creative

Kick-Start Your HR Creativity – Two Lessons From Jared Leto

The Thin Red Line. Fight Club.  American Psyco.  These are films that solidified Jared Leto‘s success as an Oscar-winning actor. Then, as his star was rising, he basically stopped making… Get the Rest

change

3 Hidden Costs of Change

When a company is in an uproar, it's estimated that employees will lose as much as 2 additional hours per day in productivity. The anxiety associated with change or

hr

Screw The Gym. 3 Healthier Ways To Keep Your 2016 HR Resolutions

January 1st.  My gym is packed.  Brand new workout gear is on display.  There's a line for the adduction lever machine. Fitness resolutions are certainly worthy, but, like most

career advice

Kick-A$$ Career Advice for 2016

It's that time of year. The traditional time of reflecting and planning for our professional lives is upon us. It's bull. It's actually the worst time to be doing any

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What HR Can Learn from Oprah Winfrey

It’s tough being an HR pro. You hear all the negatives. From the boss. From the C-Suite. From employees. From the parking lot attendant at the airport. Seems that

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Today is #GivingTuesday

Remember how you ate a bunch of food last week and then went out and bought a bunch of junk for family members who don't love you during

let it go

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

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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

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If Playboy Can Give Up Nudity, You Can Toss An Outdated Vacation Policy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