You Got the Skills to Pay the Bills?

Kathy Rapp Change, Kathy Rapp, Leadership 3 Comments

I’ve got the skills to pay the bills, ya I got the got the got the skills to pay the bills I’ve got the skills to pay the bills Ah what you got, I got the skills to pay the bills For those who don’t know me, my eclectic mix of music loves includes the Beastie Boys.  This track has …

Why Businesses Should Do An Opening Day Every Year

Mark Fogel HR & Sports, Mark Fogel 1 Comment

Yes, I am a diehard baseball fan. And the best day of the year, hands down is Opening Day. Last Thursday was Opening Day for most teams in Major League Baseball and I bet many of you tuned in to watch or listen if you weren’t at the ballpark. Talent and HR executives can learn some valuable lessons from Opening Day and …

I’m An Impostor!

Kylie Quetell HR (& Life!) Advice, Kylie Quetell 10 Comments

This one is going to feel like a therapy session. You’ve been warned. Read it anyway, because if you are successful professionally, you have probably fallen victim to the same affliction that 70% of us have – Impostor Syndrome. It sucks the success right out of us, robs us of our confidence, and tells us that we don’t deserve everything …

PODCAST: Merry Christmas Eve…Now Get Us An Offer Acceptance By The End Of The Day

Tim Sackett Canvas, Recruiting, Tim Sackett 1 Comment

Welcome to Recruiter Confessions! Sponsored by Canvas and brought to you by the talent pros at Fistful of Talent, this podcast is made for recruiters, by recruiters. Every month, host Tim Sackett will bring on a different recruiter co-host to share: Hiring horror stories The secrets recruiters keep to themselves during the hiring process Silver bullets you can take back …

To Be A Better HR Person – Get Off Social Media

Paul Hebert Communication, Good HR, HR, HR Tech, Paul Hebert, The HR Profession 5 Comments

I’ve been having a crisis of faith lately related to social media. It started with my Facebook account about a year ago and then about 6 or 8 months ago I deactivated my account. I’m still too chicken to actually delete it – I have family that I “may” want to stay in touch with in the future and I …

Is Your Candidate Experience Also Driving Great Candidates Away?

John Hollon candidate experience, John Hollon 1 Comment

We all know that job candidates are getting fed up with how they’re treated when they apply for jobs. That’s why the “candidate experience” — how job seekers perceive and react to employers’ sourcing, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding — gets so much attention. The complaints about the terrible state of the candidate experience in many companies seem to come, …

Talent Over AI: Which Fast Food Chain’s People Will Outperform Automation?

Kris Dunn A.I., Kris Dunn 2 Comments

I was driving back from vacation last week and saw the scene pictured below in a routine McDonald’s – many of you have seen the same thing, right?  Take a look (email subscribers click through to see the IG post below) and we’ll break it down after the jump: So here we are.  You’ve stopped into a McDonald’s and you’re …

Your Mass InMail Messaging Sucks – Here’s How to Make it Better

Kate Weimer candidate experience, Kate Weimer 1 Comment

I received a tragic InMail on LinkedIn the other day. Yes, TRAGIC. Here’s a (slightly edited to protect the identity of the culprit) look at this sad, sad message: Searching for a job role in the city for a leading company. We are looking for someone who has done relevant work. If you do not have all of this experience, they …

Phone Like a Bad Boyfriend? Dump The Chump. This GREAT Book Will Show You How.

Dawn Burke Dawn Burke, Work Life Balance 1 Comment

I love my phone, really.  But it’s a two-timer, like a bad boyfriend. I mean, I’ve spent hours personalizing my phone, so it knows me.  It loves me. And I’ve spent hours understanding it, its nuances, how it wants me to interact with it, even how to talk to it so it can interpret my accent.  But, sumpin’ isn’t right. …