Monthly Archives: March 2013

Hello I am a recruiter’s Worst Nightmare

Interesting pronouncement but I assure you you that it did not come from my mouth to heaven’s ears. Several years ago when I thought about trying to return to the full time corporate side of HR a seasoned recruiter made … Continue reading

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From the Benchmarking File: What is your fellow Corporate Mobility Experts doing?

Financial Times (http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/e12735f8-8f05-11e2-a39b-00144feabdc0,Authorised=false.html?_i_location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ft.com%2Fcms%2Fs%2F0%2Fe12735) in their March 17, 2013 issue announced that Royal Dutch Shell just reimbursed a former top executive for a $1,296,680 loss on sale plus purchased his $3.1 million dollar home in the Netherlands when he could not … Continue reading

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Please do not judge the book by its Degree- The Marissa Mayer Edict Part II

Over the past almost 7 years that we have been blogging int he HR space we have made much about the bad decision by corporate management to rely solely on the recruitment of passive candidates to fulfill their talent management … Continue reading

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Liability or Asset – The Marissa Mayer Edict

It has been an interesting week between Marissa Mayer’s clamp down on telecommuters at Yahoo and Sheryl Sandberg’s pitch that women sabotage their own careers.In both arenas there seems to be a criterion missing. That criterion is how do you … Continue reading

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From Employee Benefit News – Do you know what you need to do?

‘Nursing mother’ break requirement spurs By John Thompson March 8, 2013 An obscure part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act obligates employers covered by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act to allow a worker to take unpaid break … Continue reading

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It is choice not chance that defines our destiny

Awhile back we posted a blog entry in this space based on the marque of a local church. When I drove by it the other day the announcement of this Sunday’s sermon was on the marque and is the title … Continue reading

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Achieving HR Excellence through Six Sigma seminar returns to Columbus. OH

Once upon a time there was a human resource professional who believed that there was a better way to perform the HR duties than the organization did at the present time. Every day the HR pro talked to management about … Continue reading

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