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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 they work,… Get the Rest

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I’ve Never Lost a Candidate Because Our Process Was Slow

The headline might surprise some people. Time kills all deals, right? We have heard about it since we were fresh baby-faced HR professionals. Article after article tells you

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Nike is Running an Epic HR Experiment

When I was a kid, I desperately wanted to work at Nike. It had to be the coolest workplace in the world. In my head, I imagined that

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

Which HR Specialty Lets You Work Forever?

As we approach year-end, be prepared to hear alarming stats about how no one saves enough for retirement. 'Tis the season for breathless stories about how underfunded we

Will Fighter Pilot Shortage Change Military Retention Practices?

If you get three talent acquisition folks around a table, they’re pretty often going to start talking about the hardest job they ever had to fill. “Oh yeah,

Can You Hear Me Now? Hiring a Competitor’s Star or Day-Old Bread?

In the Talent Acquisition world, hiring a big name player from a competitor can be a huge “get,” or it can backfire. "What do you mean, RJ?  I

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

(FOT Webinar!) Free Agent Nation: Using Talent Assessments To Build Your Superteam

Anyone else amazed by the USA performance at the Rio Olympic Games?  Just us? If you’re responsible for hiring and developing people, then you'd love to build a dominating

Illegal to Ask about a Candidate’s Compensation?

Talent acquisition professionals get paid to talk turkey with candidates. I am talking about cold, hard cash money. What do you need, what do you feel your skillset