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5 Ways to Botch a Hiring Decision

The tide has turned.  It’s officially a candidate’s market, which means you need to be even more on your game when it comes to hiring decisions.  Think you’re going to… Get the Rest

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Why Leaders Can Take Vacations, Even Us Americans

It's August. Europe is on holiday. I'm just back from a week+ vacation myself. While away, I came across this article explaining why Europeans are better at taking

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Scrap The Cat Pics If You Want To Be Taken Seriously

I attended a HR forum recently with some decent topics and speakers.  There was good energy in the room, most everyone was engaged and then... the cat picture! A

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What Does “Having It All” Mean for HR?

Let's face it.  There are a lot of women in HR.  There are also fewer women at the top, as with other professions.  When women do get to

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When the Heat’s On, How Do You Deal with Adversity?

"The heat is on, the heat is on The heat is on, it's on the street The heat is on." I'm guessing Glenn Frey's song and Nelly's "Hot in Herre" were

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3 Hard Interview Lessons Learned Johnny Football Style

Johnny "Football" Manziel just experienced the toughest interview process of his life: the NFL Draft.  After much hype about being picked #1---or at the very least going in

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Pay to Quit. Pay to Stay. Or Just Pay Me to Work For An Awesome Boss.

Jeff Bezos, Founder & CEO of Amazon, boldly announced he was cloning the Zappos practice of offering employees money to leave.  He outlined the program in his annual

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5 Questions Top HR Leaders Should Be Asking

Questions.  As HR pros, our daily lives are surrounded by questions.  Interview questions.  Investigation questions.  Comp questions.  Why-would- an-employee-pee-on-the-bathroom-wall questions. Have you ever taken time to think about more

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10 Signs You’ve Outgrown Your HR Person

I spent Spring Break outside of Austin, Texas. It was chill. Everyone was recovering from SXSW or from the crowd of non-Texans who invaded the city. Austin

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What Does Your First Job Say About You?

For whatever reason, I was eager to start working.  My friends gave me a hard time as they were hanging out and sleeping in while I was up