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Alma Career to close Workania in Hungary
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Alma Media subsidiary Alma Career will close down recruitment site Workania.hu and thus discontinue its operation in Hungary from November, according to a report on Hungarian news site Napi.hu.

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5 Tell-Tale Signs Not to Make That Offer!
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If I have learned anything at all in my HR/Recruiting career it’s that everyone has an opinion on what makes a good hire. If you ask 100 people to give you one thing they focus on when deciding between candidates, you’ll get 100 different answers! I’ve got some of my own. They might be slightly […]

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Why do we suck so much?
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There’s an interactive questioning technique called The 5 Whys.  The theory is that if you continue to ask ‘why’ enough times you’ll get to the root cause of every issue. Timmy is a bad performer. Why? He doesn’t follow through on anything. Why? It seems like he gets things started well and then moves onto […]

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OMG! Did you guys hear what Kris did!?! #Yikes!
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Gawd! We love gossip! I’m personally on five text groups, a few Messenger groups, a couple of IG groups, and a number of email chains that all act like some strange modern version of a watercooler in the breakroom at work. Or the back smoke break patio at the office. Pick your pleasure. “Cultural anthropology […]

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Should You Tell An Employee You Consider Them High-Potential? #HiPo
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The Wall Street Journal had an article saying that only 28% of companies tell their employees what they are ranked in terms of future potential (i.e., High Potential, Low, etc.).  From the article: According to a report released Monday by consulting firm Towers Watson, just 68% of companies formally identify high-potential employees, and only 28% actually […]

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@LinkedIn’s Future of Recruiting Survey says the #1 Skill for Recruiters in 2020 is… @LinkedInNews
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I know you hate clickbait headlines, but they work, plus I know you want to know, so why give it away in the title! I mean I don’t get paid for my dashing looks and witty charm! Thank goodness! LinkedIn launched its 2020 Future of Recruiting survey results today and it’s one of my favorite […]

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Could Employee Data Portability be the Future of Employment?
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Do you remember when cell phones first came out? If you were with Verizon and you wanted to switch to Sprint, you actually had to change phone numbers! Think about how that would impact your world today. We switch from company to company, go-between social apps all day long, never worrying that our “profile” our […]

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Will Recruiting Automation Dehumanize Talent Acquisition? #video
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What does the future of talent acquisition look like? Sara Dalsfelt and I discussed on a LinkedIn Live this week. Check it out!  

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TrueCar CFO leaves after just over a year
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TrueCar’s leadership churn continued this week. Executive vice president and CFO Noel Watson has resigned after working at TrueCar for just a year and a half.

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This One Factor is Reducing Your Diversity Hiring by 30%!
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Employers discriminate in hiring. This is a fact. It’s been a fact for generations. It’s the main reason anti-discrimination statements show up on job postings. That and it’s the law for Public employers and Government contractors who are required to have these statements. Many private employers use these as well to show they don’t discriminate […]

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Does Your Work Mandate You Tell Them Who You’re Sleeping With? #HRFamous
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In episode 35 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss their favorite Halloween candy, dig into BlackRock’s recent policy change that mandates employee report all romantic relationships, including those with all company partners and vendors, and wrap it up with a discussion on Performance vs. Trust via a famous Simon Sinek […]

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What do you value most? Time or Money?
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If I work less, you will pay less. True? I’m assuming your answer to the question, what do you value most, time, or money? Your answer was time. Given enough time I can make more money. No matter how much money I have, I can’t necessarily buy more time. So, if I do my work […]

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Here’s What Glassdoor Got Wrong With Their New Diversity and Inclusion Ratings
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Last week, popular employee review site Glassdoor unveiled a new rating system for companies, which gives a score based on how diverse and inclusive the organization is. Employees to rate how satisfied they are with diversity and inclusion at their current or former company, based on a 5-point scale.

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Politically Incorrect Post of the Week: Pay Inequality Persists!
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Pay inequality persists? Well, that’s not politically incorrect! What if I told you, gender wage gaps persist even in markets where workplace discrimination is impossible or unlikely?! Whatcha you talkin about, Tim!? Female Uber Drivers make 7% less than male drivers, even though, none of us even know if a male or female driver will […]

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