Some of my non-HR audience members, may be tempted to think “Why would I care if HR loves me?” Let me explain why you should care. At most companies HR works closely with your manager and their manager advising them on decisions related to hiring, firing, promoting and … [Read more...] about How To Make HR Love You
Today I am writing at Performance I Create, talking about career development. Here is a quick preview: [blockquote source="Performance I Create"] Maybe your day is spent going to meetings or answering phone calls and email. At the end of the day the last thing you want to … [Read more...] about How To Find Time For Career Development
Are you unhappy in your job? Why? Is it because you don’t like your commute, your salary or your boss? Those are among the top reasons why people leave their job but those are not the only reasons you could be unhappy at your job. It could be as simple as the company you … [Read more...] about Why Your Company is Making You Unhappy
When you work in HR, everyone wants to tell you about their job search or HR horror story. I try to help where I can but sometimes I'm more of a sounding board. This was the case with me last week when someone started to tell me about their job search. It is a typical … [Read more...] about Is Fear Guiding Your Job Search?
Like many, I grew up reading Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes comic strip. Sunday mornings my brother and I would fight over who would get to read the comics first. He was (and still is) bigger and taller than me so by the time I got to read it, the paper had some light syrup … [Read more...] about Someone Who Takes An Undemanding Job