Kiss My Grit: Why Grit Should Be a Consideration When Hiring

Growing up in the 1970s, I watched the t.v. show Alice.  Each time over-the-top waitress Flo would tell diner owner Mel to “Kiss my grits,” I’d laugh.  I loved grits,… Get the Rest

3 Reasons HR Should Pay Attention to the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal

$13.7 billion buys a lot of organic quinoa. Lots of talk around Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods and what it means for the grocery business, farmers, those whose jobs

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Productive People Punch List

We all know them.  The types who can exercise 2 hours a day, get their kids to school (dressed) and to every activity on time (with snacks) as

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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

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

10 HR Recommendations for 2017

RJ set me up nice last week with his post on questions to ask before looking for a new HR gig.  And he'll be pleased to know at

All Of Your Rules Make You Suck At Recruiting!

I would never call myself a 'road warrior' but I fly frequently. Many people have a fear of flying but I never have, even after 9/11, but I

Recruiting Harder vs. Recruiting Smarter

I had a boss who used to love coming in and giving the generic management direction of “we need to work smarter, not harder”! Thanks, Einstein. Now, are you

The 1 Question That Will Blow Up Your Employee Engagement Scores

This is going to be such a simple post you will question the money you spend on your subscription. Oh, wait. This site is free. Well, you’ll probably

WEBINAR – Instagramming HR: 5 Filters HR Pros Can Use To Transform Into Better Recruiters

You know it's true---you're a great HR Pro, but you don't really like to recruit. That's okay, because you're good at a million other things your company values. But