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Great Candidates May Not Always Have the Best Resumes: ‘Featured’ TED Talker Regina Hartley

UPS Information Services Human Resources Director Regina Hartley is a self-described “scrapper.” In her recently featured Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED) talk: “Why the best hire might not have the best resume,” she details how her personal experiences helped shape her human resources career.


‘Lying’ Candidate Deserves Questioning Before Rejection: Advice Columnist

Workplace and management expert Alison Green suggests it’s prudent to get an explanation from an apparently lying applicant before outright rejection.


IABC Gives Gold Quill Merit Award to HR Chief Michael Head

Michael Head, Human Resources Senior Vice President at Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc., the leading wine and spirits distributor in the country, has been awarded the International Association of Business Communications Gold Quill Merit Award, according to a recent press release.


Major General Mustion Retires from Top Army HR Post

After 34 years of service, Major General Richard Mustion, has stepped down as the head of the U.S. Army Human Resources Command post and Major General Thomas Seamands was sworn in as his replacement. So reports NBC affiliate Wave3 News.


Suicide Rising in the Workplace

Much has been written about suicides and mysterious deaths among financial firms in the past couple of years. Two recent apparent suicides by junior analysts (at Goldman Sachs and another New York investment bank) have called attention to the high-pressure environment and long work hours still prevalent on Wall Street despite efforts by some financial firms to restrict weekend hours and shorten customarily long workdays. So reports Everyday Health.


Remembering Dave Goldberg, a Rare and Evolved Individual

When successful entrepreneur Dave Goldberg died suddenly while on vacation recently, many in the business world outside of Silicon Valley didn’t know who he was. But they all knew of his wife, renowned Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, author of 'Lean In,' the best-selling guide for professional women. Read the full article from The New York Times.


Yahoo Names Power as SVP of HR

Bryan Power has been named by Yahoo as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and will report directly to the company's CEO Marissa Mayer. So reports Business Wire.


HRE Names Top 15 Women in HR

Human Resource Executive has put out its list of the top 15 most powerful women in HR, noting that, in general, women are at the helm of big-company HR departments at a growing clip. So reports Human Resources Executive Online.


Business Etiquette Never Goes Out of Style

With so many professionals navigating the waters of their careers both in the full-time work force and on their own, inter-personal skills like cultivating contacts and meaningful networking are perhaps more important than ever. But with so much of our communication done electronically – and even short-handed with Twitter hashtags, abbreviations and emoticons – a lot of simple etiquette that used to be considered good form or simply “professional” have gone by the wayside. So reports blog LoveLifeEat.


EEOC to Focus on Workplace Harassment in 2015

In its first meeting of 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and its new chair, Jenny Yang, announced the formation of a brand new task force dedicated solely to workplace harassment. So reports the National Review.


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