Tag Archive: HR Whisperer

Apr 23

Well, what is it? Orientation or Onboarding?

We’ve been talking a lot about employee engagement here at work as we start planning our strategic HR goals for the year. As with many retail organizations, we’d like to get some traction with our voluntary turnover and have been discussing ways in which to do so. Among the wide variety of ideas tossed around, …

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Mar 27

Feed the Need

As an HR professional who’s been around the track a bazillion times when it comes to training, I often see managers and trainers themselves who think that training adults is as easy as giving them a book and telling them to read it – or worse – giving them a PowerPoint and then READING THAT …

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Jul 06

Superjobs or Super Stress?

Lucy

Businesses and organizations, profit and nonprofit alike, are expecting a lot more out of their employees and their volunteers.  It seems that everyone nowadays has to clean the kitchen sink too, and if anyone complains about working hard, the person next to them on the commuter bus will probably have an even worse story to …

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Apr 18

Stop to Smell the Roses

I recently subscribed to my favorite whisperer Cesar Milan’s newsletter.  A lot of times after reading the various articles, I find really interesting parallels between his work with our canine companions and my own work with human beings.  After all, behavior is as behavior does, right? In his last post, Cesar was talking about how …

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