Keep Your Culture From Becoming the Cult of Personality  

This is likely a no brainer to most, but it can be tricky, so worth exploring.  I am a big, big advocate for the concept of culture in the workplace. … Get the Rest

Key Component To Talent Strategy: A Proper Goodbye

The HR space talks about Talent Acquisition a lot. How to attract candidates, how to source candidates, how make the candidate experience exceptional. Just venturing a guess, but

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Suddenly Channeling Britney Spears? Tips to Control Burnout

Lately I’ve been channeling my inner Britney spears.  Not the Britney who danced with a snake.  My Britney’s been, you know, the Britney spears who shaved her head. 

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Watch Your Body Language in an Interview & Save the Head Bobbing for Bonnarroo…

So... I’ve noticed a new and frightening phenomenon.  And I think I may be a perpetrator (heaven help me). In an attempt to stage a preemptive intervention, I

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Mary Faulkner – Artificial Intelligence is Coming for HR

Check out the latest episode of No Scrubs below, featuring host Dawn Burke and her guest Mary Faulkner, Director of Talent Acquisition at Denver Water. Dawn and Mary dish about the bingeworthy show

Dawn Burke Dishes Out The Rules of HR Blogging (If There Are Any)

People ask me a lot what it takes to be a blogger (fancy people say writer).  They want to know what the rules are to write great posts.

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True Sign of a Great Leader > How Well They Protect PTO

To me there is one way to know if a leader is worth their salt.  It is something I don’t recall seeing in leadership books, white papers, or

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Joe Gerstandt – Taking Employees’ Words at Face Value

Check out the latest episode of No Scrubs below, featuring host Dawn Burke and her guest Joe Gerstandt, a speaker, writer and consultant within the scope of diversity and inclusion. Together, Dawn and Joe

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So, Hiring Manager Hates Your Top Candidate: Eat a Chicken McNugget

My pal and FOT contributor, Tim Sackett, wrote a blog post called Sackett’s Top 10 Fast Food Foods Of All Time. It spoke to me.  It spoke to

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HR, want to get out of the comp game? Think like Black Mirror.

Perhaps I’ve been watching too many episodes of Black Mirror.  Black Mirror is "centered around dark and satirical themes that examine modern society, particularly with regard to the