Facebook Launched Their New Timeline Design for Pages in March – Did Your Company Embrace the Change?

Holland Dombeck McCue Change, Holland Dombeck, HR, Social Recruiting

On March 30, 2012, Facebook rolled over businesses from their current Fan Page layout to the new Facebook Timeline design. While the new layout does not change everything in regards to your company’s established Facebook strategy, it does require you to make some key modifications to the way you are currently sharing information. Facebook launched the new Timeline design for …

Your Headcount Wishlist

Steve Gifford Always Be Closing, Driving Productivity, Good HR, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, Organizational Development, Recruiting, Steve Gifford, The HR Profession, Trench HR

When the day comes, who are you going to hire? We’re not always going to be cutting back.  Sure, it seems like it now, but at some point, the economy in general or your company specifically is going to grow.  And at long last, you’ll get to play hiring manager again!  But, what req do you ask for first? I …

The CYA Report E13: Succession Planning

Holland Dombeck McCue CYA Report, Dawn Hrdlica, Holland Dombeck, HR, Kris Dunn, Podcast, Tim Sackett

The CYA Report is a free flowing, sometimes mature, discussion of HR and Talent Issues. On today’s episode, we have Lisa Sterling, Director of People Engagement at Ultimate Software, on the topic of Succession Planning. Hosts: Kris Dunn and Dawn Burke News: Tim Sackett Producer: Holland Dombeck Music: intro – Rage Against the Machine – “Guerrilla Radio” news – Big Pun – “I Don’t Wanna Be …

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 …

5 Things You Need to Know This Week…

Holland Dombeck McCue Holland Dombeck, HR, This Week in HR

Ease into your workweek with these articles and your Monday cup of coffee: 1. Valve Software released their employee handbook to the public, unveiling a unique corporate structure – no managers or bosses over their 300 employees. 2. American Airlines Cites Progress in Labor Talks. The airlines may have reached a tentative agreement with the Transport Union Workers, representing mechanics …

FOT MAY WEBINAR: 5 Ways to Use VIDEO to Raise Your HR and Recruiting Game

Kris Dunn HR, Webinar

Editor’s Note: FOT would like to thank everyone that registered for “5 Ways to Use Video to Raise Your HR and Recruiting Game” – you are now the few, the proud, the video elite. Our FOT Hosts, Tim Sackett and Kris Dunn, had a great time presenting and would like to give a special shout out to the fine folks at HireVue, for sponsoring the event. If …

The HR Hunger Games

Tim Sackett Bad HR, Culture, Current Affairs, Employee Communications, Games, Good HR, Hiring Managers, HR, Influence, Leadership, Performance, Tim Sackett, Uncategorized

I have two teenagers who live in my house – which means I’ve paid for admission to the movie The Hunger Games roughly 37 times to date.  If you don’t know what The Huger Games is – you live under a rock and/or don’t live within 20 miles of a teenager.  But I’ll give you the parent version of the …

5 Things You Need to Know This Week…

Kris Dunn HR, Kris Dunn, This Week in HR

Time to get started this week!  Here’s what you need to know… 1.  An unbelievable reach by the NLRB is dead for now – The National Labor Relations Board can’t require businesses to tell workers their union rights on a workplace poster while challenges to a judge’s ruling upholding the rule proceed, an appeals court said. 2.  The Supreme Court recently …

Six seconds per resume? Better make it count.

Steve Boese HR, Recruiting, Resumes, Steve Boese, Trench HR

Recently the results from a survey sponsored by TheLadders  revealed that resumes are reviewed for six seconds by recruiters and talent professionals before they make the initial ‘fit or no fit’ decision on job candidates. The study used eye-tracking technology to determine what recruiters were looking at on the resume when making that initial screening decision, and the results were …