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How Artificial Intelligence Makes The Recruiting Process Less Expensive, Faster and More Successful

Over the last several years, recruiting for qualified and talented resources has become more of a challenge. From the recruiter’s perspective, there are more resumes to review, less time to review each resume, and some resumes are skipped altogether. At the same time, competition to attract talent has increased and the need to quickly bring in and hire qualified candidates is greater…
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Sheldon Cooper Teaches us about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Just by Being Himself

Sheldon Cooper, the popular character from CBS’ The Big Bang Theory, is like artificial intelligence and machine learning in human form. Putting aside his other personality traits and behaviors, his ritualistic behavior and locked down protocols may seem compulsive to some, but to others, it is something very different. “Would you like a hot beverage?” This is how Sheldon Cooper reacts when…
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Sexual Harassment, Bullying or Both?

“Where were you? Did you go to meet Sam?” Sharon’s boss Judy said accusingly, as she smirked. “No,” said Sharon. “I went downstairs to get lunch.” Judy looked at Sharon, crossed her arms, gave an angry look and then walked away. Sharon could hear Judy go into her co-worker Helen’s cubical and whisper. She couldn’t hear what was being said, but the…
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Successful People Know That Life Is All About Choices

  All day you make choices. In fact, almost everything you do is a choice. Once you accept this, and realize how your life is in your control, you will start to make better choices. Look at how you begin your typical day. You chose what time to set your alarm. You choose whether to hit snooze or turn off your alarm. You…
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Know Your Job’s Market Value and Get Paid What You Are Worth

Are you being paid your worth? Years ago, I took a job as a technology trainer. Since it was for a higher salary than my previous, very low paying job, I thought they had made a good offer. Just by chance, a few months after I started this job, I learned a new trainer was hired at a salary that was several…
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Lessons Learned About Working From Home

I started working from home after my first daughter was born. I would work 3 days in the office and 2 days from home. To me, this was the best of all solutions.   This was many years ago. At the time, telecommuting was in its infancy. Few companies had allowed it and I was lucky to have an excellent manager, who…
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What Being Spontaneous Taught Me About Goals

After graduating college, a friend and I decided to backpack through Europe. We bought a Eurail pass and flew to London. We had very little money and no particular plan. The only thing we knew for sure was when we had to be at the airport in London to fly back to the US. We had no destination in mind and every…
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What I Learned From My Worst Interviewing Experience

One of my worst interviewing experiences was early in my career. I was asked to come in for an interview and the hiring manager was an angry man who criticized me harshly (and loudly) for seeking an entry level position without having any experience. Maybe he was used to people taking whatever hostilities he threw at them, maybe it was his way…
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