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Jessica Lee Uncategorized

FOT nation!Happy belated Thanksgiving (at least for those of us celebrating the holiday in the U.S.)! We hope you are relaxing, maybe doing some shopping today and stimulating the economy, if not that… perhaps you're just now waking up from the tryptophan/turkey induced slumber which commenced yesterday after you gorged out on a Thanksgiving feast. Don't ya love Thanksgiving? For me, it's …

Don’t Get Caught With Your Pants Down – Employee Surveys Gone Bad.

admin Uncategorized

So you want to be transparent?  Think carefully. Here’s a story for you. You are a VP of Administration for a mid-size organization, with oversight of a collection of internal support departments (Finance, HR, Procurement, etc.). You have about 100 or so folks in your empire. Six months or so ago you conducted the standard annual online employee satisfaction survey, and …

Wanted: All-Star Forklift Driver. Only 700+ Credit Scores Need Apply…

Josh Letourneau Uncategorized

“Wanted: All-Star Forklift Driver. Only 700+ Credit Scores Need Apply.” Are you serious?  This has to be a joke, right?  If it’s not, give me a break.  Or better, wake up there, ole’ buddy, ole’ pal.  In fact, let me quickly introduce you to a little recessionary data-lemon for you to munch on with your morning coffee: According to the …

Final HR Tech Rundown: Stars, Superstars and Supernovas…

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

Hey – final day at HR Tech, and I thought I'd give you a rundown of who emerged as the superstars of the show from my perspective. BIG TIME DISCLAIMER: I'm not going to mention everyone in this post.  What makes HR Tech pretty unique is that there's no such thing as a weak presenter.  SHRM had over 200 presenters …

Tough Love: The First 100 Days of the Obama Administration

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

Fans and critics alike agree on one thing: President Obama means business. And his business is change. Change is practically smacking American employers in the face. For better or worse, the Obama Administration promises to bring dramatic changes to the American workplace and the courtrooms tasked with enforcing labor and employment laws. Employers must brace themselves for the new administration’s …

Meet Tim Sackett

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

Tim Sackett is the Executive Vice President for HRU Technical Resources, which really means they just ran out of titles between Director and CEO.  Tim’s job is to make sure everyone is happy and productive – for those who have worked in staffing firms, you know exactly what that means. HRU is primarily an engineering and technical contingency firm that specializes in …