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Feb 22

3 Ways You Can Extend the Work Life-Cycle of Older Employees

One of the biggest biases we have as leaders is ageism. If you’re 35 years old and running a department and you are looking to fill a position on your team that will be your righthand person, the last thing you’re looking for is a 55-year-old to fill that spot! That’s just me being real […]

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Feb 21

Career Confessions from GenZ: What Attracts GenZ to Your Work Place?

Career Confessions from GenZ is a weekly series authored by Cameron Sackett, a Sophomore at the Univesity of Michigan majoring in Communications and Advertising. Make sure you connect with him on LinkedIn: I’m going to be frank: the prospect of working for the rest of my life is absolutely terrifying. I’ve been saying for years […]

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Feb 20

The Weekly Dose of HR Tech: @Greenhouse Recruiting Software & ATS

The week on the Weekly Dose I review the popular applicant tracking system Greenhouse. I first learned about Greenhouse in 2015 and wrote about as a startup SMB ATS, but it was time to update that review and let you know how they’ve grown. Since my last review Greenhouse has grown considerably (3,000+ customers) and has a number […]

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Feb 19

Are you willing to reduce your office cafeteria prices for female employees?

I read an article a few weeks back in Detroit about a local gym that is offering a reduced gym membership for females. Males pay full price, females pay 30% less because females make less than males. How does that sound? From the article: “Ever wonder why XY>XX? WE DO! The Gym values its male […]

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Feb 16

Lifesaving Advice I Gave My Son When Someone Starts Shooting At His School

Last night I had to sit my 14-year-old son down and have “the ‘talk”. It was uncomfortable, it should be, having “the talk” is never easy for parents and their kids. Unfortunately, this wasn’t “the talk” I thought I would be having with him. This talk was about what he needed to do to stay […]

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Feb 15

1% of Job Descriptions have Pictures or Video! Why?

Smashfly, the enterprise recruitment marketing platform, released their 2018 Recruitment Marketing Benchmark Report this week and it’s loaded with data. As you can see from the image above, some things have gotten better than others! What’s up with Job Description and why the hell can’t we figure this out!?  So, apparently, we are really against […]

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Feb 14

Career Confessions from GenZ: What Does GenZ Want From You at a Career Fair?

Career Confessions from GenZ is a weekly series authored by Cameron Sackett, a Sophomore at the Univesity of Michigan majoring in Communications and Advertising. Make sure you connect with him on LinkedIn: Honestly, there is nothing more terrifying to me than a career fair! It seems almost like speed dating, where you have to make […]

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Feb 13

The Weekly Dose of HR Tech: @Great_Recruiters – Real Time Recruiter Ratings!

This week on The Weekly Dose I review the Recruiter rating technology, Great Recruiters! Great Recruiters is not a yelp-type rating site type of technology. There are some on the market that do that now, but just like Yelp/TripAdvisor/etc. you run into problems with a free market unsolicited feedback sites. Great Recruiters looked to take what […]

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Feb 12

Do you know what you really want in your career?

About ten years ago I came home one day and said to my wife, “I can’t do this anymore”. It doesn’t matter what I was doing, I just couldn’t do that anymore. I knew it. Something had to change. Steve Jobs is famously quoted as saying, “people don’t know what they want until you show them”, […]

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Feb 9

The Future of Executive Performance Reviews are Here! Are you ready?

A small news story hit this past week and you might have missed it. It was about Facebook hiring a pollster to follow Mark Zuckerburg around to measure what people (all people) thought of him, not Facebook. Here’s a bit from The Verge: “It was a very unusual role,” McGinn says. “It was my job […]

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