Your job application was rejected by a human, not a computer.

INTRO:Recently I attended a presentation where a commonly held belief was repeated and I feel the need debunk this. The speaker stated “75% of applications are rejected by an ATS (applicant tracking system) and a human never sees them…” First, I want to point out that recruiters will tell you this is false. As theContinue reading “Your job application was rejected by a human, not a computer.”

New site who dis?

Hi there. If you’ve landed here it’s for two reasons 1) you saw me speak and want to know more or 2) you’re a potential employer checking me out. Either way – welcome! I offer insightful and practical research ideas on people strategies to add value to your organization. I’m a “social scientist” from aContinue reading “New site who dis?”

HR Summer School

I’m excited to announce an incredible event happening this summer – HR Summer School! Organized by Ben Eubanks, This event is a global, virtual HR summit that aims to be the largest in the world. It will be live-streamed June 1st through June 5th, and registration is FREE. Register here – Unlike most of the virtual contentContinue reading “HR Summer School”

Gaining By Losing

A more personal story for today’s post… If you follow me via twitter or the Book of Faces, you’ll have heard this story. For everyone else, tl;dr – in the past year, I’ve lost over 140 lbs. But that’s not the whole story. The real story is that in 2009 I started my weight lossContinue reading “Gaining By Losing”


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Hi, I’m Christine. Previously an HR Pro, now a consultant and I/O Psychology grad student. This blog is the rantings and ravings of a “in the trenches” of people strategy leader. You’ve been warned.

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