Tag: should

Should we be talking politics at work? Is there a benefit to doing that? #HRFamous

In episode 69 of The HR Famous Podcast, longtime HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together to discuss Shopify’s CEO laying a smackdown on workplace politics and how hiring in the post-Covid era is the risky age of the “quick quit.” Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review (Apple Podcasts) and follow…

Why Skills Tests Should be Part of Your Hiring Process

Have you ever hired someone who just wasn’t quite right for the role? It’s frustrating for you because you’ve invested resources, time, and energy into onboarding and training this person only to have to start your search over. And it leaves the employee feeling as though you’ve misled them about what the role entailed or … Why Skills Tests Should be Part of Your…

Pandemic Employment Gaps! Should You Ask Why?!

So, there was an HR Pro from Amazon who put up a post on LinkedIn, here it is: She blocked me, so I can’t put the link to it. But you should check it out. Jessica Lee and I discussed this on the HR Famous pod. I connected with Lisa on LinkedIn (she actually sent me an invite) and I privately told her I…

Should Candidate Response Time Be a Measure We Care About?

I have expectations as a leader in my organizations for other employees who are in a leadership position in my company. One of those expectations is, if I call or text you on off hours, weekends, vacations, etc., for something that is urgent to the business, I expect a reply in a rather short time frame. Some people would not like that. I don’t…

How Should We Structure New-Hire Sign-On Bonuses for Hourly Hires?

Right from The Project mailbag comes this beauty of a question! Very timely in that so many organizations are moving super fast to add sign-on bonuses for new hires to help them attract more hourly candidates right now. Here’s the actual question: Dear Tim, We are looking to offer a new hire sign-on bonus for our hourly hires. I was wondering if you have…

Should we be forcing vaccinations at work? #HRFamous

On episode 61 of The HR Famous Podcast, longtime HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together to discuss Clubhouse, how to get people to get the Covid vaccine, and what remote vs. hybrid work will look like. 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…

How long should it take a candidate to decide on a job offer?

When you make a candidate an offer, how long do you give them to tell you they want the job or not? 24 hours? 3 days? 1 week? Immediately? For two decades I’ve been in the camp of a candidate should be able to tell you ‘yes’ or ‘no’ immediately, or you (the recruiter and hiring manager) did something wrong in closing! But, I think…