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Making it Work

By Blog, HR

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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When HR Screws Up Royally

By Blog, Dream Job, HR, Terrible HR

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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Friending a Foe?

By Blog, Employee Communications, HR

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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3 Things to Never Tell Your Boss

By Blog, Get Promoted, HR

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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Holiday’s at Work… Decorations Abound (Part 1)

By Blog, HR, Leadership

It’s already mid-November. Where the heck did the year go? But alas, the holidays are approaching – unless you are at any retail store where the holidays have firmly arrived. Anyway… Navigating the muddy water of work-appropriate holiday celebrations is always a struggle. I’ll be highlighting three different holiday-related situations…

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