When Training Is Acquired By HR

Let’s face it—one of the things that gets slung on the world of HR at some point is the Training Department. What type of training you ask? Well, the circle… Get the Rest

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How Talent (or Lack Thereof) Can Lead to Systemic Business Failure

The legend, John Hollon, tore into United here at FOT earlier this week, accurately writing that culture problems are the core reason Satan ranks higher than United in

L&D Hangout: How To Develop Training For Recruiters

Most companies have a Talent Acquisition function. Guess what they don’t have? Effective training for recruiters.  FOT insiders Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett jumped on a Google hangout with the

5 Truths You Can’t Change About Learning in the Workplace

Let's be honest - a lot of organizations (most, in fact) play lip service to the concept of learning and development.  We say it's important, but our spend

Training Managers On The Value (or lack thereof) Of Counter Offers

Hang out long enough as a manager of people and one thing’s for sure—someone on your team is going to quit or resign to take another job. The reaction

3 Key Components Positioning Your Sourcing Team for Success

My last day at Staffing Advisors was July 22nd.  I did a record notice - for me at least- nearly 4 weeks from the time I notified my

A Prescription For Recruiting Training In 2016

Will you come train my team? I love that question. Ask me 1 year ago, 2 years ago, 5 years ago, 8 years ago and the answer was always...

Can You Train People to Work Hard?

Think about the people who have failed at your workplace. We know that it’s not usually because they lacked technical skill. It usually falls into one of two

RIP CLASSROOM TRAINING: Average YouTube Session Now 40+ Minutes Long

So you’ve resisted the trend to move some of your training to video. Well played, my friend. After all, you know how to deliver this stuff---live and in

Make Every Day ‘Draft’ Day and Other HR Lessons From Daily Fantasy Sports

Chances are you are familiar with, and possibly an active participant in some kind of Fantasy Sports.  Fantasy Sports have an estimated 40 million players in North America