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Apr 1

Do You Pay Your Employees More for Referring Black People?

I know a ton of HR Pros right now who have been charged by their organizations to go out and “Diversify” their workforce.  By “Diversify”, I’m not talking about diversity of thought, but to recruit a more diverse workforce in terms of ethnic, gender and racial diversity.  Clearly by bringing in more individuals from underrepresented […]

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Mar 31

T3 – GlideHR

This week on T3 I take a look at a niche piece of HR and Talent Acquisition software from GlideHR.  GlideHR helps you do the one thing that 99% of us suck at really bad, make better Job Descriptions!  You and I both know this is such a huge weakness in our HR and TA […]

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Mar 30

Talent Acquisition’s 2032 Nightmare

According to a recent USA Today article the U.S. birthrate is in sharp decline and is at its lowest levels in the past 25 years.   Here’s probably a few facts you don’t know: – Projected 2013 birthrate in the U.S. is estimated to be 1.86 – Birthrate needed to maintain a population over a […]

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Mar 27

You Wouldn’t Even Hire Your Own Mom

I had a conversation recently with a friend about how hard it is to work and be a Mom.  Just to be a clear, I’m not a Mom.  I hire Moms. In fact I love hiring Moms, they work their asses off. I know this because I was raised by a single mother. I remember […]

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Mar 26

Watered Downed Feedback is Killing America

I said this before, but you don’t want to hear it.  No one cares about what you have to say, unless it’s telling them how good they are. People can’t handle critical feedback, unless it’s set up in a mechanism where they expect it and desire it.  That’s the crux, hardly anyone has that mechanism […]

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Mar 25

Discount Employee

No, I didn’t make another mistake and mean to title this “Employee Discount”, but you were totally in your right to think I would make a mistake! We discount our employees.  We do this in a number of ways: 1. Experience.  The ten year employee is always looked at less than a new employee coming […]

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Mar 24

T3 – Honeit

T3 – Talent Tech Tuesday – is a weekly series here at The Project to educate and inform everyone who stops by on a daily/weekly basis on some great recruiting and sourcing technologies that are on the market.  None of the companies who I highlight are paying me for this promotion.  There are so many […]

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Mar 23

Stop Hiring Generics

I know, I know, you only hire ‘top talent’.  The problem is you don’t have a top talent brand. You have a generic brand.  So, while you keep telling yourself you hire top talent, you don’t. You hire generics. That’s okay, generics are just like top brands, right?  I’ve tried generic drugs and name brand […]

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Mar 20

3 Things You Should Say When Resigning

I have people ask me to help them write a resignation letter – which is a little funny because it really doesn’t matter what you write – only two things are going to happen: 1. They’ll freak out that you are leaving and try and talk you out it. 2. They’ll go “Oh, that’s too […]

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Mar 19

Better Employee Relocation Design in 4 Easy Steps!

I have to admit I’ve been one of those HR Pros who has had to design and develop relocation policies a few times in my career.  My philosophy on relocation has changed somewhat over the years. In my career, I’ve accepted positions 4 times in which I went through “professional” relocation for various HR positions […]

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