Employee Relations Moment of Truth: We All Fail

Do you know how I got into HR? I wanted to work with people. Every time I think about that sentence these days, “I want to work with people“, I… Get the Rest

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Drop Your Counteroffers and Bet on Boomerang Employees Instead

Nothing quite like a marriage metaphor, right? You’ve heard these stories (or perhaps you’ve lived this story) – after years of asking, pleading, and begging (to a man’s

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Joe Gerstandt – Taking Employees’ Words at Face Value

Check out the latest episode of No Scrubs below, featuring host Dawn Burke and her guest Joe Gerstandt, a speaker, writer and consultant within the scope of diversity and inclusion. Together, Dawn and Joe

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The One Thing It Takes to Be a Real Manager

Although it pains me to say it, I'm somewhat of an expert on passive-aggressive behavior. The good people at Wikipedia describe passive-aggressive behavior as follows: The indirect expression of hostility, such

HR and the Dark Side of Leadership

I am speaking in June at #SHRM 2017 in New Orleans on “HR and the Dark Side of Leadership”. Dark topics are not new for me or for

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Here’s Why Life — and HR — Is So Very Different in the Aloha State

HONOLULU -- It's been 20 years since I've been in Hawaii, but the moment I arrived back in Honolulu last week, it felt like I had never left. My connection

“He’s a Good Guy, Except For The Jihad”… (The Burden of Action in HR)

If you can't see the tweet above this line, enable images.  It's worth it. I was chilling out reading the Wall Street Journal (#humblebrag) during the the South's latest

Thanksgiving – The First Employee Engagement Event

In a couple of days many of us will be pulling our chairs up to a table full of food that seems designed to turn on every single

Yes, American Workers Can Learn a Lot From Their Uber-Loyal Canadian Cousins

Everybody knows that Canadians, our English-speaking cousins to the North, are wonderfully courteous and kind, but guess what? They're also incredibly loyal to their employers as well. Yes, this is

Put a Fork in Millennials – They’re Done

I wish I wrote better headlines. A great headline assures readership no matter how poorly written and researched a post/article is. I could have put a number in it