toolkit

Your HR Career Toolkit

I’ve never met an HR pro who isn’t looking for a toolkit to facilitate personal or professional change. Whether it’s a seven-part coaching curriculum or a facilitated day of discussion,… Get the Rest

quality of hire

Quality of Hire Matters When No One Gets Fired

No environment exists in America where people are fired dispassionately, quickly and easily. It just doesn't happen, folks. Yes, there are boiler rooms and call centers where people smile and

Keep Recruiting and HR Together

Here is my semi-annual appeal to HR and recruiting leaders who don't get along and want to go their separate ways: Keep recruiting and HR together under one

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Alcohol and Holiday Parties

Holiday parties are tough for me because I struggle with alcohol. I am a petite woman, so it's tough for me to hold my liquor. It just takes a

recruiter

3 Attributes of Decent Recruiters

There are three qualities of a decent recruiter. By recruiter, I mean anybody who is involved in sourcing, staffing, managing requisition workflows, coordinating offers, coaching hiring managers, and,

North Carolina, HB2 and HR

I live in North Carolina, a state so beautiful that people like me visit from desperate hell holes in the Midwest and say things like, “I’m never going

Back-to-School with HR

It's the end of August, and many HR parents are dealing with the back-to-school blues. Not your blues. You've got your life on lockdown, and your kids have been

HR Conferences

Global HR Conferences are the Same Everywhere

HR Conferences around the world are all the same. I can say this with authority. I've been to events in over thirty states in America, multiple events in Canada,

Nobody Wants Those Crummy Trump Jobs

I'm unabashedly libertarian in my politics. I don't think government can solve anything that you can't fix yourself. There are exceptions, of course. You can't fight systemic problems like

Safe HR Topics for Troubled Times

Unless you're living in a cave, you are up-to-speed on all the latest problems in the world. From the bombings in Baghdad to gun violence in America, there