$HRM and HRCI; Mo Money, Mo Problems

John Whitaker HR, SHRM

Hank Jackson is a CPA. Prior to being CEO of SHRM, Mr. Jackson served as the Global Finance Officer. Before joining SHRM, he was the EVP/CFO for Howard University; before that, a public accountant. Let’s just say the man knows his way around a spreadsheet. Hank, as I mentioned, is a CPA. So with that in mind, consider again the recent …

The Transformation of Jules

William Tincup Culture, HR, HR (& Life!) Advice, Leadership, Religion, The HR Profession, William Tincup

In the movie Pulp Fiction, Jules dramatically states a phrase from the Bible… what he says, how he says it and what happens next leaves an indelible mark on the audience… In fact, I can quote Ezekiel 25:17 from memory. The quoted text from the movie goes like this… “The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides …

Words Are For Suckers

William Tincup Audacious Ideas, Change, Communication, Culture, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Employment Branding and Culture, Good HR, Organizational Development, Trench HR, William Tincup

Words mean everything and nothing. Actions however, always mean something. Always. We tell people we love them when clearly we don”t. We dole out praise to mediocre employees when we don”t really mean it. We talk about corporate values when we don “t have any. We talk too much. We use words to emphasize misguided points of view. Truth is, …