“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

Secret Recipe For Great Hiring: Make Leaders Finger Lickin’ Good, Y’all

“Just give him some wood and he’ll build you a cabinet.” --Beastie Boys, Finger Lickin’ Good. Talent Acquisition Specialists, time to look in the mirror for 2017. How do you

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

Insanity, Indulgences and Reflection; Tips To Assess Talent Acquisition

The most dichotomous month of all the great months is December. The Yin vs. Yang of the human experience comes out in great force. The Yin December is the month

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

A Workplace Leadership Lesson in the Age of Trump

Most employees don't have much contact with their CEO. When they do hear from them, they tend to listen pretty closely to what the CEO has to say, and

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 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

Peyton Manning Syndrome: Over-Exposing High Potential Talent

If you're looking for more thoughts on how to develop talent, join FOT for our webinar on Using Assessments to Build Your Superteam (click this link to register). You're

How to Make Your Organization Better at Decisions

Why is it so easy to criticize the decisions of others but so difficult to make the tough calls ourselves? What is it that makes high-stakes decisions so