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Hired 4 Life

This article will make your brain hurt, but the payoff will be… well, hopefully… worth it. Imagine a different world for the next 5 minutes. Imagine that with every single… Get the Rest

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

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 –

Nostradamos

Sackadamus Gives His 2015 Predictions

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

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Crapadappadoo! What Sourcing Tool Did I Miss In 2014?

It's December and I'm taking stock... stock of my tools and gizmos to source.  I'm not the only one---float into any sourcing chat or group, and you'll see

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Don’t Count Out The Unlikely

Dirk Nowitzki made history last week.  He scored enough points to pass my guy, the incredible Hakeem Olajuwon and move into 9th place on the NBA's career scoring

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My Taylor Swift Letter To The Exec Who Rejected Us

I had an executive turn down an offer from us quite a while ago. My initial, immature reaction: "Bastard." I’m kidding, of course. A little. I was angry and

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Negotiation/Influence Skills Separate Average HR Pros From Great Ones…

Tim Sackett and I reprised a deck we've delivered multiple times (including at SHRM National) last week on a HR Executive Magazine webinar sponsored by our friends at

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The 3 “Fs” of Universal Hiring

I've worked for global Fortune 500 organizations.  I've worked for a private holding company.  I've also "done" three startups. I bring some street cred to this blog as

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Of Bucket Lists and B.S.

I'm not a natural born speaker---I was trained at my alma mater.  More like a trial by fire in a required speech class.  Every day of class you

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Bigfoot, The Easter Bunny, The Tooth Fairy and Passive Candidates

/begin rant/ We've been lied to. About all these things: Bigfoot was made up for a couple of reasons: (1) to create a missing link between gorillas and humans... for the evolutionists