Tag: derek zeller

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...

Why Saying No Is The Most Underrated Skill in Recruiting.

First things, first; before I get into another recruiting rant, I want to go on record and own the fact that I am, in fact, really old...

Rogue One: Working With Hiring Managers Who Don’t Want to Work With You.

This post is dedicated to all those recruiters out there who give a shit about what they do. I know that you’re out there, which is...

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