The Unofficial (and totally non-scientific) History of HR Blogging

I've been gearing up for the 10 year anniversary celebration of the Carnival of HR and, as we all know, I enjoy nothing more than a good party! The Carnival was started in 2007 by Suzanne Lucas (@RealEvilHRLady) who passed the reins over to Alison Green (@AskAManager) in 2008 before everything was handed off to Shauna

All Recruiting is Local: Triage

This has been quite the summer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Alton Sterling (July 5th). The ambush/shooting that resulted in the death of three law enforcement officers (July 17th). The flood of epic/biblical/Zeus tossing lighting bolts/’Tony Perkins didn’t understand God” proportion (August 12th /13th /14th). We were reeling, as a community, after the first two events; it’s

The Week in HR: Baton Rouge Edition

So what’s happening? What have y'all been talking about in HR & Recruiting over the past week? I’m sure I missed a blog post or two about “When Candidates Act Like Ryan Lochte.” There were, no doubt, numerous posts I didn’t read about the Randstad/Monster deal. I bet there was countless content churned out about

The #tru Community – Louisiana Style

I'm looking forward to a fun day! It's #truNOLA time and we'll be learning, sharing, collaborating and furthering relationships within our HR and Recruiting community. I love everything about these events. This is the third #tru I've hosted in Louisiana; we held #truNOLA in 2012, #truBatonRouge last year, and now we're set for the 2016 iteration. So what do

An Idea Worth Sharing: HR Style

The other day, while sitting in a track at #rcnvstexas thinking deep thoughts about the future of work and HR and whatnot, I received a text message from a friend. It was a simple one. It was also one of the Top 10 most boring phrases every human resources professional must employ in her