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Your FOT Mad Men Wrap-up

How is it that almost an entire week has passed since the series finale of Mad Men—perhaps the most important workplace-related pop culture phenomenon in the last decade—and no one… Get the Rest

questions

Do I Want To Work In HR There?

Interesting read here about the questions you should ask before joining a start-up. Having 3+ start-ups under my belt, I can tell you I agree with most of

your brain on social media

This Is Your Brain On Social Media (And It May Not Be Good.)

Below is a video of Dr. Dan Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, discussing the impact social media is having on us humans.

together alone

We Need More Meetings at Work

I know – lock me up. While everyone else is finding ways to dodge meetings I’m raising the flag that says in order to do better business we

team culture

Don’t Hide Your Crazy

"Go and fix your makeup, well, it's just a break up, Run and hide your crazy and start actin' like a lady..." Miranda Lambert sings about it, there are t-shirts

leadership

Everyone Needs Their Mr. Spock

Whatever... I know it's late.  But my turn wasn't up yet. Still, despite the late timing, I can't let my opportunity pass without paying homage to the one

safety

“Provided By Management For Your Safety”

I was in an airport restroom last week and the seat cover holder made me laugh.  I'd never noticed it before, but this particular one actually said, "Provided

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Gossip Girls and Boys – HR’s New Productivity Weapon?

For all my career I’ve heard that loose lips sink ships. I was told don’t talk about your coworkers, don’t spread gossip. And if you are in HR,

DailyShow

HR Lessons From The Daily Show

Jon Stewart recently announced that he is retiring from The Daily Show. I learned this news on Facebook from my cousin Katie, who also gave me the flu

employees

Five Common Employees… As Shown by the Oscars

Another year of entertainment has come and gone.  The awards season is officially over with the completion of the 87th Annual Academy Awards. If you are anything like me---as