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Find your dream job Todays post is a success story of a candidate going from frustration to dream job. I couldn’t be happier or prouder of this guy. He worked his ass off and he deserves every bit of his success. He went from frustrated fishing guide to Exec Director in his field of study. […]

HRNasty’s business podcasts for the corporate lifestyle

Posted: by HRNasty in Climbing Career Ladder, Networking

Business Podcasts I receive requests for a list of recommended business books on a regular basis. If my parents knew that folks were coming to ME for a reading list they would be rolling over in their graves. Growing up, they were big on the classics and I was more into Edgar Rice Burroughs and […]

Corporate Team Building We have all been to corporate team building events. Trust falls, Kum Bah Yah and sharing personal stories. Yuck! Bah Humbug and bullshit. Don’t get me wrong, I am all about team building activities and work on employee engagement like a mother f@#$%er everyday within our company. I blogged about employee engagement […]

HWE, Hostile Work Environment

Posted: by HRNasty in Climbing Career Ladder, Company Culture, What HR Really Thinks

Politics in the workplace, the new Hostile Work Environment Today I am making some predictions as it relates to the Hostile Work Environment. If you have been pissed off about topics in the past, stop reading and check out one of my favorite podcasts “How I Built This”, with Guy Raz. Guy interviews entrepreneurs like […]

Manage your interview part 2 As a candidate, you need to manage your interview. Last weeks post was on the topic of overcoming a recruiter that didn’t make use of follow-up questions. Many candidates have a solid skill set that fits the job description. Unfortunately, if the candidate doesn’t know how to control the person […]

Job recruiter If you have been interviewed by a job recruiter that didn’t know anything about your job or a hiring manager that was new to interviewing, this post is for you. After reading this post, you won’t have to worry about being cheated out of your job offer by a bad recruiter. Based on […]

A recruiter explains what it takes to land a job offer. What most candidates are completely missing when going through the job interview

The goal of the job interview, resume and networking Believe it or not, the goal of a job resume and job interview is not to land a job. For those of you wondering “WTF you talking about HRNasty? What have you been blogging about all these years?” I know and I apologize. I have posted […]

Job Interview etiquette during your first interview Is there such a thing as job interview etiquette?  Yes there is. Not just “Yes there is”.  “Hell Yes there is!” Our company recently opened 4 entry-level positions and I have been surprised with the lack of job interview etiquette. When I say “job interview etiquette”, I don’t mean […]

Exiting employee vs HR department

Posted: by HRNasty in Climbing Career Ladder, Company Culture, What HR Really Thinks

How HR should treat an exiting employee Exiting employees and how companies treat them is a phenomenon we have all witnessed in the workplace. We have all seen the HR department turn teenager petty when an employee leaves a company for a new opportunity. The HR department is the group that can set the tone both […]