hiring managers

How to Beat Weak Hiring Managers When You Interview

If you’re like me, you’ve routinely got friends, family and colleagues asking you for career advice.  When it comes to the topic of interviewing, I’m on record as saying that… Get the Rest

hr technique

Ask Your Team Why You Suck – The Next Great HR Technique

Sometimes the universe has a way of conspiring to bring you what you need when you need it. I know some of you are thinking the universe did exactly

truth

Writer’s Block. Six-Year-Olds. And Truth.

Be forewarned.  I am experiencing writer's block.  It's so bad, I just poured myself a glass of bubbly and then proceeded to leave it in the kitchen. Which meant

changing mind

The Unbelievable Freedom In Changing Your Mind

"I traded fame for love without a second thought It all became a silly a game some things cannot be bought; I got exactly what I asked for, wanted it

ohana

Here’s Why Life — and HR — Is So Very Different in the Aloha State

HONOLULU -- It's been 20 years since I've been in Hawaii, but the moment I arrived back in Honolulu last week, it felt like I had never left. My connection

Keep Recruiting and HR Together

Here is my semi-annual appeal to HR and recruiting leaders who don't get along and want to go their separate ways: Keep recruiting and HR together under one

10 HR Recommendations for 2017

RJ set me up nice last week with his post on questions to ask before looking for a new HR gig.  And he'll be pleased to know at

3 Questions to Ask Before Looking for a New HR Gig

The audience here at FOT is made up of HR and Talent pros, so we don’t usually write job seeker advice. Today’s post, however, is geared towards the

The Killer HR App – Your Face

Almost 20 years ago I read a book that made me want to see around corners and over the horizon. That book was called “Unleashing the Killer App.”

Which HR Specialty Lets You Work Forever?

As we approach year-end, be prepared to hear alarming stats about how no one saves enough for retirement. 'Tis the season for breathless stories about how underfunded we