Month: September 2015

Paul Hebert says Sometimes You Just Need To Hit Publish… #50OVER50HR

I’ve heard on more than one occasion ideas are easy, execution is hard. Let me rephrase that and say execution isn’t always hard – but it is always very, very scary. The fun part about ideas is as long as they exist in the theoretical they really can’t be wrong. Ideas are simply points of view, opinions. But not being wrong also means it they necessarily right either. I…

The best way to catch attention on LinkedIn

Business owners will do almost anything to get our attention. From people dressed in gorilla suits, standing at busy traffic intersections and waving signs, to advertisements with large images, bold colors or huge fonts — in many ways sales has always …

CAREER ADVICE: Never Let Your Boss Tell You How Other People Feel About You Without Forcing These 2 Questions…

Dateline: Somewhere in Corporate America. The Scene: A C-Level is telling the HR pro who reports to him what another C-level thinks about her performance (hint—it’s not glowing). The Mistake: The HR Pro in question thinks that since the C-Level reporting the feedback is supportive of her (it’s the other guy with the problem, right?), she doesn’t have to challenge him in this situation….

The Ten “Apply Now” Commandments

We’re all feeling the same thing here… candidates are different today than they were yesterday. We need to interact with them differently. We need to recognize that they are in power, moreover, we need to meet them where they are. We need new commandments. Here’s my take… I am the Candidate. Recruiters, sourcers, hiring managers, HR and executives, treat me with kindness and respect….

The Best Way To Get Started With LinkedIn Groups

LinkedIn is one of the most impressive tools for building your brand, in large part because of the groups feature. If you use it correctly, this feature provides a highly efficient and powerful way to build and nurture your professional network. Here's …

Stop Selling Candidate Experience.

Fun fact: I own the trademark on the “slogan” (their term) candidate experience in the United States. I’m pretty sure that it’s unenforceable, but I’ve got the paperwork to prove that I at least paid the filing fee and was issued an e-mail confirming my registration was a success. Why did I pay $159 for […]

T3 – @Paysavvy

This week on T3 I take a look at the ‘modern day alternative to ADP’, Paysavvy. Paysavvy is a Canadian company that is a fully integrated payroll, HR, and time management for mid-sized companies.  I usually wouldn’t right about a payroll company on T3 but Paysavvy is a little different. Only five years old, they really came at payroll from a different direction than…

VIDEO: Creating a Coaching Culture Via Technology (and Feedback)

Do folks want feedback… or do they want attention? After all, we’re not on Facebook or Instagram asking for feedback, right? That’s not really the world we live in. We’re asking for attention—for “likes” really. So if attention is really that impactful to folks today, how do you blend it with traditional feedback to manage your workforce performance more effectively? This month at the “Weird Science” Series, Tim…