Tag: Work/Life Balance

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...

CREAM: The Truth About Compensation Negotiation.

When I was recruiting, the biggest lie I ever told candidates was that salary is dependent upon experience. If you ever see anything to the...

Bored Game: Why Keeping It Real Really Matters in Recruiting and Hiring.

I’m bored, and it’s all recruiting’s fault. That’s right. I completely blame recruiting for my current state of...

Fit Happens: How To Hack Hiring For Culture.

We all understand the inherent importance, and strategic value, of company culture, particularly as relates to recruiting and retention;...

Master of Perception: The Psychology of Professional Advancement.

I grew up back in the day where the same maxims for career success still applied, and even contrarians (and smart asses) like myself...

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