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Hierarchy Isn’t the Problem, Oppression Is!

Hierarchy is falling out of favor like jean shorts and intelligent political discord. I think it’s a scapegoat. Hierarchy doesn’t necessarily stifle innovation and engagement in the Knowledge Economy. What… Get the Rest

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The Cavaliers Fired The Best Coach In Their History, And What That Reminds Us About Talent

About two weeks or so ago, the NBA’s Cleveland LeBrons Cavaliers unceremoniously fired their head coach David Blatt. This was despite the team holding the Eastern Conference’s best record (at… Get the Rest

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WEBINAR – Walking Dead: Reviving Your Talent Networks!

You have a bunch of zombies surrounding your career website right now, and you don’t even know it. They stumble around and look at your content, lurk at your jobs… Get the Rest

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H-1B Visas: Less Sexy Than An IRS Audit

I didn’t know that the immigration system in American is broken because I am clueless. I live in Raleigh, and my husband works in the Research Triangle Park. When you… Get the Rest

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Leadership Lessons From Limp Bizkit

I’m Generation X.  If there was ever any doubt about that, this post should put that doubt to rest. One day last year found me rolling through airports in Baton… Get the Rest

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The Cavaliers Fired The Best Coach In Their History, And What That Reminds Us About Talent

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WEBINAR – Walking Dead: Reviving Your Talent Networks!

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H-1B Visas: Less Sexy Than An IRS Audit

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The Worst Recruiting Job

I worked for a few clients early in my career who “just wanted a body.” In their minds, anyone was better than no one.  Bad breath better than no breath,… Get the Rest

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Women Should Flirt More

FOT Note: Where my ladies at!? This Friday, we’re giving you a golden gift—a blast-from-the-past FOT post you know you want to read again… trust us, it’s so good, it’ll feel… Get the Rest

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Why Your Social Recruiting Efforts Suck

Note from FOT: The best social recruiting efforts give gifts of time, knowledge, community and transparency into the organization you recruit for. Need a story to have it all make sense? Fine…. Get the Rest

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A Compensation Plan Where Everyone Earns More Is… Stupid

When I finished my undergrad, I wanted to be a college professor. Summers off, four or five classes to teach, the opportunity to do research, no high school punks to… Get the Rest

Sourcing

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The Only Skill That Really Matters for Recruiting & Sourcing

While there’s been some slight advances in the tools and technologies available for finding top talent, even the most advanced systems are simply automating what the most effective sourcers and… Get the Rest

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What Happens When An Old School Sourcer Returns To The Game?

I don’t get to listen to the Recruiting Animal Show has often as I like, but I try to catch it whenever the guest is sourcing-focused.  On January 6th (link… Get the Rest

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5 Recruitment Content Marketing Predictions for 2016

I know—you’re a recruiter, so you probably don’t care a ton about content, except, you know, job ads and resumes and social profiles and search results and $hit like that…. Get the Rest

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What’s The Biggest Challenge HR Faces In 2016?

Is there just one challenge for HR in 2016? I was asked that in a recent interview, which was really a speaker audition. In my mind, right now, there’s a… Get the Rest