The Talent Management Blog Power Rankings [Sponsored by FOT and the HR Capitalist]

Kris Dunn Talent Management Power Rankings

Fistful of Talent is proud to announce the first installation of the Talent Management Blog Power Rankings!  Rankings below reflect recent blog entries across 103 Talent, HR and Recruiting-related blogs.  How do we rank them?  Check out the complete Poll Methodology here…  You might remember that the HR Blog Power Rankings used to be hosted over at the HR Capitalist. …

Methodology – The Talent Management Blog Power Rankings [sponsored by FOT and the HR Capitalist]

Kris Dunn Talent Management Power Rankings

–See the FOT Talent Management Blog Power Rankings HERE… —Poll is based on 103 more than 160 Talent Management-related blogs, including properties focused on talent  management, HR, recruiting, compensation, rewards/recognition, benefits, vendor products, leadership, workplace culture, employment law and related legal issues.  Oddly enough, the search continues for the world’s first payroll blog.  [Updated in May 2010:] We’ve decided to …

If You Can’t Recruit from a “Van Down By The River”, You’re Not A Real Recruiter…

Maren Hogan Driving Productivity, Engagement and Satisfaction, Generations, Maren Hogan, Recruiting

I’m going to RecruitFest in September and like I always do, I began researching ways to make it cheaper, faster etc. While I was calling people I had never met and cashing in miles, a friend asked me, “Why are you doing all that? You can afford this.” Bam. I was taken aback. She was right. I could. I can. …

Surveillance Software On Employees – Now Bursting a RockStar’s Bubble At An Office Park Near You…

Maren Hogan Candidate Pool, Driving Productivity, Engagement and Satisfaction, Maren Hogan

Hmmmm, I am thinking that it might be time for a little attitude right about now. I have made no secret that in my day job, I am very candidate centric. Heck I LOVE candidates, they make me happy, they make me money, sometimes they make me laugh. But here’s a little secret to all you "rockstar candidates" out there. …

4 Common Sense Ways to turn BAD Engagement into GOOD Engagement…

Kris Dunn Culture, Engagement and Satisfaction, Kris Dunn

Fay Hansen’s article in Workforce Recruiting is worth your time to read.  Who can argue with the value of engagement?  The primary issue, as Fay undoubtedly experienced in her research, is that while lots of people talk about engagement, they have a hard time defining what they do to improve engagement in their organizations. Which begs the question – Can …

Driving Full Engagement: Don’t Be So Concerned About Your Managers…

Josh Letourneau Culture, Engagement and Satisfaction, Joshua Letourneau

Put simply, full engagement is truly a beautiful thing. It’s what all high-performing organizations and teams aspire to, which is made obvious by Fay Hansen’s article at Workforce. That being said, the fact of the matter is the notion of engagement has become nothing more than a platitude to many; an empty buzzword tossed around by the management consulting firm …