bucket list

Of Bucket Lists and B.S.

I’m not a natural born speaker—I was trained at my alma mater.  More like a trial by fire in a required speech class.  Every day of class you had the… Get the Rest

FSU

In Defense Of My Alma Mater (Sub: A Quick Rant About FSU)

I’m a proud alumna of The Florida State University and have taken a lot of heat lately about it. I have taken heat in the grocery store, at the gym,… Get the Rest

whackingday

HR Initiatives Fall Apart in the Middle

Your CEO loves HR. He is your number one fan. When it comes to initiatives such as performance management and wellness, he believes in your ideas. He knows you have… Get the Rest

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Ebola Isn’t A Disease I’m Scared Of

The hysteria around Ebola in the U.S. right now is understandable. People who contract it have a 70% chance of dying, and the death isn’t pretty—it’s horrific. It’s horror movie… Get the Rest

passive candidates

Bigfoot, The Easter Bunny, The Tooth Fairy and Passive Candidates

/begin rant/ We’ve been lied to. About all these things: Bigfoot was made up for a couple of reasons: (1) to create a missing link between gorillas and humans… for the evolutionists… Get the Rest

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In Defense Of My Alma Mater (Sub: A Quick Rant About FSU)

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HR Initiatives Fall Apart in the Middle

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Ebola Isn’t A Disease I’m Scared Of

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Carol

Like Carol From The Walking Dead, Even Great Leaders Mess Up Sometimes

First of all, if you haven’t watched the season premier of The Walking Dead, come back to read this after. This is a talent blog, not a spoiler site. Now…… Get the Rest

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Drawing The Dotted Line

Showing my age here, but I can remember a time when The Big Chill was actually a movie considered by many to be an instant classic. Whatever your recollection of the movie… 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

myths

5 Common Myths Employees Have About HR & Recruiting

I know many of you run into the same thing. You introduce yourself to someone in a non-professional setting—say a neighborhood picnic or some other social gathering. The person finds… Get the Rest

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bucket list

Of Bucket Lists and B.S.

I’m not a natural born speaker—I was trained at my alma mater.  More like a trial by fire in a required speech class.  Every day of class you had the… Get the Rest

sourcing teachers

It’s Easy Peasy to Source Teachers These Days… 4 Strategies to Get You Started

It’s not often I do follow-up posts, but I got a lot of mail after last month’s Back-To-School Night Reveals New Sites to Source … from recruiters that need to… Get the Rest

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Let Your Sourcer Be All They Can Be…

Have you seen this tweet from one of my favorite people at FOT?             I love it. You’d think I’d be pissed—at least mildly irritated…. Get the Rest

sourcing

Back-To-School Night Reveals New Sites to Source

You may or may not know that I’m the mom of three—ages 11 to 19—all girls.  The first week of school is hammered with back-to-school nights, orientations, forms and more… Get the Rest