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.”
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?”
A few weeks back, I was a guest speaker on DriveThurHR with Mike Vandervort and Robin Schooling. We discussed the intersection of HR and advocacy work. There are parallels to advocacy work and HR functions. Perhaps there’s a tendency for HR to think the two things can’t coexist. “Would my employer be okay with it?”“Would theyContinue reading “The Intersection of HR and Justice Work”
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 – http://hrsummerschool.org/ Unlike most of the virtual contentContinue reading “HR Summer School”
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”
Years ago, I had the privilege of attending an IT conference in Pensacola with my spouse. At the time I wasn’t a presenter, but just a lowly HR generalist. I struck up a conversation with a young IT guy who was just starting out in management and we were casually conversing about our jobs. HeContinue reading “Communication Is Still #1 Needed Skill”
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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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