Baby Boomers Leaving Doesn’t Equal Lack of Workers!

You’re finally feeling it, aren’t you?  Those older workers, the ones we call the Baby Boomers, are finally retiring. The great famed “White Wave” is upon us, about ten years… Get the Rest


The HR Gateway Drug = Candidate Experience

Today we are gonna stir the pot a little on a topic most HR pros still need a 101 on---it’s called Candidate Experience (CE). My company, Daxko, just

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Four Things that Make a Business Builder

Twitter is in the news a lot lately, with the return of Jack Dorsey as its CEO. Some stories revolve around Dorsey and his relationship with Fred Wilson, a


Two Weevils (The Lesser Of)

"Your 10am interview is here; shall I send her back?" "Give me 5 minutes---let me look over her résumé again." Looking at this candidate's background, it's clear that I better


Make a Bloody Decision Already

Say what you will about Amazon and their culture—they’ve got the foundation right and I freaking LOVE the company. Yep, I’m a fan and even if they worked


Candidate Experience Is Not A Product

Fun fact: I own the trademark on the “slogan” (their term) candidate experience in the United States. I’m pretty sure that it’s unenforceable, but I’ve got the paperwork


Candidates Who Over-Talk May Need To Work Elsewhere

“You talk too much. You never shut up.” - Run DMC To shut a candidate up or not to shut a candidate up? That is the question. A question,


How To Leverage Human-Centered Design In Your Employment Brand Strategy

I learned the back-story on LinkedIn Pulse today from the leader of an Innovation Lab I’m participating in. I didn’t fact-check, so here’s my historically accurate version of


The 5 Best Cultural Fit Scenes from Hollywood…

Cultural fit. You know it's real, but you hate it when a hiring manager who is an absolute dufus goes with the most general feedback possible: "I just didn't

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Why Your Social Recruiting Efforts Suck

Note from FOT: The best social recruiting efforts give gifts of time, knowledge, community and transparency into the organization you recruit for. Need a story to have it all make