Talent Mismatch & Dating

I don’t buy into the trope that looking for a job is like dating. Nothing could be further from the truth. While both are miserable, you have more power when you date. You have the option to say no and decline further contact. Can’t do that with your job. But I had breakfast with a…

Men Behaving Badly

I’m about to kick off my Men Behaving Badly 2018 world tour. (The first person to tell me “not all men” gets banned for life.) The tour begins in New York City where I’ll be joined by Kate Bischoff to talk about sexual harassment in the art community. Then it’s off to Boston for further…

Rebooting My Punk Rock HR Career

“Another Ruettimann video?” Yeah, man, another video. I want to relaunch my Punk Rock HR speaking career without calling myself Punk Rock HR. Your interaction (or lack thereof) helps me to understand what works, what doesn’t, and how my fans consume media. It’s also practice. Over the past three years, I’ve worked on consulting projects…

Let’s Fix Work

I’ve been working on a podcast idea. I’m calling it “Let’s Fix Work.” I’ll talk to people who have ideas on how to fix work. It’s not a super-complicated concept. Work sucks for most of us. The people closest to a problem are the ones well-equipped to solve it. Let’s talk to normal people in…