Talent Acquisition Is The Only HR Function That Matters

Sorda. I’m a generalist. I’m a grinder. I’m a leader. As a generalist at heart I do it all. Many of you do as well. So when I’m asked what… Get the Rest

Safe HR Topics for Troubled Times

Unless you're living in a cave, you are up-to-speed on all the latest problems in the world. From the bombings in Baghdad to gun violence in America, there

3-Step Approach For Responding To Employee Concerns

Company leadership receives input from employees in a variety of formats: Engagement surveys, pulse-check forums, rumors heard in the hallway, supervisors reporting what their teams are saying, etc.

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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