Tag: We’ll

Sharing Nudes at Work Never Ends Well! #HRFamous

In case you missed it, McDonald’s recently claimed CEO Steve Easterbrook had sexual relationships with three underlings that it hadn’t known about when it negotiated a package worth a reported $42 million over an inappropriate relationship, alleging he had “lied” and “concealed evidence” about the affairs. The evidence includes dozens of naked or explicit photos and videos of women — some of them Easterbrook’s subordinates at McDonald’s…

Office Holiday Party? Well, This Probably Isn’t the Year For Mistletoe and an Open Bar

The headline on a story in this week’s Wall Street Journal said it all: Welcome to the Post-Weinstein Holiday Party. What followed was 1,400 depressing words that basically said, without actually saying it, something that you probably already know — the company holiday party as we know it is officially dead and gone. As The Boston Globe dryly noted, “This probably isn’t the year for…

Three Things We’ll See In Talent Acquisition By 2022

On Friday of last week (10/20), I was a guest on Michael Cameron’s daily radio program “Win-Win@Work” and had the opportunity to speak about my favorite topic – building and leading a world-class recruiting team. It’s a wonderful thing when you find yourself leading a team that has hit its collective stride. It’s a magical place, a place where the beer flows like wine, and where beautiful…

Our Companies Are Sick. #1 Advice on How to Get Well? Fire.Them.All.

Bad management is a chronic corporate illness. And it’s an epidemic. Bad management reproduces quickly in today’s world because in many cases (especially in public companies) performance is measured on a quarter to quarter basis and some of the fastest ways to achieve short-term goals is through fear and intimidation. And managers who use those arcane techniques are the people who get promoted faster,…

How Well Do You Know Today’s Jobseekers?

In this red-hot talent market, savvy recruiters are employing consumer marketing strategies to attract and engage top candidates. As any marketer will tell you, it’s important to know your target audience to craft the right strategy.

True Sign of a Great Leader > How Well They Protect PTO

To me there is one way to know if a leader is worth their salt.  It is something I don’t recall seeing in leadership books, white papers, or in training sessions.  To me the simplest way to see if a leader is doing their job is to ask team members one question: “Did you use all your PTO last year?” When a team member…

Workday Not Working Out So Well

Workday (WDAY) has been trending lower for much of the past year (see the chart below). WDAY rallied from late August/early October to an early December high before breaking down in late December. The 50-day and 200-day moving average capped the …