- Wanting to work for a good cause
I have built my HR career in the corporate world, but have recently become interested in careers within the not-for-profit and cause-based organisations. Can you give me any recommendations for approaching these organisations and for transferring my corporate skills over to this sector?
- The power of weak ties (in recruiting)
In 2000, Malcolm Gladwell’s The Tipping Point examined the phenomena that often causes products, ideas and behaviours to go from obscurity to ubiquity virtually overnight. Gladwell pointed to the “connectors” and “mavens” among us whose networking is as viral as a flu pandemic. Some of today’s new recruiting methods and tools aim to tap into this kind of power – the power of weak ties – for sourcing top candidates
- Talent management in small enterprises
For HR professionals in small enterprises reading about great talent management programs can be frustrating. Most of the stories about talent management come from very large corporations and applying them to smaller companies can feel impossible
- My next move – ensuring the most effective search
Q. I have been looking for a job in HR for several months now and want to expand my search. I have only been looking in trade publications and the national press. Do you have any job hunting secrets that would help me build up my application potential beyond this?