The "War for Talent" is status quo.

First, I would like to acknowledge that “war for talent” is a dated phrase; it’s just how things are now. No political commentary (only in my head, kids), but the war metaphor is stale. And…poaching talent doesn’t exist. People aren’t fish. When can the recruiting industry stop talking a la Glengarry Glen Ross? No coffee…

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Resume funkaliciousness…I like pink.

OK, it’s not for everybody. Or even mostlybody. However, this is fun. Bam!   (More info on FastCompany here) I love novelty, when it doesn’t interfere with practicality. What can I say…I am a practical gal. I think novelty and practicality can exist in harmony though. So here’s what you need to think about to rock…

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If I could do it all again, I’d do something different. But it still wouldn’t be that.

Sometimes I think about what would have happened if I majored in something else besides business in college. I mean, that business degree comes in handy-ish. An actual requirement to do my job? Not so much. I was in a training last week where we were calculating the net present value of a project. And…

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The threat of the false positive by way of stupid pet tricks

I’m always interested in other companies’ interview processes. It helps me realize that some of the stuff we do really does feel like innovation to other companies even though it’s just part of our regular process. I also realize that some of the things that work at a small company aren’t going to hold water…

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