“There is an essential cowardice in all authoritarians, which becomes more obvious as they tighten their grip.” –Charles Pierce on David Stern at Grantland I love this quote I picked up, because there are so many levels you can explore. And also because it’s true. Authoritarians suck as managers. Let me more specific – Authoritarians […]
After Facebook graph search was introduced a new dimension of sourcing passive candidates has opened. When Balázs Paróczay first wrote about how the graph works and how can you (ab)use it, the potential capabilities shocked the sourcing world. Although the user interface and the semantic searches changed quite a bit since (read: most cool functionalities got limited due to legal […]
LinkedIn now sees revenue growing 20% to 22% this year, down from 35% in 2015. Yet even in that slower-growth mode, the stock's selloff looks overdone. Overly sour sentiment heading into its first-quarter earnings report Thursday should provide brave …
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Beth Campbell Duke, a youth career educator, joins us for a conversation about how young adults and new grads should be identifying their skills and strengths as early as possible to ensure career…
The hardest thing for job seekers is waiting around for that email or phone call to see where they stand. We as recruiters use these gut-wrenching phrases, such as “We have decided to pursue other candidates”. They are hard to deliver, but it’s part of our job. And as humans–not just recruiters–we’re called to do […]
Sometimes, the best candidates may be closer than you think. Why look far and wide when they may be hiding in your own house?
The new Muppets Show premieres next week. Who’s a huge nerdtastic Muppets Show fan? Yours truly. I’m probably gonna host an FOT viewing party for the premiere. KD loves himself some Animal. I grew up watching the Muppets, and my kids have really enjoyed watching the older shows, so I have had the opportunity to rediscover […]