What eHarmony Can Teach Us About Finding The Employee-Employer Match Made In Heaven

Guest: Mary Ila Ward Always Be Closing, Audacious Ideas, Candidate Pool, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Employment Branding and Culture, Good HR, Hiring Managers, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, Interviewing, Recruiting

I signed up for eHarmony.com. Yes, I’m still happily married to my baby’s daddy whose birth I wrote about for FOT a few months back.  And he’s actually sitting with me as I sign up. “You’re crazy,” he says. Maybe so. But I think dating sites can teach us a lot about how we can better “match” employees and employers. …

Birthing Babies and Running Races: Pushing Past Your Breaking Point with Positive Feedback

Guest: Mary Ila Ward Coaching, Communication, HR (& Life!) Advice, Race

I’m in labor. One nurse is holding one foot; another is holding the other. There’s a doctor in-between my legs, and my husband is at my side. (He was instructed under no uncertain circumstances to go below my knees.) It’s time to push.  I, of course, am drugged with an epidural. They have to tell me when to push because …