If you’ve read it in a blog post once, you’ve seen it re-tweeted, re-shared and re-posted 1000x. Recruiting=marketing. Or to some degree, recruiters should adopt elements of marketing into their strategy for continued success. One of the biggest differences between marketers and recruiters is the content we consume. In the recruiting space, we tend to get […]
Ever since I entered the workforce as a kid, owners have been trying to find a way to pay people less. I don’t mean cutting salaries. Paying people less looks like this: Paying less than minimum wage. I had this happen to me at an ice cream store. I was fourteen and wanted a job. […]
There are a lot of urban myths in Corporate America related to performance, employees and leadership. Maybe urban myths are the wrong term—you could go with “cliches,” as well. But the point remains: Misdirection is everywhere related to what an effective manager of people looks like. Consider the following urban myths/cliches: — You’ve got to be […]
Since taking the reins as the Director of Digital Recruiting for ACLcareers.com I have been on a mission to make our social recruting more visual than ever before. I launched channels on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and took over a dormant Linkedin company page with around 5,600 followers. I began sharing 1-2 images per day on […]
I got this question when I humored a vendor with a “quick 5-minute chat” this week. I love it when people do their due diligence before a call. It’s just a reminder to me to make sure I always know who I’m talking to before that “quick 5-minute chat.” I mean… you’ve got me on […]
Make Your Jobs Visual – New design service aims to help you get more clicks to your jobs on social media.
Welcome back to the latest installment of ‘Learn a new word Thursday’ where I share with you some small, but hopefully interesting and relevant word or concept that since it is new to me, must be new to (many of) you as well. Submitted for your consideration today’s word/concept: Knightian uncertainty. From your pals at […]
For centuries we have all known that knowledge is power. The basic management hierarchy of almost all organizations is based on this premise. The top person in any company knows the vision, they share that down, and so forth. Along these lines knowledge becomes very powerful. Your boss knows about something, a big change that […]
I spend a lot of time at youth baseball and softball games these days. I have dust in my hair and dirt in my shoes from mid-March to late July. Want to see the dark side of suburbia? Jam into a community ballpark with parents who have sat on hot aluminum bleachers all day, trying […]
In the dark ages when I was just a lad and worked at a large incentive and reward company, we had to fill out time sheets each week. Not because we were non-exempt—but because we were billable. And that meant we had to keep track of the hours we worked on client projects. Most of […]
I hate it when business travelers are all like, “The road sucks, man. You go to boring meetings in cities that have no soul. You never get to see anything, and if you’re lucky, you get a bite to eat before boarding a flight home. Business travel used to be exclusive and now it’s for […]
Want an easy way to delineate between high- and low-functioning teams? Look for disagreements. Don’t see any? Then you’re probably watching a low-performing team. High-functioning teams have lots of productive disagreements. Show me a harmonious team who gets along in constant agreement, and I’ll show you a team that isn’t achieving as much as it […]
The job fair space is hot. Thousands of job fairs take place each month around the world and JobFairing aims to be the database of record for these career events.
I’ve been known to have been a leader who has really high expectations. I’m not easily impressed or satisfied. I’m not saying I’m right… well, I’m usually right, but it’s who I am. This might sound like I would be hard to work for. I also don’t believe that is true. As you can see, […]