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Kris Dunn says Million Dollar HR Product Idea: Aggregator Killer
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The last time I proposed a product/service idea for HR, it was about aggregating all the references your company takes in and selling them as a recruiting database. Pretty good idea.  There’s some companies that chase it now, especially within the reference checking space. Here’s another million dollar idea.  The Aggregator Killer.  What’s this product […]

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Will The Apple Watch Finally Be The Device That Makes Us Get To The Point?
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In a few weeks, Apple will once again attempt to redefine an existing technology category, in this case wearable tech, with the launch of the Apple Watch. Just as MP3 players, smartphones, and tablet computers existed prior to the launch of (respectively) the iPod, iPhone, and iPad, numerous and competing “smart” watches have been on […]

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Tim Sackett discussed The True Value Of Working For A Crappy Company
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As some of you may have realized from recent posts (Wanted: People Who Aren’t Stupid), I’ve been interviewing candidates recently for the position of Technical Recruiter working for my company HRU. I love interviewing because each time I interview I think I’ve discovered a better way to do it, or something new I should be […]

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Deloitte Wants to Take Your HR Job
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I’m not a conspiracy theorist, but Deloitte wants to take your job. Do you hear me? No? Well, very few people are listening to me because I sound crazy. But just because I’m paranoid doesn’t mean that I am wrong. Hear me out. I think Deloitte stays in business because HR has a “public relations” problem. Except, you […]

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WEBINAR: Bootstrap Your Training Function: 5 Ways To Make Learning Matter In Your Company
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It’s true. You know the true power of learning and development, known to the laypeople in your company by the pedestrian term “Training.”   A revamp of your approach to learning and development has been on your project list for no less than two years—but day-to-day HR and workforce management duties has kept it in […]

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Determining Work “Fit”—The New God Complex?
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Glory BE! The concept of “fit” is an awesome thing. The word “fit” can be used in so many ways: (Adjective) Of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose. Example: That new drug is fit for FDA standards. (Verb) Be of the right shape and size for. Example: That dress still […]

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Employment Branding: The Maker Vs. The Manager
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I recently rediscovered Paul Graham’s classic 2009 essay, “Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule,” and it’s making me reevaluate how I approach my work. In the article, Graham breaks information workers and their schedules into two categories: Managers (e.g., line managers, project managers, and other “boss” types), and Makers (e.g., writers, designers, and other creative or analytical […]

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VIDEO: Jim D’Amico on Recruiting Metrics Intervention: Using Swim Lanes in Talent Acquistion
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Wrapping up this month at the “Weird Science” Series, Tim Sackett chats via video with Jim D’Amico, Director of Talent Acquisition at Spectrum Health, on how applying swim lanes to talent acquisition can aid in assessing recruiting metrics inside a company. What are swim lanes and how are they used, you ask? Check out the video above to […]

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Paul Hebert asks Do You Leave Enough “Margin” For Your Employees?
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Employee engagement has become the holy grail of HR. It has been discussed, dissected, debated and derided as either THE MOSTimportant thing for business performance – or the most over-hyped solution for all-things-ailing-your-business since 360 Degree Reviews. And like a lot of concepts employee engagement falls into what I call the “Forest Gump Maxim” – […]

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Accessibility Is Everything In The Recruiting World Today
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A little background here: I’ve been searching the Internet for candidates since the dark ages, aka 1997.  I became a social media sourcing devotee in 2008 when I was researching how to leverage all of the new sites popping up on the horizon. When I left the vendor world and returned to sourcing for a retained […]

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Your 3-Step Guide to Analytical Recruiting
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Talent acquisition is more metrics driven every day. How can recruiters harness the combined power of labor market data and sourcing analytics?

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IT Pros Make Job-Hopping A Way Of Life
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A quarter of the 240 IT pros surveyed by CareerBuilder are actively looking for a new job, even though they are already employed. Over 80% of the 1,300 IT pros surveyed by TEKsystems are open to hearing about a new job, even as they say they are happy …

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Psychologists say that power does 4 crazy things to your mind
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Who doesn’t desire power? There’s a little Frank Underwood in all of us. At the beginning of “House of Cards,”Kevin Spacey’s character explains why power beats money Money is the McMansion in Sarasota that starts falling apart after 10 years. Power is the old stone building that stands for centuries. I cannot respect someone who […]

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How to tell your boss they're wrong without getting fired
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Telling your manager they’re wrong can be tricky. For obvious reasons, they should know when they’ve got their facts wrong or made an error. But you don’t want to seem like a know-it-all, and you never want to embarrass or insult your superior — so you need to tread carefully.  “It’s a sticky situation,” writes […]

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