Posts by: Kelly Blokdijk


Admit It. Your Recruiting Process Is Biased.

There’s nothing our society loves more than sweeping stereotypes and convenient categories by which we can define and slap a label on...


Raising the Bar: Why Barriers to Entry Are A Big Deal for Recruiting.

There’s always been plenty of talking, tweeting, blogging, venting, ranting and raving about the sad state of recruiting – but...

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The Big Lame: Tackling BS Buzzwords in Recruiting and HR

The Super Bowl is this Sunday, and while I’m not legally allowed to call it the Super Bowl, having to refer to it as “The Big...

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Talent Nirvana: Real Recruiting Lessons from A Real Life Rock Star.

Yeah, I know what you’re thinking, and I’m right there with you – I normally skip right past those “lessons we can...

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The Most Wonderful Post of the Year.

Somewhere between Labor Day and Halloween, the official “holiday” season kicks off, an annual annoyance that essentially means...

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Simple Secrets To Make Your Hiring Process Suck Less

Have you been seeking the secret to a less craptastic recruiting process? One in which only top talent gravitates to you, and your...

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HR and Recruiting Professionals: Time to Pull Your Head Out

It’s not exactly breaking news that the general workforce population can’t seem to get enough of HR/recruiting bashing. This phenomenon...


Don’t Be That Guy: Turning the Table on LinkedIn Losers

I recently received this InMail from a certain LinkedIn user – and if you’re even tangentially connected to HR or recruiting,...


#SHRM14 Report: Evolution of People Management and the Worker

Launched in 2013, SHRM Foundation’s strategic-thought-leadership initiative with The Economist Intelligence Unit endeavors to identify...


Hiring Habits: Holocracy At Zappos

What's it like to work in a holocracy at Zappos? Without job titles and descriptions, how will it work?