Peyton Manning Syndrome: Over-Exposing High Potential Talent

If you’re looking for more thoughts on how to develop talent, join FOT for our webinar on Using Assessments to Build Your Superteam (click this link to register). You’re there,… Get the Rest

What Is the Next HR Phase?

This is a post that asks a simple question. What will the next phase of HR be? Right now we’re in the “Engagement” phase. Everyone is focused on employee engagement

Incentive Program Design – Here’s your Big-A** Award!

Quick – how many milliliters of morphine should you give to dull the pain of surgery? Don’t know? Let’s try this –which chemotherapy drug do you give for

Talent Acquisition Is The Only HR Function That Matters

Sorda. I’m a generalist. I’m a grinder. I’m a leader. As a generalist at heart I do it all. Many of you do as well. So when I’m asked

So You Want Innovation From the Peeps? The Way You Set Goals Will Have to Change.

Senior level course on performance and goal setting today, people. It's not often that I hear people tell me they wish they could get more innovation from their direct

Safe HR Topics for Troubled Times

Unless you're living in a cave, you are up-to-speed on all the latest problems in the world. From the bombings in Baghdad to gun violence in America, there

The New School Podcast: Using Non-Traditional Recruiting Pools To Land Top Tech Talent

Welcome to the first episode of The New School Podcast, featuring host, Tim Sackett! In our first episode, Tim talks to Kris Dunn, CHRO at Kinetix, on hiring non-traditional candidates

Do You Really Need College-Educated Workers?

FOT Note: This post comes straight out of the FOT vault. Every now and then, we like to re-run golden nuggets of insight to keep the message alive.

3 Reasons to Hire Mid-Career Changers

I used to think that midlife meant 50 years old. The reality is midlife is more like 30-35 when you put into context someone's work-life. I was going to

Another Example of Why Interviews Usually Stink

Humans are fragile and unpredictable creatures… and, in our companies, we put them in charge of hiring other fragile and unpredictable creatures. Adding someone to your team can