Tag: derek zeller

A Recruiting Lesson From Baseball: Sometimes, It’s Not About the Money

I am now, and have been most of my life, a baseball fan. The off season is always interesting, especially seeing the movers and shakers...

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...

Quitting With Flair: The Inventive Ways People Use to Say “I’m Out”

Parental Advisory Announcement: This article on how people approach quitting a job will offend you if you are a stuffed shirt or a...

A Lesson for Job Searchers, Courtesy of Colin Kaepernick

Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them – Bruce Lee Wow, it’s Colin Kaepernick at McDonald’s....

My Advice on Recruiting and Hiring: Do Better, Be Better

“A person who can think differently and truly on his feet will always find it difficult to sit and fit in as an employee in a workplace,...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Contract Recruiting

Recently I was at the best recruiter conference for tech recruiters on the planet — Talent42. This topic came up; the head of a major...

Please Don’t Leave Me! How to Fix a Bad Retention Problem

“I always tell you how I don’t need you but please, please, don’t leave me.” – Pink Being in a corporate recruiting...

A Tragic Tale: How to Get the Job Offer … and Then Completely Blow It

I would like to point out that I am a scary judge of talent. I’m not bragging because it is why I have been very successful in my...

20 Years in Recruiting: I’m Amazed Where We Are — and Where We’re Going

About 20 years ago, I fell into this business wide-eyed, filled with wonderment, and not sure what the new day was going to produce. I was...

The Joker: Workplace Morale, Unlimited PTO, and The Best Damn Employee Job Description Ever

Workplace Morale is the highest it’s ever been. Talk about taking “ish” to all things “serious”.  Lets start with the idea...

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