Do You Run HR Like Hotel Le Bleu? Let’s Hope Not…

Paul Hebert Culture, Employee Relations, Engagement and Satisfaction, Paul Hebert, Personal Brand

Hurricane Irene came sashaying up to the east coast of the US last week and made quite an entrance. A lot of damage, a lot of power outages, and a lot of stress.   New York and New Jersey took drastic measures and ordered evacuations and emergency measures that may have seemed out of whack – but hey, if I were …

Abercrombie & Fitch – Tough “Situation” – Buh-bye Jersey Shore

Paul Hebert Bad HR, Culture, Employee Relations, Engagement and Satisfaction, Paul Hebert, Performance

A&F gots no love for the “Situation” – or pretty much anyone on the show “Jersey Shore.” FTR – I have never watched – and do not ever plan to watch “Jersey Shore” – unless, of course, it is part of some sort of “A Clockwork Orange” behavioral modification program.  But…I do peruse the interwebs and watch “The Soup” on …

Like Water for Culture…

Paul Hebert Culture, Paul Hebert

Think this through… You’re hunting down the perfect hire.  You’ve outlined the specs for the job.  You’ve combed through all the job boards and check the passive (aggressive) candidates on LinkedIn.  You’ve identified two strong candidates and you bring them in for the interview.  They both do well. You stack up their resumes and they both look pretty similar on paper. …

Who Knew There Was A Future HR Manager in Lord of the Flies?

Paul Hebert Culture, Employee Relations, HR, Innovation, Organizational Development, Paul Hebert

‘And you shut up! Who are you, anyway? Sitting there – telling people what to do. You can’t hunt, you can’t sing – ’ ‘I’m chief. I was chosen.’ ‘Why should choosing make any difference? Just giving orders that don’t make any sense – ’ ‘Piggy’s got the conch.’ ‘That’s right – favour Piggy as you always do – ’ …

HR Owns This One. Bellweathers – Charlie Sheen – HR Capitalist

Paul Hebert Culture, Current Affairs, Engagement and Satisfaction, Good HR, Kris Dunn, Organizational Development, Paul Hebert, Performance, Recognition, War for Talent

You are what you eat. You are what you drive. You are where you live. You are who you put up with. Is Charlie Sheen an Employee Bellwether? At first Charlie Sheen was an interesting side note to all the crazy stuff associated with the star-laden left coast. Then he became something more. He became headline news.  He became a …

When Your CEO is in the Weeds

timtolan Leadership, Tim Tolan

Let’s face it – we all have our way of doing things in our own unique style. There is a universal reason that no two people look exactly alike, think alike and process information exactly the same way.  That’s what makes the world go ‘round and ‘round! Some of us are expressive thinkers and outgoing while others are more cognitive and …