Buy, Don’t Rent, Your Next Employee

Buy, Don’t Rent, Your Next Employee

Guess what confuses a potential hire more than any other intangible? Despite the courtship, the hospitality, and the grand treatment during the recruiting process, they still don’t know one key nugget of information: “What’s it REALLY like to work...
Hail To The King!

Hail To The King!

The Mrs. and I are truly enjoying our latest binge-watching obsession, Game of Thrones. Amidst some of the more ridiculous developments polluting the main story lines of the “rightful” assumption of the throne, is the lecherous (and humorous) switching of...

Stay Conversations – Merger Attrition

Employee attrition is one of the few solid metrics we can utilize in Human Resources. We can track it, define it, analyze it, and even pair it with a dollar amount to quantify the financial impact. There is some debate as to the percentage of “desired” or...

Don’t Let the Door Hit You…

I can still remember the first time I was asked to do an Exit Interview. I was pretty green, so the thought of speaking to someone who was leaving the company was actually an exciting prospect. Then I conducted the Exit Interview. From that point on, only when ordered...

Stirring Up Staffing…(part 1)

If you want to spark up a real juicy conversation among HR types, ask the following question: “Is HR responsible for turnover?” Then stand back, admire your work, and enjoy the debate that follows. This subject is a sticky wicket – Human Resources rightfully own the...