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


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


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