talent

System v. Talent: What Are You Recruiting For?

I’ve always been a huge fan of talent over system. I was never a system believer. My take was, give me the best damn talent, and I’ll kill your system… Get the Rest

potential

You Have So Much Potential

If you were MENSA eligible, would you join the organization? For me, the answer is a resounding NO. The main reason is... it would screw with me, and

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What, The Bell Curve Lives?

Just when I thought the performance ratings and the dreaded bell curve were dead, the Washington Business Journal announced that a major government contractor in Washington, DC is

google+

Is Google+ ready to be our sourcing darling?

I was so excited when Google+ joined our social sourcing world in 2011.  You probably know if you read this way back then.  I've circled, I've "hung out,"

Three Types of Employees

Developing Your Team: Three Types of People (And Why You’re The Problem)

You wish your team would accept greater responsibility. Why don't they seize the moment and just do it? It's a common thread for me and the people I hang

red bull and human resources

HR on @RedBull

Editor's note: This is the last in a series of posts we'll be running at FOT about workplace productivity, based on a national poll conducted by Red Bull and

red bull and fistful of talent

A New Holiday Tradition?

Editor's note: This is the second of three in a series of posts we'll be running at FOT about workplace productivity, based on a national poll conducted by Red

only hire republicans

We Only Hire Republicans

Before you go all Obama on me, let me explain.  A Stanford Business School economist recently studied the impact of political partisanship and attractiveness - believing that people

ice pick hr

JaVale, Tim, and setting the right performance goals

Since nothing illuminates the challenges facing HR and Talent pros in selection, assessment, and performance management like professional basketball, I submit for your consideration the a lesson in

grind daily HR

Celebrate Rarely. Grind Daily.

bad credit need a home I was driving recently, can't remember where, and listening to the radio when the commentator I was listening to (again, can't remember who)