The Power Balance

There is a power balance in the branding and recruiting game. When marketers, recruiters and managers forget this, things tend to turn sour.

HR Needs to Follow the Right Rabbit

“And as a department, as a profession and as individuals – HR is trying to chase both rabbits.” -Paul Hebert

3 Types of HR Professionals

“…commit yourself to building an HR team that spends more time with non-HR employees than HR employees.” -Dr. Todd Dewett

Confessions of an HR Nightmare

Topics: Employment Branding, Engagement, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, Learning, by Dennis O'Reilly
“For more than 30 years I labored under the misapprehension that hard work, competence, and honesty were all I needed to be a model employee.”

Engagement: Lies, Damned Lies and WTF II

The data on whether employees are engaged says that the answers are Yes, No and Sometimes.

Mickey is No Dumbo

Question: How does your language, terminology used in recruiting, reflect the driving culture, industry focus of your company?

Is Engagement A Near Miss Solution?

Homer Simpson, Paul Hebert and Fermat’s Last Theorem. Hmmm. What could go wrong with this Employee Engagement scenario?

Parsing Passion in the Interview

Far too many hiring managers fail to recognize passion when they see it in the hiring process.

Kindness as a Subversive Activity

Topics: Engagement, Heather Bussing, HR Technology, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Going to a tech conference and coming away feeling like part of a family of complete strangers and unrelated people is something I have never experienced.

Why I Don’t Want to be CEO

Topics: Discrimination, Engagement, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Not many get there. Those 500 CEOs are an elite group of people who have the magic combination of luck, training, pedigree, and connections. Then, they had to work hard and really want to deal with the power, politics, and fierce competition to get there.