Tag: Work/Life Balance

Bursting The Bubble: Does Silicon Valley Still Matter?

I’m headed west next month to keynote at Lever’s Talent Innovation Summit. Last year’s Summit was kickass, and I’m intrigued to see...

Zodiac Killer: A Horoscope for Human Resources.

It’s pretty obvious recruiting isn’t rocket science, but it might as well be.  The goal of talent management, after all, basically...

Keeping Employees Happy May Be Harder Than You Think

According to recent employment retention statistics, about half of all workers (51 percent) are thinking about leaving their jobs. If you...

Balancing Talent and Technology: How To Survive Recruiting’s High Wire Act.

Balancing people and technology is something that managers (and everyone else, for that matter) seems to struggle with, no matter where in...

Why Do We Make It So Hard To Get Into Recruiting?

For an industry which prides itself on “none of us knew we were going to be recruiters,” those of us in talent acquisition seem to make...

Should Recruiters and Employers Really Care If Candidates Smoke Weed?

I was recently watching a bunch of those old black and white movies from the “Golden Age” of Hollywood. While I’d seen...

Things Have Changed: Why Overtime Pay Rule Changes Are Long Overdue.

With a new presidential administration poised to take office, the outlook for many areas of public policy remains unusually uncertain. Not...

Balls, Balls, Balls: Men At Work.

So, I’m sitting in the office as my CEO and Finance Director – both male, suffice to say – are having a conversation about...

Surviving The Times: Millennials And The Death of the American Dream.

Millennial themed content is kind of like the minstrel show of the new Millennium. It’s blatantly offensive to a protected class...

Uber For Outplacement: The Gig Economy and The Death of HR.

There’s a running narrative among recruiting and HR people in which the concept of the “gig economy” is held as a sort of utopian...

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