New Requirement for HR Managers… Be Over 40

Kelly Dingee Employee Relations, Generations, Good HR, Hiring Managers, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, Kelly Dingee, Training and Development, Workforce Management Articles

What?!? Oh yeah, I’m serious!  I want HR Managers to be over 40. But I have a method to that madness as millenials start to curse me out.  It’s the experience factor… both of life and work. I look at HR, and I see an industry encumbered by policies, rules and regulations.  Get your Bachelor’s, your Master’s and a PHR. …

My Monday Motivation Starts on July 24, 2014.

Holland Dombeck McCue Employee Engagement, Engagement and Satisfaction, Generations, Holland Dombeck, Performance, Recognition, Recruiting

I received the below text from my best friend last week (pardon any talk-to-text typos). She’s a healthcare recruiter down in South Florida and isn’t exactly crazy about her career. Like me, she spent a couple of her post-grad years working retail. It was 2008, and the times were rough. Retail was a secure option with solid pay and benefits. …

I Like My Sugar With Coffee and… EDM? A GenY Spin on Morning Motivation.

Holland Dombeck McCue Current Affairs, Generations, Holland Dombeck

While the coupling of a dashboard-thumping Beastie Boys hit single and a Starbuck’s Venti coffee  is enough fuel to send most of today’s workforce into their nine-to-five on an intergalactic high note, for some, morning motivation has recently taken on a new form with Daybrearker—a morning movement that will start your day off unlike anything else. Complete with pulsating music, …

The CYA Report E60: Raising Kids To Be Entrepreneurs – One Gen Y Story [PODCAST]

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, CYA Report, Generations

Welcome to The CYA Report, brought to you by Workforce.com and Fistful of Talent. On today’s show we have Max Yoder, Co-Founder of Lesson.ly and Founder of The First Fund, on Raising Kids To Be Entrepreneurs – One Gen Y Story. Host: Kris Dunn Producers: Cara Lucas & Julia Lindsey Music: Intro: Sold Out by The Toobes Outro: If I Could, And You Ever Would …

4 Ways to Make Sure Millenials Don’t Blow Off Your Training

Guest: Max Yoder Generations, HR, Onboarding, T+D

I make training software for growing businesses and I was born in 1988, so you could say I have a unique perspective on the millennial-training conundrum, which effectively posits that the millennial generation is annoyingly difficult to engage in corporate training programs. With that in mind, I went ahead and put together a little cheat sheet for anyone who needs …

5 Reasons Why Your Kid Will End Up Being a 40-Year Old Barista

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, Generations, Kris Dunn, Salary Caps

Wow.  That title is harsh.  Time to man up/woman up. As whatever higher being you believe in knows—I’ve got my own challenges as a dad.  But there’s a couple of things I see out there in the world. And when I see them, I know your kid may end up as a 40-year old barista.  Now, my kid may end …

Talent Management, 1989 Style

Dan Carusi Business Development, Candidate Pool, Change, Coaching, Dan Carusi, Employee Coaching, Generations, Influence, Learning and Development, Race, T+D, Talent Strategy

Once upon a time, in 1983, a track & field team was formed at a small division III school in Northeast, PA, named Moravian College.  Like most new athletic programs, recruiting was difficult with the absence of a championship and lack of big-name athletes.  The head coach, well aware he would not land the High School State Champion, decided to …

Talkin’ Bout My Generation

Andy Porter Andy Porter, Generations

My name is Andy and I’m a Gen Xer. I’m 38 years old which means I “grew up” in the late 80s and early 90s. Which also means I have fond (and not so fond) memories of things like watching actual videos on MTV, having a boom-box, having birthday parties at McDonalds, having a mullet (with a flat-top I might …

Advice to 2013 Grads from HR [Video Bonus!]

Tim Sackett Candidate Pool, Coaching, College Recruiting, Generations, Good HR, HR, Interviewing, Job Market, Job Seeker Advice, Leadership, Onboarding, Performance, Personal Brand, Recruiting, Resumes, SHRM, Sourcing, Tim Sackett, Trench HR

It’s that time of year when college and universities around the world will release onto us the great minds of the 2013 graduate class.  This always makes me think of the popular advice – Wear Sunscreen: While this advice might be from 1999 – it still rings true today – but like everything else in the world this can be …