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Using Talent Data For The First Time… It’s Complicated.

Um, yeah. Talent Analytics, Data analysis, Big Data, Small Data. Heard about them? Of course you have. Lots of folks are on the HR circuit talking about data or selling… Get the Rest

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Analytics Gone Wild – Increase In Talent

One cool thing about going to a bunch of HR and Talent conferences in the spring is you get to hear what everyone is doing around the world.

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Recruiting: Your Little Brother Is All Grown-Up

Work in big corporations long enough and you start to recognize the caste system inherent in the professional community. R&D is indispensable, Manufacturing has to actually make the ideas come to

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You’re Boring Me

My freshman year of college, I lived in a high-rise dorm in the middle of the hood. I loved every minute of it. My favorite part, however, was

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Your Next Great HR Hire? A Marketing Pro.

Necessity is the mother of invention. Shifting work landscapes has demanded HR shops, including the recruiting function, change their value prop from policy police to talent acquisition, engagement and

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Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation

You probably saw the internet dust-up a few weeks ago when Talia Jane (formerly of Yelp) posted an Open Letter to My CEO where, among other things, she

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What I Learned From AC/DC

If you read my bio,  you know I'm a music fan.  In particular, I get excited by loud, vibrant and heart-stopping tunes.  So when a former colleague messaged

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Employers Love Lesbians 9% More Than Heterosexual Women

I love research. This is from a recent study by Economist: "Research into this area is tricky; getting decent data is hard, and asking people to reveal their sexual

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Regional HR Models Suck

I have been a regional HR leader more times in my life than I care to admit. Early in my career, I was a "regional HR generalist" because I

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HR TIP: Facebook Still Kickin’ And Working

I had an HR Pro who totally “gets it”---whom I really, really like and completely respect---tell me he doesn’t do Facebook. Hmmm. Actually, I get it and don’t