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Ebola Isn’t A Disease I’m Scared Of

The hysteria around Ebola in the U.S. right now is understandable. People who contract it have a 70% chance of dying, and the death isn’t pretty—it’s horrific. It’s horror movie… Get the Rest

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The Real Reason HR Is Hated: CEO Commitment Phobia

Last week I had the pleasure of participating in the Fistful of Talent/SumTotal Hangout with Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett where we had a fabulous HR rant session.

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3 Goals to Improve Your Onboarding Regimen (Or Lack Thereof)

For most companies, the reality of a smooth onboarding process is mostly a pipe dream. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few onboarding goals to

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Recruiting Is Not the Dirty Part of HR.

The HR content machine, Tim Sackett, wrote over at his blog a few weeks ago about the need for corporate recruiters to aggressively go after talent in the

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4 Ways I Tell If Someone I’m Interviewing Has Passion About the Job…

You want candidates who are passionate about what they do for a living, don't you? Of course you do. But passion for a profession is tough to get a

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Workforce Planning Lessons From Janet Yellen

Are you a fan of monetary policy, macro economics, and Federal Reserve Chairperson Janet Yellen? Of course you are! That’s why you’re reading FOT, a blog that is (usually)

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In Defense of HR

What a surprise---another article on why HR is the root of all that's evil and wrong with our organizations. It's beginning to feel like if it's a slow

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Where The Rubber Meets The Road Responsively

No, not that rubber. For the love of God, get your minds out of the gutter people. This article is about responsive design and why we should all care

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Re-Entry Is A Bitch

I’ve been off the blog grid for a long time. Why? These words come to mind: Life. Work. Focus. Depletion. Writer’s block. Fatigue. Apathy. Boredom. Regurgitation. Extra-work. My soul---not

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Is Your Company a Family or a Team? Why Smart People Still Don’t Get Human Business

About a month ago on the HBR website in their HR Blog section, some smart and successful people wrote a post called Your Company Is Not a Family.