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Sep 15

Want to live like a rock star? Move to Detroit!

Glassdoor recently published a list of the Top 25 Cities where your pay will go the furthest. Who topped the list!? Yep, it’s DETROIT! GD found that the Cost of Living ratio in Detroit is 50%! That basically means that when living in Detroit you get to use 50% of your income for things other […]

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Aug 25

Having a Friend at Work is Harder than you Think!

We’ve been told for years now, based on the Gallup research, that having a best friend at work is one of those anchors that will lengthen a person’s tenure with an organization. New research is proving this might not be as easy it sounds! Business Insider: Plos One recently released a study where they asked students […]

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Aug 4

Great Talent Supports Great Talent

Too often leaders put up with a great talent who’s shitty to other employees. The belief is that because the employee is so talented we should be willing to put up with how they treat others. It happens all the time in organizations! All. The. Time. Ichiro Suzuki is a very successful Major League Baseball player […]

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Aug 2

T3 – Pilot (@Pilot_Inc)

This week on T3 I review the new startup coaching technology PILOT. PILOT is the brainchild of Ben Brooks. I’ve known Ben for years, he’s a super smart HR Pro/Leader based in New York who has an exceptional corporate HR background. From Ben’s corporate experience he realized there was a gap in the market when […]

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Jul 22

The First Sign You Suck at Hiring!

Hiring people to work for you directly is probably the single hardest thing you’ll ever have to do as a manager of people. To be fair, most people are average at hiring, some are flat out kill and probably 20% are awful at hiring. The first sign you suck at hiring is your new hire […]

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Jul 1

2016’s Newest Benefit – Baby Sign-on Bonuses!

According to this USA Today article, the U.S. birthrate is in sharp decline and is at it’s lowest levels in the past 25 years.   Here are probably a few facts you don’t know: – Projected 2013 birthrate in the U.S. is estimated to be 1.86 – Birthrate needed to maintain a population over a […]

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Jun 6

5 No-Cost Retention Fixes!

I love SMB HR shops (SMB – small/medium sized businesses) for a number of reasons, but none more than for the simple fact, smaller sized HR shops are forced to be more creative because of Creativity and SMB HR shops, remind me of my Grandma. Grandma grew up in the depression.  People who grew up […]

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May 13

The Greatest Retirement Benefits You Can Give Your Employees

My Dad retired this past year. I’m already ‘leveraging’ him for some time. He has so much of it now! It’s like he won the time lotto and he’s throwing it around because he’s got so much of it. “Hey Dad, can I borrow a couple of hours!? It’s a busy week! I need you to […]

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Apr 12

T3 – Elevated Careers

This week on T3 I take a look at new careers site being developed by dating site eHarmony, called Elevated Careers. I actually reviewed them back in October of 2015 at the HR Technology Conference, but they were in beta. They had their big launch recently, so I wanted to remind folks to check them […]

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Mar 21

Employees don’t leave organizations, they leave…

BOSSES! Right?! Right? Right… For at least the past two decades, the foundation of employee engagement has been built on this one simple principle. Employees don’t leave organizations, they leave Bad Bosses. So, if you want highly engaged employees just don’t have assholes for bosses. Super easy! Just hire and train great leaders and your […]

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