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My name is Harley Blakeman. I am one of the roughly twenty million Americans living with a felony criminal record. As an entrepreneur, my company has taken a pain point that millions face daily and turned it into a viable business – www.HonestJobs.co – a free-to-use, national fair-chance employment platform.

April 15, 2019

Today, as advocates celebrate Equal Pay Day, we’ll be reminded that there is a pay gap between men and women. But calculating the differences is far more complex than applying a simple formula, and the causes remain hard to explain.

April 2, 2019

 

Your CEO’s top worries are workforce related. The Global Leadership Forecast 2018 from DDI reported that building a leadership pipeline and retaining their top talent are worry #1 and #2. And they are right to worry, because a motivated workforce is truly a competitive advantage that ensures today’s top priorities are achieved and that people are learning, developing and growing in order to successfully address tomorrow’s challenges.

February 24, 2019

 

Hello, hello, baby. You called, I can’t hear a thing.
I have got no service in the club, you see, see
Wha-Wha-What did you say?
Oh, you’re breaking up on me
Sorry, I cannot hear you, I’m kinda busy.

– Lady Gaga

 

February 20, 2019

 

Nearly 700,000 people are released from prison each year and are locked out of the job market. Those who have served their time should not be “re-sentenced” by employers, especially when businesses are experiencing a human capital crisis.

Last month, Congress and the Trump Administration passed and signed into law the bipartisan First Step Act, improving rehabilitation and re-entry opportunities for thousands of incarcerated men and women.

February 5, 2019

 

Over the past couple of weeks, I have realized that I work with a lot smart and talented people. I look back and my career and I have been fortunate enough to work with some of the best and brightest minds in their respective industries. I have and have had some fantastic bosses and peers that not only push me and bring out the best in me, they are also great people and friends. 

August 31, 2017

UAE Nets Highest Professional Migration Growth

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September 2, 2015
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Building a Magnetic Culture: How to Attract and Retain Top Talent to Create an Engaged, Productive Workforce

The perils of a disengaged workforce are well known—low productivity, high employee turnover, and failure to meet organization-wide goals. Less well known is what to do about it. How do you create a workforce that is always ready, able, and eager to take the organization to the next level?

August 3, 2015

The magazine’s first issue of the year features the article “What’s in Store for HR in 2015?” by Josh Bersin, principal and founder of Bersin by Deloitte. In the article, Bersin makes nine predictions about how HR will redefine the workplace this year.

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January 22, 2015

Some of the folks that I get the most resistance from when talking about bias are recruiters and hiring managers. They love to say things like “bigotry is stupid and bad business,” and “I just want to hire the best person for the job,” and “I don’t care about race.”

July 21, 2014
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Forecasting talent requirements can be daunting for human resource executives and involves planning. No matter the industry or business, essential components of this process require that HR professionals take the following steps:

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December 5, 2013

Instead of focusing on young applicants’ college degrees, consider their hobbies, travels and pastimes—pursuits that may tell an employer more about what those individuals can bring to a company than “a fancy piece of paper,” child prodigy Adora Svitak told attendees of the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2013 Diversity & Inclusion Conference.

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November 1, 2013

Check out the latest in the New York Times 'Corner Office' interview series, this one with CEO of Spreecast Jeff Fluhr, (who was also the founder of StubHub), and thus probably knows a few things about finding and retaining talent).

October 31, 2013

One of the books that I find myself recommending a lot is Orbiting the Giant Hairball by Gordon MacKenzie. It is a wonderfully written book touching on organizational culture, authenticity, courage, creativity, expression and other related issues. One of the stories in the book has always stuck with me, since the first time I read it.

October 15, 2013
Talent acquisition has always been an important part of effective talent management. This has become especially evident over the last 15 years, as the rapid evolution of technology and major shifts in the world economy have tested traditional processes. From the Dotcom boom to the Great Recession, a lot has changed in the world of work -- and many organizations struggle to keep up.
 
Reactionary Recruiting Doesn’t Work, Y’all!
August 21, 2013
"As a marketer, nothing is more important than building a strong, relevant brand. As a leader, nothing is more important than creating an energized, talented group of employees.
July 24, 2013
Asia’s evolving landscape of business growth is altering the region’s executive-development needs significantly. Asian companies are seeking to expand beyond their home markets more than ever before, and in this high-growth environment, many businesses are placing executives in senior leadership roles before they’re ready, which, in turn, is spotlighting the critical nature of talent development.
 
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June 20, 2013

What is the ultimate goal of talent management?  The answer depends on whom you ask within the field.  For recruiters, they may say it is to find the best people for the job.  For trainers, developing employees for success in their current and future roles may be the end goal.  At the HR director level, the goal may be retention and succession planning for the best and brightest.  Talent management has many different facets, making it tempting to focus on the most immediate and salient goals within an HR professional’s job responsibilities.  But all of these facets have one very important t

April 22, 2013

No one likes to gamble on talent.  It’s expensive!  And in today’s super-competitive, skills-starved and ever-changing talent landscape, the odds are stacked against HR.  

In order to place the best bets on talent, it’s critical for HR pros to stay on top of talent management trends.  There are many avenues to find great information, and of course, we at SHRM think that our Talent Management Conference and Exposition is the best.  

April 11, 2013