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Mildred Blankson

I am a Human Resource Professional with a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management. I have several years of experience in Human Resources and i hope this blog will be a great resource in helping you find the perfect job or candidate that you seek.

Use Your Job Failures to Achieve Career Success

Career success is something we all want. The book Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go examines career pros and cons to help build success.

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The Lie of the Best First Step in the Job Search

My friend Jacqui Barret-Poindexter recently wrote this on Facebook: In #jobsearch, so many of us want to say, ‘this or that’ is the best 1st step in order to conduct a proper search. But really, there is no one best way to initiate your search. Sometimes, it feels counterintuitive to start with the first step, or […]

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Bookmark This! Building Trust Into the Employee Value Proposition

Trust is the groundwork for employee retention and recruiting. Employees depend on it. Here are three resources on building employee trust.

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What Happens When the Good Times End?

With unemployment at a near-50-year low, it’s hard to believe that recession fears are rising — but they are. In recent months, articles like “Companies Need to Prepare for the Next Downturn” and “You Never Know When a Recession Will Sneak Up on You” have appeared. Economic forecasters surveyed by the Wall Street Journal in May …

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Another Tactic To Quantify Your Cultural Fit and Soft Skills

Yesterday I wrote How To Quantify Your Cultural Fit And Soft Skills. I shared a simple tactic that is just one piece of the puzzle to help people understand that you have certain soft, hard to measure skills. Another way to quantify your soft skills and how well you might fit into my company or […]

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Should Employees Be Able to Listen to Music While They Work [poll]

Music could help workplace productivity according to recent articles. Should employees listen to music at work? Take our poll and let us know.

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How To Quantify Your Cultural Fit And Soft Skills

I was recently chatting with a few people about the reality of quantifying how good you are at soft skills, professional development, and how you could somehow show you would be a good team and cultural fit. Pluralsight has solved this problem for technical skills. They have what is called Skill IQ, which allows you […]

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The Two Things You Need To Prove In The Job Interview Process

I’ve been interviewing job candidates since almost the beginning of my career. And, I’ve been in my fair share of interviews. I’ve come to realize that there really isn’t anything secretive about the process… sometimes they feel wonky, or weird. But there are just two things that you need to somehow get across in the […]

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6 Steps to Selecting the Best ATS for Your Company

Ah, the applicant tracking system (or ATS for short). Where would recruiting be if not for this one invention? Back in the dark ages, for sure, and moving at a much slower speed, for another. Lucky for you, the ATS exists, serving as the foundation of many a talent acquisition function.

Even so, when it comes to this “critical” solution, …

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3 Reasons Your Organization Should Focus On the Employee Experience

Employee experience is a key business concern. Recruiting and retention is tied to it. Here are 3 reasons why employee experience matters.

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