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You’€™re Hiring the Wrong People and It’€™s Hurting Your Business
www.mindfieldgroup.com

Stop hiring the wrong people and start leveraging data to improve the quality of hires and drive healthier business results.

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One Big Negotiating No-No
corcodilos.com

You buy a new car, then arrive at the dealership to pick it up and hand over a check for the agreed-on price. The salesman tells you he hopes you don’t mind, but he wants to charge you a few grand more. Is that okay with you?

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How a naive young grad blew it
corcodilos.com

Would you volunteer your parents’ house for a business retreat for your boss and co-workers — right before quitting your job for a 50% salary increase at another company? I couldn’t make this up if I tried…

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Here Are All The Quantifiable Reasons You Should Hire More Women
www.fastcoexist.com

If the right thing to do wasn’t a compelling enough reason, now there are numbers.

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How to Write Better Cover Letters and Emails to Employers
www.careercloud.com

When you’re applying for a new job, you don’t get more than one chance to make a good impression. If you are submitting a resume via email, then you have to write a nice introduction and attach flawless application documents that will make you a memorable candidate.

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How S.A.F.E Are Your Hiring Practices?
blog.goodhire.com

Interviewing prospective hires is both exciting and stressful. With so many names, faces, and stories, many qualified interviewees may seem like the perfect fit for your company, but you can never be 100% sure. Now more than ever, it is important for HR professionals to take the next step and develop Safe Hiring Programs (SHP).

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Data Driven Organization Design – Q & A with Rupert Morrison
blog.hrtechnologyconference.com

Rupert Morrison is the CEO of the UK-based analytics firm Concentra..  I asked Rupert about the evolution of organizational design and how data, analytics and technology are changing the way companies are creating environments for performance to sustain a competitive edge. To read the interview, please click here.  

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Kaplan Triumphs Again Over EEOC on Employment Credit Reports
www.employeescreen.com

This case is important for those that conduct pre-employment credit reports and those concerned about the EEOC’s perspective on employment background checks.

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Why LinkedIn is hacker heaven
betanews.com

Professional social networking site LinkedIn has proven to be a valuable business tool, bringing together professionals from all over the world. But few corporations grasp the security risk injudicious use of LinkedIn represents. The main problem is …

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3 reasons to love the JOBS Act
www.heritage.org

The JOBS Act would free up the labor market, reduce harmful regulations, and unleash federal lands for productive use.

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How to Maximize Your Hiring Using LinkedIn
www.hiringthing.com

LinkedIn is fast emerging as a great recruitment platform. Many organizations are currently turning to the popular social network to boost their recruitment efforts. With over 300 million professionals currently using it, LinkedIn can be a perfect way to identify, engage and recruit future employees. The ultimate question is: what are the best ways to […]

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PayPal Exec No Longer With The Company After Insulting Coworkers In Late Night Tweets
www.businessinsider.com

He called PayPal’s vice president of communication a “piece of s–t.”

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T3 – @Paysavvy
www.timsackett.com

This week on T3 I take a look at the ‘modern day alternative to ADP’, Paysavvy. Paysavvy is a Canadian company that is a fully integrated payroll, HR, and time management for mid-sized companies.  I usually wouldn’t right about a payroll company on T3 but Paysavvy is a little different. Only five years old, they […]

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Employee Engagement and Google: How Are They Linked?
blog.rivs.com

Google’s SVP of People Operations, Laszlo Bock, recently unveiled gDNA, a major long-term study aimed at understanding work-life balance.

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