While most professionals agree that sending a post-interview follow-up is common courtesy, when you add unnecessary barriers to your hiring process you risk coming off as a sociopathic weirdo, among other considerations:
Nobody is immune to bad days. Coffee spills, traffic jams slow you down when you're already running late
In the United States, 1 in 5 adults live with a mental illness, which means that it's very likely that someone in your life struggles with their mental health.
Nearly one in five Americans report that they've been the victim of workplace bullying at some point during their career.
Despite it being right at the top of the job description, as Human Resources professionals we sometimes forget to allow ourselves to actually be human. We hold ourselves to a higher standard since we need to set an example for our employees, often internalizing our emotions in the process.
It's hard to believe that six months have came and went since I went live with this whole "blog thing".
Ninja. Guru. Jedi. The list goes on. Any single one of these words can be enough to make a job seeker recoil when skimming through the Want Ads