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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.

Policies Are No Excuse For a Poor Candidate or Employee Experience

The employee experience is getting our attention today. There are ways to stop rules and policies from having negative effects on candidates.

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How To Really Help a Job Seeker

Do you know someone who is looking for a job? Have you recently asked someone “how is your job search going?” When I was a job seeker I was the only job seeker in my circles of influence. The only one in my neighborhood and my church and my friend group. People knew I was […]

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Indeed Interactive Day Two Highlights: Amy Poehler and Indeed CEO Chris Hyams Talk Mastering Authenticity, and More

Part one of our report from Indeed Interactive 2019 can be found here.

Indeed Interactive resumed on Wednesday morning following Tuesday night’s Interactive party at ACL Live Theater with the Party Crashers and DJ Mel.

It was another day full of insightful keynotes, breakout sessions and new learnings, with Amy Poehler and Indeed CEO Chris Hyams in conversation at the …

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Navigating the Future of Work: How to Hire the Best Talent from the Gig Economy

It’s time to face facts: the future of work happened, oh, yesterday — and most companies missed the memo. See, while we were all talking about what that future could look like and where the workforce might go, the inevitable occurred: things changed, and now we need to catch up. That starts with the gig economy.

Of course, we could …

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Techorama in Belgium #SoftSkills

Two years ago I was in Antwerpen, Belgium, speaking at Techorama. I couldn’t go last year because of my job, but this year I’m back!  I miss my travel buddies, and I’m not staying 4.5 weeks this time, but I am staying long enough to hopefully acclimate to the time change. I was once in […]

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Career Development: 5 Activities that Should Be in Every Program

Career development could be a creative way companies fill staffing needs. Every career development program should include these 5 activities.

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The Benefits of Providing Free Food at Work

Did you know that today is National Quiche Lorraine Day? Or that May is National Hamburger Month? These holidays might seem frivolous, but they reflect something big about society: We’re obsessed with food.

Most social gatherings revolve around it — think barbecues, family dinners and Sunday brunches. Even when we’re not eating, we’re often consuming it in another form; food …

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When JibberJobber Becomes a Small Business CRM #GigEconomy

A hundred years ago…. well, make that 13 years ago, when I was starting JibberJobber, I had a vision that this would NOT be a tool for your right-now job search, but that you would use it for the rest of your career. When we launched the tagline said something about job search, but within […]

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New Phase In the Employee Lifecycle: Unretirement

Traditional employee life cycles include 5 phases from recruitment to exit. Unretirement is a new phase to help company staffing shortages.

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JibberJobber Anniversary: JibberJobber, the Awkward Teen

Thirteen. We made it. And now things get awkward. Braces. A body that is growing and not quite there yet. The voice that breaks, not because of emotion but because of hormonal changes. Weird humor, and coming into ourselves. That is who we are this year. Not really… more than ever I feel like we […]

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