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 loved grits,… Get the Rest

Should You Always Pick Talent Over Trust?

That's a loaded/trick question. You probably reacted to that by thinking, "We have nothing if we don't have trust."  To me, I'm not sure - I think it depends

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

Moneyball for the Talent Function

Turnover continues to be a problem, engagement at an almost all-time low (if you don’t believe me check with The Gallup Organization), and very little has been done

Key Component To Talent Strategy: A Proper Goodbye

The HR space talks about Talent Acquisition a lot. How to attract candidates, how to source candidates, how make the candidate experience exceptional. Just venturing a guess, but

Leadership. It’s Always the Answer

How many of you are in the throes of strategy planning and budgeting for 2017?  It's also talent review, total rewards and expense management season.  Oh, and for

VIDEO: SmashUps with Kyle Lagunas – The State of Talent Acquisition

Welcome to Smashups, brought to you by the recruitment marketing pros at Smashfly! Each month, our host, Tim Sackett, will chat with a featured guest on ways you can better attract

Election Day as a Paid Holiday? This Is a Workplace Benefit We Need a Lot More Of

The older I get, the more I find that I treasure one long-standing workplace benefit. Yes, let's hear it for the three day holiday weekend. I'm thrilled anytime I can

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Lars Schmidt – Thinking Like a Startup

Check out the latest episode of No Scrubs below as Dawn Burke riffs with Lars Schmidt, founder of Amplify Talent, on her latest post where she explores her hypothesis that corporate

To Be A Great Internal Recruiting Shop: Think Like A Startup

“You don’t need to have a 100-person company to develop that idea”