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HRLeadership
October 4, 2012

“Ignorance is Bliss”

I am a big fan of CBS Sunday Morning – in fact, I DVR it every week to be sure I never miss an episode. I have learned so much from the show over the years because they report interesting and quirky news stories that you cannot find anywhere else.…
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HRLeadership
September 17, 2012

Performance Management 101

So you are back from the summer slump and heading into the busiest time of the year – fourth quarter. And for most employees, fourth quarter means one thing is coming… performance reviews (otherwise known as annual reviews, bull&h!t feedback updates, and so on). Depending upon where you work, performance…
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Employee EngagementHR
September 7, 2012

5 Ways to Push Past Your Summer Slump

Summer is over – and the harsh reality of your first “real” week back at work is probably crashing down on you now, pretty hard. Even if you didn’t actually have a summer break (aka – you’re not a teacher), work tends to slow down significantly during the summer as…
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HRLeadership
August 23, 2012

NASCAR and HR: Drug Testing and Second Chances?

While I have pondered bringing my two loves together, HR and NASCAR, the opportunities to do so are few and far in between. But with a life list dream event coming up (attending my first NASCAR event at Atlanta Motor Speedway), I thought it fitting to finally let my dirty…
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HR
March 9, 2011

Diversity “Quotas”

A recent post by Stuart on his site 1.00 FTE examined quotas for women - while he was referencing women representation on boards, diversity "quotas" or goals still exist in our corporate landscape. When first introduced, quotas/goals were necessary - the corporate landscape largely existed of white men, particularly in…
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HR
February 7, 2011

Scheduling it Right

I know that the economy is rough, that there are limited jobs out there, and that employers have a sense of "you owe me" when they have an open position. Here's what I know for sure: While the economy is tight, there are more jobs opening up each and every…
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HR
January 31, 2011

Know the Business

Having fallen into Human Resources by accident from several other departments, I am often confused by how many of my HR colleagues approach partnering with their leaders. Typically I see HR business partners just show up; provide relevant HR updates, deliverables, deadlines; answer a few questions; and then leave -…
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HRTerrible HR
January 25, 2011

Terrible HR Tuesday – Counter Offer Part 1

In my HR career, I have encountered many questionable HR "talent." You know the ones, the HR employees that give us all a bad name? The ones who aren't passionate about HR, but ended up there? I'm hoping to highlight "terrible HR" here on Tuesdays, as long as I have…
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