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How a Wellness Program Can Engage your Employees and the Broader Community

Most employers have pretty selfish reasons to put a wellness program in place. Usually the program and its associated return on investment plan are focused on reducing absenteeism, reducing drug use and disease management program impacts, as well as increasing … Continue reading

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Add some Pop to your Corporate Recruitment

Want to make a huge difference to your companies recruiting strategy? It may sound simple but these are the most important steps you can do right now: Identify the most important roles in your company both to staff and for … Continue reading

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Wellness Programs – Beyond the Employee

Wellness programs are all the rage in the last few years as they should be. Companies looking to help employees be healthier both mentally and physically are not only helping the employees live a better life, they are helping the … Continue reading

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Is HR a T-Rex?

I bet most of you on seeing that title, thought of HR as the extinct T-Rex vs. the aggressive, carnivorous beast of action T-Rex! Although there are definitely both kinds of HR out there (sorry to say), I like to … Continue reading

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Why Hiring Based on Social Media Cred is the Way to Go?

  A recent article on Business Insider on Sarah Robb O’Hagan, the President of fitness chain Equinox, spurred my interest in writing this article. In the article Sarah says “she doesn’t care about your credentials. She wants to see your Twitter feed”. She … Continue reading

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The No Job/No Experience Conundrum

There is no easy answer or solution to finding work in this new economy so fixated on hiring talent with previous work experience. But there is an easy approach. If you work harder and are willing to take some risks, … Continue reading

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The Next Talent Battle Field

The war for talent has been a constant theme for years and will continue to be. Some will say that with high unemployment, business failures and faltering economies how can this be? But, in times of high turmoil and in … Continue reading

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Buyer Beware – A Recruiters Nightmare Before Offer

Over the years I have interviewed many types of candidates; the super qualified, the humble ones, the over confident, the loud and abrasive kind but to this day the one candidate I fear the most is the Bamboozler. The Bamboozler … Continue reading

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Overnight Success – Think Again

If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful after all. Michelangelo Success does not happen overnight. Nor is it painless or without sacrifice. Achieving success take a multitude of seconds, minutes, hours, … Continue reading

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Can Leadership and Compassion be Synonymous?

Being a leader in today’s crazy world requires many attributes, but compassion is rarely one that makes the top of the headlines. Leadership is usually about having a clear mission and vision, being goal oriented and competent, having a strong … Continue reading

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