Crazy is Crazy

William Tincup Audacious Ideas, Bad HR, Culture, Good HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, Personal Brand, Pop Culture, William Tincup

A few weeks ago my neighbor decided to cut down about 20 established trees in his front and back yard. Established trees. Red Oaks, Live Oaks, Pines, a gorgeous Magnolia, etc. I'm assuming some of these trees were here 50-75 years ago. His entire plot of land was covered in one huge canopy of shade. A rare sight in the …

5 Excuses To Miss a Co-worker’s Wedding

Tim Sackett Bad HR, Culture, Employee Coaching, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Employment Branding and Culture, Generations, Good HR, HR, Innovation, Personal Brand, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett, Trench HR, Uncategorized, Work Life Balance

I had one of my Recruiters ask for some advice this week – it wasn’t work advice – a little more personal.  She had told a person she would attend a wedding of a family member with them, but was having second thoughts – basically – a Holy Crap moment – I don’t really like this person that much, and …

William the Disgruntled

William Tincup Bad HR, Communication, Culture, Good HR, Influence, Leadership, Performance, Personal Brand, William Tincup

I haven’t posted on Fistful of Talent in a few weeks. Turns out, I’ve been in a funk lately. See, my boss – in this case, Kris Dunn, really pissed me off. Here’s the backstory… As most of you know, I’ve been contributing, ahem offending, the Fistful of Talent audience for about 2 years now. Recently, I wrote an article… …

Why Public Recognition Matters

Paul Hebert Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Employment Branding and Culture, Engagement and Satisfaction, Good HR, Organizational Development, Paul Hebert, Performance, Personal Brand, Recognition

I’ve seen almost everything you can see when it comes to incentive and reward programs.  That’s what being around for a while does for you.  And when you have a career’s worth of information in your brain the tendency is to want to explain things to the nth degree.  Go on, and on, and on, and on, and on. I’ll …

Who Does Your LinkedIn Profile Belong To?

Jessica Lee Employment Branding and Culture, Jessica Lee, Personal Brand, Social Media, Social Media and Talent, Social Recruiting, Trench HR

Who does your LinkedIn profile belong to? Wait, I know we’ve asked the question of who do your LI contacts belong to… but I’m asking… who does your LinkedIn profile and all that lovely real estate within your profile belong to? I’ve always, always, ALWAYS thought of my LinkedIn profile as a destination. It’s somewhere a job seeker should arrive …

Do You Run HR Like Hotel Le Bleu? Let’s Hope Not…

Paul Hebert Culture, Employee Relations, Engagement and Satisfaction, Paul Hebert, Personal Brand

Hurricane Irene came sashaying up to the east coast of the US last week and made quite an entrance. A lot of damage, a lot of power outages, and a lot of stress.   New York and New Jersey took drastic measures and ordered evacuations and emergency measures that may have seemed out of whack – but hey, if I were …