The FOT July Webinar: Bootstrap Your Employment Brand the FOT Way

Kris Dunn Culture, Employment Branding and Culture, Good HR, HR, Influence, Innovation, Social Media, Social Media and Talent, Social Recruiting, Webinar

Editor’s Note: FOT would like to thank everyone that registered for “Bootstrap Your Employment Brand Your Brand the FOT Way” – you are now the few, the proud, the employment brand elite. Our FOT Hosts, Steve Boese and Kris Dunn, had a great time presenting and would like to give a special shout out to the fine folks at TweetMyJobs, for sponsoring the event. If …

Having trouble blending social into your HR and Recruiting game? Soon, you can be there without actually being there.

Steve Boese Employment Branding and Culture, Recruiting, Social Media and Talent, Steve Boese

This past Friday night while I was drafting this post, (I know what you’re thinking, what an incredible loser with nothing better to do on a Friday night that write a blog post. Lay off. I was desperate for entertainment since Game 7 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals was not up until Saturday.), I checked over on to Twitter …

FOT WEBINAR: Make your Lame Management Training Not Suck By Using Video

Kris Dunn Change, Communication, Culture, Employee Communications, Employment Branding and Culture, Good HR, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, HR Tech, HR Technology, HR Vendors, Influence, Innovation, Interviewing, Recruiting, The HR Profession, Training and Development

Short version: Tim Sackett and I are doing a webinar this Wednesday, May 23rd, at 1pm EST on using video in your HR practice – sign up here. You’ll be glad you did. Long version – the name of the webinar is Five Ways to Use Video to Raise Your HR and Recruiting Game. You know you need it.  So sign …

Why Public Recognition Matters

Paul Hebert Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Employment Branding and Culture, Engagement and Satisfaction, Good HR, Organizational Development, Paul Hebert, Performance, Personal Brand, Recognition

I’ve seen almost everything you can see when it comes to incentive and reward programs.  That’s what being around for a while does for you.  And when you have a career’s worth of information in your brain the tendency is to want to explain things to the nth degree.  Go on, and on, and on, and on, and on. I’ll …

Who Does Your LinkedIn Profile Belong To?

Jessica Lee Employment Branding and Culture, Jessica Lee, Personal Brand, Social Media, Social Media and Talent, Social Recruiting, Trench HR

Who does your LinkedIn profile belong to? Wait, I know we’ve asked the question of who do your LI contacts belong to… but I’m asking… who does your LinkedIn profile and all that lovely real estate within your profile belong to? I’ve always, always, ALWAYS thought of my LinkedIn profile as a destination. It’s somewhere a job seeker should arrive …

No More Smelly Candidates With Video Interviewing! #WEBINAR

Tim Sackett Driving Productivity, Employee Coaching, Employee Communications, Employment Branding and Culture, Good HR, Hiring Managers, HR, HR Tech, HR Technology, Innovation, Interviewing, Organizational Development, Profiles, Recruiting, Resumes, SHRM, Social Media, Social Recruiting, Sourcing, Television, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett, Trench HR, War for Talent, Web/Tech, Webinar

KD and I are back at it – we’re doing an upcoming webinar on Wednesday May 23rd at 1pm EST (click here to register).  We have a lot of fun with these – we get to check out some very cool stuff in HR – and we get to channel our inner Oprah at the same time!   For this recent …

Want To Improve Your Selection Process? Skip the Interview and Negotiate Instead.

Andy Porter Andy Porter, Employment Branding and Culture, Good HR, Interviewing, Making Offers, Negotiation

You ever wake up one day and suddenly have a clear answer for a challenge for which there seemed like there was no answer?  Well, I had that experience a couple of weeks ago about the interviewing and selection process.  You know the challenge – you design the “perfect” system to select only the right candidates for your company.  You’re …

Screw Employee Satisfaction – Gimme The Bad Boys and Girls

Paul Hebert Audacious Ideas, Change, Culture, Employment Branding and Culture, Engagement and Satisfaction, Innovation, Paul Hebert, Performance

Mad Men Season 5 started this past week. Full disclosure, before this past week’s episode, I’ve watched a total of 6 minutes of Mad Men.  But the hype was too much for me to bear, so I DVR’d it and sat and watched it the other night.  It’s awright. But… I liked it a lot more when I heard this …

80 Hours Per Week vs. ROWE

Tim Sackett Bad HR, Benefits, Change, Culture, Employment Branding and Culture, Good HR, HR, Innovation, Organizational Development, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett, Trench HR

A while back I wrote a post called “What Would It Take To Get You To Work 80 Hrs Per Week?” over at The Project. The post was meant to dig into what it would take to get employees to go beyond their normal 40 hour work week, and give you that discretionary effort all of HR Pros want to …