I was at the WorkHuman conference this week in Nashville and came across some great content I wanted to share. One of my favorites was from Professor Gary Hamel who has a very real, no-nonsense approach that you probably either love or hate, he’s not your normal HR conference speaker. He shared his theory on […]
Japanese gig economy firm Lancers Inc. has tied up with a business development guild BizConcier to extend its HR services to companies that don’t want to hire extra employees full time.
The youngest talent populating the labour market belongs to a cohort called Generation Z; generally defined as anyone born after 1997. Now making up roughly 30% of the global population, the question has quite rightly been asked: how can we strategize to attract and retain these alien ‘digital natives’? You will have already seen the […]
One of the things that is very important to me as I navigate my professional career in Human Resources is feedback and constructive criticism. I cannot stress enough how important it is for managers and supervisors to communicate with their people frequently. In my opinion, the relationship between a manager and his direct report can […]
Here’s one thing you must absolutely do before accepting a 30% salary increase to change jobs.
It takes a village. That’s what Hillary told us in her famous children’s book. You can’t raise a child by yourself, it takes a village to raise a child fully. At least that’s our hope and ideal. I think it takes a village to hire correctly as well, and I’m not talking about the village […]
Swedish artistic duo Simon Goldin and Jakob Senneby recently announced their next project which they are calling “Eternal Employment”. The project is fully funded and they have even started to write a job description for this ‘artistic’ endeavor. What is “Eternal Employment“? “A fair starting salary, with annual wage increases that match those for Swedish […]
NovoJob, a jobs site present in several countries of Africa, has bought a Morocco-based job board AmalJob. With this acquisition, it plans to become Morocco’s No. 2, following the dominant player Rekrute.com.
Did you know that, currently, there are more CEOs named “John” than all women CEOs combined? But fear not! There is hope on the horizon. Texas has recently been named the best state for women entrepreneurs based on several scoring categories. All your exes live in Texas, and they might be entrepreneurs! When I first […]
How do REAL managers recruit and hire? They practice DIY. And they leave their competition to hire the sloppy seconds.
So, you guys know I wrote a book, right? A book on talent acquisition! I truly believe I actually know something about Talent Acquisition and Recruiting! So, it came as a pretty big shock when I took SHRM’s new TA Specialty Credential and Failed It! Well, kind of… I’m the President of the Association of […]
I’ve long been very outspoken about how I hate employee smoke breaks. I don’t smoke and I don’t get a paid hour each day to just stand outside and slowly kill myself! I do love diet Mt. Dew! Can I stand outside, get paid, do zero work, and just drink my diet Mt. Dew? Of […]
6% of CEOs in the S&P 100 are female. 50.8% of the population is female. I’m not super at math, but that seems like a disconnect, right? Today is International Women’s Day and a young lady (Tatiana Hollander-Ho) reached out to me this week. She’s an entry level marketing pro for The Ladders, 2018 grad from […]
Artificial Intelligence is changing the future of work, but there’s one thing that AI won’t be able to do. AI will not be able to create more ‘geniuses’. A recent study by MIT professors found that as the digital versions of labor grow and will continue to grow, and labor will be able to reproduced […]