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What does the C-suite want out of an HR Leader?
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You may be sitting at home right now, asking yourself this very question! I wonder what my CEO prefers I do in my role. It’s a valid question, and one I find that great HR leaders already know the answer to, because they ask the question, often! When I wrote my SHRM published book, The […]

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Happy Thoughts by Tim Sackett
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My local news station is doing just positive news for one of their half-hour shows on Thursday early evenings. I’m a cynic, I suspect it’s a play to grab ratings on a low ratings time, but you know what? We could all use some good news! So, I sat down to think about all the […]

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E11 – The HR Famous Podcast – The future is $99/month HR Managers!
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It’s episode 11 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee, Tim Sackett and Kristian Dunn kill some more time by recording a new episode on the pod (of course trying to flatten the curve in their respective isolation pods) focused on what virtual HR looks like today – including what kind […]

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Are We Still Pissy About Unpaid Internships?
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Back in the height of the Great Recession (think 2008-2010), when we had double-digit national unemployment numbers. It was dark times, especially for those students who were graduating and those trying to get internships. Most organizations in hard times cut internship programs. It’s not that they are not important to recruiting, it’s just the ROI […]

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Would you choose to live at your job 24/7 for a month? These workers did!
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40 employees of Braskem America in Marcus Hook, PA unanimously decided they would lock themselves in their plant for 28 straight days, so they could safely make N95 masks for healthcare workers. Day and night, they worked, ate meals with each other, and slept at the plant to ensure there would be no spread of […]

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Avito launches support programs for verticals (Updated)
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Leading Russia-based horizontal Avito has launched an incentive program for several of its real estate, automotive and marketplace verticals.

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Corona Diaries – Tim’s new blue light glasses and are we really ready to Scan Temps of our Employees? (video)
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Happy Monday! I’ve been doing Corona Diaries vids on Friday but wanted to give it a shot on Monday and see how they would fair. Truth be told, any week I might be having shoulder surgery and I’m working through the bugs of video blogging because it’s going to be hard to type for a […]

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It’s not Unlimited PTO or Accrual! Both are flawed, but I have a Plan! (The Sackett PTO Plan!)
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Okay, I promise, after this post, I’ll stop talking about this subject! I will tell you when I started this conversation over a tweet my friend Matt Charney put out, and a subsequent viral LinkedIn post on the same subject, there are clearly two very opinionated sides to this issue! Side Unlimited PTO (UPTO): There’s […]

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E10 – The HR Famous Podcast – Unlimited PTO or Accrual? What would your employees choose?
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In Episode 10 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Jessica Lee, Tim Sackett and Kris Dunn get together to discuss how COVID-19 has changed their daily life, the Cuomo brothers and work-life balance. Tim wants to talk about PTO: accrual vs. unlimited. What’s better? There are different answers with many variables… The gang continues […]

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Do you have your CEOs cell phone number?
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The world is moving pretty fast right now. Seems like you can’t step away from the news cycle for a minute without something new popping up and changing what we thought to be fact just seconds before. That’s why I found it refreshing this week when I read a story about Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby […]

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Zoom Bombs! Let’s have some fun!
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Okay, if you’ve been working at home for the last month or so, you’re getting bored with video conferences with your team! You’ve also probably heard of some Zoom meetings getting “Zoom Bombed” by folks outside of your organization that figured out your public link and come in cause all kinds of havoc. I want […]

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Performance Feedback for a New World
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Channeling my inner Seth Godin today… It really is a choice. Either you can decide to perform the job you have, or you can decide to work someplace else. Either you believe this is the right company for you, or you can decide it’s another company. Either you treat your coworkers as peers, or you […]

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HeadHunter aides in Covid-19 recruitment effort
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HeadHunter, the No.1 recruitment vertical in Russia, has put its platform to use in the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. In cooperation with Russia’s Ministry of Health, medical institutions can post listings for healthcare workers using a simplified process.

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#CoronaDiaries – Payroll Protection Loans & Blue Light Glasses! (video)
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This week on the Corona Diaries I talk about my need for some blue light computer glasses and ask you for recommendations, and I give you some background and personal insight on the Payroll Protection Program loan through the SBA stimulus package. Enjoy! Don’t forget – him me in the comments with your recommendations and […]

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