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Have you ever had one of those days when you’re never not busy? Everyone has a need or want that must be met asap? The day is getting shorter, but your to-do list is getting longer? Ha, who am I kidding, we’re HR Pros, that’s every day.
 
I’ve had one of those days this entire week.
 
August 4, 2017

 

The other day, I was scrolling through Facebook, and I get a notification that my friend and college roommate tagged me.  He shares very openly some pretty major challenges in his life (depression, losing his house and belongings in a fire.  You know, THAT kind of major).  Then he says “I wouldn’t be where I am today without the following:”, listing a number of people, including me.

Two things hit me instantly:

July 19, 2017

On May 10, @shrmnextchat chatted with special guest Robin Schooling about HR, Be Human. Be Awesome.

If you missed this informative chat, you can read all the tweets here:

 

May 10, 2017

 

 

Does the workplace have a love/hate relationship with HR?

It’s a profession with the best intentions and the worst stereotypes. It’s often misunderstood. HR is responsible for every aspect of an organization’s most valuable asset—its workforce—and the pressure is always on. In their efforts to be credible, competent and compliant, human resource professionals can sometimes come across as being very inhuman

May 5, 2017

 

 

I like to read and re-read blogs on leadership.  They are helpful reminders on what I need to keep doing (or not doing) and where there are opportunities for personal growth.  Although expressed from different perspectives, the articles often cover the same attributes or competencies that we rightfully expect from good leaders.

April 4, 2017

During my time at Ohio University, I fell hard for a new band (at the time) called U2. After I heard their music, I couldn’t get enough of them. We had two record (yes, record) stores in Athens at the time, and I made sure to make regular trips to both of them to pick up anything U2 had put out.

February 14, 2017

 

Stressed out at work? 

According to the SHRM Online article, Work Related Stress on Employees' Health, 40 percent of workers report their jobs as very or extremely stressful. 

January 6, 2017

On October 12, @shrmnextchat chatted with SHRM Editor Kathy Gurchiek @shrmwriter about Bad Bosses.

In case you missed this eye-opening chat you can read all the tweets here:

 

October 12, 2016

 

 

A bad boss can not only ruin your job experience, really bad ones can destroy trust, ruin a company’s culture and negatively affect engagement, productivity and retention.

Poor leadership is like a cancer: left unchecked, due to a lack of awareness or complacency, it will slowly destroy an organization from the inside out.

October 11, 2016

 

Do you get the Sunday night blues because the reality of Monday morning is approaching?

Do you find yourself pushing the snooze button a third time because you don’t want to go to work?

Do you have to fight the urge every morning to call in sick?

Are you in survival mode by 8:30am and by 5pm feel drained dry?

August 9, 2016

Every so often I am fortunate enough to travel for HR. I’ve been an active volunteer for SHRM for over 15 years now and it’s always cool to me to get to go to a place away from home and see my peers. I never take it for granted and I’ve been able to venture out to places I may have never gone to on my own.

March 1, 2016
 

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HR Executives Favor Greater Salary Transparency

By Stephen Miller, CEBS  2/2/2015

News Updates
February 3, 2015

 

It’s a simple word that carries incredible power.  When it occurs, you see people light up and respond in ways that they hadn’t mere moments from receiving it.

Encouragement.

It’s something we’re hesitant to do – especially in HR.  People tend to hesitate because we don’t know when you’re either doing it “enough” or “too much.”

Discouragement.

January 27, 2015

Transformation can inspire. Hear how Steve Browne, SPHR inspires through his work in HR. Visit annual.shrm.org to register for the SHRM 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition. #SHRM14 #HR

 

 

June 21, 2014

The conversation usually starts out like this . . .

“You’ll never believe what just happened!!  I have an employee who . . .”

May 21, 2014
 
This past week we celebrated a Team Member’s 30th anniversary !!  This is a rarity in any organization these days.  She truly is beloved.  When we sent out the notice that we were going to recognize her, many people, including several Executives and Senior Leaders, cleared their schedules to make sure they were present.
 
April 14, 2014