“He’s a Good Guy, Except For The Jihad”… (The Burden of Action in HR)

If you can’t see the tweet above this line, enable images.  It’s worth it. I was chilling out reading the Wall Street Journal (#humblebrag) during the the South’s latest snowmaggedon… Get the Rest

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

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A Very Special Christmas Eve Story From the HR Capitalist…

Capitalist Note: This story is a Christmas Eve tradition at the HR Capitalist. Merry Christmas... Tomorrow is Christmas Eve. Time for anticipation. Time for reflection. Time for an outrageous demand towards

Is Your Talent Strategy Krzyzewski or Calipari-Flavored?

You think this is going to be a sports post. Trust me, it's more about you than it is about sports. Simple question - Is Your Talent Strategy more

Amazon Suicide Attempt: Sometimes Big Events Lead to Big Change…

The title says it all - sometimes it takes big events to lead to big change. Back in 2015, Amazon came under fire following a shocking piece from the

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

FOT Reviews the ADP Innovation Hype Video

You know ADP right?  Payroll. Basic HR services. Been around since your grandma was running a sweet little personnel department at the 3-location department store in your hometown. ADP

The Lost Opportunity Of Using Assessments Post-Hire (Training Exercise for Managers)

As HR/Talent/Recruiting pros, we are always looking for a new tool or technique to give us the edge.  Some of us love it when those solutions are delivered

L&D Hangout: How To Develop Training For Recruiters

Most companies have a Talent Acquisition function. Guess what they don’t have? Effective training for recruiters.  FOT insiders Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett jumped on a Google hangout with the

You Haven’t Thought about Annual Reviews for 10 Months. Here’s Your Survival Cheat Sheet

Let's face it, you're a little bit behind as a manager of people this year. You had the thing in your family, you had to fire Jan for sexting