5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, HR, HR & Marketing, in the news, This Week in HR

Welcome back to another great week with your favorite blogging team! Here are five things to get your week started right: 1. The Incredible Shrinking Incomes of Young Americans: It’s repetitive for some to hear, but important for everybody to know: You can’t explain Millennial economic behavior without explaining that real wages for young Americans have collapsed. 2. How to Know …

HR For The Future – This Is The Stuff You SHOULD Study…

Paul Hebert Audacious Ideas, Coaching, Employee Coaching, Employee Communications, Employee Engagement, HR Technology, Innovation, Paul Hebert, Science, Social Media, Social Media and Talent, Social Networking

Put down the book on FMLA and anything else remotely associated with administrivia in your organization. I’m going to point you to something that is probably more important than all of the ATS software reviews you’ve got planned after HRTech. As technology grows in influence (and maybe importance—I’m still not sold on that), you will be tempted to face in …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR, Uncategorized

Welcome back to a great week at FOT! Here are 5 things you should know this week: 1. Updated: The French Move To Protect Workers From After-Hours Email: French unions did not ban French employees from sending emails after precisely 6 p.m.; the agreement meant to protect some workers from too much after-hours work intrusion (and consequently, burnout) does not stipulate 6 p.m. …

Five Things You Need To Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

Hello and welcome to your post-Superbowl weekly report with FOT! Whether you’re yelling OMAHA at all your coworkers out of spite, or proudly sporting your personalized 12th man jersey in silence (or not)—we’re here to give you five things you need to know this week. 1. Obama Urges Employers to Hire the Long-Term Unemployed: The White House is asking private-sector employers to …

Five Things You Need To Know This Week…

Holland Dombeck McCue Holland Dombeck, This Week in HR

Hello and welcome back to another great week with your favorite bloggers, kick it off right with these five must reads: 1. Twitter Doles Out Stock Grants To Keep Top Talent. Twitter has handed out stock grants to a number of key employees over the past two weeks. 2. Muslim Group Asks Walmart To Re-Hire Manager Fired Over Facebook Posting. A national Muslim …

What I Learned From My Social Sabbatical

William Tincup Good HR, Social Media, Social Media and Talent, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, William Tincup

Editor’s Note: This is William’s first post on FOT since announcing his social sabbatical this past May.  Nothing AND everything. I’ve been away from social media since early June. Not that any of you missed me or anything. Just kidding. And, by away I specifically mean NOT producing content for social outlets. The lessons of my sabbatical are longer (and more …

Post Jobs on Facebook, Beat Facebook Science.

Meredith Soleau Meredith Soleau, Recruiting, Social Recruiting

Facebook makes me geeky. I love it. I love using the social graph search tool to source folks. I love posting jobs on Facebook. And I love looking up my ex-boyfriends to make sure my life is better than their life. Admit it, you do that, too. I’ve listened to Facebook employees speak about Edgerank. If you’re posting jobs on …

The Noise

William Tincup Employee Relations, Good HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, Seat at the Table, Social Media, The FOT Soap Box, The HR Profession, Trench HR, William Tincup

The single biggest threat to HR pros ever being strategic is lousy time management skills. Declarative sentence over… allow me to build the case. Noise in holding us back. The effing noise in particular. Real strategic thinking and/or doing takes time. Time is a commodity and most HR folks don’t have. Noise management is a personal pursuit… meaning, what works …

HR Laggard Quiz

William Tincup HR Tech, HR Technology, Social Media, Social Media and Talent, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, The HR Profession, Trench HR, Web/Tech, William Tincup

where to get a loan with bad credit lag•gard /ˈlagərd/ Noun A person who makes slow progress and falls behind others: “I have no time for laggards”. Adjective Slower than desired or expected. Synonyms noun. lagger – slowcoach adjective. sluggish – lagger – slow – tardy Turns out, you are either a laggard or you are not. That's life in the …