Tag: teach

Ask FOT: How Do I Teach Execs That Recruiting at Scale Differs From What They’re Used To

Dear FOT: I’m working through something and wondered if you had something that might help. It’s obvious to me that our exec-level population doesn’t understand that you recruit high-volume, contact center kinds of CS positions differently than what they’re used to (1 to 1 wooing and talent pool development). I want to educate them on how you manage this at the project level and…

Career Rules They Don’t Teach You in College! #HRFamous

On episode 60 of The HR Famous Podcast, longtime HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee come together to discuss vacations in St. George, Utah, the crew’s favorite career rules, and an update on hourly hiring in the U.S. 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 to Teach Managers to Embrace Internal Mobility and Career Development

Read Time1 Minute, 2 Second Internal mobility and career development boost retention by keeping employees within the organization, even as their skill sets expand and their interests change. Yet employees can only drive their own mobility and career development within an organization that actively supports their efforts. Managers who think long-term about internal mobility and career development have the tools to support employee growth….

7 Things Start Ups Teach Us That Will Increase Our Success!

My buddy John Hill works for Techstars as the VP of Network, go connect with him, he’s completely an awesome guy who will sit down and have a beer with you and talk about how to change the world for hours!  Last week he got to meet the latest crop of Techstar startups and came away motivated with some great learnings. Here are John’s takeaways…

You Can’t Teach Your Employees to be Human! #Transform

You might have seen this in the news a few weeks back. Mom and Dad take their Autistic son to a Universal Theme Park in Orlando. The son is over the top excited for the Spiderman ride, and Murphy’s Law comes into play. The family gets to the ride and it’s broken down. The son loses it. Full blown, five-alarm tantrum on the ground…

What Dog Walkers Can Teach us About Managing Up!

You might not have noticed but Americans treat their dogs and cats much better than we treat most people. I’m not sure exactly what that says about our society. I like to believe that it’s an evolved behavior. A society that treats animals well probably on average treats all things better, but the cynical part of me says it’s more likely we treat animals…

7 Things Startups Teach Us That We All Need to Learn!

My buddy John Hill works for Techstars as the VP of Network, go connect with him, he’s completely an awesome guy who will sit down and have a beer with you and talk about how to change the world for hours!  Last week he got to meet the latest crop of Techstar startups and came away motivated with some great learnings. Here are John’s takeaways…

What ‘Hidden Figures’ Can Teach Recruiters About AI

In the recent film “Hidden Figures,” a group of women known as “computers,” help mastermind NASA’s effort to put a man into space and eventually on the moon. Without their hard work and brilliance, America’s famed “moonshot” might never have succeeded. By the end of the film, their roles have largely been replaced by a computer that is capable of making millions of calculations…

What Uber Has to Teach Us About Company Culture

It’s been a challenging few weeks for Uber to say the least. Uber is receiving criticism and close internal and public scrutiny after a former engineer, Susan Fowler, recounted her negative experience working at Uber. To make matters worse, just last week an Uber driver released a dashcam video of a hostile exchange with Uber’s CEO, Travis Kalanick, and a senior exec left the company…

Are You Brave Enough To Teach Leaders To Not Treat Everyone Equally?

Leadership slang time, people. Let’s give you a term you can text your fellow HR/Talent pros in response to hearing that they’re stuck in a time-suck they shouldn’t be in. The term/acronym? NINA. “No Influence, No Authority.” NINA refers to people who really can’t get things done in an organization, and it’s position/situation specific. Consider the following: – Authority is downward sloping. People with authority can help you…