Category Archives: Hiring

Recruit While Supporting Internal Talent

July 29, 2017   

In June, the Canadian government announced in a cheery video message that it was recruiting top researchers from around the world. Their recruitment drive was well timed. In June, Canada was about to kick off a series of high-profile celebrations to market its 150th anniversary.  However, many onlookers have suggested that the government’s announcement of […]

read more

Training Talent for “Storeless” Retail

July 24, 2017   

With Amazon’s recent purchase of Whole Foods, the retail industry continues to reel as it contemplates the future. Most certainly, it now seems that moving forward, more and more retail transactions will take place without stores. This means that training retail talent will also need to be radically rethought and at least some retailers (namely […]

read more

Voice Modulation Masks Gender but Doesn’t Work

July 21, 2017   

Recently, scandals at Uber and other tech companies have continued to draw attention to the fact that gender equity in the workplace is still an ongoing struggle and one that won’t be easily overcome with good intentions or even progressive policies. A key problem is that gender bias breed gender bias. Men are more likely […]

read more

Five Ways to Check In on Summer Interns

July 13, 2017   

Managing summer interns is never easy. While some interns turn out to be future colleagues, other interns create more work than they carry out and some even prove to be a huge liability. In 2010, an intern at TechCrunch was busted when it was discovered that he was asking startups for big gifts (e.g., a […]

read more

Is Uber Unique or Are Other Tech Companies Just Lying?

July 1, 2017   

Travis Kalanick, the bullheaded CEO and founder of Uber, resigned last month after a private meeting in a downtown Chicago hotel that reportedly dragged on for hours.  It was in Chicago that Mr. Kalanick received a “surprise visit” from two venture capitalists: Matt Cohler and Peter Fenton of the Silicon Valley firm Benchmark, which is one of […]

read more

Optimism is High Among Workers: Leverage It!

May 6, 2017   

By now, anyone working in the talent management sector has encountered more than their share of depressing headlines about workplace engagement. Yes, we know…it’s at an all time low. What many people don’t realize is that workplace engagement has been sluggish for nearly two decades across sectors. Low levels of workplace engagement among Millennial workers […]

read more

Can You Predict Potential?

March 25, 2017   

One of the most difficult and important tasks carried about by any human resources professional is predicting potential. After all, hiring someone at entry level and bringing them up through the ranks can yield a great return on investment over time while generating other organizational benefits. Long-term employees tend to attract other long-term employees. If […]

read more

Would you Hire Trump?

October 11, 2016   

Would your organization hire Trump? As absurd as it is (after all, Donald Trump, the Republican nominee, has never worked for anyone but himself), it’s a question worth asking.  It also happens to be the very question posed in a New York Times editorial today. As Andrew Ross Sorkin observes, “Given the Republican presidential nominee’s […]

read more

Fewer PhDs Can Benefit Business

September 16, 2016   

Today, many graduate schools are watching something unfold that they have not seen in decades: declining interest in graduate programs. The latest national data, released just last week by the Council of Graduate Schools, indicates that there has been a 4.3 percent decrease in applicants to graduate schools over the past year. But what does […]

read more

Makerspaces: New Way to Recruit Talent?

August 31, 2016   

If you don’t already know, “makerspaces” are one of the newest things in education. Taking a page from punk’s DIY (do-it-yourself) handbook, makerspaces have recently popped up in libraries, schools and community centers across the nation. While they are sometimes back-to-basics workshops complete with metal works and woodshops, most are equipped with 3-D printers, computers […]

read more

Copyright © 2017 TalentManagement360.com and Telania, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy. If you have any questions, contact us here.