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Get PromotedHRLeadership
October 21, 2013

Learning & Development in the Real World

It took me a long time in my career to understand that my success, development and growth were solely up to me. In school, the professors always made it sound like the company would care about our success; that they would foster us through different experiences to keep us on…
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Employee CommunicationsHR
August 6, 2013

Fire Drills at Work

The alarm starts blaring and your entire 5th grade class covers their ears and then promptly lines up to quickly exit the building without talking and staying in a single-file line, to go to your designated spot in the parking lot for roll call. That’s a fire drill… right? Until you…
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HRLeadership
May 13, 2013

Heeding the Warning Signs

This past week has been a (recurring) lesson in paying attention to the signs around me. It made me think back to the many clients and employee’s I’ve worked with over the years, who have simply ignored the warnings their manager had given them about their achievement standards. But first,…
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HR
April 29, 2013

Making it Work

Oh how I love Tim Gunn on Project Runway when he utters the words, “Make it work!” How many times a day do you have to utter those same words to yourself when something goes off-track? If you are me, it’s several times a day… and this week (yes, I…
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Dream JobHRTerrible HR
February 25, 2013

When HR Screws Up Royally

There are few things that I read these days that shock me into slack-jaw syndrome. But I had one of those moments yesterday, followed quickly with: “HR just effed that up royally. Whoa.” Yahoo! sent an internal memo to every single one of their global employees, telling them that they…
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Employee CommunicationsHR
February 22, 2013

Friending a Foe?

I had an “arch-enemy” in one of my previous roles. I loathed working with him, he probably hated working with me just as much, and it was an unfriendly deal all around. I’m fairly easy to get along with, I think at least, but I admit that I have absolutely…
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Get PromotedHR
February 14, 2013

3 Things to Never Tell Your Boss

Like most people, you want everyone to like you – including your boss. Maybe you’re still in the fairy-tale stage of your career and thinking that your boss is your friend, or perhaps you have entered reality and know that your boss is, well – just your boss. It’s easy…
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