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Nine Ways Recruiting Is Broken, Broken, Broken

Liz Ryan | Posted 10.23.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

We let hiring managers act out their fears and longings on a blank sheet of paper (or a page on a screen) and we call it a job spec, whereas it could more reasonably be called a Delusional Vision of the White Knight Who Will Save Me.

A 'Simplicant' Solution To Unemployment

Sajjad Masud | Posted 09.26.2012 | Small Business
Sajjad Masud

Among the various macro and micro economic reasons contributing to the situation are the many inefficiencies in the job market that are keeping employers from filling their open positions in a timely and efficient way.

Joblessness Takes Its Toll

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 09.25.2012 | Money
Rayanne Thorn

What do you say to someone who has followed all your suggestions, done his homework, and is a good man... A good man who just can't seem to catch a break.

When Your Employees Thrive, So Does Your Business

Leah Busque | Posted 09.17.2012 | Small Business
Leah Busque

So how do we go about keeping employees happy at TaskRabbit? Sure, we have our ping-pong tables, Nerf guns, and video games, but that's just the start.

A Human Voice in a Job Ad?

Liz Ryan | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

If we want to run job ads that smart people will respond to, we've got to do better. We can put a human voice in a job ad.

Marc Lamont Hill

LIVE DISCUSSION: From Class Trips To Recruiting Trips... Is Athletics Stealing Our Students? | Marc Lamont Hill | Posted 07.05.2012 | Sports

The most talented young athletes can be recruited now for college sports and a career in the limelight as early as the seventh grade. They can seal th...

Philanthropy Mindset Hampers Sustainability Efforts

John Friedman | Posted 07.09.2012 | Business
John Friedman

How can we say we are building a business model if so many of us building it are following the charity model ourselves? As we tell businesses that they can do well by doing good, how many of us are remaining content to do good without doing well?

The Worst Way to Pick a Job Candidate

Liz Ryan | Posted 06.17.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

Life is too short to waste time with amoeba companies who don't understand human beings, only spreadsheets and policies and hoary job-interview scripts. Those guys don't get you, and they don't deserve you.

5 Tips to Leverage Social Media to Get a Job

Megan Berry | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business
Megan Berry

If it turns out there is one dream job out there for you, social media is also a great place to do a stunt or go the extra mile to prove to them how great you are for the job. Go ahead, tweet your way to a job.

Gerry Smith

U.S. Government's Urgent Mission: Recruit Hackers For 'The Next Manhattan Project' | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.08.2011 | Technology

LAS VEGAS -– In the sea of mohawks, piercings and tattoos, they stood out like uninvited guests. But the federal agents attending the hacker confere...

7 on 7 Football: Organizations Wanting to Help Young Kids or Sharks Looking to Make a Profit?

Philip Hunt | Posted 09.13.2011 | Sports
Philip Hunt

7 on 7's provide student-athletes with a chance to improve their skills, learn new techniques, and in some cases learn about the crucial next steps to have an opportunity to play college football and earn a degree.

Michigan Snags Five Star Recruit From Ohio State

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 09.10.2011 | Sports

Just when you thought thing couldn't possibly get any worse for Ohio State, today the Buckeyes -- who last week vacated all of their football victorie...

Students Compete to Be Top in Tech at Google Games

Lauren Zumbach | Posted 06.13.2011 | Technology
Lauren Zumbach

Teams raced to complete challenges designed by Googlers, featuring geek trivia, puzzles, a word association game, coding challenge, and game blitz. The event is designed to give students a taste of the Google lifestyle.

Marketing Overqualified to Your Advantage in the Job Search

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Organizations are seeing a lot of senior candidates apply for roles below their typical pay grade. If you are lucky enough to land a job interview, make sure you are in control of your message.

Unpaid Internships: Elephant in the Room

Robin Richards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robin Richards

There's a lot to be said about unpaid internships. Is it an economic dilemma that employers need to tackle? Or is it a political quandary for the government to figure out?

Knowing When It's Time To Fire Your Boss

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

In a decade of career coaching, I have learned that people don't leave jobs, they leave bad bosses.

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 29: Where Can We Find Tech-Savvy Talent? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz explains how to hire tech geeks, why more investors are looking overseas and what you can do to stay on Aaron Sorkin's good...

Interviewing Help: Reducing Your Risk of Making a Bad Hire

Donna Flagg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Donna Flagg

You're a hiring manager.... You feel the pain.... Sometimes it's more obvious than others when a candidate just isn't right for a particular job. It...

PMC = Philippine Military Contractor

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

I've noted before that the PMC sector is a global one. This is an often repeated and certainly not original assertion but it is not taken nearly serio...

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 25: Where Can I Find Good Part-Time Employees? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz explains where to find quality talent and why you may not need a patent for your invention. Plus, Lauren does her best Mary...

Ask,Tell, Enlist

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Adam Rose Discusses USC Scandal On ESPN (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Huff TV

Huffington Post Associate Editor Adam Rose went on ESPN this afternoon to discuss the ways in which the University of Southern California is respondin...

Supreme Court Helps Out Kagan

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Supreme Court has yanked the rug out from under the argument that Kagan shouldn't have had the option to bar military recruiters from campus while dean of Harvard law school. Today's ruling affirms that right for universities.

Obesity & Military: Almost 30 Percent Of Young Americans Too Fat To Fight, Generals Say

McClatchy | Patrick Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A group of more than 50 retired generals and admirals says a growing number of young Americans are too fat to fight. A study released last week by Mi...

Golden Recruiting Rules

Jodi R. R. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jodi R. R. Smith

They say you never forget your first time. My first job requisition posting as a brand new human resources representative was back in the days when n...