Tag: Think

Don’t Want to Think about Your 2021 Marketing? Here’s the Solution!

Read Time1 Minute, 40 Second The All-in-One (Q4 Promo)  Hate thinking about marketing? Here’s how to ensure it gets done correctly and efficiently…without lifting a finger!  If your staffing firm is like most, 2020 brought on challenges you could never have imagined. But now that we’re finally putting last year in the rear-view, you may be turning your thoughts to how to maintain or increase your business in 2021. For many, that…

What Do HR Professionals Really Think About Machines Replacing People (and how are they evaluating new HR Technologies)

Read Time58 Second It’s getting harder to distinguish existing HR Tech tools (assessments, for example) with their intelligent or AI offspring. The newly energized tools work smarter, faster, and cheaper, but perform the same function. What Do HR Professionals Really ThinkAbout Machines Replacing People (and how are they evaluating new HR Technologies)   Survey Background: We surveyed 542 HR executives and subject matter experts…

Want to Improve Retail Hiring? 8 Things to Think About

Read Time1 Minute, 0 Second As one speaker said yesterday at the HR Technology Conference, “high-volume hiring is not for the faint of heart.” Indeed, as we come up on one of the most important times of year for retailers, the holiday season, a challenge emerges: how do we hire quality employees for the rush? Retailers will inevitably need to hire a seasonal workforce…

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…

Why Staffing Firms Need to Think Fast…But Act Slow on Social Media

Read Time27 Second    Welcome to InSights, the staffing podcast designed to help staffing specialists and recruiters maximize their content marketing, social recruiting, employer branding, and digital marketing. EPISODE 49 SEGMENTS: Winning the first impression. What does a candidate or prospect think when they see your website? Why we need to think fast but act slow on social media Brad challenges Matt to build us…

Steve Boese: A look at what HR leaders think about HR technology

One of the resources I like to consult as I plan for themes, topics and speakers for the annual HR Technology Conference is Human Resource Executive®‘s annual “What Keeps HR Up at Night?” survey. The research sheds light on what HR leaders are thinking about, how they are spending their time, and importantly, what subjects, functions, processes and programs are proving challenging to them…

If you think GenZs are Entitled Snowflakes, You’re an Idiot!

I made this joke on Twitter recently: This has been a frustration of so many of my peers in Human Resources over the past couple of years. We have leaders, usually Gen X or Boomers, who think anyone younger than them are called “Millennials”. It’s uninformed at best, and just a bad look for leaders in our organizations. The crazy part is it’s not…

How To Manage Your CEO If They Think “They Are A Terrible Person”

CEO’s are only human. They have a tough job with high stress. Naturally, there are going to be times where their judgment will lapse, even to the point where they may do “terrible” things. But how do you, HR pro, manage that?  A few days ago I read a fascinating article in Vanity Fair called “I’m a Terrible Person”: Behind The Epic Meltdown That…

The State of Today’s Job Market? It’s Not Nearly as Tight as You Think

Do you really believe that today’s U.S. unemployment rate is at the lowest level since 1969? Well I don’t, and I’m getting tired of the constant overhype about how this is possibly the greatest market for job seekers ever, and that anyone who wants a job can find one. That’s because the current job market isn’t nearly as good as everyone thinks it is,…

Teens Feel Speaking In Class is Unreasonable & Discriminatory. What do you think?

A recent article in The Atlantic brought up is seemingly troubling subject. Teens are voicing their opinion that being forced to speak up in classes is discriminatory: “in the past few years, students have started calling out in-class presentations as discriminatory to those with anxiety, demanding that teachers offer alternative options. This week, a tweet posted by a 15-year-old high-school student declaring “Stop forcing students to…

A Hidden Pool of Talent That None of Us Think Of!

There’s a restaurant in Minneapolis called All Square. They make square grilled cheese sandwiches. They do not have any problems finding employees! Why? They only hire people who have been formerly incarcerated. Yes, you just read that correctly. They ‘only’ hire people who have spent time in prison for committing a crime. You know how you and I won’t hire someone because they’ve been in…