Looking for Great Candidates? Ask Those You Just Hired.

How do you, as a hiring manager or HR person, know how to find candidates for your openings? Did you just go through a job search? If not, please don’t ask yourself. Do you have a HR recruiter on staff? Ok, that person may know more than you. But if you really want to find out, buy lunch and host a focus group for the last two to five people you hired. (If you don’t hire that many people, then team up with a friend’s company and buy their new... [Read More...]

Another Blog from Austin, Texas!

After grabbing lunch with Maureen Krauss, Director of Oakland County Economic Development & Community Fairs, at Jason’s Deli we both agreed that it good but NO Zingerman’s! We were then off to our meeting with AngelouEconomics to chat with Steve Vierck, President of Economic Development. Steve is a native of the Midwest. We agree the view from his office is pretty amazing BUT I bet he misses the beautiful fall colors we are enjoying right... [Read More...]

Staying Safe on Social Media Sites

We attended LA2M (Lunch Ann Arbor Marketing) today to hear the presentation titled, Threats & Social Media / Networking Sites.  Dave Linabury & Scott Vowels in an entertaining manner provided valuable information about the threats that are on social media websites.  The two men have their own site, Social Threat, which contains links and blogs about criminals and hackers on the these sites to be aware of.  They not only talked about being... [Read More...]