What is a super zip? "“Super Zips” — a term coined by American Enterprise Institute scholar and author Charles Murray to describe the country’s most prosperous, highly educated demographic clusters. On average, they have a median household income of $120,000, and 7 in 10 adults … [Read more...] about What is a Super Zip and Why Should HR Care?
Greetings from snow covered Richmond, Virginia. Yes that’s right; it snowed here for the second time in as many weeks. I have to tell you I am NOT happy about this. Mr. Remix convinced me to move here based on the fact that “it never snows in the south!” Hmpf. I’m going … [Read more...] about Carnival of HR – Polar Vortex Edition
I read an article this week about the personal failure of a former TV writer. After working 12 hour days on TV shows like Roseanne, he took some time off to reconnect with his family and made some bad financial decisions that resulted in losing his house and becoming homeless. … [Read more...] about Have You Failed?
Bureaucrats: Annoying Boring Controlling Dull Energy sucking Fail to follow-up Galling Hard Core rule-followers lack Innovation Jack asses horde Knowledge Love complication Think they are Mighty Love to say to say No Over-complicate everything … [Read more...] about Bureaucrats
Lately I’ve been struggling with the words we use to describe the people that work in our organizations: - Employees - Talent - Staff - Co-workers/workers - Resources Is it dehumanizing and impersonal to refer to someone as a worker or an employee? Or a resource? How … [Read more...] about Do You Want to Be An Employee?