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Hiring is like a Tango

“Could you win a tango competition by placing an ad for a dance partner, and then, before the dance, using a written test to determine your “fit” with each applicant? Of course not. So why would you hire that way?” – Bob Corlett
 

My Love Letter To Managers

On November 1, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, Industry Analysis, Leadership, Maren Hogan, by Maren Hogan
“Read any articles about struggling employees, companies or retention and you’ll soon find that whatever the issue is, and I do mean whatever, the answer is to blame the manager.” – Maren Hogan
 

Don’t Assume: Find Out What Is Real

Susan LaMotte discusses the cost of HR policies that rely on leadership assumptions that are out of touch or based on outdated employment experience.
 

There is no “action” in your action plans

On August 6, 2018, in Engagement, HRExaminer, Leadership, Mary Faulkner, by Mary Faulkner
“It sounds good to have an action plan, right? But action plans can be the ultimate check-the-box activity.” Mary Faulkner explores some of the main reasons why your action plans may not be resulting in real action.
 

When Companies Stop Innovating

The way to tell when a company has stopped innovating is when it starts filing lawsuits to protect the status quo.
 

Follow the Right Rabbit

“HR is tasked with a new mission. A mission requiring new skills and new thinking. Yet it is still tasked with the old mission. And as a department, as a profession and as individuals – HR is trying to chase both rabbits.” -Paul Hebert
 

Discrimination vs. Reality

On June 25, 2018, in Discrimination, Diversity, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Heather Bussing
Creating an inclusive, diverse, and successful work place is not about getting every decision perfect. It’s about fairness, openness, and care.
 

Why Best Practices Suck

“Shouldn’t we learn from others and determine the most effective way to reach our goals, benchmark our progress, and achieve success? Best practices are only best if you’re just practicing. And I have no clue what a benchmark really is, or what you do with one.” – Heather Bussing
 

The Tao of HR

On June 4, 2018, in Dwane Lay, Editorial Advisory Board, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dwane Lay
When employees have their needs met before they are realized, a magical thing happens. They perform better.
 

Sentinel Employees

On May 24, 2018, in Editorial Advisory Board, HR Scoop, HRExaminer, Leadership, Paul Hebert, Retention, by Paul Hebert
“Canaries are called sentinel species. Your organization is an ecosystem as well. And you too have sentinel species. You may not know it. You may not have identified them yet. But they are there.” – Paul Hebert