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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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If I Think you’re an Idiot – You’re an Idiot

Fairly early on in my career I had a “moment”. I was seen by my company at the time as a high potential, an emerging leader. The problem was that I was a high-end type A personality with a get … Continue reading

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Be Bold! Be Different! Bring Back the Christmas Party!

Are you one of those companies that no longer have a Christmas party? Have you taken all the fun out of building team and truly celebrating the end of the year with your employees and their spouses? Thought I heard … Continue reading

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For Better or For Worse – Why Long Term Commitment is Hard to Find

Hard to find and near impossible. Not only is it becoming a hard reality that marriages and relationships don’t last but that employment tenure with employers are being severely eroded. A job for life is still for many the American … Continue reading

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The Most Important Tip for any Job Seeker

Shut up. Nothing but nothing destroys your credibility with a hiring manager and recruiter than going on endlessly about this or that after they have asked you a question. Answer the question, add a little bit (to show who you … Continue reading

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The Courage of Conviction

Most of us play it safe. It’s always easier to pick the middle of the road than to steer to immediate left or the dangerous corner to the right where you might get swept of the cliff of career progression. … Continue reading

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Hasta La Vista Baby! – When an Employee Must Go

Recently I was in a meeting with a group of employees and one of kept complaining about the company he worked for. Bad mouthing the company for not doing this or not doing that, he did not have one good … Continue reading

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Why Women Should Be Paid More than Men?

  They consume less space on average and a company can reduce its office square footage. They smell better so there are less HR complaints about body odor. They are smarter than men or so I am told by every … Continue reading

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