What We Need Now In HR….A Better Employment Verification System

I guess I’m jaded after all these years–I don’t have a lot of faith in employment verifications or references. Why? They’re supplied by the candidate.  Are they really going to… Get the Rest

Where Do You Want to Find Job Seekers?

Recruiters and sourcers are panicked about the changes on LinkedIn.  It started with limiting free access to candidates and now there are rumors of recruiters ending up in

Kiss My Grit: Why Grit Should Be a Consideration When Hiring

Growing up in the 1970s, I watched the t.v. show Alice.  Each time over-the-top waitress Flo would tell diner owner Mel to "Kiss my grits," I'd laugh.  I

GenX Is Going To Save Recruiting!

I know, I know, I've seen the 3,256 infographics on why Millenials are the second coming of Christ, but let's slow this party down a bit. The Baby

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VIDEO: SmashUps with Aman Brar – Canvas’ Impact on Recruiting

This month on SmashUps, Tim talks with Aman Brar, the CEO of Canvas, a text-based interviewing platform. Tim digs in on how this platform could change the art

Want Affordable, Effective Workers Fast:  Hire “Brandless” Employees.

Companies and agencies are continuously trying to find the “holy grail” of talent:  New hires who can do the job well and come at an affordable salary. As

3 Reasons HR Should Pay Attention to the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal

$13.7 billion buys a lot of organic quinoa. Lots of talk around Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods and what it means for the grocery business, farmers, those whose jobs

Asking for Current Salaries Without Putting Candidates Off

Recruiting is all about talking to people: talking to candidates during the whole process, talking to hiring managers as you move candidates along, talking to your teammates about

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The Day The Google Died

OK, died might be strong.  But contracted a fatal disease that will one day make it perish?  Accurate... If there's one thing we know through the annuals of time

Kicking It Old School

There is an email that occasionally makes the circuit in the HR community.  The content of this email is an amusing excerpt from a 1940’s transportation magazine article