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Adecco Group’s Vettery platform acquires Hired
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Job matching platform Vettery, owned by global human resource company Adecco Group has acquired Hired, a San-Francisco-based job board focused on technology talent.

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Thank You!
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As you go off on your Thanksgiving Holiday – Thank you! Thank you for reading my thoughts. Thank you for your support over the years. Thank you to all those who send me personal notes on how a post impacts you. Thank you to all those who send me personal notes about my grammar errors. […]

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The Weekly Dose: The Meeting Owl @owllabs
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Today on the Weekly Dose I take a look at a piece of tech hardware, not software that is gaining popularity with organizations who are doing more and more hybrid virtual meetings. Owl Labs developed a speaker/mic/camera combination, The Meeting Owl, that makes in-office and remote workers feel more like they are in the room. […]

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3 Things you can do at the office the Friday after Thanksgiving – Remote Work Edition!
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So, in the United States, if you have to work the day after Thanksgiving in an office environment, we’ve had this neat little game we play. You act like you work all day, while basically doing nothing! I’ve written about this in the past and tried to give advice to those poor souls who must […]

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How is your remote onboarding going? Almost all of us are missing one big thing! #HRFamous
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In episode 39 of The HR Famous Podcast, longtime HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett and Jessica Lee are joined by Cameron Sackett to discuss remote work burnout, proposed remote work privilege tax, and onboarding in a work from home environment. Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review (Apple Podcasts) […]

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Former EBay exec Sam Bright joins Upwork
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Freelance worker marketplace Upwork has named former EBay executive Sam Bright (LinkedIn profile) as chief product and experience officer.

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It’s 2020 and I’m Re-certifying with @SHRM. Want to know why?
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In 2001 I got my SPHR certification for the first time. I started my first real HR Manager job and the CHRO wanted to make sure every single HR person on our team had either a PHR or SPHR. I did an eight-week group study course with fellow HR pros studying for the test and […]

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Breaking Down the 2020 @Jobvite Recruiter Nation Survey with @Kris_Dunn and @KellyWLavin
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(Project fans – sharing a podcast called The Best Hire Ever – this week I was on it with my buddy, Kris Dunn, and Jobvite’s Chief Talent Officer Kelly Lavin! Check it out!) 20 – Breaking Down the 2020 Recruiter Nation Survey – Kelly Lavin and Tim Sackett In Episode 20 of BEST HIRE EVER, Kris Dunn breaks down […]

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At what age should you retire?
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We tend to believe retirement is an age thing. Well, once you turn 65, it’s time to retire! Do you know where ’65’ actually came from? Most HR pros will probably guess it, it’s when America instituted social security insurance back in 1935. The U.S. Government, in 1935, didn’t even use any science to determine […]

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Recruit Holdings Q2 FY2020: Revenue on recovery path
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A strong recovery beginning in July led Recruit Holdings to resume its tech development and marketing investments in the second quarter of 2020.

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What is the Perfect Diversity Mix for your Organization?
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This is a question I think many executives and HR and TA leaders struggle with. SHRM hasn’t come out and given guidance. ATAP has not told us at what levels we should be at with our diversity mix. So, how do we come up with this answer? Seems like we should probably be roughly 50/50 […]

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Why Don’t We Make HR Simple? (hint: we might possibly have deep psychological issues!)
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Have you ever wondered why HR Departments continue to make complex processes?  In reality, all of us want 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 […]

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Sonic Jobs eliminates redirection to recruiter applications
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U.K-based job vertical Sonic Jobs has unveiled a new in-app job search process that lets candidates apply for jobs using its app without needing to be redirected to an employers’ website. It also means clients and ATS providers don’t need to use technical resources to adapt systems.

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The HR Technology Conference 2020 ReCap & Top HR Product Winners! #HRTechConf
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For the past decade or so, the HR Technology Conference has been one of the top conferences I attend every year! I’ve spoken and many covered all of them as a blogger or analyst, so when HR Tech went virtual for 2020, you knew I was going to check it out! Let’s face it, virtual […]

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