5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, The HR Profession, This Week in HR

Welcome back to another great week with your favorite blogging team! Get your morning started with these 5 must-reads: 1. How Politically Correct Should the Workplace Be?: A tough test-case from Denmark is an opportunity for teasing out the questions that surround off-color jokes made in the workplace. 2. The Case for a New WPA: When the government pays for people to work, …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Recruiting

Welcome back to another week with your favorite blogging team! Get your morning started with these 5 must-reads: 1.The Biggest Mistake In Employer Branding — Failing To Measure The Business Impacts Of Employer Branding: The most important omission in EB by far is leaving out metrics that cover business impacts. 2. 100 CEOs Have More Saved Up for Retirement Than 41 Percent …

Are Skills the New Employee Currency?

Cara Lucas Dawn Burke, Kris Dunn, Learning and Development

Training and development myths debunked! During this L&D Hangout, we explore a trend that smart L&D functions are embracing – the reality that investing in skill development is the best path to great performance (and retention!). Hear Kris Dunn and Dawn Burke’s lively conversation on how developing your talent in-house will accelerate your organization’s success. (And don’t forget to check …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas

Rise and grind, FOT Nation! Get your Monday started right with these 5 must-reads: 1.Guerrilla Marketing: How Cubans Work Around a National Ban on Advertising: In Havana, advertisers worry about attracting ​too much​ attention. 2. If Lyft Drivers Were Employees They Would Be Owed $126 Million, Say Court Documents: Court documents show Lyft drivers have missed out on hundreds of millions in expense …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

Welcome back to another great week with your favorite blogging team. Get your morning started with these 5 must-reads: 1. Is McDonald’s Responsible for Its Franchise Workers?: A court case in New York City between McDonald’s and its workers could change the way employees negotiate their pay. 2. Can Millennials Undo What the Recession Did to Their Earnings?: To turn the tide of …

Highlight Reel: Human Capital Institute’s 2016 Workforce Planning & Analytics Conference

Cara Lucas Worldwide FOT

Note: FOT attended and live tweeted the HCI conference last week in the ATL. FOT founder and CHRO of Kinetix, Kris Dunn, spoke alongside other leaders and shared insight on using talent-driven metrics in your organization.  The Human Capital Institute took over the Loews Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, last week for the 2016 Workforce Planning & Analytics Conference. The goal? Talking …

5 Things You Need To Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

Happy Presidents Day, FOT Nation. Get your Monday started right with these must-read articles below: 1.Robots will steal your job: How AI could increase unemployment and inequality. 2. The Unfortunate Consequences of Reno’s Tech Boom: Partly in response to the presence of Tesla and Apple, the city is building lots of high-end apartments, but little in the way of affordable housing. 3. Your …