Top 20 Human Resource Blogs

Thanks to Staff Squared for making Texas Strategic HR #14 of the Top HR blogs of 2015! It’s a list with many far more distinguished and prolific bloggers so I very much appreciate being on the list. Want to see the other bloggers on their list? Go here to see the rest!

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How To Manage Underperformance

Special thanks to Grapevine Evaluations for providing this content! A business comprised of cheerful, motivated employees runs like a well-oiled machine. Unfortunately, as attractive a goal as this may be, it is rarely the case; businesses are collections of real people with real lives and issues. At some point, some of these workers will be […]

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5 Types of Toxic Employees and How to Deal with Them [Infographic]

Guest post by: Reuben Yonatan Founder and CEO of GetVoIP. Reuben’s writings blend commentary, research, and perspective on cloud computing, digital media, software trends, business strategies, and enterprise solutions.   One bad apple is all it takes. A toxic employee is an enormous liability for your company. Expensive, demoralizing, and infuriating, they can bring teamwork […]

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Start the New Year Right: Workplace Wellness

From lifestyle coaching to weight loss programs, 62 percent of organizations offer wellness programs, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2014 Employee Benefits Survey. By preventing or lessening employee health conditions, organizations hope to save on long-term health care costs. However, employers and HR professionals may find it difficult to evaluate the […]

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That’s NOT HR’s Domain

I believe most HR departments understand their purpose and why they exist within organizations. It’s all about HUMAN CAPITAL. Recruiting it, retaining it, training it, managing it, developing it. Yes, sometimes you’ll plan a company picnic, and yes, sometimes you’ll put together a dress code PowerPoint. A good HR department will understand that there’s a […]

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This Week I Turn 35.

Dear Cosmo and Glamour, I turn 35 this week. I seldom read you, except when trapped in waiting rooms where the only other option is a well loved version of Highlights magazine. I must tell you, however- I refuse to buy into your crappy lists that tell me what I can and can’t do at […]

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Pick Two (Good, fast, cheap)

I wish I could put this sign in every home, every business, and every public place I could find. This is the TRUTH. When you’re looking at vendors, don’t be wooed by the folks who tout their solution as the cheapest, the fastest, and the best. Something has to give. Companies make money somewhere. Put […]

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The Social Media Overshare and You

I’m fairly active on social media. If you google my name, you’ll find a Pinterest account, where I pin and save elaborate DIY bookshelves that I’ll never actually make. You’ll see a Twitter account with far too many photos of my daughter and football memes. There’s a locked down Facebook account that details my weekends, […]

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