People With High Standards (Like Jim Harbaugh) Wear People Out

Tim Sackett Business Development, Candidate Pool, Change Management, Coaching, College Recruiting, Digital Interviewing, FOT Reads, Games, Good HR, Hiring Bias, HR, HR & Sports, HR Tech, HR Technology, Tim Sackett

FOT Note:  We here at FOT like to think we get talent and HR at a different level. At the very least, we are probably going to have a different take than the norm.  That’s why we recently onboarded HireVue as an annual sponsor at FOT, where they’ll sponsor posts like this one, allowing FOT contributors to write without restriction …

In Defense Of My Alma Mater (Sub: A Quick Rant About FSU)

Holland Dombeck McCue Coaching, College Recruiting, Contingent Workforce, Culture, Current Affairs, Employee Relations, Good HR, Hiring Bias, Holland Dombeck, HR & Sports, in the news, Performance, Sports

I’m a proud alumna of The Florida State University and have taken a lot of heat lately about it. I have taken heat in the grocery store, at the gym, on social media and even in the office. It seems that everyone has an opinion about the infamous Jameis Winston and the Florida State “Criminoles,” and they’re falling over themselves …

Interns and Why They’re Awesome

Jason Pankow College Recruiting, Innovation, Jason Pankow, Job Market, Recruiting, Talent Strategy

It’s summertime!  That means it’s time for college students around the country to decide if they are going to take that class trip to Mazatlán or head out into the real world to find themselves a summer internship. Our intern program is currently underway.  My company has a tremendous intern program that teaches while giving highly valuable practical experience.  We also …

Liars Should Always Be Fired

Tim Sackett Candidate Pool, Coaching, College Recruiting, HR & Sports, Resumes

It happened again last week. A college coach, who was having great success, tried to move on to bigger and better things, only to have it discovered he had lied on his resume. The details don’t even matter. We’ve seen this movie many times before. Small school coach does great, beats big schools, big schools come calling with giant offers …

The New York Times Dialect Map and Modern Talent Management

Steve Boese Audacious Ideas, College Recruiting, Good HR, Internships, Recruiting, Steve Boese

In 2013, the number one most popular piece of online content created by the venerable New York Times was not a typical news story, an editorial, a bombshell piece of investigative journalism, an interview with a head of state, or even a recap of a major cultural event like the Super Bowl or the Oscars. No, the Times’ most visited …

The CYA Report E50: The Right First Job For Your Kids To Have Coming Out Of College

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, Career Paths, College Recruiting, CYA Report, Kris Dunn, Tim Sackett

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Changing The Tech Gender Ratio One CS Student at a Time

Steve Boese Candidate Pool, College Recruiting, Culture, Diversity, HR, Recruiting, Retention

For quite some time now there has been increased attention on the comparative lack of women in technology companies and in technology roles across most companies generally. This underrepresentation of women in the tech industry and in these high tech jobs has many implications, most of them negative – organizational culture that degrades as ‘brogrammers’ dominate tech firms, the gender …

The Top 10 Ways To Recruit New Grads Like You’re Nick Saban #NACE13 – Register Now!

Tim Sackett College Recruiting, Conferences, Tim Sackett

I’ve got a fun gig I’m doing on June 5th at the 2013 National Conference for the National Association of Colleges and Employers (#NACE13) with one of our partners MyEdu.com.  Here’s the deal – MyEdu is throwing a party – free drinks, free food and free Hugs (by Me – just follow the rules!) – plus Fistful of Talent and …

Advice to 2013 Grads from HR [Video Bonus!]

Tim Sackett Candidate Pool, Coaching, College Recruiting, Generations, Good HR, HR, Interviewing, Job Market, Job Seeker Advice, Leadership, Onboarding, Performance, Personal Brand, Recruiting, Resumes, SHRM, Sourcing, Tim Sackett, Trench HR

It’s that time of year when college and universities around the world will release onto us the great minds of the 2013 graduate class.  This always makes me think of the popular advice – Wear Sunscreen: While this advice might be from 1999 – it still rings true today – but like everything else in the world this can be …