5 Questions Top HR Leaders Should Be Asking

Questions.  As HR pros, our daily lives are surrounded by questions.  Interview questions.  Investigation questions.  Comp questions.  Why-would- an-employee-pee-on-the-bathroom-wall questions. Have you ever taken time to think about more impactful… Get the Rest

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The Last HR Blog Post You’ll Ever Have To Read

I started blogging about HR and workplace technology in about 2007 or so, and in the ensuing years I have written something like 1,500 blog posts. For each


10 Signs You’ve Outgrown Your HR Person

I spent Spring Break outside of Austin, Texas. It was chill. Everyone was recovering from SXSW or from the crowd of non-Texans who invaded the city. Austin

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Why You Should Eliminate Your Paid Time Off Policies

Let's meet Bill: Bill's a hard-working guy who always meet his goals (sometimes exceeding them). He's more than willing to help out others on his team, and he regularly

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Maybe the Ignorant Have the Best HR Answers

I am ignorant. I’m not stupid.  I’m not slow.  I’m just ignorant. I’m ignorant of what HR practitioners go through every day.  I don’t know what they hear from their

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7 reasons I Love Recruiting!

Hi, my name is Tim Sackett, and I love recruiting.  Yes, it is considered an illness by many (Hi, SHRM ladies!).  Yes, I'm probably addicted.  So, for this


The Seattle Seahawks and Building a Champion

Last week, I sent an email to my FOT colleagues asking for a post swap.  I wanted the opportunity to post the day after my Seahawks played in

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Do You Suffer From ODB?

ODB stands for Online Degree Bias. It’s defined by your preference for or against online degrees. If you’re not sure… let’s check. This is a list of 30 accredited


The New York Times Dialect Map and Modern Talent Management

In 2013, the number one most popular piece of online content created by the venerable New York Times was not a typical news story, an editorial, a bombshell


HR – Suffering from Corporate Middle Child Syndrome?

HR is stuck in the middle – between the C-Suite and the rank and file. Between strategy and tactics. Between valuable and costly. HR is the ultimate middle child. Middle Child Syndrome Me,