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?
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
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
Today's post is courtesy of Tim Baker from Markham Ontario, I "met" him on the Twitters and found that he always has something interesting and challenging to add to the conversations. Make sure you connect with him. Thanks for the post Tim! Recently, during a Twitter … [Read more...] about Don’t Get Lost in Transition