I recently went down to the Bayou, joining 1,100 HR practitioners and leaders in downtown New Orleans for the 11th Annual Great Places to Work Conference. It made sense that this super event was held in the Super Dome, because, in my opinion at least,…Continue
Added by Ashley Rowe on April 15, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
One of the problems facing the long-term unemployed today is that the rest of us – i.e., the people with jobs – think these people are either lazy or have no marketable skills. We beat our chests and proclaim if we lost a job, we’d be out the next day, looking for work until we found a way to make ends meet.…Continue
Company brands are not the same as talent brands, and the best-known businesses are not always the ones who recruit the top talent – although they…Continue
This is my shortest blog. But it might be my best ever.
It’s your hiring and retention plan for the next 30 years. Use it from today onwards. Never waver from it. See your business thrive.
Here it is…
That is it. Job done.
Added by Greg Savage on April 15, 2014 at 12:09am — No Comments
If you own or run a recruitment business, you will know that staff salaries absorb 60% of your costs. That…Continue
Added by Greg Savage on April 15, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments
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In 2008, Marvel was on the ropes, or at least the movie-making part of the business was.
Just look at the last eight movies featuring Marvel characters released before April 2008: Blade Trinity, Elektra, Man-Thing, Fantastic Four, X-Men: The Last Stand,…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on April 14, 2014 at 4:32pm — No Comments
Immersion, out from MIT Labs (so you know it’s gotta be legit), claims to provide a “people centric view of your e-mail life,” which, according to their website, provide “a detailed description of our personal and professional history” that’s “older than…Continue
Slick lines, canned responses, and a voice that sounds just like the typical salesperson—a common combination for too many salespeople today. Even those who avoid this Wolf of Wall Street persona still tend to talk too much, listen too little, and dominate versus facilitate conversations with buyers. Is it any wonder that almost everyone, including salespeople themselves, dislike being on the receiving end of a sales pitch?
The definition of a schmuck is:
An obnoxious or…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on April 14, 2014 at 12:31pm — No Comments
Several years ago, when social media was really starting to take off, the idea that an individual or organization could successfully engage in “just minutes a day,” was rampant. Then reality sunk in and people recognized that effective engagement requires time, hard work, and commitment. Finding ways to be more efficient and effective was still a primary…Continue
He was working with top most leading brand/firm, that others would dream about, perhaps a job to kill for. The…Continue
Added by Amitabh Das on April 14, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments
A million dollar recruiting strategy is discussed by Jim Stroud in the premiere episode of "The Social Recruiter Podcast." Tune in to hear the details. Discussed in this episode: # Facebook Bug Bounty Program # Facebook paid 330…Continue
Added by Jim Stroud on April 12, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Recently the big news story was Brendan Eich and his stepping down as the CEO of Mozilla under pressure from his board due to the calls for his firing by OKCupid and their followers. Six years earlier, Mr. Eich wrote a personal check to a cause that he supported aimed at defeating a gay marriage law in…Continue
Internal mobility is the process for transferring talent from one role to another. The succession planning that goes into effective internal mobility has inherent properties that are known to increase retention. According to Bersin by Deloitte, there are three main factors that need to be in play in order to …Continue
Recently I published 7 Simple To Dos for Rookies to Enhance Their LinkedIn Profile, the first in a three-part series that offers a “crawl-walk-run” approach to helping folks upgrade their LinkedIn…Continue
Do you work for a recruiting agency? Do you work for a commercial company that does not work with the Federal Government? Do you think you have nothing to worry about with the new regulations being signed in to law? OFCCP and 503c does not concern me? You might want to rethink…Continue
Along the path in staffing is one inevitable constant, and that is change. I will not get into the changes in my work world but they have been varied of late, such that I can only think of one universal truth.
As shifting winds of macro-economic fluctuations, business conditions, governmental regulations,…Continue
Added by Mike Rasmussen on April 10, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments
This is one of those times. Literally everything that could happen... did. After 5 years in recruiting, I want to…Continue
Tough love and brutal honesty are, quite honestly, terrible ideas. Love is never, ever tough and telling someone the truth doesn’t have to be harsh.
We can tell anyone what needs to be said with clarity, composure, and compassion. So, today and each day hereafter, I encourage you to be direct AND kind. You can say almost anything to anyone if you say what you mean with saying it mean.
Added by Scott Wintrip on April 10, 2014 at 9:34am — No Comments