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Is Your Feedback an April Fools’ Joke?

April Fools’ Day is a fun tradition of fooling others into believing something that isn’t true. It’s mostly harmless and in good fun. It’s less harmless when this becomes the… Get the Rest

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The Most Important Part of Recruiting Is… Wait For It… It’s…

Not sourcing. Dear God, did I write that? I did. Sourcing is not the most important part of recruiting a candidate. It's part of it, yes. But the most

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Job Hopping Recruiters: The New Normal or Just Bad?

Up front disclaimers: Job hopping articles get people wound the heck up. This one shouldn’t—I tried to stick to logic and some well-reasoned opinions. This post isn’t about

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Are You Brave Enough To Teach Leaders To Not Treat Everyone Equally?

Leadership slang time, people. Let's give you a term you can text your fellow HR/Talent pros in response to hearing that they're stuck in a time-suck they shouldn't be in. The term/acronym?

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Kids Can Build A Better Talent Network Than You!

I've been around youth athletics for almost twenty years.  All of my sons have been involved in various sports and travel teams.  I was first exposed to youth

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What To Do When Struggling With a Jerk at Work

Unfortunately, many of us will eventually have to work with someone we don’t get along with. Most of us will believe this other person is incompetent (or rude

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You’re Not Direct; You’re Just Rude

We all know them – those folks who pride themselves on “telling it like it is” and “not beating around the bush.” They are in our families, social

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I Miss ERE Media

The world of HR blogging is messy, and the streets of the HR social world are littered with the decaying bodies of failed websites, broken media partnerships, and

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An Overlooked Practice For Motivating Employees

Much has been written about the need to motivate your workforce. Today’s workers are skilled, versatile, risk-seeking, and mobile. You have to motivate the A-players to want to

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WEBINAR: Top 10 Ways To Use Glassdoor For Good (Not Evil)

Let’s face it. HR pros have a long history of being uncomfortable with sites like Glassdoor.com. After all, the only people that use Glassdoor.com and sites like it are disgruntled ex-employees that you