Your First Hire, Your First Fire and HR Power

Do you remember your first hire, the one that marked your entry into the glamorous world of HR? It’s a big rush to offer someone a job, and it makes… Get the Rest

HR and FOT’s Law

Huh, you say. FOT’s Law. What is that? Hold on for a minute and I’ll clue you in. I don’t work in HR. I’ve never played one on TV

A Man’s DIY Guide to Rid Your Company of Gender-Related Harassment

Ready for some mansplaining?  Good, because I'm a guy, and damn, it seems like companies are having a hard time avoiding gender-related harassment.  So I'm here to help. I'm

New Generations Are Spawning! Birth of the Nano-Generation

Just when we thought the hype about millennials might die down to a dull roar so we could get back to treating people like, well, people, some consultant

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Is Unlimited PTO Just a Scam Not to Pay Out Accrued Vacation and Sick Time?

Yeah, I said it. In my darkest moments, I'm a bit of a skeptic.  And I think unlimited PTO might just be a scam to not pay out accrued

Here’s a Scary Video For HR Leaders Who Really Worry About Getting Sued

Over many years as a manager and editor, there's one thing I have heard over and over about HR professionals: They're always worried about getting sued! It's true. In our ultra-litigious 21st

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Are You a “Day 1” Leader?

Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon. You might have heard of him, or at least you've heard of his company. This year Amazon will do

Laurie Ruettimann Discusses Autonomy and Power in HR

Employee engagement numbers are low all over the world, and sometimes I think HR professionals forget that they’re employees, too. Work sucks for them as much as it

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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 –

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Productive People Punch List

We all know them.  The types who can exercise 2 hours a day, get their kids to school (dressed) and to every activity on time (with snacks) as