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Posted February 13, 2012 by

Top 100 HR Professionals to Follow on Twitter

Each month, entrepreneurship expert Evan Carmichael publishes his list of the top 100 recommended human resources experts to follow on Twitter. I was pretty flattered to see that I’m number one for the third straight month.

Want to see Evan’s complete list? Go to his February 2012 Top 100 Human Resources Experts to Follow on Twitter page. Want to see his top ten HR professionals to follow on Twitter? Keep reading: (more…)

Posted January 19, 2012 by

What is the Difference Between a Talent Community and a Talent Pool?

Maren HoganMaren Hogan recently posted an interesting blog article on the importance of community and, by extension, talent communities. I think we are at the dawn of true talent communities. I hear from a lot of employers that they want or even have talent communities but virtually none do, at least not when you define talent communities to actually require community between the talent.

If the “community” is a communication tool that allows recruiters to communicate with potential candidates who may have expressed an interest in working for the organization then that, by my thinking, is not a talent community. That’s a resume bank and just a fancy name for what employers have been doing for a long, long time. (more…)