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Dear Leaders: Please Revisit Your Corporate Culture

Dear Leaders: Please Revisit Your Corporate Culture

What makes a great leader? Is it the capacity to inspire loyalty, the ability to articulate a vision, emotional intelligence, or persuasiveness? Does…
Communication Equals Love: A Missing Link In Your Hiring Process

Communication Equals Love: A Missing Link In Your Hiring Process

Many of us in HR and Leadership circles – I am among them – bemoan the negativity that springs up during the process of recruiting employees, affecting positive candidate experience and your employer brand.  One would think companies…
Talent Analytics: A Crystal Ball For Your Workforce?

Talent Analytics: A Crystal Ball For Your Workforce?

We’ve been listening to the buzz around Big Data and talent analytics for a couple of years now. It was nearly a year to the day that I wrote about why Big Data is HR’s new BFF….
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HR Catches Up To The Cloud #SHRM14

One of the bonuses of my role is learning about how companies are using technology to improve recruiting, employee engagement, create workplaces where continual learning is…
Crowd Sourced Technology Is Putting Workplace Leaders And HR In Driver's Seat

Crowd Sourced Technology Is Putting Workplace Leaders And HR In Driver’s Seat

There is something to be said about controlling your own destiny and making your own rules. It’s the reason our workplace has seen a huge shift in the number of workers…
5 Trends And Buzzwords That Continue To Shape HR

5 Trends And Buzzwords That Continue To Shape HR

The last time I wrote about  this cluster of trends all at one time  — it was winter. Seemed as if we’d never dig ourselves out from that deep freeze. But we did. Winter turned to spring and spring…
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The Onboarding Experience Matters To Your Future Employees

We talked last week about the need for HR and leaders to be on the look-out for employee potential – a real-time alignment between the business’s needs, new employees…
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How To Succeed At Real-Time Talent Alignment

Everyone talks about employee turnover, but does anyone know the real size of the problem? According to a very comprehensive survey from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), nearly…
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Recognizing The World’s Top 40 Social Marketing Talent [INFOGRAPHIC]

Hiring talent with ‘Klout’ is a double-edged sword. Some employers believe influencers make excellent candidates because they are natural sharers and outspoken community builders that can add a ton of value inside an organization and out. Others are deeply…
It Takes Talent To Become A Top Recruiter

It Takes Talent To Become A Top Recruiter

Job seekers these days have few advantages when applying for jobs if they don’t have an inside contact to smooth the path. In-house recruiters can be difficult to connect with and almost