Category Archives: Guest Post

Guest Post: The Worst Advice

One of the most redeeming things about the social mediasphere is that every now and then you come across someone who renews your faith in your profession; someone who sparks a bit of that hope you’ve been struggling to hold on to; someone who easily inspires us to keep in the game. Lars Schmidt (@ThisIsLars)…

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Guest Post: Need a Purple Squirrel? Get a Sourcer.

Sometimes the least celebrated…even the least known…are the most important. And no where in the realm of Human Resources is that more apt than with those scouring the darkest corners for the brightest candidates. Lara Oettinger, a Sourcing Specialist for a large publicly traded Defense and Aerospace company, contributes her guest post today to remind…

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Guest Post: Top Down, Bottom Up

For two and a half years now, I’ve been ranting and raving about needing to balance the Human Resources dialog and debate (echo chamber) that rages through the social-media-sphere with a voice that is more pragmatic – a voice that is based in the real practice of HR in a corporate or industrial environment (Trench…

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The Audacity of HR

I love it when an HR professional comes across the social-media-sphere and jumps into it feet first. I love it even more when they go out of their way to parlay those on-line connections into personal ones. And I love it even even more more when they have something to say that’s actually worth listening…

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‘Tis the Season for a Giving Benefit

I’ve always been drawn to corporate diehards who wake up one day and say “screw this.” I’m even more drawn to them when they parlay that ballsy move into purpose. Today’s Guest Post comes from a guy who did just that: Ryan Selkis has leading-edge ideas about turning workplace giving into an employee benefit.  He’s the director of [email protected],…

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