Leadership – it’s a loaded term. What components set great organizational leaders apart? It starts with meaning and purpose.
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
At the end of July, I ran the Wharf to Wharf for the fourth time. It’s a local 10K race first started in 1973. There are now 15,000 people who […]
If trust is the currency of influence and sound leadership, then why are my peers filing chapter 13 when crises occur? Or for that matter, even in the absence of […]
“You boys are the gutter slugs; the front line leaders fighting in the trenches with all the guts and no glory. Be proud of that. Hold your heads high; love […]
You’re a leader. And you’re standing warily in front of an amusement park entrance, your spouse and two children in tow. Or you could be at work, standing there with […]
In all my previous jobs, including my current one running an HR marketing firm, I’ve hired dozens and dozens of employees – from higher education to high-tech to the HR marketplace, marketing and PR. I’ve played recruiter, hiring manager and human resources, although I’ve never officially held the title of any with the exception of sourcer. When I first entered the HR marketplace over a decade ago, I went to work as a sourcing account manager for a company called Tapestry.net prior to taking over the marketing communications function and internal sales team.
Not many would disagree with the fact that effective communication increases employee engagement and retention. However, with social media, participation and business value are often at odds because of disparity […]