I’m speaking at the 2015 Skillsoft Perspectives conference on Wednesday. I’ll be up on stage with a bunch of experts talking about talent analytics. A colleague of mine asked, “What are you doing on that panel?” I said — “I sit on the board of a company that uses technology to marry and dissect labor, […]
Airlines are trying to make waves with their in-flight safety videos these days. The latest comes from Delta, who is betting that you’ve seen an internet sensation or two… check it out here because it’s amazing: Obviously this is a wicked smart marketing move on Delta’s part—that goes without saying. It’s also a brilliant way […]
Interesting read here about the questions you should ask before joining a start-up. Having 3+ start-ups under my belt, I can tell you I agree with most of the advice; however, the question I probably should have asked about those start-ups AND F500s was “Do I want to work in HR there?” How do you […]
Whole Foods made some noise last week following their announcement of a new lower-cost chain of stores geared at the millennial generation. While limited details around the new chain were shared, Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb described the new concept as “unlike anything that currently exists in the marketplace” and would “feature a modern, streamlined […]
If you are in job search mode you are probaly visting sites like Glassdoor or Indeed forums to read reviews of potential employers. But you should be aware that not all you read is true. We asked our network what they tell job seekers when it comes to know the truth about your next potential employer.
I had a short conversation with a friend this morning on the best way to change behavior. It was sparked by the information in a study CVS released yesterday. The study highlights the results of experiments CVS conducted to see what worked best to get people to quit smoking. The study showed greater behavior change […]
Dave Ulrich has six competencies that define the modern human resources professional. Josh Bersin is out on the internet postulating a theory that he calls “Bold HR.” I have my version of how to define the future of our industry. It’s called, “Pretty Okay HR.” As in, “I just had a meeting with my HR Director. […]
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Is HR really the wind beneath the company’s wings? In the video above, Dawn Burke talks to Tim Sackett, President at HRU Technical Resources and fellow FOT blogger, about her most recent post at Fistful of Talent: Wanna Be Taken Seriously? Quit Being A Wingman, Damn It. Check out the video now to hear the ever-entertaining duo break down […]
This week, Microsoft is hosting Codess on campus in Redmond. Codess is a networking event for women engineers—a place where they can get together and learn, mentor, and meet new people like themselves in a world that is dominated by men. The brain trust behind this event is my colleague, Alexa Glick (@alexa_glick for your […]
Remember when you were in school and you had a hard test, and it kicked your butt? The saving grace was always when the teacher would give you extra credit to help you make up for that bad test grade! I loved extra credit! You know what never happened? I never got extra credit for […]
Below is a video of Dr. Dan Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, discussing the impact social media is having on us humans. And not just on our behavior – but on the actual physical way our brain is wired. The video is only 4 minutes long but those with […]
Have you ever stopped to think that maybe technology is pushing our hiring process too fast? We all have a natural cadence to how we do things. Imagine going out on a date with a nice young man. You go and get coffee. Coffee is easy, and you can get out of it quickly if […]
What’s next at Zappos? Commune? Nude Commune? The Washington Post reported on Friday that 14% of Zappos’ employees took a severance package rather than work in a Holocracy – which is an organizational structure without managers. More from the Post: In March, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh issued an ultimatum of sorts to his employees. If they didn’t feel […]