The Movie “Clerks” Proves The Innovators Are The Ones With Great Careers

We’ve said it in this space before. Follow along from home or the office: –Great performers/talent see the world differently than others… –Exceeds performance should be reserved for the game… Get the Rest

When Training Is Acquired By HR

Let's face it---one of the things that gets slung on the world of HR at some point is the Training Department. What type of training you ask? Well, the

Grading the Clinton/Trump vs Bush/Gore Workplace Bullying Responses

Ah yes. The workplace.  Full of great people, colleagues, mentors... And jerks who try to bully you. Jerks who try to bully you come in a lot of flavors in

Your Professional Conduct Policy > Freedom of Speech

The biggest lie the devil ever told your employees is that Freedom of Speech protects them from being fired. Nothing could be further from the truth.  There are things

A Man’s DIY Guide to Rid Your Company of Gender-Related Harassment

Ready for some mansplaining?  Good, because I'm a guy, and damn, it seems like companies are having a hard time avoiding gender-related harassment.  So I'm here to help. I'm

RANT: Stop Being Weak When Announcing Resignations…

Ah yes. The voluntary resignation.  Of a good person.  Or maybe just an OK person. We love to wring our hands - both inside and outside HR - about

Should You Always Pick Talent Over Trust?

That's a loaded/trick question. You probably reacted to that by thinking, "We have nothing if we don't have trust."  To me, I'm not sure - I think it depends

Never Let Your Boss Tell You How Other People Feel About You Without Forcing These 2 Questions…

Dateline: Somewhere in Corporate America. The Scene: A C-Level is telling the HR pro who reports to him what another C-level thinks about her performance (hint---it's not glowing). The Mistake: The

The Key To Getting Internal Promotions–The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need

Brown-noser.  Suck-up.  Kiss-A**. These are the terms you'll hear.  Pay them no mind, white-collar worker.  You're here to win. Those are the stones thrown by the masses who

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Is Unlimited PTO Just a Scam Not to Pay Out Accrued Vacation and Sick Time?

Yeah, I said it. In my darkest moments, I'm a bit of a skeptic.  And I think unlimited PTO might just be a scam to not pay out accrued