The HR Olympics

Tim Sackett Benefits, Compensation/Cash Money, Conferences, Culture, Diversity, Employee Coaching, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Games, Good HR, Harassment, Hiring Managers, HR, Innovation, Making Offers, Metrics, Onboarding, Organizational Development, Recruiting, SHRM, Sourcing, Succession Planning, T+D, Tim Sackett

Oh, I got me some Olympic Fever!  The Summer Olympics are the best – it’s like NCAA Tournament time but with sports we only care about once every four years!  This Summer Olympics I’m even more invested than usual because we have a local athlete from our hometown of DeWitt, MI, Gymnast Jordyn Weiber, competing, so I expect I’ll be …

WEBINAR: Bootstrap Your Employment Brand the FOT Way

Steve Boese Employment Branding and Culture, Engagement and Satisfaction, HR, Kris Dunn, Social Media, Steve Boese, Webinar

It’s July, it’s hot, (at least in most of the Western Hemisphere), and you’re possibly feeling a little less-than-inspired. You look around the office and see a bunch of empty cubes, left unattended as your colleagues with more seniority and better ability to plan, (and schmooze the boss), are taking a nice, long summer holiday, leaving you to pick up …

First Day on the Job Blues

Tim Sackett Communication, Culture, Employee Communications, Employment Branding and Culture, Engagement and Satisfaction, Good HR, Hiring Managers, HR, Leadership, Onboarding, Organizational Development, Retention, Tim Sackett, Trench HR

I was reminded recently on how much your first day on the jobs sucks! I hear you – “What Tim?!” – the first day is the best!  No, it’s not – more than likely if you’re reading this, you’re an HR or Talent Pro so you “think” the first day on the job is wonderful – because you’ve designed orientation …

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 …

Do What You Love! Or don’t…

Tim Sackett Generations, Good HR, HR, Influence, Negotiation, Recognition, SHRM, Tim Sackett, Total Rewards, Trench HR, War for Talent

As an HR Professional I can’t tell you how many times over the past 2 decades I’ve either read or listen to some conference speaker go on poetically about how you need to “do what you love to at work.”  I’ve always called bullshit on this concept.  I’ve probably called bullshit because every single person that has told me this, …

Video Killed the HR Star – Q&A with HireVue Video Experts

Holland Dombeck McCue HR, HR Technology, Webinar

You asked (literally) and we delivered… FOT would like to give a special thanks to everyone who tuned into our webinar “5 Ways Video to Raise Your HR and Recruiting Game” this past Wed. Below you will find the questions we were unable to get to during the presentation along with answers from our video experts, Scot Sessions and Chip …

Oh Boy! Diversity Is About To Look A Whole Lot Whiter!

Tim Sackett Audacious Ideas, Candidate Pool, Change, Culture, Diversity, EEO, Generations, HR, Religion, SHRM, Tim Sackett

Dateline 2012 – The U.S. Census releases what is certainly going to be considered a tipping point when it comes to how organizations look at Diversity moving forward!  From CNN: “U.S. minorities now represent more than half of America’s population under the age of 1, the Census Bureau said, a historic demographic milestone with profound political, economic and social implications. …

WEBINAR TODAY: 5 Ways to Use Video to Raise Your HR and Recruiting Game

Holland Dombeck McCue HR, HR Technology, HR Vendors, Webinar

Join FOT favorites, Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett, today as they deliver the May FOT Webinar: 5 Ways to Use Video to Raise Your HR and Recruiting Game, sponsored by our friends at HireVue. Register for this FOT webinar and your hosts will provide you with the following insights on using video as a fundamental part of your HR and recruiting strategy:  …

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 …

3 Reasons You Should Be Video Interviewing

Tim Sackett Candidate Pool, Change, Driving Productivity, Good HR, HR, HR Tech, HR Technology, Innovation, Interviewing, Recruiting, Resumes, SHRM, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett, Training and Development, Trench HR, War for Talent, Webinar

A week from today, Kris Dunn and I will be dropping some knowledge on some of our HR peers on How To Use Video in Your HR Shop – It’s Free – It’s 60 minutes – you’ll probably waste at least that much time next week talking with Sandy at the water cooler about the new Bachelorette and how much …