Some Hires Might Not Be Worth the Trouble – Lawsuit Uber is Fighting Proves It

I’m a House of Cards fan…power, subterfuge, shady deals and intrigue. Sign me up. Can’t wait for the new season. I like drama and backroom politics. It’s fun to see… Get the Rest

Key Component To Talent Strategy: A Proper Goodbye

The HR space talks about Talent Acquisition a lot. How to attract candidates, how to source candidates, how make the candidate experience exceptional. Just venturing a guess, but perhaps 70%,… Get the Rest

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News Flash From IBM: There IS a Downside to a Remote Workforce

I’m surprised this didn’t happen sooner, but IBM, an early and vocal champion of a remote workforce, finally discovered what any remote worker could have told you years ago. The… Get the Rest

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The Four Types of Content Recruiters Should Be Sharing To Build Their Personal Brands

Recruiting is a busy gig. There’s a lot going on everyday—from intake calls, to phone screens, to offers, not to mention all the note taking and documenting in between. With goals to think… Get the Rest

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Womansplaining: Why Women Telling Guys How They Should Act Doesn’t Work

As you might imagine I get contacted about all kinds of HR and TA products and services. I recently got connected with a company called ywomen.biz, ran by ‘Gender Strategist’… Get the Rest

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Key Component To Talent Strategy: A Proper Goodbye

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News Flash From IBM: There IS a Downside to a Remote Workforce

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The Four Types of Content Recruiters Should Be Sharing To Build Their Personal Brands

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How Talent (or Lack Thereof) Can Lead to Systemic Business Failure

The legend, John Hollon, tore into United here at FOT earlier this week, accurately writing that culture problems are the core reason Satan ranks higher than United in popularity polls… Get the Rest

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Ask Your Team Why You Suck – The Next Great HR Technique

Sometimes the universe has a way of conspiring to bring you what you need when you need it. I know some of you are thinking the universe did exactly the… Get the Rest

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Hey HR – Slow Your Roll! These are people’s lives.

Are you feelin’ groovy? Are you feeling like the hep cat who ate the canary? Are you one of the first movers who stopped doing annual performance reviews and become… Get the Rest

Cultural Meltdown: When Values Don’t Match Workers’ Day-to-Day Reality

“If there is one job that I as CEO must do for our team members, customers, communities, and shareholders, it is to be the keeper of our company’s culture. It… Get the Rest

Recruiting

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Healthcare Recruiting Is Getting Ready to Fall Off a Cliff!

It seems like Healthcare recruiting has been in trouble forever. The great recession helped us forget about it for a long while, but as unemployment numbers continue to drop to… Get the Rest

5 Simple Strategies To Stop Sucking At Sourcing

Sourcing is one of those skill sets that you continue to use even after you leave recruiting–and just as relevant if your new job, like mine, involves generating marketing-qualified leads…. Get the Rest

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Labor Market Novelty and Candidate Confidence

I started off my week yesterday reviewing the typical brilliance from fellow FOT contributor, Steve Boese, over at his personal site, Steve Boese’s HR Technology. Steve and I both enjoy… Get the Rest

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First In, First Out: Why Recruiters Need To Bear Down In A Bull Market

If talent acquisition is a leading economic indicator (and since job growth certainly is, one could argue so too is the state of our profession, by extension), then it seems… Get the Rest