March Madness Part 3: The “Dear Mark, You Are No Longer An HR Influencer” Episode

Mark Fogel Mark Fogel, politics, SHRM, Sports

Each year I do a post on March Madness and bring you a kaleidoscope of issues and musings across the HR landscape. Of course, I mingle in politics and the college basketball tournament to lighten things up. This year my post is a little darker than usual, as we see the effects of “the Circus” in Washington D.C. rattle all …

Uber Trades Out CHROs, aka Life In The Fast Lane

Kris Dunn Good HR, HR, Kris Dunn, Recruiting

If there’s one thing that’s true in HR, it’s that today’s HR leader right for a company may not be right for the same company 3 years from now.  Things change. New leaders come in, new strategies are developed and deployed. And if you’re really lucky, your company experiences exponential growth that causes you to need a different type of …

Hey, Look! Your New Diversity Chief is a White Guy!

Tim Sackett Culture, Current Affairs, Diversity, Race, Tim Sackett

This didn’t get kicked up in the HR blogosphere too much and I was surprised, but it was released during the holidays and, let’s face it, we really don’t care about social equality if it effects our time off. Twitter recently named its new Diversity Chief, and it’s a white guy!  That isn’t sitting well with folks who are really into …

Pack It In The Beach Bag! Social Media Recruitment by Andy Headworth

Kelly Dingee Kelly Dingee, Social Media, Social Media and Talent, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, Sourcing, Uncategorized

A little over a year ago, Andy Headworth of Sirona Consulting, asked me if I’d contribute a section to his newest recruiting book, Social Media Recruitment: How to Successfully Integrate Social Media into Recruitment Strategy. I’ve “known” Andy for going on 7 years, he was one of my first Tweeps across the pond and someone I found to be excellent …

Five Things You Need to Know This Week…

Holland Dombeck McCue Holland Dombeck, This Week in HR

Hello and welcome to another great week with FOT. Kick your Monday off right with these five must-reads: 1. Why Hire An MBA When You Can Rent One? A growing number of companies are using freelance MBAs to access the same brain power they might find at a top-tier consulting firm. 2. LinkedIn Unleashes A Trio Of Apps To Connect The Modern …

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 …

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 …