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May 13

The Greatest Retirement Benefits You Can Give Your Employees

My Dad retired this past year. I’m already ‘leveraging’ him for some time. He has so much of it now! It’s like he won the time lotto and he’s throwing it around because he’s got so much of it. “Hey Dad, can I borrow a couple of hours!? It’s a busy week! I need you to […]

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Apr 14

The Best Recruiters are Competitive, A Hypothesis

I’ve worked in recruiting and HR for about twenty years. At this point in my career, I estimate that I’ve hired about 100 Recruiters. I’ve hired recruiters that come from almost every environment and education. I’ve gone the Enterprise Rent A Car route and hired college athletes. I’ve gone to colleges and hired HR graduates. […]

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Mar 16

The First Rule of Recruiting

Sometimes we go so far into the weeds in recruiting we forget what is really important. We have to have a brand! We have to have an ATS! Or a new ATS! We have to have a CRM! What the hell is a CRM! Our job descriptions need to be better! Our career site sucks! […]

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Mar 7

Google Announced They Discovered The Secret to a Great Workplace!

Over the past five years, I’ve been outspoken over my dislike of Google HR.  But I have to give them credit now, because they spent years of work, really digging into the concept of teams and employees to figure out how we, HR Pros, help our organizations make the whole thing work. Kudos to you […]

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Feb 12

Chipotle’s HR Just Had a Major Screw Up!

If you pay attention to the news at over the past few months you’ve heard about the E. coli outbreak at a number of Chipotle restaurants all over the U.S.: “The FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) along with state and local officials are investigating two separate outbreaks of E. coli […]

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Jan 12

T3 – Modern Survey

This week on T3 I review employee engagement and talent analytics technology Modern Survey. I’ve been aware of Modern Survey for the past five years or so, as a great employee engagement survey technology. I’m glad I took a recent look because they’ve grown up over the past few years into a really advanced human capital […]

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Jan 11

Have You Noticed, Most Companies Suck at Recruiting

Recruiting isn’t about hiring one person. That’s easy. It’s about consistently hiring one person, and that person should be, at the very least, as talented as the last person you hired. But, really more talented. Then, continually do that, hire better talent, over and over. To do that, you have to be able to continually […]

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Dec 23

The Best Talent Expects Tougher Interviews

I was reminded this week about the importance of tough interviews and their importance! My friend has been interviewing at a number of good companies for high-level jobs. He’s going to be a great hire for someone, he’s a top notch talent. Great resume, experience, education and personality. He’s a five-tool player, A level talent! […]

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Nov 13

3 Things HR Pros Don’t Want for the Holidays!

It’s that time of year when you start receiving holiday gifts from HR Vendors.  My own company even does it.  For the most part, we send out a holiday card to the vast majority out our contacts, but those ‘paying’ clients or ‘Friends of the Company’ (former or future paying clients) we do something special.  […]

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Nov 3

T3 – @Phenom_People

This week I get to review Talent Relationship Marketing (TRM) technology Phenom People (who apparently, like @Kris_Dunn, think it’s good to put an underscore in your Twitter name!). So, what’s TRM? TRM is a new entry into the Talent Acquisition/HR technology space. It’s basically, the technology that you use from visitor to applicant, whereas your […]

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