The dark side of HR

As research for this blog, I read a lot of job hunting and resume advice, most of it on the web. A lot of it, to be blunt, is trash. But I read something this week that really “angered up my blood,” as Grandpa Simpson would say.

It was from a blog on the Harvard Business Review site, of all places, innocently titled “Job Seekers: Get HR on Your Side.” If you’ve read this site before, you probably know that there’s no love lost between me and the vast majority of the Human Resources profession. But this article went above and beyond. [Read more...]