employer branding

3 Ways You’re Failing at Employer Branding

“Employer branding is a double-edged sword—it’s a great initiative to attract the best talent for your teams, but also it’s the perfect strategy to help retain current employees you have… Get the Rest

hourly hiring

The New Brutal Reality of Hourly Hiring

Hourly hiring is the toughest it's been in a decade! On any single day, there are millions of hourly jobs available in the U.S. In 2016, hourly job

A Sad Reminder That People Don’t Leave Their Companies, They Leave Their Managers

Sometimes, you just need to be reminded of some basic principles of the workplace. Here's one to keep in mind as your organization struggles with recruiting and retention: Employees don't

Will Fighter Pilot Shortage Change Military Retention Practices?

If you get three talent acquisition folks around a table, they’re pretty often going to start talking about the hardest job they ever had to fill. “Oh yeah,

Yes, American Workers Can Learn a Lot From Their Uber-Loyal Canadian Cousins

Everybody knows that Canadians, our English-speaking cousins to the North, are wonderfully courteous and kind, but guess what? They're also incredibly loyal to their employers as well. Yes, this is

5 HR and Talent Management Lessons from NBA Free Agency 2016

Because you never, ever get tired of the ‘sports and HR/talent’ connection, strap in while I offer up the HR and talent management in the real world spin

HR Of The Future – Partner With Your Competitors

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend an event at Google that was all about the future of work and how to make it better. Cuz

Why Exit Plans Are Better Than Retention Plans

I’m becoming more and more convinced that if you want to build an organization that can sustain high performance over a long period of time you need to

Will HR and Talent One Day Take Their Cues From Walmart?

Always low prices. Always. I think that has been, more or less, the tagline for Walmart for the last 198 years. The world’s largest retailer and largest private sector

Don’t Fall In Love

You've heard the meme before, "people don't leave companies, they leave managers..." right? Sure you have, we all have---it's repeated more times than you can count. Two things about