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Do these pants make me look fat?

I’ve got a bit of a problem. I love buying new clothes, jackets, and shoes. You see, I’m kind of built like a fire hydrant. Picture a fire hydrant in your mind right now. Not very sexy is it! So, I compensate, not by eating a great diet and working out constantly! Hell, no! That’s really hard work. I compensate by buying more clothes…

STEAL THESE SLIDES: We’re Making PPT Decks on Recruiting For You to Use (as your own)

Admit it – you loved the Netflix Culture deck back in the day, right? The simplicity, the great ideas, the black and white slides. But you don’t have enough time to spend on presentation decks. You have other stuff to do. That’s why we created the Steal These Slides series!  Hit this link to get the first deck! Every time we do a roadmap, a tool kit, or a whitepaper…

Unearth Your A.I. Ethics with these Questions

Read Time1 Minute, 1 Second “In the 20th Century, having an ethics committee or oversight function meant having a way to generate a set of rules. From a policy perspective, ethics boiled down to ‘this is good and that is bad.’ We’ve begun to move at a rate that requires us to include more uncertainty in our decisions and proclamations.” - John Sumser  …

DEI in Logistics: These 4 Companies Are Setting the Example Across the Industry

Read Time1 Minute, 1 Second Year after year, the biggest names in logistics make the top lists of best companies to work for, inclusive companies, and respected employers. And these shipping companies have an excellent track record with diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), which only bolsters their employer brands. But as Deloitte’s Mona A. Maurelli and Adam Mussomeli write, logistics companies are thinking more…

Want Better Recruiting? Add These 41 Recruitment Leaders to Your Feed

Twitter’s fast-paced, of-the-moment approach makes it a great way to keep up with the news in influencers in the recruitment and hiring fields. By following recruitment professionals on Twitter, hiring managers and recruiters can build connections and stay current on news and tips in recruitment. To see what’s happening, add these 41 top recruitment professionals to your Twitter feed. (Updated May 2020) Al Adamsen…

Would you choose to live at your job 24/7 for a month? These workers did!

40 employees of Braskem America in Marcus Hook, PA unanimously decided they would lock themselves in their plant for 28 straight days, so they could safely make N95 masks for healthcare workers. Day and night, they worked, ate meals with each other, and slept at the plant to ensure there would be no spread of the virus to the products they were making. The…

WORKING FROM HOME CAN BE AWFUL! Unless You Do These Things

OK – let’s put a few things in perspective before we dive into this topic. Awful is getting sick. Awful is spreading illness unintentionally to others. During this time, there are many more awful things than working from home. Now onto my story… A few years back, I got a divorce from the corporate world and began my full time “work from home adventure.”…

Kick-Start Your HR Creativity in 2020 with these Two Lessons

The Thin Red Line. Fight Club.  American Psyco.  These are films that solidified Jared Leto‘s success as an Oscar-winning actor. Then, as his star was rising, he basically stopped making movies. “I think it was about focus. I knew that I needed to commit everything to music at that point in my life,” said Leto. Fast Company interviewed Jared Leto and his buddy Tony Fadell,…

Simplify Your Start-Up Hiring With These 3 Steps

Too often, I work with founders and executives who are desperate to find good people. They either spend too much time on recruiting, which takes them away from their core work (i.e., building or selling a product, raising money, etc.) or they spend too little time on recruiting and have few good people in the pipeline. Whether you are growing a company with new…

Want to Stay Married? Don’t Get Into These Lines of Work!

I’m a child of divorce. I know, right, cry me a river.  I was never the kid who blamed everything wrong in my life on divorce. On the contrary, I think being a child of divorce probably gave me a leg up on all these soft kids who grew up in a nuclear family and never had to question if Dad was ever coming…

HR 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?), and she doesn’t have to challenge him in…

Seeking to Improve Diversity and Inclusion? Consider These Recommendations

Talent-acquisition professionals in any specialty ranging from university relations to sourcers to Candidate-experience directors are working hard to find new ways to enhance diversity and inclusion. We’ve decided to share some tried-and-true diversity tactics that are based on actual leadership discussions and activities held at a number of our 2018 CareerXroads community meetings.