Kevin Grossman

About the Author

Kevin W. Grossman is the Talent Board vice president responsible for all aspects of the Candidate Experience Awards program and other Talent Board activities for North America. He also produces and hosts a new learning show called Reach West Radio where each week he talks with his guests about their effectual stretch and the impact it makes in the worlds of work and life. He co-founded and co-hosted the highly popular weekly TalentCulture #TChat Show with Meghan M. Biro for over five years. A certified Talent Acquisition Strategist (TAS) and Human Capital Strategist (HCS) by HCI, he has more than 17 years of domain expertise and familiarity with the HR and recruiting technology marketplace and remains a top social influencer in leadership, human resources, talent management, and recruiting. He has been a prolific "HR business" blogger and writer since 2004 and his first business book titled Tech Job Hunt Handbook was released in December 2012 from Apress.

The Complicated Dynamics Behind Workplace Bullying

Editor’s Note: Readers sometimes ask about past TLNT articles, so every Friday we republish a Classic TLNT post. I just didn’t want to go anymore. She made it nearly unbearable. It didn’t start off that way, though. When we first started working together as colleagues in the same department, our relationship was amicable and…

Who Says That HR Can’t Also Be Fun?

Editor’s Note: Sometimes readers ask about past TLNT articles. That’s why we republish a Classic TLNT post every Friday. I’m in HR because it’s fun.” Wait, what?!? “I’m in HR because it’s fun.” Wait, what?!? “I’m in HR because it’s fun.” That’s what I thought she said the first time, she being the VP…

The New Job Blues: You’re Hired, But Your New Boss Is Suddenly Fired

Facebook messenger popped up: Did you hear the news? The person messaging me was a new co-worker. I just stared at the words, a sick feeling of knowing something I didn’t want to know roiled in my stomach. The blinking cursor taunted me. I wrote back: What news? The cursor blinked a steady robotic wink….

Redefining Recruiting, and Is It Really the “Point” of HR?

It’s like getting hit on via an online dating site, professionally speaking, of course. A recruiter digs your LinkedIn profile, he sends you a LinkedIn InMail, which is followed by LinkedIn connection request: Kevin, I have an exciting opportunity with a new technology provider. I think you’re possibly a good fit, so let…

Disruptive Technology? Who Cares as Long as We’re Still Hiring?

The shift in public safety best practice was dramatic. Prior to early 1983, the Visalia, California police and fire dispatchers managed a manual process consisting of writing addresses on slips of paper when taking 911 calls. Plus, tracking police officers whereabouts manually via radio communication was tedious work. My mother, the dispatch supervisor…

Color by Numbers: Just Do the Math to Find Picture Perfect People

Without doing the math and coloring them in, you can still tell what most of them are. But that’s no fun when you’re six, just learning addition and loving to color pictures like my oldest daughter does. Adding the numbers together in each piece of the picture “puzzle” and then following the corresponding…

Here’s What Happens When Candidates Go From Passive to Active

Yes, you do it, too. Don’t deny it. When you’re gainfully employed, happily or not so, and you actually make the time to update your LinkedIn profile, for whatever reason, you uncheck the box in your account settings that reads: Let people know when you change your profile, make recommendations, or follow companies.

The Complicated Dynamics Behind Workplace Bullying

I just didn’t want to go anymore. She made it nearly unbearable. It didn’t start off that way, though. When we first started working together as colleagues in the same department, our relationship was amicable and tolerant. We because fast friends and got to know each other very well, including our spouses, lives…

Are You Ready For the Coming Decade of Change and Innovation?

I used to love that little Volkswagen Bug, the “Love Bug” named Herbie that many early Gen Xers like me remember vividly. Herbie was the do-good little car with a mind of its own, a driverless car that helped Dean Jones win many races and save the day. Over and over again. Movie…