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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 back to… Get the Rest

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To Define Your Culture, Purposely Hire An Asshole

If you are offended by this term, Robert Sutton in his book The No Asshole Rule writes this is the only word appropriate in this context. Why? “There is an emotional

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How To Spot An HR Poser

One of the hardest things for any organization to do is predict who will be a great hire and who will be a bust. Even with all the

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The Soft, Sloppy State of HR Technology

My good friend William Tincup recently asked if I was excited about any HR software on the market. Yeah, uh, not so much. I'm on record saying that company

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“Instant” Replay Is An Oxymoron

With all due respect to my Detroit friends, this one was worse... fourth down, two yards to go, three minutes left in the game, the Dallas Cowboys face

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I Wish I Would Have Used An Assessment: Everyone Has Something To Hide

FOT Note:  Who here hates bad hires? (#Everyone) That's why we recently onboarded Chequed.com as an annual sponsor at FOT, where they'll sponsor posts like this one, allowing

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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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Ladies, Bring Your Diet Pills: SHRM15 and Dr. Oz

Every year, the Society for Human Resource Management has an annual conference. They choose speakers who have something to say about work, money, power, and politics. One year, SHRM invited Condoleezza

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Don’t Be A HR Scrooge This Holiday Season!

Welcome to my favorite time of the year!  The season of company holiday parties!  Otherwise known as the night when relationships are either solidified or ruined in the

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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