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If I Were Running A Company…Assessment Tests (Promo Alert)

If I Were Running A Company…Assessment Tests (Promo Alert) #HowTheWorldSeesYou

I’m not a big assessment test person. There are many questions that are in-between, you have to select one answer and you’re not sure if it’s the answer you want. One little answer affects the result. Now, there’s some questions about the validity of personality tests, like Myers-Briggs, if they really capture the person accurately.

This confirms my opinion that assessment tests are a bunch of…

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The Cannonball Run Series: Revisited

If you want to re-live your 80s nostalgia, I might have a nightmare for you. In 1981, The Cannonball Run debut in theaters. It was panned by critics, but respected by the mass audience. It made $72 million in the box office and was the sixth highest-grossing movie that year.

It had an all-star cast, which was led by Burt Reynolds, Farrah Fawcett, Dom DeLuise, and Roger Moore as himself. The movie…

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Orange Revolution #devexhh (at Dirty Martini)

Orange Revolution #devexhh (at Dirty Martini)

If I Were Running A Company…Context

If I Were Running A Company…#Context #hr #hrblogs #recruiting

Courtesy: Twitter/@PrincessBMM via Buzzfeed

This is Breanna. She’s a teenager who tweeted out this picture (selfie, if you will) at the Auschwitz Concentration Camp. She tweeted and emoticon that she is smiling. Obviously, this picture is getting a strong response on Twitter because of Auschwitz’s terrible history and the assumption why Breanna is happy could send a wrong message. Later, Breanna…

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If I Were Running A Company…Scavenger Hunts

If I Were Running A Company…Scavenger Hunts #hr #hrblogs #recruiting #talent

The latest craze going on is scavenger hunts, albeit cash, tickets, or some other prize. A twitter account, called Hidden Cash, hides cash somewhere and people, who follow the account, go to the place and find cash. It has become a huge craze, people have trash the place and fight over the cash.

Recently, a company called ID.me put 30 bases around the DC Metro areafor people to find and…

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Your Washington Nationals Midseason Review

New Post: Your Washington Nationals Midseason Review #nats

It wasn’t going to be easy.

For the first quarter of the season, it looked like the 2013 Washington Nationals: injuries, no runs with runners in scoring position, manager issues. At one point, the Nats were under .500 and it looked like Atlanta was going to runaway again.

Then, Fister debut in May, Zimmerman came back and is now a super utility player, Ramos returning, and Harper returning has…

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If I Were Running A Company…Bosses to Coaches

If I Were Running A Company…Bosses to Coaches #hr #hrblogs #shrm14 #VoteRendon #TargetSale #coaching

via SHRM

Although I did not attend the SHRM Conference in Orlando this year, I was paying attention in the twitter stream. I’ll be honest, there wasn’t much from the stream, from an outsider point of view, but there was one part I was intrigued by from Yum! Brands CEO, David Novak:

David Novak at #SHRM14: If you see yourself as a boss you are living in 1950′s land. You need to see yourself on a…

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The Utimate Tracy with the funky light. (at The Burger Joint)

The Utimate Tracy with the funky light. (at The Burger Joint)

The Ultimate Tracy…now with Fried Egg (at The Burger Joint)

The Ultimate Tracy…now with Fried Egg (at The Burger Joint)

People still drive these today.

People still drive these today.