Why Starting A New Job Can Really Suck!

Tim Sackett Onboarding, Tim Sackett

The HR Capitalist, Kris Dunn, and I have something in common (no it’s not our mad outside J) – we’ve both started new gigs recently.  I think we would both argue that we landed some pretty good positions, with great companies – but I might also argue that both companies probably could have done a little better on the orientation …

Taking the Easy Way Out – Cutting Hours to Reduce Costs Is Not the Answer…

Tim Sackett Culture, Driving Productivity, Performance, Tim Sackett

Ok, I admit it… I read the April 2009 edition of HR Magazine – well at least one article, and a look in the back to see what companies still use their HR Jobs section (which can't be a good use of recruitment dollars). The article that caught my attention was Cutting Hours Without Raising Hackles by Senior HR Mag Writer, Rita …

Think Twice About Vasectomies, Please!

Tim Sackett Succession Planning, Tim Sackett

In a recent sign of our current economic times, vasectomies are are on the upswing around the country; Visits to Vasectomy.com — a 10-year-old informational site that also markets doctors to patients — were up 17.5 percent in the first quarter, compared with the first three months of last year as written in this recent NY Times article.  To be quite …