5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, The HR Profession, This Week in HR

Welcome back to another great week with your favorite blogging team! Get your morning started with these 5 must-reads: 1. How Politically Correct Should the Workplace Be?: A tough test-case from Denmark is an opportunity for teasing out the questions that surround off-color jokes made in the workplace. 2. The Case for a New WPA: When the government pays for people to work, …

PREACH IT: March Madness Means Half Your Employees Are Back to Mailing It In…

Kris Dunn Audacious Ideas, Coaching, Driving Productivity, Employee Coaching, Employee Engagement, FOT Reads, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, Kris Dunn, Performance, T+D, The HR Profession

It’s mid-March in the United States. That means the following things: – Some of your employees are about to get absolutely hammered this Thursday on St. Patrick’s Day. Green dye in the liquid of their choice?  Absolutely no problem. If there’s one thing Americans can do, it’s celebrate days that are centered around other countries. We’re Irish on 3/17. We celebrate …

What I Learned From AC/DC

Kathy Rapp Communication, Culture, Employee Engagement, Engagement and Satisfaction, Generations, Good HR, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, Innovation, Kathy Rapp, Leadership, Learning, Organizational Development, Pop Culture, The HR Profession

If you read my bio,  you know I’m a music fan.  In particular, I get excited by loud, vibrant and heart-stopping tunes.  So when a former colleague messaged me he was touring with AC/DC and they’d be in Houston, I had no shame in asking (ok… begging) him for tickets. Not only did we have amazing seats, but he also hooked …

Pack Up Your Pipeline: Reefer Madness & Recruiting

Matt Charney Audacious Ideas, Bad HR, HR, Matt Charney, The HR Profession

There are few topics more taboo in the strange sweater-and-swag-filled world of HR than smoking weed, or “ingesting marijuana,” if you’re an employee handbook or an SPHR.  While stuff like pre-employment testing and after-hours activities among workers were in heavy rotation, Bogarting much of the coverage, what was passed to the left hand side was the fact that, like cell …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas The HR Profession, This Week in HR

Welcome back to another week with your favorite blogging team! Get your morning started with these 5 must-reads: 1.Corporations Want Love (and Free Marketing on Instagram): Companies once asked only their employees to feign heartfelt devotion to their products. Now their customers are expected to do so too. 2. Five Execs Leave Twitter: Five major executives abruptly left Twitter in a surprising …

Happy #TimSackettDay – Put Your Paws Together For Recruiting Animal

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett Day

It’s Tim Sackett Day. Aka #TimSackettDay2016. Aka that one day each year where we pour some out for that HR Pro doing his or her thing and doing it well. This year, our honoree is Recruiting Animal (Michael Kelemen)! And that’s why, in honor of #TimSackettDay, FOT is joining forces with other HR and Talent leaders to honor the living legend himself. Learn …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas The HR Profession, This Week in HR

Welcome back to another week with your favorite blogging team—get your morning started with these 5 must-reads!: 1.Why Are So Many Zappos Employees Leaving?: The online shoe retailer Zappos has always stood out for its unconventional human-resources philosophy. 2. The Silver Tsunami – Recruiting An Aging Labor Force: USA Today reports that a survey of American workers found that 82 percent of the respondents age …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, The HR Profession, This Week in HR

Welcome back to another great week at FOT! Before you get your day started, check out these 5 must-reads: 1.Native Advertising — The Next Big Thing In Recruitment Advertising: You should test using native advertising in recruiting primarily because, in a world where most ads are never even viewed, they work. 2. Why Do Americans Work So Much?: The economist John Maynard Keynes …