I Still Don’t Have TSA Pre-Check! Why Procrastination Blinds You From The Basics.

I usually travel about 10 times a year. Not enough times to earn me a cocktail in the super-secret, velvet-rope sky lounge, but all-in-all, a lot of times. So, get… Get the Rest

Your First Hire, Your First Fire and HR Power

Do you remember your first hire, the one that marked your entry into the glamorous world of HR? It’s a big rush to offer someone a job, and it makes… Get the Rest

Your Professional Conduct Policy > Freedom of Speech

The biggest lie the devil ever told your employees is that Freedom of Speech protects them from being fired. Nothing could be further from the truth.  There are things that… Get the Rest

Politically Incorrect, Burning Bridges and Telling “All”

This post will go against all conventional wisdom. Sometimes it’s the right thing to tell-all. Many of you will disagree, even a few of the writers on this site. Of… Get the Rest

It’s Only a Matter of Time Until You Hire a Digital Employee – What Does that Mean for Your “Analog” Employees?

CMS Wire recently posted an article titled, Ready or Not, Here Come the ‘Digital Employees’. It was the term ‘Digital Employees’ that caught my attention in the article’s title. HR has… Get the Rest

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Don’t Blame Your Talent Failure on Your ATS

Today I will share the story of how my part-time employer, a major university, tried to pass the blame of a botched search on their ATS. As a result, I… Get the Rest

How to Screw Up the Management Off-Site

For decades, the leadership off-site meeting has been a favorite tool of management consultants worldwide. “We have issues, so let’s get the team together away from the office and fix… Get the Rest

Amateur Hour at Uber: Too Many Managers With Too Little Experience

Managers don’t get much respect at Uber. How else would you explain the fact that 63 percent of the ride-share company’s management team is, according to head of global diversity… Get the Rest

Attention Walmart: It’s Managerial Malpractice When You Push Sick People to Work

Here’s a leadership lesson that every manager should have drilled into their head: You don’t let employees work when they’re sick. Sounds pretty simple, doesn’t it? Of course it does, because… Get the Rest

Recruiting

Where Do You Want to Find Job Seekers?

Recruiters and sourcers are panicked about the changes on LinkedIn.  It started with limiting free access to candidates and now there are rumors of recruiters ending up in LinkedIn jail… Get the Rest

Kiss My Grit: Why Grit Should Be a Consideration When Hiring

Growing up in the 1970s, I watched the t.v. show Alice.  Each time over-the-top waitress Flo would tell diner owner Mel to “Kiss my grits,” I’d laugh.  I loved grits,… Get the Rest

GenX Is Going To Save Recruiting!

I know, I know, I’ve seen the 3,256 infographics on why Millenials are the second coming of Christ, but let’s slow this party down a bit. The Baby Boomers are… Get the Rest

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VIDEO: SmashUps with Aman Brar – Canvas’ Impact on Recruiting

This month on SmashUps, Tim talks with Aman Brar, the CEO of Canvas, a text-based interviewing platform. Tim digs in on how this platform could change the art of recruiting,… Get the Rest