#Top5HRReads (and listen to) for August 7

Took me a little longer, but mostly to narrow down the content this week! First, with Joe Biden about to announce his VP pick, I highly recommend the “That’s the Ticket” 3 part series from Crooked Media. The hosts go through the VP selection/vetting process, the changes that have occurred in recent years (mostly so …

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#HRSocialHour Twitter Chat with Talent Magnet Institute

We are so excited to be partnered with the Talent Magnet Institute for the month of August and even more excited that they are joining us for our twitter chat on August 9 at 7 pm ET. We will be chatting about some of the changes you may have made over the past months and …

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#Top5HRReads (and listen to) for July 31

I'm loving this little challenge for myself! Check out this week's recommendations & make some time for them: Sarah Morgan gets real and vulnerable on the Inclusion Solution in sharing her own experience living with anxiety. "Stopping the stigma, particularly around Black mental health, requires people to talk openly and specifically about our mental health …

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#Top5HRReads (and listen to) for July 24

So far, this is so easy! There's a ton of great content out there, so I'm happy that others are sharing with me things to read and listen to. Get ready for your weekend! You all know I'm a huge fan of Laurie Ruettimann's. Her podcast, PunkRock HR is on my must listen list every …

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One Thing You Should Change in Your Recruitment Process today.

The past few months have caused a lot of companies to adjust processes and figure out how to do things differently to keep staff safe and physically distant from one another. But how has this affected talent acquisition? Yes, we are likely seeing more video interviews than in person, but video pre-screens have been on the rise …

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Should We Use Race or Gender as a Requirement for Leadership Positions?

“My administration will look like the country, and I commit that I will in fact pick a woman to be Vice President.”Joe Biden, Democratic Presidential debate in March 2020. Joe Biden has committed to selecting a woman for his running mate. Should we do the same with our leadership positions? Should we commit to hiring …

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#HRSocialHour #HRRising Twitter Chat

Like most HR professionals on Twitter, I've been following Steve Browne for quite some time. He shares great content and is a strong supporter of getting and staying connected, in person and online. He has been an advocate of the #HRSocialHour since we began the chat and joined us for both our 1st and 100th …

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Top 5 Things Every HR Pro Should Read or Listen to this Weekend

Everyone loves a list. So each Friday, I will provide the top 5 things I think every HR professional should reach or listen to over the upcoming weekend. I will be asking select individuals to help me with this list, but if you see something you think should be shared, feel free to tag me. …

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The Most Taboo Topic in the Hiring Process

There’s a long list of topics that are “inappropriate” for the workplace: religion, sex, drugs, politics, money. We know these taboos, and we shush anyone about to bring them up. We want a “civil” work environment, so rather than train people on how to have a conversation about these topics, we pretend they don’t exist …

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#HRSocialHour Twitter Chat 7/12 7 pm ET: Small Business HR

According to the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, 99.7% of businesses have fewer than 500 workers and employ 46.8% of private sector employees. Small businesses accounted for 61.8% of net new jobs from the first quarter of 1993 until the third quarter of 2016. So small businesses make up a large part of the employment …

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