Tim Sackett asks When Should You Retire?

We tend to believe retirement is an age thing. Well, once you turn 65, it’s time to retire! Do you know where ’65’ actually came from? Most HR pros will… Get the Rest


Baby Boomers Leaving Doesn’t Equal Lack of Workers!

You're finally feeling it, aren't you?  Those older workers, the ones we call the Baby Boomers, are finally retiring. The great famed "White Wave" is upon us, about

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There Has To Be A Better Way To Do VMS!

Okay, I run a staffing contract IT and engineering staffing firm. Part of our business is making placements with clients who use a VMS (vendor managed service). It's


Tim Sackett says If You’re Going To Do It, Do It Now

I have three sons, two of which are college age-ish (one if college, one on his way).  They can do anything right now!  If they wanted, they could


6 Things I Learned From The #HRTechConf 2015

I spent a few days this past week at the HR Tech Conference 2015.  Friend of FOT, Steve Boese, is the Chairman of the HR Tech Conference, and


Tim Sackett dishes on The Uber of Recruitment #hrtechconf

Apparently, the new marketing message for Talent Acquisition technology is to call yourself the “Uber of Recruitment”. I have had six different companies actually use this phrase to


Tim Sackett talks T3 – Halogen Software #HRTechConf

This week on T3 I’m taking a look at Halogen Software. Halogen is a market leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for performance management, succession planning, learning, compensation, and recruiting


The Science Behind Taking a Vacation

I've had a feeling for about 18 years that I wasn't doing vacation right. Not coincidentally, 18 years ago was the birth of my first child, on our


Tim Sackett talks T3 – Paysavvy

This week on T3 I take a look at the ‘modern day alternative to ADP’, Paysavvy.Paysavvy is a Canadian company that is a fully integrated payroll, HR, and


Tim Sackett says Sometimes A Job Isn’t Worth It

Linds Redding, a New Zealand-based art director who worked at BBDO and Saatchi & Saatchi, died last month at 52 from an inoperable esophageal cancer. Turns out Linds