4 Things I Don’t Miss About the Office

Lauren Welgush COVID-19, Culture, Engagement and Satisfaction, Performance 0 Comments

‘I can’t believe the pandemic was renewed for another season’*. Thanks Conan O’Brien for giving us a laugh in this prolonged state of the world being turned upside down where it feels like this all can’t be real. It’s a tv show, right? A Truman show kind of thing? The reality is, the pandemic is still upon us and we …

Holistic Leadership During COVID, Politics, And Quite Frankly Everything Else

William Wiggins COVID-19, Culture, Employee Coaching, Employee Communications, Employee Development, employee experience, This Week in HR

Lately I’ve been stressed with a mixture of first world problems, Black people problems, COVID concerns – you name it. There still seems to be the open-ended question if or not Black Lives Matter and I’m fearful for my GenZ and Millennial nephews out in the world trying to survive something akin to hunting season. I’m worried about the future …

The $64,000 Question: How Can Engagement be Improving in the Middle of a Global Pandemic?

John Hollon Culture, Employee Engagement, Employment Branding and Culture, Engagement and Satisfaction, Workplace Flexibilty

I thought I was done writing about employee engagement. It’s always been an interesting concept because of what it represented — the notion that the more that people are committed in their organization and their work, the better they they will perform their duties. Or as Fistful of Talent’s Grand Poobah Kris Dunn once put it, employee engagement is “Discretionary …

LinkedIn Is Not Tinder (The HR Famous Podcast)

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, Harassment, Sexual Harassment, Social Media, Social Media and Talent 0 Comments

In episode 32 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together to discuss crazy overtime pay at the USPS and harassment issues via messaging on LinkedIn.  Listen (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 1:45 – We got …

Video Interviews: The Next Generation of Bias?

Dawn Burke Digital Interviewing, Hiring Bias, Interviewing, Selection, Video Interviewing 0 Comments

I’m a fan of the “work video” era. I like the flexibility. I like how, as Apple Facetime ushered in a new way to “personally” stay connected with distant family and friends, Zoom et al. have done the same in the workplace. And I like that I can put a cool light on and make my skin silky smooth. Don’t …

Is All Feedback Good Feedback?

Katie Augsburger Coaching, Culture, Managing People, Performance 0 Comments

Five things you need to ask yourself before you give an employee feedback Every HR conference and article has been filled with content on the importance of “creating a feedback culture.” We are taught that very little can improve the employee/employer relationship more than timely and honest performance feedback. I think there is a lot of truth in this. We …

Google Moves to Annual Performance Reviews (e31 of The HR Famous Podcast)

Kris Dunn Innovation, Performance, Performance Reviews, The HR Famous Podcast 0 Comments

In episode 31 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss Google’s move to a very uncool/unhip annual performance review cycle (called a “perf” which is dangerously close to bad stuff), David Blaine’s recent dangerous endeavor, and the latest CHRO move of the week involving IBM’s new HR leader. Listen (click this link if you don’t see …

“You Hire People for a Living, I’m Sure Interviewing is Easy For You!”

Liz Desio College Recruiting, HR Tech, Interviewing, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition 0 Comments

The Anxiety-Inducing Meta Experience of Interviewing as an HR Person When you interview for a job as an HR person, I imagine it’s how it would feel if you were a doctor about to undergo surgery. Or a hair stylist getting an adventurous dye job. Or my Italian Grandma ordering lasagna at a restaurant. If you’re the Supreme Expert, how …

Is Johnny Taylor Good for SHRM and HR?

Kris Dunn Good HR, HR, HR & Marketing, SHRM, The HR Famous Podcast 0 Comments

In episode 30 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee link up to discuss Senator Tom Carper’s senate hearing mishap with Zoom and Johnny Taylor’s time at SHRM, asking and discussing the question “is Johnny Taylor for good for SHRM and HR?” The gang discusses Johnny Taylor’s leadership of the mega HR association SHRM based on this …