Trends

April 7, 2014

What do many recruiters and United Airlines have in common….

I’ve just returned back to the states after an 8 day ‘adventure’ trip in Costa Rica.  Instead of going on break with his school, my son […]
February 19, 2014

Boomers are out, Millennials are in: Having a Plan in Place for a Shifting Workforce

Baby Boomers – the generation born between 1946 and 1964 – are finally beginning to retire. Their ongoing mass exodus from the workforce is so prevalent, […]
January 7, 2014

The Data Must be Accurate – I Found It Online!

How many times have you heard jokes made about the accuracy of data you find online? “It must be true if Google found it – right?” […]
December 16, 2013

Buzz off With the Buzzwords Part 3: Looking back at 2013

Online profiles are still abuzz with buzzwords. Earlier this year, I talked about overused buzzwords used in online and print resumes such as “talented,” “creative,” and […]
November 5, 2013

Social Media WORST Practices, Part 1: OVERPOSTING

Recruiters, let me ask you a question: Why is it that any time I log on to LinkedIn, 15 of the last 17 posts seem be […]
October 11, 2013

First Yahoo and now HP…………

Over the past few years of the digital revolution, it has become pretty standard thought to assume that we can work from just about anywhere.  The […]
October 3, 2013

The Future of LinkedIn……

At the Sourcecon conference in Seattle we just had the pleasure of debating the future of LinkedIn as related to the onset of Big Data. Lets […]
September 23, 2013

Enough Excuses, Recruiters! Get Back to the Basics of Genuine Conversation

It’s become amazingly easy in today’s tech-savvy world to hide behind a computer screen. Instead of playing outside, children are more apt to stare at an iPad, […]
September 12, 2013

Affordable Healthcare Act – Is it Really Affordable????

There has been much discussion recently on the pros and cons of the Affordable Health Care Act and its impact on employees and their employers.  The […]
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 […]