Riding a Dinosaur

Ed Baldwin Ed Baldwin, Generations, Offboarding, Recognition 3 Comments

Have you ever ridden a dinosaur?  Yeah, me either.  But I did recently attend my brother’s retirement party.  I know on the surface that the prospect of attending a retirement party doesn’t sound that exhilarating.  But it was.  In fact, it was so unique and enjoyable that I suggested it was like riding a dinosaur.  Let me explain.  This was …

Are Mental Health Apps Better for Employees Than Human Interaction?

Kris Dunn Benefits, Mental Health, The HR Famous Podcast, wellness

In episode 37 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together once again to discuss whether Mental Health/Wellness Technology and Apps are better for your employees than talking to a human, McDonald’s recent Travis Scott marketing success, and what TikToks are flooding their feeds.  Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) and …

There’s Lots I Don’t Miss About the Office, But Here’s The One Thing We Can’t Live Without

John Hollon COVID-19, Innovation, Organizational Development, Workplace Flexibilty 1 Comment

Confession time: It’s hard not to LOVE Canadians. I’ve worked with a lot of our Northern cousins, and I’ve found Canadians to be generous, helpful, and kind. They don’t wear their partisanship on their sleeve, as so many of do here in Lower 48 plus 2, and they’re pretty easy going unless required to be something else. Yes, Canadians are …

Inclusion Education is Everywhere…Time to Educate HR

Kelly Dingee Diversity, Employee Engagement, Kelly Dingee, Recruiting, SHRM, Uncategorized 0 Comments

I, like you, didn’t expect 2020 to deliver the tragedy and chaos it has brought on our doorstep.  I feel helpless all the time, and that’s a maddening feeling when you’re a “fixer”. I can’t fix everyone.  But I can make sure as I move forward as a mother, an HR Lady, a human….that I bring my best.  I can …

Digging Into The 2020 People of Color in Tech Report

Kris Dunn Culture, Diversity, Employee Relations, Recruiting, The HR Famous Podcast

In episode 36 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss big tips for housekeepers from NBA players leaving the bubble, the TrustRadius 2020 People of Color in Tech Report, and what shoe brand collaborations we want to see! Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be sure to subscribe, rate, and review …

Hiring Managers Don’t Want More Candidates!

Tim Sackett Hiring Managers, Interviewing, Recruiting, Selection 1 Comment

There is a giant mistake most organizations make in marketing. Bad marketers perpetuate this notion that buyers want choice. “What we need is more choices for buyers! If we just had more choices our sales would be higher!” In fact, more choices increase buyer confusion and actually stalls buying decisions for most people. “We” (the collective lot of us) have …

BlackRock’s New Love Policy + Simon Sinek’s Trust vs. Performance Quadrant

Kris Dunn Office Politics, Personal Conduct Policy, The HR Famous Podcast 0 Comments

In episode 35 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss their favorite Halloween candy, dig into BlackRock’s recent policy change that mandates employee report all romantic relationships, including those with all company partners and vendors, and wrap it up with a discussion on Performance vs. Trust via a famous Simon Sinek video.  Listen (click this link …