I love this Dairy Queen commercial: “We don’t just blow bubbles — we blow bubbles with kittens inside them.” Brilliant. There’s my dream job. No, make that two dream jobs. […]
About Kevin W. Grossman
Kevin W. Grossman is the Talent Board president and board member responsible for all aspects of the Candidate Experience Awards worldwide, the first nonprofit research organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience. He’s also the chief evangelist at TalentCulture, a leading media outlet for content about HR technology, talent acquisition and HR’s role in the future of work. He co-hosts the #WorkTrends podcast with TalentCulture CEO, Meghan M. Biro, where he’s collaborated with Meghan since 2010. He also produces and hosts the Talent Board podcast The CandEs Shop Talk. A certified Talent Acquisition Strategist (TAS) and Human Capital Strategist (HCS) by HCI, Kevin has 20 years of domain expertise in the human resource and talent acquisition industry and related technology marketplace. He’s been a prolific "HR business" blogger and writer since 2004 and his first business book on career management titled Tech Job Hunt Handbook was released in December 2012 from Apress. Kevin holds a B.A. in Psychology from San Jose State University.
Articles by Kevin W. Grossman
Your brand is how your company tastes inside and out. This includes your your employment brand and B2B and/or B2C corporate brand. Used to be that all we ever saw […]
When HR is truly about the business, embraced by the business, then they should manage all of people management, from beginning to end. And it’s getting there for many HR […]
There’s a scene in the movie The Company Men where a laid-off executive (Tommy Lee Jones) confronts his old CEO (Craig T. Nelson), who happens to be his partner with […]
If we all knew what we wanted to be when we grew up, then what’s the point of growing up? Where’s the beauty in the journey? When I say “beauty” […]
“Gadgets be gone.” Ah, no truer words have ever been spoken. That was one of my lighter “tweetable” sentiments from yesterday’s HRO Today Forum analyst panel where we discussed the […]
Repeat after me: there are no magic job wands. Whether you believe there’s a talent war or not, there are still too many of us out of work. There are […]
It’s as if HR became a simultaneous cliche and pariah that’s at least earned a seat at the kiddie table. Like geeks that keep stuff glued together and in working […]
How can companies (and the recruiters who seek to match people with positions) ensure that every hire will stick? What role should interviews play in recruiting, and how can we improve the process?
As the economy continues to churn, more people are leaving the traditional “employee” workforce and redefining their professional lives. Career management ideas and tips by and for the TalentCulture community…
Letting employees go is never easy. But sometimes it’s necessary. And when it’s necessary, you know. The TalentCulture community discussed issues surrounding the firing process. Here are suggestions to consider…
What makes a great recruiter? Academic training? On-the-job training? Trial and error? The TalentCulture community weighs in…
What’s behind most workplace conflict? Are generational issues the primary driver? How can workgroups and businesses as a whole find more constructive ways to work across all ages? #TChat participants voiced their opinions…
Let’s face it. Workgroups aren’t what they used to be. Odds are that half the members of any team aren’t employees – and many don’t have offices in the same city – let alone the same building. In an increasingly remote, fluid workforce, how can we ensure cohesive workflow and stellar results?
Remember in the 1970’s when the tech world was still in its infancy and engineers and developers walked in off the streets without college degrees? And then again in the […]
What opportunities really lie ahead at the crossroads of workplace learning and social media? It’s a topic we live with every day at TalentCulture – as our ongoing #TChat “learning community” conversation continues…
The job hunting and hiring landscape is incredibly volatile these days. #TChat looked at recruiting from both sides of the table…here are highlights from the conversation…
“In the fields I have studied, emotional intelligence is much more powerful than IQ in determining who emerges as a leader. IQ is a threshold competence. You need it, but […]
It was almost like science fiction. Almost. The fact that last night’s #TChat was about 2011 workplace culture predictions and commentary, and we as pseudo-soothsayers and part-time prophets were locked in […]
I remember way back in the fall of 2009 (yes, it feels that way), both at the HR Technology Conference and Onrec, that the three technology workplace culture rock stars […]
What’s a workplace culture audit – and why should you care? More than 250 talent-minded professionals joined the #TChat Twitter conversation to share their thoughts – what a dynamic forum!
Interviewing is central to the recruitment process. How are new technologies shifting the process – and how can both employers and job candidates make better use of these technologies for better hiring decisions?
#TChat Preview: Get ready to talk about all things “interview” oriented – from both sides of the hiring table! This promises to be a wild ride…
#TChat Recap: Assessments as an employee acquisition and retention tool. Are we using them broadly, and for what purposes? A pre-Thanksgiving feast of opinions and ideas…
Emotional intelligence. How does it factor into today’s world of work? Here’s what the TalentCulture community had to say in the very first #TChat Twitter chat session…