real time metrics

The Engagement Survey and The Democratization of Data

We’re in the midst of a major transition point in how we access and share information about our organizations. And not a small one mind you—this is more like the… Get the Rest

generations

Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation

You probably saw the internet dust-up a few weeks ago when Talia Jane (formerly of Yelp) posted an Open Letter to My CEO where, among other things, she

fling

How To Tell If Your Job Candidate Is Only Looking For A Fling

I’ve come to the realization that I really don’t write an “HR” blog---I write a relationship advice column. I’ve helped you recognize when you’re in a rebound situation,

trumped

How To Avoid Being “Trumped” During An Interview

Yes, I'm proud to be an American and am extremely grateful for all we have in this country, but man, our presidential election process has become a complete

exit plans

Why Exit Plans Are Better Than Retention Plans

I’m becoming more and more convinced that if you want to build an organization that can sustain high performance over a long period of time you need to

uber

HR Technology – The Race To Mediocre

I headed out to Vegas a few weeks ago for the HR Tech conference full of enthusiasm on a quest to learn about the latest and greatest innovations

rebound

5 Signs Your New Hire Is Using You As A Rebound Job

Okay, how many of you out there have ever been in a rebound relationship? And by rebound I mean someone else was using you as their rebound. Come

cutting the chord

HR Technology and Cable Companies – Time to Cut the Chord on Both

I've recently become engaged in an HR technology selection process, and with every conversation and demo, I can't help but think about the cable industry.  You know---an outdated

poser

How To Spot An HR Poser

One of the hardest things for any organization to do is predict who will be a great hire and who will be a bust. Even with all the

MVP

Can You Be A MVP On An Underperforming Team?

This time of year is my absolute favorite. It’s a time for gathering with family and friends, reflecting on the past year and making commitments to be better