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Re-Entry Is A Bitch

I’ve been off the blog grid for a long time. Why? These words come to mind: Life. Work. Focus. Depletion. Writer’s block. Fatigue. Apathy. Boredom. Regurgitation. Extra-work. My soul—not my… Get the Rest

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The Art and Science of Managing the Employee Side Hustle

I must still have the NBA Summer League and basketball on the brain, (for more info and background of what I am talking about, see Kris Dunn’s post

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What Does “Having It All” Mean for HR?

Let's face it.  There are a lot of women in HR.  There are also fewer women at the top, as with other professions.  When women do get to

Thought Leader

Thought Leader = What, Exactly?

I have a new pet peeve. I occasionally get messages from HR people looking to network or looking for opportunities.  That's cool.  We all do that.  No big whoop. 

disillusionment

Are You In The Trough of Disillusionment?

I have a confession to make… I actually learned something about HR from an IT guy!  Shocking, isn’t it?  I was recently chatting with Nate McBride (go check

internal promotion

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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Where do you see yourself in 5 years? (This question is the pits.)

If you told me at 23 that I’d be spending my St. Patrick’s Day weekend debating paint samples and watching The Talented Mr. Ripley on Netflix with my

Code Blue jobs

Code Blue Jobs

Spring weather is finally hitting the Midwest, and we can actually go outside and see grass instead of snow. Where I live, the first spring Friday is usually

How our first job shaped us

What Does Your First Job Say About You?

For whatever reason, I was eager to start working.  My friends gave me a hard time as they were hanging out and sleeping in while I was up

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Coasting Through Your HR Career

There is only one HR Director at your company. She is in her late 40s, has worked there for nearly 20 years, and she’s not budging. What do you