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7 Tips To Ensure Success In HR

I don’t know about you, but I would have killed for someone to sit me down when I started my career in HR and simply tell me how to be… Get the Rest

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Egg Hunting Advice That Could Change Your Career

My daughter is four, so Easter is a big deal. Still second to Christmas, but Santa doesn't bring HUGE chocolate bunnies so... he might drop a notch this

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How Recruiters Get Promoted

Like a lot of folks, I fell into recruiting. I did not go to college to be a recruiter. Instead, I wanted to be an astronaut. A life

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Good to Great: Thinking About Employee Development Plans for Your Team…

You expect me to give it to you straight, right?  Of course you do. The biggest lie that HR ever told the world is that it's important to treat

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5 Things You Should Know This Week

Welcome back to another great week! Get your Monday started right with these 5 must-reads: 1. Why CMOs Need To Adopt A New Marketing Ecosystem: It requires showing what is real

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HR 101- Survival Guide

Over the holidays I got a chance to speak with a green-as-grass, brand new HR Pro.  It was fun to speak with someone who has all that new-job

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How Much Do We Really Need To Know About Our Candidates?

So, I've just dropped in my post for my favorite tools and gizmos of 2014 and I think there's something to be said about the Connectifier, 360Social, and

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Nerd Fights, Inferiority Complexes and Data Analysis

HR pros, and especially all of us bloggers, will often poke fun at ourselves, teasing about picnic planning, seats at tables and dress codes. I use the technique

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Of Bucket Lists and B.S.

I'm not a natural born speaker---I was trained at my alma mater.  More like a trial by fire in a required speech class.  Every day of class you

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4 Useless Things Career Advisers Tell You

Over the weekend I caught this kind of interesting piece debunking much of what the investment advice industry tells its clients (that is you and me), The Four