The Headhunters Are Coming … Are You Ready?

The Assassins lay in wait.  The Ninjas hone their resolve.  The Samurai sharpen their swords in silence.  Yes, it is time — like the “White Walkers” on HBO’s ‘Game of… Get the Rest

911 Is a Joke … And So Are Most Performance Assessments…

Get up, get, get down... 911 is a joke in yo' town. Unfortunately, so are the majority of performance assessments. And no, it doesn't take sporting a Viking Helmet to

HR Psychographics: “Observable Distaste for Team Sports” While Clinging to Empty Relics of “Human Capital”…

I don't know about any of you, but I'm straight-up interested in the upcoming research about How HR Thinks and Feels. And if you think I'm saying this

“Small Worlds” Thinking: Breakin’ Down the Talent Pools…

Need some Recruiting & Sourcing Juice to get you going these days?  Feel like you're connecting with lots of people in the Talent Pool, but they're not yielding

02/14/11 – The Day IBM’s Watson Tapped Out the Boolean Cash Cow…

Within the Recruiting, Sourcing, Talent Acquisition, and HR World, February 14 was likely a day that came and went without much notice. Yet make no mistake - 02/14/11

A CEO Keeps It Real — Here’s Why We Should Love It

Last September, Stephen Elop, former Head of Business Development at Microsoft, was hired into Nokia as their new turnaround CEO. My guess is that he took the last

TheLadders: More Cirque Du Soleil Than Evil Empire…

Many of you know that a few of us FOT Peeps attended the #PositionAccomplished Summit at The Standard Hotel in the Meatpacking District of New York City last

No Applications, Only Commitments: A Thought on “Employer Branding”

"We don't accept applications.  Only commitments." Some messages are profound in their simplicity, leaving a clear and distinct impression. Some messages burn into our pysche and kindle our desire

When “Losing Bob” Is More than Just “Losing Bob” …

It's a cold Monday morning as Suzy sips her first cup of coffee for the day and reflects on her surprise when Bob turned in his notice last

When It Comes to Social Recruiting, ROI Stinks As a Worthwhile Measure…

ROI ("Return on Investment").  We just gotta get us some 'cuz it feels so good.  It's become the drug we believe is going to solve all our business