Category: Blogging

Off the Grid: Not Necessarily HR – Wallpaper

One of my proudest moments in immediately generating a spur-of-the-moment humorous ad lib was a private conversation with my wife over coffee… well, I do coffee and she does tea, but the principle of morning banter is the same. I was in a silly mood and cracking jokes and she commented that I could probably …

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The A-B-C’s of Blogging

I am in awe of writers that are able to produce effortless, coherent, and meaningful thought in their online entries. I follow multiple blog posts and have them pushed to me every day. I find it gratifying that Feedly has filled the RSS shortsightedness of Google after they discontinue Google Reader. I share my reading …

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Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – Blogging New Ideas and Re-writes

Becoming a daily blogger was a big step for me. Several times a week is actually good enough, and during busy times, or when my muse goes into hiding, occasional blogging is OK too. One rule about blogging that I take very seriously is that if I commit to writing something every day I’m letting …

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When Business As Usual Becomes Unusual

I have shared my secret blogging method with many close friends and colleagues. While I flatter myself as a writer, this is not easy for me. Hopefully you are not holding your breath waiting on the book I promised 10 years ago. Usually my style is to outline some topic, research the facts, and then …

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All Recruiting is Social

I’ve never really appreciated the writing style that starts with a dictionary definition of a term or a speaker who starts by saying, “According to Webster…“ and then states the obvious. I usually resist the temptation to use the dictionary as a reference for anything other than to confirm that my stupid spell-checker was programmed …

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