I Want You To Want Me

Employers: don’t get it twisted. Your top employees all the way down to the bottom performers- they want you to tell them that you want them as part of your organization. Show me the most jaded, angry employee and I’ll show you someone who still wants a pat on the back and a gold star […]

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Valentine’s Day in HR

Today is Valentine’s Day, and I have never ever escaped a V-Day without something wildly inappropriate occurring. Here, for your reading pleasure, are a few V-D incidents of note (none occurred at my current employer, for the curious at heart.) -Married man sends wildly inappropriate Valentine to coworker. Coworker scans it and sends it to […]

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Laughable LinkedIn Endorsements

Thanks to someecards.com for the hilarious picture! What would yours be?My (honest) LinkedIn endorsements could easily be: 31  Standing in front of the vending machine longingly 29  Having to do the ABC song while filing 15  Trying to respond to a question on a conference call on mute 10  Abuse of the Outlook calendaring function […]

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Cost Per Hire: What’s Yours?

In 2012, the American National Standards Institute accepted the Society for Human Resource Management’s proposal for determining a cost-per-hire algorithm that would provide  a standard with which companies in the US could compare their hiring costs across industries. As Lee Webster, SHRM’s director of HR standards, said, “The HR profession and its stakeholders can now […]

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