Talent Acquisition Is The Only HR Function That Matters

Dawn Burke candidate experience, Candidate Pool, Dawn Burke, Employment Branding and Culture, Good HR, HR, Influence, Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Uncategorized

Sorda. I’m a generalist. I’m a grinder. I’m a leader. As a generalist at heart I do it all. Many of you do as well. So when I’m asked what is the most important function under the HR umbrella, I take a deep breath. I mean, picking the most important HR function is like: Saying your oldest child is the …

Lose Your Illusion III*

Paul Hebert Current Affairs, Good HR, HR, Paul Hebert, Science, The FOT Soap Box

I spend an inordinate amount of time studying humans. My job is to help companies connect with them, engage them, provide reasons for them to change and adopt new behaviors. My passion is helping people get what they want. Those two things are pretty congruent and overlapping. When I do a great job, I also reinforce my passion. I’m lucky …

The Curious Case Of Handling The Injured Customer

Meredith Soleau Good HR, Meredith Soleau

Yesterday, a customer fell in our showroom. I was called in to deal this customer. You’re probably wondering why HR would deal with an injured customer, and the answer is simple. The answer is… I don’t know why. I guess that since I deal with injured employees, somehow dealing with injured customers has fallen into my wheelhouse of things-to-do-that-no-one-else-really-knows-how-to-handle. Actually, the …

Conferences: Find Better Speakers

Meredith Soleau Audacious Ideas, Communication, Don't Feed the Vendors, Good HR, Meredith Soleau, SHRM

Over the past two months, I have been to three conferences (Ohio SHRM, Recruiting Trends, and Digital Dealer). Each conference had good sessions and bad sessions. I want to talk about the bad ones and piss off about half of the speaking circuit. Motivational Speakers? Are Stupid. Nothing makes me more upset than spending $800 to attend a two day …

Wooooo….what's the scariest thing for HR this Halloween?

Kelly Dingee Communication, HR, Kelly Dingee, Social Media, Social Recruiting

Oh I've got this nailed….a lawyer with your social media policy in their hand. Haha! You think I jest, don't you? I'm not.  Not at all.  HR is running scared from Social Media.  And the lawyers are making them do it.  Bad for Corporate, outstanding for me.  (I'm in retained search, no rules remember? Just those moral ones I impose…) …