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Developing_Employees
Dec 22

5 Things Leaders Need To Know About Developing Employees

I think we try and deliver a message in organizations that all employees need and want to be developed.  This is a lie.  Many of our employees do want and need development. Some don’t need it, they’re better than you.  Some don’t want it, just give me my check.  Too many of our leaders truly […]

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Dec 19

HR’s Greeting Cards

Around the holidays I go out and get greeting cards to send out to various friends and family.  We also receive a ton of holiday cards at home and work. I’m always amazed at how specific the greeting card companies have gotten.  Just this past week my own Mom send a card to my wife […]

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Dec 18

Sometimes You Paint Fish in Vaginas

Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century. He has some of the greatest works ever made.  He also made this. It’s called The Mackerel. Yep. One of the greatest artist ever made this. You see, to make great works, you have to make a lot of works. […]

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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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fake 1
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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