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May 22

The Open Office Terrorists

So, how’s that new open office plan treating you!? A recent study out says that it takes a normal person roughly 37 seconds to figure out working in an open office environment is going to suck! I mean, those were probably the slow people in the study, it doesn’t take a mental genius to see […]

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May 21

Top 10 Sources of Online Hires

Silkroad recently released some results from it’s annual client survey (also released by Indeed as you can imagine from the results!), which is a rather large sample. The chart that caught my eye was this one: Keep in mind these are external online sources only. These don’t include an companies own career site, employee referrals, […]

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May 20

How to solve one of the America’s Toughest Recruiting Challenges

Hey, Tech Recruiters your job is really hard isn’t it?  Do you want to know a recruiting job that is about a hundred times harder than yours? Try recruiting Truck Drivers! The Truck Driving recruiting industry is insane.  It’s reported that right now there are 36,000 Truck Driver open position in the U.S.!  Go to […]

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May 19

T3 – @Greenhouse

This week on T3 I review recruiting and applicant tracking software Greenhouse. Greenhouse is one of the newer players in the ATS space having only been in the market about three years, but they’re making a ton of noise.  Primarily designed to be used in the mid-sized and under market, 1000 employees and under is […]

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May 18

Delivering Benefits Bad News

Hey, gang! I wrote a book! Well, to be fair it’s an eBook. I don’t think that actually counts when being considered for a Pulitzer but none the less it’s something I wrote! The good folks at Alex help me get this done. Meaning, I did the writing and they did all the rest!  The concept […]

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May 15

There’s Collateral Damage in Leadership

You know what none of the great leadership speakers, gurus, TEDx speakers, etc., will tell you about leadership?  Sometimes in leadership, even the best, greatest, visionaries, have to do things they wouldn’t want anyone else to know about. We got to see this in the past weeks with Tom Brady, the Super Bowl winning quarterback […]

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May 14

The New HR Math

It all started with a great premise: Let’s teach kids an easier way to understand math so they won’t end up hating it. We can all buy into that, right!? What came out was a classic organizational nightmare of project-gone-wrong, in a way only HR can truly understand—the Common Core was born. Now, there you […]

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May 13

On the Job Extra Credit

Remember when you were in school and you had a hard test, and it kicked your butt?  The saving grace was always when the teacher would give you extra credit to help you make up for that bad test grade! I loved extra credit! You know what never happened?  I never got extra credit for […]

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May 12

T3 – Breezy.HR

This week on T3 I take a look at the recruiting software Breezy.  Breezy is part of a new genre of HR and Talent technology. In the past we might have called them technology ‘light’, because they are less expensive and simple to get started with, so they must have less. In today’s world that […]

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May 11

You’ll Never Forget Your First Time

I was twenty-six years old.  At the time, I was living in Michigan and working in my first job right out of college.  I had been doing pretty well for myself and began moving up in the company. I had just got put into a position where I had a couple of people reporting to […]

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