Don’t Post and Pray, Give Thanks Instead

Thanksgiving is just as much about gratitude as it is about tradition, football, and turkey. On a personal level, I am grateful my health, financial security, family and freedom. On… Get the Rest

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Why Your Social Recruiting Efforts Suck

Note from FOT: The best social recruiting efforts give gifts of time, knowledge, community and transparency into the organization you recruit for. Need a story to have it all make


Summertime… And The Demos Are Easy.

Summer is here.  Time to get my sourcing demos on... I tend to hoard these demos until summer, thinking work will be lighter then. It's not.  So I

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Pack It In The Beach Bag! Social Media Recruitment by Andy Headworth

A little over a year ago, Andy Headworth of Sirona Consulting, asked me if I'd contribute a section to his newest recruiting book, Social Media Recruitment: How to

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Candidate Tip O’ The Week: Just say No Thank You….

Last summer, my oldest daughter worked in a daycare. Forty hours a week, sometimes split shifts, and a lot of times... the poop work. Literally. She had a great


Egg Hunting Advice That Could Change Your Career

My daughter is four, so Easter is a big deal. Still second to Christmas, but Santa doesn't bring HUGE chocolate bunnies so... he might drop a notch this


Accessibility Is Everything In The Recruiting World Today

A little background here: I've been searching the Internet for candidates since the dark ages, aka 1997.  I became a social media sourcing devotee in 2008 when I was

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HR For The Future – This Is The Stuff You SHOULD Study…

Put down the book on FMLA and anything else remotely associated with administrivia in your organization. I’m going to point you to something that is probably more important

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The Most Perfect You

Okay, time to fess up.  I'm NOT perfect.  I know I know... this probably comes as a great shock to many of you.  <ahem, sarcasm>  Recently, I did something

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LinkedIn Influencer – FOT Style

So, I'm guessing many of you know about LinkedIn's Influencers.  These are usually folks like: Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Jack Welch, Deepak Chopra, Barack Obama, Jeff Weiner (LinkedIn's