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They Did Not Suck: 5 Rules For Saying Why You Got Fired or Left Your Last Job

Gather round the monitor kids, because I’m about to break off some knowledge that a lot of you don’t fully understand. Let’s start with a general rule: If you’re interviewing… Get the Rest

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MARCH MADNESS TALENT LESSONS: Slapping Players is Just Part of My Leadership Charm!

I'm starting this post with an animated GIF below.  Email subscribers need to click through to see it.  Do that now if you need to, because this post

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Lessons in Leadership from Limp Bizkit

It's all about the he says she says bulls**t I think you better quit Lettin' sh*t slip Or you'll be leaving with a fat lip -Fred Durst I'm Generation X.  If there was

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How to Beat Weak Hiring Managers When You Interview

If you're like me, you've routinely got friends, family and colleagues asking you for career advice.  When it comes to the topic of interviewing, I'm on record as

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True Diversity Can’t Be Achieved If You’re Still a School Pedigree Snob…

Hang out around diversity groups/conferences/think-tanks long enough, and you're sure to have your view of diversity widened.  The line of thinking goes that diversity transcends Title 7 classification,

Kris Dunn Reviews “The Founder” (Starring Michael Keaton as McDonald’s Founder Ray Kroc)

Last weekend I had a choice to make.  Go to La La Land with my wife and mother-in-law, or play the "man-up" card, save my father-in-law and go

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“Do You Want To Be Here?” and Other Loaded Questions Heard From Managers of People

There's a list of questions somewhere. When your manager fires one of these questions at you, it's a signal of the following: --You're not as special to the organization

“He’s a Good Guy, Except For The Jihad”… (The Burden of Action in HR)

If you can't see the tweet above this line, enable images.  It's worth it. I was chilling out reading the Wall Street Journal (#humblebrag) during the the South's latest

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A Very Special Christmas Eve Story From the HR Capitalist…

Capitalist Note: This story is a Christmas Eve tradition at the HR Capitalist. Merry Christmas... Tomorrow is Christmas Eve. Time for anticipation. Time for reflection. Time for an outrageous demand towards

Is Your Talent Strategy Krzyzewski or Calipari-Flavored?

You think this is going to be a sports post. Trust me, it's more about you than it is about sports. Simple question - Is Your Talent Strategy more