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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 vacation… Get the Rest

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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

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