If You Can’t Recruit from a “Van Down By The River”, You’re Not A Real Recruiter…

Maren Hogan Driving Productivity, Engagement and Satisfaction, Generations, Maren Hogan, Recruiting

I’m going to RecruitFest in September and like I always do, I began researching ways to make it cheaper, faster etc. While I was calling people I had never met and cashing in miles, a friend asked me, “Why are you doing all that? You can afford this.” Bam. I was taken aback. She was right. I could. I can. …

Surveillance Software On Employees – Now Bursting a RockStar’s Bubble At An Office Park Near You…

Maren Hogan Candidate Pool, Driving Productivity, Engagement and Satisfaction, Maren Hogan

Hmmmm, I am thinking that it might be time for a little attitude right about now. I have made no secret that in my day job, I am very candidate centric. Heck I LOVE candidates, they make me happy, they make me money, sometimes they make me laugh. But here’s a little secret to all you "rockstar candidates" out there. …

Stupid Interview Questions – If You Were a Cooked Potato, What Type Would You Be?

Maren Hogan Culture, Interviewing, Maren Hogan, Recruiting

Bad Interview Questions: They have been fodder for lots of columns, and recently Workforce Weekly’s John Hollon dropped the lowdown on M$’s questions, and pointed out a few issues with related lines of questioning: “the superhero question presupposes that everyone has a deep knowledge about the pantheon of superheroes and their unique qualities, and that’s a highly doubtful premise at …

Meet Maren Hogan – Covering Recruiting and Gen Y for Fistful of Talent…

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Maren Hogan is a millennial living the dream in Omaha, Nebraska.  When she’s not plotting the downfall of Gen Xer’s like me, she’s doing marketing and development for an IT recruiting and outsourcing firm called HCI.   When she’s not at HCI, she’s blogging at Big O Recruiting and becoming addicted to Twitter… See Maren’s Rants and Riffs on Fistful of …