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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, they sign-off… Get the Rest

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Your HR Career Toolkit

I've never met an HR pro who isn't looking for a toolkit to facilitate personal or professional change. Whether it's a seven-part coaching curriculum or a facilitated day of

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Why Innovation Requires Rules

When you hear the word innovation most people think, new, groundbreaking, disruptive, interesting, free-form. The word doesn’t evoke images of strict processes and rules. Yet my experience working

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Ask Your Team Why You Suck – The Next Great HR Technique

Sometimes the universe has a way of conspiring to bring you what you need when you need it. I know some of you are thinking the universe did exactly

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You Know You’re a Manager When….

I can count many blessings. Among those is the fact that not only do I have a great boss, I have two fantastic managers reporting to me. When

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The Unbelievable Freedom In Changing Your Mind

"I traded fame for love without a second thought It all became a silly a game some things cannot be bought; I got exactly what I asked for, wanted it

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Here’s Why Life — and HR — Is So Very Different in the Aloha State

HONOLULU -- It's been 20 years since I've been in Hawaii, but the moment I arrived back in Honolulu last week, it felt like I had never left. My connection

“He’s a Good Guy, Except For The Jihad”… (The Burden of Action in HR)

If you can't see the tweet above this line, enable images.  It's worth it. I was chilling out reading the Wall Street Journal (#humblebrag) during the the South's latest

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The Wild West of A.I.

While I’m skeptical about the use of AI for recruiting and hiring (save machine learning, which is an altogether different if occasionally congruent construct), I kind of love

Keep Recruiting and HR Together

Here is my semi-annual appeal to HR and recruiting leaders who don't get along and want to go their separate ways: Keep recruiting and HR together under one