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HR For The Future – This Is The Stuff You SHOULD Study…

Put down the book on FMLA and anything else remotely associated with administrivia in your organization. I’m going to point you to something that is probably more important than all… Get the Rest

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The Dream Is Free, The Hustle Is Sold Separately

I could lie to you and tell you to reach for the stars to get you through hump day. But that's not how we do things in FOT Nation.

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What, The Bell Curve Lives?

Just when I thought the performance ratings and the dreaded bell curve were dead, the Washington Business Journal announced that a major government contractor in Washington, DC is

FOT Mothers Day

Employee Engagement Day

Sunday is Mother’s Day. The one day a year many of us recognize the 20+ years of service and effort Mom (or Mum as they say on the other

Personalities

4 People You Need In Your HR Network

Fast Company published an article titled “The 4 People You Need For An Awesome Network” and like most stuff they put out, it was great!  Here’s a taste: “Start

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How Often Do You Ask For Commitment?

I have never missed a deadline here at FOT in 7 years. And I don’t plan on it. I’ve come close--but I’ve never crossed that line. If you don’t

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Ever Wish You Could Bench an Employee?

Baseball season is deep into its first month, which means leadership lessons from America’s favorite pastime are everywhere. Watch highlights from 2,430 MLB games, and you will see

Talent Swag

Talent Swag: Transparency in Identifying Leadership Potential

Okay, let me start by saying I’m a pretty young guy and I feel as though I’m "hip to the jive." I can also admit that some nights

The CYA Report E52: Keeping Employees Happy and Productive at Work with Lee Burbage [PODCAST]

Welcome to The CYA Report, brought to you by Workforce.com and Fistful of Talent. On today’s show we have Lee Burbage, chief people officer at Motley Fool, on Keeping

Tis the season to be learning

‘Tis The Season To Be Learning

Image this scenario: You are sitting at home enjoying some quiet time right before the holidays. Perhaps you are wrapping gifts, baking some cookies or taking a nap. Then