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Guest Bloggers Wanted! #Rant
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Can I be real a second? For just a millisecond? Let down my guard and tell the people how I feel a second? No! I don’t want your stupid Guest Blog Post!  Several times a day I have “writers” reach out to me and ask me if they can submit a guest blog post to […]

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The 12 Steps of Recovery for Passionate A$$holes!
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I wrote a post a while back titled, “The 5 Things HR Leaders Need to Know About Developing Employees“. In that post I had a paragraph: When I was young in my career, I was very ‘passionate’. That’s what I liked calling it – passionate.  I think the leaders I worked with called it, “career […]

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Boston investment house buys Talent Inc.
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Talent Inc., a recruitment services and resume / CV-writing company, has been sold to a Boston investment house for a nine-figure amount, sources told the AIM Group.

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Should You Get Fired for Posting TikTok Videos at Work? (Um, yeah!) #HRFamous
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In Episode 42 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends)  Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together to discuss TikTokers getting fired from their jobs at Sherwin Williams, the new Microsoft productivity score, and how much they spend on gifts for their siblings during the holidays. Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player below) […]

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I’m not a Dr. but I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express!
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On Friday, the Wall Street Journal published an opinion article regarding incoming First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, using the pre-nominal “Dr.” when she has a doctorate in education, Ed.D, versus a medical doctorate, Ph.D. There is no doubt that Jill Biden did the work and received the degree, from a real, actual university. The question […]

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3 out of 4 Employees Actually Want to Return to the Office!
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I think most HR pros disagree with this number. I didn’t make it up like I do most of the time, but I was having this feeling that way to many HR leaders and pros were feeling that their entire office workforce just wanted to remain remote. The number is from this recent Human Experience […]

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Info Edge raises $51M for venture fund
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Info Edge India Ltd., the parent company of Naukri and 99Acres, has secured INR 3.8 billion ($51 million U.S.) from Singapore-based investment company Temasek Holdings for its debut venture fund.

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5 Magic Phrases that Will Instantly Make You More Likable in an Interview!
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We’ve heard for decades that most interview decisions are made within seconds. Someone meets you and pretty much sizes you up in those first few moments. I think that’s mostly correct, but every interviewee still has that time to change hearts and minds. Sure, you came in and immediately made a verbal gaffe or smelled […]

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Career Advice My Mom Gave Me!
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My past away a couple of years ago, but I’m constantly reminded of advice she gave, or more accurately, things she told me, but at the time I probably blew off as stuff your parents tell you that you believe they have no idea about! Sound right, parents!? I had someone come into our office […]

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Why does HR hate minimum wage laws?
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In episode 41 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee discuss the impact of the new Florida minimum wage passed in the November election Cycle and the passing of Zappos’ CEO Tony Hsieh and his impact on the world of company culture and HR. Listen (click this link if you […]

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I’ve Got a Great Business Opportunity for You!
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No. No, you don’t. You have a great business opportunity for you, and you need me to make it happen. Email Subject Lines in the Past Week “Business Opportunity” “Potential Opportunity” “Great Business Opportunity for You!” There was one common theme with each one of these messages sent to me. Not one of them was […]

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7 Things Dudes Need for their Remote Office
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Ladies, you do not need to read this post! You were actually born to put together a remote office. You might even have a Pinterest dream board for the perfect office. Most dudes, suck at this! They are still sitting, hunched over at their card-table, kitchen table they bought at Costco with the four folding […]

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Adecco strengthens leadership team in U.K., Canada
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Global human resource company Adecco Group has announced new executive appointments for its U.K. and Ireland business, as well as its operations in Canada.

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What is the Top Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) in the U.S.?
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Okay, you guys know I love my guy, Rob Kelly over at OnGig and his team, for putting together data around the most used ATSs. OnGig recently released their latest report and I wanted to share some highlights and reactions. First, let’s answer the biggest question – is this real? Yes, Rob and the team […]

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