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Laurie Ruettimann advises What To Do When Someone Cuts You Down

I’m speaking at the 2015 Skillsoft Perspectives conference on Wednesday. I’ll be up on stage with a bunch of experts talking about talent analytics. A colleague of mine asked, “What… Get the Rest

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Doubling-Down on “Pretty Okay” Human Resources Leaders

Dave Ulrich has six competencies that define the modern human resources professional. Josh Bersin is out on the internet postulating a theory that he calls "Bold HR." I have

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Laurie Ruettimann says Feedback Is Not Always A Gift

A few years ago, I retired my blog because I wanted to write under my name. More importantly, I wanted to see if I could branch out beyond

Laurie - first post

Laurie Ruettimann says HR Should Think Like A Designer

I have some friends who are just back from Carowinds. They rode the new Fury 325 roller coaster. It seems insane and scary. (It’s also been stuck a few times.

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The Rise of HR Book Review

I was lucky enough to get a free and advanced copy of The Rise of HR: Wisdom from 73 Thought Leaders. Actually, I have two copies. One for me

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Laurie Ruettimann talks Conversations About Employer Branding

Not too long ago, I found myself in the restroom at one of the best companies to work for in America. When I went to wipe myself, the toilet

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Laurie Ruettimann talks The Busy Trap, Revisited

One of the most important things I’ve ever read in my life is a short essay called “The Busy Trap” by Tim Kreider. (Have you read it? Read it


Deloitte Wants to Take Your HR Job

I'm not a conspiracy theorist, but Deloitte wants to take your job. Do you hear me? No? Well, very few people are listening to me because I sound crazy.

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Laurie Ruettimann says Rob Lowe Wants You To #WorkHuman

There was a moment in 1992 when my dad forced me to watch ten minutes of a Tony Robbins video. I know he thought it would be helpful,


Calling the 2016 Presidential Election for HR!

Last week, I spoke with HR and recruiting professionals in Omaha. Have you been there? It's nice---if you like chain restaurants, which I do. Give me sweet potato fries and some