Tag: word

Scared of the “L” Word?

Why are we so scared of using the word “love” in the business world? (It’s a rhetorical question – I can already sense HR and … The post Scared of the “L” Word? appeared first on HR Tech Feed.

Should You Put the Word “Remote” in Your Job Titles?

Read Time1 Minute, 49 Second Remote working, video interviewing, and virtual hiring were all on their way to the front lines of the way we do business and hiring, but thanks to the global pandemic, these spiked in early 2020 when we had no choice but to adapt. Companies – across all industries – now had to adapt to this new virtual landscape in…

The 2019 Word of the Year!

We are over halfway through 2019 so I think it’s time we can start calling out the theme or word/phrase of the year. It’s funny how each year there actual words/themes that raise to the surface. Here are some of the previous year’s words/themes: 2010: app (an abbreviated form of application, a software program for a computer or phone operating system) 2011: occupy (verb or noun inspired from…

“Overqualified” is Just another word for Age Discrimination

Had a really talented lady reach out to me the other day. 49 years old, college grad, great portfolio of work. She has been interviewing and is being told she is “Overqualified”. There is some truth about her being called this. She does have more qualifications than the position requires, but she fully understands what the job is and she wants to do that…

Sometimes “Proof” is just another word for letting people suffer!

I’m a formally trained and educated human resource professional. I’m a leader in my organization. I understand risk really well. What I see far too often, and it seems like it’s happening more frequently, not less, in organizations are we (HR pros and leaders) are looking for defining proof before we are willing to do something about something that is wrong. Malcolm Gladwell on…

Word Of The Day: Recruitment Enablement

I recently left the recruitment space for a stint back in B2B marketing and what I walked away with was a renewed look of how we should be thinking about recruitment and the way non-recruiters should view their role. The philosophy of the team I recently left was simple – if you’re not in sales, then you’re in sales support. I feel this concept…

The One Word Recruiters Use to Describe Themselves That’s a Lie!

Did you catch the article on LinkedIn by Lydia Abbot, The Top 10 Words Recruiters Use to Describe Themselves? If not, go check it out. Lydia is a content marketer for LinkedIn and she puts out some good stuff based on inside data LI data. In this piece, she basically gave us the Top 10 words recruiters use to describe themselves (based on LI…

The Word of the Year for 2018 Is…?

I have given this some thought. No, it is not “Dilly-Dilly”. Although that may be the most used word I have heard since football season started in September. There are already a lot of words of the year out there. Tim Egan at the New York Times recently penned an article titled “Comeback Words for 2018” in which he noted “complicit”, “youthquake”, and “feminism”…

Steve Boese shares Learn a New Word Thursday: Knightian Uncertainty

Welcome back to the latest installment of ‘Learn a new word Thursday’ where I share with you some small, but hopefully interesting and relevant word or concept that since it is new to me, must be new to (many of) you as well. Submitted for your consideration today’s word/concept: Knightian uncertainty. From your pals at Wikipedia: In economics, Knightian uncertainty is risk that is…