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The Job Interview review: we all need a bit of Lorraine in our lives

Shared from on 13 July 2016

Amid the stress, horror and humiliation of the job-search nightmare, Lorraine Kitchen, head of HR at Low Cost Vans, was a ray of light. Meanwhile, the new series of Child Genius wasn’t nearly as clever as it thought it was

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The Job Interview review: we all need a bit of Lorraine in our lives

Shared from on 13 July 2016

Amid the stress, horror and humiliation of the job-search nightmare, Lorraine Kitchen, head of HR at Low Cost Vans, was a ray of light. Meanwhile, the new series of Child Genius wasn’t nearly as clever as it thought it was

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Be careful when evaluating for user experience

Shared from on 27 June 2016

Over the weekend I read an interesting discussion online about one organization's software selection process, i.e., should we select solution 'A' or 'B'. In the end the company went with solution 'B', and the decision was largely based on the idea of '...

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The most entitled generation

Shared from on 27 June 2016

They don’t care about the impression they make on other people. They think everything evolves around them. They don’t care about their reputation. Yet they want constant acclaim. Are they the most entitled generation that has ever existed? The baby boomers. Yes. The generation that has single handily robbed future generations of financial prosperity, of […]

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Remember the Who !! #SHRM16

Shared from on 27 June 2016

I’m catching up on rest after an exhilarating SHRM Annual Conference. It was truly wonderful the entire time. This year I experienced a new view of the conference as a member of the SHRM Board of Directors. I have hesitated to write about being on the Board because stating it drums up different emotions for … Continue reading "Remember the Who !! #SHRM16"

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Discovering the Next Great HR Technology Company

Shared from on 23 June 2016

Quick break from the normal fare to give a quick update and share some information about the upcoming HR Technology Conference that will be held October 4 - 7, 2016 in Chicago.
For several years at the Conference we have presented an "Awesome New Start...

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‘The truth isn’t always criticism. Sometimes it’s just the truth’

Shared from on 21 June 2016

In the wake of the Cleveland Cavaliers victory in the NBA Finals on Sunday night, former Cleveland Browns (NFL football for those who may have forgotten about the woeful Browns), and NFL legend Jim Brown was being interviewed and was asked to share his...

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Reunion

Shared from on 20 June 2016

Yesterday was Father's Day here in the US and I hope any Dads reading this had a fantastic day basking in the adoration of your kids and the rest of your family. I am sure you deserved all the gifts and accolades you received.
I am a Dad myself, and I ...

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Culture is everything. Everything is culture.

Shared from on 20 June 2016

Over the past few weeks, we’ve witnessed tragic events take place on both sides of the Atlantic, under the shadow of separate political campaigns – the US presidency and the UK referendum. A brilliant piece of writing in The Spectator caught my eye, particularly the following line: “When you encourage rage you cannot then feign […]

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Dads.

Shared from on 18 June 2016

I am very fortunate to be a father. I mean that. This is something that I wanted to become at some point in my life. I am also very fortunate to have grown up surrounded by an extended family where I saw strong fatherhood models both from their personal example and how they loved their … Continue reading "Dads."

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PODCAST – #HRHappyHour 249 – HireVue, Digital Disruption, and the Big Lies in HR

Shared from on 17 June 2016

HR Happy Hour 249 - HireVue, Digital Disruption, and the Big Lies in HR
Recorded LIVE at HireVue Digital Disruption 2016, Park City, Utah
Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlane
Guest: Mark Newman, Founder & CEO, HireVue
LISTEN HERE...

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The obligatory Microsoft – LinkedIn take

Shared from on 16 June 2016

If you regularly write or otherwise opine about technology, HR, HR tech, recruiting, or pretty much anything to do with enterprise technology, then Al Gore and the rest of the creators of the internet have decreed that you must have some kind of a take...

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The 8 Man Rotation – 2015 Season – #8ManRotation

Shared from on 15 June 2016

As an HR/Talent pro I am on record as stating that you can learn just about everything you need to know about leadership, management, performance, assessment, teamwork, engagement, culture, succession planning, the workplace and ultimately winning from...

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Signs of the corporate death spiral #3 – Fifteen years between new products

Shared from on 13 June 2016

Some death spirals are shockingly abrupt, (the 'Secret' app, Theranos), and some others are so slow, and play out over such a long time horizon, that at times it must seem like the organization really isn't in a death spiral after all.
But then somethi...

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Are you ready for the end?

Shared from on 13 June 2016

I’m not the sharpest tool in the box. I’m ok with that. The reality finally struck me that in a matter of weeks our world might be on the verge of substantial change. There is a very real chance that we could be collectively making the decision to leave the european union. It doesn’t matter […]

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