What a whirlwind! Last week I spent two days covering the Tennessee state SHRM Conference in Nashville as part of the inaugural social media team. That is right. This was the first year that Tennessee SHRM included a social media team. Introducing HR pros to social media was a … [Read more...] about First Time Social Media Team at #TNSHRM13
Archives for September 2013
Today I’m thinking about assumptions. I’m thinking about a very common assumption that is in every mission statement or corporate values statement. It is usually a variation of: “Our employees are our most important asset” “We value our employees” “Talent is essential for our … [Read more...] about People Are Critical to Our Success. Really?
Earlier this week Laurie Ruettimann, of The Cynical Girl, asked her readers to talk about their job search. The post comments are great (they always are on Laurie’s blog) but I want to discuss a darker side of the job search that is becoming more and more common: Permanent … [Read more...] about Looking For Work? What I See
This week I read a book that should be on a banned book list. It is a book that is subversive and dangerous to our highly held beliefs about how organizations should work. If this book was required reading in college classrooms the legions eager to burn themselves out working … [Read more...] about A Dangerous Book