The Sackett Job Plan

Tim Sackett Uncategorized

In HR we love plans and it seems like 2011 will be known as the “Year of the Job Plan”, and HR Pros should love that!  Everyone has a job plan – Obama, Bachmann, Romney, Palin and Perry (well Perry doesn’t actually have a job plan, he just wants to tell you how bad everyone elses plan is and if …

Hold up now…. Where’s your Social Media Policy?

Kelly Dingee Uncategorized

Alot of people like to talk about Social Media.  Alot of people like to talk about Sourcing and Recruiting on Social Media.  I count myself amongst them.  In fact, in September I have a presentation at HRA-NCA‘s fall kick-off meeting.  I’m excited…..I love to talk about using social media resources to do my job.  Everyone wants to know the “How”….and …

Talent Acquisition Leadership Means You Pedal and Steer…

RJ Morris Uncategorized

“Pedal and steer, just pedal and steer.” On a recent Saturday afternoon, I probably said that to my five year old 90 times. We had just taken the training wheels off, and she did not trust herself when she started, so she started to pedal with one foot but then put the other one down on the ground. No forward …

BRAVE NEW WORLD: Here’s Your HR Leadership Posting From: Netflix

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

Hey FOT Nation – You like Netflix, right?  Great news!  They’ve got an HR opening you can get involved in. OK – first things first.  Take off “SPHR” from your resume.  Turns out that counts against you.  Also, broad, sweeping generalizations about you being an agent of “change” probably aren’t going to fly either. From the looks of this JD, …

Point/Counterpoint – Should You Automatically Pay Severance to Anyone You Fire?

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

FOT Nation – today we've got a point/counterpoint related to whether you should automatically pay severance to anyone you fire.  Check out the posts from Steve Boese and Kris Dunn, they're riffing off a quote from Jonathan Kaplan (founder and chief executive of Pure Digital, the company that made the wildly successful Flip camcorders) related to how he dealt with the ‘bad hire’: …

HEY ROOKIE: Here’s What You Need to Know About the Chinese Workplace to Look Smart as Hell

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

Maybe you don't care about looking smart about China, but it can't hurt.  After all, Google pulled out of China, Facebook is probably going into China, plus that giant sucking sound you've heard for about 20 years has been manufacturing jobs in America being offshored to China for cost considerations. What goes around eventually comes around, Sparky.  You can't get …

FOT Webinar This Thursday: The 5 Faces Managers See During Performance Reviews…

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

Hey Kids – This month, Halogen is teaming up with FOT’s Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett from Fistful of Talent for a webinar on how to help your HR team and managers bridge the perception gap between how a manager thinks the employee is doing, and how the employee actually perceives their own performance. Think about that. Mind-bending, isn’t it? On March 24th, Kris and Tim will break …