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I’m Hiring, So What the Hell?

I don’t think social recruiting works, but I have a blog with a lot of followers that’s synched with this feed. So since I’m hiring, what the hell? Here goes nothing…

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So, You Want To Be A Recruiter?

While there’s been some slight advances in the tools and technologies available for finding top talent, even the most advanced systems are simply automating what the most effective sourcers and recruiters have always done and will always do, because you don’t need a matching algorithm, machine learning or even any professional certification or credentials to […]

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Seen Work: A Dispassion Play.

This is a one act play about recruiting that was published on a Wordpress blog. As Off Broadway as it gets…

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Shit I Did in 2015.

Warning: massive self-indulgence ahead. It’s my blog, asshole. Last year, I looked back at 2014 and thought, at the time, I had had my annus mirabilis. I had just settled into my apartment with my fiance, my preternaturally cute Cavalon puppy, and was just starting to get a taste of what actually having people pay […]

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Socialist Media: Viaja en Cuba.

“A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past.”   – Fidel Castro. Contrary to popular belief, I actually take great pains not to personally attack people, only institutions – which means that while I can attack “HR Ladies” in general, writing a response to my most recent trip to Cuba would […]

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Long Posts.

There are a lot of people out there who think that the blog posts I write are too long. You will like this one, because I’ll keep it brief by reminding you, you’re not the reason I do this.

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Selling Out.

An editor is not supposed to interject their own voice or agenda into their publication; ostensibly, similar to stage managers or offensive linemen or HR generalists, our job is to stay hidden in the background; like the above professions, the only time anyone takes notice of our work is when we screw up. An editor […]

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Diverse Erection Careers.

If you think you have a hard time overcoming stuff like negative Glassdoor reviews, compensation that’s not competitive with the market or some of the other challenges most commonly ascribed to employer branding initiatives, trust me. You have nothing to worry about; some recruiters out there have it way worse.

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Temporary Insanity.

“Don’t worry. You’ll get the hang of it.” With those famous last words, she pivoted on a worn heel and walked back around the corner to the fluorescent drenched cube farm set aside for the office and administrative staff , leaving me alone at the oversized front desk. The glass divider separating this desk from […]

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Fit Happens.

“I do this for my culture, To let them know what my peeps look like when we roll in a Roadster. Show them how to move in a room full of vultures; Industry is shady, it needs to be taken over.” -Jay Z We all understand the inherent importance, and strategic value, of company culture, particularly […]

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