Let’s Hangout and Talk – Getting Ready to Staff Up at the Start of 2018…

If you’re a client or follower of Jobvite, you know the Recruiter Nation Live series.  It started with the Recruiter Nation Live Conference in San Francisco last June, and continued with the Recruiter Nation Live Roadshow that brought real recruiter talk to 9 cities in North America over the last three months.  The feedback was great – you loved it, so we’re…

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The Supreme Court passes on ruling on LGBT workplace rights … for now

Ironically, it happened on the same day that President Trump nominated U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Commissioner Chai Feldblum, a true champion of LGBT workplace rights, to serve a third term at the EEOC. Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to grant certiorari in Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital. In plain English, the Supreme Court passed. Last…

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Onboarding Is Successful When Expectations Are Met

I think as a general rule, people are happy when their expectations are met. If Mr. Bartender and I go out to dinner, we expect a nice meal. When our expectations are met, we’re happy. When they aren’t, we’re disappointed. Same happens with candidates. When they accept a job offer, they expect to like their…

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VIDEO: Using BHAGs as a Goal Setting Technique for High Performers…

Big, hairy, audacious goals, or BHAGs, are visionary, strategy statements designed to focus a group of people around a common initiative. They traditional differ from our other goal setting techniques because BHAGS are usually positioned toward by a large group (rather than individuals) and they typically span a large amount of time than any of…

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How to Spend the Last Two Weeks of the Year

When I worked in Corporate America, I often worked during the last two weeks of the year. At first, because I had to. Everyone else had more seniority and vacation time. Later in my career, I did it because I wanted to. The last two weeks of the year are so nice and quiet. Fewer…

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“The Employment Law Year in Review” webinar recap

Thank you to everyone who tuned in to “The Employment Law Year in Review” webinar we hosted yesterday. A couple of housekeeping items: If you signed up, Jon Hyman will be emailing you a link to both the slide deck and a recording of the presentation. And here are the cheat codes for people who didn’t…

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Developing Great Leaders: The Human Workplace Perspective

Guest post from Andy Swann:To develop great leaders, we need to develop everyone. In the modern world of work, being a leader doesn’t require a job title, it’s something any or all of us can take responsibility for. Sure, some of us agree to be tasked with it, but that doesn’t mean those are the…

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