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Recruiters and Falsehoods!!!
Falsehoods, that is the nice way to say lies. The act of stating falsehoods, or lies, is way more…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on December 18, 2014 at 3:51pm — No Comments
This post will be the beginning of a series of posts based on our book Achieving HR Excellence through Six Sigma and its sequel A Field Guide to Achieving HR Excellence through Six Sigma to be released by Productivity Press in late 2015 or early 2016. It is our intent to take you on a unique journey, which is like no journey you have ever been on. We can provide you the departure point but I have no way to tell you where you will end up. There are…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on December 16, 2014 at 11:22am — No Comments
Fact, Fiction and Reputation!!
So what do you think happens when you are assigned for several years to groups that…
Added by Dean Da Costa on December 11, 2014 at 5:57pm — No Comments
This has been a very troubling last couple of weeks for me. I thought that we had progressed as a society beyond the point where we were stereotyping individuals based on our views of the world. Along with the rest of the world we watched the events unfold in reaction to New York, Ferguson, Cleveland and Phoenix. I was following a thread on Facebook in which a fellow member of the National Speakers Association was denied the opportunity to bring his powerful message to a University Campus…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on December 10, 2014 at 11:27am — No Comments
Looking for Predetermined responses can cost you candidate!
Throughout my career there is one thing I have noticed out of novice recruiters,…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on December 4, 2014 at 2:53pm — No Comments
Good Recruiters are Empathic!!!
Good Recruiters are, Empathic, the ability to sense or feel others emotions, and motivations.…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on November 26, 2014 at 6:13pm — No Comments
Complacency is a recruiters worst enemy!!
Recruiters can suffer from the same negative effects of success that anyone…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on November 20, 2014 at 1:24pm — No Comments
What kind of manager are you? You really have only two options in today’s global workplace. The first one can be equated to the lion tamer in the circus. Is this a fair indication of your management style? If you still operate under the notion that your employees have a job to do. That they have a certain set way to do things and that each employee understands that their purpose is to follow in lack step your demands. As a manger, you firmly believe in command and control style of corporate…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on November 15, 2014 at 11:28am — No Comments
Leaders VS Managers
Recently I was asked by a fellow professional what is the difference…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on November 13, 2014 at 7:38pm — No Comments
On the way to the Veterinarian’s for an emergency run, we passed a church whose billboard stated “You can’t see the picture, if you are inside the frame.” The statement clearly applies to both our organizations and the dichotomy that exists in almost every workplace on the face of this globe we call earth.
Taiichi Ohno, the creator of the Toyota Production System, charged his managers with standing in a circle and observing the organization in real time. If we take Ohno’s charge in to…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on November 6, 2014 at 9:33pm — No Comments
The Forgotten Secret Weapons to Optimization!!
What are these "Secret weapon" you wonder! A Dictionary and Thesaurus. That is…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on November 6, 2014 at 3:28pm — No Comments
REBSEA’s 400th Member is a Realtor who Donates to Veterans
REBSEA, the Real Estate & Business Social Enterprise Association, has reached a new milestone of 400 members comprised of Real Estate Agents, Mortgage Lenders, Insurance Agents, and Businesses who Donate to Nonprofits throughout the United States and Canada.…
Added by David Matluck on November 4, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
The power of LinkedIn as a tool for listening and learning is often overlooked. As the world’s premier online professional network, thousands of discussions take place there every day with many being accessible by search to members. Following are some of the ways that you can use LinkedIn to learn more about topics and people of interest to you.
This news aggregator enables you to select people (Influencers) and…Continue
Added by Stan Robinson, Jr. on November 1, 2014 at 12:47pm — No Comments
Total Staffing Optimization(TSO)
Total Staffing Optimization (TSO), is the optimization of job description, resume(were appropriate),…
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 31, 2014 at 3:47pm — No Comments
When Administrivia gets in the way!!…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 23, 2014 at 6:10pm — No Comments
I recently had the pleasure of talking to the members of the Mobile, AL chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. Prior to my presentation, during the networking opportunity I walked the room stopping at each table and asking whether they were ready to go back to work and empower change in their organization. At one of the tables I stopped at, I received the response “sure as long as I don’t have to resign.”
We can’t remove the organizational inefficiencies unless we…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on October 22, 2014 at 1:40pm — No Comments
The Candidate Experience!!!!
Some time ago, about a month, I put on my blog a post about "The Candidate Experience".…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 16, 2014 at 5:28pm — No Comments
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Robert McDonald, The new V.A. Secretary just announced an additional $207 million dollars in funding for grants to help up to 70,000 veterans and their families keep their homes. This news was bolstered with an announcement from the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development stating that they would dedicate $62 million dollars toward a rental assistance program to bring 9000 homeless vets off the…
Added by David Matluck on October 8, 2014 at 12:53pm — No Comments
What else can a Recruiter Do!!
The great debate within companies has been around for some time. You are a "recruiter", that is all and…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 3, 2014 at 3:05pm — No Comments