Certified HR Pros: A Tale of the PHR

If you are in HR chances are at one time or another you have thought about taking the PHR or SPHR exam. In fact, I bet you know people that have been pleased and disappointed with their results. Is the exam worth it? Do you really need it? I have heard arguments on both sides […]

Applicant Tracking System – Friend or Foe? #BigDataHR

This week on Blogging4Jobs, we are focusing on the theme Big Data sponsored by Jibe. Jibe provides cloud-based recruiting technology solutions that enable talent acquisition teams to strategically identify, attract and engage candidates. Join us April 10th 2014 at 3pm to talk Big Data on Twitter using the hashtag #BigDataHR and join our webinar, “What’s the Big Deal […]

What is your Bacon Number? Networking Tips that Work!

Ah, Kevin Bacon, love him or hate him, I say refer to him more than I should. I have been known to date myself when I mention his name to a potential intern of my niece. Wikipedia goes into detail on the “Bacon Index” but, I am not going to go there. I want to […]

How to Stay Organized in a Fast-Paced HR Department

You have 153 unread emails, 14 messages to return and 9 interviews to complete today. Welcome to Monday! How do you stay organized? Everyone has their own style of organization, no one has a full proof method or can boost being better than another. Blending technology and old school paper, I want to share with […]

Build a Recruiting Roundtable to Keep Creativity in Hiring

In the fine line of collaboration and competition, as practitioners we should look deeper to our end goal. When I pass candidate referrals to other organizations, I always use the same language “It’s not always about us, it’s about the candidate and what’s best for them”. Build a Recruiting Roundtable to Keep Creativity in Hiring […]

Why Baby Boomers Are Really Great Employees

Last week I read a generation’s chart floating around via email. You know it, the one with columns that tells you whether or not you are a hard worker based on when you were born. I realize a lot of studies have been done in this area however, I feel most of these charts are […]