Five Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, Culture, Current Affairs, Employment Law, Engagement and Satisfaction, FOTNation, This Week in HR

Hello and welcome to another great week with FOT. Kick your Monday off right with these five must-reads: 1. Silicon Valley pros teach inmates tech sector to help them get jobs upon release: The rigorous, six-month training teaches carefully selected inmates the ins and outs of designing and launching technology firms, using local experts as volunteer instructors. 2. Dell to Move Large Numbers …

Five Things You Need To Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

Hello and welcome to another great week with FOT. Kick your Monday off right with these five must-reads: 1. Electronic Cigarettes Strike Up Controversy Among Employers.  Before employers decide whether to ban or allow workers to “vape” at their cubicles, as puffing on an e-cigarette is called, they should check on state and local laws regarding smoke-free workplaces. 2. Most Americans …

A Conference Deal So Good, It’ll Make You Want To Drink The Kool-Aid

Cara Lucas Conferences, Learning and Development, Worldwide FOT

“If John or Jane Doe was walking off the cliff (or in some cases, the bridge) would you do that, too?” If I could go back in time I’d tell my Mom, “Maybe if they had the right leadership voice or their tone was communicated authentically.” But I wouldn’t drink the Kool-Aid or don the Nikes. Maybe. Delivery matters when …