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What eHarmony Can Teach Us About Finding The Employee-Employer Match Made In Heaven

I signed up for eHarmony.com. Yes, I’m still happily married to my baby’s daddy whose birth I wrote about for FOT a few months back.  And he’s actually sitting with… Get the Rest

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How to Tell If A Recruiter Can Be Your Next HR Manager…

Editor's Note: We're coming off a great webinar yesterday at FOT, sponsored by our good friends at Chequed.com. If you couldn't make it, click the badge in the

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Show Me The Shekels

My buddy KD just wrote a piece about the importance of the Employee Development Plan when targeting the performance "middle-class." It makes a lot of sense; you have

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Calling It Like It Is

My conversation with my daughter this morning: Daughter:  "Mommy, you are just a little beautiful today." Me:  "Well, I think you are completely beautiful.  Why am I just a little?" Daughter:

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Win the War for Talent: Double Down on Benefits

If you haven't heard, we are in a war for talent. I spend my time with recruiters and HR professionals who don't know how to compete with big

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To Define Your Culture, Purposely Hire An Asshole

If you are offended by this term, Robert Sutton in his book The No Asshole Rule writes this is the only word appropriate in this context. Why? “There is an emotional

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Use These 3 Marketing Skills To Attract Top Talent

Fact: We live in a revolutionary time. We want things faster, better, and immediately like never before. With our 24/7 world, reaching talent from the start has never

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Recruit Like A Marketer: Surprise and Delight (Then Reap The Social Reward!)

Yesterday Uber partnered with the Animal Planet to bring adorable and adoptable puppies to offices in a handful of major metropolitan cities in their footprint. While the offer

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3 Ways To A Championship Interview

Interview blunders.  We all have the stories.  One of my recent favorites: Guy candidate who couldn't hold it any longer went #2 in the urinal vs. waiting for a

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5 Things You Should Have In Your ATS Messaging to Avoid Looking Like an ***

FOT Note: This post is sponsored by the good folks at CareerBuilder.com, who care so much about the world of recruiting and human resources that they've become an annual