A Lesson in Listening

| March 8, 2017 12:10 pm

During my 9 month old son’s bedtime routine, we were making our way thru his Animal Rhymes book. The Wise Old Owl was last night’s reading and I found it rather appropriate in relation to our wonderful world of recruiting. “A wise... Read More

Another Reason to not Check Email on your Cell

| March 6, 2017 11:50 am

We’ve all done it. We’re out and about on a Saturday night and for some unknown reason, we think it’s a good idea to check our work email. We see an important note from some important person requesting some important information. As... Read More

HR’s So Hot Right Now. Just Not Here.

| February 17, 2017 11:23 am

Why We Love to Hate HR…and What HR Can Do About It - it’s behind a paywall but you do get 4 free articles a month. The July-August 2015 edition of the Harvard Business Review did a deep dive into the dismantling and recreation of HR.... Read More

LinkedIn is not a Popularity Contest

| February 10, 2017 11:36 am

Do you know how many people care about how many connections you have on LinkedIn? The most likely answer is zero but in a few cases, the answer is one. Let me translate this for you. No one other than you, and I mean no one, cares about... Read More

Productivity – Keeping Up!

| February 3, 2017 11:33 am

As I attempt to write this blog post, I’m already contradicting my topic. Cellphone’s distracting me, emails popping up in my inbox, LinkedIn timeline filled with noise, calls coming in, and several things on my to-do list. How can we... Read More

Enough with the Politics Already

| January 27, 2017 12:01 pm

Are you sick to death of seeing political rantings on LinkedIn? If yes, read on. If no, you’re part of the problem. LinkedIn is one of the most valuable tools out there when it comes to business. It’s a virtual rolodex that allows... Read More

How Do You Get Your Network to Blossom?

| December 20, 2016 12:07 pm

You’ve just begun your professional experience, fresh out of college. You’re starting a career in a new environment, meeting your colleagues and learning names. Picking up your company process, getting into a daily routine. You may be... Read More

Stop Playing Phone Tag

| December 8, 2016 4:07 pm

It doesn’t matter what your role is or what industry you work in. If you work in corporate America, there are going to be times when you need to speak with someone over the phone. For one, it’s often far more efficient than a 10+ email... Read More

(Professional) Email Etiquette – It Exists

| November 14, 2016 12:36 am

With all the tools we have these days to access each other, sometimes we may get confused with what’s appropriate with different methods of communication *cough*cough* social media. We also may muddle up the “lines” of familiarity... Read More

Can You Recruit in a Low Churn Economy?

| November 9, 2016 2:08 pm

Independent of who you voted for yesterday, the next President will face some interesting economic challenges. Some of these challenges, like “jobs and wages” and “low economic mobility,” have been in the news and debated about to... Read More