Is Tech like Slack & Teams Killing Corporate Culture?

Tim Sackett Communication, Culture, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Employment Branding and Culture 2 Comments

Have you ever said anything online—Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snap, TikTok, LinkedIn, etc.—that you would never say in a face-to-face work meeting? Made a comment . . . asked a question . . . that in hindsight just wouldn’t play well in your career of choice? The reality is that almost 100% of people have or will. It’s called the Online …

Black History Month? But I’m Not Black!

William J. Wiggins Culture, Diversity, employee experience

In years past I’ve had employees at my door every Independence Day, Memorial Day, Pride Month, Cinco de Mayo, and St. Patrick’s Day, even Movember, asking, “what are we doing?” “Is the office closing early?” All clamoring to offer ideas on how we would either celebrate, observe, or commemorate the most notable of events surrounding these days. But when it …

Are You a Loyal Employee?

Tim Sackett Culture, Employee Engagement, employee experience, Leadership

Does anyone really know what the hell it means to be “loyal” as an employee? A lot of executives when asked to describe the perfect employee or hire will constantly use this trait, “loyalty”. “I want a person who is loyal!” The number two trait is “someone who will actually show up”! So, apparently, the bar has gotten pretty low …

HR Famous Podcast: Laurie Ruettimann and Betting On You

Kris Dunn Culture, Work Life Balance, Workplace Flexibilty

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

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

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 …

HR in 2021: Technology for Humans

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

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 …