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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) about… Get the Rest

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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.

Mama Pay

Mama Pay

Oh, boy, here comes Obama again making me pay for other people's choices!  This time around he would like all workers to pay for other workers to stay

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You Have So Much Potential

If you were MENSA eligible, would you join the organization? For me, the answer is a resounding NO. The main reason is... it would screw with me, and

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Next Practices

Don't try stealing Next Practices as your new book title---someone already got it on Amazon.  I'm sick of "best practices;" I'm ready for "next practices." What are next

The heat is on

When the Heat’s On, How Do You Deal with Adversity?

"The heat is on, the heat is on The heat is on, it's on the street The heat is on." I'm guessing Glenn Frey's song and Nelly's "Hot in Herre" were

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Which HR Meme Are You?

Let's face it... we're all cartoon caricatures even when we're not trying to be. You're a meme, I'm a meme and everyone we know is a meme. Let’s