Posts on Recruitment

E-Recruiting for Local Government

Friday, June 17th, 2016

In the digital age, recruiting does not happen in the office from just nine to five. The best candidates are searching for jobs around the clock.

Serenity Now! Managing Emotional Labor in the Local Government Workplace

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Fans of the show Seinfeld may remember the episode where Frank Costanza (George’s father) tries a new approach to keeping himself calm. When his blood pressure is on the rise, he is supposed to say to himself “Serenity Now”. But instead of saying it calmly, he shouts it. Like, “SERENITY NOW!

Don’t Rush Off: Making a Good Impression on Job Applicants

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

As a daughter of the south, I was raised with a revolving door of guests in my parents’ home. From the moment a visitor walked through our den door, my mom or dad would focus every ounce of attention on making that person feel comfortable and welcome. The air conditioning was turned on (which made […]