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

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True Diversity Can’t Be Achieved If You’re Still a School Pedigree Snob…

Hang out around diversity groups/conferences/think-tanks long enough, and you're sure to have your view of diversity widened.  The line of thinking goes that diversity transcends Title 7 classification,

Kris Dunn Reviews “The Founder” (Starring Michael Keaton as McDonald’s Founder Ray Kroc)

Last weekend I had a choice to make.  Go to La La Land with my wife and mother-in-law, or play the "man-up" card, save my father-in-law and go

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“Do You Want To Be Here?” and Other Loaded Questions Heard From Managers of People

There's a list of questions somewhere. When your manager fires one of these questions at you, it's a signal of the following: --You're not as special to the organization

“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

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