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Employee Resigns: Walk Them Out the Door Or Let Them Work a Notice?

Editor’s Note: We’re pulling from the vault today, and sharing a “Best Of” post from FOT history–a post that we think stands the test of time and is good enough… Get the Rest

huge mistake

You Don’t Know A-Players From Your A-Hole

Lots of buzzwords out there in the new, fast, bold, dynamic, disruptive world of human resources. The one buzzword that's been around for many years? A-players. As in, "I need

fast

How Fast Is Too Fast?

Have you ever stopped to think that maybe technology is pushing our hiring process too fast? We all have a natural cadence to how we do things.  Imagine going

lose your mind

INTERVIEW ARCHITECTS: Your Job Is To Make the Candidate Lose Their Composure…

There's been a lot of money spent trying to make interviewing more science than art.  Let's count the ways: --Multiple interviewing techniques, including Targeted Selection, Top-Grading and more.. --1000 assessments

eggs

Egg Hunting Advice That Could Change Your Career

My daughter is four, so Easter is a big deal. Still second to Christmas, but Santa doesn't bring HUGE chocolate bunnies so... he might drop a notch this

fit

VIDEO: Douglas Dean On The Awesome Responsibility of Determining Candidate Fit

In the video above, Dawn Burke follows up with Chief HR Officer at Children's of Alabama, Douglas Dean, and together they pick apart the the topic of her latest post

reference checks

The Unholy Trinity of HR: Reference Checks

When I was in college, my pals and I listened to a lot of music. We determined rock artists Lou Reed, Iggy Pop and David Bowie were so

interview

What eHarmony Can Teach Us About Finding The Employee-Employer Match Made In Heaven

I signed up for eHarmony.com. Yes, I’m still happily married to my baby’s daddy whose birth I wrote about for FOT a few months back.  And he’s actually

employee smart

Finders Keepers – Uncovering The Smartest Employee At Your Company

I couldn't sleep the other night, probably because of the 14 Diet Dews I had throughout the day, but I had an Epiphany while staring at the ceiling

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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