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On the Phone Again…

I am on the phone again…talking to people. IRL. Shocking I know. 18 years of being tucked away, often called “secret weapon” or “best kept secret” (laugh hysterically here), sourcing… Get the Rest

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3 Things Great Recruiters (and Waiters) Never Say

Waiting tables got me through college, being a recruiter got me through my early years in Human Resources. I was much better at one than the other, which

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Lessons in Leadership from Limp Bizkit

It's all about the he says she says bulls**t I think you better quit Lettin' sh*t slip Or you'll be leaving with a fat lip -Fred Durst I'm Generation X.  If there was

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How Should We Break Up Sourcing and Recruiting?

We suck as talent acquisition leaders. We suck because we don't share with each other all of our failures! One of the biggest TA failures over the past

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How to Beat Weak Hiring Managers When You Interview

If you're like me, you've routinely got friends, family and colleagues asking you for career advice.  When it comes to the topic of interviewing, I'm on record as

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What I Love About Recruiting – A Valentine’s Day Poem

I got into recruiting because I wanted to help people. You gave me that recruiting. I stayed in recruiting because I wanted to buy a big house. You gave

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True Diversity Can’t Be Achieved If You’re Still a School Pedigree Snob…

Hang out around diversity groups/conferences/think-tanks long enough, and you're sure to have your view of diversity widened.  The line of thinking goes that diversity transcends Title 7 classification,

PODCAST: Turning the Tables: Recruiting Recruiters feat. Jay Kuhns

Your recruiting team is headed into vast, uncharted territory. It's great for business, but might be too much for your team, as is, to handle. What's a leader to

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Tim Sackett – A Call To Arms For Recruiters

Check out the latest episode of No Scrubs below, featuring host Dawn Burke and her guest Tim Sackett, Fistful of Talent contributor and President at HRU Technical Resources. They're throwing back to

Secret Recipe For Great Hiring: Make Leaders Finger Lickin’ Good, Y’all

“Just give him some wood and he’ll build you a cabinet.” --Beastie Boys, Finger Lickin’ Good. Talent Acquisition Specialists, time to look in the mirror for 2017. How do you