2013 Reflection: My Top Recruiting Blog Posts from 2013

The end of the year is a time for reflection. You can think to yourself, “What went well? What didn’t go well? How can I improve next year?”

Self-evaluation is critical to self-improvement, and it’s important to realize the good, the bad, and the ugly from the past year. On that note, I’d like to look back and share five of my favorite blog posts from this past year.

My Top Recruiting Blog Posts from 2013

1) 5 Tips for Setting Career Building Resolutions for the New Year

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner. Why not start thinking about your New Year’s resolution before the year has started yet. Better yet, choose professional resolutions and goals to jump-start your best year yet! Read more.

2) How Understanding Your Personality Type Can Improve Your Work Performance

This is a recent post of mine, and I find the topic quite interesting. There is so much you can learn from your preferred method of thinking and deciding. Not only can learning about your personality benefit you with professional relationships, it can help better your personal relationships as well. Read more.

3) 5 Lessons I’ve Learned From Recruiting for Software Companies

Who knew you could learn life lessons from recruiting? Well, I’ve learned several important things throughout my journey so far. Take a peek to see what the world of recruiting can teach you. Read more.

4) How To Deal with “Superstar” Talent from an HR Vantage Point

This was a post I co-wrote with my colleague, Sudip Verma, who is a member of OpenView’s Research and Analytics Team. It addresses the challenging dilemma of dealing with employees who knock it out of the park in terms of their productivity, but are difficult to manage based on their attitude and personality. Read more.

5) Ladies: Want to Change the World? Get into Technology

This is my address to women everywhere to get more involved with technology from a younger age. Careers in the technology field are a great doorway to building things that can really change our world. Read more.

Hopefully you can squeeze in these five posts before the new year in order to gather some fresh ideas and hit the ground running in 2014!

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