HR Capitalist Definitions: "Bespoke" (as Used in Corporate America)

I'll start you off with the regular definition, which is what you know:   ————————————————– be·spoke /bəˈspōk/   –made for a particular customer or user. "a bespoke suit"   –making or selling bespoke goods, especially clothing. "bespoke tailors"————————————————–   Sounds awesome, right? You're going to customize it to fit me? Could not be better! Thank…

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THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E2 – MCLOVIN: WORKPLACE DATING AND HOOKUPS

NOTE FROM KD: Back with episode 2 of “The HR Famous Podcast”. Take a listen and we’ll be back on a weekly basis. See player below (email subscribers click through if you don’t see it), and please hit iTunes, Spotify and Google Play to subscribe so you get notified whenever there’s a new show on your phone. Click here for Episode…

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MORE MUSIC TO WORK BY: Anna Meredith

Who out there likes to work to music? When you're working on your laptop, music can either help or hurt your attention.  For me, it's always felt better to have the TV in the background as music has generally interrupted my flow. I've found exceptions to that rule – most notably, the soundtrack from the movie "The…

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THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: e1 – Who Is HR Famous?

NOTE FROM KD: Here's a new podcast from me, Tim Sackett and Jessica Lee called "The HR Famous Podcast". Take a listen and we'll be back on a weekly basis. See player below (email subscribers click through if you don't see it), and please hit iTunes, Spotify and Google Play to subscribe so you get…

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Cards Against Humanity Buys Small Company, Makes It Employee-Owned…

Interesting pull from the news for you today with a little Capitalist analysis. You've heard of Cards Against Humanity. Have you heard of a acqui-hire?  It goes a little something like this: ac·qui·hire /ˌakwiˈhīr/ noun noun: acqui-hire 1. an act or instance of buying out a company primarily for the skills and expertise of its staff,…

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