Tag: Hollywood

All the Money in the World: Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Williams, and Wage Disparity Issues

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the ongoing Hollywood reckoning, Kevin Spacey’s downfall was swift following accusations from Anthony Rapp that Spacey sexually assaulted him at the age of 14. Since Rapp came forward, several others have joined him in accusing Spacey of sexual misconduct and predatory behavior. Netflix suspended production of […]

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And the Oscar goes to … tips for evaluating employee performance outside of Tinsel Town

Awards season is upon us and soon all of Hollywood will gather to celebrate its most talented actors and actresses, as determined by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.  Who will win the Oscar?  While this question is being volleyed about and fiercely debated among Internet pundits and armchair critics, the nominees themselves […]

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A scar is born

On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon the other night, the host and Matthew McConaughey competed to see who could throw the most footballs at the other guy’s face. Not his physical face, of course, but glass plates printed with each guy’s face. Toward the end, McConaughey steps in front of Fallon as he is […]

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The Seduction of Culture: A Review of Disney War and Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story

HR practicioner Paul Knoch reviews the books Conspiracy Of Fools by Kurt Eichenwald and Disney War by James Stewart . The review examines both books’ tales of “corporate culture gone awry” and argues that they should be lessons to HR. Both Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story by Kurt Eichenwald and Disney War by James […]

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Phyllis and Bob’s Wedding

LITIGATION VALUE: $ 0.00 First off, let’s hear it for the HR Hero in last night’s episode. As he put it, “Toby, yeah!” I’m not sure what is going to happen with that story line, but it can’t be good that Hollywood thinks it’s funny for the HR manager to land an attractive model. Or […]

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