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No More Training, Mentoring & Networking. It’s Time For Women Leaders to Take Charge

Last month, I was consulted by a large international client. They were launching a thoughtful and contemporary worldwide multicultural and...

(Sweet Little) Recruiter Lies, Chapter 1: “We’ll Keep Your Resume on File”

Out of the various soul-sucking elements of a standard hiring process, one of the bigger ones has to be when they send you a note that...

Candidate

Is This REALLY the Most Important Quality For Job Seekers to Have?

I’ll admit that I’m as big a sucker for click-bait headlines as anyone, but this one I saw recently actually made me think I...

When It Comes to Recruiting, New Laws Miss How We Negotiate Salary

“There’s no way I can justify my salary level, but I’m learning to live with it.” — Drew Carey The hottest...

Doubling Down on Recruiting: Lessons from Finding and Hiring Teachers

Throughout the U.S., hiring qualified teachers is akin to finding a needle in a haystack. That’s because the number of teachers...

Training

Survey: “Re-Skilling” Your Workers Not Only Important, But Damn Near Mandatory

Of all the buzz words and phrases in the workplace, it’s the one that seems to give both workers and managers the greatest amount of...

Remind Me Again — Why Do We Still Have Resumes?

I literally do not (and have not ever) understood the basic resume. Why is this still a thing? In the era of LinkedIn, which is apparently...

5 Metrics to Check the Effectiveness of Your Employee Referral Program

We recently measured the referral programs of over 145 companies for some really cool findings. You might be surprised to learn, for...

Hiring Veterans? Here’s How to Compete for the Best Military Talent

If there is one thing we can be sure of it’s this: Combine a persistent shortage of skilled talent, a 2.7 percent Veteran unemployment...

Hey Recruiters: Here’s What Makes Top Talent Want to Stay — and Want to Go

Here’s something that just about everyone in talent acquisition really wants to know: What is it that causes some good people to...

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