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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 I do…. Get the Rest

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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


I See You, Amazon.Com – Nice Move. Almost.

Okay. So some folks in the tech space and others in the recruiting or employer brand space are all in a tizzy. Jeff Bezos put a letter out


Social Media + Employer Brand Fun in China

Big ups to me. This week I wrapped up a pretty cool initiative that such a smashing success that I just have to share… watch this video first


Friday Rant: ATS Providers, You Stink.

So here’s an idea I’m stuck on these days – creating solutions with the user in mind first and foremost, not technology. User first. Always. And in our


I Can’t Stop Thinking About…

I have writer’s block. I’ve got nothing witty or insightful in me. I’m so focused on the day to day at hand, the work in front of me