Posts by: Ted Bauer

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...

What if you could fix recruiting and/or engagement in about 10 minutes per day?

The thing is, you can. It’s not even a bullshit headline. I promise. Let’s take this one-by-one.

To check out: Bullhorn’s “Staffing Speaks Out”

Cool resource put together by the good folks at Bullhorn whereby senior staffing industry leaders talk transparently about the real issues...

Nobody likes a smart ass — unless they have data

One company we’ve met in recent weeks is SplashBI. Their marketing message is fairly common: “Use your data to make smarter...

Will “Big Data” win out in recruiting so long as Boomers are still in charge?

The Guesswork Era isn’t a real concept — I just invented it right now — so let me try and explain first what it means. In...

Despite Elon Musk’s troubles, Tesla is still a “hot” company for job-seekers

Per Indeed: As Indeed notes: Besides Tesla, which marries modern tech with car manufacturing, we see five other tech firms in the top 10:...

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