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 circus and… Get the Rest

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

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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

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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  You know---an outdated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

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Don’t Be A HR Scrooge This Holiday Season!

Welcome to my favorite time of the year!  The season of company holiday parties!  Otherwise known as the night when relationships are either solidified or ruined in the

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Richard Branson Didn’t Go Far Enough – Paid Time Off BEFORE You Start Working

Over the last week or so there's been a ton of buzz over Richard Branson's unlimited time-off policy for the Virgin Group. Personally, I think this move is

hiring athletes

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