Posts by: Ted Bauer

Recruiters should be training people they meet on how to explain what they do

Let me cue this up for you with a section of this article: I think we miss a huge opportunity in networking when the people who care about...

Measurement is what makes you money in HR right now

You probably know by now that SAP acquired Qualtrics for $8B essentially at the end of last weekend. Qualtrics had an IPO planned where the...

Here’s a new approach to working with compensation for different roles

“Hire three top performers, pay ’em like 8, and get the results of 10.” That quote is from this podcast interview, and,...

What are the best employers for veterans?

When we hear “support the troops,” we often think about men and women deployed overseas. But those in military service face challenges...

Think about Friday at work differently

Jobs can vary in any number of different ways (blue/white collar, factory/office, etc.), but I’d say one consistent is that Friday...

The 90-day elephant in the room

Standard new bullshit-y article on Fast Company about why new hires leave in 90 days. None of this should be complicated to the people...

Are millennials and Gen Z actually looking for “passion over profit,” or is that bullshit?

I’m going to try and spend about 500 words or so on this idea of “passion over profit,” often attributed to the...

Today is our HRTX event in Los Angeles at CSOD

We’ll be at Cornerstone OnDemand with a series of west coast talent leaders. Follow along right here for some insights and pics...

It’s not a “skills gap” so much as your company/client refusing to raise the salary for the role

Little screenshot from an article my friend sent me: Read the end part. I’ve written before about the skills gap — I think...

Instead of costly searches, why not get better at identifying internal candidates?

Internal recruitment — essentially, promoting, advancing, and hiring from within — seems like a pretty fraught concept at a lot...

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