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August 27, 2013

Part-Timers vs. Contractors: Consider these Factors First

Deciding to hire a part-timer versus taking on an independent contractor isn’t an easy decision for a small business. As an entrepreneur I’ve been asked which […]
August 6, 2013

Recruiting “Trends” Not Trends At All: Beware of Impractical Advice & Remember Effective Metrics

I recently read an article in Forbes that was of little real value to the recruiting community. The article, titled The 9 Hottest Trends in Corporate […]
July 18, 2013

“Deception Service” Damaging, Unethical Staffing Practice

Would you work somewhere where your main objective is to help people lie about who they are, what they did or did not do, or where […]
July 10, 2013

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? How to Know When it's Time to Call it Quits

When deciding whether to leave an organization, it’s important to ask yourself a number of questions to make sure the reason for your discontent is real […]
June 28, 2013

eHarmony’s Matchmaking Formula in the Hiring Process? Better Check Your Math

Can we really use artificial intelligence to manage the hiring process? That’s the argument of online dating site eHarmony, which recently announced its plans to expand […]
June 13, 2013

“Twitterviews” for Twits: Keep Personal Interaction in Hiring Process

Could you convey your skills, attitude, competencies and drive in 140 characters or less?? That’s the question some companies are posing to candidates in the job […]
June 3, 2013

Extroverts? Introverts? Successful Business Requires Healthy Mix of Both

“Extroverts make the best sales people!!” Are you guilty of assuming this is true? We’ve all been there: eccentric, boisterous people seem to be the most […]
May 28, 2013

Social Media and Engagement: It Starts with a Question!

An interesting question was raised at the European Leadership Forum today: Why do we mostly use social media to tell? Engagement starts with asking a question! […]
May 27, 2013

European Leadership Forum Session #1

On Sunday May 26, 2013 I had the opportunity to share some of the basics on social media and best practices in social media in Wisla […]
May 26, 2013

Mobile Apps for Recruiting – Which are the Most Effective?

I recently sat in on a Webinar by Joel Cheesman, founder or Morale.me, to find out more about today’s Recruiting applications for mobile devices. According to […]