Wanna Be Taken Seriously? Quit Being A Wingman, Damn It.

Dawn Burke Audacious Ideas, Dawn Burke, Good HR, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, HR Technology, Innovation, Recruiting, Selection, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett

To be taken seriously, looked at as credible, to feel valued, to be your CEO/COO/CFO’s confidant, of course, having a seat the table. HR, you really want it? Quit putzing around. Quit sabotaging yourself. Quit whining. Most importantly have a little self-respect. How? Quit being everybody’s “Wingman.” Remember Top Gun (“I feel the need, the need for speed”)? Heck yeah, …

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 …

Why HR People are the G.O.A.T.

Liz Desio Good HR

HR can be a great professional background for…well, anything. Those of you who’ve read my articles know I spent the last 4 years of my life as a recruiter–the last two of those internally for the Estée Lauder Companies, making me one of the gears in the giant machine that is a corporate HR department. You’d think in Talent Acquisition …

VIDEO – 21 Future HR Jobs and What HR Pros Can Do to Prepare

Kris Dunn 60-Second SPHR, Good HR, HR, HR & Marketing, HR (& Life!) Advice

In this video, FOT leaders Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett talk about future jobs in the world of HR, recruiting and talent (from HBR), then discuss how HR Pros should get ready for the trends by upskilling through continuing education and development. Click this Link for the video if you don’t see the player below. Also, episode 33 of The …

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 …

Is Johnny Taylor Good for SHRM and HR?

Kris Dunn Good HR, HR, HR & Marketing, SHRM, The HR Famous Podcast

In episode 30 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee link up to discuss Senator Tom Carper’s senate hearing mishap with Zoom and Johnny Taylor’s time at SHRM, asking and discussing the question “is Johnny Taylor for good for SHRM and HR?” The gang discusses Johnny Taylor’s leadership of the mega HR association SHRM based on this …

Why HR Generalists Are Winning During COVID! (The HR Famous Podcast)

Kris Dunn Career Paths, COVID-19, Good HR, HR

In episode 29 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss how HR Generalists are rapidly becoming the preferred choice for HR Leaders with shrinking staff/team size due to their “do it all” mentality, and discuss how specialists in the HR field can protect themselves vs further cuts as furloughs turn into layoffs. The gang also provide a …

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 …

SHRM Isn’t Dead, But It’s in Need of Major Change

Adam Rosenfield Bad HR, Good HR, HR, SHRM

The earth-shattering events always expose the problems under the hood. It’s what you do when those problems are exposed that matters. COVID-19 and the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Elijah McClain, and Ahmaud Aubrey flipped the United States and the world on its head.  It’s a difficult time for HR professionals, many who have entered into this new world …