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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 with… Get the Rest

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

Leadership. It’s Always the Answer

How many of you are in the throes of strategy planning and budgeting for 2017?  It's also talent review, total rewards and expense management season.  Oh, and for

Uber Trades Out CHROs, aka Life In The Fast Lane

If there's one thing that's true in HR, it's that today's HR leader right for a company may not be right for the same company 3 years from

I Woke Up To A President Trump > This Is What HR Can Learn

It’s the day after the election at Daxko (where I work), and lots of people have taken PTO. It is remarkably quiet in the office. Interesting. I don’t write

The Hidden Employee – What We Learned from Last Night

I had a post locked and loaded for today but after listening to the pundits on a variety of channels discuss the surprise outcome of the Presidential election