How Do You Tell Someone They Suck?

Every Monday morning we have a recruiter meeting at HRU, the contract, technical staffing company I run. I get asked a lot, “What do you do?” Which makes me laugh… Get the Rest

Candidates Who Over-Talk May Need To Work Elsewhere

“You talk too much. You never shut up.” – Run DMC To shut a candidate up or not to shut a candidate up? That is the question. A question, as… Get the Rest

3 Things Glassdoor Taught Me

About a year ago, I started to manage our corporate Glassdoor account. Seemed like the perfect responsibility for me to assume; I lead our Talent Acquisition department, I love to… Get the Rest

HR’s New Motto: “Memento te Esse Iniuriam”

 “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Ferris Bueller 1986 That infamous line is now 32 years old…. Get the Rest

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VIDEO: SmashUps with Rob Kelly – What’s In An ATS?

This month on SmashUps, Tim Sackett chews the HR fat with Rob Kelly, co-founder and CEO of Ongig, a company whose mission it is “to make job ads awesome”. Every… Get the Rest

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When Training Is Acquired By HR

Let’s face it—one of the things that gets slung on the world of HR at some point is the Training Department. What type of training you ask? Well, the circle… Get the Rest

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

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How Do You Tell Someone They Suck?

Every Monday morning we have a recruiter meeting at HRU, the contract, technical staffing company I run. I get asked a lot, “What do you do?” Which makes me laugh… Get the Rest

What We Need Now In HR….A Better Employment Verification System

I guess I’m jaded after all these years–I don’t have a lot of faith in employment verifications or references. Why? They’re supplied by the candidate.  Are they really going to… Get the Rest

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