Recruit like a Marketer: How To Become a Top Employer on Glassdoor

Holland Dombeck McCue Candidate Pool, Culture, Employment Branding and Culture, Good HR, Holland Dombeck, HR & Marketing, in the news, Recruiting

Glassdoor released their seventh annual Employees’ Choice Awards, which honors the Best Places to Work across the U.S. and the UK last week. The report is compiled – and rankings are issued – from an aggregation of valid and approved company reviews submitted to Glassdoor over a 12-month period; for 2015’s list, reviews were aggregated between November 13, 2013 and …

Sackadamus Gives His 2015 Predictions

Tim Sackett Cara Lucas, Change, Digital Interviewing, Good HR, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, HR Technology, in the news, Kris Dunn, Learning and Development, Recruiting, Seat at the Table, SHRM, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett, Training and Development, Uncategorized, Video Interviewing

The Annual Sackadamus FOT Predictions have become legendary, primarily for their uncanny accuracy and for the simple fact no one is willing to go out on such a limb within the industry. Back in 2009, it was I who predicted the take off of video interviewing/video profiles!  I also predicted Healthcare reform would go nowhere, so 50/50 seems to be …

White People and Political Correctness

Kris Dunn Audacious Ideas, Communication, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, in the news, Kris Dunn, Labor, Leadership, Learning, politics

The first thing I want you to know is that this post has nothing to do with with things you might expect based on the title.  Let me give you some examples of things this post is not about: —Ferguson, MO or any of the fallout from that situation (Are there any moderates in this situation I should be reading?) …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

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

Welcome back to another great week with your favorite blogging team! Here are five things to get your week started right: 1. The Incredible Shrinking Incomes of Young Americans: It’s repetitive for some to hear, but important for everybody to know: You can’t explain Millennial economic behavior without explaining that real wages for young Americans have collapsed. 2. How to Know …

Don’t Bash The First Daughters – Another Lesson in Not Being Dumb On Social Media

Jason Pankow Culture, HR, in the news, Jason Pankow, Personal Brand, politics, Pop Culture, Social Media

If you’re reading this, I can assume a few things: You are super smart. You are very good looking. You are active in the social world. This is likely not the first time you have seen this argument.  And, I promise you it will not be the last.  Social media is here to stay.  And even those who try their …

In Defense Of My Alma Mater (Sub: A Quick Rant About FSU)

Holland Dombeck McCue Coaching, College Recruiting, Contingent Workforce, Culture, Current Affairs, Employee Relations, Good HR, Hiring Bias, Holland Dombeck, HR & Sports, in the news, Performance, Sports

I’m a proud alumna of The Florida State University and have taken a lot of heat lately about it. I have taken heat in the grocery store, at the gym, on social media and even in the office. It seems that everyone has an opinion about the infamous Jameis Winston and the Florida State “Criminoles,” and they’re falling over themselves …

Ebola Isn’t A Disease I’m Scared Of

Tim Sackett Audacious Ideas, Current Affairs, Driving Productivity, Good HR, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, in the news, Tim Sackett, Work Life Balance

The hysteria around Ebola in the U.S. right now is understandable. People who contract it have a 70% chance of dying, and the death isn’t pretty—it’s horrific. It’s horror movie kind of stuff.  If I was in West Africa I would be worried; but I’m in Lansing, Michigan, and the only thing I’m worried about is UofM coming in and …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, HR, in the news, This Week in HR

Hi, Everyone! Get your Monday started off with these five must reads: 1. When You Can’t Afford Sleep: Many low-income workers get just four or five hours of rest each day. Research shows their bodies might never recover. 2. Recruit Top Prospects During Their ‘Angry Hours’ — Because Timing Is Everything: If you’re going to be strategic in recruiting, realize that finding top …

Unschooling? Does That Simply Mean UnJobbing?

Jason Pankow Candidate Pool, HR (& Life!) Advice, in the news, Jason Pankow, Job Market, Learning and Development, Uncategorized

Yesterday was a big day for me. It was my son’s very first day of school. First day of kindergarten, in fact. This isn’t little league, anymore. I’m not just making sure I find the right daycare where they will send him back home to me alive and fed. I’m not just sending him to preschool where he plays all …