Category: Blogging

Keep Calm and Head to the UK

I’m heading back to London, to West Kensington, where I have roots and much love. I found an absolute gem on TripAdvisor.com, Castletown House. http://www.castletownhouse.co.uk/ Mark and Richard (family owned) have been a dream to work with so far. More reviews when we arrive!

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Guest Blogger! Five Way To Reward Employees During the Holidays

Y’all welcome Emily Manke to Texas Strategic HR as a guest blogger! Emily is an Outreach Coordinator and blogger for onlinehumanresources.net. You can read her regular blog here. Depending on the size of your organization, a traditional rewards and recognitions program may not be right. If your company is small to midsize, and you don’t have […]

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Not My Job, Man

I will maintain until my last day as a HR professional that we focus too much on job descriptions in the hiring and managing process. You can’t create a list of duties for an employee and have it be even close to all encompassing. (No, not even when you add the “and other duties as […]

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What NOT to Wear (HR Style)

So often, job seekers ask me, “What should I wear?” Before you roll your eyes and click away, I’m asking you to give a minute to the relationship between attire and interviewing. You might respond to What should I wear? with “Use common sense,” or “Just exercise good judgment -THE END.” But that’s just it, […]

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