Stirring Up Staffing…(part 1)

If you want to spark up a real juicy conversation among HR types, ask the following question: “Is HR responsible for turnover?” Then stand back, admire your work, and enjoy the debate that follows. This subject is a sticky wicket – Human Resources rightfully own the...

Pareto’s Principle is for Amateurs

I joke, I joke…Pareto’s Principle is the equivalent of business gospel, and I’ve been evangelized. Sometime after my 35th year on this planet, I began to realize that if everything is a priority, then nothing is a priority. Oddly enough, that’s...

Lost in Your Translation

Words mean something. We are forever reminded of this, whether it be a tersely interpreted email, an emotional outburst at your child, or any number of recorded gaffes that become internet memes for the ages. The advent of social media as an additional communication...

Unemployed and Ignored

I wrote about this in a previous post…”The Stink of Unemployment” specifically refers to the proclivity of recruiters to utilize “employment status” as an unspoken job requirement. In other words, if you’re not currently employed,...