On episode 90 of the HR Famous podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Jessica Lee, and Kris Dunn come together to discuss characters on HBO’s Succession, wearing company-branded apparel on Zoom calls to attempt to build culture, and increases in health-insurance costs. Listen (click this link if you don’t see the player) and be
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Predictive analytics means one of two things. The common meaning among analytics professionals is that it involves some kind of statistical model. This model could be based on anything from multiple regression to machine learning. The usual example is flight risk. We see which factors are associated with someone quitting, and then we can look
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I’ve spent my career dedicated to learning and employee growth at a variety of organizations, from a global Fortune 200 IT company to now spearheading learning for Kershaw County, my local government. My dedication to learning and education began at the university level, but my understanding of the value of training and workplace learning came
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It’s the stuff of rock-n-roll legend: In their peak touring days, Van Halen’s contract required every concert venue to place bowls of M&Ms in their backstage dressing rooms — with absolutely no brown pieces. Though the request comes across as needlessly finicky, it served an important purpose: When band or crew members spotted brown M&Ms
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It’s the stuff of rock-n-roll legend: In their peak touring days, Van Halen’s contract required every concert venue to place bowls of M&Ms in their backstage dressing rooms — with absolutely no brown pieces. Though the request comes across as needlessly finicky, it served an important purpose: When band or crew members spotted brown M&Ms
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Welcome to “The Most Interesting HR Stories of the Week,” a weekly post that features talent insights and information from around the web to kick off your weekend. Here’s what’s of interest this week: Three Workplace Activists Were Making Waves at Apple. All Three Are Now Gone. This is a story about employee activism at
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Welcome to “The Most Interesting Recruiting Stories of the Week,” a weekly post that features talent acquisition insights and information from around the web to kick off your weekend. Here’s what’s of interest this week: Take It From a Trucker: There’s No Trucker Shortage. It’s a Pay Shortage “The trucking industry has blamed a driver
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Unions are making big headlines as businesses grapple with the labor shortage and employees leverage their power and forge ahead with collective bargaining. They are trying to make inroads when it comes to compensation and benefits. Now is the time to strike. One of the most notable, relevant stories in the news is about workers
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Recruitment is really very similar to marketing and sales in terms of workflow. Marketing delivers qualified leads then sales follows up on them. If there are not enough qualified leads, sales complains about marketing. If insufficient leads are converted into sales, sales can (really) only blame themselves, but sometimes they’ll chide marketing for poor lead
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On episode 88 of the HR Famous podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Jessica Lee, and Kris Dunn come together to discuss gifted book recommendations, letting employees hire for new roles, and helping your children negotiate job offers. Source link
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“There is something to be said about the Willy Lomans of the world,” Derek Zeller wrote in an ERE article four years ago. Willy Loman, of course, is the tragic main character in Arthur Miller’s classic play “Death of a Salesman.” Derek’s article title, “Death of a Recruiter? I Don’t Think So,” is a play
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Interview scheduling is a micro-niche activity that penetrates our attention because we all must do it and it can be a surprisingly headachy time waster. You would think that scheduling interviews would be automated by now.  And sure enough, we do have tools; indeed, most ATSs have some sort of scheduler. The problem is: Most
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It’s no secret that the workforce is changing quickly. The traditional office space has been replaced by a mix of remote work and on-site collaboration with more companies moving towards this remote model every day. The trend isn’t just about saving money — it’s about attracting talent in an increasingly competitive global market for top
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Let’s be honest. Your company and its leaders are going to make mistakes. Your executives will initiate an ill-considered change effort, managers will fail to recognize a star employee, or HR will fail to enforce a policy. Regardless of the particulars, even the most brilliant and well-intentioned companies and leaders are going to make errors.
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Earlier this year, Lattice surveyed over 700 HR professionals to better understand their challenges and priorities. The resulting 2021 State of People Strategy Report found that 42% of HR teams cited emotional exhaustion and burnout as their top challenges. They also said that they’re feeling overwhelmed and understaffed. Considering how critical these teams will be
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