HR Famous Podcast: Laurie Ruettimann and Betting On You

Kris Dunn Culture, Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibilty 0 Comments

In episode 45 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett and Jessica Lee are joined by special guest Laurie Ruettimann to discuss her new book (out 1/12/21, click to view) called Betting On You. Listen below (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 2:00 …

HR Famous Podcast: Firing People for TikTok Sins, Microsoft’s Work Productivity Score

Kris Dunn Culture, Driving Productivity, Employment Branding and Culture, Social Media, The HR Famous Podcast 0 Comments

In Episode 42 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends)  Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together to discuss TikTokers getting fired from their jobs at Sherwin Williams, the new Microsoft productivity score, and how much they spend on gifts for their siblings during the holidays.  Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player below) and be sure to …

HR Famous Podcast: Thoughts on the passing of the Zappos’ CEO Tony Hsieh

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, Culture, Employment Branding and Culture, The HR Famous Podcast 0 Comments

In episode 41 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss the impact of the new Florida minimum wage passed in the November election Cycle and the passing of the Zappos’ CEO Tony Hsieh and his impact on the world of company culture and HR. Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) and …

It’s a Big Meeting! Maybe I’ll Wear Pants

Megan Leasher Communication, COVID-19, Culture, Performance 0 Comments

I remembered watching Anchorman and realizing that Ron Burgundy was not only a sexy beast, but a maverick and trailblazer beyond all measure.  He masterminded a polished, poised persona and he didn’t need to bother with such silliness as “wearing pants” to pull it off.  He was a true hero of the 1970s and his heroic nature lives on today, …

HR in 2021: Technology for Humans

Lauren Welgush COVID-19, Culture, Engagement and Satisfaction, HR Tech, HR Technology 1 Comment

As we continue to see the walls of our homes more than the faces of our colleagues, it may sometimes feel that the human-ness of work has been extrapolated from our lives, however, humans are still the core of an organization. The value of each individual in an organization creates culture. Which is why HR in 2021 needs to be …

Okay, He’s President, Now What?

Tim Sackett Culture, Organizational Development

I’m writing this on Monday, November 2nd. At this point I know one thing, an elderly white dude will be my President either today or someday in the near future. We encouraged our employees to vote. Many did, some didn’t, and still, the sun came up today. I like to think of HR like we are Switzerland. No matter who …

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 …

You Think You Have High EQ? Sure You Do!

Corey Burns Corey Burns, Culture, Employee Coaching, Employee Development, HR, Training and Development

Over the past decade, there has been a meteoric rise in the use of the concept “emotional intelligence” or “EQ” in the workplace, which has led to a wave of unintended narcissism. Just like IQ (Intelligence Quotient), everyone wants to have high-levels of EQ. I get it – who wants to say they are emotionally unintelligent? No one. I was …

Thriving as an Employer (COVID Edition) via the Employee Hierarchy of Needs

Ed Baldwin Culture, Driving Productivity, Ed Baldwin, Employee Engagement, employee experience, Engagement and Satisfaction, Good HR, Trench HR

Everyone’s heard of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Well, almost everyone. On the outside chance you haven’t, it’s a theoretical model of human motivation that was published in 1943. Not exactly cutting edge stuff. But powerful, and surprisingly applicable to today’s workforce and chaotic COVID era environment. Summarily, it theorizes that people start out being motivated to achieve base level needs …