Category: E-pinions

Welcome to Recruiting Daily Advisor’s Op-Ed page, where BLR CEO Dan Oswald and other notables freely express their thoughts on Recruiting today and in the future.

‘Made in My Image’ Is Wrong Way to Assemble a Winning Team

If you’re going to hire someone, why not hire someone made in your image? Let’s face it—you’ve been successful. You’ve climbed the management ranks. You must be doing something right. So, who better to add to your team than someone just like you? Someone who acts like you. Someone who thinks like you. Someone who […]

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You Are in Control of Your Own Legacy

I enjoy reading biographies. People’s lives fascinate me and most of the time are much more interesting than any piece of fiction. Over the years, I’ve read dozens, if not hundreds, of biographies of politicians, business leaders, and athletes.

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5 Great Tips for Effective Decision Making

Life is full of decisions. Think for a moment about all the decisions you face at work in just a single day. You make many choices every day that affect your business. Depending on your exact role, you make decisions about people, projects, strategy, and more. A lot of choices.

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You Can’t Change Who You Are by Flipping a Switch

You are who you are. I’m in my 51st year. I am who I am. If I were to take a personality test, it would tell me largely the same thing it would have told me 10 or even 20 years ago. Sure, things happen in our lives that can cause our personalities to change […]

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Understanding CEO Pay Is a Matter of Perspective

You hear a lot today about CEO pay and how something needs to be done about it. That CEO compensation is out of hand. It’s spoken about as if it’s a wild, living creature that must somehow be tamed.

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Going The Extra Mile: Always a Good Idea

To be an effective recruiter these days you have to at once be a big picture person and have an eye on the microscope. You have to have a handle on the rapidly evolving technologies while also never forgetting that recruiting has to operate on the personal level. Today I want to share with you […]

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President Trump’s Growing Pains Could Benefit from Business Lessons

If he has learned one lesson in his four months as president, Donald Trump has certainly discovered that the scrutiny he receives as the “leader of the free world” and one of the most powerful people in the world is much greater than anything he has experienced previously. President Trump, long known for his publicity-seeking […]

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