Your Professional Conduct Policy > Freedom of Speech

The biggest lie the devil ever told your employees is that Freedom of Speech protects them from being fired. Nothing could be further from the truth.  There are things that… Get the Rest

A Man’s DIY Guide to Rid Your Company of Gender-Related Harassment

Ready for some mansplaining?  Good, because I'm a guy, and damn, it seems like companies are having a hard time avoiding gender-related harassment.  So I'm here to help. I'm

Should You Always Pick Talent Over Trust?

That's a loaded/trick question. You probably reacted to that by thinking, "We have nothing if we don't have trust."  To me, I'm not sure - I think it depends

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Is Unlimited PTO Just a Scam Not to Pay Out Accrued Vacation and Sick Time?

Yeah, I said it. In my darkest moments, I'm a bit of a skeptic.  And I think unlimited PTO might just be a scam to not pay out accrued

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The Day The Google Died

OK, died might be strong.  But contracted a fatal disease that will one day make it perish?  Accurate... If there's one thing we know through the annuals of time

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VIDEO: SmashUps with Kris Dunn – Digging in on ESPN Layoffs

This month on SmashUps, Tim talks to Kris Dunn—you probably know Kris from this very blog (as he is the founding father of FOT), his personal blog The

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Here’s To the Crazy Ones: And Why You Don’t Deserve Them

Been doing a lot of performance work for some client companies lately.  As you might expect, I'm trying to push the companies to get out of the mindset

Should Companies Owe Payroll Taxes on Current/Future Workplace Robots/AI?

"The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist." --Verbal Kint in The Usual Suspects It's impossible if you follow tech in any industry or

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Kris Dunn Talks Referrals From People Who Just Quit

John resigned and left a couple of weeks ago.  It was on good terms, but you recruited John and feel some of the sting.  After all, you needed

The Subtle Art of Moving Someone’s Office Location to Punish Them

It's a time-honored tradition - featuring passive-aggressiveness, avoiding pure confrontation and, at times, setting the stage for massive harassment lawsuits full of interesting details. Yes - I'm talking about