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May 24, 2013

Beware the Social Media Meltdown: What We Can Learn from the Amy’s Baking Company Disaster

Social Media has become impossible to ignore, and laying the foundation of social media techniques can enhance an organization’s engagement and connections, increasing return on investment […]
May 9, 2013

$1 Salary for CEOs Promotes Overall Company Success, Productivity

It was announced recently that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to take a salary of just $1 this year. This decision puts Zuckerberg into a growing […]
May 7, 2013

"Measuring a Candidate's DNA" featured on Recruiting Trends Today!

A couple months back, I hosted a SkillSurvey Webinar about the key dimensions of a candidate: Skill, Attitude, Competency, and Culture. This was spurred by a […]
April 18, 2013

2013 SHRM Talent Conference – Recruit or get out of the way!

What a fantastic session we had on Tuesday at the SHRM Talent Management Conference on Tuesday!   The room was packed and full of very vocal, […]
April 15, 2013

2013 SHRM Talent Management Conference

This morning I was fortunate enough to spend 90 minutes with a great group of attendees at the SHRM Talent Management Conference in Las Vegas.  We […]
April 1, 2013

Happy April! Whitepaper Looks at Recruiting Trends for 2013 and Beyond, How to Improve

Back in January, I reviewed what we learned as members of recruiting and talent acquisition in 2012 and what we can hope to change in 2013. […]
March 26, 2013

What Makes the Best Candidate? New Whitepaper Explains Measurable Dimensions

My blog post in January, “Skill vs. Attitude: What Makes the Best Candidate?” resulted in such great discussion on LinkedIn and elsewhere I decided to take […]
March 11, 2013

Buzz off with the Buzzwords Part 2: Job Descriptions Need a Makeover

Most job descriptions are filled with way too much jargon to actually know what the job is all about. This often leads to confusion and frustration […]
February 21, 2013

Buzz off with the Buzzwords! Overuse of fluffy phrases, cliche language leads to resume tossing

Are you a talented, creative, highly motivated individual with strong communication skills? You and everyone else! We get so caught up with the buzz surrounding buzzwords, […]
February 14, 2013

New Statistics Point to Necessity of Degree, Well Roundedness

A recent article by The Atlantic revealed that the unemployment rate for Bachelor’s degree holders is 3.7%, compared with 8.1% for those who have no college […]