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How To Negotiate Like A 4-Year-Old… And Win

My daughter has her first loose tooth. She’s four, so it’s a bit early… but her dentist indicated it’s all genetic. So rest assured it’s not because she’s noshing on… Get the Rest

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The Evolution of Hiring: Do It Differently

One of my favorite cartoons as a kid was The Jetsons.  George and family living in the sky, flying cars and best of all... Rosie, the loveable robot

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Offer Declined: What To Make Of Candidates Turning You Down

The National Basketball Association’s player free agency period opened on July 1st, (this is the first day that players with expired contracts can enter into new contract negotiations

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Yes, I Heard About That. Very Sad. So, Are You Open To A New Opportunity?

Here is a question for you as an HR/Talent professional: Is there ever any circumstance where it is not okay to cold call into a company or to

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VIDEO: Melva Tate on “Simplifying the Hiring Process”

Overcomplification-ism... ation? That's a thing, right? Well, if it isn't, seems like the HR and recruiting industry does better than most at making it one. In the video above, Dawn

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3 FREE Tools: Recruit like a Marketer by Training Like a Marketer

If you’ve read it in a blog post once, you’ve seen it re-tweeted, re-shared and re-posted 1000x. Recruiting=marketing. Or to some degree, recruiters should adopt elements of marketing into

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Better Recruiters Channel Their Inner Chimpanzee

You want to be a better recruiter? You want to quit overcomplicating your recruiting process? Sit back, reflect, simplify. And channel your inner chimpanzee. I had the great pleasure

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Location: Montana Backcountry
Date: 2_4_2010

Driving in The Fog

I love my guts. Seriously. I'm the first to admit that for much of my career, a large part of my success as a staffing professional and/or generalist relied on

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Do I Want To Work In HR There?

Interesting read here about the questions you should ask before joining a start-up. Having 3+ start-ups under my belt, I can tell you I agree with most of

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Overcoming Stereotypes: Attractive Women Can’t Code

This week, Microsoft is hosting Codess on campus in Redmond.  Codess is a networking event for women engineers---a place where they can get together and learn, mentor, and