rebels at work

Anarchy In The J.O.B

Anarchist: A person who rebels against any authority, established order, or ruling power. Guess what? Anarchists are alive and well in your company. And HR is SICK OF IT. Every… Get the Rest

vacation

Not Taking All Of Your PTO? A Lose-Lose For Everyone

It’s late October and as the last six weeks or so of 2014 begin to wind down, if you are like many other American workers, you are facing

5 things

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Welcome back to yet another week! Kick your Monday off with these 5 need-to-know reads: 1. The Company That Banned Its Own Product: The nation's second-largest tobacco company says its employees

bucket list

Of Bucket Lists and B.S.

I'm not a natural born speaker---I was trained at my alma mater.  More like a trial by fire in a required speech class.  Every day of class you

whackingday

HR Initiatives Fall Apart in the Middle

Your CEO loves HR. He is your number one fan. When it comes to initiatives such as performance management and wellness, he believes in your ideas. He knows

time

Ebola Isn’t A Disease I’m Scared Of

The hysteria around Ebola in the U.S. right now is understandable. People who contract it have a 70% chance of dying, and the death isn't pretty---it's horrific. It's

Carol

Like Carol From The Walking Dead, Even Great Leaders Mess Up Sometimes

First of all, if you haven't watched the season premier of The Walking Dead, come back to read this after. This is a talent blog, not a spoiler

Bitcoin

The CYA Report E70: What the heck is Bitcoin? [PODCAST]

Admit it---you don't really know what Bitcoin is. It's one of those topics that's always in the news for some reason or other, but the concept is still a

HustleHarder

The Dream Is Free, The Hustle Is Sold Separately

I could lie to you and tell you to reach for the stars to get you through hump day. But that's not how we do things in FOT Nation.

Hate Machine

HR Software > A Pretty Hate Machine

Yes. HR software can be a Pretty Hate Machine. It’s soft on the eyes but heartless on the inside. Vetting HR software can make you feel like you