Tag: Sure

You Think You Have High EQ? Sure You Do!

Over the past decade, there has been a meteoric rise in the use of the concept “emotional intelligence” or “EQ” in the workplace, which has led to a wave of unintended narcissism. Just like IQ (Intelligence Quotient), everyone wants to have high-levels of EQ. I get it – who wants to say they are emotionally unintelligent? No one. I was inspired to write on…

Sure! I can give you my “Free” staffing firm option!

I’ve gotten a chance to work both sides of the fence for an extended period of time in the Talent Acquisition/Recruiting/Staffing game. For ten years I ran corporate talent acquisition shops for some very large organizations.  One organization spent over $3M annually on staffing agency fees! Obviously, prior to my getting there! I’ve spent almost fifteen years on the agency side, sandwiched in between…

7 Sure Ways to Fail as a HR Leader

It’s tough being a Leader these days!  You have all these boomers retiring and taking their typewriters and knowledge with them, you have all theses X’ers who think they are now the second coming, the GenY’s and the Millennial’s who have been told they are the second coming, and now we have these Generation Zs who think they can work from where ever since…

When Hiring Temps, Be Sure They Are a Cultural Fit

Let’s say you have a short-term, mission-critical project and your team is missing some specialized skills. Or maybe you need someone who can fill in for a team member on leave. Or maybe your budget falls short of requisitioning for a full-time employee. Each of these problems can be helped by hiring temporary talent.