future of hr

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… Get the Rest

HR Conferences

Global HR Conferences are the Same Everywhere

HR Conferences around the world are all the same. I can say this with authority. I've been to events in over thirty states in America, multiple events in Canada,

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Fear and Loathing for Talent Pros from the Fed’s Beige Book

Because I often have nothing more interesting to do in my spare time, I like to peruse the Federal Reserve Board’s Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions,

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Deconstructed Employee Engagement

If you’re a foodie, you’ve probably heard about “deconstructed” recipes. I’m not a foodie. I’m more a "fooder" – which is the county fair/midway version of a foodie.

the gambler

The Kenny Rogers of Hiring Managers

I feel for you, Talent Pro. The labor market is tight, executive expectations are high, yet through it all, you’ve built out a well-respected and high functioning recruiting

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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

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You Just Lost Your Latest New Hire To… The Accounting Department?

Amazon continues to be (IMHO), America’s most interesting company. From the sheer range of businesses in which they operate to their single-minded focus on dominating their categories and

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WAIT, THIS IS ISN’T ABOUT ZAPPOS: But Someone Else Will Pay You To Leave If You’re That Miserable…

Remember a few years back when we all went gaga in HR about Zappos? When they were offering new hires getting ready to graduate new hire training a

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16 Stupid Ways Employees Get Themselves Fired!

TheLaw.TV had an article recently of the "8 Stupid Moves that Get You Fired." Two things about this came to mind: 1. What the hell is TheLaw.TV (is

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Finding “Fit” in Your Life

My friend, Jason Seiden, is a good man. He recently said, "In 2016, I'm finding that if something in my life doesn't fit a little bit, it doesn't fit