Tag: Whatever

Whatever the Court Decides It Won’t End the Debate Over Class Action vs. Individual Arbitration

The interplay between arbitration agreements and employment-based class actions has been the subject of extensive and often conflicting legal opinions for the last half-decade. While many hoped the issue would gain clarity and stability following last June’s Supreme Court ruling in Epic Systems v. Lewis (where the Court said class actions waivers in arbitration agreements are enforceable), cases pitting employment class claims against arbitration…

Whatever Your Process, Interviewing Comes Down to Conversation

Do you know how many bad interviews I have had after almost 20 years in talent selection and evaluation? Man, it’s a lot. The funny thing? Some of those interviews were bad because the process or manager was bad—not the candidate. Process matters. On the continuum of interview and selection techniques, there are basically two extremes: Super scripted. Open the interview booklet, read the…

Work-Life Balance: 70 or 75 – Whatever It Takes

In the dark ages when I was just a lad and worked at a large incentive and reward company, we had to fill out time sheets each week. Not because we were non-exempt—but because we were billable. And that meant we had to keep track of the hours we worked on client projects. Most of the time I had five or six different clients…

Steve Boese says Whatever You Do, Don’t Stare At His Eye

Yesterday I had the increasingly rare experience of meeting a professional acquaintance for the very first time in person who despite having corresponded with this person over email and having one or two calls, I had no idea what they actually looked like. While we were connected on LinkedIn, and I think following each other on Twitter, this person had no profile pic up…