Bust Out Your Calculators! It’s Open Enrollment.

wellnesssucks Bad HR, Compensation/Cash Money, Culture, Employee Relations, Good HR, Tanya Barham, Trench HR, wellness

Ohhhhhhh yes.  It’s that time of year again.  HR and Benefits know that this is the time of year when employees need to make some important choices about their benefits plans. These are choices that, in the unfortunate event that someone might need to actually use a big chunk of health care, can have some pretty serious financial consequences for …

Worst Health Advice Ever? Don’t Rush Back…

Tim Sackett Benefits, Compensation/Cash Money, Driving Productivity, Good HR, Performance, Tim Sackett, wellness

I had surgery recently (yes, KD and JLee made me sign a release form about my health information in order to be HIPAA compliant, don’t you worry) and had to spend a few days in the hospital and some time at home recovering. The interesting part of the entire experience was the “negotiation” of my time off with my doctor.  …

Family Friendly Workplace? When the Sh!t Hits The Fan.

Tanya Barham Candidate Pool, Career Paths, Compensation/Cash Money, Culture, HR (& Life!) Advice, wellness

Unless you were conceived in a test tube and raised by wolves, you probably have parents.  Chances are also good that after bringing you into this world, someone out there was kind enough to hold your wobbly head, wipe your rear and feed you every two hours all through the day and night for months at a time –  at …