Holiday Giving For Employees – It’s Not That Simple

I have two kids… actually they are no longer kids but young adults—21 and 23. When they were 6 and 4, buying them gifts for Christmas was easy. Make the… Get the Rest


Kobe Bryant and Paying Above Market Compensation

If you follow professional sports, you probably know by now that Kobe Bryant returned to the NBA in December, played six games, and has been back out with injuries since

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Would say $500/month be enough to get you to move closer to the office?

The recent ‘working from home’ kerfuffle that sprang from Yahoo’s decision to end all remote working arrangements and Best Buy’s move to end their ROWE program at their corporate HQ,


1st Time Job Regrets

how can i get back with my ex girlfriend One of the most read blog posts I've written in the last two years is: How To 'Really' Get

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Why is Your Retirement My Problem?

I'm a 401k salesman. Don't get me wrong, I'm an HR generalist in the truest, small-company sense.  I source dozens of jobs a month, touch a lot of compensation

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Celebrate Rarely. Grind Daily.

bad credit need a home I was driving recently, can't remember where, and listening to the radio when the commentator I was listening to (again, can't remember who)


Lunch Breaks: 1 Hour Too Long

We do a lot of stuff in our organizations for the sake of, well, "we've always done it that way" kind of thinking.  Why do we have our

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Do What You Love! Or don’t…

As an HR Professional I can't tell you how many times over the past 2 decades I've either read or listen to some conference speaker go on poetically


Bobby Petrino, Hiring Manager, Thought HR Was Way Too Slow

Not sure who Bobby Petrino is?  He's the former Arkansas football Coach who was fired for a variety of things - hiring a mistress (former volleyball player at


The HR Gift Giving Guide (for your most annoying employees)

It's that time of year again. The time of year where we hand out holiday bonuses and wish we could give people what they really deserve. A swift