but its hard

HR Fatty > Make Some Tech Decisions And Take Action

My HR and leader-friends, I am going to make a bold statement. I think technology scares the hell out of us. That fear is spooking us into lethargic, gooey submission…. Get the Rest

Burke

Dawn Burke talks Late Preppin’ For #SHRM15 Conference: No Sweat

I’m busy. You’re busy. You are probably sitting in the airport on your way to #SHRM15 going what.the.hell.  I’m not ready.  Where do I go.  I just sat at gate

chill out

Better Recruiters Channel Their Inner Chimpanzee

You want to be a better recruiter? You want to quit overcomplicating your recruiting process? Sit back, reflect, simplify. And channel your inner chimpanzee. I had the great pleasure

wingman

Wanna Be Taken Seriously? Quit Being A Wingman, Damn It.

To be taken seriously, looked at as credible, to feel valued, to be your CEO/COO/CFO’s confidant, of course, having a seat the table. HR, you really want it? Quit

fit

Determining Work “Fit”—The New God Complex?

Glory BE! The concept of “fit” is an awesome thing. The word “fit” can be used in so many ways: (Adjective) Of a suitable quality, standard, or type to

reference checks

The Unholy Trinity of HR: Reference Checks

When I was in college, my pals and I listened to a lot of music. We determined rock artists Lou Reed, Iggy Pop and David Bowie were so

asshole

To Define Your Culture, Purposely Hire An Asshole

If you are offended by this term, Robert Sutton in his book The No Asshole Rule writes this is the only word appropriate in this context. Why? “There is an emotional

know me

I Wish I Would Have Used An Assessment: Everyone Has Something To Hide

FOT Note:  Who here hates bad hires? (#Everyone) That's why we recently onboarded Chequed.com as an annual sponsor at FOT, where they'll sponsor posts like this one, allowing

Creepers at work

I LOVE It When You Interrupt Me!

Actually, I don’t some of the time.  I work in an open office environment, which I must admit is pretty awesome 95 percent of the time.  The other

rebels at work

Anarchy In The J.O.B

Anarchist: A person who rebels against any authority, established order, or ruling power. Guess what? Anarchists are alive and well in your company. And HR is SICK OF IT.