Sackadamus Gives His 2013 Predictions

Tim Sackett Audacious Ideas, Good HR, HR, HR Tech, HR Technology, Laurie Ruettimann, SHRM, Steve Boese, Tim Sackett, Trench HR

The Annual Sackadamus FOT Predictions have become legendary, primarily, for their uncanny accuracy and for the simple fact no one is willing to go out on such a limb within the industry.  Back in 2009 – it was I who predicted the takeoff of Video Interviewing/Video profiles!  I also predicted Healthcare reform would go nowhere, so 50/50 seems to be …

Buyer Beware: HR Advice From Bloggers Is Sketchy

Laurie Ruettimann Bad HR, Laurie Ruettimann

I make a decent living as a Human Resources consultant and blogger. People pay me for advice and counsel. I am not sure why. While I can support myself and dole out advice on everything from strategic HR to recruiting, I never take my own advice. I know what needs to happen in your workplace and in your office. In …

Laurie Ruettimann feels There is a Special Place in Hell for HR Women Who Don’t Help Other HR Women

Laurie Ruettimann Laurie Ruettimann, Worldwide FOT

pg/300px-Albrightmadeleine.jpg” alt=”Madeleine Albright, official secretary of Stat…” width=”210″ height=”289″ /> You know who this is? It’s Madeleine Albright, the first woman to become Secretary of State. She Capture His Heart said, “There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.” When I speak to HR audiences, I say that all of the time. And I …

Not All Brown People Need H1-B Visas: Immigration and Cognitive Bias

Laurie Ruettimann Bad HR, Immigration, Laurie Ruettimann

Not all Asian people are STEM workers. Not every brown person needs an H1-B visa. And not every black guy plays basketball. I know, I know. Sounds condescending. Except I worked in Human Resources and I’ve been where some of you are — explaining tha Reverse Stretch Marks t Ernesto Perez “has his papers” and wants to work in the …