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Steve Boese shares CHART OF THE DAY: The Shrinking American Vacation

Today’s chart is perfectly timed for me, as starting from tomorrow I am heading out for a few days off. But my (too short) vacation I have lined up also… Get the Rest

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Workforce Planning Lessons From Janet Yellen

Are you a fan of monetary policy, macro economics, and Federal Reserve Chairperson Janet Yellen? Of course you are! That’s why you’re reading FOT, a blog that is (usually)

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Steve Boese talks Selling your non-glamorous city: 5 observations from 2 days in Cleveland

I spent a couple of days last week in the lovely city of Cleveland, Ohio, to attend the (really fun) DisruptHR Cleveland event, and then took some time

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The Art and Science of Managing the Employee Side Hustle

I must still have the NBA Summer League and basketball on the brain, (for more info and background of what I am talking about, see Kris Dunn’s post

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Steve Boese debuts The Obligatory World Cup Post – #8ManRotation

Talent almost always trumps all - Despite some interesting and surprising 'upsets' in the early round matches, (the USA getting out of the 'Group of Death', the legendary Spanish

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I’d Like To Be Wealthy Enough To Never Email Again

If you were to invent some amazing new technology, get in as a ground floor investor in the next Facebook or Tesla, or finally have your decades of

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HR in the Future: Wearables in the Workplace

If you are someone that cares about the future of the HR/Talent profession, (And just to get it out of the way, the real future of the HR/Talent

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Steve Boese shares PODCAST – #HRHappyHour 185 – Digital Disruption

This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve caught up with Ben Martinez, VP of HR for HireVue, a leading HR technology solution provider. Recorded live at the

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No One Cares If You Over-deliver—Only If You Fail To Deliver

There are dozens---perhaps even hundreds---of tired, clichéd, and hack “inspirational” business, leadership, and management quotes that need to be retired and probably eliminated from our collective consciousness. I

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Steve Boese says FOLLOW-UP: Culture Can’t Be Wrong

I was doing some spring cleaning this past weekend, (on a mid-May day that was so cold it hardly felt like Spring), and discovered in a not-touched-in-a-long-time pile