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broken dreams
Dec 17

Dreams Are Adjustable

I once wanted to be a teacher.  In fact, until I was about 23 years old, I thought that was going to be my future.  Then I taught, and found it wasn’t for me.  Not the teaching part, the public education administration part.  It only took one example to show me public education was fundamentally […]

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workable
Dec 16

T3 – Workable

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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leave-your-job
Dec 15

5 Reasons I’m Not Telling Where I’m Going

There is a phenomenon that I find completely hysterical.  It’s this little game we play in our culture.  You go and accept a new position, with a new company.  You come back to your current employer and you put in your notice.  Your boss instantly says, “where are you going?” You replay with, “I’d rather […]

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the hustle
Dec 12

How to Hire a Hustler

Hustle: (via Marriam-Webster) “to sell or promote energetically and aggressively”. Hustle: (via Urban Dictionary) “Anything you need to do to make money”. Hustle: (via Sackett) “Getting sh*t done with a smile”. I’ve been thinking a lot lately on what really makes someone successful.  I know folks who are completely brilliant, in a way most of […]

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Benetton
Dec 11

The Real HR and Talent Job Titles

I have a feeling HR and Talent Acquisition would look a lot different if we were to use job titles that more clearly explained what those roles actually did.  Here are some of the ideas I had: Current Job Title Actual Duties Job Title Corporate Recruiter Post Jobs on Internal Career Site Pro Agency Recruiter […]

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Dec 10

How Fake Is Your Employment Brand?

I think most employment brands are completely fake. The reason I feel this way is because HR and Executives approve the messaging.  We, HR and Executives, are the last people who really know what our employment brand truly is.  So, we end up with stuff like this: Seems really cool!  Makes us feel good about […]

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swoop
Dec 9

T3 – Swoop Talent

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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EWS 2014
Dec 8

The Biggest HR Issue No One Is Talking About for 2015 #EWS2014

Hey, gang I’m running a sponsored post by the great folks at Spherion regarding their 2014 Emerging Workforce Study which has some really great data, check it out. You can win a $100 American Express gift card by just commenting on this post with your favorite EWS Statistic, sharing this post on Facebook and/or Tweeting this post […]

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I am sorry
Dec 5

3 Things HR Pros Should Never Apologize For

I think HR Pros apologize way too much, and I got the idea from the Fast Company article – “3 Things Professional Women Should Stop Apologizing For“, which are: Their Financial Expectations (I.E., pay us the same!) Their Physical Appearance (I.E., Sorry we aren’t club ready – I was up with a sick kid all […]

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Dec 4

Success is Relative #8ManRotation

It’s that time of year when college football coaches get fired because they weren’t ‘successful’. This year’s unsuccessful coach of the year has to be Nebraska’s Bo Pelini.  Here are some of his stats: – Won 9 games every year he has coached at Nebraska. Not averaged 9 wins. He’s won 9 games each year! […]

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