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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
When I was a kid, my favorite athletes were always the small, less-athletic guys who got by on hustle. Why? Because I was a small, less-athletic guy whose very limited athletic success was only do to hustle. When everyone else outgrew me and my hustle wasn’t enough to make the team, I started playing music. […]
This short, but fascinating recent piece from the Washington Post is the source for today’s installment of CHART OF THE DAY – a quick snapshot of how the US population is expected to change by 2050 in three key areas – religious affiliation, age, and race/ethnicity. As always, I will drop in the chart, then […]
I absolutely love this time of year. The days are warmer, longer, and my work attire is once again accented with wedges instead of tights. This time of the year also marks the return of some of my favorite HBO programming, including Mike Judge’s Silicon Valley,—a comedy partially inspired by Judge’s own experiences in engineering […]
A few years ago, I retired my blog because I wanted to write under my name. More importantly, I wanted to see if I could branch out beyond human resources and write about something fresh. In January, a friend of mine reached out and said that he “ceased reading my work” because it lacked passion […]