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I recently had the opportunity to attend a leadership workshop led by Axiom Equine on Vashon Island, Washington. It wasn’t my first experience around horses, but it had been years since I’d interacted and attempted to forge a relationship with this very large animal. Axiom’s goal with their workshops is “to help others recognize the…

By Jennifer Olsen Earlier this month I served as one of the mentors at the Puget Sound Business Journal’s (PSBJ) Mentoring Monday Event. This annual speed-coaching event simultaneously takes place in 41 cities across the U.S. with nearly 10,000 mentors and mentees in attendance. It’s a great opportunity for business women to meet other female…

By Jennifer Olsen After years working as an in-house recruiter and now as a recruiting consultant, I’ve experienced firsthand how much an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) can help companies and HR departments. Thanks to technology, recruiters and companies can more easily collect and rank resumes, screen candidates, schedule interviews, and solicit feedback from hiring managers.…

By Stephanie Beck-Tauscher Have you ever engaged with a chatbot (a computer program that simulates human conversation through artificial intelligence) in regards to a job opening? Based on what I’ve read, it might sound something like this: Bob the Bot: “Hi, [Your Name]! I noticed you’re missing required education for the position for which you…

By Stephanie Beck-Tauscher Long gone are the days of posting a job on Monster and receiving a stack of qualified candidates from one talent source delivered to your email inbox. In the past, Monster dominated the online job market. Now you have to use a variety of resources to reach a pool of qualified applicants.…

By Jennifer Olsen People often ask us why we get engaged with and participate in client industries and in our community to the degree that we do? The answer is simple. We want to make an impact. The events of the past few months have made us reflect on our involvements and what we are…

By Laura Doehle Resourceful HR recently sponsored a private dinner hosted by Xconomy. The focus of the discussion, led by Xconomy’s National Biotech Editor, Alex Lash, was what lies ahead for the biotech and healthcare community with a new presidential administration in place. During the discussion ideas were exchanged about a variety of topics including:…

By Carol Jacobi “Outsourcing has the potential to make your organization leaner, more adaptive, smarter and more profitable,” writes Meghan M. Biro in Forbes. “However, it must be done with foresight, savvy and a secure understanding of what it will mean.” All companies benefit from having an HR professional who has expertise and knowledge about…