HR commandments

The 10 Commandments of HR

As an interesting experiment, I decided to create a list of “thou shalts/thou shalls” for HR pros. The list is similar to the “original” 10 Commandments List, of course. That… Get the Rest

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The Real Reason HR Is Hated: CEO Commitment Phobia

Last week I had the pleasure of participating in the Fistful of Talent/SumTotal Hangout with Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett where we had a fabulous HR rant session. I closed… Get the Rest

boring

3 Reasons Your Training Class Sucked

Employee development and training classes are notoriously boring, ineffective time-sucks. I’m tired of boring training classes that cost the company money, bore people to tears, and don’t change behavior. I’m tired… Get the Rest

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5 Things You Should Know This Week

Top of the morning to you, FOT Nation! I’m coming to you with 5 things you should know to get your week started! 1. Data Reveal the 7 Factors for Optimal… Get the Rest

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Why Athletes and Musicians Make Better Employees

All things being equal, if I have the opportunity to hire a musician or an athlete over a non-musician or athlete I’ll do it.  Every time.  Remember those piano lessons… Get the Rest

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5 Common Myths Employees Have About HR & Recruiting

I know many of you run into the same thing. You introduce yourself to someone in a non-professional setting—say a neighborhood picnic or some other social gathering. The person finds… Get the Rest

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RANT: Punks Jump Up to Get Beat Down

God, I like you people. You’re nice. You’re professional. You shop at Dillards, so you always look fresh and clean—which brings us to our first video featuring Andre 3000. (Email subscribers,… Get the Rest

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4 Reasons Great Recruiters are Great at Recruiting

I was reminded this past week that recruiting is very hard. No, it’s not hard to post a job on your careers page and wait for a resume, that you… Get the Rest

Monetize assets

Weird Al Writes the World’s Greatest Mission Statement

You may have seen the plethora of Weird Al videos invading your Facebook feed lately. You see, he currently has the #1 album in the country.  The video with the… Get the Rest

Sourcing

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Back-To-School Night Reveals New Sites to Source

You may or may not know that I’m the mom of three—ages 11 to 19—all girls.  The first week of school is hammered with back-to-school nights, orientations, forms and more… Get the Rest

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How to Source Lesson 3: Know Your Operators

So you’ve found a mentor and you’ve worked on being a conversationalist, but now it’s time to talk sourcing online. I recently posed a question on Sourcecon.qa for a friend… Get the Rest

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One Way… Or Another… I’m Gonna Find Ya!

If anyone were to ask about my biggest weakness, it’s that I’ve found I’m a creature of habit.  Ask anyone. I get set in my ways. And I certainly get… Get the Rest

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How to Source Lesson 2: Be a Conversationalist!

Did you come into sourcing thinking you’d just be on the computer all day? No way! Not gonna happen. I get a lot of people who think sourcing is for… Get the Rest