Tag Archives: employment

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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Why Hiring Your Twin is Dead Wrong!

People love to hire in their own image. It makes everything easier, from getting buy-in on your approach to buying group lunches. But although it may seem like a logical choice, hiring candidates that look like you, talk like you … Continue reading

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Got Attitude – Got Job

For a lot of the opportunities I hire for, I tend to hire for attitude rather than experience. The right attitude of course, the attitude that says I will work my **s off and prove to you that I am … Continue reading

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2011’s Top 5 Posts at AttackDefendDisrupt

Although I only started blogging in October of this past year, it’s been a bit of a whirlwind with some great support from my Twitter, LinkedIn and blog followers. Thank you. Here were my top 5 posts. 1. What I … Continue reading

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The Best Twitter Job Tools – Supercharge your Search

A question I often get asked is the following: “Is Twitter a good place for me to search for jobs? My answer is usually that it’s not the best at finding great new opportunities but that it is invaluable in … Continue reading

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5 Fantastic Career Blogs to Help you Land your Next Job

It’s that time of year, the time of year to give back to others for all that we cherish and love. Career bloggers are a special group of people who cannot seem to stop giving back. They have an incredible … Continue reading

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Why HR is Cool Again! Part 1

First I have a confession to make. Sweat dripping down my forehead, hands shaking! I am not an HR person, nor am I a recruiter although that may have defined me best in the past. I am neither a techie … Continue reading

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7 Quick Tips to Land your Next Job

1. Know why someone should hire you You really need to clearly define what your strengths are to a particular employer so that they clearly see the link on how hiring you helps their business. Make sure you ha 2. Know … Continue reading

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Is HR Still Stuck in the Ice Age – Time to Say Goodbye to the Dinosaurs

Have you noticed that whenever someone disrupts the regular flow by discussing thought-provoking approaches to human resources, be it recruiting, retention or training and development, that it does not take long before a small bunch of naysayers pop up and … Continue reading

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28 Tips for a Better Talent Management Strategy

1. Build talent pipelines and recruitment strategies to key business groups Business units love to engage and buy-in to recruitment strategies that are tied to their groups and units vs. the whole company where job requirements and competencies can get … Continue reading

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