Everyone’s heard of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Well, almost everyone. On the outside chance you haven’t, it’s a theoretical model of human motivation that was published in 1943. Not exactly cutting edge stuff. But powerful, and surprisingly applicable to today’s workforce and chaotic COVID era environment. Summarily, it theorizes that people start out being motivated […]
‘I can’t believe the pandemic was renewed for another season’*. Thanks Conan O’Brien for giving us a laugh in this prolonged state of the world being turned upside down where it feels like this all can’t be real. It’s a tv show, right? A Truman show kind of thing? The reality is, the pandemic is […]
Lately I’ve been stressed with a mixture of first world problems, Black people problems, COVID concerns – you name it. There still seems to be the open-ended question if or not Black Lives Matter and I’m fearful for my GenZ and Millennial nephews out in the world trying to survive something akin to hunting season. […]
I thought I was done writing about employee engagement. It’s always been an interesting concept because of what it represented — the notion that the more that people are committed in their organization and their work, the better they they will perform their duties. Or as Fistful of Talent’s Grand Poobah Kris Dunn once put […]
In episode 32 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together to discuss crazy overtime pay at the USPS and harassment issues via messaging on LinkedIn. Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review (Apple Podcasts) and follow (Spotify)! SHOW […]
I’m a fan of the “work video” era. I like the flexibility. I like how, as Apple Facetime ushered in a new way to “personally” stay connected with distant family and friends, Zoom et al. have done the same in the workplace. And I like that I can put a cool light on and make […]
With the growing technology, the recruitment process is also evolving rapidly. It can be tough for us to keep up with the emerging platforms and trends gaining ground every day. Nowadays, the software is efficient enough to deliver expected results. With a single recruitment platform, organizations branch into discrete tools for different recruitment funnel stages.
Five things you need to ask yourself before you give an employee feedback Every HR conference and article has been filled with content on the importance of “creating a feedback culture.” We are taught that very little can improve the employee/employer relationship more than timely and honest performance feedback. I think there is a lot […]
Continuing a stream-of-consciousness series about the “new boss” coming on board, I would be remiss if I failed to mention the importance of the team you inherit. No matter the “suitcase” filled with the inherent skills you bring to the job, a great deal of your success depends on the people now carrying out your […]
In episode 31 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss Google’s move to a very uncool/unhip annual performance review cycle (called a “perf” which is dangerously close to bad stuff), David Blaine’s recent dangerous endeavor, and the latest CHRO move of the week involving IBM’s new HR leader. Listen (click this […]
Find out how companies are constantly thinking about taking advantage of diversity around them and what small changes they can make to capture diversity benefits.
The Anxiety-Inducing Meta Experience of Interviewing as an HR Person When you interview for a job as an HR person, I imagine it’s how it would feel if you were a doctor about to undergo surgery. Or a hair stylist getting an adventurous dye job. Or my Italian Grandma ordering lasagna at a restaurant. If […]
In episode 30 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee link up to discuss Senator Tom Carper’s senate hearing mishap with Zoom and Johnny Taylor’s time at SHRM, asking and discussing the question “is Johnny Taylor for good for SHRM and HR?” The gang discusses Johnny Taylor’s leadership of the mega HR […]