Note: The following story about Robbie Romance is fictitious, told to illustrate the potential problems caused by a rush to hire and the lack of any background checking.
Linds Redding, a New Zealand-based art director who worked at BBDO and Saatchi & Saatchi, died at 52 from an inoperable esophageal cancer. Turns out Linds didn’t really like his old job and mad hours he spent creating a successful career. Here is what Linds wrote before he died: “I think you’re all f—— mad. Deranged. […]
Humans are curious by nature. At work, it’s normal for HR professionals, managers, and team members to ask and answer hundreds of questions a day — and the way we ask and answer questions is important for our projects’ success.
Almost any HR leadership position you’ll ever interview for is the organization wanting you to come in and fix it. Almost always they’re hiring a new HR leader because someone believes HR is broken. So, you tell them this plan. You’ll get hired. You’ll fix it. You’ll send me a note to thank me! I […]
Mobile recruitment app JobToday is recruiting a “city launcher/coordinator” to open an office in New York City. This would be the first American outpost for JobToday, which is active in the U.K. and Spain. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post Job Today […]
I’m in the heart of GM country! My company, HRU Technical Resources (technical staffing), has worked with GM for 38 years! I have multiple family members that have worked at and retired from GM. GM is important to me, personally! GM closing a few plants is the right decision. This decision might cost my company business […]
“I see the classic image of the boss as a total anachronism. It may work in certain connotations like ‘organized crime boss,’ ‘union boss,’ or ‘pit boss.’ But being bossy per se is not an attribute that I have ever seen as desirable in a manager or anyone else for that matter.”
Today on The Weekly Dose I dig into Indeed’s recent announcement to stop scraping the jobs from staffing companies. If you didn’t hear Indeed announced as the Staffing World conference that beginning January 7, 2019, they would no longer include “recruitment-based” jobs in their organic search results due to ongoing search quality issues (link to […]
Look I get it. I have 3 sons and Snow Days are a big deal…if you’re 10! So, if you’re an HR Pro, right about this time tomorrow, you’re going to feel like you have an entire organization full of 10-year-olds, as we begin to see the first signs of Snowmageddon! I understand people freaking […]
I’m heartbroken watching the California fires. The stories coming out of California are just gut-wrenching. I’m struck by how people find the strength to stand up when they’ve lost everything but the clothes on their back. I was listening to the podcast, Broken Record, with Malcolm Gladwell and, world-renowned music producer, Rick Rubin, who literally just […]
You know how milk and employees have an expiration date? Come on! We all have that one employee who been with us way past their expiration date and we just can’t take them any longer. They might actually have great skills and knowledge, but they still need to go! They’ve gone past their employee expiration […]
Have you ever wondered why HR Departments continue to make complex processes? In reality, all of us wants things simple. But, when you look at our organizations they are filled with complexity. It seems like the more we try to make things simple, the more complex they get. You know what? It’s you – it’s […]
DIP Corp. has announced its partners with restaurants-focused application service provider Pikachi Navi to improve the recruitment efficiency of its part-time jobs site Baitoru’s clients. The company has been operating its on-demand salary service Banq since 2015. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post DIP upgrades on-demand […]
You’ve probably heard of the idea of 1,000 True Fans. Seth Godin gets a lot of credit for the idea, but he’s quick to point out he got it from Kevin Kelly over a decade ago. True Fans are those people who really believe in you and your work. They make it a point to […]