Class of 2016 – The Same But Different

Paul Hebert Change, College Recruiting, Communication, Culture, Current Affairs, Diversity, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Generations, HR, Paul Hebert

My grandparents had a party line at their house.  I remember picking up the phone and hearing other’s talking.  I also remember my Great Aunt getting on the phone just so she could eaves drop on the conversations the neighbors were having.  The neighbors knew she was on the line.  They didn’t care. Sounds a lot like twitter no? We …

3 Myths About Recruiting on Facebook – Haters Love to Argue!

Tim Sackett College Recruiting, Innovation, Recruiting, Resumes, Social Recruiting, Sourcing, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett, War for Talent, Working With Recruiters

Five years ago I was invited to speak at a corporate event by a Fortune 500 company, by their HR Department, to speak to their employees about the advantages of joining LinkedIn as a “professional network”.   Do you remember those times?  When HR folks were actually encouraging their software developers, engineers, and professional level employees to join LinkedIn?! Today, HR/Talent …

Have a Coke and a Smile and Quit? Recruitment and Diversity Efforts May Lose it’s Fizz….

Dawn Burke College Recruiting, Dawn Hrdlica, Diversity, Recruiting

I’d like to teach the world to hire… in perfect harmony… I am a suck up. And Coca-Cola… I love Coke Zero so much that I want to kiss you on the mouth. So in checking out your University Talent Program highlighted in Workforce Management’s article “Coca-Cola Division Refreshes Its Talent With Diversity Push on Campus”, I’m pulling for you. …

Are Recruiters School Snobs?

RJ Morris College Recruiting, Recruiting, Resumes, RJ Morris

Growing up, my grandfather ended almost every conversation with his grandkids by saying, “Get good grades–go to college.” In the same way that other people said, “Goodbye,” he would say, “Get a degree.” To him, a college diploma meant an all-access pass to a wide world of career choices he could only dream about. He did not think it mattered …