Meet Tim Sackett

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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 …

TWITTER NATION – Hey, Joe Six-Tweets: Sigmund Freud Would Follow You!

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Well, not so much that he’d be tweeting.  Or following.  That is, unless the local apothecary was pushing out regular updates as to coca plant shipments . . . but I digress. Would he be intrigued by Twitter’s meteoric rise in 2008?  Maybe. 753% growth (in terms of unique visitors) is nothing less than astounding.  But the boom in popularity isn’t what …

Meet Jason Seiden – Covering Leadership Development for Fistful of Talent…

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Jason Seiden is an independent leadership consultant and career coach. When not working with clients, writing his next book, or performing a highly technical cranial/rectal extraction maneuver, he’s wishing he was skiing. See Jason’s Riffs and Rants on Fistful of Talent by clicking here… Talk to Jason via Email, LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook… ___________________________________________________________________________________ 10.5 QUESTIONS WITH JASON SEIDEN 1.  …

test hr

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Testing the new Flip MinoHD from Jerad Hill on Vimeo. Kris DunnKris Dunn is a Partner and CHRO at Kinetix, a national RPO firm for growth companies headquartered in Atlanta. He’s also the founder Fistful of Talent (founded in 2008) and The HR Capitalist (2007) – and has written over 70 feature columns at Workforce Management magazine. Prior to his …

Meet Kathy Rapp – Covering Talent and the World of HR for Fistful of Talent…

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Kathy Rapp is a Managing Director of hrQ in Texas, where she helps progressive companies find groovy HR Talent to drive business results.  Prior to joining HR Search firm, Kathy booked more than 15 years of progressive human resources leadership experience working for such companies as Morgan Stanley and First Data Corporation.  A connoisseur of the intersection between pop culture …

Executive Pay in US Ranks…… 41st?

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Apparently, you may not be doing as well as you thought you were.  Executive pay ranks 41st in the world after being adjusted for cost of living, according to the Economist: "Senior managers in the Middle East, Russia, and China are better paid than those working in the  West, once their cost of living is taken into account, according to …

Meet Joshua Letourneau, Covering Search and Talent Psychology for Fistful of Talent

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Joshua Letourneau is the owner of LG and Associates, a Strategic Sourcing, Executive Search, and Human Capital Intelligence firm based in Atlanta.  Prior to founding LG & Associates, Josh worked as a Sales & Marketing professional in the software biz and was a hard-charging Sergeant in the Marines.  In his spare time, Josh contributes to Fast Company.com meditates on the …

Meet William Uranga – Covering Talent Strategy for Fistful of Talent…

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Wiliam Uranga is the Director of Talent Acquisition at TiVo.  Prior to joining TiVo, his experience includes recruiting fora variety of web and technology companies in Silicon Valley.  No truth to the rumor that he has a killer comic routine and had to refuse repeated requests to come on various late night shows. See William’s Rants and Riffs on Fistful …

Running List of Fistful Posts Featured at Workforce….

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JUNE Hey Rockstar Candidate – If You Want The Job, Ask For It!!! Can You Hire Your Next Star Using Twitter and Blogs, But No Resume? 3 Ways to Determine If Living In Your Mom’s Basement is Sad or Temporary… The Lazy Recruiter’s Guide To LinkedIn 3 Stereotypes Gen Y Can Use to Manage Gen X and Boomers… Lil’ Kim …