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Our Employer Brand Is Crisis.

I can’t really say I miss my days in PR with any sort of nostalgia, nor do I think of it fondly – in fact, in retrospect, it kind of sucked. So, why do I bring all of this up? Well, recently, one of my friends forwarded me an article in the Boston Globe with the […]

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Job Boards Aren’t Dead, Just Different.

Innovation and competition have always gone hand in hand, and the recruiting technology industry has historically been no exception to this rule. One has to look no further than only a few years back to see evidence of a trend that, like most history, seems to be repeating itself, as “job boards” rebrand, retool and […]

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Big Data Doesn’t Always Add Up.

I will admit that I am not a leader in any way, shape or form. I have managed as many as a dozen direct reports at once, but the problem is, I’m a solipsist, you see, and would rather execute on my own shit than operationalize others’, which is pretty much what management is. I […]

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Big Data, Small Minds: The Real Math Problem in Recruiting

Every time I hear someone talk about anything involving stupid, specious concepts in recruiting, which is to say pretty much the entire response to that “join the conversation” cliché in our little industry, I get a little nauseous. I’m no etymologist, but I’m pretty sure if you can’t define a buzzword without using another buzzword, […]

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