Tag: attributes

3 Elements of Great Job Postings that Attract Talent

“The truth is that as much as a company is only glancing at a job applicant’s resume for 6 seconds, candidates are doing just about the same thing with job descriptions. If you are not attracting them at that first or second sentence, you’ve lost them,” explains Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout Inc., and […]


HR—The Toughest Job (Laszlo Bock)

“[HR] You have the hardest job in business,” says Laszlo Bock, former SVP of People Operations at Google.

Attributes Gap: Are You Delivering What Jobseekers Are Looking for?

Are U.S. employers delivering on what potential employees want most? Results from a recent survey by Randstad US, a staffing and HR services company in the United States, indicates that in many cases they do not, and an “attributes gap” exists.

Don’t mistake activity for achievement

Early in my career, I worked for a boss who, every time he returned from vacation, measured the productivity of his staff by the number of reports and memos he had waiting from each person. It didn’t take long for his staff to realize if you wanted to impress upon him that you had worked hard […]