This blog was written with Marvin Smith the “godfather of Talent communities” and my coworker at Lockheed Martin. I am honored to work with, know and count Marvin as one of my friends.
At Lockheed Martin, we’re driven by a sense of purpose and a passion for innovation to solve…Continue
The Vineyard Vines owners are quintessential dorky white guys, and they own it. Credit: Vineyard Vines
How can Vineyard Vines get away with charging $38 for a shirt with a …Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on December 29, 2014 at 11:06am — No Comments
So in reality you should not strive to be a follower but a leader. That said this post is about who out in the industry should you follow. Mind you this is the UPDATED list as of 12/23/14 and there will be more updates coming. By follow I mean on twitter, connected to on Linkedin, RSS…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on December 23, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments
2014 is about to end, here’s what changed from a hiring perspective.
The end of 2014 is near, and overall it has been a good year for the business world. While we still haven’t completely recovered from the “Great Recession”…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on December 19, 2014 at 11:50am — No Comments
I have always preached research comes first with regards to staffing, and sourcing in particular. You have to know what you are looking for and know what companies have what you are looking for. You need to be able to find and contact those people, know trends, perform talent mapping and basically find what…Continue
President Barack Obama has vowed to make the government “cool again” and enticing to work for, but numbers suggest otherwise. Credit: Wikipedia Commons
The average federal employee makes …Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on December 16, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic Rankin-Bass holiday special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Despite its’ age, this stop-motion special still appeals to kids today and certainly evokes nostalgia amongst those who don’t believe in Santa any longer (sorry if I just ruined that for you).
There is a time and place for nostalgia and re-exploring our past,…Continue
Added by Jed Hamilton on December 16, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
As we approach this holiday time, let keep in our payers, minds and hearts all of those who have served. Let’s go out of our way to help, acknowledge, and appreciate those who proved the liberties that we live under. If you know of any who are looking for work, direct…Continue
Glassdoor recently released its annual “Best Places to Work” list, based off of 800,000 anonymous evaluations completed in the past…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on December 11, 2014 at 11:39am — No Comments
Should employers hire a HR-specialist without any special experience is an issue that every head should decide for himself. And this decision can be influenced by numerous factors for and against. Here are some of them.
Many companies still keep staff files on paper, making HR audits particularly scary. Employee file management software can help keep you prepared for an audit.
No one is ever excited to hear there is an upcoming…
Added by Dan Orso on December 9, 2014 at 1:52pm — No Comments
In 2012, Target…Continue
The Motley Fool, for those who don’t know, is essentially a news site…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on December 5, 2014 at 11:08am — No Comments
Xing is a professional community/social software platform for enabling a small-world network for professionals. Most of you have heard of Xing but only a few have used it to source. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried…Continue
There’s a new website called Cladwell that essentially serves as a personal shopper for men buying clothes. It’s pretty cool.
Cladwell asks you seven questions,…Continue
I cannot get me enough of good ol' Aunt Chippy. This lady is of her rocker hilarious. Happy Holidays and enjoy the laugh.
You can check out the last Aunt Chippy video I posted on How To Wrap A Christmas Gift here.…Continue
Added by Ryan Leary on December 2, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
The HBO show Silicon Valley epitomizes the stereotypical millennial. Credit HBO
We’ve all heard it before.
They only wear skinny jeans and chubbies. They can’t…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on December 2, 2014 at 11:20am — No Comments
Selecting an ideal candidate for any job opening is a difficult task. One of the biggest mistakes you can make managing a company is hiring inappropriate employees. A bad employee is always a burden, he or she will waste resources of your company, and most likely you will have to spend your time and effort again looking for a new employee. A good employee will eventually increase profits…Continue
Added by marie ochoa on December 2, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
"Talent management is the science of using strategic human resource planning to improve business value and to make it possible for companies and organizations to reach their goals." It is just like the joint piece of puzzle that will altogether with the rest of other HR functions contribute to the…Continue
How to source on the lesser known sites!! Skillpages
Skillspages is a professional community were people create a profile that will list their skills. Some of you have heard of Skillpages but only a few have used it to…Continue