What We Need Now In HR….A Better Employment Verification System

I guess I’m jaded after all these years–I don’t have a lot of faith in employment verifications or references. Why? They’re supplied by the candidate.  Are they really going to… Get the Rest

Where Do You Want to Find Job Seekers?

Recruiters and sourcers are panicked about the changes on LinkedIn.  It started with limiting free access to candidates and now there are rumors of recruiters ending up in

Employee Relations Moment of Truth: We All Fail

Do you know how I got into HR? I wanted to work with people. Every time I think about that sentence these days, "I want to work with people",

It’s Been 20 Years…Where Is Online Sourcing Now?

It's interesting as a working mother when pivotal career moments time with my children.  My middle child was the impetus for my career in sourcing.  I had been

From Gen X to Gen Z….7 Pieces of Advice on your Graduation

Graduation is weighing heavily on my mind this week. Like many of you, we are celebrating as my oldest graduates from college on Saturday. It's one of those moments

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Can You Choose Your Work/Life Balance? 3 Actions To Take

Can you? In this world where we are always on, is it possible to draw a line in the proverbial sand and give yourself that desired balance?  To

Hi, My Name Is…Low-Hanging Fruit

Yep - that's me! The Low-Hanging Fruit on the LinkedIn tree. What's it like being in Talent Acquisition and low-hanging fruit? Well, you're popular with a variety of people.

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To Tell or Not To Tell….I Spy a TYPO in Your Resume

Oh....that is a question. Tell the candidate? Don't tell the candidate? I mean really, attention to detail is key in most jobs. Especially anything executive level. Certainly anything administrative.

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On the Phone Again…

I am on the phone again...talking to people. IRL. Shocking I know. 18 years of being tucked away, often called "secret weapon" or "best kept secret" (laugh hysterically

You source? You recruit? You should listen to THIS podcast.

This is my new favorite podcast....AirSource. Featuring the one and only Katharine Robinson, a legendary sourcer, trainer and of course notable SourceCon Grandmaster. Killing it with a British accent