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Just got my SHRM-SCP, you can too!

If you’ve been working in HR for a few years, you might be interested in expanding your knowledge and putting a formal stamp on your expertise by obtaining an HR certification. If you’re wondering if it’s worth it and how in the world to start that process, this post is for you. This year I […]

Five Fun Facts about Brenda Reid

Brenda Reid is one of the most influential folks I’ve met in my professional career. We first met when I was leading product for a Recruiting ATS and she was advocating for her company’s needs. I recall relatively innocent conversation of ours that had a massive impact on my understanding of just why getting recruitment […]

Five Fun Facts about Tracey Parsons

Tracey Parsons got her start in Talent Acquisition Technology in the late 90’s like myself, but it wasn’t until we both worked together at SmashFly that our paths crossed. Upon joining SmashFly, I heard rumors of this amazing consultant we had previously worked with for an early customer. That work helped evolve SmashFly’s offering in […]

Ten Gems – May 2019

Congratulations to all of the new graduates entering the workforce. It’s a time of celebration, and achievement. For the life-long learners in all of us, here’s a look at some happenings from this past month worth revisiting. There’s a lot to take in here, so be ready to block your calendar to consume some amazing […]

Five Fun Facts about Allyn Bailey

Allyn Bailey is the Talent Acquisition Transformation Manager over at Intel. She is stirring up some truly revolutionary ideas about how businesses approach recruitment and why they should be throwing that old “funnel system” in the garbage. It’s an approach most Talent Acquisition teams can learn from – I’ve verbally referenced content form this article […]

Six Questions You Should be Asking Your ATS Provider

If you at Unleash in Vegas, stop by the Expo Hall Influencer Stage at noontime on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019. I’ll be chatting with Gerry Crispin and Martin Burns on the topic of measuring the return of recruitment advertising strategies. This chat came about due to this post from a few months back. You can […]

Five Fun Facts about Jennifer Tracy

Back in 2003 Jennifer Tracy was at ARAMARK running their newly launched staffing centers. She was doing some amazing (some might call them revolutionary!) things, and as a then recruiting product manager I had to come see for myself. Her ideas are truly inspiring and she is someone I’ve been continually learning from and collaborating […]

Recruiting Starts with LinkedIn, Unless You Have a Strategy

A few weeks we discussed two recruiting turnaround tales (which you can read here: tale 1, tale 2). It was noted that both were using the same failing solution at the start. That solution was LinkedIn. Don’t get me wrong, I love LinkedIn. I use it frequently, and for many employers it’s an amazing and […]

Ten Gems – March 2019

Yesterday’s April Fools post was about Amazon’s choosing Memphis for HQ2. In writing this article, I discovered that I literally grew inside an arboretum (pic is above) and according to someone named Jennifer in support, if we all email: dearjetblue@jetblue.com saying “please consider adding direct flights to and from Boston/Memphis,” it can only help. These […]

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