King James’ New Compensation Package

Tim Sackett Audacious Ideas, Compensation/Cash Money, Influence, Sports, Tim Sackett, Total Rewards

Many of you might have missed 2010’s most impactful recruitment of any individual in any industry – one of those once in lifetime events – kind of like the Yankees getting Babe Ruth – or Toyota getting their hands on Fritz Henderson – or the Portland Trailblazers getting Sam Bowie in the 1984 NBA Draft (oh wait, they could have gotten Jordan…). What …

Increase Employee Engagement. Give Up Your Office.

Marisa Keegan Audacious Ideas, Culture, Employee Relations, Engagement and Satisfaction, Marisa Keegan

Steve Church said it best: “If you help employees fix broken processes, you’ll gain employee engagement”. Not only is this quote spot on, but it brings me to my favorite ‘HR People Make Me Crazy’ rant. How HR Tries To Increase Engagement: First, they have an ah-ha moment where they realize the key to employee engagement is understanding employees challenges, removing barriers, and fixing broken processes. …

Social Graphs – Soon-to-Be Breakthrough Coming to a Recruiting Team Near You

Josh Letourneau Audacious Ideas, Candidate Pool, Joshua Letourneau, Social Network Analysis

It's 8:42pm Sunday night as I begin this post.  I admit it's an extremely odd time to have an epiphany.  Yet that's exactly what I'm saying . . . and it's exactly why I'm writing this post.  I now get the importance of the Social Graph as it relates to Recruiting in the 21st century. This morning, I read a …

Audacious Idea #421: Trash Your Employee Evaluation System

admin Audacious Ideas, Engagement and Satisfaction, Performance, Todd Dewett

We’re introducing what might be a new feature at FOT – audacious ideas. Academics, consultants, vendors… come one, come all. Bring us your most audacious idea for what you think HR and recruiting practitioners need to be doing differently. And FOT readers? You be the judge. You’re in the trenches, so you weigh in on whether you think their crazy …