Last week, I wrote about the benefits of being connected to work. Not only the flexibility that can come from it, but the true edge it gives us to move throughout our day in the most productive way possible. Despite this, I didn’t mention much about the dark side. We lead these connected lives on […]
I’m out in San Francisco this week teaching a class on Talent Acquisition to some great Pros and Leaders who are doing all they can to learn more and help their organization succeed. The class is part of the process for SHRM’s Specialty Credential in Talent Acquisition. Part of the process is two days of […]
Was on the phone with a friend of mine last week talking about their new job. He had all that passion you hear from folks who just start a job! Everything is new, it’s cool, it’s fun, it’s engaging. He said it’s like ‘that new car smell’, you want to be able to keep it […]
As AIM Group has written earlier, HeadHunter.ru has issued initial public offering (IPO) at Nasdaq. The company’s value was estimated at $675 million, with a stock price of $13.5. During the first day (the 10th of May 2019), the price raised by 21% to see $16.37. Money from IPO will be distributed across the company’s […]
TA Leaders and Executives, this is the dirty little secret that your Recruiters and the Talent Acquisition Technology industry does not want you to know! Candidates actually prefer to have human interaction when searching and applying for a job. From a study done by ASA: “Three of the top five ways job seekers land a […]
I have this idea floating around in my head that there is this line. The line is where information about a candidate begins to make us less efficient in hiring. Could be too much information or too little information. That’s really the entire crux of our hiring process. At which point does the amount of […]
Over the past couple of years, I’ve observed a number of situations where past generations viewed the working habits of current generations (Gen Y and Z) with a level of angst, dare I say spite, specifically when considering “hours spent in the office”. This isn’t new, in fact there is almost a comedic undertone to […]
Hire for Smarts. Train for Skill. It doesn’t sound right, does it? The old adage is “Hire for attitude, train for skill”. The reality is, we probably have done this wrong for a long time. We hire for attitude, thinking we can train the person to do what we need if they just have the […]
Leading Japanese crowdsourcing company Crowd Works has launched a new on-demand jobs service ExpertCrowd to meet temporary workforce needs of startups at the time of business establishment.
I’ve noticed a run on ‘Highly Effective’ list posts lately! It seems like everyone has the inside scoop on how to be highly effective at everything! Highly Effective Leaders. Highly Effective Managers. Highly Effective Productive People. Highly Effective Teacher. If you want a post worth clicking on, just add an odd number, the words ‘highly […]
I’ve been blogging now for ten years. Writing every day for eight years. If you go around writing and telling people you know something about something, guess what? They’re going to ask you to tell them about something, specifically as it relates to their circumstance. So, I get asked my advice quite a bit about talent […]
A few weeks back I came across a video of a guy that put a giant ball pit downtown New York City to see if people were too busy to have fun. On that same day, I had a conversation with my fiance about how I always have a million things on my mind at […]
A CEO tells you it’s dishonest to accept a job offer then keep interviewing for other jobs. It’s lying. It’s going to damage you. Do you buy that?
Google has revealed more details about the company’s latest enhancement to its job search functionality. Job-seekers can now input terms such as “work from home” or “WFH.”