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Managing Culture Change

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The inflated role that human resources professionals profess to have on culture change in the workplace needs to be tempered with a little reality. One of the most important functions in any business is strong, knowledgeable, and professional HR leadership, but in almost all cases they operate by the grace of company executive management that looks to them to be a value added to the decision making process… not to make those decisions. This is… Read More »Managing Culture Change

Unemployment Bias in Hiring

How bad is it for the unemployed today? If we were able to discount the disappointment, helplessness, and feelings of inadequacies caused by the loss of a job, there is still the daunting task of looking for work in an almost hostile environment in a weak economy. It seems that everybody is looking for a new opportunity. That includes those already working that feel the paycheck pinch and fear the ever present corporate ax that… Read More »Unemployment Bias in Hiring

Recruiting Caveman Style

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Researchers are fascinated by the development of thought and reasoning from the human brain. Functionally, parts of our brain have remained prehistoric and we have all experienced the reflexive fight or flight emotions when confronted with danger. An article published in Psychology Today in May 2013 took a step away from the assumption that evolutionary expansion of the frontal lobes was the main factor in intelligence. It stated that we have underestimated the power of… Read More »Recruiting Caveman Style

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 – 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


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