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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 HR Capitalist,… Get the Rest

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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

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

Kris Dunn Digs Into the McKinsey Report on AI

McKinsey has a pretty good report out about where machines/AI can replace humans, and where they can't. I'd encourage all in the talent space to take a look

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How You Quit Your Job – Things That Make Me Go Hmmm…

I love the dance that begins once someone has accepted your offer and you're now talking about a start date in the new role.  Especially if they're employed. 

Kris Dunn Digs Into: Illinois AG Sends Age Discrimination Letters to Job Boards

In case you missed it, the State of Illinois Attorney General is in the news for some premium PR/saber-rattling, centered around the fact that job boards like CareerBuilder

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They Did Not Suck: 5 Rules For Saying Why You Got Fired or Left Your Last Job

Gather round the monitor kids, because I'm about to break off some knowledge that a lot of you don't fully understand. Let's start with a general rule: If you're

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MARCH MADNESS TALENT LESSONS: Slapping Players is Just Part of My Leadership Charm!

I'm starting this post with an animated GIF below.  Email subscribers need to click through to see it.  Do that now if you need to, because this post