Mediocre People Don't Like High Achievers.and Vice Versa.

The HR Capitalist

Saw this video clip below from Alabama coach Nick Saban and had to share. The real message here is that Alabama Football, led by Saban - which never takes a recruit who isn't elite, period - is headhunting the players and people in his organization that are net negative to the cause. .

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When Turnover Is High But That Means You're World Class.

The HR Capitalist

Football season is upon us, and no one has more people leave them for a better job than University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban. Consider the following stats from Inc: Let's talk about Nick Saban, the head football coach at the University of Alabama. Among other things, his teams have won six national championships (five at Alabama and one when he was the head coach at Louisiana State University). Good leaders attract followers; great leaders create more leaders.

2019 105

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Can Organizations Lead by Darth Vader/Nick Saban Thrive When Leaders Retire?

The HR Capitalist

A good example is Nick Saban, who is the head coach and let's face it, the CEO of the University of Alabama football program. Saban's ruled Alabama Football with an iron fist, and it shows in multiple national championships. Short post today.

2018 131

SUPER BOWL BIG THOUGHT: We Expect the Great Leaders to be in a Bunker, Not Domesticated.

The HR Capitalist

It's a stretch to call me a Patriots fan, but like Alabama and Nick Saban, you have to admire the track record, as well as the total commitment and legendary stories of obsession/long hours/evil mastermindedness (it's a word now). Leadership is a funny thing in many ways. .

2020 125

The More Your Company Wins, the More Great Talent Will Allow You To Coach.

The HR Capitalist

Alabama's football team is coached by Nick Saban - did a post early this week after what a control freak he is. Alabama is playing at Texas A&M. So the onside kick is cleanly fielded by one of Alabama's best players - in a roster full of 5 star recruits - Minkah Fitzpatrick. . I saw this one last weekend. I think you'll enjoy it. Here's your set up. The thing is, if your system gets great results, you have the ability to be a complete control freak.

2017 117

Imposter Syndrome: When's the Last Time You Questioned Your Ability?

The HR Capitalist

John shares that his road trip to Auburn was better than the one he took to Tuscaloosa (Alabama). Uh.Yesterday? Imposter syndrome is real my friends, especially when you're in the middle of a Pandemic.

2020 113

UAB Football Is Dead: Great Leaders Make Great Enemies

The HR Capitalist

Reasons provided by the leadership of UAB state that the program lost too much money and wasn''t sustainable, but most people think it is a power play by the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama System. For those of you outside the state, the University of Alabama System, which includes campuses in Tuscaloosa, Birmingham and Huntsville, is controlled by the same board. But the campus in Birmingham is thriving and i s the 2nd biggest employer in the state of Alabama. .

2014 149

Google Lists America’s Most Misspelled Words: Wisconsin’s is Surprising

Evil HR Lady

If you don’t want to stare at the map, here’s a list: Alabama: Pneumonia. Is there a word you just can’t remember how to spell? My word is “occasionally.” ” I can never remember if it’s one c and a double s or one s and a double c. Thank goodness for spell checkers. I’m not alone in misspelling an occasional word.

Additional Taxes On BCBS Bills Itemized and Attributed to Obamacare.

HR Capitalist

Now we know, thanks to BCBS of Alabama. More from : "Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama wants its customers to know that taxes on health insurance have increased due to the Affordable Care Act. . To convey that message, BCBS of Alabama will list those federal tax increases as a separate line item on consumer bills, according to NPR, citing a Kaiser Health News report. . I''ve been a little late to jump on the Obamacare bashing bandwagon.

This Week’s GOOD News in the Workplace


Don’t just rock your next concert, work it with Pelham, Alabama’s Event Operations Group : Company has 1,000 South Alabama openings in concert staff, security and more. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

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Nick Saban Is a Steve Jobs-Type Control Freak: Exhibit 63

The HR Capitalist

In sports, consider Alabama football coach Nick Saban. For the uninitiated, Saban is the head football coach at the University of Alabama, who has built a dominating machine in college football. Hell, this might even be an associate/assistant AD at Alabama, because that's how much power Nick Saban has. The sports world follows the business world in a lot of ways. There's talent considerations, managing performance and more.

2017 81

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was shared with us by Maxine of Dothan, Alabama, “just a few miles from the Florida borderline.” “Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent people ignore.” ” – Albert Einstein. In an age in which feeling offended seems so common a feeling, sometimes by accident, sometimes it even seems intentionally, how should you respond?

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was sent to us by Alicia of Enterprise, Alabama, who shares that she keeps this quote on her desk. “Sure the world breeds monsters, but kindness grows just as wild.” ” – Mary Karb. Seem like a cold, dark and dangerous world, whether on the news or at work? It’s sometimes hard to argue with that view. But consider, too, the innumerable acts of random kindness and compassion people perform each day.

2016 100

College Recruiting: Know Who Your Are and Where You Fit As a Company (Make Relative Deprivation Work for You).

The HR Capitalist

If you're new to the game, remember that there's a lot of talent that doesn't get touched by this process, but you're going to have to go to places like Kennesaw State, Wayne State, North Alabama, West Georgia, etc. -

2018 128

The Most Popular Corporate Jargon by State

Evil HR Lady

Here’s the most often used jargon in each state: Alabama — Value add. We love to use business jargon, even though 88 percent of Americans have only pretended to understand jargon spouted by a co-worker. However, apparently, we don’t use the same jargon in every state. Textio looked through over a million job postings and pulled out the jargon most popular in each state.

2017 126

KARMA: Don't Spit Into the Wind.

HR Capitalist

You know the drill by now - The Iron Bowl is college football, Alabama vs Auburn in the annual grudge match. The 2013 version was #1 Alabama (dynasty) vs #4 Auburn (always the underdog in this matchup). . It looked to be going to overtime until Alabama coach Nick Saban made a classic decision that ignited "Karma". An Alabama player stepped out of bounds and it looked like time had expired. That''s what Alabama got.

5 Steps to Take in the Wake of a Data Security Breach

Evil HR Lady

As Fortune points out, only Alabama, New Mexico and South Dakota do not have data breach laws. Equifax, Target and Yahoo each suffered a massive data security breach that made their customers vulnerable. While you may think you are safe because your customer data isn’t nearly as interesting as these giant corporations, nothing could be farther from the truth. Hackers love small businesses because they tend to be easier to attack.

2018 110

Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Ms. Career Girl

These states include Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The post Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Last week, Indiana Governor, Mike Pence privately signed the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act “RFRA” into law.

FALLING INTO HR WEEK: One Kid's Path Into the Rock and Roll Lifestyle of HR.

The HR Capitalist

It’s a doozy: 1--I graduated from Northeast Missouri State (now Truman State) and automatically started a career as a young Division 1 college basketball coach at UAB (University of Alabama-Birmingham), because that’s how great HR is born, right?

2018 139

Why Stellar Employees Sell Themselves Short in the Job Search

The Job Quest

A clear example of this is a story I read last week about a brain surgeon in Alabama who walked six miles in a snowstorm to perform life-saving surgery on a patient in another hospital. I realize that other parts of the country (including Wisconsin, where I live) were hit harder than the southern states, but consider: This is Alabama.

2014 174

Why It’s Important To Your Career To Read Foreign Based Media

Ms. Career Girl

You can tag stories with a thumb up or down and it learns what you like, although it’s not perfect at knowing whether your nixing Alabama politics or some other element of the article. Dorothy said it first. This isn’t Kansas, Toto. Gone are the days when you can do life by catching the front page of your local paper or five minutes of the TV news. including weather.

2018 132

“Short Answers on Saturdays”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Jackson, Alabama. Though I am not licensed to practice law in Alabama, my review of Alabama law suggests that your husband’s boss can, indeed, fire him if he refuses to work the additional overtime on Saturdays.

2011 153

College Recruiting: Know Who You Are and Where You Fit As a Company (Make Relative Deprivation Work for You).

The HR Capitalist

If you're new to the game, remember that there's a lot of talent that doesn't get touched by this process, but you're going to have to go to places like Kennesaw State, Wayne State, North Alabama, West Georgia, etc. -

2018 88

How Your HR Coordinator Can Steal 200K From Your Company.

The HR Capitalist

According to a report by Alabama Media Group, Steele worked at the Walmart store in Hoover between 2000 and 2017 as a personnel coordinator. HR Coordinators who read my blog - don't do this. No matter how dumb you may feel the person/organization you work for is, you'll eventually pay the price. Of course, you'll have some nice vacations leading up to that. You'll also probably have a nicer place as well. In addition, wait. I'm off track.

2018 128

How Foresight Can Make a Difference


Southwire, the leader in manufacturing of wire and cable for power transmission, is located in West Georgia, between Atlanta and the Alabama border. Working with to local school systems, one in Georgia and one in Alabama, they identify students who are at risk of dropping out and they put them in a program called 12 for Life. I write and talk about the importance of HR professionals being “practical futurists.”

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Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


GET THE INSIDE SCOOP AT THE 2015 HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN LAS VEGAS! I can’t believe are less than 2 weeks away from the 2015 HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. We’re knee deep in pre-conference content strategy for #HRTechConf where we’ll bring you the best insights into what you can expect at three different events in Vegas in one week. Yes, three events which are the HR Tech Tank, IAEWS Fall Congress and the HR Technology Conference.

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Download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas & the SHRM Annual Conf #SHRM15


Over the past few weeks we’ve had numerous Facebook messages, emails, and texts into our secret club asking when we’d be launching our annual guide for the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition happening next month. If you’re headed to SHRM and you’d like all the resources necessary to make SHRM and your visit to Las Vegas a success, you’re in luck!

HR as Big Data Marketers: "The Top Half of Our College Recruiting Class of 2009 Now Earns an Average of $109K Per Year".

HR Capitalist

Nick Saban and Alabama Football are using this in their recruiting pitches. Alabama could say that the top 10% of the Tide''s 2012 team went on to sign contracts worth 51 million. Want to get the attention of someone in your next College Recruiting class? Start thinking like a marketer and find stats that wow them. Take the title of this blog post: "The Top Half of Our College Recruiting Class of 2009 Now Earns an Average of $109K Per Year".

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This Week???s Good News in the #Workplace


Georgia-Pacific construction will spur 600 Brewton, Alabama jobs : Wood products maker investing $375 million in Brewton plant. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people dont really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays were bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

2014 103

This Week’s GOOD News in the #Workplace


Tuscaloosa, Alabama job fair to focus on food service : Bama Dining alone looking to fill 250 positions. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

2014 97

Jobs that Don’t Look Like Work

Resume Bear

With states like Alabama having more than one third of their skilled labor force over age 55 and nearing retirement, the country is in dire need of support for a revitalized and skilled labor force.

2011 235

Download Your 2015 Guide Las Vegas for #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


It’s arrived. The most anticipated guide filled with nuggets of wisdom, insights, where to go and what to do in Las Vegas during the HR Technology Conference. It’s sponsored by our friends, Talent Objects. This guide is filled with information about cabbing it in Vegas, shows to see, restaurants to enjoy and what to do when you aren’t at the HR Technology Conference.

Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide


Make sure to download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas and the SHRM Annual Conference Whitepaper while you’re waiting for the VIP Party Guide to launch! . Get the Inside Scoop at the SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas! I can’t believe are 6 weeks away from the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

5 Tips To Help You Decide On Your College Major

Ms. Career Girl

You may, for instance, have been inspired by reading about Rosa Parks, the young black woman who refused give up her bus seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama for a white person and sparked a nationwide outcry to end segregation in all public facilities. Big decisions shape the course of our lives, and the biggest one you face as a young person in high school is choosing a college major. It may not appear to be a big decision because you are always free to change your mind.

2017 148

Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15


SHRM15 is literally within a week and if you’ve never been you’re in for a treat! This year we’ve put together another one of our ultimate guides to the conference and Las Vegas. Whether you’re going to SHRM to network or you’re going because it’s a free trip to Vegas (let’s face it, some of you reading this are thinking just that!) we have you covered!

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


AlabamaAlabama Department of Labor . Workers Compensation Definition. Workers compensation is defined as a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee’s right to sue his or her employer for the tort of negligence.

3 Careers a Business Degree Can Help You Get Into

Corn on the Job

Establishments like the University of Alabama Birmingham have online bachelor’s degree and master’s degree programs that you can enroll in. There may be many people who question whether a degree in business can help them kick start their career.

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The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

States : Alabama ( Once upon a time, before the days of Facebook, was a series of computer network systems called USENET. Usenet was (more or less) an online forum without frills as all you could do was post text and share files (mostly pictures).

DOL Provides $27 Million to Help Workers Displaced by Oil Spill

Resume Bear

The states are Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi. Alabama and Mississippi each will receive $5 million.

2010 232

PICTURE: Why Older Generations Hate Younger Generations.

HR Capitalist

Context of email from the Capitalist (In my best NFL Films Frozen Tundra Voice): It was a cold day on the slightly frozen kudzu of Central Alabama. . Capitalist Note after the email chain below. -- From: Kris Dunn To: Angela Dunn Subject: RE: WINNING!!! . That is classic. He's waiting on me. ####! On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 11:29 AM, Angela Dunn wrote: WINNING! Forwarded message - From: Amy Date: Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 8:48 AM Subject: forward to your boys! To: Angela Dunn .

What it Takes to Go from War-Torn Iran to Successful Entrepreneur in America

Ms. Career Girl

He currently works with one that is a junior at the University of Michigan, another at the University of Alabama, and with a team at the USC Marshal School of Business Incubator Program, as well as a few others. Successful serial entrepreneur is shining example of an immigrant living the American Dream. NEWPORT BEACH, California – ( September 13, 2017 ) – Those who know business statistics know how difficult it can be to have a thriving business in America.

Unions and the Battle for Hearts and Minds


Here is what the campaign rhetoric looks like in the ongoing campaign at the Mercedes plant in Vance Alabama: Welcome to UAW-MBUSI Organizing! Two sides to the same equation. The UAW loss of their union representation election at Volkswagen made national headlines a couple of weeks ago.

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Dress Codes and Grooming Codes in the Workplace


According to attorney Lee Tankle ,with McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC’s, the EEOC has sued an Alabama insurance company on the basis of an employee’s dreadlocks hair style. Do you have the right to specify how your employees must dress and look when they are at work? Everyone who says “yes” raise your right hand. Everyone who says “no” raise you left hand. Everyone says “it depends” raise both hands. Everyone in that last group pat yourself on the back. Here is why “it depends.”.

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