Always High Employee Engagement. Always.

Steve Boese Audacious Ideas, Employee Engagement, employee experience, Good HR, Performance, Steve Boese

I am pretty sure I have written about this before, maybe even here at FOT, but even still it deserves at least a second take. After a couple of decades of research, 194,467 blog posts and articles written and probably hundreds of millions of dollars invested, most general and national surveys still report persistent and stubbornly low levels of employee …

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

Steve Boese Audacious Ideas, Compensation/Cash Money, Employee Engagement, HR, Steve Boese, Talent Strategy

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 employer in the USA with over 1.4M employees has competed on price (and massive selection and expansion to the point where just about everyone in the country lives within 15 minutes of …

Five Things You Need To Know This Week…

Holland Dombeck McCue Holland Dombeck, This Week in HR

Hello and welcome back to another great week with your favorite bloggers, kick it off right with these five must reads: 1. Twitter Doles Out Stock Grants To Keep Top Talent. Twitter has handed out stock grants to a number of key employees over the past two weeks. 2. Muslim Group Asks Walmart To Re-Hire Manager Fired Over Facebook Posting. A national Muslim …

Five Things You Need To Know This Week…

Holland Dombeck McCue Holland Dombeck, This Week in HR

Hello and welcome to another great week with the team at FOT. Kick your day off right with these five reads: 1. ‘Washington Post’ Staff Reacts to Jeff Bezos’ First Visit to Newsroom. Jeff Bezos paid his first visit to The Washington Post newsroom last Tuesday afternoon; many staffers live-tweeted the visit and offered a mix of reactions. 2. Actually, Recruiting Is Not HR Anymore. …

Prices Aren’t the Only Thing Dropping At Walmart…

Tim Sackett Compensation/Cash Money, Current Affairs, EEO, Salary Caps, Tim Sackett

If you’re male and employed at Walmart, the prices aren’t the only thing dropping – so might your salary! Oh wait, you saw the news about the class action law suit by current and former Walmart female employees claiming they are/were not getting paid the same as men and not getting promotions (here) – and you just assumed that Walmart would …