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9 Types of Employee Recognition That Suck!

I run a small business.  When I need to know something, I usually reach out to my employees and find out what they think.  It’s not some big fancy ‘research’ survey with thousands of responses, but it’s real. Recently, I wanted to know what people might want in terms of a recognition award.  Ironically, what I found goes against some big fancy research done…

The Three Types of Contractors that HR and Recruiting Leaders Meet When They Get to Heaven!

Paradise. Eden. Nirvana. Whatever you call it, we’d all like to make it to Heaven. There’s just this one little catch. What if the HR and TA/Recruiting leaders who make it to Heaven are presented with a slew of contract labor components handling the most important activities in what some call the “Happy Valley?” I’ll tell you what would happen. Upon encountering these contractors,…

Modern HR Data Types and Attributes (from text to machine generated and monitored data)

Read Time1 Minute, 0 Second “Data has a funny property. It wants to make more data. There’s a saying, ‘data makes its own gravy.’ Using data creates data about usage. Interestingly, the metadata created by data is often more useful than the data itself.” - John Sumser   Modern HR Data Types and Attributes (from text to machine generated and monitored data)   Data…

United Sued For A Bunch of Different Types of Discrimination Over Blondes on Charter Flights (The HR Famous Podcast)

In episode 34 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together to discuss a recent employment lawsuit that claims United Airlines grants assignment privileges to young blonde females and discusses the stock price of Slack tanking once Wall Street determined it’s growth wasn’t going to blow up in the WFH world aka Zoom. Listen (click this link if you…

United Sued For A Bunch of Different Types of Discrimination Over Blondes on Charter Flights (The HR Famous Podcast)

In episode 34 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together to discuss a recent employment lawsuit that claims United Airlines grants assignment privileges to young blonde females and discusses the stock price of Slack tanking once Wall Street determined it’s growth wasn’t going to blow up in the WFH world aka Zoom. Listen (click this link if you…

Teamwork Tips for Competitive Types (Like Me)

I’m competitive.  I always have been.  Sometimes individually and other times as part of a team, but I thrive in competitive environments. Some of my passion for competitiveness likely came from my upbringing. But there is also something in my DNA, for sure. Born or bred, I’m more competitive than most. As you might imagine, because of my competitiveness sports has always been a sanctuary for…

This Is A Call – Will the Workplace Moderates Please Stand Up? (5 Types of Extremists That Kill Your Company)

This is a political rant – for about 10 seconds – then it’s going to become a workplace rant. I watched pieces of the GOP and the DNC conventions, and one word came to mind – #bullies. If you want airtime in the political process, you have to be at the extreme.  Extreme democrats are called socialists by the GOP.  Super-Conservative republicans are called…

Fastest Growing Types of Remote Jobs

Across the total U.S. workforce, remote work has grown 91% in the last 10 years, according to an analysis by FlexJobs and Global Workplace Analytics (GWA). While remote work exists across most career fields, it is growing more quickly in some fields than in others. With that in mind, FlexJobs analyzed over 50 career categories in its database, comparing the number of remote jobs posted on…

8 Types of Recognition that Suck!

I run a small business.  When I need to know something, I usually reach out to my employees and find out what they think.  It’s not some big fancy ‘research’ survey with thousands of responses, but it’s real. Recently, I wanted to know what people might want in terms of a recognition award.  Ironically, what I found goes against some big fancy research done…

That Company Has 3 Types of Workers.

People are wired to work and make things happen. You may or may not like your job, but you are there to achieve things for your company. That is why you should hire more people who actually love their work. There are three types of workers. The “job” worker. This is the person who hates Mondays, lives for the weekends, and brings donuts in…