Hello, hello, baby. You called, I can’t hear a thing.
I have got no service in the club, you see, see
Wha-Wha-What did you say?
Oh, you’re breaking up on me
Sorry, I cannot hear you, I’m kinda busy.
– Lady Gaga
What is one of the key HR lessons from Canada? A key learning is that the future is bright and in good hands. Check out this video of students from Mount Royal University, commenting on why they love HR, what HR means to them, and what they see for their future.
Sharing our lives through social media, rather than living our lives on it
I’ve been in HR for twelve years. To say it’s a love/hate job is an understatement. Some days are rewarding, other days not quite. I’ve thought about leaving HR but stop when I remember the good stuff: the variety, the phenomenal HR people I’ve met in the last twelve years and the positive impact.
Let’s explore these aspects of HR…too often we forget about them when we’re having a bad day.
No Day Is the Same
Over the years, I’ve learned to value wisdom no matter where it comes from. Too many times I have encountered people who discredit wisdom because of the source. While many would choose to ignore wisdom proffered by those least expected, I relish conventional wisdom delivered unconventionally. On September 22, 2015 we lost arguably the greatest embodiment of this concept. Yogi Berra, longtime Yankee legend and greatest champion in the history of baseball, passed away at the age of 90.
Bank of America, Huntington Bank Win 2015 HRM Impact Award
Even though we are in the middle of the first month in 2015, it is never too late to have goals or resolutions to focus on for this period. I thought I would share a few I have in the hopes that they might be of value to you as well.
Our firm is not a pure HR firm, but we do a variety of work in the Talent Acquisition and Talent Development areas. Here are my resolutions for 2015:
In 2015 I WILL:
In July, Harvard Business Review featured a blog post by Ram Charan titled, It's Time to Split HR. SHRM CEO, Hank Jackson, responded to the post with the following comment:
Dear Mr. Charan,
I have read several of your books and have been impressed with your analysis of the drivers of board and business success as it relates to human resources.