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The One Thing It Takes to Be a Real Manager

Although it pains me to say it, I’m somewhat of an expert on passive-aggressive behavior. The good people at Wikipedia describe passive-aggressive behavior as follows: The indirect expression of hostility, such… Get the Rest

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When a High Potential Employee Fails

No matter what company, high potential employees (high pots) get that fancy designation because in their world, they rock. They succeed and turn in solid results. In whatever discipline

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You Know You’re a Manager When….

I can count many blessings. Among those is the fact that not only do I have a great boss, I have two fantastic managers reporting to me. When

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Writer’s Block. Six-Year-Olds. And Truth.

Be forewarned.  I am experiencing writer's block.  It's so bad, I just poured myself a glass of bubbly and then proceeded to leave it in the kitchen. Which meant

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The Unbelievable Freedom In Changing Your Mind

"I traded fame for love without a second thought It all became a silly a game some things cannot be bought; I got exactly what I asked for, wanted it

“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

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