Why You Want to Hire SWANs

The Secret to Making Great Hires: Hiring SWANs

Before working at GEICO, I was employed by a Bethesda, Maryland-based association that served the finance profession. While there, I wore several hats: compensation analyst, employee relations, HR training and recruiter. Of all the aspects that I was responsible for, I loved recruiting best! The association was made up of a lean team of 60 […]

If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try, Try Again

Breaking Through Fear: Overcoming Barriers to Success

At a recent TedxTeen in NYC, Chelsea Clinton talked about the importance of trying. “There’s a lot of pressure to be first,” she said. “The first to break a record, invent something new. And we’re grateful for that pressure. It makes life more interesting! But the impact of innovation is when other people pay attention… […]

An Interview with Dwane Lay: Author of "Lean HR"

Lean HR: A New Approach to Improving HR Processes and Lowering Costs

HR Managers Looking To Improve Their HR Processes I had the recent good fortune to interview a soon to be famous author – Dwane Lay. His book covers a fascinating topic for HR Managers looking to improve their HR processes. It is available on Amazon, but its a couple of bucks cheaper if you buy […]