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Employee Engagement Plan – Dumb or Dumber? You Make the Call

Employee engagement doesn’t need any more bad ideas. Since being crowned the “it” girl in roughly 2005 by HR and every business consultancy with a pulse and a research arm,… Get the Rest

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Introducing The Great Candidate Experience Impresario: Gerry Crispin

At FOT you’ve seen posts, videocasts and pretty hearty debates about a topic that still has legs: Candidate Experience. In working with Jobvite on this series, they thought

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Develop Your HR Philosophy

I'm a natural cynic, which means that I don't buy the hype around anything from pony rides to human resources conferences. If people are having fun, I'm skeptical. There's

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Conceit Is The Downfall of Great Recruiting

I think one of the worst things anyone can say about a person is that they are conceited in a negative way. Being labeled as conceited doesn't go

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Job Hopping Recruiters: The New Normal or Just Bad?

Up front disclaimers: Job hopping articles get people wound the heck up. This one shouldn’t—I tried to stick to logic and some well-reasoned opinions. This post isn’t about

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Employers Love Lesbians 9% More Than Heterosexual Women

I love research. This is from a recent study by Economist: "Research into this area is tricky; getting decent data is hard, and asking people to reveal their sexual

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Regional HR Models Suck

I have been a regional HR leader more times in my life than I care to admit. Early in my career, I was a "regional HR generalist" because I

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Pack Up Your Pipeline: Reefer Madness & Recruiting

There are few topics more taboo in the strange sweater-and-swag-filled world of HR than smoking weed, or “ingesting marijuana,” if you’re an employee handbook or an SPHR.  While stuff

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The Worst Recruiting Job

I worked for a few clients early in my career who “just wanted a body.” In their minds, anyone was better than no one.  Bad breath better than

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Women Should Flirt More

FOT Note: Where my ladies at!? This Friday, we're giving you a golden gift---a blast-from-the-past FOT post you know you want to read again... trust us, it's so good,