Originally from New York City, Ted Bauer currently lives in Fort Worth, Texas. He's a writer and editor for RecruitingDaily who focuses on leadership, management, HR, recruiting, marketing, and the future of work. His popular blog, The Context of Things, has a simple premise -- how to improve work. Ted has a Bachelors in Psychology from Georgetown and a Masters in Organizational Development from the University of Minnesota. In addition to various blogging and ghost-writing gigs, he's also worked for brands such as McKesson, PBS, ESPN, and more. You can follow Ted on Twitter @tedbauer2003, connect with him on LinkedIn, or reach him on email at [email protected]
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[PODCAST] Constructive Discharge
The Cardboard Chronicles It’s Friday again and we are back with another installment of the Cardboard Chronicles. Last week we discussed Schelley’s experience with a layoff that occurred within 48… Read more
[PODCAST] Cardboard Chronicles Episode 4: A Layoff and a Divorce within 48 Hours of Each Other
Cardboard Chronicles Episode 4: A layoff and a divorce within 48 hours of each other Welcome! In the Cardboard Chronicles Episode 4, we continue with an interesting look at… Read more
[PODCAST] Cardboard Chronicles: How to Know a Layoff Might Be Coming
The Cardboard Chronicles: How to Know a Layoff Might Be Coming Happy Friday to you all! It is Friday, right? We have another episode of the Cardboard Chronicles! If… Read more
[PODCAST] A COVID-19 Layoff in Austin
A COVID-19 Layoff in Austin We started out the series last week asking if we can contextualize firing as a good thing. If you didn’t tune in, here’s the link!… Read more
[PODCAST] Welcome to The Cardboard Chronicles
The Cardboard Chronicles: Can we contextualize firing as a good thing? An introduction The Cardboard Chronicles is a show about layoffs and firing, hosted by yours truly, Ted… Read more
The Automation Revolution
There is a ton — a literal TON — of talk these days about automation. It’s the next great promise. The Fourth Industrial Revolution. All that. The New Yorker actually… Read more
Unlock that productivity, recruiters
This might be an exaggeration, but only slightly: it feels like every single article and piece of research about recruiters over the last five years talks about how they should… Read more
Bullhorn is making moves for staffing companies
Helping staffing agencies with their growth prospects.
10 Ways To Recruit Better In 2019
Everybody loves high-quality candidate lists. Who wants low-quality candidates streaming in by the boatload? That’s not a recipe for growth or success. But it feels like the white whale… Read more
Engagement, data, bad/good managers, and the recruiting function
Amy Leschke-Kahle, the VP of Performance Acceleration at The Marcus Buckingham Company (which was acquired by ADP in 2017), gave us some of her precious Milwaukee-area time (Go Bucks! Giannis!)… Read more
Bluevine and Bullhorn teaming up to help the small-to-mid staffing agency market
Bluevine (think fast funding for your business) and Bullhorn (a leader in staffing and recruiting software) have increased their commitment to fostering the growth of small and medium-sized staffing agencies… Read more
What does the OutMatch acquisition of Wepow mean?
This happened about a week ago. Previously — November 2017 — you might remember that OutMatch acquired Pomello as well. They also acquired Assess Systems and Chequed, Inc. along the… Read more
Is “personal branding” a buzzword, or is it crucial to the modern era?
Here’s a little intro to the idea of personal branding by way of my Thursday this week. I decided to drive over to a Small Business Expo in Dallas. I’ve… Read more
Do you need to be an asshole to lead successfully in white-collar?
I feel like this is a pertinent question of the modern age: can you be a good leader, i.e. possess leadership competencies and drive growth/revenue, without being an asshole? I’m honestly not… Read more
Here’s why the hiring manager-recruiter relationship is really broken
A list: The hiring manager probably doesn’t respect the recruiter inherently, because the recruiter is probably based in HR — that’s a department that does not face revenue — and… Read more