Tag: United

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…

[On-Demand Webinar] The Initial Impact of COVID-19 on Recruiting in the United States

As the initial impact of the pandemic became imminent, Appcast CEO & Founder, Chris Forman, and Appcast SVP of Strategy, Leah Daniels, sat down for a virtual fireside chat to discuss how employers in key industries were being impacted and provide simple strategies for talent acquisition teams to implement to fight the pandemic. The post [On-Demand Webinar] The Initial Impact of COVID-19 on Recruiting…

Not a Whole “Lotto” Thought Went Into That Decision, United

You’ve all read about United Airlines replacing bonuses with a lottery and trying to tie it to their Core4 mission to become “known as the most caring airline in a highly-competitive industry”.  It didn’t go over so well.  In fact, it crashed and burned. The announcement was made public on a Friday, and by the following Tuesday United announced they were “hitting the pause…

Why HR Needs to Study Psychology – United Idiocracy

For about 134 years I’ve been suggesting that to be good at HR you should be good at humans. Operations managers and factory foremen needed to know about the machines they were charged with maintaining and running at peak efficiency and HR should be judged similarly. If you are in HR, you are responsible for making sure the machines of production in today’s “brain-based”…

I Was Fed Up With United Airlines’ Culture Even Before They Started Dragging People Off Planes

Believe me when I tell you this: I soured on the customer service practices of United Airlines long before they decided that dragging people off planes would enhance the flying experience. You’ve probably seen the video by now. You know the one — where the customer on the last flight of the night from Chicago to Louisville refuses to give up his seat (he’s a…