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Workology

  • newEp 248: How to Help Remote Teams Be Productive
    Right now, we’re all looking for ideas to help our teams who are suddenly dispersed and working from home due to the coronavirus. How do we train employees who have never worked remotely? How do we...Workology is the art and science of work, HR a…
    - 19 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 5:17pm -
  • new4 Different Types of Job Evaluation Methods HR Leaders Need to Know
    Are you looking for digital HR Certification courses? Look no further than Workology’s Ace the HR Exam course.  Another challenging topic for HR leaders to grasp and understand in preparation for...Workology is the art and science of work, HR a…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 20, 3:14pm -
  • Ep 247: Secrets Of HR Technology Implementation
    Today’s podcast is part of a new series on the Workology Podcast focused on the role and responsibilities of the Chief Human Resources Officer, or CHRO. The CHRO is an executive or C-level role that...Workology is the art and science of work, HR…
    - 13 days ago, 8 Oct 20, 5:17pm -
  • Accepting #HRTech Applications Are for Virtual HR Analyst Day
    With in-person events being cancelled for the foreseeable future, I wanted to offer a way for HR technology companies and services to connect with me and other influencers and analysts. In the past,...Workology is the art and science of work, HR an…
    - 15 days ago, 6 Oct 20, 2:17pm -
  • How to Make the Most of Downtime at Work
    Americans work longer and harder than virtually every other developed economy in the world. As a nation, we don’t seem to get much downtime. Perhaps that’s why it can be so challenging to find ways...Workology is the art and science of work, HR…
    - 16 days ago, 5 Oct 20, 3:09pm -

HROS Case Studies

Dawn H. Burke Blog

  • WorkHuman Live Stream Coming w/ Trevor Noah
    If you like learning and development opportunities, staying in your pajamas and The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah – I’ve got something for you… I love sharing great learning opportunities with the TA/HR/Leadership community. Especially FREE ones.…
    - 5 May 20, 3:09pm -
  • THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E8 Video Work Meetings: Winning On ZOOM w guest, Dawn Burke
    You’re life has been taken over by Zoom. And I LOVE it! I’ve been using Zoom for years, and although I hate the circumstances we are under, I love that a whole lot of you have been pushed into the fantastic world of video conferencing. There are…
    - 21 Apr 20, 5:50pm -
  • THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E7 – COVID-19 + WORK FROM HOME (WFH) ADVICE WITH DAWN BURKE
    Hello All! Can’t think of a better way to get things re-rolling with the DBHR blog than to share a great podcast you NEED to follow. I had the great pleasure of co-hosting a few episodes with my palls (see below), that share some tips on how we all…
    - 9 Apr 20, 6:53pm -
  • Cultures of Appreciation Require Training The “Giver”
    At the Workhuman Conference, SVP, Derek Irvine shared an incredible stat. When asked “what is the one thing you would change in your organization’s culture,” data from their recognition software stated: Foster A Culture of Appreciation. Of cour…
    - 19 Mar 19, 3:02pm -
  • Best way to celebrate International Women’s Day, Quit Saying Your Sorry
    I am a woman. I’ve navigated a successful HR career. I’ve lead HR Boards. I’ve helped create award-winning workplaces. I’ve spoken internationally on HR/Leadership topics. And, I still have the habit of saying sorry when it’s not warranted.…
    - 8 Mar 19, 4:35pm -
  • Did You Forget Employee Appreciation Day?! How to Make Thanks A Ritual
    Every first Friday in March is the unofficially observed employee appreciation day. You forgot, didn’t you. I’ve got a secret to share. If you make “thanks” a part of your…I don’t know… everyday leadership practice, it is ok if you acci…
    - 4 Mar 19, 3:30pm -

Micheal Vandervort

  • 1500 Shows on DriveThruHR, wtf?
    Here is a list of the ten of the world’s most endangered animals. Javan Rhinoceros…Vaquita. Mountain gorillas. …Tigers. …Asian elephants. …Orangutans. …Leatherback sea turtles. …Snow leopards. Your odds of seeing any or all of these ani…
    - 21 days ago, 30 Sep 20, 10:42pm -
  • All the Feels
    I overslept today and missed my 6:05 am flight out of Greensboro. I was honestly exhausted and the extra sleep was nice. The next flight doesn’t leave until 11:20 AM which means that I have some time to share a few thoughts from the past week. My m…
    - 5 Jul 20, 12:33pm -
  • What a year
    It’s been one year since I wrote my last post on this blog. That is hard to believe. My motivation to do more writing still is lacking. That is all.The post What a year appeared first on Michael VanDervort.
    - 25 May 20, 5:10pm -
  • Caregiving and Work
    I’m in Florida dealing with elder care issues this week. If you are looking for something to add to your employee offerings, talking to people about the realities of elder care in today’s society and offering some benefits seems like a ripe oppor…
    - 24 May 19, 3:10pm -
  • HR Florida, Celebrating 40 Years!
    HR Florida, Celebrating 40 Years! Did you know that HR Florida is celebrating their 40th-anniversary event in Orlando next week?  It’s not too late to register.  That’s amazing.   I’m a huge fan of HR Florida, the state chapter for SHRM. …
    - 22 Aug 18, 4:20pm -
  • The #SHRM18 Podcast Extravaganza @DriveThruHR
    Meeting the #SHRM18 Bloggers via #DTHR Podcast (part two) Podcast sponsored by CUE Inc.  and ClearCompany On February 16th, I had an idea.  In fact, I posted on the wall of a Facebook group that SHRM created for the members of the social media team…
    - 14 Jun 18, 9:31pm -

Arcadia HR Solutions

  • Can’t Give Raises – Should You Cancel Performance Reviews
    A common discussion that we have been having with clients lately centers around their inability to provide pay increases for employees due to the downturn in business. They wonder if it is worth doing performance reviews at all since employees are go…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 20, 1:00pm -
  • Looking to Increase Employee Productivity? Help Them Focus on What Makes Them Productive.
    For a long time after starting this business, I was of the mindset that I always had to be hustling. If I had daylight hours where I wasn’t focused on building the business, I was failing. This flew right in the face of the fact that I started the…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Oct 20, 1:00pm -
  • What Leaders Forget When Working with Employees
    When leaders need to hire, they first look at a resume. When leaders need to assign work, they do so based on skill set and past performance. When leaders promote, they consider potential leadership skills. In each of these situations leaders forget…
    - 21 days ago, 30 Sep 20, 1:00pm -
  • Improve SMB Employee Engagement with a Communication Strategy
    A few weeks ago I started talking about workplace communication by calling out one universal truth about it. The fact that no one talks to each other….at least not well. When I first started working with startups and small businesses, I thought the…
    - 28 days ago, 23 Sep 20, 1:00pm -
  • Three Things that Hinder Effective Communication
    I’ve been on a bit of a communication kick recently. Mostly because I’m amazed at how no one talks to each other. Individuals working next to one another, or on a zoom call all day, and yet, share little of what they actually need to. It’s the…
    - 42 days ago, 9 Sep 20, 1:00pm -

Robin Schooling Blog

  • Sleeping with the Enemy: When HR and Payroll Make the Worst Bedfellows
    A dear friend is starting a new job today as an HR Manager – joining a company with ~300 employees. It’s a cool opportunity with a cool company and she’ll be doing all the typical human resources stuff – workforce planning and recruiting, tot…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Oct 20, 2:54pm -
  • No HR (background) For You! Next!
    Yesterday I felt the need to respond to a post on LinkedIn (lord knows why) that led off with the statement “You don’t need to have a background in HR to lead HR” and then linked to this article. Loads of happy-clappy folks chimed in about how…
    - 12 days ago, 9 Oct 20, 12:59pm -
  • HR Conversations and HR Community: #InternationalPodcastDay
    For the last two years I’ve been a co-host on Drive thru HR – an HR industry podcast that’s been on the air since 2010 – before we even called it then podcasts! We continue to be a bit of an old school throwback too – we do the shows “l…
    - 21 days ago, 30 Sep 20, 2:00pm -
  • It’s Not Them. It’s Us.
    I’m sitting here at the 5+-month mark since my state first implemented #StayAtHome orders. Since then, as has occurred across the globe, we’ve moved into new phases (“woo hoo! restaurants and hair salons are open!”) and then dialed back whe…
    - 89 days ago, 24 Jul 20, 2:01pm -
  • The Importance of Using the “Write” Language
    “I’m going to issue a write-up.” “He should be written up.” “Her manager is going to give her a write up.” “HR must be present when a manager gives an employee a write-up.” “Should I write-up this employee?” “The employee refu…
    - 97 days ago, 16 Jul 20, 1:00pm -

HR Tech Girl

  • Recruitment Yarns: Learn|Share|Thrive | Collaborate
    Last year I attended Recruitment Yarns. This is not my usual forum, so I had to think whether my attendance would add value to my own learning as well as my understanding of recruitment industry. But I can confirm that it did both of those things. So…
    - 2 Sep 19, 11:23am -
  • Experience Design and Persistence: The key ingredients for HR Tech implementations
    At a recent HR Leadership roundtable, amongst some really great company, wine tasting and in cold pouring rain, the topic was certainly hot “What does it take to go on a HR Technology journey?” Is it just great technology, AI, Data, Mobile first,…
    - 31 Aug 19, 9:02am -
  • Visible | Accountable | Sustainable: Performance & Talent Management
    Has performance management really changed that much since World War I? I would have to say Yes, but not because of the new fads making headlines. The companies and leaders that have successfully led people towards a shared purpose will beg to differ…
    - 19 Mar 18, 6:23am -
  • Is BYOS the next frontier for #HRTech?
    The words BYOD are no longer new to anyone. In fact with most companies allowing, encouraging and providing support for various devices, it is now expected that most employees will bring one or more devices to work and use them for work. However, wha…
    - 28 Jan 18, 9:30am -
  • AI for Dummies
    What is it? Artificial Intelligence, as wiki describes it, is “any device that perceives its environment and takes actions that maximize its chance of success at some goal.” It goes on to provide other definitions, but I like this derivation “a…
    - 8 Jan 18, 8:15am -
  • Pre-hire Assessments Redefined
    Wow, that turned out to be the wrong person for the job! Felt this way after recruiting someone you hired recently? I have and I know I am not alone. This happens more often than it should in the hiring process. Most companies make candidates go thro…
    - 7 Dec 17, 10:48pm -

PeopleGoal Blog

  • Training Materials: PeopleGoal
    A fully interactive training guide for PeopleGoal covering basic employee activities, manager activities and administration activities.
    - 22 Apr 15, 12:00am -
  • Employee engagement ideas 2015
    Engaged employees can form high performing teams and high performing teams lead organizations to outperform their goals in comparison to companies with low employee engagement.
    - 16 Feb 15, 12:00am -
  • Workplace Trends 2015: The year of collaboration
    The workplace trends in 2015 are changing towards a culture of collaboration. Employees are no longer want to be told what to do but they can use their ideas to solve problems. Millennial managers approach is to listen, understand and promote team wo…
    - 15 Feb 15, 12:00am -
  • Employee engagement: The secret recipe
    Organizations with high employee engagement are more likely to outperform those with low employee engagement because engaged employees are more committed and motivated to their work.
    - 16 Jul 14, 12:00am -
  • A case for continuous and connected employee performance management
    PeopleGoal connects goals, feedback and reviews in a unique way. At the beginning of the performance cycle employees set goals and explain how they plan to complete those goals. Employees set dates by when they have to complete their goals and link t…
    - 19 May 14, 12:00am -
  • The 10 Best Places To Work For in the past 5 years
    Creating a great workplace can increase your ROI as a company. According to Great Places to Work the Fortune 100 Best Companies To Work For provide more than 2x the return to shareholders of companies not on the list. We take a look at the Top 10 fro…
    - 18 Mar 14, 12:00am -

The Savage Truth

  • newThe future of recruitment in 127 words.
    The coronavirus is not going to destroy Agency recruitment. It’s not even going to change it that much. But it is going to speed up the direction our industry was already heading. And if you are planning to continue your career in recruitment as we…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 20, 6:06pm -
  • Which is growing fastest? Temp or Perm?
    Jobs are coming back for Recruitment Agencies as we saw in the JobAdder data released on Tuesday. The question I get asked a lot is which will come back first, and fastest? Temp/Contract or Permanent roles? Once again, I tapped JobAdder, and they hav…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 20, 6:45pm -
  • Recruitment ‘bounce-back’ underway! The facts.
    Today I help you peek under the covers of Agency Recruitment. Exactly how are recruitment agencies across the world performing, right now? The facts. Not the hype or the BS or the rumour. I am an Advisor to the world-leading Recruitment ATS/CRM. JobA…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Oct 20, 6:49pm -
  • Agency Recruitment. Five Brutal Truths.
    Recruitment agencies must move with lightning speed to stay ‘recession-fit’, but also agile enough to take advantage of an upturn. Precisely the same applies to individual recruiters. Laggards and dinosaurs won’t make it. It’s as simple as th…
    - 22 days ago, 29 Sep 20, 8:36pm -
  • A Savage Recruitment Special. The U.K. only.
    The Savage Truth Book is closing in on 10,000 copies sold. I have no idea if that’s any good, but it’s about 9,500 more than my pre-publishing estimate. More importantly, it really seems to have helped a lot of people judging by the hundreds of n…
    - 23 days ago, 28 Sep 20, 8:30pm -
  • This data could save your Recruitment Business.
    This one is for Owners and Managers of recruitment companies. It’s not usually the part of your job you love. You are not really that interested in it. But you need to pay attention. It could save your commercial life. Credit and Risk management. M…
    - 28 days ago, 23 Sep 20, 8:34pm -

HR Ringleader

  • Overcoming Dissidence in Your Leadership Inner Circle
    *Updated article* What does a leader do when he/she can’t rely on their inner circle? What happens when members of that inner circle outright oppose the leader or at least, through their actions and in-actions, act contrary to the leader’s intent…
    - 69 days ago, 13 Aug 20, 2:21pm -
  • HR Happy Hour WORK BREAK! #35
    Time for your WORK BREAK! with me and Steve Boese. Today we talk about Juneteenth and the purpose of celebration.  We also reminisce about our experience at Gettysburg with The Conference Board ten years ago.  Steve shares some fashion news and Tri…
    - 69 days ago, 13 Aug 20, 7:17am -
  • HR Happy Hour WORK BREAK! #34
    We had a good WORK BREAK! today.  Steve and I talked about yoga, dealing with well water at home, and Steve’s thoughts about the Top Chef finale.  We also share some of the ADP analyst day information and the good news that McDonald’s is hiring…
    - 93 days ago, 20 Jul 20, 12:54pm -
  • HR Happy Hour WORK BREAK! #33
    It’s time for your @HRHappyHour WORK BREAK! w/ me & Steve Boese Today we talk about Nathans hot dogs & how I need to buy some, Skillsoft Perspectives,  Andy Spence & his #HRandHashtags & Equifax.  Check it out!The post HR Happy Hour WORK BREAK!…
    - 20 Jun 20, 5:53pm -
  • HCM Trends for 2020 and Beyond: Headstart Keynote
    During a time of pandemic, there is a greater need for clarity and guidance on how to use technology to empower employers and employees.  I recently Keynoted the Headstart “The New Normal” virtual conference.  My presentation, Evolution, Innov…
    - 10 Jun 20, 4:17pm -
  • Coronavirus: Simple Steps for Organizations
    As one of the most deadly, untreatable viruses spreads around the world, I am getting inundated with questions about people strategy and how best to respond.  The issue is the amount of information, and misinformation, about how best to prepare.  W…
    - 10 Mar 20, 5:29pm -

People Equation

  • What Savvy Networkers Know
    My definition of networking is: “the purpose of networking is to connect people who have a mutual interest in developing a business relationship or assisting one another”. So with that framework in mind, I invite you to consider the following ide…
    - 83 days ago, 30 Jul 20, 11:03am -
  • Here’s How to Set Yourself Up for Success Next Year
    It’s less than a month to the new year and now is the time to set yourself up for success next year. That probably seems crazy to you, given that most of us are probably caught in the mad dash of holiday preparations and year-end tasks for work. (1…
    - 10 Dec 19, 11:30am -
  • The Key Interview Question Many Hiring Managers Forget to Ask

    - 5 Nov 19, 11:30am -
  • Turn Your Responsibilities into Accomplishments to Land that Dream Job
    My friend Sandra (not her real name) called me up and asked me to review her resume. She was applying for a new job within her organization and hadn’t done the “interview thing” in nearly 10 years. Sandra’s resume showed an impressive series…
    - 19 Aug 19, 10:30am -
  • Which Stay Interview Questions Work Best?
    This sponsored post is shared with you by Dick Finnegan, CEO of C-Suite Analytics and THE Expert on Stay Interviews. An in-demand speaker and top-selling author, Dick travels the world speaking about Trust and Leadership and has authored five books o…
    - 8 Jul 19, 3:17pm -
  • Are Leaders Who Coach Lazy?
    As the parent of two teens, I’ve become quite accustomed to The Eye Roll. This ocular straining happens most often when I request a previously agreed upon task be completed by said teen. Me: “Hey, it’s time to empty the trash. Trash pick up is…
    - 22 May 19, 10:30am -

The Tim Sackett Project

  • newCould Employee Data Portability be the Future of Employment?
    Do you remember when cell phones first came out? If you were with Verizon and you wanted to switch to Sprint, you actually had to change phone numbers! Think about how that would impact your world today. We switch from … Continue reading →
    - 24 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 12:55pm -
  • newShould You Tell An Employee You Consider Them High-Potential? #HiPo
    The Wall Street Journal had an article saying that only 28% of companies tell their employees what they are ranked in terms of future potential (i.e., High Potential, Low, etc.).  From the article: According to a report released Monday by consultin…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 20, 12:55pm -
  • Will Recruiting Automation Dehumanize Talent Acquisition? #video
    What does the future of talent acquisition look like? Sara Dalsfelt and I discussed on a LinkedIn Live this week. Check it out!  
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 20, 12:55pm -
  • This One Factor is Reducing Your Diversity Hiring by 30%!
    Employers discriminate in hiring. This is a fact. It’s been a fact for generations. It’s the main reason anti-discrimination statements show up on job postings. That and it’s the law for Public employers and Government contractors who are requi…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 20, 12:55pm -
  • Does Your Work Mandate You Tell Them Who You’re Sleeping With? #HRFamous
    In episode 35 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss their favorite Halloween candy, dig into BlackRock’s recent policy change that mandates employee report all romantic re…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 20, 12:55pm -
  • What do you value most? Time or Money?
    If I work less, you will pay less. True? I’m assuming your answer to the question, what do you value most, time, or money? Your answer was time. Given enough time I can make more money. No matter how much … Continue reading →
    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 20, 12:55pm -

Bullseye Recruiting

  • 10 Things Employers Are Looking for in Salespeople During this Pandemic
    To put it mildly, 2020 is not a good year…in fact it is a catastrophically bad year in so many ways. In the business world, there are a few people in niche industries who are excelling and doing extremely well […]
    - 92 days ago, 21 Jul 20, 9:38pm -
  • Time for Grace
    In times like this, we are all suffering. Some are suffering more than others, but we all are dealing with something. It is easy to forget about others as we have feelings of being overwhelmed with the disruption of our […]
    - 6 Apr 20, 7:46pm -
  • The Silver Lining
    In times like this, it is easy to see the negative in situations. At this point, most Americans are living in places with either statewide “shelter at home” orders or at least have orders implemented in parts of the state in […]
    - 31 Mar 20, 7:53pm -
  • Unprecedented. Adjusting to the NEW Normal
    On Thursday of last week (3/12/2020) I was working but I was very distracted.  While trying to source candidates for one of my clients, I had CNN on in the background.  I had this eerie feeling just like I did […]
    - 16 Mar 20, 12:00am -
  • Because They DON’T F@#KING EXIST!!
    So are you having some trouble recruiting talent this year? Has the recruiting process been exhausting? Has your role been open much longer than you wanted it to be open? Isn’t it enough that the job postings aren’t working anymore? […]
    - 13 Dec 19, 8:40pm -
  • “GHOSTING” HAS TO STOP NOW!- NO ONE WINS
    I had never heard the term “ghosting” until this year.  I mean it isn’t a brand new term. It is a topic and word that has been discussed in the workplace for several years now.  I just never thought I WOULD EXPERIENCE […]
    - 21 Aug 18, 2:53pm -

HR Cloud

Women of HR

  • A Career Brick Wall or A Window of Opportunity?
    Sometimes things happen in life that are simply unexpected, unfair, and come from out of the blue and smack you in the face like you were never expecting it.  That happened to me this past January.  I had a great career for almost two decades consu…
    - 90 days ago, 23 Jul 20, 1:00pm -
  • It’s Your Destiny… Take Control
    I’ve been away from Women of HR for a while.  It was never my intention to let this platform go into hiatus, but as we all know life happens and best intentions are sometimes eclipsed by the realities of life.  But nevertheless, I’m back with t…
    - 9 Mar 20, 1:11pm -
  • The Science is Simple: Women on the Rise
    With my team at Messina Staffing in Chicago, I’ve had the pleasure of connecting many talented women with wonderful jobs in science, technology, and engineering. Today, I see women rising everywhere I look, and the opportunities are only increasing…
    - 26 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • A Cautionary Tale: Amazon’s Experiment with AI in Hiring
    While the search for true human-level computing power is still elusive, the targeted use of artificial intelligence is currently transforming individual lives and entire industries. From intelligent sourcing and automatic ordering optimizing supply c…
    - 19 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • 5 Ways To Use Empathy to Become An Effective HR Leader
    “You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” – John Steinbeck A couple of years ago I remember asking the CHRO of the company I employed at about what he thought was the most important characteristic an HR leader should posses…
    - 12 Nov 19, 11:00am -
  • The New Digital Human Workplace #HRTechConf
    The 2019 version of the HR Technology Conference and Exposition wrapped up about a week and a half ago, and as always it was a world class showcase of HR technology solutions, ideas, and trends in the space.  It’s a show that I wish every human re…
    - 15 Oct 19, 3:42pm -

HR Examiner

  • newThe HR Product Manager in The Emerging HR Data Department – Conclusion
    Current intelligent tools and AI in HR Technology default to a view that the future is just the past plus a little more; that tomorrow is just more yesterday. Then there's the idea of assessing group intelligence and how that could evolve to include…
    - 20 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 4:47pm -
  • newThe HR Product Manager in The Emerging HR Data Department
    “It’s the inherent benefits of a unified data asset, coupled with reduced costs and increased employee satisfaction that will drive the emergence of a new role: The HR Product Manager.” - John Sumser
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 20, 6:16pm -
  • HRExaminer v10.94
    A new era in HR management will evolve over the next two to five years. Read more from John Sumser in, The Emerging HR Data Department. On this week’s HR Tech Weekly: Stacey and John have a far-ranging conversation about the state o…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 20, 4:00pm -
  • HR Tech Weekly: Episode #288: Stacey Harris and John Sumser
    Stacey and John have a far-ranging conversation about the state of HR Tech and the reality of living and working in what we'll call "The United Nations of COVID."
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 20, 11:30am -
  • The Emerging HR Data Department
    A new era in HR management will evolve over the next two to five years. What we’re talking about here is the emergence of a new set of analytics-driven data-based elements of the HR department. Read more in, The Emerging HR Data Department.
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 20, 7:09pm -
  • Can Your Team Recover from Workplace Drama?
    Heather Bussing asks, “Can a workplace recover from discrimination or harassment or whistleblower drama?” It seems that second chances are never evenly distributed and resentments have a long half-life. What can HR do?
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 20, 4:18pm -

Minnesota Headhunter

  • newMinnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Fall 2020 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 20, 12:16pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Fall 2020 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 20, 7:00pm -
  • Recruiting In A Pandemic: Write A 6 Month COVID 19 Business Update
    I’ve been doing a series of blog posts following my webinar => Pandemic Recruiting: What You and Your Team Should be Doing Right Now: Recruiting In A Pandemic: Add COVID-19 Content To Your Career Page And Job Descriptions Recruiting In...
    - 9 days ago, 12 Oct 20, 7:23pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Fall 2020 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 9 days ago, 12 Oct 20, 5:21pm -
  • Episode 2: What You Should Know with Paul DeBettignies aka Minnesota Headhunter
    Episode Two of What You Should Know is above. What you should know before clicking play is that the first 8 minutes of the video is a bit pixelated and the software picked up my laptop audio and not my...
    - 21 days ago, 30 Sep 20, 7:24pm -
  • Minnesota Recruiter Jobs
    The following have been added to the Minnesota Recruiter Jobs page by Minneapolis and St Paul employers. Click Minnesota Recruiters In Demand - Fall 2020 for the latest trends in Minnesota Recruiter hiring. Check out our regions new talent group...
    - 21 days ago, 30 Sep 20, 1:56pm -

Fistful of Talent

  • newDigging Into The 2020 People of Color in Tech Report
    In episode 36 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss big tips for housekeepers from NBA players leaving the bubble, the TrustRadius 2020 People of Color in Tech Report, and w…
    - 19 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 5:19pm -
  • newDo Happy Instead
    Don't fool yourself. The outcome of this election won't be "happiness" if your candidate wins. Happiness is a personal choice...it's up to us.The post Do Happy Instead appeared first on Fistful of Talent.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 20, 2:35pm -
  • Job Hunting During a Pandemic As an HR Pro
    Some people love job hunting. I don’t recommend it, especially during a pandemic. I was laid off from my HR job in late March, during the early days of COVID. It was frustrating, because I had a plan to stay there at least through my wedding in Jul…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 20, 11:50am -
  • Hiring Managers Don’t Want More Candidates!
    There is a giant mistake most organizations make in marketing. Bad marketers perpetuate this notion that buyers want choice. “What we need is more choices for buyers! If we just had more choices our sales would be higher!” In fact, more choices i…
    - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 20, 10:38am -
  • BlackRock’s New Love Policy + Simon Sinek’s Trust vs. Performance Quadrant
    In episode 35 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss their favorite Halloween candy, dig into BlackRock’s recent policy change that mandates employee report all romantic re…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 20, 12:05pm -
  • Want A 4-Day Workweek? Here’s ONE Thing You Must Do First
    I have always loved the idea of a shortened workweek. Not the – let’s cram 40 hours into 4 days – but the true 32 (8-hour days, Monday-Thursday). I so badly want this to be a new US norm.  Why not? The not-so-modern 40-hour workweek was create…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Oct 20, 2:03pm -

Josh Bersin Blog

  • The Big Reset Revisited: Global Transformation Is Here To Stay
    When I first wrote about The Big Reset in March, I discussed the transformational potential of the Coronavirus. Well now that we’re nine months into the pandemic, it’s clear that the transformation...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Ad…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Oct 20, 5:40pm -
  • The Ten Keys To Resilient Business Performance In The Pandemic
    Businesses have been through insanity this year. Transportation and hospitality companies have seen plummeting demand; retailers and distributors have built all new delivery models; tech companies...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisor…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 20, 1:21pm -
  • The Congressional Report on Big Tech: Yes It’s Time To Do Something
    The Congressional report on Big Tech is an important document. While I know many will see it as partisan, I found the research thorough and filled with important information. And my conclusion is...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory…
    - 11 days ago, 10 Oct 20, 5:32pm -
  • Innovative New HR Tech Vendors Emerge: CultureAmp, Valamis, Lattice, Hitch, Eskalera, and More
    It’s Fall and it’s HR Technology time. Not only is the big HR Technology Conference coming up, but I’m starting to finish up my big report for 2021. In the meantime, I want to...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services in E…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Oct 20, 1:34pm -
  • New Research Shows Dramatic Shift In Priorities Among Business Executives
    This month Accenture introduced a two-year research project on the increasingly important role of HR, and it uncovered a dramatic shift in priorities among senior business executives..The big...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory S…
    - 16 days ago, 5 Oct 20, 1:36pm -
  • The Pandemic Economy: Four Lessons We’ve Learned.
    We’ve lived with the Pandemic for almost eight months and it often feels like years. We’ve been in rapid response mode every day, and the uncertainty never seems to end. What have we...Bersin & Associates, Leading Research and Advisory Services…
    - 17 days ago, 4 Oct 20, 4:24pm -

Your HR Buddy

  • Candidate Engagement and Talent Attraction Through Videos
    Job seekers are no different than consumers who would want to take look at a product/service and read through reviews, see demos or try out a product before making a decision to purchase. The more relevant information online for customers to read thr…
    - 4 Feb 20, 11:06pm -
  • Employer Branding Journey at Qualtrics – Challenges and Big Wins
    Starting off your Employer Branding efforts from scratch can be very exciting and challenging at the same time. From convincing your leadership team to getting their consistent buy-in and having your employees to be the talent brand army and voice of…
    - 10 Dec 19, 3:02am -
  • Employer Branding on a Budget – How to start small and scale 
    Employer branding is much more than posting pictures of fun Fridays at work. Employers of any size have realized this by now that having the right strategy with great buy-in from the leadership team and the support of their employee community to ampl…
    - 11 Nov 19, 1:58am -
  • 5 Steps to Building a Strategic Employer Brand
    To build a strong employer brand, there are several steps you should take! Employers who had a strategic strategy at the beginning have been successful in launching, activating and maintaining their employer brand. Would you like to know what it take…
    - 16 Sep 19, 1:48pm -
  • Top Ways to Use Videos in Recruitment and Talent Attraction
    If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video’s worth can be ten-fold and maybe more than that. Employers who incorporated videos in their recruitment and talent attraction efforts were able to better connect with their talent, share authent…
    - 9 Sep 19, 12:34am -
  • Global Employer Brand and Diversity Recruitment Strategy at Amgen
    Bringing your employees stories to life is authentic content marketing at its best. Being real, meaningful, engaging and authentic..I can go on an on when I think of the Amgen‘s Employer Brand. They recently launched their Diversity recruiting camp…
    - 26 Aug 19, 6:45am -

HR Gazette

Everyday People

  • newAgainst the Grain
    I’m exhausted. I’m fairly sure if I asked you, that the answer would be the same. The past few months have been trying for everyone. The pandemic would have been enough for anyone, and now it seems to be gaining momentum which is going to prove t…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 20, 10:47pm -
  • Write This Down
    This past weekend a significant life event occurred for me and my family. My dad passed away. I’ve written about him often here on this blog and in my books. I have incredible peace about this and let me tell you why. Technically, Don Fleming is my…
    - 16 days ago, 5 Oct 20, 10:19pm -
  • Adjust Your Shelves !!
    My wife and I had a significant event happen this past week. We emerged from our basement after four months !! This wasn’t due to the never-ending pandemic. The renovation of our home’s first floor was completed. Now, please understand that we ha…
    - 24 days ago, 27 Sep 20, 10:28pm -
  • Lost in Transition
    Have you ever been between jobs and unemployed? It sucks. There’s no greater truth. Throughout my 30+ years of my career, I’ve been in transition twice when I wasn’t working in HR. I wanted to spend some time on this topic because I’m seeing…
    - 38 days ago, 13 Sep 20, 10:42pm -
  • Louise
    Friends, I wanted to share something because I experienced a loss this weekend. One of our long-term team members passed away who had left a lasting impact on me and to those she worked with for many decades. Our encounters meant so much and I learne…
    - 43 days ago, 8 Sep 20, 4:48pm -
  • Lessons from Lava Lamps !!
    If you’ve read this blog for any time, or if you know me personally, I’m pretty much a hippie. Now, I don’t have the “look” much anymore, but I do have the vibe. I’ve always related to the general positive approach to life that embraces p…
    - 52 days ago, 30 Aug 20, 10:41pm -

Workplace Diva

  • Seven tips for working from home with kids during covid-19
    Are you working from home with kids, thanks to covid-19? Does each work day suddenly feel 70 hours long?If you answered "yes" to both questions, then this post is for you. As a parent who worked from home when our teens were tiny humans, I've been th…
    - 19 Jun 20, 8:27pm -
  • Let's talk about coronavirus, coffee cups and quarantine
    So how are you? Don't worry, there's no need to answer the question. 2020 is a hot mess of epic proportions, and yesterday feels like last year. When I last updated this blog, I had just left Northern Virginia for Roanoke, Virginia. Roanoke, I must s…
    - 18 Jun 20, 9:15pm -
  • When a coworker has zero sense of late 20th Century history
    You're chatting with a few (much) younger coworkers when one of them suddenly blurts out a "fact" that takes you aback."That was way back in the 1980s when Nixon was still president," this coworker says with confidence. Really? As the only person in…
    - 24 Feb 20, 6:28pm -
  • 30% of scheduled meetings never happen, and it's costing employers
    The conference room has been reserved for the 2 p.m. meeting. At least 10 employees have confirmed they will be there. See you then!2 p.m. rolls around, but no one is there. Welcome to the age of the "ghost meeting", where a meeting room is booked, b…
    - 21 Feb 20, 10:40pm -
  • Nearly two-thirds of managers feel uncomfortable talking to HR
    Do you enjoy interacting with your company's HR department about your own career development? Oh, I see. You avoid it like the plague. Then you might be interested in a new survey that finds your manager likely feels the same way!Global mobile "coach…
    - 20 Feb 20, 5:23pm -
  • Amid a flurry of layoffs, is the economy really as good as advertised?
    Here's a question we could debate all day: is the economy really as good as advertised?It's a question that's been on my mind like Reagan-era eggs frying in a pan as I scroll through one headline after another about employee layoffs. Kohl's and Wayfa…
    - 19 Feb 20, 5:03pm -

Corn on the Job

  • 4 Practices That Can Make A Big Difference In Your Company
    Growth is possible for both small and large businesses, but for all these growth miracles to happen to your company, you will have to work smart to achieve them. You will need to think both tactically and strategically. Whilst your strategic plan is…
    - 9 days ago, 13 Oct 20, 12:03am -
  • 4 In-Demand Skills Employers Are Looking For
    Image Source  Looking for a job can be extremely hard and time-consuming which is why it’s important to keep your spirits up while you try to find your new venture. One thing you should do when job-hunting is to list all of your qualities and skil…
    - 14 days ago, 7 Oct 20, 9:19pm -
  • How Upskilling Can Help You Get Your Next Job
    The pandemic has upended the job market for millions of Americans. This is mainly due to the impacts of the lockdowns and the subsequent measures put in place by state and local governments to slow the spread of the virus. However, these decisions co…
    - 16 days ago, 5 Oct 20, 6:45pm -
  • 4 Tips for Keeping Your Spirits up While Jobhunting
    Pixabay CC0 License There are plenty of upsides to making a change in your career, to stepping away from a company that you feel doesn’t represent your interests or that isn’t in line with your passions or values, and to re-entering the job marke…
    - 22 days ago, 29 Sep 20, 3:57am -
  • Why It’s Crucial To Do Your Research Before Applying For A Job
    Whatever the position and wherever it is, you should do your best to get to know the business and the role way ahead of the time that you apply for it. Here, we’re going to look at what kind of research you should be doing during your job search an…
    - 30 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 2:54pm -
  • Managing Drug And Alcohol Misuse In The Workplace
    Employers have a legal duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees. You can better manage health and safety risks in the workplace by understanding the signs of drug and alcohol misuse. You should develop a policy to deal with d…
    - 30 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 2:52pm -

Texas Strategic HR

The HR Blog

  • HR interview Questions & Answers on Managing Through Systems
    Most candidates in the job interview are posed interview questions on their ability to manage through systems. It is the potential to design practices, processes, and procedures which allow managing from a distance. Along with this, the candidate sho…
    - 1 May 20, 3:54am -
  • HR interview Questions & Answers on Command Skills
    Command skills are equally important for leadership roles, especially in crisis situations, and often gets tested in the HR Interview questions. These are slightly different from leadership traits because it requires one to be more authoritarian, wit…
    - 25 Apr 20, 3:04am -
  • HR Interview Questions and Answers on Conflict Management
    Managing conflicts in teams or conflict management skills are highly valued and often get tested through HR interview questions for a senior level managerial role Considering that you are mentoring teams or leading by example. Conflicts are bound to…
    - 18 Apr 20, 2:47am -
  • HR Interview Questions and Answers on Being Bold
    Managerial courage or being bold is an essential skill for senior leaders, and it is common to face HR interview questions pertaining to it. Considering the fast-paced world today, there seems to always be an increased level of uncertainty at work. I…
    - 13 Apr 20, 2:02am -
  • HR Interview Questions & Answers on Process Management
    Process management is an essential competency for managerial role, and in a job interview be ready to answer questions on this facet. The way your company manages and improves business processes is all a part of business management. As an employee, y…
    - 11 Apr 20, 4:50am -
  • HR interview questions and answers on Perseverance
    It is fairly common for HR to ask interview question on perseverance, to check the degree of tenacity you have to face adverse situations. Perseverance is an important skill that the HR interviewer expects the candidate to possess. simply put, Persev…
    - 2 Apr 20, 8:20pm -

The HR Capitalist

Unbridled Talent

True Faith HR

  • On "Too Hot to Handle" and Opening Colleges
      Today, our campus begins to welcome students back for the Fall semester.  One week from today, classes begin, for the most part, with face-to-face instruction for the first time since mid-March. A lot of time, energy, and resources were spent ov…
    - 65 days ago, 17 Aug 20, 2:41pm -
  • The Intriguing #HR Implications of a Cancelled College Football Season #NFL
      There is likely no organization that has more information about selecting its employees than the National Football League's collection of 30 teams. They have hours of game tape where they can witness their potential future employees actually perf…
    - 72 days ago, 10 Aug 20, 3:38pm -
  • Support the @SHRMFoundation, and get one of @SHRMCallieZ's books #SHRM #HR
    Last year, we lost a shining light in HR - Callie Zipple - to stomach cancer at the far too young age of 32 (and you can read my thoughts about her from a previous blogpost here).  As a student and as a representative of SHRM, she was always strivin…
    - 14 Jan 20, 4:51pm -
  • Helping Callie (@SHRMCallieZ)
    I've been teaching for nearly 25 years, and have probably taught over 5,000 students.  Few, if any, have combined the wit, charm, and intelligence of Callie Zipple. Callie is simply one of the best students I’ve had the opportunity to teach.   …
    - 8 Jul 19, 12:59pm -
  • Kawhi Leonard, the #8ManRotation, and the #NBASummerLeague
    Bringing the blog out from the mothballs for a couple of reasons.First, check out this clip of the NBA whisperer, Adrian Wojnarowski chatting with Scott Van Pelt about the free agency status of the mercurial Kawhi Leonard.  As of this writing, Kawhi…
    - 5 Jul 19, 2:11pm -
  • Was There Ever A Golden Age of Conversation?
    The Killeen Chair of Theology and Philosophy Lecture Series kicked off its theme of "Technology and Community"with Dr. Carol Bruess discussing "Our Love-Affair With Technology: Some (Inconvenient) Truths."Given the topic, it was not surprising to hea…
    - 28 Sep 18, 1:57pm -

HR Potential

  • Can HR ever be ethical?
    Following on from last week’s post What is HRM? I asked the students for their opinions on whether HR can ever be ethical. If you are interested in the background to this lecture, please refer to last year’s blog post. Yes, HR can be Ethical Thi…
    - 17 Oct 18, 7:17am -
  • What is HRM? 2018
    It’s that time of year again when I ask students to submit their comments and ideas about the fundamental basis of HRM. It’s pretty hard to believe that my last posts on the blog were of the exact same questions last year – that’s PhD life fo…
    - 11 Oct 18, 10:51am -
  • Can HRM ever be ethical?
    This post is part of a mini series in which I am engaging the students from my module in answering fundamental questions about HRM. The module is critically focussed (rather than mainstream), based on the necessity that HRM reflect and critique it’…
    - 2 Oct 17, 12:01pm -
  • What is HRM?
    For those of you who aren’t aware, I run a module for students in the final year of their undergraduate degree called Employee Resourcing and Development. In order to differentiate the module, as well as building on the student’s knowledge from…
    - 23 Sep 17, 12:53pm -
  • #durhamminersgala 2017 favourite snaps
    The Durham Miner’s Gala is one of my favourite days of the year. I have been attending most of them for around 13 years. I love the brass band music, the colourful banners and the history of the event. This year I decided to take a camera and try t…
    - 15 Jul 17, 9:45am -
  • From Political Economy to the Job Centre
    Last week I attended the Critical Management Studies conference, hosted by Edge Hill University in the faded grandeur of the Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool. It was my second time visiting the city and also my second academic conference. Although my strea…
    - 14 Jul 17, 11:20am -

Evil HR Lady

  • newYou Don’t Need to Chart Your Employee’s Covid Symptoms
    The VP of Administrative Services is in charge of the office Covid policy. We do have a Manager of Human Resources who is certified but for some reason is not involved in the decision making.  A staff accountant (call her Jane) who reports to me, se…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 10:33am -
  • newThe Real HR Show: Pushing Back on Your CEO
    In a continuation of our Just Say No October series, we’re talking about saying no to the executive team. Sometimes the most important thing an HR person does is say, “No, that’s a terrible idea. Here’s why.” Plus, a question about unions a…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 20, 9:25am -
  • newThe Real Reasons You Can’t Force Your Employees to Buy Donuts
    I want to be clear that I love donuts. This post has nothing against donuts. I believe that every office that I visit should have donuts available. I think this is a good idea. However, I ran across a Reddit post about an office tradition involving $…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 20, 9:48am -
  • Company President: We’ve Had Complaints about Your Nipples
    I have a question about an HR experience I had at a previous place of employment.  I suppose I am seeking closure but I also need to understand how this can became a relevant issue in any woman’s employment. “Acme Company,” a company of under…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 20, 12:23pm -
  • New Diversity Training Requirements for Federal Contractors
    President Trump released an Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping on September 22, 2020, giving federal employees instructions on diversity training. This controversial move left people confused, with many people claiming that Pre…
    - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 20, 10:38am -
  • The Real HR Show: When to Tell an Exempt Employee No
    It’s a continuation of our “Just Say No October.” Plus questions about ghosting candidates and why you can’t get away with firing old people. (Old meaning over 40.)The post The Real HR Show: When to Tell an Exempt Employee No appeared first…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 20, 10:15am -

Total Picture Radio

Fishdogs

  • Craig Fisher Going Beyond Resumes
    This interview I did with Sumitha Mariyam Raj and peopleHum is chock full of great tips for job seekers and employers as we start back to work. Full text from this interview can be found on peopleHum’s site hereRead moreThe post Craig Fisher G…
    - 72 days ago, 11 Aug 20, 12:13am -
  • Craig Fisher on the Jeff Crilley Show – Unlock the Power of Your Brand
    Are you in job search mode?  This post is for you.  I visited the Jeff Crilley Show at his studio in Dallas to chat about what job seekers can do to attract the attention of employers.  Check out the video below for some strategic ideas to get not…
    - 72 days ago, 11 Aug 20, 12:02am -
  • Craig Fisher’s Home Office Video and Lighting Setup
    Read moreThe post Craig Fisher’s Home Office Video and Lighting Setup appeared first on Craig Fisher.
    - 72 days ago, 10 Aug 20, 11:48pm -
  • TalentNet Live Celebrates 10 Years 12/6 at Toyota HQ in Plano, TX
    Fun fact: the top RECRUITING and HR conference in TEXAS is celebrating 10 YEARS Dec. 6th at TOYOTA's North American HQ in Plano! https://TALENTNETLIVE.com The post TalentNet Live Celebrates 10 Years 12/6 at Toyota HQ in Plano, TX appeared first on…
    - 8 Oct 19, 5:52pm -
  • Sourcecon preview from speaker Craig Fisher
    Hey this is Craig Fisher and it’s almost fall!  I know it seems hot right now.  But you know where it’s gonna be hotter in September? Atlanta for SourceCon September 24 through 26.  I hope you’ll join me.  We’re gonna talk tech.  We’re…
    - 4 Sep 18, 10:26pm -
  • Employer Branding That Really Works for Recruiting Gen Y Workers
    OK. I get it. You’re probably tired of hearing about Millennials (Gen Y) by now. I can’t say I blame you, if we’re being honest. But as much hiring hype as Gen Y has received in recruiting over the years, the fact is that no employer can affo…
    - 7 Aug 18, 9:14pm -

Cost of Work

  • This Year Was Supposed to About Race, So What Happened?
    Whelp, I was going to dedicate this year to race relations on this blog. However something weird happened. ALL HELL BROKE LOSE. Black men kept getting shot and streamed live on Facebook and social media. They went viral. I got...Read more
    - 29 Sep 16, 10:25am -
  • Why Doesn’t Women’s History Month Piss (Some of) You Off Like Black History Month Does?
    “All year long I am writing about race relations in America because things are so poor – anger and hatred seem to dominate the news. We are less tolerant than any point over the last 30 years.” Seriously, just the...Read more
    - 22 Mar 16, 12:30pm -
  • Tiffany, It’s Your Day (#TKDay)
    It was in 2012 that I first encountered Tiffany Kuehl online during the SHRM National Conference Explosion in Atlanta. I had already met Dave Ryan and spoken to Steve Browne and a few others but I remember Tiffany because she was...Read more
    - 15 Mar 16, 2:30pm -
  • The Intersection of Racism and Poverty
    Well, this year I am writing about Race Relation in 2016. Things are so messed up and you would think they would be getting better in 2016, but they are not.   I have learned that America is divided into...Read more
    - 2 Mar 16, 3:00pm -
  • Why Are White Men So Angry?
    Why are White Men So Angry? Let me start off by saying not ALL white men are angry, just SOME. Those are the guys who are really holding this country back and trying to take us into the stone age. I also...Read more
    - 2 Feb 16, 12:30pm -

The Buzz on HR

UnderCover Recruiter

  • newHow to Deal with Changing COVID-19 Regulations
    Research shows nearly half the population has reported feeling worried and stressed since the onset of the COVID-19 global pandemic earlier this year. With new health and safety measures at work to familiarise yourself with, constantly changing gov…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 20, 3:28pm -
  • Fresh Perspectives for Post-Pandemic Working
    Forecasting like the weather is fraught with difficulty, but at least the Met Office has decades of data, advanced modeling technology all combined with huge experience. Forecasting the future of work, how people will work, and what the workplace wil…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Oct 20, 2:49pm -
  • How Can Oversharing in Job Interviews Damage Your Prospects?
    Everybody has that one talkative friend who is always guilty of oversharing. What they did over the weekend, what they’re doing next weekend, what they had for dinner, who they’re dating – it can be exhausting hanging out with them, or even rea…
    - 16 days ago, 5 Oct 20, 3:25pm -
  • Here’s How to Solve the Productivity Puzzle
    All of us are born with a desire to contribute; we are hard-wired to be useful to each other and to society as a whole. If you think about it, there are few things more satisfying than a job well done. Having a sense of purpose, mastering a task, and…
    - 23 days ago, 28 Sep 20, 4:13pm -
  • Supporting Long-Term Remote Working Post COVID-19
    Companies like Twitter and Square recently announced their employees could work remotely forever. But, while remote working can provide many opportunities for the companies of today, longstanding adoption is only beneficial if the transition is comp…
    - 30 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 3:59pm -
  • How to Hire a Data Engineer
    Data Engineering is one of the fastest-growing job roles in the tech industry with LinkedIn Talent Insights categorizing demand for these roles as ‘very high’. This means that it’s harder than ever for firms to attract and retain talent in this…
    - 39 days ago, 12 Sep 20, 6:07pm -

Lifes Crazy Joke

  • This will go in history down as my best idea… or my worst.
    This is a post about money. Talking about money is rude. But when have you ever known me to be polite? Zero times. Right now I’m paying a social media manager, a nanny, a few part-time graphic designers, some part-time photographers, my mom (she…
    - 27 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • Five Podcasts To Get You Into Podcasts
    The other day I had to explain to my mom what the word “podcast” means (which is hilarious since years ago I co-hosted a fairly successful one). Podcasts are these little bits of talk radio (for lack of a better description) that come in every g…
    - 13 Apr 16, 1:26pm -
  • Skinny people get sick, too.
    I thought I was having a heart attack. Or maybe a panic attack. But the more I sat there, wheezing, chest tight, arms numb – the more I realized I was probably going to die. This was it, I had finally worked myself to death. Putting in 80 hours a…
    - 6 Apr 16, 1:43pm -
  • I’ve been wearing leggings as pants for Science.
    I’ve been adamant about leggings not being pants. Because they’re leggings. And not pants. You can read my most popular blog post ever about this highly controversial (and totally polarizing) topic by clicking here. I was the one who told all of…
    - 11 Feb 16, 11:18pm -
  • You Park Like An Asshole & Other Neighborly Causes
    I could have spent today working on 1099s. I could have spent today getting a pitch done for tomorrow. But no. I spent today fighting for the cause. YOU. ARE. WELCOME. NEIGHBORS. I spent a significant amount of time making this diagram to show you gu…
    - 28 Jan 16, 11:32pm -

HR Bacon Hut

Performance I Create

  • HR Certifications, Are They Really Important?
    Human resources and work environments are rapidly evolving, including an increasingly diverse, four-generation workforce that requires knowledgeable, certified HR professionals who can bring multiple skills to the job. HR is transforming itself into…
    - 19 Feb 20, 2:00pm -
  • Natural Hair Should Be Protected By Law & Don’t Ask (White) Men About It
    There’s been a lot of talk about natural hairstyles lately. In fact, more than talk, there are major news stories revolving around cities ban natural hair discrimination in the workplace and even our children with natural hairstyles are being victi…
    - 17 Feb 20, 2:00pm -
  • How Can #HR Support Trump? (a serious question)
    *Editorial note* Sometimes social conversations are better than articles and blog posts, such as the case with this social conversation converted into a blog post.  Since 2017, I have wondered how can anyone, especially HR professionals, supports Do…
    - 12 Feb 20, 2:00pm -
  • Stop Snooping, Spying, and Stalking Your Employees
    Silently Stalking Employees The internet has created many opportunities for people to start their own company, join organizations they’ve always dreamt of, provide for themselves and/or their families. It has helped create thought leaders and influ…
    - 23 Jan 20, 2:00pm -
  • Engaging in Bullying Behavior and Being a Bully are Different Things
    Many of you who have read my blogs over the years know that I often refer to, learn from, or are inspired by my kids. Today’s post is no different but in this case, it is written with one of them. I was trying to wrap my arm around bullying, micro…
    - 21 Jan 20, 2:00pm -
  • Happy Birthday, Dr. King (I’d Be Lost Without You)
    For me, today kicks off a week-long celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday. Yes, I know as a nation it is celebrated the 3rd Monday in January, HOWEVER, his bornday is January 15th. So why do I celebrate beginning on his actual birthday u…
    - 15 Jan 20, 3:15pm -

HackerRank Blog

Ohio Employment Law Blog

  • NBC News takes the unprecedented step to release its internal Matt Lauer harassment report
    Image by Max Goldberg via Wiki CommonsYesterday morning, NBC News released the complete report into its months long investigation of Matt Lauer.I was astounded by NBC’s transparency. It is extraordinarily rare for a private company…
    - 10 May 18, 11:21am -
  • Sympathetic does not always equal protected under the ADA
    Photo by Pexels on PixabayToday’s opinion is a lesson straight out of the school of hard knocks. No matter how sympathetic the plaintiff or how harrowing his plights, the law is the law and sometimes it’s just not on his side.When…
    - 9 May 18, 11:34am -
  • Should employers still test for marijuana?
    Photo by Michael Fischer from PexelsOhio’s medical marijuana program is set to be fully operational by September 2018. Ohio will join 28 other states, and the District of Columbia, in which doctors can legally prescribe marijuana to treat c…
    - 8 May 18, 11:49am -
  • The 8th nominee for the “worst employer of 2018” is … the age discriminator
    Today’s nominee for the Worst Employer of 2018 is Seasons 52, a national, Orlando-based restaurant chain.Last week, it agreed to pay $2.85 million to settle a nationwide class age discrimination lawsuit brought by the EEOC. The laws…
    - 7 May 18, 11:45am -
  • WIRTW #504 (the “once bitten, twice shy” edition)
    Never in my life did I think that I’d ever attend a biker rally. Yet, three weeks from tomorrow, I’ll be in Sandusky, at Ohio Bike Week.Why?I’ll be watching Norah and her bandmates warming up the crowd for 80’s hair ba…
    - 4 May 18, 11:34am -
  • THIS is how you reasonably accommodate a disabled employee
    Photo by David Pisnoy on UnsplashI’ve spent a lot of time over the past 16 months discussing bad employers—those that so mishandled employees that they earned a spot on my list of America’s Worst Employers.Today, I thought I’d…
    - 3 May 18, 12:01pm -

The Recruiting Unblog

  • Could Moocs be the next big thing in college recruiting?
    If you follow the learning and development community, then Moocs, or Massive On-line Open Courses won’t be a new concept. They have been gaining momentum, popularity and adoption since first appearing in 2008. .Wikipedia defines a Mooc…
    - 14 May 14, 5:16am -
  • The Talent Tipping Point
    I’ve never been a big fan of the talent community concept. I get the idea. It would be nice if jobs, careers and companies were interesting enough to support real communities. A real community in my opinion, enables everyone to…Read m…
    - 13 May 14, 3:08am -
  • Mental Health And Recruiting: A Little Honesty
    I’ve been thinking of re-launching my blog, and today I think I have something important enough to start writing again. Yesterday, at #truStockholm, I got in to a bit of a conversation with someone about mental health, and how to…Read more →R…
    - 12 May 14, 5:25am -
  • The #trulondon9 Schedule: Feb 26. Live from London
    This #trulondon is all change. We’ve tightened things up by making the tracks 40 minutes, we’ve gone back to the City Hotel, which many past participants have called our spiritual home deep in Brick Lane, and we’ve added “show and…
    - 23 Feb 14, 12:24am -
  • Big Data and Recruiting. A new @BillBoorman Whitepaper
    Related posts:Free Whitepaper: From Transaction To Relationship: The Agency Opportunity If you’ve seen me speaking recently at the Recruitment Agency...Big data in the recruiting process with Gild #HRTechEurope I’m live blogging from #HRTe…
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  • #trulondon 9 – Feb 26’th – All new line up

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Musings From Sussex

  • On the passing of my father
    As some know, my father passed way recently. He lived for many years with cancer, before a sudden deterioration. A few people know, and I’ve received some heartfelt messages of support. I’m thankful indeed for those – but it’s also made me re…
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  • Is time flying? Is Twitter dying? Is this blog still alive?
    Got a huge backlog of things I want to write about, but simply haven’t made the time of late.  Everything starts with a first step, they say… Been a close watcher of the ups and downs at Twitter over the last year or so – with most of the com…
    - 21 Mar 16, 9:03pm -
  • HR tips for a fast growth startup company
    While out at SXSW recently, I got the chance to catch up with ZipRecruiter.  As a fast growing tech startup, building a team AND supplying their core product to small/medium businesses around the world, I thought they might have some interesting th…
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  • Five things from SXSW 2015
    With my fifth SXSW safely tucked away, I’m now familiar enough with the pattern to know the learning hits in three stages: the stuff that hits you in the face while in Austin, the stuff that seeps out of your subconscious as the margaritas evaporat…
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  • Agile recruiting – and DiceTalentNet highlights
    Had a great day at TalentNet yesterday – wanted to share a few takeaways, my slide deck, and also some appreciation for those behind it.  Trying to get anything organised during SXSW is a battle – vying for venue space and more importantly, peo…
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  • SXSW, DiceTalentNet and Data: good & evil
    Been a busy few months and fallen right out of the habit of blogging!  Time to spur it on, since SXSW beckons later this week, which means it’s about five years since I started this. I certainly remember writing up some reflections after my fir…
    - 10 Mar 15, 11:33am -

Take It Personel-ly

  • new7 Smaller Considerations When Renting a Commercial Property
    There are roughly 30.7 million small businesses in the U.S. While some of them employ remote workers and have no need for physical office space, many more rely on a building in which to facilitate transactions and build their company.  As the firm…
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  • newA Quick Guide to Web Accessibility for Businesses
    The numbers tell it all: 48 million people are living with some form of disability, and that’s in the United State alone. There’s a huge demographic out there in need of assistive devices in order for them to navigate independently online through…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 9:41am -
  • newYour Ultimate Guide to E-commerce Financing
    Starting a new business can be difficult at any time, but it may feel particularly difficult in the wake of the many changes that have occurred due to the pandemic. However, while you may not always feel like you know how to get your business started…
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  • newWhat’s Your Best Option? Buying a Business vs Starting Your Own
    Buying an existing business or starting your own: which is a smarter move? Read about the pros, cons, risks and considerations you need to ponder.
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  • newWhen/Why Should You Hire an Estate Law Attorney?
    There are millions of people who die in the United States every year. While it’s morbid to think about, you never know when one of those people will be you or a loved one. Rather than being surprised by adversity and then struggling to figure out…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 20, 2:18pm -

    No Excuses HR

    • I See Color
      I see color.I see the beautiful shades of humanity.I see the differences between you and me.I see the unique perspective that you have......and that I don't.I see the insight you bring to the discussion.I see the passion you feel.I see the pain that…
      - 51 days ago, 31 Aug 20, 3:19pm -
    • Listen. Learn. Do.
      Black Lives Matter.It is not a slogan or bandwagon issue. It is something we need to embrace, respect, and acknowledge as part of the momentum necessary to move our country forward on one of the most challenging topics: racism.It saddens, frustrates…
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    • Share Your WFH Hacks
      Long before all the current WFH craze hit the world, my company was 100% virtual. Our transition to all of the suddenly trendy advice around workspaces, clutter removal, shower (or not) before work, etc, seemed a bit dated for us.I'm not bragging he…
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    • A Greatness Undone
      ...faith and work and charity and healthy eating and being productive and working out and caring for everyone and reading and listening and learning and growing and mentoring and leading and pushing and resting and balancing and reaching out and alwa…
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    • Checking On You
      Okay, I think we've had just about enough of this whole stay-at-home lifestyle, right? Anyone else ready to go to a restaurant, attend a playoff game, or get to a concert? Holy cow...I am READY!Except, for that whole deadly virus thing that seems to…
      - 3 May 20, 4:06pm -
    • Quarantine Goals
      When the safer at home orders started coming through I decided to set a few short term goals for myself. I'm very competitive, and with my gym closed and sessions with my trainer impossible, I thought I could turn those personal frustrations into a b…
      - 27 Apr 20, 11:40am -

    The Chief People Officer

    • Great Place to Work Award Programs
      The Great Place to Work Institute and Fortune Magazine started the best workplace award movement in the late 1990s. Fast forward to today, there are increasing numbers of award programs. Below is a centralized list: Great Place to Work Award Programs…
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    • Saying Goodbye Leads to Saying Hello
      I miss my dog. Holly, a fluffy white Bichon Frise, was my faithful companion for over 15 years. She followed me throughout the house, not too far behind. When I sat down, she jumped on my lap. When I went outside, she followed me. When I went to the…
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    • Ageism and Best Places to Work
      “Hear the one about the unemployed middle-aged guy who tripped and fell into the new economy?” Dan Lyons, Author of Disrupted   It sucks being a middle-aged worker. Of all organizations in the U.S., award-winning best places to work should not d…
      - 4 Apr 19, 5:14pm -
    • The Culture Revolution: Bracing for the Third Wave
      American businesses are experiencing a cultural tsunami. A tsunami is a series of overwhelming ocean waves caused by an underwater earthquake, volcanic eruption or landslide. The triggering event causes a displacement of water along with multiple wav…
      - 14 Dec 18, 7:11pm -
    • Great Places to Work in the State of Oklahoma
      If you are searching for a great place to work in the State of Oklahoma, be sure to first look at organizations who have obtained an official great workplace designation. Although these awards do not guarantee the workplace is perfect, it shows, howe…
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    • Great Places to Work in the City of Tulsa
      If you’re an employee located in Tulsa, Oklahoma and searching for a career at a great organization, you should only consider a Certified Great Place to Work. These companies have earned this designation after completing a rigorous vetting proce…
      - 22 Jun 18, 2:59pm -

    HR Remix

    • When is it Time to Make A Change?
      When your world is completely upended does anything you used to do make sense anymore? That’s a question I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. We are all trying to navigate a world that looks very different from eight months ago. We are all impa…
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    • Building Organizations Where Employees Can Be Creative
      Businesses across all industries are facing unprecedented disruption: rapidly evolving technology (AI, automation, etc.), new entrants in traditional markets, and changing business and consumer expectations. These disruptors are forcing organizatio…
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    • What Does A Good HR Business Partner Look Like?
      The HR Business Partner is a job for experienced pros with education in HR and business…you can find all the details on that with easy internet search,  You don’t need me to tell you about the education and work experience required for this kind…
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    • I’m Back From a 30 Day Digital Detox
      Digital technology is everywhere and for many of us its necessary to do our jobs. I couldn’t hibernate on a remote mountain for a month so I had to figure out a way I could keep my job and try digital minimalism. The post I’m Back From a 30 Day…
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    • Don’t Let Someone Else Tell Your Story
      New leaders have a short amount of time to tell their story. Leaders are brought in under a number of circumstances – sometimes its a simple transition from one job to the next and other times its because something needs to be “fixed.” Regardle…
      - 4 Mar 19, 12:01pm -
    • Save Your Sanity This Year
      For many of us its goal setting time and that means some of us will get overly ambitious and set close-to-impossible goals for this new year (its possible I have experience in this area). Most of us don’t set these goals because we want to fail. Mo…
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    Talent Culture

    • new2021 HR Landscape: Save Time, Be Safe and Remain Compliant
      2020 has changed the workplace – possibly forever. Which makes it even more important to look at the 2021 HR landscape now. Over the last year, HR professionals have been […]The post 2021 HR Landscape: Save Time, Be Safe and Remain Compliant app…
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    • new4 Proven Tips to Improve Performance of Your Remote Team
      Remote work, and working within a remote team, is now a part of the new normal—but not everyone was prepared to make that transition. This change happened suddenly, forcing employees […]The post 4 Proven Tips to Improve Performance of Your Remot…
      - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 20, 2:00pm -
    • [#WorkTrends] Strategic Learning: How to Upskill, Reskill and Retrain
      How do you define strategic learning? How does your organization upskill, reskill, and retrain employees? Did you know? Only 57% of the 350 HR pros we surveyed report they use […]The post [#WorkTrends] Strategic Learning: How to Upskill, Reskill a…
      - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 20, 12:15pm -
    • More Employees Want Remote Work, But Do Yours (and Why)?
      In a recent remote work survey of some 1,200 office workers, PwC found that in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic 77% would like to work from home at least […]The post More Employees Want Remote Work, But Do Yours (and Why)? appeared first on Ta…
      - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 20, 2:00pm -
    • How Global HR Leaders Are Navigating the Post Pandemic Workplace
      In the past six months, we’ve seen the rise of what I can best describe as ‘emergency culture’. Employees are in a constant state of high alert. “Solving the unsolvable […]The post How Global HR Leaders Are Navigating the Post Pandemic Wor…
      - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 20, 2:00pm -
    • Adapting HR Attitudes in the Wake of the BLM Movement
      The Black Lives Matter movement, or BLM movement, recently attracted major attention. People in the United States and elsewhere ramped up their protests against white supremacy and the discrimination faced […]The post Adapting HR Attitudes in the…
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    Recruiting Animal

    • How To Command a Niche
      Link: Charge What You Deserve. 3 Quick and easy ways to Command a Profitable Niche October 13th, 2008 · No Comments So, who IS that client of yours? Where are you going to “dig your niche”? You are going to dig right where your B-O-M-B is! Your…
      - 13 Mar 19, 10:18am -

    Strategy Focused HR

    • WE HAVE MOVED
      Please check out our new website atwww.strategyfocusedhr.comWe will no longer post to this site.  Thank you very much for your support over the years.  Please join us at the above so that we can stay connected.
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    • Only Time Will Tell If You REALLY Believe That Employees Come First
      There are only three agenda items at our executive meetings: People, sales, and profit.In what order I asked? “That is the order,” was the response.Everyone in the room looked on like an approving parent.I belong to a group in Dubai that we calle…
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    • Are You Making Sure To Change Your Talent Along With Your Strategy?
      I have never had strategy and talent explained that way. I am a professor at a Business School here in Dubai and I teach strategy. We should put something together.At the end of one of my speeches, I was approached by this professor who gave me his b…
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    • The Tide Is Turning – The Old Ways Of Managing A Workforce Are Evolving
      These were recent headlines that came across my news feed: Would You Give Staff a Three-Day Weekend? Global Retailer Uniqlo is Giving it a GoFacebook Co-founder Calls Out Tech Industry for Lack of Work-Life BalanceHow Working Long Hours is Hitting Yo…
      - 23 Sep 15, 10:23am -
    • Better Engagement? It Trickles Down From Managers to Your Employees
      I do not care whether anyone here likes me or not.Please do not come to me with this, I should be the last person that you come to with questions, go figure it out.Now I just do my job and what is required. Nothing more.This one-sided conversation wa…
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    • Maybe Amazon’s New World Of Work Isn’t Right For Someone Like Me
      “Nearly every person I worked with, I saw cry at their desk,” said former Amazon employee Bo Olson, who worked in book marketing. Or, they very wisely chose to leave.Explanations like “we’re not totally sure” or “I’ll get back to you”…
      - 24 Aug 15, 6:10am -

    Interview Geek

    • One-and-Done: The NBA’s Strategy For Managing Millennials
      The NBA instituted a rule in 2006 that an athlete must be at least 19 years old and at least one year removed from graduating high school. And the term One-and-Done was born. It’s gained enough acceptance over the last decade that I wouldn’t be s…
      - 26 Mar 15, 2:46pm -
    • Draft Your Team Like an NFL General Manager
      Guest Blogger: Marc Prine PhD With the NFL Draft on its way, there are few things that can make or break a team’s season and the career of a General Manager (GM) more than a bad draft decision. Similarly, there are a few things that can stall your…
      - 17 Mar 15, 7:30pm -
    • Recruiting Millennials: How Oregon Got It Right
      [Posted on LinkedIn 12/31/14] Today is the eve of the first ever College Football Playoff. The inaugural four-team playoff includes Ohio State, Alabama, Florida State, and Oregon. I must be up front and let you, the readers, know that I have an unwav…
      - 2 Jan 15, 3:20pm -
    • 3 Ways Millennials Are Influencing Healthcare
      [Breaking News] – The healthcare landscape is changing, and while those in DC continue to have polite, bipartisan discussions on how to “solve” this nagging problem, HR departments everywhere are trying to keep up. A new study released last wee…
      - 29 Oct 14, 12:07pm -
    • #LikeAGirl: Hire Mo’ne Davis and My Sister
      Always created a campaign addressing what it means to run, throw, and fight #LikeAGirl. When did #LikeAGirl become an insult? As more young girls believe they’re strong and capable, the challenges and obstacles women in the workplace face today wil…
      - 22 Aug 14, 3:10pm -
    • The Bachelorette #MenTellAll: The Ultimate Exit Interview
      Finally. A forum to tell people what is really going on at this company (sort of)! Exit interviews can provide companies with feedback on areas of improvement and offers closure to employees. The concept is a little kumbaya, assuming that all break-u…
      - 22 Aug 14, 3:08pm -

    The HR Field Guide

    • "The Who Behind Your Why"
      I'm excited to share that I have a new article up over at TalentCulture titled, "The Value of Value Propositions." For a sneak peek of my latest, read on:Industry, products and services, customer base – these are all things that differ in terms a…
      - 17 Nov 17, 3:06pm -
    • "The Magic Eight Ball of Recruiting"
      In what is the first of two articles I have going up this week, my new piece on the idea of predicting the talent fit pre-hire, titled "The Future of Hiring is Quality of Hire," is now live at ERE. For a sneak peek, read on:The function responsible f…
      - 14 Nov 17, 1:38pm -
    • "Season of Change"
      It's been a bit crazy this past year, as anyone that bothers to read posts around these parts probably surmised. Over the course of these last 15 months, I presented at the CUPA-HR National Conference (2016), got a new boss, saw my role grow and expa…
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    • "Everything You've Ever Wanted. . ."

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    • "Love Changes Everything. . ."
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    • "Talent Is A Wonderful Thing. . ."
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    HR Nasty

    • How the remote work environment is affecting your career
      This guy slept through manager trainingMany receive feedback, but only the wise profit from it. Harper LeeInteractions with managers have dropped significantly in the remote work environment. Let’s face it, Zoom and chat are not as effective…
      - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 20, 6:36pm -
    • Modern resume format for a Covid job search
      Are you aware of the tools and formats in a modern job searchInterviews are being landed amid COVID with a Modern Resume FormatI am riding shotgun with two folks right now on their post-COVID job search. The first thing we did was update their re…
      - 23 Apr 20, 4:44pm -
    • The initial resume sniff test, why your resume is being declined
      Is your resume failing the resume sniff test?Top 5 reasons your resume doesn’t pass the first sniff testHave you turned in your resume and not heard back from the hiring company? Yes, unemployment numbers are high, but we know that recruiters a…
      - 17 Apr 20, 5:36pm -
    • How to keep your remote employees engaged
      We don’t just want engaged remote employees, we want the entire family engaged with the company.New paradigm, company is made up of remote employeesLike most companies, remote employees our the new paradigm. In the midst of Covid-19, who is to…
      - 10 Apr 20, 6:21am -
    • Job search help through free automated cover letter and resume accounts
      Let professional recruiters help you find a job with the latest automated toolLeveling the playing field for the unemployed with free job search toolsToday I want to offer free job search help. If you were recently laid off or know someone who wa…
      - 1 Apr 20, 12:58am -
    • Working from home, managing your manager remotely, and Covid-19
      Working from homeWorking from homeCovid-19 has many employees working from home. Because this is a new practice for many, I wanted to share some best practices to ensure success as you work from home.Working from home isn’t anything new. Folk…
      - 25 Mar 20, 5:25pm -

    Christopher in HR

    • The Experience
      Woe to the candidate experience. Perhaps not dead, but terminal. No longer a hot topic, not the high point of networking conversations anymore yet this drama still plays out as an endless soap opera searching for new sponsors. We can do better. Cons…
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    • Pay It Forward
      Do the right thing. Sometime in the next five to ten years my career as such will be over. I won’t be doing HR work as an ’employee’ although I’m sure I’ll still teach and speak and above all mentor. I’m asking you to consider mentoring t…
      - 21 Feb 20, 6:04pm -
    • We Want You! (sort of…)
      No thank you. Sam and I go back for years having met at a tech company and keeping up with each other since. He’s a good guy, talented as an HR Business Partner and his skills are above average. He has a strong brand. Last November a tech firm reac…
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    • A Matter of Degrees
      She shivered. As my better half and I left a quaint little bistro in the early evening the temperature had changed since we entered. From a balmy 70 initially, (21 to my friends on the other side of the pond) it was now a nippy 62 (17) since the sun…
      - 29 Nov 18, 12:55pm -
    • Good News
      It was a dark and stormy night… Actually that’s not true: it was a beautiful sunny morning but I’ve always wanted to start a post like that! The phone rang and although I didn’t recognize it I answered anyway as it was a local call and I hope…
      - 27 Nov 18, 3:22pm -
    • Fall Out
      Everything in its season. There is no question the world’s a little colder place in the fall. While my friends south of the equator are fast heading towards spring, we in the northern climes are snuggled into fall looking towards the Equinox and wi…
      - 10 Nov 18, 12:15pm -

    Joe Gerstandt Blog

    • Inclusion in Action, cont’d
      As I said in my last post… Diversity means difference, and there is nothing more universally human than difference. Difference has consequences. Rolling a boulder up hill is very different from rolling the same boulder down hill because gravity has…
      - 16 Apr 19, 6:39pm -
    • Inclusion in Action
      Diversity means difference. Literally. Diversity means difference, and human beings are positively riddled with difference. One of the very few things that is universally true of all human beings is that each of us is in some way different. Differenc…
      - 11 Apr 19, 12:06pm -
    • Inclusion Demands Higher Standards
      Of the many misperceptions regarding inclusion, the most common might be the idea that inclusion requires you to lower your standards – inclusion somehow means “anything goes.” Not only is there a healthy does of bias baked into this idea, it i…
      - 27 Feb 19, 8:38pm -
    • 6 Ways to Accelerate your Diversity & Inclusion Efforts
      I consistently see organizations with unnecessary barriers slowing their D&I efforts down or blocking them altogether. Want to move forward? Here are six opportunities to consider. I will unpack each of these further in following posts: Clarify your…
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    • Leverage points for change. Where do you focus your efforts?
        I no longer remember where I first came across it, but I have kept some version of the above image in my journal for many years now. It is one of the lenses I apply to clarify my own thinking around what exactly I am doing and whether or not I am…
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    • Radiance
      If ten lamps are in one place, each differs in form from another; yet you can’t distinguish whose radiance is whose when you focus on the light. In the field of spirit there is no division; no individuals exist. Sweet is the oneness of the Friend w…
      - 16 Apr 18, 12:30pm -

    China Gorman Blog

    • Are You Ready for AI?
      The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) is a pretty high falutin’ outfit. It’s the business and economics research arm of McKinsey & Company. Not focused so much on middle-market HR folks, it publishes a wealth of well-researched papers that focus on…
      - 5 Sep 17, 11:00am -
    • Compensation Transparency
      Ben Eubanks over at Lighthouse Research and Advisory has written a fascinating white paper on transparency. Transparency in Compensation:  Trends and Best Practices, underwritten by salary.com, is a thoughtful and interesting discussion of the impac…
      - 22 Aug 17, 2:49pm -
    • The Value of Purpose

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    • Are HR And Finance Finally Going To Be Friends?
      How on earth can it be August 1st? For that matter, how on earth can it be 2017? After taking off three weeks for vacation and business travel commitments, it’s time to be back considering new research and data of … Continue reading →
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    • One Internet Trend To Watch
      As I’ve written in the past, Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report is a treasure trove of data that most HR professionals miss. That’s because the report isn’t about HR trends, it’s about internet trends. But almost any way you … Co…
      - 27 Jun 17, 11:00am -

    Steve Boese HR Technology

    Women of HR

    • A Career Brick Wall or A Window of Opportunity?
      Sometimes things happen in life that are simply unexpected, unfair, and come from out of the blue and smack you in the face like you were never expecting it.  That happened to me this past January.  I had a great career for almost two decades consu…
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    • It’s Your Destiny… Take Control
      I’ve been away from Women of HR for a while.  It was never my intention to let this platform go into hiatus, but as we all know life happens and best intentions are sometimes eclipsed by the realities of life.  But nevertheless, I’m back with t…
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    • The Science is Simple: Women on the Rise
      With my team at Messina Staffing in Chicago, I’ve had the pleasure of connecting many talented women with wonderful jobs in science, technology, and engineering. Today, I see women rising everywhere I look, and the opportunities are only increasing…
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    • A Cautionary Tale: Amazon’s Experiment with AI in Hiring
      While the search for true human-level computing power is still elusive, the targeted use of artificial intelligence is currently transforming individual lives and entire industries. From intelligent sourcing and automatic ordering optimizing supply c…
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    • 5 Ways To Use Empathy to Become An Effective HR Leader
      “You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” – John Steinbeck A couple of years ago I remember asking the CHRO of the company I employed at about what he thought was the most important characteristic an HR leader should posses…
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    • The New Digital Human Workplace #HRTechConf
      The 2019 version of the HR Technology Conference and Exposition wrapped up about a week and a half ago, and as always it was a world class showcase of HR technology solutions, ideas, and trends in the space.  It’s a show that I wish every human re…
      - 15 Oct 19, 3:42pm -

    Benz Communications

    • How to Effectively Communicate Big Benefits Changes
      A critical part of our work in benefits communications is helping our clients—and by extension, their participants—navigate change. Whether you’re introducing a new benefit, revising your retirement plan design, or updating health plan off…
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    • Communication Is Key to Conducting Annual Enrollment During COVID-19
      How should you move forward in conducting this year’s annual enrollment? For starters, create a plan that is thoughtful, thorough, and agile; communicate frequently; and show empathy. This can go a long way toward making annual enrollment a go…
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    • Health Care Reform Revisited: 10 Years Later, What Matters for Communications?
      Ten years later and the ACA is still being debated. With all this uncertainty during an election cycle, what topics matter for communications?
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    • Easy-to-Use Decision Support Tools to Help Your Employees Make Good Choices
      Choosing the right benefits to meet individual needs is one of the biggest decisions your people can make. For many, enrolling in their benefits can be a confusing and complicated experience that can lead to making decisions based on gut feeling…
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    • Push Your Employees Offline—and on Vacation
      Amid a worldwide health crisis, taking vacation could be seen as pointless. With travel limited and attractions closed, time away from the office looks like a promising getaway for…couch potatoes only. But the truth is that even in a lockdown,…
      - 79 days ago, 3 Aug 20, 10:28pm -
    • 5 Simple Questions to Kick-Start Your Open Enrollment Planning
      It’s that time of year again: open enrollment season. Whether you’re making big changes or none at all, it helps to start planning early—especially when there’s so much uncertainty and change impacting our lives. So, if you’re looking…
      - 93 days ago, 20 Jul 20, 5:46pm -

    Recruitifi Blog

    • Unleashing talent as a competitive weapon
      Whether you’re still focusing on traditional “time-to-hire” or agonizing over what an unfilled position is costing your company, you know that when it comes to recruiting and hiring, time is of the essence. This already high pressur…
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    • the challenges of recruiting in hypergrowth
      Perfecting your recruitment and hiring process is hard enough during so-called normal conditions, but as Wrede Petersmeyer and the rest of the team at Airbnb found out, it’s even more difficult during a period of hypergrowth. Since Wred…
      - 21 Apr 16, 6:39pm -
    • Full-Time Workers Increasingly Willing to Work Part-Time
      Introduction A new RecruitiFi survey on the career paths of 1,000 U.S. full-time and part-time adult employees found that individuals currently working full-time are increasingly likely to seek part-time work due to the flexibility as…
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    • The Intersection of Ad Tech and IT Recruiting
      Due to the omnipresence of smartphones and the web’s proven success as an advertising platform, there’s increased demand to place candidates with an intersection of IT and advertising skills in positions. The burgeoning ad tech indust…
      - 16 Nov 15, 8:02pm -
    • IT Recruiting: Cloud Computing and Big Data Candidates are in Demand
      There are certain areas of IT recruiting where demand far exceeds supply, such as cloud computing and related areas like Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and big data. Moving to cloud-based platforms saves companies money and offers very real…
      - 7 Oct 15, 2:14pm -
    • Maybe You Should be Recruiting Job Hoppers
       Recruiting job hoppers may wind up costing employers a large sum of money due simply to their unreliability. The average cost to replace an employee is 21 percent of that employee’s yearly salary, so hiring a job hopper might wind up…
      - 1 Oct 15, 2:02pm -

    HR Hardball

    • newHR Hardball, The Podcast – Episode 2, “Courage”
      Karin Hurt, CEO and Founder of “Let’s Grow Leaders” joins me for this inaugural Hardball interview. We come out of the gate strong, discussing the need for individual courage in the corporate world. We discuss individual moments of courage, “…
      - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 20, 3:04pm -
    • Improving Your Tech Hiring Practices, Part II
      This post courtesy of Artur Meyster, CTO of CareerKarma. Check him out on LinkedIn, he’s got a hell of a backstory! And remember to check out Part 1! Reducing Application and Interview Processes According to a recent report from Harvard Business Re…
      - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 20, 1:50pm -
    • HR Hardball, The Podcast – Episode 1
      Here it is folks, after 12 years as a scribe I'm finally going digital. HR Hardball, The Podcast is live! *not really live, then it would be a concert of sorts. let's just call it "semi-live", shall we?
      - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 20, 3:03pm -
    • Improving Your Tech Hiring Practices
      The tech industry is growing faster than the recruitment strategies needed. Are you prepared?
      - 13 days ago, 8 Oct 20, 12:18pm -
    • The Post-COVID Dilemma for Interns
      College grads and interns are also having to navigate their respective career search. Now is the time for companies to re-stock the pipeline!
      - 30 days ago, 21 Sep 20, 2:11pm -
    • Wanted: Courage (Apply Within)
      Courageous leadership is in demand; are you prepared to accept the challenge?
      - 37 days ago, 14 Sep 20, 12:37pm -

    Lisa Rosendahl Blog

    • Character Building Experiences
      We all face experiences that test our temperament, our spirit, and our moral fiber. They provoke us to choose between what we feel we should do and what we would do, if not for the expectations of others. Or, they stop us in our tracks because they a…
      - 31 Jan 18, 3:00pm -
    • Yes, I am Judging You
      If it looks like I have been judging you, it's because I have. If it wasn't me evaluating how you chose to respond on a group email and coming up with a snarky response I'll never deliver or predicting the negative impacts of your personal motivatio…
      - 2 Jan 18, 3:00pm -
    • Motherhood and Cliche
      My daughter is 16, going on college. I remember being pregnant worrying about what I would do if the baby was sick on a day I couldn't be off work. The worry was for nothing. My answer was clear the moment I saw my daughter for the very first time -…
      - 11 Dec 17, 3:00pm -
    • A Reluctant Exerciser: On the Road to Recovery
      I completed The Fast Factory Challenge today. My goals for the 6-weeks were pedestrian: recharge my exercise routine,  clean up my diet, and downsize my menopausal muffin top . Not for one moment did I entertain the idea of shifting my lifelong rela…
      - 17 Nov 17, 5:22pm -
    • Changing the HR Story
      The new year presents a fresh start. If there is something you'd like to start doing, stop doing or change the way you are doing it, this is when many jump on the resolution train. Whether you are a resolution-maker or not, making something better is…
      - 12 Jan 15, 12:00pm -
    • My Leadership Sweet Spot
      Leaders must be learners and last week I completed the Healthcare Leadership Development Program. It was great program focused on each of us as individual leaders, the healthcare environment we operate in and leadership in crisis. As a wrap-up, each…
      - 23 Sep 14, 1:00pm -

    PEOCompare

    Change-Effect

    • HR needs the workplace more than most
      Over the last few weeks I’ve written about the need to bring people back into the workplace and to find a new balance of flexibility. There are countless reasons why this makes sense, which I won’t repeat again, but you can read some of them here…
      - 50 days ago, 1 Sep 20, 7:00am -
    • When recruiting gets tough
      I’ve mentioned before that I started my career in a recession and how the process of getting my first job was utterly soul destroying. To this day, I still have the rejection letters that I received from the hundreds of companies that bothered to r…
      - 58 days ago, 24 Aug 20, 7:00am -
    • Our debate needs less noise and more thought
      In “normal” times, any discussion about the future of work is fraught with danger, the impact of coronavirus on workplaces has added a multiplying factor of one hundred. Disproportionate time and space is given to the voices on the extreme who de…
      - 72 days ago, 10 Aug 20, 7:00am -
    • Why we need a new debate on flexibility
      I’ve previously written about how, whatever comes from the pandemic, we will still need to physically come together at work. It is a myth that this is the end of the office and those that follow that line will, in my opinion, soon come to regret it…
      - 93 days ago, 20 Jul 20, 7:00am -
    • We still need the office
      The trendy thing right now is without doubt to be condemning the physical office to its death. Businesses are committing to officeless futures and the Twitter jockeys are proclaiming the arrival of truly flexible working. You only have to Google “t…
      - 6 Jul 20, 7:00am -
    • You don’t need to be “HR correct”
      I’ve written many times before about our love for a good fad in the world of management. Nothing appeals more than the chance to relaunch something of old under a new moniker and pretend that this version makes you faster, better, more competitive…
      - 29 Jun 20, 7:00am -

    PeopleTactics

    • Designing a Job-Specific Training Program
      When hired, employees bring a wealth of knowledge, skills and experience to your organization; however, often times there are a few gaps here and there – and of course there is always the learning curve of your business. Training an employee on wha…
      - 2 Aug 18, 8:13pm -
    • The New Kid on the Block: How to Welcome Your New Hire
      Remember the first day of school when you were little? The excitement, the anxiety, the unknown – all the emotions! Starting a new job can elicit the same feelings as we felt on those tender days in grade school…regardless of how old we get. Bein…
      - 17 Jul 18, 6:17pm -
    • Recruitment Benchmarking: Metrics to Consider
      In today’s world, tracking business metrics is essential for leaders to understand where their organizations shine and where they need to improve. Monitoring these metrics on a consistent basis – and turning the results into real-life change –…
      - 22 Jun 18, 5:51pm -
    • Learning Ability: The Key to Hiring Talent for Tomorrow
      When it comes to talent, we tend to think of hiring someone who has a specific list of skills or experience to meet our business needs of TODAY. Hiring someone based on how well his resume matches the job description is a traditional approach and not…
      - 8 Jun 18, 6:51pm -
    • HR & Business Metrics: What Are You Tracking?
      As the value of having real-time data at your fingertips becomes increasingly important, the use of people analytics has evolved from mere project-based initiatives to a more proactive integrated strategy that drives work forward. Instead of operatin…
      - 11 May 18, 9:27pm -
    • How Up-To-Date is Your Employment Application?
      The employment application is a standard document for any recruiting process. Having applicants complete the employment application at the onset of the recruitment phase is important. Equally important is making sure it is up-to-date on the ever-chan…
      - 28 Apr 18, 2:00am -

    HR Culture Club

    • ¿Cuál Es La Historia Y Evolución De La Dieta Keto?
      Si ha seguido las tendencias alimentarias en los últimos años, es probable que haya oído hablar de la dieta cetogénica (Ketogénica). Este método de alimentación alto en grasas y bajo en carbohidratos ha cautivado la cultura popular, y más per…
      - 11 Oct 19, 6:28am -
    • Que es Keto? – Guia comprensiva
      ¿Qué es una dieta Keto? Una dieta Keto es bien conocida por ser una dieta baja en carbohidratos, donde el cuerpo produce cetonas en el hígado para ser utilizadas como energía. Se conoce como muchos nombres diferentes: dieta cetogénica, dieta ket…
      - 7 Sep 19, 5:17pm -
    • Dieta Keto Opiniones
      ¿Qué es Dieta Keto? La Dieta Keto es una dieta extremadamente baja en carbohidratos o sin carbohidratos que obliga al cuerpo a un estado de cetosis. La cetosis ocurre cuando las personas comen una dieta baja en carbohidratos o sin carbohidratos y l…
      - 6 Sep 19, 5:53am -
    • Pastillas Efervescentes
      Las pastillas efervescentes se están volviendo cada vez más populares en una variedad de sectores, incluidos los suplementos y el uso farmacéutico debido a la facilidad con la que se pueden consumir. Las pastillas efervescentes están diseñadas p…
      - 1 Sep 19, 5:45pm -

    Accidental HR

    • Failing to learn
      “On a cycle the frame is gone. You’re completely in contact with it all. You’re in the scene, not just watching it anymore, and the sense of presence is overwhelming.” ― Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inq…
      - 34 days ago, 17 Sep 20, 10:00am -
    • Warning: Introvert at Work
      We make a lot of assumptions about how people operate based on these neat labels that we apply: Boomers, Millennials, Introverts, Extroverts Quants, Techies…it saves us time – people know what we mean when we refer to them.  Their profiles are u…
      - 43 days ago, 8 Sep 20, 5:04pm -
    • Through a window or into a mirror?
      Maturity is that time when the mirrors in our mind turn to windows and instead of seeing the reflection of ourselves, we see others . Source unknown _____________________________________________________________________________ At work, we are on a p…
      - 51 days ago, 31 Aug 20, 10:00am -
    • Weeding through the chaos
      I can’t believe it’s been a year.  Well, actually I can believe it because when I consider everything that has happened and continues to happen…it had to have been at least a 12-month period.  In fact, I can’t believe it’s only been a yea…
      - 61 days ago, 21 Aug 20, 7:00pm -
    • Summer of `86 Revisited
      The summer of 1986 I was 14 and about to start high school in September.  I knew it was vital to take stock over the summer months because I was certain that something monumental was going to happen. The year before I had moved from the suburbs to t…
      - 12 Aug 19, 1:21am -
    • Why vulnerability is so important
      It irks me that I am sitting down to write this post so early on in January  because I feel like this should either be a look back on 2018 (summary: professionally productive, personally it sucked eggs) or my goals for 2019 (make it out alive). Howe…
      - 4 Jan 19, 5:53pm -

    Corporate HR Girl

    Salima Nathoo

    • Remix: 6 Lessons on Playing Smart and Failing Forward
      Dug this one up from the archives, dusted it off and gave it a fresh polish — you might even see your own reflection in it. 1 #NoHustleWasted. The shortcut to success takes years to create. There’s no copy & paste formula for it and along the way…
      - 13 Sep 16, 4:12am -
    • Lean Learning
      It first happened in 2010 and then everyday thereafter. Emerging from my Master’s Degree in Adult Learning & Global Change and leaning into social media, I couldn’t connect the dots between 40 pages of a training workbook and 140 characters on Tw…
      - 17 May 15, 8:00pm -
    • Why Learning Should Be Open Source
      If knowledge is not open source, we are running a dangerous experiment with the collective intellect of humanity.   At times the sound of the rain seemed to be louder than the crescendo of voices inside the coffee shop during the lunch rush; an enli…
      - 17 May 15, 2:03pm -
    • Is Your Organization Collaboratively Intelligent?
      They say too much of something is not always a good thing – when you’re not being smart about it. Collaboration is no exception. Is your organization collaboratively intelligent? A Collaboratively Intelligent Organization has a culture of sharing…
      - 12 Oct 14, 12:30pm -
    • Leaders, Time to Get Your Shift Together
      In a time of scarcity, the greatest abundance is the plentiful of being more of who we already are. Today’s leaders own a lot. We are responsible for a continuum that has the bottom line on one end, and on the other, cultivating conditions for the…
      - 13 Aug 14, 4:28am -
    • Get Your Head in the Cloud with Disruptive E-Learning Technology
      I’m excited to be collaborating with e-learning company Docebo, on a series of sponsored posts and guest posts on topics ranging from Business Process Humanization to Learning Design for Employer Branding, and this first post on a review of their l…
      - 20 Mar 14, 3:21pm -

    Break the Frame

    • new5 Things to Do When Someone Takes Credit for Your Work
      All that remained in the refrigerator were condiments, a couple of yogurts, and a few stragglers in the veggie drawer. It was a good thing I’d placed a large online order for delivery.   A few days prior, I poured over the website, found everythi…
      - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 20, 9:30am -
    • Where Do You Thrive? Consider a Dog’s Life to Find Out.
      Where I live, it seems like every household has a pet, and most are dogs. Our pride and joy, Sadie, is one of many (though arguably the cutest). In town this week, I’ve become hyper-aware of the different dogs, their owners, how they engage with ea…
      - 15 days ago, 6 Oct 20, 9:30am -
    • You’re Not Missing Out. We’re All Having a “Not This Year” Kind of Year
      When on vacation, do you take pictures? Post them on Facebook or Instagram? Put them in photo albums or frame them on your walls? We have photo albums and frames here and there filled with memories, but last year I took some of my favorite snapshots…
      - 29 days ago, 22 Sep 20, 9:30am -
    • 20 Simple Actions to Bridge the Knowing and Doing Gap
      Far from one of those people who can throw together a MasterChef worthy meal from the pantry, I need a recipe. Over the past few months, more than a few have called for thyme. I’m not even sure what flavor thyme adds to the dish, to tell you the tr…
      - 43 days ago, 8 Sep 20, 9:45am -
    • How to Step In, Stop the Drama, and Move Forward
      It happens all the time: Drama. It starts as a small whirl of kicked up dust and evolves into a tornado, sucking up all the energy and people in its path.   Why do so many people choose to stay with the chaos? It’s because getting out of the way…
      - 57 days ago, 25 Aug 20, 9:30am -

    Whipper Snapper HR

    • SarahMillerAU.com
      Whipper Snapper HR is a really special site to me, because it's through this site I got to nut out so many things I needed to wrap my head around as a new starter in the HR world.Funny though - I'm not such a whipper snapper any more!Things have chan…
      - 28 Aug 16, 3:00pm -
    • Social Media & HR - my speaking notes for a presentation
      This is a short presentation I gave to a group of HR Professionals on why I use social media, the benefits, how to get over some stumbling blocks, and why I think everyone should just have a go! Social Media & HR - The DIY Professional Developme…
      - 15 May 16, 7:53am -
    • The Importance of *expletive* Intermissions
      It's the Cabaret Festival in Adelaide, and last night we went along to support a friend's show - you know one of those things where it's probably not your cup of tea, but you want to see your people succeed. Well within the first 5 minutes, it was so…
      - 21 Jun 15, 3:54am -
    • You're Better than Samsung
      I will never buy a product that needs to shit on the competition to advertise itself.That's probably why I find Samsung phones unattractive.And why I change the channel every time this Ford Territory MkII ad comes on:It just makes me cringe at all th…
      - 15 Mar 15, 10:49am -
    • Be The Asshole Who Says It
      Those special relationships at work aren't doing anyone favours.Think of that team mate that's really liked, but needs extra guidance with 'careful cotton gloves'- they're not getting the real picture. And that respected colleague who can't print a d…
      - 27 Feb 15, 3:26pm -
    • Weed
      It’s spring, and although everything is green, I was surprised that when I actually looked at the garden, a huge amount of weeds have sprung up. It was a good reminder that in times of growth, we have to be really on guard about what’s establishi…
      - 14 Oct 14, 12:38pm -

    The Aristocracy of HR

    • Human Performance Deserves More Than a Review
      2110730000010Campaign/FTC disclosure: This is a sponsored blog post. I will or have received compensation for this post. I only work with companies I feel have great products, services, and offerings. In accordance with my blog disclosure statemen…
      - 25 Feb 19, 10:06pm -
    • The Game of Supremacy Chess
      020051000010 Have you ever won or enjoyed playing a game where the rules were not explained to you? Let’s try this another way, have you ever enjoyed a game where the people you were playing with started switching up the rules midgame leaving you a…
      - 7 Feb 19, 5:52pm -
    • The Audacity of No Rebuttal
      110121101121  I am no stranger to a good debate. In fact, I quite enjoy a healthy conversation comprised of fact, experience and well-placed opinion every once and again. The operative word here is healthy and by healthy I mean all parties in the de…
      - 3 Feb 19, 1:00pm -
    • #BlackBlogsMatter : Let’s Separate For Peace Sake
      040040000310As I continue on my journey of life, I find the one thing I consistently seek is peace. I enjoy peace in my relationships, peace of mind, peace in matters of the heart, and just general equilibrium as much as possible with most things in…
      - 24 Jan 19, 12:00pm -
    • 10 Perspectives to Digest for 2019
      1020070100061We are entering the last year of the 2010s. One year from 2020, a year painted as the poster child of human advancement and something of a sci-fi fantasy. From all I can tell, we haven’t exactly accelerated into a Jetson reality of fly…
      - 1 Jan 19, 1:00pm -
    • #Unleash18 Solve For Happiness, Change The World with Mo Gawdat
      110010000031 “If we get AI right it is the last frontier for humanity. Everything beyond AI will invent and create on our behalf beyond that.” ~Mo Gawdat, Former Chief Business Officer of Google X How does this statement sit with you? Right now,…
      - 24 May 18, 6:24pm -

    Talent Vanguard

    • Waking Up in Wonderland
      Some people say that stress is the gap between expectation and reality. This seems like an overly simplistic definition, but I think it gets at something true about the challenges associated with being continuously disappointed. Consider it in the co…
      - 27 Jan 20, 3:29am -
    • It’s Not Rocket Surgery

      - 7 Oct 19, 2:34am -
    • The Indirect Approach
      I’m relearning how to breathe. Which is odd, since the fact that I’m typing this suggests I already know how to do that. And since I’ve also just returned to school to do a masters degree it would be fair to expect that I’d be into more advan…
      - 23 Sep 19, 2:34am -
    • A Year of Not Knowing
      I haven’t been writing. I’ve wanted to, but I’ve been deep in a trough of not knowing. It feels pretty awful, but I’ve been here before and I know the drill. I have to keep going and eventually I’ll come out the other side. Writing on the i…
      - 15 Jul 19, 2:28am -
    • Announcing the Aperta Project’s Toronto Tech Study
      “To make something good of the future, you have to look the present in the face.” Simone de Beauvoir I’m so proud to announce the launch of The Aperta Project, and its first collaborative initiative: The Toronto Tech Study. As many of you will…
      - 3 Jun 19, 11:26am -
    • On Power & Transparency
      I’ve become increasingly fascinated by power in the last few years. Think about it: power is woven through every experience we have with others: in relationships, interactions, and organizations, but we almost never acknowledge it. Saying power is…
      - 13 May 19, 2:49am -

    Career Connects

    • What makes the perfect Linkedin profile?
      10 Tips to help you sculpt your Linkedin profile, from the fine folks at LinkHumans.     Looking to do more on Linkedin? Check these Networking Tips from a Recruiter.
      - 2 Jul 14, 2:41am -
    • Transitioning Military Women’s Career Event in Austin
      In partnership with National Charity League, Inc. the Texas National Guard will host a Military Women in Transition event to help women in all phases of the job search or […]
      - 7 Feb 14, 3:57pm -
    • Networking Advice from a Recruiter
      It’s Friday, and a day of reflection for me. There are three bits of my 9 years of recruiting experience that I’d like to share with anyone simply networking and/or […]
      - 24 Jan 14, 4:57pm -
    • Can you teach old dogs about new toys?
      Adopting a new pet can be easier than adopting new technology. Good technology can shave time off processes, and make compliance easier. The BEST technology can help you tell the […]
      - 5 Nov 13, 7:05pm -
    • Does your resume help you stand out?
      More and more, the importance of an organic and dynamically updated social profile is dominating the job search landscape. How can you separate yourself from the hundreds of competing resumes […]
      - 5 Nov 13, 4:20pm -
    • How to Recruit Candidates like Humans
        Does your recruiting strategy include a content marketing strategy? Most recruiters throw out a job link and the phrase “great opportunity” then expect the best candidates to come knocking. […]
      - 5 Oct 13, 3:17am -

    Visueel Voorop in HR

    • Visie op Lean HR – beïnvloeden en veranderen van cultuur
      Jekiel behandelt in het boek ‘Lean Human Resources’ het herontwerp van HR-processen voor een cultuur van continue verbetering. Het boek is onderverdeeld in zes delen en in het derde deel wordt het volgende beschreven: de aspecten van cultuurveran…
      - 23 Aug 18, 7:00pm -
    • Visie op Lean HR – hervorming van HR
      Jekiel behandelt in het boek ‘Lean Human Resources’ het herontwerp van HR-processen voor een cultuur van continue verbetering. Het boek is onderverdeeld in zes delen en in het tweede deel wordt het volgende beschreven: een stappenplan voor de her…
      - 31 Jul 18, 6:00pm -
    • Visie op Lean HR – voorkom verspilling talent en mislukken cultuurverandering
      Jekiel behandelt in het boek ‘Lean Human Resources’ het herontwerp van HR-processen voor een cultuur van continue verbetering. Het boek is onderverdeeld in zes delen en in het eerste deel wordt het volgende beschreven: de verspilling van talent e…
      - 21 Jul 18, 1:18pm -
    • Vision of Lean (Six Sigma) HR
      Lay gives a short explanation of the Lean philosophy and its evolution in the book ‘Lean HR’. Then a collection of easy-to-use tools is treated to find and analyze improvement projects.  A structured approach is offered to reduce waste in your…
      - 25 Apr 18, 7:01pm -
    • Visie op Lean (Six Sigma) HR
      Lay geeft in het boek ‘Lean HR‘ een korte uiteenzetting van de Lean filosofie en de evolutie ervan. Vervolgens wordt een verzameling van eenvoudig te gebruiken tools behandeld om verbeterprojecten te vinden en te analyseren. Hierbij wordt een ges…
      - 11 Apr 18, 7:42pm -
    • Vision of Agile HR
      In the book ‘Agile HR’ Boskma, Buizer, van de Hoef, Peters and Zelen discuss the (un)missable rol of HR in agile organizations. The central question in the book is: How do you design an organization and the associated HR-function in such a way th…
      - 17 Mar 18, 8:07am -

    HR Bartender

    • newThis is a test – please disregard.
      The post This is a test – please disregard. appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 22 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 2:10pm -
    • newKnow Yourself – Part 1 of Self Management Series
      Self management has become critical with the growth of remote work. The first principle of self management is know yourself.The post Know Yourself – Part 1 of Self Management Series appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 20, 8:57am -
    • The Case for Aligning Diversity Initiatives with Incentive Compensation
      Diversity initiatives can stall out if they aren't prioritized. Mercer shows us the business case for aligning diversity with compensation.The post The Case for Aligning Diversity Initiatives with Incentive Compensation appeared first on hr bartende…
      - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 20, 8:57am -
    • 4 Change Management Strategies for Managing HR Digital Transformation
      HR digital transformation means giving employees answers and empowering them. Technology makes a difference but requires change management practices.The post 4 Change Management Strategies for Managing HR Digital Transformation appeared first on hr…
      - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 20, 8:57am -
    • 5 Components for Successful Organizational Analytics
      Analytics is creating better workplaces today. At the SHRM People Analytics Conference, the message was develop an analytics culture.The post 5 Components for Successful Organizational Analytics appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 20, 8:57am -
    • Yes, People Are Checking Out Your Video Background
      Remote calls today mean others are checking out your video background. Job seekers and recruiters need to take note and take a peek behind.The post Yes, People Are Checking Out Your Video Background appeared first on hr bartender.
      - 10 days ago, 11 Oct 20, 8:57am -

    Human Resource Management

    • Corporate Nirvana – A Tale of Urban Enlightenment
      Book Author: Sonali D'silva (Talent Development Professional, Author and Avid Blogger)I have been one of those professionals who had no time for myself or for reflection and had lost touch with my...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi…
      - 30 Jun 14, 6:33am -
    • Take another Shot
      Click on the image to enlarge and view.Click Here to visit our Thought Catalog.[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
      - 11 Jun 14, 1:31am -
    • Employee Leadership
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      - 1 Jun 14, 2:23pm -
    • Leadership Roadmap
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      - 20 May 14, 7:15am -
    • Training and Development
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      - 19 May 14, 3:35am -

    Leadership Freak

    • newHow to Build Relationships that Maximize Performance at Work
      Part of me just wants to be left alone so I can do my work. But success requires positive relationships. Why positive work relationships matter: Shared knowledge. Mentoring and being mentored is relationship-based… Continue reading →
      - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 10:47am -
    • newAsking a Question Costs Less Than Having an Answer
      Control freaks fear freedom. But treating people like robots never inspires. Control-freak-leaders deliver narrow results. Choices inspire ownerships and instill responsibility. Every decision you give someone communicates trust, confidence, and resp…
      - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 20, 12:12pm -
    • newA Moral Dilemma at Dunkin
      We stop at Dunkin when we travel, but with COVID the restrooms are closed and drive-thru is the only option. The line was out in traffic, but we stopped anyway. Mrs. Leadership Freak… Continue reading →
      - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 20, 11:23am -
    • Put in the Big Rocks: How to Do Things that Matter Most Before it’s too Late
      It’s heartbreaking to waste yourself on small rocks – things that matter less – while neglecting things that matter more. Stephen R. Covey taught leaders to put in the “Big Rock” first. It’s… Continue reading →
      - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 20, 12:28pm -
    • High Stress to High Value: Handling Hot Potatoes
      Others handle day-to-day challenges. But the hot potato lands in your hands. Passing the buck in a high stress situation means you’ve reached your peak. But an aspiration to advance requires resolve to… Continue reading →
      - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 20, 10:47am -
    • The First Step Toward a Compelling Reason for Leading
      A leader without purpose aimlessly jostles on well-worn paths. A leader with purpose climbs through the fog. Purpose pulls leaders into the future with courage and vitality. Purpose is: Light in the eyes.… Continue reading →
      - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 20, 10:47am -

    Three Star Leadership

    Ask a Manager

    • newstaff doesn’t say thank you, reference checker only wanted to hear about “exceptional” candidates, and more
      It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. Our staff doesn’t acknowledge the ways we’re trying to make them feel appreciated I am a partner at a small (15-person) organization that has transitioned to remote work relatively easily si…
      - 8 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 4:03am -
    • newwhen is struggling financially worth it for your career?
      A reader writes: Three months ago, I made the transition from my multiple low-paying jobs in the nonprofit world to a much better-paying single job in government. I love the money. I love it! I literally get overwhelmed and start grinning like an idi…
      - 19 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 5:59pm -
    • newplanned maintenance later today
      Just a heads-up that comments will be be closed for a few hours later today, starting around 4:30 or 5 pm ET. You’ll be able to read the whole site but not leave comments. It’s possible the site itself might have a little downtime tonight as well…
      - 19 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 5:33pm -
    • newmy boss never praises my work
      A reader writes: I work as an assistant for the development team of a nonprofit. I’ve been in this role five years. My manager, Jane, who is far and away the most influential person in the organization, never praises me. Ever. She’s very good abo…
      - 20 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 4:29pm -
    • newnew coworker is a rude know-it-all
      A reader writes: I have been working on a project for over a year, and over the last six months I have taken over the lead responsibilities. For the last year, our entire team of four has been women. Several weeks ago, a new coworker, “Mark,” sta…
      - 22 hours ago, 20 Oct 20, 2:59pm -
    • newI don’t want to be friends with my coworker, attendance contest, and more
      It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. I don’t want to be friends with my coworker I work in a bookshop. It’s the sort of place that hires pretty much only graduates, and an obsessive interest in reading is an absolute must — f…
      - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 20, 4:03am -

    LebHR

    • “You are the Most Valuable Asset” – Is it true?
      What is the “most overused words” in the corporate lexicon?  If you answered “People are our most valuable asset”, you are correct. For decades, top executives and business managers have echoed the platitude “our employees are our most val…
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    • Revenge Hiring and Revenge Firing
      What happens when someone is Hired to get even or Fired to get even? Recruitment is one of the most important factors when it comes to putting your organization into a position where it can compete, and be successful. Getting the right people into th…
      - 26 Aug 16, 11:53am -
    • 5 Great Motivational Books You Should Read
      Who needs motivation? humm, everyone?! It is in fact a key aspect of anyone’s work experience, and life in general. Without motivation, one would sit idle, do nothing, feel depressed. And even though we had previously written many articles regardin…
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    • How to Deal with a Micromanager ?
      Now that you came to realize what the key signs of a micromanager are (if you missed our previous article about this topic feel free to check it here: Are you a Micromanager?), we now move to another aspect which is the key problem for people being m…
      - 22 Apr 13, 5:03pm -
    • Are you a Micromanager?
      Are you a micromanager? sometimes termed a control freak? well sadly most micromanagers will answer by no ! as they do not feel that they are micromanaging. Actually many people will feel insulted if they are called micromanagers. The effects of thi…
      - 17 Apr 13, 5:46pm -
    • How to Become World’s Best Boss: an Interview with Michael Scott
      Who’s better to sit in for an interview with than Dunder Mifflin Scranton’s own Michael Scott, “World’s Best Boss” ?! We arranged to have this great “fictional” interview with Michael (based upon actual quotes from The Office) to learn…
      - 12 Apr 13, 7:52pm -

    HR Observations

    • Vital Role Of HR And Management In Improving Employee Onboarding: A Guest Post
      Today’s post was written by Samantha Kaylee Image Source Employees are the biggest asset of any enterprise; that’s why they are always searching for new and competitive employees. However, hiring and retaining talent is quite tricky these days. O…
      - 27 days ago, 24 Sep 20, 3:31pm -
    • Guest Blog – 5 Mistakes to avoid when recruiting a remote team
      Remote work is a reality no one can look away from. Even organizations that never thought of going remote, had to adapt to this new normal to sustain their businesses. Many companies have also started to hire remote staff. Remote hiring, if done in t…
      - 43 days ago, 8 Sep 20, 2:44pm -
    • The Quickstart Guide to Time Tracking for Remote Workers: A Guest Post
      Remote teams are becoming commonplace due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, businesses are using time tracking tools to manage work hours for their teams. What should you know about remote time tracking and how can you start using it to its full…
      - 50 days ago, 1 Sep 20, 7:45am -
    • Managing Bereavement in the Workplace
      Today’s guest post was written by Gary Bury who is co-founder and CEO of Timetastic, an independent and profitable web app for managing time off work, used by thousands of companies around the world. Death and bereavement is a sad but inevitable fa…
      - 85 days ago, 28 Jul 20, 7:45am -
    • How Can the Construction Industry Overcome HR Challenges? A Guest Post
      This is a guest post from Megan R. Nichols, STEM Writer. She offers advice to HR professionals in the construction industry. The construction industry has made significant advancements within technology and management practices in the past decade. Ma…
      - 28 Jan 20, 3:41pm -
    • How Robotic Process Automation Can Transform Your HR Department
      ‘Artificial intelligence’ and ‘machine learning’ are buzzwords you might find in any given publication centered around technology, but there’s another popular phrase that HR professionals might want to be aware of: robotic process automatio…
      - 6 Nov 19, 12:45pm -

    The Employer Handbook

    Talent & Social Business

    • The main reasons employees are using the Mindhouse Mental Health
       Mindhouse is an app which is co-founded by Pankaj Chaddah and Pooja Khanna. Pankaj is also a co-founder of Zomato, one of India's biggest internet consumer stories. Pooja was one of Zomato's earliest employees.Their new venture Mindhouse is positio…
      - 8 days ago, 13 Oct 20, 12:50pm -
    • My first podcast, talking on Employee Wellbeing and Engagement
       SHRM on AIR’s special episode on managing employee wellbeing features, Ketan Krishna, Head People Function and yours truly, with our host - Archana Jerath where they talk about the challenges of working remotely and managing employee wellbeing at…
      - 40 days ago, 11 Sep 20, 10:30am -
    • Interviewed by Aniisu Verghese on Personal Branding
       Some months ago I was interviewed by Communications specialist Aniisu Verghese on my approach to personal branding You can find the transcript of the interview here.As I share in the interview I have mixed feelings about the term. Since I studied…
      - 56 days ago, 26 Aug 20, 5:35am -
    • #WorkLifeTV A conversation with Debu Mishra and Anuranjita Kumar on the Shape Of Work in the COVID19 era
      My friend Debu Mishra reached out to me, saying that he was starting a YouTube channel called "WorkLifeTV" and wanted me to be to be his first guest along with Anuranjita Kumar (HR Leader, author and now a VC)         We had a freewheeling con…
      - 28 Apr 20, 2:26am -
    • My video interview with peopleHum on #HRTech and related topics
      I had an interesting conversation with Aishwarya of peopleHum on the state of the HR Technology market and aligned topics. You can find the transcript of my interview on the peopleHum Blog tooAnd listen to the podcast hereIf you want to talk to me ab…
      - 6 Apr 20, 11:06am -
    • People development and the role of the Manager in the Future of Work
      In my last post I touched upon the fact that there needs to be a constant reskilling of people in the future of work, and this also impacts the role of the manager much more than beforeThe critical role of the First Line ManagerWhile leadership devel…
      - 10 Feb 20, 8:37am -

    Thoughts For a Better Workplace

    • Sometimes all it takes is finding the right coach...
      Even if you are not a fan of singing competitions on TV (I personally haven't watched American Idol in years) the winner of The Voice last night, Josh Kaufman, was a pretty big success not only for the franchise, but for the artist himself.He had lon…
      - 21 May 14, 3:43pm -
    • Do not let planning get in the way of execution
      For those of you who are still shaking their head at the images from Atlanta and lines of cars, people stranded, walking home and sitting on the road for over 12 hours...well I join you in that head shaking.In case you missed it, here is a brief slid…
      - 29 Jan 14, 9:25pm -
    • It's okay to not be Zappos....they had to start somewhere also
      Not surprisingly a lot of talk has been going on in the last week or so about Zappos significant shift to flattening their management hierarchy .  In this Washington Post article it notes: "The unusual approach is called a “holacracy.” Develope…
      - 15 Jan 14, 8:41pm -
    • Do you have a career plan?
      One of the hardest questions for me to ever answer was and is, "Where do you see yourself in 3-5 years?" This question creates mini panic attacks in my gut. What if I answer wrong? Should I be specific or general? Worst of all, what if I don't know…
      - 9 Aug 13, 3:46pm -
    • Changing the learning curve
      I have read Penelope Trunk for some years now, back when she was with Brazen Careerist and now since she's been out on her own.I won't lie some musings I drift over and some I really read. However if you haven't read one of her most recent postings,…
      - 7 Apr 13, 11:32pm -
    • Don't be that HR horror story
      If you follow different HR blogs out there, you've no doubt come across one of the better ones by Chris Fields.   In fact one of his more recent posts about taking your "HR hat off" made me recall my own interactions with friends or relatives and me…
      - 21 Mar 13, 2:09am -

    Upstart HR

    In Full Bloom

    • Let’s Talk About Life: The Power Of Memories
      My 55th Birthday Celebration WeekendMy father passed away in 1995 just before my 50th birthday, and we buried him on my birthday. At his funeral, there was quite a crowd, not because of his prominence but because of all he had done for others in the…
      - 9 Aug 19, 8:33pm -
    • Passover Memories: Family, Food, And Immigration Policy
      Passover Seder At The Obama White HouseI’ve been feeling a little weepy this Passover, awash in memories of the epic Seders of my orthodox Jewish childhood. They were epic, not just in the number of people participating, nor in the abundance of wo…
      - 22 Apr 19, 6:36pm -
    • A Bloom’s Christmas: Retail Inventory Management
      Blooms Camera Ad Circa 1950There are times when I really hate being a grownup, when I’d like nothing better than to be the child I never was. When your Mom dies before your sixth birthday, you grow up fast. And when your Jewish family’s economic…
      - 24 Dec 18, 2:42am -
    • The Cavalry Isn’t Coming: “We The People” Are Our Only Defense
      There was always the moment, in those old Westerns, when the settler families, perhaps led by John Wayne, realized that the Cavalry weren’t going to get there in time to save them from the outlaw gang which was intent on raping their women, stealin…
      - 11 Jul 18, 11:43pm -
    • We Cannot Be Paralyzed By Our Fears!
      I cried myself to sleep last night, more discouraged about America than I could ever remember. We worked so hard to get to an enviable place in our pursuit of that more perfect union, to a level of human and civil rights, of social justice and the ru…
      - 28 Jun 18, 9:05pm -
    • Conference Attendee Tips — Illustrated Journaling, Golden Age mysteries, Boat Shows and More
      Naomi & Cousin Ronni Circa 1950Yes, I’m retired, but that doesn’t mean that I’ve stopped learning — or attending conferences. Whether it’s the annual Florida Watercolor Society convention, and Urban Sketchers event, Emily’s List conferen…
      - 13 Jun 18, 2:18am -

    HR Success Guide

    • How to Improve Staff Engagement in the Legal Industry
      Author: Avelina Patay (NeoMam Studios)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
      - 27 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • How do you motivate Low Performers to do a Better Job?
      Author: Antony XavierThis is a question that keeps many managers up at night. And it's hard to answer. The answer is hard because different things motivate different employees. For example, one...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
      - 20 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • The World's Biggest Office
      Author: Dave Cummins (Dublin Office Centre)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
      - 13 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • How to Attract the Right Candidate
      Author: Helen Sabell (College of Adult Learning)Today’s job market is highly competitive and inundated with a growing number of people seeking employment. As a result, employers may find themselves...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my w…
      - 7 Aug 15, 11:30pm -
    • SMEs Guide to Online Payroll Services
      Author: Colin Cuthbert (Ayers Management)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
      - 7 Jul 15, 11:30pm -
    • Employee Performance Reviews
      Author: Mark Feldman (Find my Shift)Click Here to visit similar Presentations.[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
      - 3 Jul 15, 11:30pm -

    Thinking About Learning

    • Hey L&D Vendors
      Here’s a typical problem. You’re seeking to run a management development programme. Let’s say it’s a 3 month programme for 30 front line managers, 2 days a month of in-person training, requirement for virtual and digital elements, and seeking…
      - 66 days ago, 16 Aug 20, 1:17pm -
    • Lessons from Dr Martin Luther King Jr about #BlackLivesMatter
      In 2019, I was fortunate to take a work trip to Atlanta, Georgia, USA. It was my second trip, and on this occasion wanted to make sure I spent some time learning more about the life of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. It was a powerful visit, and one I have…
      - 86 days ago, 27 Jul 20, 8:20pm -
    • Things I’ve learned about being an ally
      My reality, and my lived experiences are only one part of living in this world. Yes, they are valuable to me. Yes, they may also have been from a position of privilege. Yes, I have also been a victim of and a supporter of systemic bias. Listening is…
      - 24 Jun 20, 12:42pm -
    • Systemic racism in L&D
      I’ve been writing about the problem of the lack of diversity, the bias we face in L&D, and about racism for years. I’ve spoken about it in public forums, and on recorded media. It is not a bandwagon topic, it’s something which I recognise as be…
      - 10 Jun 20, 9:22am -
    • Lessons in converting in-person training to virtual training
      Don’t assume they are the same Many people I know who are attempting to take their in-person training and convert to virtual format are making a lot of assumptions about virtual training and their capability to deliver highly effective virtual trai…
      - 1 Jun 20, 3:40pm -
    • Populism, facts, common sense, and law and order
      I don’t even know where to start! Christ, what we’ve witnessed in the UK in the last 5 days has been nothing short of extraordinary from a public health and civic duty lens in the face of all things COVID-19. There are several things which are hi…
      - 27 May 20, 1:13pm -

    T Recs

    • 8 Ways to Improve Hiring and Retention
      Almost every piece of research covering the priorities of business leaders and senior HR professionals will conclude that recruiting and retaining the people they need is the top priority and main challenge. Research covering aspirations of employees…
      - 23 Oct 18, 10:52am -
    • Under New Management
      This weekend sees the start of the new Premier League football season and I, for one, can’t wait. Regular readers will know that I’m an Arsenal fan, who’s been following them home and away since my early teens. But this weekend is a little more…
      - 10 Aug 18, 7:40am -
    • Thoughts From Jobseekers on How Work is Changing
      It seems that barely an hour passes on digital communication channels without predictions, opinions and discussions appearing about the future of work. Those last three words alone now appear on bios and as individual specialisms. The battle is often…
      - 9 Aug 18, 2:05pm -
    • Technology, People, Recruitment and The Tipping Point
      The recruitment ecosystem is constantly shifting shapes and dynamics, and ameliorating in new and different ways. Technology is driving much of this. The simple days of agencies, internal and advertising platforms (be they print or digital) have chan…
      - 4 Jun 18, 4:12pm -
    • Be Courageous, Be Human, #WorkHuman
      Do the internal systems and structures within your company work against people reporting harassment or bullying, or are there ‘safe spaces’ or non-judgmental support for those who need to tell their story? Can HR create these? And if not, then is…
      - 10 Apr 18, 8:16am -
    • 3 Things about Digital Transformation
      October is traditionally HR technology month.  2 major conferences with accompanying expos, and chances to see what new functionalities the major companies have lined up, as well as some of the newer, start-up tech businesses. For all the bright shi…
      - 23 Oct 17, 6:51am -

    Matt Charney's Snark Attack

    • Blind As A Bat: Oracle, Catz and the Heavyside Lawyer
      Oracle has sued Google; Supreme Court accepts case which will set precedent on API ownership, fair use doctrine.
      - 19 Feb 20, 5:57pm -
    • Let Me Ride.
      This is my first post on this site in a really long time. Here's hoping it doesn't get me fired.
      - 18 Dec 19, 6:56pm -
    • Virtual Insanity: Rethinking The Traditional Workplace.
      One of my senior leaders once told me a funny story about the time his kid was asked about what Dad did for work. “He talks on the phone in the basement all day,” the kid replied. This pretty much sums up a lot of people’s perceptions about vir…
      - 5 Jun 18, 2:49pm -
    • Glassdoor: An M&A Which Will Live in Infamy.
      There are a lot of companies out there that actually walk the walk. Glassdoor, for a long time, was one of the good guys; they practiced the same sort of radical transparency they preached and were the rare company to actually champion the employee…
      - 10 May 18, 3:16pm -
    • Feeling Lucky: Google Gets Into Sourcing.
      One of the foundational premises of talent sourcing lies in the fact that traditional search engines are notoriously bad at searching for individual people and profiles, particularly as they relate to jobs. If you’re looking for something, search…
      - 28 Mar 18, 3:01pm -
    • Um Yea: Not Another 2018 HR Tech Trends Post.
      Here’s a good way to kick off a new year: for the first time in like, a decade, I’m actually not dreading writing one of those annual preview posts. See, if you’re in the recruitment content marketing business (a pretty shit nice, TBH), every y…
      - 16 Jan 18, 2:21pm -

    HR Remix

    101 Half Connected Things

    • Credibility, Crowds and Conferences
      Last week I got asked to do a keynote speech for an international Cloud Computing Conference. But let’s come back to that in a bit… I haven’t written much recently, but I was reflecting on credibility and expertise and how the status of ‘some…
      - 95 days ago, 18 Jul 20, 6:34am -
    • AI, Bias, Riot Police and Recruitment
      I recently read another article posing the choice as to whether AI being used in recruiting software is introducing or removing bias. This is a choice that I’ve seen written about, almost relentlessly, for the last few years and I’m going to be b…
      - 24 Feb 20, 7:37am -
    • Fairness, Silos & The Proximity Problem
      Why proximity breeds unfairness
      - 10 Feb 20, 7:15am -
    • The Surprising Truth About Obvious Truths
      I regularly talk and write about the need for a more evidence based approach to creating work that works better for more people. Less guff. There is too much faddishness and too many poorly thought out and poorly joined up initiatives. I’m therefor…
      - 3 Feb 20, 7:45am -
    • Hipster HR
      One of my favourite stories of last year was of someone complaining of their photo (from a stock gallery) being used in an article about hipsters. The claim was that their photo being used portrayed them in a negative light. The article was on group…
      - 27 Jan 20, 7:30am -
    • A Year Without Work
      Early in my career I took a job in a department that was supposed to be delivering a major new product for one of our business partners. It seemed like a great opportunity. What happened next was that the deal was delayed and the delayed again. But w…
      - 16 Jan 20, 6:02pm -

    Leadership Freak

    • newHow to Build Relationships that Maximize Performance at Work
      Part of me just wants to be left alone so I can do my work. But success requires positive relationships. Why positive work relationships matter: Shared knowledge. Mentoring and being mentored is relationship-based… Continue reading →
      - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 20, 10:47am -
    • newAsking a Question Costs Less Than Having an Answer
      Control freaks fear freedom. But treating people like robots never inspires. Control-freak-leaders deliver narrow results. Choices inspire ownerships and instill responsibility. Every decision you give someone communicates trust, confidence, and resp…
      - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 20, 12:12pm -
    • newA Moral Dilemma at Dunkin
      We stop at Dunkin when we travel, but with COVID the restrooms are closed and drive-thru is the only option. The line was out in traffic, but we stopped anyway. Mrs. Leadership Freak… Continue reading →
      - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 20, 11:23am -
    • Put in the Big Rocks: How to Do Things that Matter Most Before it’s too Late
      It’s heartbreaking to waste yourself on small rocks – things that matter less – while neglecting things that matter more. Stephen R. Covey taught leaders to put in the “Big Rock” first. It’s… Continue reading →
      - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 20, 12:28pm -
    • High Stress to High Value: Handling Hot Potatoes
      Others handle day-to-day challenges. But the hot potato lands in your hands. Passing the buck in a high stress situation means you’ve reached your peak. But an aspiration to advance requires resolve to… Continue reading →
      - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 20, 10:47am -
    • The First Step Toward a Compelling Reason for Leading
      A leader without purpose aimlessly jostles on well-worn paths. A leader with purpose climbs through the fog. Purpose pulls leaders into the future with courage and vitality. Purpose is: Light in the eyes.… Continue reading →
      - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 20, 10:47am -

    Three Star Leadership

    • newBook Review: The Contrarian’s Guide to Leadership
      As you can tell from the title, The Contrarian’s Guide to Leadership is about leadership. It’s more like a collection of meditations than an exhaustive treatise on leadership. Steven Sample says, early in...
      - 2 days ago, 19 Oct 20, 3:00pm -
    • newBoss’s Tip of the Week: The No Adjectives Rule
      When it’s time to talk to a team member about performance or behavior, you’ll get better results if you do it without the adjectives. Your job is to describe the performance or behavior and their results so...
      - 3 days ago, 18 Oct 20, 6:00pm -
    • Weekend Leadership Reading: 10/16/20 What if the pandemic IS the new normal?
      Weekends are time when things slow down a little. Your weekend shouldn’t be two more regular workdays. That’s a sure road to burnout. Take time to refresh yourself. Take time for something different. Take...
      - 5 days ago, 16 Oct 20, 3:00pm -
    • Tough Conversations Don’t Have to Be Tough
      Last week, Art Petty interviewed me as part of his First-Time Managers Academy. I took questions from the participants. One asked for advice about a tough conversation he needed to have with one of his team members. I...
      - 6 days ago, 15 Oct 20, 3:00pm -
    • From the Independent Business Blogs: 10/14/20
      Independent business blogs are blogs that aren’t supported by an organization like a magazine, newspaper, company, or business school. Those people provide lots of great content, but they don’t need any...
      - 7 days ago, 14 Oct 20, 3:03pm -

    Employer's Lawyer Blog

    • When Rhetoric Comes to Town
      By now, if you haven’t heard about Donald Trump’s statements on Muslims and his plan to prevent Muslims from entering the country, as well as the vehement support he is receiving from an astonishing number of people, you may be living under a roc…
      - 9 Dec 15, 7:44pm -
    • Beware the FMLA Equitable Estoppel Claim
      Imagine that your company has 40 employees, one of whom is subject to hospitalization for a medical condition and requires surgery. He is out of work for several weeks and in his absence, the company realizes that it gets along fine without him. As a…
      - 10 Nov 15, 2:23pm -
    • Don’t Bet on the Jury Verdict
      As some of those who follow me on Twitter know, I had jury duty in September. Like most people, it wasn’t something I was looking forward to (and I even tried to get out of it on the basis that no one would pick a lawyer for a jury). Well, it turn…
      - 5 Nov 15, 2:55pm -
    • Department of Labor Releases New Proposed Overtime Rules
      On June 30, 2015, the Department of Labor announced new proposed overtime rules aimed at expanding the number of employees eligible for overtime pay and decreasing the number of employees that qualify for an exemption under the Fair Labor Standards A…
      - 1 Jul 15, 1:50pm -
    • Supreme Court Weighs in on Religious Discrimination and Against Abercrombie
      Yesterday, the Supreme Court released its opinion in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc. The case involved the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission bringing a religious discrimination lawsuit against the national retailer, under Title VII. Sa…
      - 2 Jun 15, 1:15pm -
    • HR Cinema: Star Wars – The Empire Strikes Back
      HR Cinema is an ongoing feature here at The Employer’s Lawyer.  It combines my love of movies with my passion for human resources and employment law.  Please feel free to suggest movies in the comments and I will do my best to incorporate your su…
      - 4 May 15, 11:24pm -

    Charlie Judy

    HR Pockets

    • Why’d you wear that?
      I recently had a chance to catch up with some of my favorite local HR friends and let me just go on record now, that doesn’t happen enough! After catching up on other areas of life we did the usual: swapped weird stories, dissected everything aroun…
      - 22 Oct 19, 12:32pm -
    • Before sexual harassment makes it to the workplace
      Before we experienced sexual harassment at work, we experienced it somewhere else.
      - 30 Jul 19, 12:17pm -
    • What do your employees even do?
      My inbox and timeline are consistently filled with employee engagement tips. Every day I get something from a vendor or two trying to pitch an HR Tech tool to solve employee engagement or a white paper on effective employee engagement strategy. No ma…
      - 19 Jul 19, 12:55pm -
    • Would your employees hire you?
      I enjoy a good conference, and I especially enjoy a good speaker who is reinforcing things I agree with in a room full of thousands of people. I realize that means I’m participating in a self-serving conference experience and not necessarily someth…
      - 19 Mar 19, 4:20pm -
    • After interview thank you note advice:
      Recently I called on some of my pals to help me navigate a question… What makes a thank you note from a candidate stand out after an interview. Check out what some of the best business professionals had to say below and let us know if you would add…
      - 12 Feb 19, 4:21pm -
    • Don’t do it tomorrow
      Why do it tomorrow when you can do it today? Time management has been my biggest challenge over the last couple of months. I thought after giving up some of my volunteer roles I would have all this free time, but that hasn’t exactly happened. I don…
      - 3 Feb 19, 2:53am -

    Don't Forget to Remember

    • How COVID19 Jump Started Digital Transformation
      The onset (and after-effects) of COVID19 sent shock waves through the workforce. Individuals (and the companies for whom they work) were literally forced to adopt technical transformation overnight. Most organizations with remote job functions (sales…
      - 12 days ago, 9 Oct 20, 6:55pm -
    • The Art of Getting Out of Your Own Way
      I've never been shy to document my foibles. I guess helping others learn from my mistakes might help me feel like I've recovered something lost. Most of us begin our careers with a sense of competition. At some point, we learn compromise is one of t…
      - 22 days ago, 29 Sep 20, 6:59pm -
    • D E & I are not just letters
      I am proud to be part of SHRM's Together Forward at Work (TF@W) campaign. TF@W is a call for the HR Profession and broader business community to drive racism and social injustice out of America's workplaces through specific actions and measurable out…
      - 86 days ago, 27 Jul 20, 4:15pm -
    • A New Path to Employee Engagement
      I was impressed to see statistics from Quantum Workplace that indicated Employee Engagement is actually UP in this time of isolation; impressed and somewhat bewildered. It seems a lot of the things we originally thought irreplaceable in formulating t…
      - 6 Jul 20, 10:41pm -
    • The New Social Media
      My father told me a long time ago that the best way to break up a good time was to bring religion or politics into a conversation. His intent was always respected but that was a long long time ago.Enter Social Media. I was an early adopter of LinkedI…
      - 2 Jul 20, 4:18pm -
    • Employee Empowerment
      Human Resources has often had to straddle the recognition of employee personal brands vs their organizational engagement. In this day-and-age many individuals have larger follower bases than those of the organization they represent. Still to this day…
      - 23 Jun 20, 12:08am -

    Employment Law Navigator

    • Thanks, and so long…
      After 3 great years, the Employment Law Navigator is coming to an end. We’ve had fun, and we hope our posts have been helpful. Our sincere thanks to our contributors and to Zelle’s superb Marketing Director Dan Gruber, who picked our art, caug…
      - 28 Jul 17, 6:38pm -
    • That is SO last week
      Last week, HR Dive reported on a Washington federal court’s June order requiring that a public employer pay $1.8 million to a terminated employee.  The worker was fired when she failed a drug test due to her lawful use of prescription drugs, test…
      - 24 Jul 17, 7:29pm -
    • That Critical First Response to Harassment Complaints: Stage 2
      Last week, we wroteabout the importance of “first responders” who receive complaints of workplace harassment, and provided tips on how they should prepare for and react to complaints.  This week, we continue to focus on the early stages of the c…
      - 20 Jul 17, 5:43pm -
    • That is SO last week
      Last week, the City of San Francisco joined other municipalities around the country that prohibit employers from asking applicants for wage history.  The  Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance that will go into effect in mid-2018. Pittsburgh, Ph…
      - 17 Jul 17, 8:03pm -
    • That Critical First Response to Harassment Complaints: A Checklist
      Employers don’t want workplace harassment to occur, but when it does they want to know. Harassment affects morale, distracts from productive work, and can do real damage to its victims.  It’s long settledthat ignorance is not a defense to claims…
      - 13 Jul 17, 8:40pm -
    • That is SO last week
      Last week, the Eleventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined to rehear a Title VII sexual orientation discrimination case. The Court let stand a March 2017 ruling by a three-judge panel of the Eleventh Circuit that Title VII does not prohibit emplo…
      - 10 Jul 17, 7:22pm -

    What Goes Around

    • HumanKind : A World Mental Health Day Free Art Drop
      The last physical free art drop I made was way back in March 2020. I didn’t think it was right to continue the game during lockdown, so apart from a few online drops – the project has been dormant for a while. October 10th is World Mental Health…
      - 12 days ago, 9 Oct 20, 3:25pm -
    • Running Into Resistance
      Getting stuck, and trying not to worry about it.
      - 86 days ago, 27 Jul 20, 12:24pm -
    • Living In A Fisheye Lens
      The hermit and the performer, working alone and working out loud.
      - 25 Jun 20, 1:25pm -

    The Social HR Connection

    • Introducing Harlow Creative Co.
      First and foremost, I want to thank those who have stuck with me through my career journey these last 7+ years. From HR and recruiting to content strategy to employer branding, it has been extremely rewarding. Since starting this blog in 2012, I’ve…
      - 26 Dec 19, 7:48pm -
    • An Update from Ashley
      A few years ago, I wrote a blog about the importance of taking a break to recalibrate career and personal goals. After managing this blog and keeping up with social media for years, I needed a mental break so I could find renewed passion for what I w…
      - 7 Jul 19, 3:22pm -
    • 4 Tips to Stay Relevant Before Searching for Your Next Job
      Want to know the best way to be proactive in your job search? Check out my latest VentureFizz post here to learn more.
      - 31 Jan 17, 3:33pm -
    • 4 Tips for Becoming a Great Remote Employee
      Curious about taking a remote role? Already working virtually but want to improve your success? Check out my latest blog on VentureFizz for some tips! Click here to read more.
      - 2 Nov 16, 5:19pm -
    • Finding Your ‘Culture Fit’ During the Job Search
      Learn more about company culture and how finding the right one for you matters.
      - 7 Sep 16, 3:40pm -
    • 4 Recruiting Practices that Won’t Turn Off Candidates
      Whether you’re a new recruiter or seasoned, corporate or agency, these 4 practices are always a good reminder for creating a good candidate experience. Click here to check out my latest blog post on VentureFizz for more details.
      - 3 Aug 16, 2:58pm -

    What is Paul Thinking?

    • Updates over on the new site…

      - 4 Dec 17, 2:05pm -
    • Jobvite and Fistful of Talent Hangout!
      Our first hangout is at 1pm ET on Tuesday, November 14th Google for Jobs/ROI of Recruitment Marketing Spend! What You Need to Know to Look Smart!! This past fall I participated in a great series of events for Jobvite called the Recruiter Nation Live…
      - 10 Nov 17, 3:39pm -
    • Why All the Individual Suggestions for Engagement Are WRONG
      If you’re getting this update you haven’t switched your subscription to the new site. I just checked my feeds and deleted anyone on this feed who was also on the list for the new feed. So only those who haven’t switched are getting this update.…
      - 3 Nov 17, 2:06pm -
    • Change Is Good!
      I need 3 minutes of your time. 3 minutes to make my life easier. And you know it is ALL about me. But really, this will make YOUR life easier (and so much better.) If you’re getting this update via email you are subscribed to the “old” site. I…
      - 1 Nov 17, 12:29pm -
    • If You Manage People This Post Will Make You 100% More Effective
      As I make the transition to the new site I will be publishing updates here that link to the new site and once again urge you to subscribe to updates from the new site. I hope you do subscribe and hope this isn’t too much of a pain for you. Consider…
      - 26 Oct 17, 1:32pm -
    • Being a Participant VS Participating
        As I make the transition to the new site I will be publishing updates here that link to the new site and once again urge you to subscribe to updates from the new site. I hope you do subscribe and hope this isn’t too much of a pain for you. Consi…
      - 25 Oct 17, 11:55am -

    HR Warrior

    • Grievances and the Hiring Process
      Units of local government have the responsibility to conduct business in the most transparent manner possible.  This includes the hiring process. Applicants for public jobs should feel confident that the selection process was fair and designed so th…
      - 8 Jul 19, 9:39pm -
    • HR Legislative Update Covering: Lactation Room, Nursing Mothers, Severance & EMS Rest Exclusion
      Several new laws have taken effect in the last year that affect Public Employers primarily.  Please review this legislative update carefully and contact me for any further information you may need to ensure compliance.P.A. 100-0947 (January 1, 2019)…
      - 19 Jun 19, 9:53pm -
    • Disciplinary Action up to and Including Termination
      My blogging has been pretty sporadic lately! I just finished an overload semester and had a boat load of client work to handle as well. So unpaid work gets pushed aside. I hope to get more regular on this site as time moves forward. Here's a summary…
      - 28 May 19, 5:50pm -
    • What's New in HR for Illinois Employers?
      By Donna Rogers Skowronski, M.Ed., SPHR, SHRM-SCP via www.RogersHR.comNow – already required in your workplaces New IL Poster required due to ISSERRA change as of 1/1/19.IL Nursing Mothers in the Workplace Act requires employers to allow breaks as…
      - 25 Feb 19, 8:11pm -
    • Employer Changes in Illinois: 300 Days Plus New POSTER
      The following are a couple employment related changes all business owners and human resources professionals in Illinois should be aware of.DOCUMENTATION RECOMMENDEDEmployees of any Illinois employer now have a much longer time frame to bring a compla…
      - 10 Oct 18, 4:52pm -
    • Top HR Podcasts Chosen for HR Student Review
      Since 2011, I have incorporated a social learning aspect to my HRM and Strategic HRM course.  The graduate students get to chose while the undergraduates are assigned a specific podcast to listen to each week.  Over the years, I have incorporated b…
      - 27 Aug 18, 2:03am -

    Rollercoaster HR

    • 2020 = Read
      As snow softly falls this evening here in southwest Michigan, I find myself looking forward to 2020 and the possibilities that still await us upon the dawn of the new year. While I am not one for making resolutions, I … Continue reading →
      - 31 Dec 19, 1:53am -
    • Radical Mutuality
      The first time I read the term “radical mutuality” I became giddy. I was reading a piece my boss shared with our team, A Nation of Weavers, written by David Brooks of the New York Times when that term entered … Continue reading →
      - 7 Mar 19, 1:01pm -
    • Good teams
      For the 1st time in my nearly six years as the HR Director in our local school district, I have the opportunity to hire someone onto my own team. This is prompted by the retirement of one of my team … Continue reading →
      - 26 Feb 19, 12:41pm -
    • A love letter, of sorts, to @SHRM
      This is a post that has been lingering in both my mind and on my hard drive for while. While there is certainly some love spoken about, pain and emptiness are part of this story too. I believe the reason … Continue reading →
      - 18 Feb 19, 1:16pm -
    • 10 Percent
      In my world, so far, 2019 hasn’t been a year worth savoring or celebrating. The combination of crappy winter weather (otherwise known as living in SW Michigan!), the sudden death of a valued colleague because of the winter weather, and … Continue…
      - 6 Feb 19, 11:36am -
    • Inspiration can be anywhere
      Inspiration can be defined as the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative. It’s said that Salvador Dali found inspiration for his famous painting The Persistence of Memory by seeing melting…
      - 16 Jan 19, 11:59am -

    A Leading Perspective

    • Networking, Inspiration, and Education; Preparing for #SHRM17
      It’s springtime and for many of us, this means rebirth, growth and perhaps even “new life.”  All around us, we see the signs. Before we know it, life will literally be buzzing around us. As HR professionals, we see this transformation in our w…
      - 20 Mar 17, 6:29pm -
    • Back Off; It’s Mine! (A tale of missed opportunity)
      “I hope you don’t often feel the breeze of an opportunity passing you by.” Carol Strider (aka Heather’s mom) I was traveling a while ago and overheard someone say, “you did not lose the opportunity; someone simply wanted it more.” I conte…
      - 24 Nov 16, 1:34am -
    • Does this country need more HR professionals?

      - 15 Jul 16, 11:50pm -
    • Purposeful HR
      I’m here at SHRM16 milling about with thousands of other Human Resource Professionals. I was on a walk last night, proudly wearing my SHRM16 Blogger tshirt, and stepped into a joint to get some water. An employee of the store, referring to my shir…
      - 20 Jun 16, 3:35pm -
    • Get Certified; Stay Certified!
      Years and years ago, I decided I wanted to get certified. This was no small deal; I had been raised in state government and NONE of my peers or supervisors were certified nor did any of them, as far as I could tell, see the value in it. I began the s…
      - 20 Jun 16, 12:20am -
    • Mindfully Including Howard Ross
      Years ago, I was a member of my local SHRM Chapter and was helping our current president recruit for new Board Members. On one particular year, the Diversity Chair position was vacant and so I offered to help recruit for that position. I had been i…
      - 17 Jun 16, 9:43pm -