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Recruiting’s New Reality: A People-Centric Paradox

Recruiting’s New Reality: A People-Centric Paradox

The front line of HR has always been recruitment, from my perspective. There’s no HR without talent. But talent is a new reality: The workplace is about to span five generations for the first time ever in history….
Keeping It Real: 3 Fundamentals Of An Authentic Employer Brand

Keeping It Real: 3 Fundamentals Of An Authentic Employer Brand

Pondering the recent data breach of 21.5 million federal employees, I’m in one of those bottom-line moods, so let’s talk bottom line. For many brands, that means a genuine relationship between employer and employee, and that has everything to…
HR Meets Technology: 10 Facets Of Culture

HR Meets Technology: 10 Facets Of Culture

HR is experiencing a watershed moment. It’s not like the massive shift from virtual punchcards and e-forms to cloud-based applications and analytics. It’s not the sudden appearance of Millennials texting in the staff cafeteria, or the first Internet conference…
5 Traits Of The New CHRO

5 Traits Of The New CHRO

Last week I got to play DJ and spin some great examples of the new kind of HR leader. In a
The Disrupted Leader: A Three-Dimensional Shift In Talent Management

The Disrupted Leader: A Three-Dimensional Shift In Talent Management

Gleeful proclamations aside, there are signs that leadership and how it values human talent is changing. The same concept of disruption — a nicely sophisticated way to describe how
The Zen And Art Of Talent Management

The Zen And Art Of Talent Management

Bells and whistles and corner offices aside, talent management is dedicated to one basic question, right? Who’s next? From tending the pipeline right through issues of succession, we are
8 Employer Brand Essentials To Spice Up Candidate Experience

8 Employer Brand Essentials To Spice Up Candidate Experience

Secret sauce. Special recipe. If it sounds like recruiting has turned into a mystery cooking show – it has. The good news is that we’re honing this new global, multigenerational, myriad-channeled cuisine….
4 Top Reasons CHROs Are Contenders In The C-Suite

4 Top Reasons CHROs Are Contenders In The C-Suite

It’s that time of year when I’m gearing up for SHRM 2015. I’m excited to see the changes in technology and social that continue to be shaping and driving this global community. Brand spanking new theories expound on how…
Employer Brand And Candidate Experience: A Mighty Fine Line

Employer Brand And Candidate Experience: A Mighty Fine Line

What’s the difference between a great candidate experience and a deep, cohesive employer brand? Nothing. The two work hand in hand. One of the most powerful indicators is a…
Skilled Social Media Users Are Six Times More Likely To Exceed Quota

Skilled Social Media Users Are Six Times More Likely To Exceed Quota

I’m endlessly fascinated by what’s happening to the role of the salesperson due to social media adoption. Last year, I wrote about…