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Develop Your HR Philosophy

I’m a natural cynic, which means that I don’t buy the hype around anything from pony rides to human resources conferences. If people are having fun, I’m skeptical. There’s a… Get the Rest

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Laurie Ruettimann says HR Should Deliver Value and Build Trust

Lots of HR professionals want to know how to deliver value and build trust in organizations. (Like there’s a ten-step plan for being a better human being, too. Whatever.) People

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Have You Heard of Unit Testing in HR?

I have a friend named Shane Gray. He's awesome. I'm not a technical person, but he introduced me to the concept of unit testing. Do you know anything about

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Laurie Ruettimann talks Sales and HR

Do you guys know the Gaping Void cartoon? It’s sort of like The Oatmeal and Savage Chickens except that it was early to the internet. The humor is reminiscent

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Good Design in HR Tech

HR technologists have recently jumped on the bandwagon of good design, which is awesome. It's about time. What is good design? Dieter Rams offered ten principles for good design,

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Laurie Ruettimann says Self-Handicapping Makes You Lame

I am guilty of self-handicapping. I don’t want to try too hard or raise expectations too much. I want people to think I’m smart and accomplished. If I

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Coasting Through Your HR Career

FOT Note: This post comes straight out of the FOT vault. Every now and then, we like to re-run golden nuggets of insight to keep the message alive.

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HR Seems to Operate at the Speed of Slow

I have several friends with gifted and talented kids who are also spaced out, distracted and slow. In some cases, there are clinical reasons why these children can't grasp

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Daylight Saving Time and HR Drama

If you are an American, you are probably tired. Today is the first Monday of daylight saving time (DST), which allows most of our country to gain an extra

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Laurie Ruettimann talks Girl Develop It

Earlier this year, a friend of mine told me that he teaches a Girl Develop It class in Cincinnati. What’s Girl Develop It? Girl Develop It is a nonprofit organization