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 …

How Can We Create The Illusion of Scarcity of Our Jobs?

Tim Sackett Employment Branding and Culture, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition

Do you want to know what the perfect job in Talent Acquisition is? It’s working for the brand or organization where everyone, or seemingly everyone, wants to work! Duh! Right? But, no, think about this for a second. The reality is scarcity causes demand. Why do certain sneakers from Adidas and Nike sell out in seconds? Because the demand is …

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 …

Dear Team, Stay With Me!

William J. Wiggins Coaching, COVID-19, Employee Communications, Employee Engagement, Employment Branding and Culture, Good HR, Mental Health, politics, Uncategorized

Over the past months, people with seemingly nothing in common bonded together in grassroots efforts across the country over an out-of-control pandemic that is perpetually “rounding the turn”. One thing’s for sure: This has united the masses in ways not seen since the civil-rights movement and there is no turning back. I am the head of HR for a very …

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 …

The $64,000 Question: How Can Engagement be Improving in the Middle of a Global Pandemic?

John Hollon Culture, Employee Engagement, Employment Branding and Culture, Engagement and Satisfaction, Workplace Flexibilty

I thought I was done writing about employee engagement. It’s always been an interesting concept because of what it represented — the notion that the more that people are committed in their organization and their work, the better they they will perform their duties. Or as Fistful of Talent’s Grand Poobah Kris Dunn once put it, employee engagement is “Discretionary …

What You Won’t Hear At The Diversity Task Force Meeting

William J. Wiggins Culture, Diversity, Employment Branding and Culture, Race

Diversity, Inclusion & Equity extends far deeper than rhetoric. We engage in safe, polite discussion about how to make our workplace environments more diverse, inclusive and equitable while valuing differences, and welcoming everyone regardless of those differences, and so on… We’ve all heard the normal conversation. While it’s a nice tune, it doesn’t take into consideration the deep undertones of …

Your Organization Is On A Political Rollercoaster, Hold on Tight

William J. Wiggins Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Social Responsiblity, Current Affairs, Diversity, Employment Branding and Culture, politics

From the boardroom to the men’s room; from the chat features of Zoom and Skype to text, employees are engaging in a political jousting of sorts. Unbridled pandemics and ongoing global social injustice protests have changed the rules of political correctness in the workplace. As organizations are declaring their position on racial and social injustice, they have invited more sharing …

Why Now Is The Best Time for a Rebrand

Adam Rosenfield Diversity, Employee Communications, Employment Branding and Culture, HR & Marketing, Organizational Development

Around mid-May, about six weeks into the pandemic, sports teams found themselves bored. My Dallas sports teams in particular.  For a few years now, people have been clamoring for the Dallas Mavericks to change their branding. The futuristic design was cool and hip back in 2001, but for many fans, the retirement of franchise icon Dirk Nowitizki signaled a need …