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Daily frustration is not fun.  Poor Mr. Wilson. In the comics, young Dennis would frustrate Mr. Wilson with his harebrained ideas and incessant bantering. Often Mr. Wilson would be screaming for Dennis to leave him alone, to leave his property, to leave the planet. And yet, in about an hour, Dennis would be back to torment.  Oh, the innocence of youth.

March 4, 2019

 

 

This year something that had once been an academic exercise became a reality. Myself and a few other managers in our building were asked to come to a conference room and we did not know why. A very senior manager in another department gave us a “heads up” that one of her employees, a medical trainee, was being stalked and threatened. This behavior was also exhibited towards another one of her employees.

January 31, 2019

Many years ago, I mediated an egregious sexual-harassment case. 

A young woman―bright, personable and talented―left the modeling world to pursue her goal of becoming a successful business executive. 

A series of nightmarish encounters with older male executives quashed her dreams. 

November 30, 2018

 

 

Do your employees socialize with their bosses? Meet their spouses and kids? Talk about personal things? Exercise with them? Buy them gifts?

November 16, 2018

 

 

Important reminder that, effective today, October 15, 2018, under the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL), employers must engage in a “cooperative dialogue” with applicants or employees in New York City with regard to reasonable accommodations in four (4) circumstances. More specifically, an employer must engage in the “cooperative dialogue” with:  

October 15, 2018
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May 21, 2018

 

 

When Work Works Winners Get Creative with Time-Off and Teambuilding 

 

January 10, 2018

 

Kelly Marinelli, SHRM-SCP, explains how HR can make a big difference in the success of a company and in people's lives.

 

December 5, 2017

 

Even stubborn organizations can change if HR professionals step up to be heard.

 

 

 For more human resources stories, visit the HR Storytellers video archive.

 

 

October 31, 2017

Janet Garber tells her harrowing story about a terminated employee and his bag of knives.

 

 

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October 18, 2017

Steve Browne, SHRM-SCP, tells his story about how HR professionals can recognize the beauty in people.

 

 

Originally posted on SHRM.org. HR Storytellers.

September 19, 2017

 

 

Some workplace conversations are just hard to have.

Like telling two of three applicants for a promotion that they won’t be getting one. Or speaking frankly about how unproductive your company’s meetings are.

August 17, 2017

SHRM Connect is an online community where SHRM members can ask questions and get answers on a variety of HR topics. It’s a great place to network with other HR professionals and share solutions.  

The conversation topics range from “HR Department of One” to Employment Law, are always insightful, and deal with some of the most pressing issues that HR professionals face in the workplace today.

August 11, 2017

 

We dropped my oldest daughter off at a YMCA overnight camp for the week, this past Sunday. This is the second year she attended and, this time around, my anxiety levels are a little lower and I'm getting a little more sleep than last year. Not by much, but it's better. Even writing this post makes me a little anxious.

July 27, 2017

Everyone is talking uncertainty these days, and it's not just a U.S. phenomenon! While attending the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Forum in Monte Carlo, Monaco, I had the chance to speak with EY Global Vice Chair for Talent Nancy Altobello along with neuroscientist Vivienne Ming and social entrepreneur Auddette Exel about dealing with rising uncertainty in today's workforce.

 

June 15, 2017

I like to think that I’m basically a good person; but then I think about what I’d do in a zombie apocalypse, and I realize I’m actually horrible and selfish. How do I know this? The first thing I’d do if I was scratched by a zombie is scratch my friends and a select few family members. I’m not going through that alone!

June 12, 2017


 

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of Lean In, lost her husband Dave unexpectedly in 2015.  This year, she teamed up with her friend and Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Adam Grant, to write Option B.

Option A is the employee's life with the loved one.  Option B is surviving without him or her. 

June 12, 2017

Author Christine V. Walters, SHRM-SCP, has it backwards when it comes to HR. That's not a criticism, though. That's the way her book is written—starting with the termination of the employment relationship and working back through the employee life cycle to the onboarding process.

June 5, 2017