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 …

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

Josh Letourneau Uncategorized

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…

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

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

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

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…

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

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?

Kris Dunn Uncategorized

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 …