Mark Wahlberg Should Get Paid More Than Michelle Williams

Tim Sackett Compensation/Cash Money, Tim Sackett 8 Comments

Oh boy, here we go! Buckle up, kids! Equal work, Equal pay! A huge, giant controversy was sparked last week when it was found out that actor Mark Wahlberg negotiated to be paid $1.5 million to do a reshoot for the movie “All the Money in the World”, while his co-actor, Michelle Williams, got paid less than $1,000 for the …

When High-Pots Believe in the Uniqueness of Their Special

RJ Morris Career Paths, Employee Coaching, Employee Development, Good HR, Leadership, RJ Morris, Talent Management 0 Comments

In the Talent world, we hear about high potential employees all the time. “She’s a high-potential; that team is loaded with high-pots; we need a high-pot to take on that unit.” Everybody wants someone labeled as a high-potential talent. Everyone, that is, except for a high-potential leading a team. One of the biggest challenges I have seen is getting a …

Turn Your Talent Failures Into Wins (Part 1)

Corey Burns Corey Burns, Talent Strategy 0 Comments

It’s a new year and business leaders are goal setting and planning out the year with the best of intentions. Just after we’ve finished scrambling to “achieve” last year’s goals, we’ve rushed into planning, without the care and strategic thought the process requires: it’s like clockwork.  But our good intentions alone work about as well with planning as they do …

What Part of the Normal American Workplace Will Be Most Impacted by #metoo?

Kris Dunn Current Affairs, Kris Dunn, Sexual Harassment 0 Comments

There’s a ton of good that’s come from the daily breaking news associated with the #metoo movement.  Creeps everywhere are being held responsible for their behavior, and society in general seems to have a higher awareness for what’s appropriate and what’s not.  There’s a lot of details in between, but the one I spend the most time thinking about is …

Why Resumes Need to Retire

Kathy Rapp Kathy Rapp, Resumes, War for Talent 5 Comments

I spoke at a conference 5 years ago in which I declared, “resumes suck”.  The context was about over-inflated resumes filled with key words, and on the other side, employers who dismiss great talent based on a piece (or 10) of paper.  In short, resumes needed to be retired and replaced with a more dynamic way of matching talent with …

Should An Attorney Be On Every HR team? Don’t Kick The Idea Out Of Bed Yet.

Dawn Burke Dawn Burke, Employee Engagement 5 Comments

A few days ago I read an insightful post from the HR Bartender herself, Sharlyn Lauby (go ahead and start following her stuff now).  The post titled, “Employees: When Should You Lawyer Up…”, answered a reader’s question about getting legal advice from an employment attorney. The reader was an employee, not an HR pro.   Reading this article stoked a …

Making Your Network Stronger Is All About Doing the Little Things

Kate Weimer Kate Weimer, Networking 1 Comment

Hey superstar recruiters, I see you making placement after placement, and this one’s for you. You’ve got it all, and you’re on top of the world. You get a req, hunt for and sweet talk the perfect candidate, show the hiring manager what’s so great about them, crush the placement and move along to the next req. But wait! Slow …