The Definitive Guide: Why Are Your Employees Leaving You?

Tim Sackett Employee Relations, Managing People, Retention 2 Comments

When I first started blogging I would get messages from family and friends believing what I wrote was about them. It rarely was, but projection is a very strong feeling to overcome! Once in a while, it was, and I would chalk that up to strong personal insight for that person! Good for you! So, why am I talking about …

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 …

HR Famous Podcast: The Art of Marrying Up, HR Leader Use of Professional Conduct Policies

Kris Dunn Employee Relations, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Talent Strategy, The HR Famous Podcast

On episode 46 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee  come together to discuss the art and concept of marrying up, use John Krasinksi and Emily Blunt as their case study, then pivot to something more serious and talk about the use of Professional Conduct Policies by HR Leaders in crazy times. Listen below (click this …

Should You Ban an Employee Off Your Internal Slack/Teams?

Tim Sackett Communication, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Leadership, Performance

Twitter finally banned Donald Trump from its platform. Other social media platforms followed Twitter’s actions and banned DJT as well, basically taking away the megaphone he’s enjoyed for so long. Trump used social media like no other President before him. In the end, his social media use was his downfall. As leaders in Talent and HR, we all know how …

A Holiday Lesson on Engagement: Treat Employees Less Like Scrooge, More Like Fezziwig

John Hollon employee experience, Employee Relations, Leadership

Given how terrible 2020 has been, nobody would blame you for being a Scrooge this holiday season. But what if you just don’t identify with Scrooge? Well, perhaps a more contemporary grouch would be a better choice — someone like the Grinch, especially the 1966 Chuck Jones version (no snickering, please; that’s contemporary for me) with the late, great Boris …

Should HR Support CEO’s Who Take Hard Political Stances?

Dawn Burke Employee Relations, Employment Branding and Culture

Note > Other translations may include: ballsy, stupid, crazy, naive, smart, courageous, idiotic, or foolish enough…?  October 23rd was a typical day at Casa Burke. My cat jumped on my head to wake me up. I drank my 1.7 cups of Community Coffee (Mardi Gras Blend with sugar-free peppermint mocha creamer). I watched my girl Gail King on CBS This …

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 …

21% of Parents Reduce Work Hours!

Tim Sackett COVID-19, Employee Relations, Performance, Women in the Workplace, Workplace Flexibilty

This past week, at my office, a bunch of my coworkers had their kids “return” to school, and by “return” I mean they put on their backpack, went out to the front porch, and took the first day of school picture for the Gram, and then marched right back inside and got a video call with their new class and …

HR Famous Podcast – Talking 100K Jobs and the Crazy California Uber/Lyft Bill (AB5)

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, Culture, Employee Relations

In episode 27 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss 100K jobs with the least competition (spoiler – that means only really smart people should apply) and break down California going after Uber and Lyft with California Assembly Bill 5, which seeks to classify more contractors such as Uber/Lyft drivers into full-time employees Listen (click this …

Finders Keepers – Uncovering The Smartest Employee At Your Company

Tim Sackett Audacious Ideas, Employee Engagement, Employee Relations, Good HR, Labor, Performance, Tim Sackett

I couldn’t sleep the other night, probably because of the 14 Diet Dews I had throughout the day, but I had an Epiphany while staring at the ceiling in the dark.  I figured out a way for HR pros to find the smartest employee in their company!  It isn’t a complex algorithm or a set of cognitive assessment tests—it’s a …