Whether Republican, Democrat, Independent, Libertarian, Green Party, Constitution Party or Don’t-Give-a-Damn, you likely paid more attention than before to the events leading up to and subsequent nomination of Donald Trump.  Early on, many thought he wasn’t a threat, just a joke, wouldn’t get far, and now he has a chance to the next POTUS. Like…

According to a 2016 CareerBuilder Candidate Behavior Study, 76% of full-time, employed workers are either actively seeking a new job or they are open to new opportunities. Conversely, 48% of employers report that they cannot seem to find the workers they need to fill their job vacancies. Clearly, there is still a disconnect between intention…

Editorial Note: This is a guest post from Max Dubroff, an HR guy I met in Tulsa while attending the OKHR State HR Conference this year. We had a great conversation about 2nd chance employees and employers. I invited him to share his experiences with the PIC audience. You can connect with Max on LinkedIn…

How many times has a requisition(s) for a new department, acquisition or project been dropped on your desk with the expectation of you walking on water and moving mountains to fill them immediately? Over the course of my career, this has happened to me countless times. Sometimes, I had great news for my hiring managers…

In a world that is becoming increasingly dependent on data, it is apparent that HR will have to follow suit. Data is important for all facets of HR, but extremely important for recruiters and talent acquisition specialists. With Deloitte reporting that 56% of HR is reporting at a “Reactive-Operational” level, it would stand to reason…

We’ve got 99 problems but “Talent” ain’t one! Performance I Create is a talented crew, so who better to give advice and insight on this thing we call “talent”? When I think about this overused word; I think, “How did we get here?” Well… Laborer, Worker, Employee, Associate, Representative, Internal Customers, Human Capital, Workforce, Business Partners,…

Abraham Lincoln Ansel Adams Coco Chanel Larry Ellison Mark Rich Ray Croc Steve Wozniak Vidal Sassoon The people in this list come from divergent fields: leadership, photography, high fashion, technology and food to name a few. They also lived in very different time periods.  What, if anything, do they have in common? The above are…