Out Now: Episode 405: Writing Honest Job Postings to Attract the Right People With Katrina Kibben

Fear Monster — What’s Driving Your Decisions?

Is Fear your number one driving factor?

Fear — it’s the only thing that holds us back.  In my line of work, I see this every single day.  HR professionals are fearful of the change that they oversee.  Fearful of the extra work.  They fear the unknown.  They fear what they can’t control.  The fear of the beyond.  But what people love […]

Rehiring Employees — The Jay Leno Effect

The Effect of Rehiring Employees

The economy for some seems to be improving and as a hiring manager or organizational leader.  You may have experienced or participated in employee and corporate layoffs over the last 6-36 months.  Depending on the size of your organization, economic status, and depth of layoff some of your experienced, knowledgeable, and experience employees may have […]

How to Write Social Media Policies: Using Social Media in the Workplace

Company social media policies

Using Social Media in the Workplace for Employees Social media policies and guidelines don’t have to be complicated.  With the average American spending six to twelve hours a month on Facebook, social media is an essential part of millions of Americans daily lives.  Due to the growing popularity in using social media, human resource professionals […]

What Makes a Good Leader? Employee Engagement and the War for Talent

Leadership qualities that build employee engagement

What Makes a Good Leader? Employee Engagement and the War for Talent Employee Engagement is usually described in terms of people feeling a strong emotional bond to the organization, demonstrating a willingness to recommend the organization to others, and committing time and effort to helping the organization succeed. It suggests that people are motivated by […]

Recruitment 3.0

Engaging passive candidates online through branding & interaction.

Recruitment 3.0 A few weeks ago, I attended the Spring 2011 ERE Conference and Expo in San Diego, which was an excellent experience. I for one am not a recruiter by trade, and I haven’t had much of an opportunity to spend time with recruiters over the past few years. Personally, I take more enjoyment […]

Social Media for Colleges & Career Services

How to prepare your college students for career services

The last several years I have spoken at the Oklahoma Association for Career and Employers Conference called OkACE.  It’s a conference specifically for the college, career services, and for companies who aggressively recruit college students.  And this year, I’m a Lead Sponsor for the event on April 8th in Oklahoma City. Organizations like OkACE  and […]