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VIDEO: Laurie Ruettimann Tells Why It’s Time To Talk Failure

Welcome to Smashups, brought to you by the recruitment marketing pros at Smashfly! Each month, our host, Tim Sackett, will chat with a featured guest on ways you can better attract candidates and… Get the Rest

Keep Recruiting and HR Together

Here is my semi-annual appeal to HR and recruiting leaders who don't get along and want to go their separate ways: Keep recruiting and HR together under one

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Alcohol and Holiday Parties

Holiday parties are tough for me because I struggle with alcohol. I am a petite woman, so it's tough for me to hold my liquor. It just takes a

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3 Attributes of Decent Recruiters

There are three qualities of a decent recruiter. By recruiter, I mean anybody who is involved in sourcing, staffing, managing requisition workflows, coordinating offers, coaching hiring managers, and,

North Carolina, HB2 and HR

I live in North Carolina, a state so beautiful that people like me visit from desperate hell holes in the Midwest and say things like, “I’m never going

Back-to-School with HR

It's the end of August, and many HR parents are dealing with the back-to-school blues. Not your blues. You've got your life on lockdown, and your kids have been

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Global HR Conferences are the Same Everywhere

HR Conferences around the world are all the same. I can say this with authority. I've been to events in over thirty states in America, multiple events in Canada,

Finding “Fit” in Your Life

My friend, Jason Seiden, is a good man. He recently said, "In 2016, I'm finding that if something in my life doesn't fit a little bit, it doesn't fit

Laurie Ruettimann says Work-Life Balance Starts At The Beach

Now that it’s summertime, I’m back at the beach. From now until Labor Day, I’ll be at the beach at least once a week. I’ll wake up at the

Develop Your HR Philosophy

I'm a natural cynic, which means that I don't buy the hype around anything from pony rides to human resources conferences. If people are having fun, I'm skeptical. There's