It’s Only a Matter of Time Until You Hire a Digital Employee – What Does that Mean for Your “Analog” Employees?

CMS Wire recently posted an article titled, Ready or Not, Here Come the ‘Digital Employees’. It was the term ‘Digital Employees’ that caught my attention in the article’s title. HR has… Get the Rest

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

Employee Relations Moment of Truth: We All Fail

Do you know how I got into HR? I wanted to work with people. Every time I think about that sentence these days, "I want to work with people",

Some Hires Might Not Be Worth the Trouble – Lawsuit Uber is Fighting Proves It

I’m a House of Cards fan…power, subterfuge, shady deals and intrigue. Sign me up. Can’t wait for the new season. I like drama and backroom politics. It’s fun

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Drop Your Counteroffers and Bet on Boomerang Employees Instead

Nothing quite like a marriage metaphor, right? You’ve heard these stories (or perhaps you’ve lived this story) – after years of asking, pleading, and begging (to a man’s

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Should You Fire Social Media Trolls?

What Are Trolls? Internet trolls are an abundant and unfortunate byproduct of the internet's unlimited amounts of communication and anonymity. In the early days of the internet, trolls were limited to message

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True Sign of a Great Leader > How Well They Protect PTO

To me there is one way to know if a leader is worth their salt.  It is something I don’t recall seeing in leadership books, white papers, or

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They Did Not Suck: 5 Rules For Saying Why You Got Fired or Left Your Last Job

Gather round the monitor kids, because I'm about to break off some knowledge that a lot of you don't fully understand. Let's start with a general rule: If you're

VIDEO: No Scrubs with Joe Gerstandt – Taking Employees’ Words at Face Value

Check out the latest episode of No Scrubs below, featuring host Dawn Burke and her guest Joe Gerstandt, a speaker, writer and consultant within the scope of diversity and inclusion. Together, Dawn and Joe

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The One Thing It Takes to Be a Real Manager

Although it pains me to say it, I'm somewhat of an expert on passive-aggressive behavior. The good people at Wikipedia describe passive-aggressive behavior as follows: The indirect expression of hostility, such