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We Don’t Need a Stinkin’ Plan

Article | Author: William Uranga | Source: HR Examiner | Published: October 29, 2013
I had it all planned out.  An extended September weekend backpacking with my oldest son (our first trip together) along with a couple of neighbors – It was going to be great.  Skyline-to-the-Sea is a great Bay Area trail with ... Read more
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THE 5 WHYS

Article | Source: Tim Sackett | Published: October 29, 2013
There’s an interactive questioning technique called The 5 Whys.  The theory is that if who continue to ask ‘why’ enough times you’ll get to the root cause of every issue. Timmy is a bad performer. Why? He ... Read more
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RECRUITING IS WORTHLESS

Article | Author: Tim Sackett | Source: Tim Sackett | Published: October 18, 2013
Paul DeBettignies a while ago had an article over at ERE – Where Have All the Recruiters Gone – which gave me the idea for this post.  In Paul’s post he wonders why recruiters are networking face-to-face ... Read more
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How to Find a Talent Pool

Article | Author: Ben Eubanks | Source: Upstart HR | Published: October 11, 2013
I can find admin staff easily enough. However, hiring a person for xyz skilled trade takes forever! I need to find a talent pool to tap into, but so far nothing!!!!!! Rebecca The comment above was a piece of a recent conversation ... Read more
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4 Recruiting Tactics That Limits the Quality of Who You Hire

Article | Author: Brent Rasmussen | Source: TLNT | Published: October 10, 2013
Talent acquisition — despite the mass adoption of new tools and technologies to make the process data rich and workflow friendly — remains a major challenge for companies in the post-recession labor market. A 2013 CareerBuilder survey ... Read more
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Better Candidate Communication

Article | Author: Matt Lowney | Source: ERE Media | Published: October 9, 2013
As a client I try to provide my agency partners transparent and honest feedback regarding their candidates. Agencies hate hearing that a candidate was not a “cultural fit” or the team just didn’t “see it.” So I try ... Read more
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Is Losing Talent Always Bad?

Article | Author: Andrew Shipilov | Source: Harvard Busniess Review | Published: October 8, 2013
Conventional wisdom might say that the recent departure of Marc Jacobs from Louis Vuitton is terrible news for the company.  But if you look a little more closely at the fashion industry you’ll find that turning over your ... Read more
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4 Big Social Recruiting Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

Article | Author: Don Charlton | Source: TLNT | Published: October 3, 2013
Social recruiting keeps maturing every day. We see blogs preaching its use and best practices (including our own), but too often we see suggestions that don’t have enough context or, frankly, sense behind them. Here’s our attempt ... Read more
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