Last week I read an article about a startup called Code42, based in Minneapolis. After raising additional funds and seeing 100% year over year growth employees might have felt pretty good about their future. Or maybe not... The company recently laid off 30 employees. Of … [Read more...] about Get The Wrong People Off The Bus
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?
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
The advice I never took series has been on hiatus but its back today talking about being “nice.” The first two posts in this series were about smiling and business cards check them out if you have a minute. One of the hardest things an HR professional has to do is participate in … [Read more...] about Advice I never took Part 3: Don’t be so nice
Yes, you read that correctly. Why on earth would I want you to go through a layoff? Well...I don't really want that to happen to you. Getting laid off and searching for another job sucks. A lot of people struggle to find a new job and when they do they … [Read more...] about Everyone should get laid off once