John Whitaker Explains Why the Hourly Workers Shall Inherit the Earth…

Volume recruiting. The bane of the recruiting experience. I don’t care how good you are as a recruiting professional, until you’ve put on the flame suit and sat in a… Get the Rest

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Drop Your Counteroffers and Bet on Boomerang Employees Instead

Nothing quite like a marriage metaphor, right? You’ve heard these stories (or perhaps you’ve lived this story) – after years of asking, pleading, and begging (to a man’s

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3 Things Great Recruiters (and Waiters) Never Say

Waiting tables got me through college, being a recruiter got me through my early years in Human Resources. I was much better at one than the other, which

“Elect” to Make Change For The Better

Hey there FOT'ers, Whitaker here, being decidedly un-hip. You know what IS "hip" right now? The emotionally wrought, hyperbolic, "end of the world" post. President-Elect Donald Trump had

Leftovers? AGAIN??

Even as kids we all realized something... when you ask "what's for dinner?" and the answer is "leftovers," Mom was out of time, patience, or energy. No matter

3 Hidden Costs of Change

When a company is in an uproar, it's estimated that employees will lose as much as 2 additional hours per day in productivity. The anxiety associated with change or

3 Ways To Identify Your “Clock-Boy” Employee

Ahmed Mohamed---heard of him? You never know the national exposure a story will get when it seems to be localized in your geographic location, but Ahmed is, of

Be Deliberately Innovative

Here's a tip for you, prospective job-seeker... grab a scratch pad and start describing your talents in terms of "innovation." Look at your list. Now ask yourself this

To Hell With Murphy and His “Law”

Ouch, babe. You just dropped the ball big time---screwed the pooch, took the gas, spit the bit... basically made the kind of mistake you absolutely cannot afford to

John Whitaker says If Culture Eats Strategy For Breakfast – Let’s Make It A Balanced Meal

This article is the sixth in a series featuring a revolutionary employee engagement concept called Engaged Productivity™.   Read the other articles in the series here or at:  www.authentum.com.  As