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5 Signs You Haven’t Let Go Of Your Old Job

About 79 years ago, I spent a fair bit of time working on a software implementation project in Saudi Arabia. It was a career-altering and—in some ways—life-changing experience for me… Get the Rest


Baby Boomers Leaving Doesn’t Equal Lack of Workers!

You're finally feeling it, aren't you?  Those older workers, the ones we call the Baby Boomers, are finally retiring. The great famed "White Wave" is upon us, about


The Gig Economy – Where Uber Drivers All Drive Teslas

In 2013, a Tesla burst into flames when it ran over a metal object. Then it happened again a few weeks later.  A federal investigation was launched and

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If Playboy Can Give Up Nudity, You Can Toss An Outdated Vacation Policy

"I only read it for the articles" may soon be true for Playboy fans! Playboy has officially announced it will be PG-13 as of 2016 and no longer print

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Can You Train People to Work Hard?

Think about the people who have failed at your workplace. We know that it’s not usually because they lacked technical skill. It usually falls into one of two


Corporate Freudian Psychoanalysis: Is That A Cigar or Are You Just Engaged?

We're going to a weird place today. And I know this is a simplistic analysis but go with it… it’ll be fun! Freud (Sigmund, the psychiatry guy, not the


Intimacy In The Workplace: It’s a “Do”

The Breakfast Club (TBC) is 30 years old this year, which means I first saw it when I was 3. Okay... maybe I was 5. It's a classic movie that

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You Deserve an HR Sabbatical

There is an alternate universe where human resources professionals are revered as workforce leaders. They are offered paid leave every seven years to learn more about their industry.

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How To Negotiate Like A 4-Year-Old… And Win

My daughter has her first loose tooth. She's four, so it's a bit early... but her dentist indicated it's all genetic. So rest assured it's not because she's

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The Evolution of Hiring: Do It Differently

One of my favorite cartoons as a kid was The Jetsons.  George and family living in the sky, flying cars and best of all... Rosie, the loveable robot