I started in HR as a Recruiting Coordinator in the days before ATS, smart phones, and any of the tools we think we needed to be effective in talent acquisition. Back then, I scored most of my gigs through staffing agencies, including my first job in HR. I worked with (and sometimes for) various staffing agencies and headhunters for several years. I started as a Silicon Valley … [Read more...] about The Recruitment Process is Broken: Where Do We Go From Here?
Between work, family and crazy side gigs, I’ve given up on the idea of finding time to read. Podcasts allow me to do what every working parent does best – multitask. I listen to loads of them and learn while folding the laundry, FTW! Recruitment Marketing is currently the hot industry buzzworthy term. Smashfly is making some noise with a certification (free for now). In … [Read more...] about 11 Podcasts to Make You a Recruitment Marketing Pro
His resume is a perfect fit. Required Skills? Check. Desired Skills? Check. Stuff you didn’t even know you wanted? Check. By the time you reach the last word on his resume you mentally stamp it with HIRED. In your mind, the interview is just a formality so you miss all of the warnings and cues that he has the markings of an HR Nightmare. You Hired Kanye West? Shortly after … [Read more...] about You Hired Kanye West?
In the world of management, one of the things we often hear is "there's a difference between training and development." Understanding and living this in the handling of performance is one of the most difficult things to do. I still struggle with that boundary from time to time. It is hard to know exactly where training stops and development begins because sometimes the line is … [Read more...] about Don’t Tell Me What To Do
Remember that thing called “development”? It seems companies have lost sight of it and employees have become brats about the situation. It is pretty much essential for today’s businesses to be able to quickly identify their top and even average performers. It is even more essential that once these individuals have been identified that a plan of sorts is created to guide the … [Read more...] about Development is a Partnership