Lose Your IllusionIII

Lose Your Illusion III*

I spend an inordinate amount of time studying humans. My job is to help companies connect with them, engage them, provide reasons for them to change and adopt new behaviors…. Get the Rest

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The Uberification of HR

The “gig” economy. Labor on demand. The “death” of jobs. Whatever phrase you prefer to describe the recent surge in the amount and influence of companies like Uber; Lyft; Upwork;… Get the Rest

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How To Negotiate Like A 4-Year-Old… And Win

My daughter has her first loose tooth. She’s four, so it’s a bit early… but her dentist indicated it’s all genetic. So rest assured it’s not because she’s noshing on… Get the Rest

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5 Things You Should Know This Week

Welcome back to another great week, FOT Nation! Check out these 5 articles to get your Monday started: 1. Why Women Shouldn’t Have to Act Like Dudes at Work: Companies that overvalue… Get the Rest

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Straight to Hell Book Review

I just finished reading Straight to Hell: True Tales of Deviance, Debauchery, and Billion-Dollar Deals. The author, John LeFevre, has enjoyed a distinguished career in international finance (per his Amazon… Get the Rest

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Straight to Hell Book Review

I just finished reading Straight to Hell: True Tales of Deviance, Debauchery, and Billion-Dollar Deals. The author, John LeFevre, has enjoyed a distinguished career in international finance (per his Amazon… Get the Rest

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Yes, I Heard About That. Very Sad. So, Are You Open To A New Opportunity?

Here is a question for you as an HR/Talent professional: Is there ever any circumstance where it is not okay to cold call into a company or to directly call… Get the Rest

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Cheering Foul Balls—Sometimes Effort Shouldn’t Count

I spend a lot of time at youth baseball and softball games these days. I have dust in my hair and dirt in my shoes from mid-March to late July…. Get the Rest

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VIDEO: Tim Sackett on Debunking the HR Wingman Myth

Is HR really the wind beneath the company’s wings? In the video above, Dawn Burke talks to Tim Sackett, President at HRU Technical Resources and fellow FOT blogger, about her most recent… Get the Rest

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New Sourcing Goal: To Be The Best PenPal Evah!

For the last few years, my days have been filled with intake meetings and sourcing strategy. Building spreadsheets detailing our funnel of candidates, reaching out to candidates about opportunities and, of… Get the Rest

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Summertime… And The Demos Are Easy.

Summer is here.  Time to get my sourcing demos on… I tend to hoard these demos until summer, thinking work will be lighter then. It’s not.  So I plan a… Get the Rest

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Girlfriend, Do You Know The Difference Between An Active And Passive Job Seeker?

I got this question when I humored a vendor with a “quick 5-minute chat” this week.  I love it when people do their due diligence before a call.  It’s just… Get the Rest

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Pack It In The Beach Bag! Social Media Recruitment by Andy Headworth

A little over a year ago, Andy Headworth of Sirona Consulting, asked me if I’d contribute a section to his newest recruiting book, Social Media Recruitment: How to Successfully Integrate… Get the Rest