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“Ignorance is Bliss”

By Blog, HR, Leadership

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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Performance Management 101

By Blog, HR, Leadership

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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Diversity “Quotas”

By Blog, HR

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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Scheduling it Right

By Blog, HR

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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Know the Business

By Blog, HR

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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