VIDEO: No Scrubs with Laurie Ruettimann – Does Your C-Suite Care About Onboarding?

Dawn Burke Dawn Burke, Driving Productivity, Employee Engagement, Good HR, HR, Laurie Ruettimann, Learning, Learning and Development, Onboarding, Video

On this episode of “No Scrubs,” two of my personal favorite HR personalities are talking shop related to the undying passion your C-Suite has for your company’s onboarding process… or not. Dawn Burke follows up with HR writer, speaker and strategist, Laurie Ruettimann, to hash out the topic of her latest post here on how—even if your C-Suite really doesn’t think onboarding is as important as other mission-critical objectives in …

Your C-Suite Doesn’t Care About Onboarding

Dawn Burke Dawn Burke, HR (& Life!) Advice, Onboarding, Selection, Talent Strategy

(But I’m still gonna give you tips on how to onboard properly; it’s coming a little later) Onboaring is important, but not as important to your CEO as you might think. Face it, it’s not mission critical. Companies have been surviving for years without 3-to-6-month integration programs, 4-week trainings before setting foot in a cubical, “scavenger hunts” to meet peers, …

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Pete Radloff – Getting Back To The Recruiting Basics

Dawn Burke Dawn Burke, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, Recruiting, Selection, Video

Check out the video above as Dawn Burke talks to Pete Radloff, Principal Technical Recruiter at comScore (and one of Glassdoor’s Top 20 Branded HR Pros), about taking recruiting back to the basics. Radloff and Burke talk about common mistakes recruiters still make today and offer tips on how those setbacks can be avoided by simply taking a step back, thinking about the big …

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Kris Dunn – Choosing The Right HR Technology For Your Company

Dawn Burke Dawn Burke, Kris Dunn, Selection

HR Pros! Don’t be held hostage by “what if.” You heard me. All you HR Pros out there who are shaking in your boots about pulling the trigger on that shiny new HR Technology suite/program/tool and are thinking, “What if this doesn’t work?” or “What if something better comes out in Q3?” or “What if this screws everything up?” or …

Top RECRUITER (Not Recruiting) Fails

Dawn Burke Always Be Closing, Recruiting, Selection

As a VP of People I’m responsible for lots of things. Although my People Team is responsible for all HR competencies (recruiting, training, comp, benefits, employee relations, culture) the tide of what we deal with swings back and forth. Some months are chock-full of employee relations issues; other months are training heavy… yada, yada. This month is recruiting. I’ve recently been …

HR Fatty > Make Some Tech Decisions And Take Action

Dawn Burke Dawn Burke, HR, HR Tech, HR Technology, Selection, SHRM

My HR and leader-friends, I am going to make a bold statement. I think technology scares the hell out of us. That fear is spooking us into lethargic, gooey submission. Our inaction is making our teams fat. Worst thing an HR pro can do regarding HR tech is nothing. You create value in taking action. I attended the #SHRM15 conference …

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Melva Tate – Simplifying the Hiring Process

Dawn Burke Communication, Dawn Burke, HR, HR & Marketing, Recruiting, Selection

Overcomplification-ism… ation? That’s a thing, right? Well, if it isn’t, seems like the HR and recruiting industry does better than most at making it one. In the video above, Dawn Burke talks to Melva Tate, Principle at Tate & Associates (a leadership consulting and coaching firm), about her most recent post at Fistful of Talent: Better Recruiters Channel Their Inner Chimpanzee. Check out the video now …

Better Recruiters Channel Their Inner Chimpanzee

Dawn Burke Dawn Burke, Driving Productivity, HR (& Life!) Advice, Learning, Recruiting

You want to be a better recruiter? You want to quit overcomplicating your recruiting process? Sit back, reflect, simplify. And channel your inner chimpanzee. I had the great pleasure of hearing Dan Pallotta speak recently. Haven’t heard of Dan? Click on his website. His 2013 TED talk has been viewed by 3.4 million folks. Enough said. His expertise lies in innovation, creativity, …

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Tim Sackett – Debunking the HR Wingman Myth

Dawn Burke Audacious Ideas, Bad HR, Cara Lucas, Dawn Burke, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett, Video

Is HR really the wind beneath the company’s wings? In the video above, Dawn Burke talks to Tim Sackett, President at HRU Technical Resources and fellow FOT blogger, about her most recent post at Fistful of Talent: Wanna Be Taken Seriously? Quit Being A Wingman, Damn It. Check out the video now to hear the ever-entertaining duo break down their philosophy on “the HR …

Wanna Be Taken Seriously? Quit Being A Wingman, Damn It.

Dawn Burke Audacious Ideas, Dawn Burke, Good HR, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, HR Technology, Innovation, Recruiting, Selection, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett

To be taken seriously, looked at as credible, to feel valued, to be your CEO/COO/CFO’s confidant, of course, having a seat the table. HR, you really want it? Quit putzing around. Quit sabotaging yourself. Quit whining. Most importantly have a little self-respect. How? Quit being everybody’s “Wingman.” Remember Top Gun (“I feel the need, the need for speed”)? Heck yeah, …