Talent Board North American Candidate Experience Awards Research Report. This report is well written, packed with exceptional data, and one that I look forward to reading each year. As you think about your own candidate experience, […]

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Moneyball Rules: Offering More Experienced Workers Less Money!
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For years I’ve been trying to get people to understand this Moneyball concept as it relates to hiring, but few really listen. I know you saw the movie, Moneyball, where a major league baseball general manager finds success by signing and drafting ‘undervalued’ players. The players are undervalued for a number of reasons, it doesn’t […]

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This Report Will Convince You Candidate Experience Matters
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Well, it’s that time of year. All kinds of new research reports are being published – the kinds of reports that we collect and never seem to have enough time to read. We’ve all got them on our hard drives. But here’s one you’ll download and read. Multiple times. The information is that useful!

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5 Bad Habits Sourcers & Recruiters Should Stop in 2017
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Bad habits are unavoidable, quick to form, and slowly creep into our lives without warning. Whether you’re drinking too much coffee in the morning, biting your nails, or spamming candidates, bad habits come in all shapes, sizes, and industries. It seems like just yesterday we were toasting to the New Year and making resolutions. While […]

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America First: The White Collar Workers Who Got Outsourced
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Your liberal friends want you to believe everyone who voted for Trump are racist, low paid, middle-aged white dudes from the Midwest. It’s nice and clean when you put it into that box. It fits the narrative they are selling really well.  They don’t want you to know about the black female in California who […]

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In a World That’s Changing, So Must You
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It’s a risk not to take a risk.

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Look What Happened to the Super Chickens
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This series profiles 8 people whose ideas have the power to transform the workplace. Several are company leaders who have put their ideas into practice. Others are thought leaders influencing the way we work. Each new part will post on Tuesdays. Links to prior articles are at the end of this post. This series originally […]

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HR and TA Technology You’ll Fall In Love With!
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Happy Valentine’s Day! I have a gift for you! My friend, President of Recruiting Daily, and super brilliant HR Technologist, William Tincup puts together a quarterly list of HR and TA technology that he loves titled: 100+ HR and Recruiting Technologies Worth Watching. I get so many great ideas of companies off his list to […]

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The Rules for Office Romances
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Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. As HR pros we know what this means, which is usually a lot of unwanted advances by horny dudes who think they have a shot at the hot co-worker, who has absolutely no interest in them at all. Welcome to the show, kids! I’ve given out some rules in the past. […]

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