Employment

Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – Thinking About Our Prejudices

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The topics related to waging war on discrimination, stereotypes, bias, and prejudice seem to be popular among my readers. I have often said that I write mostly for myself, but there is a certain feeling of gratification when the numbers show that people are actually reading the articles that I write. This week it seems that there was a double dose of satisfaction because I talked about things that are of particular interest to me… Read More »Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – Thinking About Our Prejudices

Military Hiring Is Not About Politics

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In my recent travels I found myself with a couple of hours to kill between flights in Atlanta. Standing under one of the departure display screens was a group of uniformed U.S. Army personnel looking at connecting flights. There was another observable feature displayed by this group that was deeper than the uniform. There were a surprising number of females in this predominantly male cluster of people and the cross section of all obvious ethnic… Read More »Military Hiring Is Not About Politics

Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – Recruiting Fables

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My sister coined a new term for an event we have all done when caught unprepared for cooking a meal for hungry kids. She would cook breakfast for dinner and called it Silly Supper… her two sons loved it and begged or it. So after a week of vacation and another week of limited work activity due to house guests I was totally unprepared for making blog posts this week. The result? Silly blogs. Nothing… Read More »Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – Recruiting Fables

Recruiting Fables – Ella Finds a Dream Job

Once upon a time there was a young woman that had to settle for a night security guard position in a large office building after graduation from college. Not finding work that could use her degree in Psychology, she resigned herself to the drudgery of sitting at the reception desk, signing people in and out, and doing some light clerical work left over from the day shift. The building was one many that had been… Read More »Recruiting Fables – Ella Finds a Dream Job

Recruiting Fables – The Three Little Graduates

Once upon a time there were three recent college graduates who were sent out into the world by their parents to seek their fortune. Armed with the best twenty year old advice from their parents and the best instruction of their college career services counselors from about a decade ago, they ventured out into the real world to find jobs. It was not long before they discovered that they were looked upon as fresh meat… Read More »Recruiting Fables – The Three Little Graduates