Thought Diversity: A New Way to Hire, Manage and Reward

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When you think of effective workplace diversity, you probably think of people of different genders, races, and cultures putting their diverse backgrounds to good use. You may also think about legal requirements and ensuring compliance. These thoughts are correct, but there’s another way to think about diversity. There’s a growing trend when it comes to…

6 Steps to Analyze Post-Hire Data and Improve Your Recruitment Marketing Efforts

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Recruiting doesn’t end once you’ve made your hire. Valuable post-hire data exists if you know where to look and what to do with it. It’s not enough for companies to spend thousands of dollars investing in an applicant tracking system. I see companies missing out on key data opportunities all the time. To…

One Last Word From TLNT’s Founding Editor: Aloha, Adios, and Goodbye

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Six years ago this week, I joined ERE Media to tackle what seemed at the time like an overwhelming project: Develop a new blog/website focused on HR and talent management. My first thought on Day 1? What the hell did I get myself into? Today, 72 months later, as I prepare to depart…

Is The Uber Deal A Step Toward A Third Worker Classification?

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The ride-sharing company Uber recently announced a preliminary $100 million agreement to settle claims alleging that it improperly classifies its workforce as independent contractors. Because the settlement involves the foremost business entity in the new gig economy, this is a groundbreaking agreement that could provide guidance to many other emerging businesses that take…

The Logical Lessons Managers Can Learn From Mr. Spock


Editor’s Note: As I wrap up my time as Editor of TLNT — today is my last day — I wanted to share some of my favorite posts from over the years. Here’s one from February 2015. Mr. Spock has died. He lived long, and prospered. Of course, Star Trek‘s Mr. Spock, the character, will still be…

The Secret To Business and Workplace Success? It’s Getting Stuff Done

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Editor’s Note: As I wind down my stint as Editor of TLNT — Friday is my last day — I wanted to share some of my favorite posts from over the years. Here’s one from April 2013.   Sometimes, the most complicated questions have the simplest answers. This can be a little hard to comprehend because…