VP of Equality Is The Rationalized Replacement for VP of Diversity at Salesforce

If you don’t like the answer, you can always change the question. Especially if you have money. Lots of money. There’s a lot of companies across America that struggle with… Get the Rest

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Tell me what you want, what you really, really want

Channelling the Spice Girls this fine morning.  I've been on the phone a lot lately.  And for some reason, I'm really enjoying it, I thought for years I


Illegal to Ask about a Candidate’s Compensation?

Talent acquisition professionals get paid to talk turkey with candidates. I am talking about cold, hard cash money. What do you need, what do you feel your skillset


Fear and Loathing for Talent Pros from the Fed’s Beige Book

Because I often have nothing more interesting to do in my spare time, I like to peruse the Federal Reserve Board’s Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions,

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5 HR and Talent Management Lessons from NBA Free Agency 2016

Because you never, ever get tired of the ‘sports and HR/talent’ connection, strap in while I offer up the HR and talent management in the real world spin

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I Heard Google Pays Mailroom Boys 100K (Dealing with Competitive Issues on Compensation)

Quote - "If the grass looks greener on the other side, it is probably AstroTurf." -Unknown Everybody wants more money, people. This we know. Internal issues related to pay are one thing.


A Better Formula for Calculating Severance Amounts

Terminating employees sucks. But everyone has to do it from time to time. One way to soften the blow of an exit notification is the offer of severance.

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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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That’s What The Money Is For

With your best people, there's always a rub that emerges. Who owns the idea? Let me rephrase: You can have the best people that are just really good at making


Will HR and Talent One Day Take Their Cues From Walmart?

Always low prices. Always. I think that has been, more or less, the tagline for Walmart for the last 198 years. The world’s largest retailer and largest private sector