Tag: christmas

Leadershipping on Christmas

First, it’s Christmas and the majority of the world is not working. Okay, you Mr./Mrs. Hustle is still working, but normal people, those who celebrate Christmas and those who don’t, and primarily not working, so why are you reading this dumb blog post! But, while I have you… I think great leaders do certain things really well (also, I’m not trying to set myself…

#HRFamous: Calling Yourself “Doctor” in the Workplace & Best Work Christmas Stories

In Episode 43 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together to discuss Christmas shopping, the term “Dr.” in corporate America, and HR Christmas horror stories. 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 Highlights: 2:00 – Have you finished your…

Calling Yourself “Dr.” in the Workplace, Best Work Christmas Stories

In episode 43 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together to discuss Christmas shopping, the term ‘Dr.’ in corporate America, and HR Christmas horror stories. Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player below) and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review (Apple Podcasts) and follow (Spotify)! Show Highlights: 2:00 – Have you finished your Christmas…

Nickelback For Christmas

Some of you are getting ready for (or already had) the Christmas gift exchange at your office holiday party.  You know the drill – buy something worth $20, then if your location is really wild, you do the white elephant or dirty Santa thing where you either pick a wrapped gift or take something from someone else.  Humanity ensues, and somebody gets stuck. I…

PODCAST: Merry Christmas Eve…Now Get Us An Offer Acceptance By The End Of The Day

Welcome to Recruiter Confessions! Sponsored by Canvas and brought to you by the talent pros at Fistful of Talent, this podcast is made for recruiters, by recruiters. Every month, host Tim Sackett will bring on a different recruiter co-host to share: Hiring horror stories The secrets recruiters keep to themselves during the hiring process Silver bullets you can take back with you to your…

A Very Special Christmas Eve Story From the HR Capitalist…

Capitalist Note: This story is a Christmas Eve tradition at the HR Capitalist. Merry Christmas… Tomorrow is Christmas Eve. Time for anticipation. Time for reflection. Time for an outrageous demand towards a candidate that could only occur from the bowels of corporate America. Gather ’round the tree kids, because it’s story time, HR Capitalist style. Bring me a Diet Mountain Dew while you’re at it,…

The One Gift HR Really Wants for Christmas

Ok, before we get started, stop it. I could have titled this “The One Thing HR Wants for the Holidays” or “The One Thing HR Wants for Chanukah”, etc., but I didn’t the majority of people celebrate Christmas, so I used Christmas. Breath in HR people. (for the record we celebrate both Chanukah and Santa in my house, my kids are equal gift getters!)….

Christmas Day 'just like a regular workday to us'

“It's just like a regular workday to us, except it's a holiday.” The holiday meal included steak and potatoes. “We're going to have our get-together today at lunch and then everybody's families will be up here this afternoon,” Mathews said. Fire crews …

In Case You Are Not Done Shopping, I’d Like A Flip Phone For Christmas

So Christmas is a couple of days away, and I bet if you are actually reading this today it is only to provide a brief respite from your crazed last-minute preparations (if you are someone who celebrates the holiday) or your internal seething of having to be stuck at work picking up the slack for everyone else who has already checked out (either mentally…