Brett Favre – Now Wrecking a Succession Plan Near You…

Kris Dunn Kris Dunn, Retention, Succession Planning

By now, even the non-sports people have heard about the drama surrounding Brett Favre, the former Green Bay Packers (pro football) legend who has publicly flip-flopped on retirement, retiring earlier this year, then expressed interest in "un"-retiring, then got chippy with the Green Bay organization when they balked about taking him back immediately.  Favre’s a legend.  The Packer’s front office …

Want Better Performance? Try Taking Rewards Away From People First…

Paul Hebert Paul Hebert, Performance, Total Rewards

Many, many times when consulting with companies on their reward and recognition strategy, I’ll be asked about what the company should add to their portfolio of programs to increase “insert objective here.”  I think we instinctively think that in order to accomplish our goals we have to add on to what already exists.  We believe something is missing. I don’t …

FOT Endorses: RecruitingBlogs.com vs. Fordyce Letter Network…

Kris Dunn Kris Dunn, Recruiting, Social Media

Who to endorse during this campaign season?  Recruiting Blogs or ERE?  The question’s inspired by various dustups inside the circle and by this post over at Cheezhead.  From Cheezhead: "Too bad I didn’t predict a Jason Davis (former Recruiting.com emcee and current Recruiting Blogs Pied Piper) – David Manaster (fighter in ERE’s corner) throwdown, ’cause that’s how it’s shakin’ out. …

Is Dara Torres Available for Hire After Beijing? Athletes Do It Better in the Workplace…

Jessica Lee Candidate Pool, Jessica Lee, Recruiting, Sourcing

I have Olympic fever. There’s just something really magical about watching athletes at their peak pitted against each other in a quest to be crowned as the best in their sport. The sweat, the occasional tears, the look of determination in their eyes… it’s inspiring. But after an athlete has passed their prime, where do they go? For the select, …