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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, that you… Get the Rest

Monetize assets

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

king james

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?

PTO for moms

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

Pat yourself on the back

What Do Successful People Do On Friday Afternoon?

Happy Monday, Fistful of Talent clan! As you are starting your work week... grabbing that first weekly cup of coffee; looking back on a fun, sunny and event-filled weekend;

face punch

People I’d Like To Punch In The Face

"I'd like to punch him/her in the face!" I'm addicted to saying this lately. It's my new go-to phrase for when someone pisses me off. The funny thing is,

Donald Sterling

Your Worst Employee Thinks He’s a Superstar

Go ahead and buy the most comprehensive and expensive talent management solution on the market. Spend hours training your supervisors to give honest and timely feedback to poorly

CFO speak

How To Speak CFO: A Primer For HR

So here's the thing: CFOs don't actually hate HR professionals---they just don't understand them. As a resource to you, the faithful Fistful of Talent reader, I've created a

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TRUE: The NAACP Was Set to Honor Donald Sterling in 2014 After This History…

By now, you probably know that LA Clippers owner (that makes him the boss of Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and Doc Rivers), Donald Sterling, is caught up in an