Missed Single Tasking Day Due to Multi-tasking

Today's guest post is from our board member John Hollon, VP of Editorial at TLNT.com.  If I hadn't been multi-tasking yesterday, I might have posted this on time.  Read on for some advice on slowing down to get more done. You know what I like most about February? The President’s Day holiday. I used to … Continue reading Missed Single Tasking Day Due to Multi-tasking

How Mobile Is Your HR Technology? How Mobile Should It Be?

Workforce Institute board members Sharlyn Lauby and John Hollon joined me for a discussion of how quickly mobile technology is transforming HR.  John is Vice President for Editorial at ERE Media, the go-to source for information and conferences in the human resources and recruiting industries; and Sharlyn is the HR Bartender and President of ITM … Continue reading How Mobile Is Your HR Technology? How Mobile Should It Be?

John Hollon on Office Romances

Today's guest post is from our board member John Hollon, VP for Editorial at TLNT.com.  Lots of people have office romances.  Do they ever come to a good end?  Read on for John's take on the topic. February is the month that everyone seems to focus on workplace romance, and we can all thank Valentine’s … Continue reading John Hollon on Office Romances

Is There Ever Too Much Employee Engagement?

Gallup recently released the results of their latest State of the American Workplace poll regarding employee job satisfaction and engagement.  The headlines from this research indicate that 30% of the nation’s workers were actively engaged and inspired in their jobs last year. Eighteen percent are actively disengaged and the remaining 52% are just hanging in … Continue reading Is There Ever Too Much Employee Engagement?

Are you as creative on the job as your excuses for playing hooky?

Our board member John Hollon, Vice President for Editorial of TLNT.com, muses on how to channel worker creativity.  What works for you? It’s not a secret that employees can be incredibly creative when they want to be. The big issue is getting them to be equally creative, in a positive way, when they’re on the … Continue reading Are you as creative on the job as your excuses for playing hooky?

Talking About Engagement with John Hollon

I talked to John Hollon today about employee engagement.  John's a VP at TLNT.com and a longtime board member at the Workforce Institute.  He's spent a lot of time thinking and writing about the importance of employee engagement, including in his chapter in Elements of Successful Organizations. Here at Kronos, we recently received the results … Continue reading Talking About Engagement with John Hollon

If Charlie Sheen can do it, you can too…

Today's guest blog post is submitted by our board member, John Hollon, Vice President for Editorial of TLNT.com.  In a dramatic recent example of candidate sourcing via social media channels, Charlie Sheen sent out a tweet to get a social media intern and within 24 hours had 90,000 applications.  On a more serious note, per … Continue reading If Charlie Sheen can do it, you can too…