Month: May 2015

LinkedIn Is Top Social Network For CEOs

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 08: Jeff Weiner CEO, LinkedIn and Shannon Stubo Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, interim CMO, LinkedIn speak onstage at LinkedIn's CommsConnect NY at Carnegie Hall on May 8, 2015 in New York City. (Photo …

15 LinkedIn Tips & Tricks

If you're currently looking for a job, here are 15 LinkedIn tips and tricks that you should utilize on your profile in order to attract the attention of employers. LinkedIn is similar to Facebook, only it's more like a more professional Facebook. You …

The Public Education Summer Vacation Scam

In about 2 weeks my 3 sons will be off of school for the summer.  That means my wife will lose her mind for the next 12 weeks as she has 3 smelly bodies running in and out of the house all day, lying around and doing what boys do. Which at this point I think entails: eating, leaving their stuff lying around, eating,…

Tim Sackett talks The Number One Reason Hires Fail

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Albert Einstein Its about that time when the HR conference season gets into full swing, so I’m beginning to prepare myself for the hundreds of conversations I’ll have with great HR Pros all over the world.  One…

3 Best HR Jobs for Work-Life Balance

HR is a job that, if done right, affords a tremendous amount of work-life balance. I’m not joking. If you lock down your client groups and implement a solid structure, you can come to work at 8:30 and leave at 5:00. You can take a lunch, too. Yes, there are aspects of HR, such as recruiting, that take place outside of the normal 9-5…

Houston Still at the Top of the List

In a recent list released by Glassdoor of the Top 25 Best Cities for Jobs, Houston ranked 21st with almost 75,000 job openings and a median base salary of $52,000. Dr. Andrew Chamberlain, Chief Economist at Glassdoor, reported that as of the April jobs …