Tim Sackett

About the Author

Tim Sackett, MS, SPHR is executive vice president of HRU Technical Resources, a contingent staffing firm in Lansing, MI. Tim has 20 years of HR and talent background split evenly between corporate HR gigs among the Fortune 500 and the HR vendor community ? so he gets it from both sides of the desk. A frequent contributor to the talent blog Fistful of Talent, Tim also speaks at many HR conferences and events. Contact him here.

Waking Up to Reality: Why Reference Checks Are a Total Scam

I remember when I started my first job in Talent Acquisition and HR. I totally believed checking references was going to lead me to better, higher quality hires. My HR university program practically drilled into me the belief that “past…

When Employees Quit: Maybe It’s About More Than Just a Bad Boss

Employees don’t leave organizations, they leave  … … BOSSES! Right?! Right? Right? For at least the past two decades, the foundation of employee engagement has been built on this one simple principle. Employees don’t leave organizations, they leave Bad Bosses….