This interview is with Dr. Elizabeth Speck, Founder and Principal of MindOpen Learning Strategies, a training, coaching, and consulting company that helps organizations achieve social justice goals through transformative workplace learning experiences. Congratulations on speaking at the SHRM Annual Conference. For those who were not able to attend, what was the premise of your talk? What are the 1-3 takeaways you want every SHRM member to know from your talk?
In a time where the HR industry is rapidly changing, the rise of HR blogs discussing trends, insights, and giving advice have never been more plentiful. From sites covering critical topics to blogs providing advice for tricky (or even awkward) workplace scenarios, you’ll have all the HR resources you need in order to succeed. For those that don’t have time to comb through every blog out there, we’ve done you
An HR director is integral to any corporation. While a CEO might be the one to lead a company, an HR director ensures that the organization has the human talent necessary to execute the job. Overall, any success business would fall short without the skill, insight, and experience an HR director can contribute. So if you find yourself wondering, “What does an HR director do?” we’ll answer the question in
While some “out-of-the-box,” fun interview questions might seem pointless, asking the right nontraditional questions can add major value to any interview. These funky job questions can test a candidate’s ability to adapt or identify if they would be a cultural fit. Here’s our compilation of creative questions that still yield relevant responses. Ask these 6 fun interview questions to find the perfect hire Teach me something I don’t know in
If you’re looking to constantly improve your HR capabilities, reading one of the many great HR books is a fun way to stay both engaged and educated on new practices and strategies. Industry leaders and researchers have compiled their insights on how to change your HR game. From workforce analytics to HR scorecards, we’ve compiled a list of the best HR books you need to pick up. Refresh your education
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As your company grows, it is important to ensure that your workforce is maintaining a constant level of productivity. Often times, large corporations with many employees allow low performing employees to fly under the radar. That is, until they are forced to lay off a considerable amount of employees to cut costs! In order to avoid this, employers should take measures to motivate their employees and increase their productivity. By
Tell us about yourself, and how you got into recruiting. “I have been in the recruiting industry for nearly 20 years. As one of the founding members of an employment website (Jobing.com), I have worked closely with managers, business owners, and literally thousands of candidates. I have personally hired sales, marketing, operations, recruiters, and various support positions myself. I have built businesses and grew the internal teams to do so.
In recent years, there has been a craze surrounding the startup culture in America. Why? The idea of conquering the American Dream has paved the way for young entrepreneurs to hop onto the trend. This has also affected many entry-level employees. This is because employees value their innovative culture and benefits. After analyzing all the aspects of the startup culture, there remains one major element that truly makes a difference:
How do executive recruiters absorb a resume when they receive one? What do executive recruiters look for on a resume to determine whether to follow up? We asked several executive recruiters what they look for on a resume for senior to leadership level opportunities and summarized their quotes below. Note: Most recruiters mentioned that they look at and analyze all of these areas in about 30 – 60 seconds. The