All Blog Posts Tagged 'HR' (863)

The one interviewing method you all should know!

Asking the right questions in a job interview is not easy. Sure there are numerous lists with interview questions, but how can you be sure they fit the job requirements? You can’t. A wonderful counter example would be the question we all know: "…


Added by Corinna Litera on January 21, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Study: The Most Important Characteristic In A CEO Is…

Elon Musk has this skill in bunches, which is why he’s so successful at so many things. Credit: Dan Taylor, Heisenberg Media; Wikipedia Commons

What’s the most important characteristic in a CEO?

Korn Ferry, the world’s largest…


Added by Paul Petrone on January 20, 2015 at 11:28am — No Comments

The Two Recruiting Metrics That Actually Are Worth Measuring

In the mid-2000s, a key metric for customer service reps at Dell Computers was “handle time,” or the amount of time they would spend on the phone with a customer. The concept was it would encourage customer service reps to handle problems quickly.

What happened, though,…


Added by Paul Petrone on January 19, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Sourcing on Lesser Known Sites: GrabCad

How to source on the lesser known sites!! GrabCad

GrabCad, IS a place for Cad experts to show their stuff, and say a little about themselves. It is a place were engineers manage and share their cad files. Think of it as…


Added by Dean Da Costa on January 15, 2015 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Your 2015 HR & Recruiting Events Calendar

Last year, we shared articles and social media…


Added by Casey Marshall on January 14, 2015 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Did Oregon Lose The National Title 'Cause They’re Millennial "Babies”?

Oregon coaches don’t believe in yelling at their players, leading some to wonder if they are insane. Credit: Ytoyoda, Wikipedia Commons

Monday night, Oregon lost college football’s national championship game to Ohio…


Added by Paul Petrone on January 13, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Bring the heart back to Staffing!!

Bring the heart back to Staffing!!

I wrote this 3 years ago, and when I reread it I realized it applies now more than ever. 

So “The heart of Rock and Roll” as Huey Lewis sang, is still beating. The…


Added by Dean Da Costa on January 8, 2015 at 5:04pm — 1 Comment

The Hiring Problem That’s Killing Companies And Driving People Bananas

Not only is this problem holding back business, it's driving people nuts.

What if I told you that 80 percent of a particular workforce thought they had a great understanding of what they were doing and what was expected of them. And…


Added by Paul Petrone on January 6, 2015 at 11:04am — No Comments

The New Face of Veteran Community!!!

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…


Added by Dean Da Costa on December 31, 2014 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

The New, Essential Quality To Look For While Hiring

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 …


Added by Paul Petrone on December 29, 2014 at 11:06am — No Comments

Who should you follow!! Updated

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…


Added by Dean Da Costa on December 23, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The Top 10 Hiring Trends of 2014

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”…


Added by Paul Petrone on December 19, 2014 at 11:50am — No Comments

Lockheed Martin: Research Comes First

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…


Added by Dean Da Costa on December 18, 2014 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

What You Can Learn From The U.S. Gov.’s Disastrous Hiring Process

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 …


Added by Paul Petrone on December 16, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments

The Island of Misfit Tools

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,…


Added by Jed Hamilton on December 16, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Helping Veterans During the Holidays

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…


Added by Dean Da Costa on December 11, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

The “Best Places To Work” Are Working Their Employees To Death

Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” seem to all have their workers work – a lot. Credit:

Glassdoor recently released its annual “Best Places to Work” list, based off of 800,000 anonymous evaluations completed in the past…


Added by Paul Petrone on December 11, 2014 at 11:39am — No Comments

HR-specialist without any experience: to hire or not to hire?

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.

Arguments «for»

  1. Not in every company a HR-manager does a lot of work. There are companies where this…

Added by Jana Rookard on December 11, 2014 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

Employee File Management: Automatic Audit Preparation

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

Is Amazon’s Data-Focused Plan The Future Of Hiring?

Amazon’s “Intelligent Recruiting Systems Team” could come up with a whole new way to hire. Credit:

In 2012, Target…


Added by Paul Petrone on December 9, 2014 at 11:24am — 1 Comment

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