The Uberification of HR

The “gig” economy. Labor on demand. The “death” of jobs. Whatever phrase you prefer to describe the recent surge in the amount and influence of companies like Uber; Lyft; Upwork;… Get the Rest

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Steve Boese talks HRE Column: Some common questions (and even a few answers) about HR Tech

Here is my semi-frequent reminder and pointer for blog readers that I also write a monthly column at Human Resource Executive Online called Inside HR Tech that can be found here. As


Offer Declined: What To Make Of Candidates Turning You Down

The National Basketball Association’s player free agency period opened on July 1st, (this is the first day that players with expired contracts can enter into new contract negotiations


Yes, I Heard About That. Very Sad. So, Are You Open To A New Opportunity?

Here is a question for you as an HR/Talent professional: Is there ever any circumstance where it is not okay to cold call into a company or to

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Steve Boese shares Learn a New Word Thursday: Knightian Uncertainty

Welcome back to the latest installment of 'Learn a new word Thursday' where I share with you some small, but hopefully interesting and relevant word or concept that

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Steve Boese talks The Culture of Performance and Firing By Form Letter

Super look at just one of the ways that a 'performance is the only thing that matters' culture that is professional American football manifests itself over at Deadspin


Make Every Day ‘Draft’ Day and Other HR Lessons From Daily Fantasy Sports

Chances are you are familiar with, and possibly an active participant in some kind of Fantasy Sports.  Fantasy Sports have an estimated 40 million players in North America

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Your FOT Mad Men Wrap-up

How is it that almost an entire week has passed since the series finale of Mad Men---perhaps the most important workplace-related pop culture phenomenon in the last decade---and

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Steve Boese shows the CHART OF THE DAY: How America will look in 2050 in one chart

This short, but fascinating recent piece from the Washington Post is the source for today's installment of CHART OF THE DAY - a quick snapshot of how the

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Steve Boese says Whatever You Do, Don’t Stare At His Eye

Yesterday I had the increasingly rare experience of meeting a professional acquaintance for the very first time in person who despite having corresponded with this person over email