work/life balance

Can You Choose Your Work/Life Balance? 3 Actions To Take

Can you? In this world where we are always on, is it possible to draw a line in the proverbial sand and give yourself that desired balance?  To feel like… Get the Rest

Hi, My Name Is…Low-Hanging Fruit

Yep - that's me! The Low-Hanging Fruit on the LinkedIn tree. What's it like being in Talent Acquisition and low-hanging fruit? Well, you're popular with a variety of people.

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To Tell or Not To Tell….I Spy a TYPO in Your Resume

Oh....that is a question. Tell the candidate? Don't tell the candidate? I mean really, attention to detail is key in most jobs. Especially anything executive level. Certainly anything administrative.

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On the Phone Again…

I am on the phone again...talking to people. IRL. Shocking I know. 18 years of being tucked away, often called "secret weapon" or "best kept secret" (laugh hysterically

Tell me what you want, what you really, really want

Channelling the Spice Girls this fine morning.  I've been on the phone a lot lately.  And for some reason, I'm really enjoying it, I thought for years I

The Gig Economy and Sourcers

So much of what we read these days about the gig economy is Uber-specific. Truly Uber specific. There's this perception that Gig is synonymous with the Millennial generation.  That

The New First Rule of Recruiting

Be Kind. That's it, that's all. What's kindness in recruiting? Be responsive.  With candidates, with the unknown.  Since I've changed jobs, I've acquired a few pen-pals.  Some of them are unknown,

A Sourcer Weighs In On The Monster Madness

Ah Monster.  The vendor with whom everyone has had a love/hate relationship.  Have we been inundated with assessments on its acquisition? I think yes.  This one is my

High Fiving LinkedIn…Not For Sourcing This Time…

So I’m a newbie.  After 6 years at a retained search firm, I've moved on to a corporate Talent Acquisition role. And some stuff is standard, orientation and what

3 Key Components Positioning Your Sourcing Team for Success

My last day at Staffing Advisors was July 22nd.  I did a record notice - for me at least- nearly 4 weeks from the time I notified my