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 good… Get the Rest

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

Every Compliance Training Should Be Like This

Airlines are trying to make waves with their in-flight safety videos these days. The latest comes from Delta, who is betting that you've seen an internet sensation or

The Only Metric You Need To Gauge Onboarding Success

No one has ever accused me of adding complexity to a situation. Small words work best with us Midwest folk. Unfortunately, we sometimes allow our desire to provide