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Post date: November 17, 2020
With hiring decisions often made in five minutes after a single interview and based on nothing more than a gut “coin flip,” what has been the outcome? According to research from BambooHR, an HR software company in Salt Lake City, about one-third of new hires quit within the first six months, with...
Post date: April 1, 2021
In 2019, Alan Jope did something that few chief executives do.  Standing in front of a crowd of journalists, the boss of Unilever—the company behind Marmite, Magnums and Dove—announced the company was no longer interested in brands within its portfolio that failed to have some kind of a positive...
Post date: July 23, 2019
In an economy where the competition for competent workers has reached war-like proportions, finding new ways to bring top talent on board can create significant competitive advantage. One talent pool that companies sometimes overlook is the community of professional freelancers and contract workers...
Post date: April 26, 2017
If you’ve read one article about hiring and engaging with Millennials, you’ve read them all. Most focus on Millennials who are hyper-focused on changing the world, who value work-life balance and feedback, above all else, and who, on the more negative side, are entitled, lazy, and uninspired. While...
Post date: September 27, 2018
Employee engagement has become a major initiative in organizations attempting to improve their performance. It makes sense: Engaged employees are committed and more likely to volunteer their energy toward organizational goals. How to create this energy is not as clear. We believe the key to...
Post date: December 6, 2016
A key premise of Fearless HR: Driving Business Results is that a profession endeavoring to change must confront its past before embarking on its future. For the HR profession, you don’t have to look very far to see remnants of a somewhat checkered past. Despite numerous recent examples of HR...
Post date: August 20, 2019
“Can you help us hire for culture fit?” is a question I receive on a weekly basis. The real question companies should be asking is “Should we hire for culture fit and if so, how?” Many organizations believe that the ability of new hires to “fit” within the company culture directly impacts their job...
Post date: February 22, 2018
Between the rapid evolution of technology, an unprecedented emphasis on company culture, and new multi-generational dynamics popping up in the workplace, the field of human resources is experiencing quite the renaissance. While many of these trends have been at play for the past couple of years,...
Post date: February 2, 2021
In the coming decade, the winners will be companies that build the best software—which really means, the companies with the best software developers.  As leaders, it’s our job to connect the company’s greater mission to the work our technical teams are doing. Everybody has parts of their job they...
Post date: August 16, 2018
Whether you know it or not, you are using artificial intelligence (AI) every day. You may be listening to your personalized playlist on Spotify or using Waze to navigate your route in traffic. These companies have developed a highly personalized user experience powered by AI technology. So while...