The Connection Between Weezer and Your Employment Brand…

Kris Dunn Culture, Kris Dunn

What’s with these homies dissing my girl? The new Weezer CD is out.  Not ordinarily fodder for a Talent site, but I couldn’t resist after bouncing around their site to see if they were touring, etc.  Here’s the deal – Weezer gets the web, and more importantly, they get how to use the web to collaborate, bring their marketing down …

Nintendo and the Wii – Tricking You Into Higher Performance Through “Play”…

Paul Hebert Paul Hebert, Performance, Recognition, Total Rewards

Sometimes, it amazes me the places you can find answers to life’s big problems.  Little did I know that the company, that brought you Prisoner of Zelda and those cute Italian plumbers Luigi and Mario, would have the answer to motivation and performance management.  While I’m sure Nintendo’s approach won’t make your employees go “Wheeeeeee” … and jump up and …

The 10 Worst Entry Level Jobs in Tech…. Sign me up….

Kris Dunn Engagement and Satisfaction, Kris Dunn, Recruiting, Retention

The Talent game is pretty subjective.  Need proof?  Look to the following list below, of the 10 Worst Entry Level Jobs in Tech, put together by Silicon Valley digital flagship, Valleywag. So, these are the worst jobs in tech…Really?  Because I could go out and find about 1000 candidates for each one, across America, this Sunday, by doing a simple …

Should You Pound Out Recruiting Calls on Memorial Day?

Kris Dunn Always Be Closing, Candidate Pool, Michael Homula, Recruiting, Sourcing, Working With Recruiters

A guy over at ERE says yes… But Homula’s mad as hell, and seemingly offended.  See clips from Mikey at Bearing Fruit and I’ll let you decide…. "Over at ERE there is a post by David Szary on his blog 3-O’Clock Coffee Break going into some detail about how Memorial Day is the best time to recruit passive candidates.  First …

I’m Gonna Make You An Employment Offer You Can’t Refuse

Michael Homula Always Be Closing, Interviewing, Making Offers, Michael Homula, Recruiting, Working With Recruiters

Everything you need to know about making offers you can learn from The Godfather.  Yeah, I know that is a loose reference to the chick flick You’ve Got Mail, but I am man enough to admit that I dig that movie and other chick flicks like Serendipity and Say Anything.  I digress. Recently, my esteemed colleague – errr – partner …