I don't think JDs are dead (sorry, Zappos) or even ineffective or obsolete. They're just written like crap. So I figured we could help. I'll be choosing one JD a month to take from snoozer to sexy…Continue
I was playing with the "My Followers" feature related to LinkedIn Publisher (so still fairly small user base and relatively new) and got back a really weird code screen within their site. I don't…Continue
For some reason, we have a tendency to overcomplicate recruiting, and spend an inordinate amount of time focusing on experimenting with unproven technologies and tools instead of actually…Continue
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I was kind of surprised when my friends over at SHRM reached out to me with a few questions about social recruiting; after all, SHRM is decidedly not a recruiting-focused organization, and that same membership that seems to actively work to block their employees social media access also is, in my experience, anti-social (at least when there's not an open bar involved).…Continue
I’m pretty relaxed about rules in general, and my biggest role as Managing Editor within the Recruiting Blogs community is mostly to referee when the trolls come out from under the bridge (or away from their contingency firm bullpens). The coolest thing about this site is it’s actually pretty self-sustaining and organic. But sometimes, the deus ex machina factor kicks in and I've got to intervene.
Since I'm kind of sick of answering questions about why certain…Continue
People have been foretelling the end of time since pretty much the beginning of it, and most of them are crazy – the ring a bell, stand on the corner in Times Square with a sandwich board and sackcloth kind of crazy.
But then again, some of those people are the foundation for major world…Continue