Should You Ban an Employee Off Your Internal Slack/Teams?

Tim Sackett Communication, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Leadership, Performance 2 Comments

Twitter finally banned Donald Trump from its platform. Other social media platforms followed Twitter’s actions and banned DJT as well, basically taking away the megaphone he’s enjoyed for so long. Trump used social media like no other President before him. In the end, his social media use was his downfall. As leaders in Talent and HR, we all know how …

HR Famous Podcast: Laurie Ruettimann and Betting On You

Kris Dunn Culture, Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibilty 0 Comments

In episode 45 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett and Jessica Lee are joined by special guest Laurie Ruettimann to discuss her new book (out 1/12/21, click to view) called Betting On You. Listen below (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review (Apple Podcasts) and follow (Spotify)! SHOW HIGHLIGHTS 2:00 …

Female Hiring Managers are Wired to be More Selective!

Tim Sackett Hiring Bias, Hiring Managers, Interviewing, Recruiting, Women, Women in the Workplace 2 Comments

That seems sexist, Tim! Really? Is it sexist if it’s true and based on science? Asking for my friend, Tim, who tends to struggle to know the difference between science and sexism! Okay, here’s the science: On Tinder, men swipe right (Like) on 60% of women’s profiles On Tinder, women swipe right (Like) on 4% of men’s profiles Nice, Tinder …

My New Bonus is Tied to Integrity? Thank You, and Thank God For The Sales Team

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, CYA Report, Leadership, Performance 1 Comment

Let’s get this out of the way first – I’m a BIG FAN OF INTEGRITY in the business world. I love people who have integrity, I’m just enough of an expert to know you can’t effectively measure integrity in the business world. That’s why I know that any company attempting to compensate people on the concept of integrity is: A) …

Google Announces Return to Office, JLee Gets Invite from Gary V…

Kris Dunn COVID-19, Organizational Development, The HR Famous Podcast 0 Comments

In episode 44 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together in the new year to discuss Gary V requesting to connect with Jessica on LinkedIn, the CHRO move of the week, and Google calling their employees back into the office (eventually).  Listen below (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be …

If It’s “Unconscious” Bias That’s Better, Right?

William J. Wiggins candidate experience, Diversity, EEO, Hiring Bias, Hiring Managers, Talent Acquisition

If Nostradamus had made a prediction about the state of equality in the year 2021, it’s likely that he would have predicted equality for all human beings. Yet here we are, in 2021 still struggling with of all things, INEQUALITY. Let’s be honest, the workplace can be a hotspot for biases and discrimination that gives inequality its foundation, starting with …

You Never Truly Leave Your Favorite Job

Tim Sackett The HR Profession, Tim Sackett, Workforce Management Articles

I wasn’t a huge fan of high school.  I didn’t hate it—I just always felt my time was not the four years of high school, or at least I hoped it wasn’t! As you can imagine, being 5’7″, with above average intelligence and red hair isn’t normally the recipe for high popularity in an American high school environment.  I wasn’t great …

Happy Festivus!

Mark Fogel Holidays, Mark Fogel, Pop Culture 2 Comments

Did you forget that December 23rd is the official holiday of Festivus? It is the one day a year to air your grievances! So, I will take a few minutes to air mine. But first a little history of Festivus. Festivus was conceived by author and editor Daniel O’Keefe, the father of TV writer Dan O’Keefe, and was celebrated by his family …

Calling Yourself “Dr.” in the Workplace, Best Work Christmas Stories

Kris Dunn Communication, Recruiting 0 Comments

In episode 43 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together to discuss Christmas shopping, the term ‘Dr.’ in corporate America, and HR Christmas horror stories. Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player below) and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review (Apple Podcasts) and follow (Spotify)! Show Highlights: 2:00 – Have …

Working to Become a Hiring Manager of Choice

David Barlaam candidate experience, Hiring Managers, Recruiting 1 Comment

This month I’ve hired half a dozen employees for my team, and as I talked to them during a break in their training, I asked them about their experience. I was especially curious about what influenced their interest initially, how the process went for them, what were their concerns, and when did they decide they wanted the job. What made …