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How to Help Your Company to Stop Sucking at Hiring!
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Hiring people to work for you directly is probably the single hardest thing you’ll ever have to do as a manager of people. To be fair, most people are average at hiring, some are flat out killing it, and probably 20% are awful at hiring. The first sign you suck at hiring is your new […]

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9 Types of Employee Recognition That Suck!
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I run a small business.  When I need to know something, I usually reach out to my employees and find out what they think.  It’s not some big fancy ‘research’ survey with thousands of responses, but it’s real. Recently, I wanted to know what people might want in terms of a recognition award.  Ironically, what […]

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Can Being Vulnerable at Work Hurt Your Career? #HRFamous
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In episode 55 of The HR Famous Podcast, longtime HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together again to discuss big sisters, vulnerability in the workplace, and what the best question is to ask someone if you’re looking for negative information on a candidate. Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) […]

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MyNavi acquires video call service
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Japan-based recruitment marketplaces’ operator MyNavi has taken control of a video call service Face Peer Inc. to strengthen functional cooperation with it amid…

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How long should it take a candidate to decide on a job offer?
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When you make a candidate an offer, how long do you give them to tell you they want the job or not? 24 hours? 3 days? 1 week? Immediately? For two decades I’ve been in the camp of a candidate should be able to tell you ‘yes’ or ‘no’ immediately, or you (the recruiter and […]

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The Weekly Dose: Talent Intelligence Platform – Loxo
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Today on the Weekly Dose I review Loxo. Loxo is a Talent Intelligence Platform and a global leader in artificial intelligence recruitment automation software. What does that even mean? Well, you know me, let me break it down in layman’s terms! First, my team actually has been a Loxo user for the past three years. […]

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Glassdoor and Indeed join forces in DACH region
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Glassdoor and Indeed are joining forces in the German-speaking countries. The companies have entered into a commercial partnership to increase its reach in the DACH region.

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@SHRM CEO, @JohnnyCTaylorJr Accepts Board Seat with @iCIMS!
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For those who know me, you know I’ve been a fan of SHRM’s CEO Johnny Taylor since before he was SHRM’s CEO. The first time I ran into Johnny was on the speaking circuit when he was an HR Leader, in the corporate world, and we spoke at the same conference. My initial impression of […]

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@madtarquin and I talking about what’s hot in Talent Acquisition Technology! #Video
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For those of you who don’t know Madeline Laurano, she’s this super smart lady out of Boston who runs Aptitude Research. Madeline and her firm are recruiting technology experts and she’s been an analyst in the space for a long time with some of the world’s largest firms. She’s also a friend and we love […]

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Who will win the Chicken Sandwich War? And why is #HRFamous Talking About this!?
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On episode 54 of the HR Famous Podcast, longtime HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together again to discuss the chicken sandwich wars, 2021 compensation trends, and Meghan Markle calling the royal family’s HR department. Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review […]

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From Covid despair to ‘war for talent’ again?
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Can we go from Covid despair to a new “war for talent” in less than a year? Josh Bersin, the global employment economist, says yes. And although he focuses in a recent article on the U.S., he says the shortage of workers will become an international phenomenon.

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Covid made us fat, lazy, and depressed! How do we turn that around?
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My go-to answer for most things is, Cocaine. I’m sure if I did Cocaine I would be less fat, less lazy, which would lead to me being less depressed. Most likely, this is flawed thinking, but I never have tested it to know for sure. A brand new study on the effects of Covid on […]

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Can Everyone be the Best Employer to Work For?
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I have yet to see an organization come out with a brand that says, “Hey, we’re Super Average, but come work here anyway!”  For the most part, every organization spouts off about being the best place to work. Statistically, that just can’t be true. Everyone can’t be the best, right? I think for the most […]

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The Secret Sauce to Landing Your Dream Job? Apply Less!!!
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Robert Combs over at Fast Company had a brilliant article recently, and if you’re in Recruiting or HR, it’s a must-read! If you’re looking for a job, it’s also a must-read! Here was Robert’s concept. A.I. (robots) are running the world. It’s the biggest innovation to come into recruiting since Big Data (wait, didn’t we […]

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