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Last week we had the pleasure of hosting our latest meetup with Laurie Ruettimann the popular HR writer/speaker/podcaster. She talked for an hour about how she makes a living in the HR world and dished out some great tips and tactics for any freelancer. Visit her website . One of the attendees called it "one of the best, down to earth Zoom meeting I have ever attended." You can now watch the replay below or skim the full transcript....
Jillian Swanson is the newest featured HR freelancer to join our community. We caught up with her by email to get her take on a few things. 1. What do you consider your top 3 skills as an HR freelancer? Understanding the situation, building the relationship, and providing accurate and precise knowledgeable information. 2. Biggest accomplishment in HR/recruiting? I have been blessed to be a part of so many great situations in...
Cyndi Rooks , PHR, HCS, SHRM-CP, is a Chief Human Resources and Compliance Officer for HRx and Compliance, LLC based in Jacksonville Florida. She is the latest HR Lancer to be featured on our blog. We asked her a few questions over email to get to know her.  1. What do you consider your top 3 skills as an HR freelancer? HR Audits, Policy and Procedures/best practices/compliance, Investigations and Training ...
Michigan based John Blair is our newest featured HR Lancer. He's stepping out on his own for the first time in his career and we asked him some questions over email. Check out his profile . What do you consider your top 3 skills as an HR freelancer? The Ability to Listen to both the needs of my Customer and the expectations of Candidates.  Ability to control the Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Process.  ...
Alissa Penney  from A Better HR,  is one of our featured HR Lancers based in Texas. Let's learn more about her and what she does in our newest Q&A.    1. What do you consider your top 3 skills as an HR freelancer? I specialize in data analytics, innovative workplace improvements, and my depth of employment law knowledge. These three specific skills have been developed over time, from the ground up, and are...
My name is Chris Russell and I'm an HR freelancer.  I've been on my own since 2016 when I left my last corporate recruiting position. Actually I was fired. It was the first time that ever happened to me.  So called "management" was harassing me daily about small things that didn't matter, and I could tell they were looking for reasons to let me go. I had just finished a big ATS installation and apparently they thought they...
Michael Amiri, a talent executive from the Seattle area is up next in our spotlight series. Check out his full profile here . 1. What do you consider your top 3 skills as an HR freelancer? Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Team development, mentoring and management Employer branding and market intelligence 2. Describe two of your past projects/gigs you were hired for? Developing and managing end-to-end...
Keirsten Greggs is Talent Acquisition Consultant and Career Coach. In 2017 she founded TRAP Recruiter, LLC, a small business committed to bridging the gap between the job seeker and organizations committed to attracting, hiring, developing and retaining diverse talent and fostering inclusive, equitable cultures. She is next up in our spotlight series Q&A of HR Freelancers.  1. What do you consider your top 3 skills as an HR...
In our next spotlight we chatted with Colorado based Katrina Kibben who is one of the more well known job copywriters in our space. She was kind enough to answer a few questions about who she is and what she does. 1. What do you consider your top 3 skills as an HR freelancer?    Listening with an open mind, writing with your true voice, and teaching others how to use simple tactics to become better writers. ...
HR Lancers loves to feature its members! First up is HR strategist Yuri Kruman from the New York City area. Yuri is a Principal Organizational Development and HR Strategy consultant for corporations and fast-growth startups, focused on helping C-suite executives create, implement and manage organizational change. A Forbes Coaches Council member, Forbes and Entrepreneur contributor, he's also been featured in Inc., Fast Co., Time,...