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Working Outside of Your Time Zone Sucks!
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For most of my adult life, I’ve worked mostly in the timezone I lived in. So, when I worked in the mountain or central time zones I lived in those time zones. For the vast majority of my career, I’ve worked in the Eastern time zone. I’m not trying to be time zone conceded, but […]

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When is the time to work hard?
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“Never! Work smarter not harder!” Shut it. I wasn’t talking to you idiot. I tend to try and surround myself with people who are “hard” workers. Who sees stuff that needs to be done and they just do it. In fact, they can’t even turn themselves off if they wanted to. Maybe all the work […]

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#CoronaDiaries – What if white dudes could no longer interview!?
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I had a great week professionally in the midst of a very disturbing time personally with everything going on in the world. The Transform Virtual Recruitment Marketing Conference took place this week and it was amazing! My friend and world-class speaker Torin Ellis keynoted and completely destroyed! As always he got my mind running! You […]

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E17 – The HR Famous Podcast – Tim Wears Crocs!
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In episode 17 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett come together to discuss Crocs, compensation strategy, Facebook’s new location based salary adjustments, and the return of the MLB. The duo discuss the different compensation adjustment strategies companies have been taking, why companies have been choosing which strategy to […]

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The Weekly Dose: @Imperative – Peer to Peer Coaching for Leaders!
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Today on The Weekly Dose I review the peer to peer coaching technology platform Imperative. Imperative is a leadership development platform that uses the power of peers to support each other as they manage remote employees and accelerated change in the workplace. Two things we all need right now? Help with developing remote employees, especially […]

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The Fight Club Recruiting Rules!
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Great talent and great hiring are about getting the best candidates to respond to your messaging. It’s our reality as talent acquisition professionals that we have candidates who apply to our jobs, some of whom might be great. We also have to go out and find great talent and find ways to get them to respond to […]

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E16 – The HR Famous Podcast – Return to Work from the Trenches of HR!
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In episode 16 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leader Kris Dunn speaks with the Head of HR for Mikron Ed Baldwin for a continuation discussion about return to work plans. Kris and Ed discuss Mikron’s early decision to start working remotely, what changes they have made in their manufacturing plants, and what tactics allowed them to be on top […]

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The Weekly Dose: @Fountain_Inc – Hourly Recruiting Reimagined
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Today on The Weekly Dose I take a look at the hourly recruiting technology, Fountain. Fountain is a technology designed to make high volume hourly hiring more efficient, easier, with higher quality. The reality is most HCM-based Applicant Tracking Systems are not designed for high volume hourly. They are designed mostly to process requisitions for […]

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Zuckerberg plan cuts pay for up to 50% of Facebook employees
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Does Amazon charge you less if you live in Biloxi and more if you live in Palo Alto? Depends on what color glasses Zuck is wearing.

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Is Love Greater Than Fear?
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The most famous quote from Machiavelli’s book “The Prince” is: “Better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.” Uh, oh, Tim is quoting Machiavelli, this blog has jumped the shark! I heard this quote recently in a virtual HR event. HR speakers seem to come in two types: 1. Love is greater […]

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4 Tips for Hiring Candidates with Grit!
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In our ever-constant struggle to find the secret sauce of finding the best talent, many organizations are looking to hire candidates who have grit. What the heck is grit? Candidates who have grit tend to have better resolve, tenacity, and endurance. Ultimately, executives are looking for employees who will get after it and get stuff […]

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If You Don’t Stretch, You’ll Never Know Where The Edges Are…
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Did you know the N95 mask that is critical PPE for healthcare workers right now was invented by a woman at 3M in the late 1950s? The title of the post is a quote from Sara Little Turnball, she was a designer who started consulting for 3M in 1958. She was super sharp and made […]

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E15 – The HR Famous Podcast – Is Your Company Ready for RTW!?
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In episode 15 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee and Kris Dunn come together to discuss Tim’s extravagant Southern Utah adventure, return to work plans, Twitter’s WFH forever proclamation, and Microsoft Teams. The team discusses the different return to work plans and ideas, new office norms, and a potential boom in […]

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#CoronaDiaries – The Travesty of Hero Pay!
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I’m back in the office and I’m feisty as ever about all this “Hero” pay going on across the world! I love Heros, I mean who doesn’t love Heros, but… Can I be real a second? For just a millisecond? Let down my guard and tell the people how I feel a second? Also, beyond […]

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