Out Now: Episode 411: Managing Through Uncertainty and Leading With Integrity With Cara Brennan Allamano

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 […]

Nearly 50 Percent of Employees Have Considered Leaving Their Current Jobs

Study shows very few employees are satisfied with their jobs

According to a New MarketTools Study, Only One-Third of U.S. Employees ‘Very Satisfied’ with Their Jobs SAN FRANCISCO, March 2, 2011  — With Employee Appreciation Day approaching on Friday, March 4, a new study released today by MarketTools, Inc., the leader in software and services for enterprise feedback management (EFM) and market research, revealed that […]

Leadership & Setting the Human Resource Example

Practices of a Good HR Leader

Five years ago I moved to Oklahoma City and desperately needed a mentor and senior leader to help set a human resource example.  I recognized the fact that I needed a seasoned human resource and business professional to bounce ideas off of, further develop me, and grow from.  I wanted to learn and take my […]

Was Online Education Made for GenY Students?

Online education was originally made for GenX’ers

Last week #genychat discussed the differences between for-profit and non-profit educational systems. Mission, purpose, and structure were all discussed as major differences between the two. There were also multiple insights about a stigma that seems to arise when one’s entire or even partial educational background comes from for-profit institutions. Why does this stigma exist? There has been […]