My Next Sourcing Hire Might Be….My Dad!

Kelly Dingee Kelly Dingee, Sourcing

My parents have been visiting for the holidays, we've baked cookies, seen the kids Christmas performances, eaten many, many meals together and talked about everything under the sun.  During one of these conversations I learned that my parents discovered a letter about a year ago from my great aunt providing some interesting clues into my paternal genealogy.  Over the last couple of …

A CEO Keeps It Real — Here’s Why We Should Love It

Josh Letourneau Communication, Culture, Employee Communications, Engagement and Satisfaction, Innovation, Joshua Letourneau

Last September, Stephen Elop, former Head of Business Development at Microsoft, was hired into Nokia as their new turnaround CEO. My guess is that he took the last few months to assess the true challenges he was looking at. They are steep, make no mistake. Apple changed the mobile game and now owns the high-end market, growing from 25% market …

When Will Zappos Jump the Shark?

Paul Hebert Change, Culture, Current Affairs, Employee Relations, Engagement and Satisfaction, Good HR, Paul Hebert

I probably don’t have to explain it but I will – jumping the shark is that moment when something goes from good to meh, from cool to something your Dad says too often and thinks is funny, from relevant to irrelevant. Now, if you belong to any LinkedIn groups associated with HR, or follow any blogs (including this one) that …