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Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs: The Skills Gap and What Companies Can Do About It

August 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Book Review

Also posted on the TalentCircles blog.
A refreshing short book by Peter Cappelli, Director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources! This is a must read for any HR Professional, of course, but even more for anyone who is in a management position and has the power, or simply the will, to put an end the current [...]

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“De-season” yourself to remain innovative!

July 27th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

Earlier this month, Heidi Groshelle invited me as a keynote speaker to the ExecEvent organized by Greg Duplessie — it is an exclusive networking event for industry executives focusing on the data storage marketplace. I was asked to share tips and tricks about being an executive. Vast topic! So I decided to address only one [...]

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Job Candidate Experience: Treating people well is excellent business

May 24th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

How many times have HR Professionals heard Gerry Crispin discuss the importance of providing an outstanding candidate experience? How many companies truly act on his recommendations? Not enough. To evaluate how your company fares, check one of Gerry Crispin’s presentations or make sure to catch one of his talks. If you believe that your company is ahead of [...]

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Social Technology in HR and Recruiting by John Sumser: Get a Move On!

December 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · Book Review

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis
I just finished reading The 2012 Index of Social Technology in HR and Recruiting, put together by John Sumser and the HR Examiner team.
The report covers initial attempts in leveraging social media in the sourcing and recruiting industry. Although quite a large variety of products are surveyed, the report primarily focuses on the [...]

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