“Fit” To Be Tied

John Whitaker John Whitaker

“Fit” is a term that’s giving me (for lack of a better term) fits. Anyone involved with the hiring cycle, whether it be staffing, the hiring manager, or even the candidate, has certainly heard the term “job fit.” Hell, I use it all the time. And it’s bugging me. It hit me today, reading through the August issue of Rolling Stone. Hidden among …

With Friends Like Me…

John Whitaker Employee Relations, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, John Whitaker

“Always drink upstream from the herd.” – Will Rogers One of the lesser-known pitfalls for an HR professional working as a Business Partner is one not normally mentioned when the topic of “HR Competencies” is discussed. At least in a corporate HRBP role, you can actually run into the complication of being too damn friendly. Truthfully, it can be a …

DON’T FEED THE VENDORS: Interpreting “Social” Data: Making Social Recruiting Smarter

steveduque Don't Feed the Vendors, Social Network Analysis, Social Recruiting, Steven Dugue

Making sense of the endless stream of updates from your social media connections can be a headache. Thankfully, new tools are emerging to take the heavy lifting out of interpreting social media data as valuable business intelligence.