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Are You Earning Your HR Badges?

A friend of mine, and a true friend of HR, recently posted on Facebook that he received a mentorship badge. That friend was Steve Browne (AKA – @sbrowneHR – the… Get the Rest

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Would You Pay a Bonus to an Employee to Keep them Skinny?

The world of professional sports gives us this great microcosm of compensation philosophy. Within professional athlete contracts, we find all kinds of crazy stuff. Depending on the sport,

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Writer’s Block. Six-Year-Olds. And Truth.

Be forewarned.  I am experiencing writer's block.  It's so bad, I just poured myself a glass of bubbly and then proceeded to leave it in the kitchen. Which meant

The Killer HR App – Your Face

Almost 20 years ago I read a book that made me want to see around corners and over the horizon. That book was called “Unleashing the Killer App.”

Is Your Talent Strategy Krzyzewski or Calipari-Flavored?

You think this is going to be a sports post. Trust me, it's more about you than it is about sports. Simple question - Is Your Talent Strategy more

Leadership. It’s Always the Answer

How many of you are in the throes of strategy planning and budgeting for 2017?  It's also talent review, total rewards and expense management season.  Oh, and for

You Haven’t Thought about Annual Reviews for 10 Months. Here’s Your Survival Cheat Sheet

Let's face it, you're a little bit behind as a manager of people this year. You had the thing in your family, you had to fire Jan for sexting

Are You Tracking Recruiters? Or Spying?

Trackers. The bane of every recruiter. Call trackers, "activity" trackers, shared trackers, weekly trackers, monthly trackers, "tick" sheets....no matter the name or the purpose, most recruiters I've managed

Cultural Meltdown: When Values Don’t Match Workers’ Day-to-Day Reality

"If there is one job that I as CEO must do for our team members, customers, communities, and shareholders, it is to be the keeper of our company’s

Low Employee Performance May Actually Be HR’s Fault

It strikes me that HR has had a long history of low self-esteem. How else do you explain the plethora of articles and blog posts calling for the