FOT WEBINAR: Make your Lame Management Training Not Suck By Using Video

Kris Dunn Change, Communication, Culture, Employee Communications, Employment Branding and Culture, Good HR, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, HR Tech, HR Technology, HR Vendors, Influence, Innovation, Interviewing, Recruiting, The HR Profession, Training and Development

Short version: Tim Sackett and I are doing a webinar this Wednesday, May 23rd, at 1pm EST on using video in your HR practice – sign up here. You’ll be glad you did. Long version – the name of the webinar is Five Ways to Use Video to Raise Your HR and Recruiting Game. You know you need it.  So sign …

What is a Baller?

Paul Hebert Career Paths, Communication, Employee Coaching, Employee Communications, Engagement and Satisfaction, Good HR, Paul Hebert, Performance, Work Life Balance

If you hang around the FOT water cooler enough you’re bound to run into a few sports terms now and then.  Baller is one of those.  Originally used to reference a street basketball player who makes it big and goes pro now it is used to reference just about anyone who is extremely proficient at the game – whether business …

HR in 20 Slides and 20 Seconds

Paul Hebert Communication, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Employment Branding and Culture, Good HR, Paul Hebert

This past week I’ve been putting some finishing touches on a Pecha Kucha presentation I’m giving at the end of the month. Pecha Kucha – pronounced “pa-chok-cha” – is a style of presentation made up of 20 slides (predominately images) shown for 20 seconds each.  Originally devised by architects Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham in 2003 in Japan, it was …

Hey Big Shot! Don’t Think You Have Impact? Think Again.

Paul Hebert Communication, Culture, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Engagement and Satisfaction, Good HR, Paul Hebert, Performance, Recognition

Sometimes it’s the little things that matter. You do something you think is a toss-out, nothing big, nothing important.  But ya know what?  Even the very, very little things matter… and can matter a lot! Take a recent experience I had with someone I used to work with. I recently met with a friend from the ghost-of-employment-past to talk about …

Gettin’ Amish With ‘Em

Kathy Rapp Communication, Culture, Good HR, Kathy Rapp

Did you hear about Jake Reilly?  He’s a 24-year old college student who did the impossible.  He cut himself off from all social media and his cell phone for 90 days and chronicled his experience. The “Amish Project” went from a hassle to changing how he viewed his life and relationships. I know I’ve said many times I’m not sure …

The Secret to Successful HR Projects

Tim Sackett Bad HR, Change, Communication, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Good HR, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, HR Technology, Innovation, Leadership, Metrics, Onboarding, Performance, Recognition, Recruiting, Relocation, SHRM, Sourcing, Succession Planning, T+D, Tim Sackett

I think the world is broken into two types of people: 1. People who do things the hard way. 2. People who let other people do things the hard way. I’m going to tell you what kind of person I am, but I actually didn’t write this piece, I shopped it out to someone on FreeLance.com for $5. The Secret …