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Mar 23

Every Moment Matters! #UltiConnect @UltimateHCM

So, I’m out at the Ultimate Software Conference this week and they had one of the most unique keynotes, Will Smith! Yeah, that Will Smith! Fresh Prince, I Am Legend, Hancock, Men In Black, Bad Boy himself! At HR Conferences you don’t normally get big time Hollywood. You usually get a dude who’s really good […]

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Mar 21

T3 – Great Video as Part of Employment Brand and Beyond? @LaunchMediatv

This week on T3 I present an option for doing great video for the majority of us. LaunchMedia.tv is a video production crew that has created a nice niche in the employment space. Employment branding, recruitment, safety and training videos, etc. Unless you’ve been living under a rock you know video has exploded! Short-range video […]

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Feb 3

Dear Timmy: When Should I Leave My First Job?

Dear Timmy,  I graduated college a couple of years ago and took a job with a good company. I’m an engineer and I like my job and I like the people I work with, but I’m getting calls from recruiters telling me they can get me a lot more money. My question is, when can […]

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Feb 1

You Don’t Actually Have To Retain Everyone!

In 2017, and beyond, employee retention will become a huge focus. Some could argue that employee retention is always an important issue, but during major recessions, it becomes less of a stress for sure. With shifting employee demographics, retention will be a hot item over the next few years as we see more and more […]

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Jan 26

I’m not an “Us” or a “Them”

Politics are ruining my friendships. Look, I don’t really want to know what you care about, because most of us care about crazy shit that others don’t understand, or can’t understand. You getting me to understand your crazy, probably isn’t a good thing! I have true friends who are pro-life. I love these friends. I don’t […]

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Jan 3

T3 – The HR and TA Technology I Reviewed in 2016!

In 2017, I’ll be starting my 4th year of reviewing HR and TA technology solutions (hat tip to my friend William Tincup for getting me started on this path, and hat tip to the OG of reviewing HR and TA Tech, Steve Boese, okay, Joel Cheeseman will probably say he’s the OG, but you get […]

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Dec 1

Notes to HR Vendors #6 – Client Holiday Gift Ideas

I’ve done a few presentations titled something like, “HR Tech Buyers Guide”, “How to Buy HR Tech”, etc. The presentation is designed for HR and TA practitioners to help them become better buyers of HR Tech. To understand the crap that HR and TA Tech vendors do and say to get you to buy stuff […]

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Oct 21

Your Recruitment Strategy Needs Focus!

I’ve been in Chicago a couple of times this fall. The restaurant scene in Chicago is off the charts, just like it is right now in New York, LA, etc. It’s a great time to be a person who loves food! If you like going to new restaurants you’ll find out quickly that the restaurants of […]

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Oct 20

Great Culture in Born from Great Leadership!

You know what doesn’t work but we keep hoping it might? Grassroots culture! The kind of culture where you want your employees to establish. The kind of culture that vendors keep telling you that you must have to be sustainable. The reality is a grassroots culture is mostly chaotic and differs wildly between managers, locations, etc. […]

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Sep 16

Recruiting Secret #5

Everyone wants to know the secret to great recruiting. Candidates want to know how to get into companies. Recruiters want to know each other’s secrets to finding great talent. No one seems to be sharing their secrets, so I thought I might as well fill everyone in… Recruiting Secret #5 I haven’t read a cover […]

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