employee smart

Finders Keepers – Uncovering The Smartest Employee At Your Company

I couldn’t sleep the other night, probably because of the 14 Diet Dews I had throughout the day, but I had an Epiphany while staring at the ceiling in the… Get the Rest

culture

VIDEO: Jennifer Yugo on The Science Behind Cultural Fit

Wrapping up this month at the “Weird Science” Series, Tim Sackett chats via video with Jennifer Yugo, Chief Scientists at Corvirtus, on the science behind hiring for cultural fit.

hire

Can You Hire Better Than Google?

As long as I can remember, everyone in HR and Talent has wanted to be like Google.  Every conference you attend, every article you read, it all comes

Sackett-New

Tim Sackett announces First Ever Michigan Corporate Recruiters Conference!

I’m super excited to announce I am co-organizing the first ever Michigan Recruiters Conference to be held on March 13th in Lansing, MI starting at 9am! Jim D’Amico, Director

burn a pitch

Sometimes You Just Need To “Burn” A Hire

I love baseball. There is a concept in baseball where a pitcher will "burn" a pitch, here and there. Basically, it means that the pitcher isn’t actually trying

Sackett-New

Tim Sackett talks Stories From The D: How Loyal Are Your Employees?

By now almost the entire world has heard the James Robertson story. He is the Detroiter who walked 21 miles to work, one-way.  It sounds like a story

science

VIDEO: Ben Taylor on What Real Talent Pros Need To Know About Predictive Analytics

Kicking off this month at the “Weird Science” Series, Tim Sackett chats via video with Ben Taylor, Chief Data Scientist at HireVue, on the future of predictive analytics in hiring the right

Sackett-New

Tim Sackett talks HR and Snow Days

Based upon the "historic" snow storm on the east coast this past week, I pulled one from the archives on my feelings about how HR should handle snow

acronym

The CYA Report E71: Welcome To SHRM Certification

SHRM. SCP. SHRM-SCP. SPHR. PHR. CYA. WTF? We know you're dying to know more about the SHRM-SCP certification path---especially if you listened to this podcast we did on SHRM announcing that

high standards

People With High Standards (Like Jim Harbaugh) Wear People Out

FOT Note:  We here at FOT like to think we get talent and HR at a different level. At the very least, we are probably going to have