Passion

4 Ways I Tell If Someone I’m Interviewing Has Passion About the Job…

You want candidates who are passionate about what they do for a living, don’t you? Of course you do. But passion for a profession is tough to get a grip… Get the Rest

myths

5 Common Myths Employees Have About HR & Recruiting

I know many of you run into the same thing. You introduce yourself to someone in a non-professional setting---say a neighborhood picnic or some other social gathering. The

HR weed

Smoke ‘em If You Got ‘em! An Elected Official’s Run-In With HR.

There's a story kicking around my hood that I thought FOT readers might enjoy. You may have heard, during the 2012 election, the educated/enlightened/hipster voters of the great state

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How to Source Lesson 3: Know Your Operators

So you've found a mentor and you've worked on being a conversationalist, but now it's time to talk sourcing online. I recently posed a question on Sourcecon.qa for a

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She Shoots, She Scores: Becky Hammon and a 3-Point Play for Women In The Workplace

Sports is a man’s world. Do you know who won the last WNBA Final? Yeah, me either. What about how many major tennis championships Serena Williams has won?

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The Recruiter Recharge Podcast E1: How To Hire A Great Recruiter

Editor's Note - Welcome to the 1st episode of the Recruiter Recharge, a new podcast series we're doing with the uber-pro team at Newton Software.  On today’s show we

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Mama Said Knock You Out: When Top Performers Get Beat Down

Last round, I shared the Tale of Kitty Clark.  Click over to the original post if you didn't catch it. Kitty was a scrappy, feared, grungy, tough-gal that ran

HR TEch

Buyer’s Remorse: The FOT 1st Timer’s Guide to Buying HR Technology [WEBINAR]

Buying HR Technology (System of Record/HRMS, Applicant Tracking Systems, Performance Management Systems, etc.) should be as easy as buying a high-priced handbag or the latest pair of Jordans! 

HR Bashing

HR Bashing: Don’t Let The Bastards Get You Down

There seems to be some recent articles about CHRO roles being eliminated and HR reporting to CFOs/CEOs. These articles seem to say we aren't good enough, smart enough and---gosh-darn---people don’t like us. HR

workforce data

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)