Don’t Make a “Bigg” Hiring Mistake

Labor Day weekend, a time for family, cooking out and enjoying some warm, apple pie.  One news article captured my attention like no other.  Nickelodeon (a children’s television network) was caught with their pants down. Have you ever heard the phrase “past actions predict future behaviors”?  When hiring talent, most companies perform a behavioral interview to gauge […]

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Are You Innovative Enough?

Ask yourself a question….”what is the most innovative thing I have accomplished professionally this year?”  My journey started with a New Year’s resolution.  That resolution included being happy at work, using my creativity to build something cool and never being required to wear a tie ever again. Thus began a new job search in January 2011.  As […]

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HR Under the Influence

I had the pleasure of attending the SHRM 2012 conference on Sunday night and all day Monday!  Many of the key Human Resource influencers were out and about with the clicking keyboards of bloggers and tweeters under the city night lights and rings, vibrates and glows of smartphones!  It was a great time of learning and having fun; what a […]

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9 Reasons to Blog!

[tweetmeme source=”alexputman”] In October I presented at the 2011 SHRM-Atlanta Annual conference on the topic of blogging.  The biggest question; Why Blog?  There are several reasons to blog and below is a list of benefits to being a blogger. Engagement (being part of a conversation & dialogue via comments) Tool to develop discussion around key topics/products Marketing tool for your thoughts […]

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