Aggressive Recruiting: Acquiring the Talent and Avoiding the Buildings

There is a very interesting article today on ere.net, written by Dr. John Sullivan, regarding aggressive recruiting as an alternative to a merger and acquisition. His point is an excellent one if what you are seeking in the M&A; is the talent of the target organization. He calls this the “neutron bomb” approach, where you …

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Attracting Employees: Great Job and Cool Red Shorts

How would you like to have an organization where people not only wanted to work, they actually trained to compete for the positions that were open? Sound unreal? It is not. It is the L.A. County Lifeguards! There is an article in the June 6th issue of the Wall Street Journal entitled Sink or Swim …

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Mentors and Meeting Face to Face: Writer's Block Leads to a Great Find

All morning I was struggling with a topic for a blog. I thought of a couple outlandish, like “Treat Your Employees Like Puerto Rican Races Horses: Perform or Die” and then I realized that had been done, it is called the GE Way. So I went looking for inspiration by reading other blogs. It did …

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Environmental Scanning: Some Great Reads on HR

As I was catching up on some reading, after having been on a trip to California, I wanted to point out to you some great reads and some new materials for you, especially if you are involved in recruiting. Kris Dunn of The HR Capitalist has started another blog on recruiting called Fistful of Talent. …

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