Category Archives: Talent Acquisition

An Employee Suggestion Box that Rocks!

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I really haven’t spent a lot of time down on the Expo floor at SHRM’s 2010 Annual Conference.  If you’ve ever been to a large industry show, you know that the floor is loaded with over-zealous vendors pushing the “latest and greatest” to throngs of people who at the end of the day probably have…

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Time Kills All Deals…

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When I was building a recruiting engine and a team to support it over in Hyderabad, India for Deloitte, many of my recruiters were fond of saying (to the point of exhaustion) that “time kills all deals.” After all, candidates had options…and lots of them. And to make it harder, the value proposition for the…

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Your ATS is like a Stick in the Eye!

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This blog is built on the premise that HR, in its relentless pursuit to be more strategic, has over-engineered itself to the detriment of its clients. While this certainly isn’t true in all cases, there are some that deserve a flogging. Generally, the HR community has done a pretty good job of adopting technology into…

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Buyer be(a)ware…

I was on a job interview yesterday with a CHRO of a Fortune 75 company for a role that I figured I’d be well suited for…and I probably am.  I’ve been having second thoughts recently about getting back into Corporate America, though.  It’s beginning to dawn on me that maybe I’m just not programmed for that environment…

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Hey, Long-Term Jobseekers…Humble Up!

So how’s that job hunting advice you’re getting from every corner of the world working out for you? There are so many “experts” out there telling you how to find a job it must make you sick.  And I bet most of the advice you’ve been given you already knew…’cause you’re smart, because you’ve looked for…

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