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Finders Keepers – Uncovering The Smartest Employee At Your Company

I couldn’t sleep the other night, probably because of the 14 Diet Dews I had throughout the day, but I had an Epiphany while staring at the ceiling in the… Get the Rest

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Can You Hire Better Than Google?

As long as I can remember, everyone in HR and Talent has wanted to be like Google.  Every conference you attend, every article you read, it all comes

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Tim Sackett announces First Ever Michigan Corporate Recruiters Conference!

I’m super excited to announce I am co-organizing the first ever Michigan Recruiters Conference to be held on March 13th in Lansing, MI starting at 9am! Jim D’Amico, Director

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Sometimes You Just Need To “Burn” A Hire

I love baseball. There is a concept in baseball where a pitcher will "burn" a pitch, here and there. Basically, it means that the pitcher isn’t actually trying

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Tim Sackett talks Stories From The D: How Loyal Are Your Employees?

By now almost the entire world has heard the James Robertson story. He is the Detroiter who walked 21 miles to work, one-way.  It sounds like a story

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Tim Sackett talks HR and Snow Days

Based upon the "historic" snow storm on the east coast this past week, I pulled one from the archives on my feelings about how HR should handle snow

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People With High Standards (Like Jim Harbaugh) Wear People Out

FOT Note:  We here at FOT like to think we get talent and HR at a different level. At the very least, we are probably going to have

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Tim Sackett says Talent Isn’t Fair

We have a big problem with this concept in HR. We want everything to be fair. At the core of what we do, though, is the most unfair dilemma

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HR 101- Survival Guide

Over the holidays I got a chance to speak with a green-as-grass, brand new HR Pro.  It was fun to speak with someone who has all that new-job

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Tim Sackett explains HR’s Christmas Gift

Ok, before we get started, stop it.  I could have titled this, “HR’s Holiday Gift” or “HR’s Chanukah Gift”, etc. But, I didn’t, the majority of people celebrate