Earlier this week, the news broke that job board/social network platform LinkedIn had pulled recruitment marketing ads placed by Toptal, a firm that places engineers & designers with employers, for using images of women images that had been deemed “unfit” by users. The women were “too attractive” to be considered engineers in one some cases,(…)
What if we put as much time, energy and concerted effort into developing programs that made sure our candidates got just as much attention as the pre-born baby sea turtles get to help ensure their survival??
Today is World Autism Awareness Day & it’s truly become a global movement. With 85% of those with ASD still unemployed, we still have quite a bit of work on our end to do to shift the image of autism from the child to the adult worker.
Social media has not only transformed our ability to communicate and connect, but it’s transparency will impact our brand and leave a lasting mark on our “digital footprint.”
As we close out the year and prepare for 2013, there’s a lot of talk of “new year, new you.” Diet tricks for people to lose bulk and beauty tricks to become more attractive run rampant this time of year. Naturally, I couldn’t help but think about some of the bulk that could stand to(…)
Lately I’ve been reading more blogs, paying attention to topical themes are making the rounds in our circles. Laurie Ruettimann’s blog has caught my eye a couple of times lately, most recently her December 20th post on working from home. This is not to be confused with ‘stay-at-home parents’ who are CEOs of their own(…)
Silence is a very funny thing. There’s a proverb that teaches silence is also a speech… and I agree with that. What that speech communicates depends on the context of the situation, of course. One of my favorite words of wisdom by Emerson is actually on the subject of silence, “Let us be silent, that(…)
As circumstance would have it, a good deal of my friends/professional connections have made career moves & changes over the last year… including myself. It’s been interesting to see how we all individually have handled what is a largely similar walk from a macro level: while we all had various different circumstances that precipitated the(…)