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A Lesson From Uber: You Are What Your Culture Says You Are – Like It or Not

Why do so many people think that companies only focus on building strong, positive workplace cultures? The fact is, organizations are ALWAYS building their culture — whether they mean to… Get the Rest

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Confidence Gets You a Leadership Gig, but Humility Lets You Keep It

I've been spending a lot of time lately working on leadership evaluation and selection.  Specifically, we spent a bunch of time talking about how to make better talent

Want to Foster a Risk-Taking Culture? If So, You Better Be Willing to Deal With a $2 Million Mistake

You've heard managers say it over and over -- "we want our employees to feel they can take risks!" -- yet you wonder how many companies really, truly

Put a Fork in Millennials – They’re Done

I wish I wrote better headlines. A great headline assures readership no matter how poorly written and researched a post/article is. I could have put a number in it

FACE IT: We Build Cool Space Because We Don’t Know How to Build Great Managers…

That's right, I said it. Whether we can afford to build it or not at our company, we focus on thinking about the office layout and how tricked up

3 Criteria You’re Missing from Your IT Job Postings

Crafting a good job posting is at the core of a successful recruitment process. Still, most organizations virtually ignore it when it comes to understanding the reasoning of

Your Recruiting Video Sucks!

If I've learned anything, anything at all, in my career in HR and Talent Acquisition it's that HR and TA pros usually suck at being creative! The problem

Finding “Fit” in Your Life

My friend, Jason Seiden, is a good man. He recently said, "In 2016, I'm finding that if something in my life doesn't fit a little bit, it doesn't fit

Your Employees Define Your Employment Brand – How #FBFamily Got Its Start

I interviewed a candidate yesterday for a Social Media Coordinator role on my team and one of the questions I asked was around how she approaches identifying content

When Does Your Engagement Effort Become the Real Problem?

I think I’m like about 99.9% of the world. I have a drink now and then as part of a wind-down ritual. Not every day, but if I’ve