Tag: Bill

HR Famous Podcast – Talking 100K Jobs and the Crazy California Uber/Lyft Bill (AB5)

In episode 27 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss 100K jobs with the least competition (spoiler – that means only really smart people should apply) and break down California going after Uber and Lyft with California Assembly Bill 5, which seeks to classify more contractors such as Uber/Lyft drivers into full-time employees Listen (click this link if you don’t…

The Candidate Bill of Rights (revisited)

In November 2010 Monster.com asked me to write a post on a hot topic at that time a “Candidate Bill of Rights“.  Needless to say, I’m not a huge fan of a Candidate Bill of Rights – I’m a Capitalist and believe in a free-market system of HR and Recruiting.  Here was my main point then, and what they are still today: Candidates –…

You’re Not Bill Simmons!

On Friday, right before the end of the business day, ESPN announced that it was shutting down its very popular site Grantland.  Grantland was a site started by sports author Bill Simmons, and it was purchased by ESPN a few years ago and Bill came over to ESPN to continue to run it successfully. Bill Simmons is an exceptional writer, and assembled a great…

Bill Murray reveals the secret to being awesome at your job

Bill Murray is a living legend who’s totally relaxed about being one of the greatest comedic actors in history. Yes, he saved “Saturday Night Live” back in the day and has made some of your favorite movies, but he’s also likely to crash your next birthday party. And as he explained in a talk written up by New York Magazine, his chill approach to life…

Here's why Warren Buffett, Oprah Winfrey, and Bill Gates love to read

There is no formulaic, step-by-step process when it comes to achieving success.  However, there does seem to be one unifying trait that incredibly successful people share: they all read, a lot. In a recent LinkedIn post, Andrew Collins, CEO of Mailman Group, explored this commonality between Warren Buffett, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, and other successful people. Collins highlights what three powerful billionaires have said about reading: …