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Even Apple Needs to Get Their Employer Brand Game On.

I got an Apple watch from my hubby, and I returned it. That’s another blog post. But while standing at the Apple store waiting for someone to help me, I… Get the Rest


Employer Brand Job, Anyone?

An interesting thing is happening right now… there are more employer brand jobs open now than ever. EVER. I haven’t seen anything like it in the past few

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The HR Technology Nightmare That’s Keeping You Up At Night…

I saw a post on FB the other week for the venerable Gerry Crispin that gave me the shivers because it hit way too close to home. He shared the experience

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Ugly is OK. Embrace the Ugly.

We’re a hot mess, and you’re going to want to come work here…  said no company career website ever. Right? But when it comes to your recruiting efforts, what

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Ugh… These EQ Skills Are Following Me Home!

One of the things I’ve been working on professionally has been relationship building. Especially in a huuuuge matrixed environment. Especially with so many outside partners in the work

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Just Because You Can, Doesn't Mean You Should – Do Your Research

It seems like hardly a day goes by that I don’t get a call or email from an HR or recruiting technology vendor who has something to sell

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You Voted? Great! So Talk to Me About the Results – Please!

Election Day – it’s done and over with. Maybe your guy won. Maybe your guy didn't Regardless, we’re all winners because the races are over which means


Cultural Awareness 101 a la Gangnam Style!

Some things get lost in translation. Let’s talk about that. First – let’s get it out of the way. Who hasn’t seen the video Gangnam Style at this point? You


Revisiting Social Recruiting Metrics + ROI

A few years ago I wrote a blog post on measuring ROI and metrics for social recruiting. Just for kicks, I went back to look at the list


Engagement Is Real – And You Help Make It So.

So my FOT colleague William Tincup thinks "engagement" is a bunch of crock. I beg to differ. What can I say? My glass is half full. A few baseline notes which