RIP CLASSROOM TRAINING: Average YouTube Session Now 40+ Minutes Long

So you’ve resisted the trend to move some of your training to video. Well played, my friend. After all, you know how to deliver this stuff—live and in person. Whether… Get the Rest

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FOT Job of The Month: VP of Talent Acquisition (Denver)

FOT Note: We have no shame here at FOT in using our platform to sell a job. Nope, not one bit. Why would we? We're all about giving you


Kris Dunn says HEY BIG COMPANY: Are Your Management Trainees Bristling At Being Salaried Employees?

Ah yes... The time honored tradition of the management trainee position.  You know it, you love it. You recognize the value. But are you legal when it comes to


Facts of (Work) Life: “Manager Pass-Through”

I wrote about the manager pass-through in 2011.  It's an important fact of life in every organization, so I'm writing about it again today. Here's the trick: Imagine


Join Tim Sackett and Kris Dunn at SHRM National in Vegas!

It's true. If you're at SHRM National next week, you've got a rare opportunity to see Tim Sackett and Kris Dunn presenting together at "We're Bringing Techy Back"

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LEADERSHIP GRAVITY – How to Measure Who Gives a Crap About Employee Development In Your Company

There are a lot of urban myths in Corporate America related to performance, employees and leadership.  Maybe urban myths are the wrong term---you could go with "cliches," as well.


Employee Resigns: Walk Them Out the Door Or Let Them Work a Notice?

Editor's Note: We're pulling from the vault today, and sharing a "Best Of" post from FOT history--a post that we think stands the test of time and is

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Moving Past Smile and Dial: 5 Ways to Build a Recruiting Function Your CEO Will Love

The recruiting world has grown in complexity with each passing year.  Staying on top of the macro trends (mobile, social, etc.) and the moving target related to how

VIDEO: Cat Herding 101- Getting Your Organization On-Board With Compliance

You know the drill. You've got a compliance-based training event that has to go down by a certain date to satisfy the powers that be. Kris Dunn and John


When Engagement Is Low But Performance Is High

In the big world of HR, we’re trained to believe that if employee engagement is low, all is wrong in the workplace. But that’s actually incorrect, because there’s