Month: June 2015

Live from #SHRM15 – We All Just Want Attention

Monday’s big keynote speaker was the ever popular Marcus Buckingham.  Marcus has the great English accent, high energy and great leadership content to share. He’s strong every time I’ve seen him, going on way too many times at this point in my life! The big bomb he dropped on the SHRMies this session was the money-shot quote of the conference: Millennials don’t want feedback!…

让公关效益最大化的五个办法

位于西雅图的新创企业TINYpulse有27名员工,CEO大卫·牛(David Niu)聘请了两名全职的公关人员处理有关工作,此举收到了成效。一年来,公司被媒体提及的次数超过了100次。“你必须为之投资,并且认真对待,就好像按时开会 …

Resumes just Want to be Free

I like Indeed’s resume platform. It’s super easy to search and source candidates. And its essentially free for most companies. If you sponsor jobs they throw it…

LinkedIn Shares Finish in the Red After Friday Filing

The company said the acquisition deal would add to LinkedIn's hiring business, which has been helped by the booming expansion in international markets, including China. LinkedIn builds professional networks and provides information about the job market …

Five Ways To Boost Your LinkedIn Profile

I confess I'm a foot dragger when it comes to adopting technology upgrades (I hung onto my broken-down BlackBerry for as long I could before getting a much superior iPhone), so I'm guilty of having ignored some great new features on LinkedIn. Catherine …

Live from #SHRM15 – S#*t HR Tech Salespeople Say!

That’s right SHRMies today is the day!  2 pm West Coast time, because you know it’s the best coast, Kris Dunn, and I will be dropping knowledge at SHRM 2015. Our presentation will give you the ins and outs of selecting your next HR and/or Talent technology. We’ll also be talking HR vendor negotiating and give you keep insight to getting the best deal…

What Kills a Cat but Makes a Leader?

“Curiosity killed the cat.” This friendly little ditty told to children across the country is intended to squelch the wandering mind of young kids so as not to annoy their parents. Oh, what a disservice we are doing to our future! As Liz Wizeman argues in her book Multipliers, today’s most effective leaders amplify the capability and intelligence of their teams by accessing the…

How to Know if a Company’s Culture is Right For You

When applying for a job how much attention do you pay to your surroundings? Are you asking the right questions? If not you could be setting yourself up to work at a place thats not right for your personality. In this podcast we’ll explore some ways you can quickly identify good company culture VS bad ones.

The Season of IT's Discontent

This spring, TINYpulse analyzed responses to engagement surveys from 2,200 employees working in various functions, including IT, at small, midsize, and large companies in the U.S. TINYpulse found the majority of survey respondents from IT to be largely …

Taylor Swift: A Warning To HR About Talent

Why does HR make you do all the work of getting rejected without ever meeting a manager? HR makes the talent work for free to fill up HR’s insatiable algorithmic machines. The talent’s time is wasted completing job application forms that no one will read. Here’s my warning to HR: “Stop treating the talent like its time is worthless.”

Find LinkedIn Profiles with Google Search

LinkedIn, the largest network of professionals in the world, is also the favorite hunting ground for recruiters and staffing agencies. Whether you are looking for a list of college students who are currently interning at Facebook or a head hunter …