(Boy! Someone needs a shave!) Free Webcast: January 28, 2019 at 1 PM EST (12 PM CST, 10 AM PST) Come join me and Jessica Miller-Merrell as we break down 5 of the biggest areas every Talent Acquisition department should be focusing on in 2020! Session Description: It’s a candidate-driven job market right now. And […]
From the front lines of in the weeds HR Management in Detroit – HR Manager claims to have been fired for whistleblowing on some unfair executive compensation practices! From the front lines of real HR: A human resources manager at the publicly-funded Great Lakes Water Authority has filed a whistleblower arbitration case against the agency, […]
I’ve been HR blogging for ten years. You learn a few tricks about blogging after that amount of time. One is you find out what people actually want to read by the search words they use to find your blog and various blog posts. One of the most all-time most searched for terms that find […]
I’m only talking to leaders today. We tend to fall into this rut. I have a position on my team. A person leaves. We need to fill that position. Before you fill your next position, as yourself this one question: How will this hire bring us closer to reaching our business objective? In fact, you […]
I get asked this question at least once per day. Sometimes I get asked this question so many times I think someone must be playing a joke on me. I start looking for the camera. Who’s filming this?! If I don’t just come out and answer the question and I instead ask questions, I find […]
If I hear one more person tell me that candidates don’t like phone calls, I’m going to shove a phone up your… I’m not the smartest cat, but I know a couple of things. Here are a few things I know: 1. You can’t taste the difference of well Gin and high-end Gin after 4 […]
I was listening to an executive the other day talk about what he needed in an employee. Of course, there were the job skills and competencies, formal education was one, and then that magical phrase came, “Oh, and the candidates better be a ‘people person’!” A People Person. What the living hell does that even […]
Cooper: You know Dad you don’t have to go to work so early. Me: Yes I do, someone has to pay the bills, put food on the table, keep the lights on. Cooper: Yeah, I guess you’re right. Me: (internal voice) – he’s probably right. This was a conversation my youngest son and I had […]
We all kind of know this fact. Once you get more than 30 minutes away from your job, no matter how you actually come into work, it starts to feel like a chore. You begin to hate the commute. Doesn’t matter if you drive, take a train, walk, etc. 30 minutes, one-way, is our max! […]
Appcast, a programmatic ad company focussed on recruitment, has been named the exclusive U.S. member of the Brussels-based job board alliance, The Network.
There’s a ton of reasons we are afraid of stuff. I was never scared of the dark, but for some stupid reasons, I’m scared of bees. I know that I’m not going to die from a bee. I’ve been stung. It hurts, you get over it. Yet, I hate when a bee is buzzing around […]
Japanese job site operator Bizreach has teamed up with Yahoo Japan to operate Stanby, its job search site. The site, which was originally run by Bizreach, will now be run as a joint venture between the two companies.
I tend to love the “Year In Review” shows and articles, etc. It’s easy to forget how much actually gets done or happens in a year! It seems like it goes by in the blink of an eye, the next one starts, and most of what happened is forgotten. I had a lot happen in […]
I’m on a holiday break. Boys are home, we’re going on a trip. So, I’ve put together a Best of 2019 post list for you to enjoy. I’ll be back after the holidays with new stuff and some cool announcements for 2020! This post was written in Feb. 2019 after my Mom’s passing – such […]