Tag Archive: human resources

Jun 13

Don’t Feed Me a Cow Patty & Tell Me It’s a Chocolate Cookie

My dad grew up on a farm and would use this term whenever I was less than forthcoming with all of the facts about a situation. I haven’t thought of it in years, but yesterday those very words came from my mouth when a trusted colleague and I were discussing an event and the subsequent, …

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May 20

It’s No Accident

It's no accident

I’m feeling frustrated. For the last seven years I have served on the Board of HR Florida State Council. It’s an organization that I believe in and have heavily invested in. We are the State affiliate of SHRM—the national professional association for human resources professionals. I have been a member leader of this organization for …

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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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Apr 17

Little Brother is Watching

Recently while watching the news, I saw the story about the married Louisiana Representative who got caught on camera passionately kissing one of his staffers while leaving his congressional office one evening. I found it a little comical that he got busted on a security camera that was in his office, but that’s another discussion. …

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Mar 18

Brackets, Rules & Politics

Interesting time of year this is in the workplace with March Madness descending on our work cubicles. And, everyone’s talking about loss of productivity because the office is “a buzz” with chatter about the NCAA, the odds of winning and whoa, what about all those companies offering buckets of money if you register with them …

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