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Opinion

Career Confessions of Gen Z – Every Day Is the Weekend
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Over the past couple of years, I’ve observed a number of situations where past generations viewed the working habits of current generations (Gen Y and Z) with a level of angst, dare I say spite, specifically when considering “hours spent in the office”. This isn’t new, in fact there is almost a comedic undertone to […]

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Are you measuring the Intelligence of your candidates? You should be!
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Hire for Smarts. Train for Skill. It doesn’t sound right, does it? The old adage is “Hire for attitude, train for skill”. The reality is, we probably have done this wrong for a long time. We hire for attitude, thinking we can train the person to do what we need if they just have the […]

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ExpertCrowd launched to supply on-demand talents
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Leading Japanese crowdsourcing company Crowd Works has launched a new on-demand jobs service ExpertCrowd to meet temporary workforce needs of startups at the time of business establishment.

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3 Highly Effective Habits of Annoying Candidates!
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I’ve noticed a run on ‘Highly Effective’ list posts lately!  It seems like everyone has the inside scoop on how to be highly effective at everything! Highly Effective Leaders. Highly Effective Managers. Highly Effective Productive People. Highly Effective Teacher.  If you want a post worth clicking on, just add an odd number, the words ‘highly […]

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The First Question Every Leader Needs to Ask Themselves!
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I’ve been blogging now for ten years. Writing every day for eight years. If you go around writing and telling people you know something about something, guess what? They’re going to ask you to tell them about something, specifically as it relates to their circumstance. So, I get asked my advice quite a bit about talent […]

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Career Confessions of Gen Z: Are We Too Busy For Fun?
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A few weeks back I came across a video of a guy that put a giant ball pit downtown New York City to see if people were too busy to have fun. On that same day, I had a conversation with my fiance about how I always have a million things on my mind at […]

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Should I keep interviewing after I accepted a job offer?
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A CEO tells you it’s dishonest to accept a job offer then keep interviewing for other jobs. It’s lying. It’s going to damage you. Do you buy that?

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WFH – it stands for “work from home.” More details on latest Google job search feature
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Google has revealed more details about the company’s latest enhancement to its job search functionality. Job-seekers can now input terms such as “work from home” or “WFH.”

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Your Weekly Dose of HR Tech: Facebook Partners with ATSs to Bring Jobs to Your Company Page!
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Today on The Weekly Dose I let you know about some changes coming to Facebook and how Facebook is partnering with ATSs to make it easier for employers to get your jobs posted on your Facebook company page. Facebook has long been that one person we’ve always wanted to dance with us, but they seemed […]

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Do you remember your first time!?
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I was twenty-six years old.  At the time, I was living in Michigan and working in my first job right out of college.  I had been doing pretty well for myself and began moving up in the company. I had just got put into a position where I had a couple of people reporting to […]

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Through the Eyes of the Hiring Manager
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On Wednesday I was sitting on The Talent Fix Book Club webcast with one of my Recruiting Managers, Zach Jensen, and Zach made the comment that great recruiters do something a bit different, they look at applications and resumes through “the eyes of the hiring manager”. It’s a brilliant piece of advice, but what does […]

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Recruitment site for UK property sector launches
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A new online recruitment business has launched that focuses solely on employing graduates in various positions in the U.K. real estate sector.

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Career Confessions of Gen Z: An Interview with Johnny Campbell of Social Talent
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A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to speak with, and conduct a short interview with, the CEO and Co-Founder of SocialTalent, Johnny Campbell. SocialTalent is an online training platform where recruiters, sourcers, and recruitment marketers alike can become true business partners by way of bite-sized videos. I’m a daily-user and huge advocate of […]

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Leadership Isn’t Raised on Promises
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I’ve had a lot of conversations with c-suite leaders recently who are concerned they do not have their next generation of leaders on their team. Let’s be clear, they have people on their team, but they do not believe those people are the future or at least they don’t believe they’re anywhere near becoming the […]

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