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Kevin W. Grossman
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Until the End of Our Time
There we were drifting together on the choppy  Big Lake , lit up in the sun like safety buoys bobbing to and fro, our youngest dripping wet and cradled quietly in my lap. Fragrant pine and cool waves crested our floaties over and over as the Mama pulled us ...
There we were drifting together on the choppy Big Lake, lit up in the sun like safety buoys bobbing to and fro, our youngest dripping wet and cradled quietly in my lap. Fragrant pine and cool waves crested our floaties over and over as the Mama pulled us farther out from shore bound together,
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Like Men Knowingly Bound to Their Future
There we were on the power walk. Not the When Harry Met Sally Billy Crystal and Bruno Kirby overly-animated Central Park stride, but a power walk nonetheless. Moving at a nice four-mile-per-hour clip. Walking and talking along a creek in Chico California ab...
There we were on the power walk. Not the When Harry Met Sally Billy Crystal and Bruno Kirby overly-animated Central Park stride, but a power walk nonetheless. Moving at a nice four-mile-per-hour clip. Walking and talking along a creek in Chico California about knee surgery, staying in shape and ...
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The Jumping Off the Deep End Part
She eyed the family checking out the rope swing. There were only two boys initially willing to insert their feet into the bottom loop, hang on to the upper loops with their hands, and swing wide over the river and back to the beach again. One of them glided...
She eyed the family checking out the rope swing. There were only two boys initially willing to insert their feet into the bottom loop, hang on to the upper loops with their hands, and swing wide over the river and back to the beach again. One of them glided knee deep into the water and right ...
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As Quickly and Calmly as Possible
“May this offering stretch across the skies And these Halleluiahs be multiplied…” —NEEDTOBREATHE, Multiplied When we emerged from the shark exhibit, there was smoke everywhere. The wind gusts were even stronger than when we first arrived just 30 minutes ear...
When we emerged from the shark exhibit, there was smoke everywhere. The wind gusts were even stronger than when we first arrived just 30 minutes earlier. Ash whipped around us as we turned around and around to get our bearings. Burning grass stung our noses, but we thought the fire was across ...
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"Stand up straight and realize who you are, that you tower over your circumstances." --Maya Angelou Then comes the part where a cool morning summer stroll becomes a little magical, and the faux columns I see transform into real ones; I imagine I'm among Rom...
"Stand up straight and realize who you are, that you tower over your circumstances." --Maya Angelou Then comes the part where a cool morning summer stroll becomes a little magical, and the faux columns I see transform into real ones; I imagine I'm among Roman ruins at sunrise. Really, I did.
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The Differences that Are Sure to Come
He couldn’t stand Cesar Chavez. Every time he was in the newspaper or on TV news, rallying Mexican immigrant farm workers to unite, my dad would curse under his breath. He called Chavez a troublemaker. I didn’t get it at first, especially in the late 1970’s...
He couldn't stand Cesar Chavez. Every time he was in the newspaper or on TV news, rallying Mexican immigrant farm workers to unite, my dad would curse under his breath. He called Chavez a troublemaker. I didn't get it at first, especially in the late 1970's. I had just turned 12 when my mother ...
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Live the Effectual Stretch
Experience the great outdoors! Be one with nature! Revitalize your spirit! Live the effectual stretch! "I want to go camping," said Bryce. "Yes!" echoed Beatrice. "Mama doesn't go camping, girls," said Daddy. "Nope, no camping," said the Mama. "But we can g...
And so it goes. One African safari nearly 20 years ago with one of her best friends and the Mama just can't do the tent camping thing. This was a year after we'd met and I was green-eyed with envy for sure. Of course I wasn't too disappointed when I learned that diarrhea had swept through their ...
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A Breath of Fresh Levity
Not too long ago I walked along the water and cursed the world. After witnessing major media in all mediums playing and replaying the hateful societal and political rhetoric around us 24/7 -- and then with family, friends and acquaintances echoing it all in...
Not too long ago I walked along the water and cursed the world. After witnessing major media in all mediums playing and replaying the hateful societal and political rhetoric around us 24/7 -- and then with family, friends and acquaintances echoing it all in person and online -- I just felt done.
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As Quickly and Calmly as Possible
“May this offering stretch across the skies And these Halleluiahs be multiplied…” —NEEDTOBREATHE, Multiplied When we emerged from the shark exhibit, there was smoke everywhere. The wind gusts were even stronger than when we first arrived just 30 minutes ear...
When we emerged from the shark exhibit, there was smoke everywhere. The wind gusts were even stronger than when we first arrived just 30 minutes earlier. Ash whipped around us as we turned around and around to get our bearings. Burning grass stung our noses, but we thought the fire was across ...
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To Co-exist in the Unforgiving Surf
They huddled together on the edge of the lazy river. They didn't look scared, just hesitant, as if they were waiting in the wrong line and weren't sure where to go next. There were two younger girls, teenagers, and an older woman I assumed was their mother,...
They huddled together on the edge of the lazy river. They didn't look scared, just hesitant, as if they were waiting in the wrong line and weren't sure where to go next. There were two younger girls, teenagers, and an older woman I assumed was their mother, all wearing colorful one-piece bathing ...
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Our Future Depends on Us All
"Stand up straight and realize who you are, that you tower over your circumstances." --Maya Angelou Then comes the part where a cool morning summer stroll becomes a little magical, and the faux columns I see transform into real ones; I imagine I'm among Rom...
"Stand up straight and realize who you are, that you tower over your circumstances." --Maya Angelou Then comes the part where a cool morning summer stroll becomes a little magical, and the faux columns I see transform into real ones; I imagine I'm among Roman ruins at sunrise. Really, I did.
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No One’s Ever Asking for Rape
There they were, three little words: And more rapes. These three words were in response to someone sharing a seemingly positive article about President Obama addressing Air Force graduates that female leaders will help make a stronger U.S. military. It’s a ...
There they were, three little words: And more rapes. These three words were in response to someone sharing a seemingly positive article about President Obama addressing Air Force graduates that female leaders will help make a stronger U.S. military. It's a post that seemed to be relevant for the ...
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Author of Tech Job Hunt Handbook
Introduction

I’m currently the Talent Board Vice-President responsible for all aspects of the Candidate Experience Awards program and other Talent Board activites for North America.

I also co-founded the TalentCulture "world of work" community with Meghan M. Biro and continue to develop and co-host the popular weekly TalentCulture #TChat Show (radio show and Twitter chat).

A certified Talent Acquisition Strategist (TAS) and Human Capital Strategist (HCS) by HCI, I have over 17 years of domain expertise and familiarity with the HR and recruiting technology marketplace, including working for and with talent management, talent sourcing and acquisition, video interviewing, assessment, background screening, and training and development providers, helping them to grow and excel their companies.

Before the HR and recruiting technology marketplace, I held multiple leadership positions in B2B and consumer technology marketplace and higher education. My overall business experience includes account management and customer service, marketing, product development, sales, business development, online community management, industry analyst, and being a manager and published writer.

I've also been a top social influencer in leadership, human resources, talent management and recruiting, as well as a prolific "HR business" blogger since 2004. I've also authored multiple articles on marketing, business development, HR, recruiting and leadership, and my first business book titled Tech Job Hunt Handbook was released in December 2012 from Apress. I speak at HR and recruiting industry events and on HR/recruiting/marketing related webinars.

Lastly, I’m an avid reader, a proud father and husband, and write I regularly about responsible parenting at GetOffTheGround.

Bragging rights
Daddy of the B-hive (two girls) and darn proud of it.
Work
Occupation
VP, NAM Program, Talent Board
Employment
  • Talent Board
    VP, 2015 - present
  • TalentCulture #TChat Community
    Co-founder, 2010 - present
  • Reach-West
    Founder, Writer, Producer, 2012 - 2015
  • Peoplefluent
    Marketing Director, 2013 - 2015
  • BraveNewTalent
    Director of Product Marketing, 2012 - 2013
  • HRmarketer.com
    Chief Strategy Officer, 2011 - 2012
  • JobEscrow
    HR B2B Consultant, 2011 - 2012
  • HRmarketer.com
    President, 2003 - 2010
  • The Glowan Consulting Group
    Principal, 2010 - 2010
  • Ventana Research
    VP & Research Director, 2011 - 2011
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Santa Cruz, CA