3 Ways Your Interview Process is Scaring Away Great Talent

Tim Sackett Dawn Hrdlica, Employee Coaching, Good HR, HR, HR Tech, Influence, Innovation, Interviewing, Leadership, Recruiting, References, SHRM, Social Recruiting, Sourcing, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett, Training and Development, Trench HR, Uncategorized, War for Talent, Webinar

KD and I were at the HR Technology Conference this past week in Chicago – if you get the chance to go you have to – it is different than any other HR Conference you've ever been to in a very good way!  While we were there we sat down with the gang from HireVue and hatched up another webinar …

5 Excuses To Miss a Co-worker’s Wedding

Tim Sackett Bad HR, Culture, Employee Coaching, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Employment Branding and Culture, Generations, Good HR, HR, Innovation, Personal Brand, The HR Profession, Tim Sackett, Trench HR, Uncategorized, Work Life Balance

I had one of my Recruiters ask for some advice this week – it wasn’t work advice – a little more personal.  She had told a person she would attend a wedding of a family member with them, but was having second thoughts – basically – a Holy Crap moment – I don’t really like this person that much, and …

How to Be Strategic in Performance Reviews Without Really Trying

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

This is a shameless reference for one of my favorite Broadway shows – I’ve seen 3, so I’m a bit of an expert… Seriously – If you’re stuck in a rut related to performance management, you can get strategic without really having to do too much work.  Here’s your roadmap – it’s worth your time, gang: 1. Make your process …

Succession Hiring, Average Managers and Lazy Men Playing Tennis

RJ Morris Hiring Managers, Recruiting, RJ Morris, Succession Planning, Uncategorized

On a recent visit to the park near my house, I saw four guys playing tennis at the courts next to the playground.  “Good for them,” I thought to myself.  “Early Saturday morning, and those guys are out to work up a good sweat.”  I, on the other hand, was sitting on a bench, pounding a venti latte, watching my kids play and planning …

Boys in the Hoodie…Why Should What You Wear Matter?

Jason Pankow Culture, Employee Relations, Engagement and Satisfaction, Jason Pankow, Uncategorized

Maybe you’ve heard the news…Facebook is going public.  It is expected to set records.  It could possibly be the biggest IPO Evah! Facebook has become huge.  It’s rapidly approaching 1 billion (with a B) active users.  They are raking in over $3 billion (again with a B) annually.  Sounds to me like things are going pretty well for Facebook and …

Steve Boese asks Should you give the assessment if you don’t care about the results?

Steve Boese Uncategorized, Worldwide FOT

Last week America’s second most popular sporting spectacle took place. No, not the beginning of theNBA playoffs, but rather the annual National Football League player draft, an incredible three days of televised talent assessment, evaluation, and selection. The NFL draft, once a largely behind the scenes administrative event, has grown over the years into a multi-day, multi-media extravaganza, with an entite …

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 …