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 needed to… Get the Rest

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HR Bedside Manner

"Tell me the truth, Doc... how long do I have?" Have you ever been under the knife? Consider your state of mind when you feel especially vulnerable. Not only

Weird Science in Talent Management

It's been a long time since I reached down into my bag of Physics metaphors, but like a bad penny or that weird dream about donuts and a water

Getting Rid of Managers Is a Bad Idea That Just Keeps Getting Worse

I've said it before and I'll say it again: Business fads predicated on eliminating managers are a bad idea. I know, I know -- Zappos has generated a lot of media attention

“Inter-” VS “Intra-” Employee Engagement

I remember back in grade school when I learned the difference between “intra” and “inter.” For those that didn’t have Ms. Mangione for 3rd grade, the difference is

Managing Your Recruiting Career, Is It Time For a Year of Yes?

Seems like everyone is due for a year of yes.  Shonda Rimes had one and she's ridiculously creative and successful.  Bethenny Frankel decided to come from A Place of

Employee Engagement and 6-Second Abs

We (my family - not sure if I was part of the discussion) have been trying to get back (back?) in shape. So we started making the changes necessary

You’ll Know You Have True Employee Engagement When Your Employee Says This…

Yeah---clickbait headline. But it worked right? But I do finish the sentence… You will know you have employee engagement when an employee at some level in the company says

Wag The Dog in HR

As I think back on my career and recall the times I had the best work experiences---where I was connected and engaged the most---it almost always involved a

Me & Chuck Muncie

If the name "Chuck Muncie" means anything to you at all, it probably indicates one of two things: You're old. You're a passionate fan of the NFL and its history of