Tis the Season for Work-Life Balance

Work–life balance: a concept including proper prioritizing between “work” (career and ambition) and “lifestyle” (health, pleasure, leisure, family and spiritual development/meditation). I admit that I have had tunnel vision before. My universe revolved around my work priorities first and any time spent elsewhere ultimately resulted in guilt. I assumed I was being productive, maximizing every minute […]

How to Use SMS for Holiday Hiring and Staffing – Part 2

Check out part one of our holiday text messaging series by clicking here. Learn more about using technology in your HR and recruiting efforts by buying my new ebook, The HR Technology Field Guide.  If you caught part one of this series, you know how excited I was to see that one of my favorite […]

The Brocruiter: A New Generation of Recruiting

The Brocruiter: A New Generation of Recruiting   Bro·cruiter noun \bro·cru·ter/ : a bro who is a recruiter.  The start of a new ski season means constant interaction with bros and brahs. It also means that my vocabulary increases to terms like gnar, pow pow, blue bird, and shred. The brocruiter has been around for roughly five […]

Social Media Use in Recruiting Reaches Unprecedented Levels

Does your company use Social Media to recruit potential hires?  If so, what form of Social Media does your company use for recruiting candidates. Social Media Use in Recruiting Reaches Unprecedented Levels LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter are the top 3 Social Media platforms being used for recruitment. Currently over 92% of all companies use some […]

Boss Up

As 2014 comes to a close, many of us are engaged in the annual performance development and review process. I used to find this activity an exercise in futility, a box to be checked, and a pain in my butt. This year, I decided that I would use this process to my advantage and embrace […]