Carnival of HR is at the HR Schoolhouse

by Jennifer Miller on September 10, 2014

in Blog Carnival, Human Resources

HR-Carnival-300x116Robin Schooling is a football fan. She also blogs at the HR Schoolhouse and is Managing Director of the Silver Zebras HR consultancy. Today she’s combined both of those passions into a football-themed blog carnival. Says Robin, “Carnival of HR covers the fundamentals of the game, ongoing conditioning and strength training, defensive strategies, and offensive game-changers.” She offers up over 30 HR-related articles plus a bonus – overtime!

You’ll read topics such as:

– The future of job titles

– Repurposing HR

-Let’s call a truce in the war for talent

-Things to consider when conducting a video interview

– The modern recruiter

-Why more than half of organizations have no formal HR strategy

That’s just a sampling of what’s available in Robin’s awesome collection of essays about human resources, talent development, employee engagement and recruiting. Check it out at Carnival of HR: What Wins Championships Edition.


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Resume Writing Tips from the HR Trenches

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29 Ways Leaders Can Inspire and Motivate People

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Living Up to the Promise of a Leadership Title

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Advice for How to Create a Top Notch Resume

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Creating the Perfect Resume – Word Choice Matters

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