Nerd Fights, Inferiority Complexes and Data Analysis

RJ Morris Career Paths, HR, HR & Marketing, Influence, RJ Morris

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 often in my workplace, making sure that people know that I don’t take myself too seriously. To a point, that’s ok. There is, however, a fine line between self-effacing humor and an …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, HR, HR & Marketing, This Week in HR

Welcome back to another great week with your favorite blogging team. Get back into your post-turkey groove with these 5 must-reads: 1. The Battle for Global Recruiting Domination: Indeed vs. LinkedIn: With over 300 million profiles and presence in 200 countries, LinkedIn seems to be the dominant player for global recruitment. But there is competition from a new kid on the block. …

Breast Cancer Awareness Month and HR

Laurie Ruettimann Current Affairs, HR, HR & Marketing, Laurie Ruettimann, The HR Profession

Did you know that Betty Ford had a mastectomy in 1974 and was one of the first women in America to speak openly about her illness and recovery? It is hard to remember history when you are young and healthy, but it was only forty years ago that breast cancer was considered an invisible disease. Forty years, people! Most women …

Recruit Like A Marketer: Add These 5 Marketers To Your Headcount

Holland Dombeck McCue Holland Dombeck, HR, HR & Marketing, Recruiting, Talent Strategy, The HR Profession, Working With Recruiters

If you’ve read it in a blog post once, you’ve seen it re-tweeted, re-shared and re-posted 1000x. Recruiting=marketing. Or to some degree, recruiters should adopt elements of marketing into their strategy for continued success. But with the average recruiter already wearing multiple hats—sourcer, recruiter, account manager—asking them to tackle marketing while they’re at it feels like an unfair request. I …

Recruit Like a Marketer: Retarget Your Recruiting Budget Into Retargeting

Holland Dombeck McCue Holland Dombeck, HR & Marketing, Recruiting, Talent Strategy, Web/Tech

On a scale of zero to very limited, I fall about dead center when it comes to possessing any traditional recruiting experience.  As a result, pulling from a background in B2B marketing, coupled with taking a hat tip from my consumer marketing group, has become a common theme in my approach to helping the team I support. One of the …

Which HR Meme Are You?

William Tincup Audacious Ideas, Culture, Good HR, HR, HR & Marketing, Personal Brand, Seat at the Table, William Tincup

Let’s face it… we’re all cartoon caricatures even when we’re not trying to be. You’re a meme, I’m a meme and everyone we know is a meme. Let’s have fun with it. In Buzzfeed fashion, let’s analyze some of the different HR memes we encounter at work. For time and memorial, let’s answer the question: What’s your HR meme? Streisand …

FOT List: The Top 5 Recruiters Who Are Great Marketers

Kris Dunn HR & Marketing, Kris Dunn, Recruiting, Webinar, Working With Recruiters

Everybody loves lists.  Tim Sackett hates them.  But now that he’s on them, he hates them less. We’ve got a webinar tomorrow at FOT called “The Recruiter Makeover: 7 Ways Recruiters Can Reinvent Themselves as Marketers” (click the link to join us).   The webinar is sponsored by our friends at Jobvite, and we’re going to be digging hard into all …

The CYA Report E59: When HR Leaders Leave HR for Greatness [PODCAST]

Kris Dunn Cara Lucas, HR & Marketing, Kris Dunn, Podcast

What’s up people? If there’s one thing that intrigues HR pros, it’s doing something other than HR.  I was lucky enough to spend some time on this week’s podcast with one of my favorite crossover HR pros, Katy Theroux.  Katy’s done it all after starting in HR – operations, marketing, etc.  She’s a rock star who was prepared for doing …

Challenge the HR You Know

Kathy Rapp Career Paths, Change, Executive Search, HR & Marketing, Kathy Rapp, Leadership, Organizational Development, Recruiting

If you caught a few ads during the Super Bowl on Sunday, you probably noticed Lawrence Fishburne reprising his role as Morpheus from “The Matrix” for a Kia ad.  The ad was introducing the K900, Kia’s new luxury sedan. If you’re like me, “Kia” and “luxury” don’t find themselves in the same sentence, which is why this commercial actually rocked …