Carol

Like Carol From The Walking Dead, Even Great Leaders Mess Up Sometimes

First of all, if you haven’t watched the season premier of The Walking Dead, come back to read this after. This is a talent blog, not a spoiler site. Now…… Get the Rest

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Drawing The Dotted Line

Showing my age here, but I can remember a time when The Big Chill was actually a movie considered by many to be an instant classic. Whatever your recollection of

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When Training Is Acquired By HR

Let's face it---one of the things that gets slung on the world of HR at some point is the Training Department. What type of training you ask? Well, the

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5 Common Myths Employees Have About HR & Recruiting

I know many of you run into the same thing. You introduce yourself to someone in a non-professional setting---say a neighborhood picnic or some other social gathering. The

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RANT: Punks Jump Up to Get Beat Down

God, I like you people. You're nice. You're professional. You shop at Dillards, so you always look fresh and clean---which brings us to our first video featuring Andre 3000. (Email

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4 Reasons Great Recruiters are Great at Recruiting

I was reminded this past week that recruiting is very hard. No, it's not hard to post a job on your careers page and wait for a resume,

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Weird Al Writes the World’s Greatest Mission Statement

You may have seen the plethora of Weird Al videos invading your Facebook feed lately. You see, he currently has the #1 album in the country.  The video

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Is Your Company a Family or a Team? Why Smart People Still Don’t Get Human Business

About a month ago on the HBR website in their HR Blog section, some smart and successful people wrote a post called Your Company Is Not a Family.

Bad Habits

Top 3 Organizational Bad Habits and How To Break ‘Em

Leaving the toilet seat up (in a house full of women).  Talking with your mouth full. Eating a dozen doughnuts at 2AM. Drinking too much. Sensing a pattern?

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The Relationship Between Being Knocked Up and Paying Out PTO…

What the hell is going on in America?  My friend and FOT colleague Tim Sackett dropped some science earlier this week that indicated he actually might be in