Tag: problem

The Problem With Making a Poor Fit Hire — and How to Fix It

Hiring and recruiting are two of the most challenging and time consuming aspects of your business, but they often get the least number of resources dedicated to them.  If you are like many resource constrained healthcare organizations, hiring and recruitment may not be as high of a priority compared to all of the other responsibilities … The Problem With Making a Poor Fit Hire…

Bias in AI: Are People the Problem or the Solution?

Read Time58 Second “All tools contain embedded biases. Bias can be introduced long before the data is examined and at other parts of the process. Meanwhile, one group says people are the problem; the other sees them as the solution.” - John Sumser   Bias in AI: Are People the Problem or the Solution?   With bias one group assumes that people are the…

Houston (or Dealerships), We Have an Employment Image Problem

Read Time1 Minute, 0 Second Ah the used car salesperson stereotype. We all know the type of personality that comes to mind.  In fact, in his seminal book, To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others, bestselling author Daniel Pink asked people to list adjectives that encompass their view of “sales” or “selling.”  Most participants used descriptions such as “pushy,” “aggressive,” and…

TikTok on Your Phone Might Be a Problem at Work (The HR Famous Podcast)

In episode 23 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee are back to discuss Jlee’s recent vacation, Tim’s new favorite shorts, different proposed plans for return to work bonuses, and privacy concerns about TikTok and other apps on company owned devices.  Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player below) and be sure to subscribe,…

Message To HR Tech Vendors: Focus On The Problem, Not Your Product

There is so much going on I’m barely keeping up. I’ve already talked with more than 20 companies this week and we’re doing a major webinar next Tuesday The World Changed Overnight: HR and Leadership in a Time of Crisis with five CHROs talking about their strategies. But there’s one more thing going on. HR … Read more» The post Message To HR Tech…

Is There Really a Problem with the phrase – “Ok Boomer!”?

You’ve probably heard it by now, the phrase “Ok Boomer!” Which blew up (cool graph showing how fast here)recently when Chloe Swarbick, a 25-year-old MP and spokesperson for New Zeeland’s Green Party. She was speaking to New Zeeland’s Parliament about climate change when she got heckled by an older member. Her response is below in the video (it happens at- :31 on the video)…

Amazon just got 200,000+ Applications and That is a Giant Problem!

You probably saw the headline from Amazon: “Hiring 30,000!” Let’s face it, Amazon is a rocketship. Have you seen the Amazon vans coming down your street? I’m 100% sure the “Amazon Guy” who drives the van in our neighborhood stops by our house about 250% more times then the mailperson stops by our house! I’m not actually surprised they have 30,000 openings, but I…

C-Level Burnout: A Problem No One Talks About

When Fiat Chrysler chief executive Sergio Marchionne recently passed away, the corporate world mourned one of the greatest turnaround leaders of the modern business era. Marchionne was one of the auto industry’s most tenacious and respected CEOs, who took over Fiat in 2004 and spearheaded the acquisition of Chrysler in 2009.

The Problem With Incentive Plan Cliffs

Triggers and hurdles and cliffs, oh my! To be clear, I’m talking about pay plan mechanics and in particular about the kind of cliff that plays an unfortunate starring role in many pay programs. Specifically, the incentive plan with the all-or-none (or nearly so) singular award hurdle, often set against prior year performance, that can throw the whole program out of whack.

The Real Problem In Talent Attraction #HRTechConf

Well, clearly, Tim, it’s our process sucks! We need to fix our process! Once we fix our process everything will be fine! Well, clearly, Tim, it’s our technology! Our ATS sucks! SUCKS, I say! Once we get our new ATS everything will be fine! Well, clearly, Tim, it’s our career site! Have you seen our site, it sucks!? Once we get our new career…