Your Professional Conduct Policy > Freedom of Speech

The biggest lie the devil ever told your employees is that Freedom of Speech protects them from being fired. Nothing could be further from the truth.  There are things that… Get the Rest

A Man’s DIY Guide to Rid Your Company of Gender-Related Harassment

Ready for some mansplaining?  Good, because I'm a guy, and damn, it seems like companies are having a hard time avoiding gender-related harassment.  So I'm here to help. I'm

RANT: Stop Being Weak When Announcing Resignations…

Ah yes. The voluntary resignation.  Of a good person.  Or maybe just an OK person. We love to wring our hands - both inside and outside HR - about

Should You Always Pick Talent Over Trust?

That's a loaded/trick question. You probably reacted to that by thinking, "We have nothing if we don't have trust."  To me, I'm not sure - I think it depends

Never Let Your Boss Tell You How Other People Feel About You Without Forcing These 2 Questions…

Dateline: Somewhere in Corporate America. The Scene: A C-Level is telling the HR pro who reports to him what another C-level thinks about her performance (hint---it's not glowing). The Mistake: The

The Key To Getting Internal Promotions–The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need

Brown-noser.  Suck-up.  Kiss-A**. These are the terms you'll hear.  Pay them no mind, white-collar worker.  You're here to win. Those are the stones thrown by the masses who

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Is Unlimited PTO Just a Scam Not to Pay Out Accrued Vacation and Sick Time?

Yeah, I said it. In my darkest moments, I'm a bit of a skeptic.  And I think unlimited PTO might just be a scam to not pay out accrued

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The Day The Google Died

OK, died might be strong.  But contracted a fatal disease that will one day make it perish?  Accurate... If there's one thing we know through the annuals of time

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Here’s To the Crazy Ones: And Why You Don’t Deserve Them

Been doing a lot of performance work for some client companies lately.  As you might expect, I'm trying to push the companies to get out of the mindset

Should Companies Owe Payroll Taxes on Current/Future Workplace Robots/AI?

"The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist." --Verbal Kint in The Usual Suspects It's impossible if you follow tech in any industry or