VIDEO: No Scrubs with Tim Sackett – Debunking the HR Wingman Myth

Dawn Burke Audacious Ideas, Bad HR, Cara Lucas, Dawn Burke, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett, Video

Is HR really the wind beneath the company’s wings? In the video above, Dawn Burke talks to Tim Sackett, President at HRU Technical Resources and fellow FOT blogger, about her most recent post at Fistful of Talent: Wanna Be Taken Seriously? Quit Being A Wingman, Damn It. Check out the video now to hear the ever-entertaining duo break down their philosophy on “the HR …

How Fast Is Too Fast?

Tim Sackett Audacious Ideas, Candidate Pool, HR, Recruiting, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett

Have you ever stopped to think that maybe technology is pushing our hiring process too fast? We all have a natural cadence to how we do things.  Imagine going out on a date with a nice young man.  You go and get coffee. Coffee is easy, and you can get out of it quickly if things are going south. The …

Wanna Be Taken Seriously? Quit Being A Wingman, Damn It.

Dawn Burke Audacious Ideas, Dawn Burke, Good HR, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, HR Technology, Innovation, Recruiting, Selection, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett

To be taken seriously, looked at as credible, to feel valued, to be your CEO/COO/CFO’s confidant, of course, having a seat the table. HR, you really want it? Quit putzing around. Quit sabotaging yourself. Quit whining. Most importantly have a little self-respect. How? Quit being everybody’s “Wingman.” Remember Top Gun (“I feel the need, the need for speed”)? Heck yeah, …

WEBINAR: The New HR Math: Dumbing Down HR Analytics for Everyday HR and Talent Pros

Tim Sackett HR, Kris Dunn, Metrics, Talent Strategy, Tim Sackett, Webinar

It all started with a great premise: Let’s teach kids an easier way to understand math so they won’t end up hating it. We can all buy into that, right!? What came out was a classic organizational nightmare of project-gone-wrong, in a way only HR can truly understand—the Common Core was born. Now, there you sit at the kitchen table …

The CYA Report E71: Welcome To SHRM Certification

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, CYA Report, Kris Dunn, Podcast, Tim Sackett

SHRM. SCP. SHRM-SCP. SPHR. PHR. CYA. WTF? We know you’re dying to know more about the SHRM-SCP certification path—especially if you listened to this podcast we did on SHRM announcing that it’s going to start offering its own certification program to rival the SPHR/PHR. Well, we’re here to give the people what they want. Tim Sackett, President at HRU Technical Resources, …

Tim Sacket lays out The Three Worst Holiday Client Gifts

Tim Sackett Worldwide FOT

It’s that time of year when you start receiving holiday gifts from HR Vendors.  My own company even does it.  For the most part we send out a holiday card to the vast majority out our contacts, but those ‘paying’ clients or ‘Friends of the Company’ (former or future paying clients) we do something special.  Most companies go through the …