Sometimes people complain that my blog has clickbait on it. “You roped me in under X and then told me about Y.” Smart bloggers who monetize their online presence know that they have to sell ideas, products and services through their websites. I could load my blog up with display ads or pop-up advertising. I […]
Shout out to all my seasonal workers/hiring managers of seasonal workers in this month’s L&D hangout! This one goes out to you. In this episode of our L&D Hangout series, Kris Dunn and Mary Faulkner share some tips and real-world stories on how to target, onboard and train—you guessed it—seasonal workers. Good stuff here, so go ahead and play the […]
I just finished reading Straight to Hell: True Tales of Deviance, Debauchery, and Billion-Dollar Deals. The author, John LeFevre, has enjoyed a distinguished career in international finance (per his Amazon author page). He joined Salomon Brothers as a young graduate and finished his career with Citigroup in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Bur Lefevre […]
LinkedIn has removed the option to export your contacts. Instead, the company is asking users to request an archive of their data, but that process can take up to 72 hours to complete. Before it disappeared today, LinkedIn's export contacts feature …
When Jeb Bush joined LinkedIn for the first time last week, the jokes came easily. The former Florida governor was, of course, not previously a member of the site. Who needs professional networking when you're trying to become the third President Bush?
I want our company to be just like Zappos! No you don’t. First, Zappos has a very strong culture, of which, most people couldn’t handle or wouldn’t like. They hire very specific talent based on this cultural fit and desire to be in their certain culture, it’s not for everyone. Now drink. Yep, that’s the […]
We catch a fair bit of grief in HR for using the term, Top Talent. The problem, of course, is that talent means different things to different people. Folks cannot articulate what top performers really do or they get caught up in using tired clichés. I’m gonna try to fix that for you. I think […]
As much as you hate to admit it, every organization experiences turnover. It's tough when a coworker loses a colleague or a manager is without their top employee. What's even worse is that the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in April of 2015, …
LinkedIn is taking a bigger bite out of the Empire State building, adding an additional two floors for a total of 280,000 square feet. LinkedIn's new lease is for the third and 26th floors — a combined 120,000 additional square feet, the New York Post …
If you’re working at a start-up without these two protections, I’m sorry to tell you that you’re probably a chump.
LinkedIn can be a powerful tool for individuals and companies looking to make new connections, generate leads, and build their brand. While it's an important platform for all businesses, LinkedIn can be a true game changer for B2B (business to business …
This week on T3 I’m reviewing Employment Branding technology Life Guides. Life Guides philosophy is that pretty much all candidates are Googling you to find out more about your company. In fact, there research shows that 73% of candidates report that they first Googled an employer before applying for a job. Add in sites like […]
FOT Note: Congrats to Kathy Rapp, who recently got promoted to the role of President of hrQ! We’re so proud we wanted all of FOTNation to know… check out the press release below for more info! hrQ, an award-winning professional services firm focused exclusively on the human resources profession, announced the promotion of Kathy Rapp […]
So you’ve resisted the trend to move some of your training to video. Well played, my friend. After all, you know how to deliver this stuff—live and in person. Whether it’s the boring items in your new-hire orientation, skill training or notes on how to not harass your teammates, there’s nothing wrong with your focus […]