Work and HR Simply Engineered
The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) holds it's annual conference near and dear. As the largest association for HR Professionals, it realized long ago that their cobbler's children rarely have shoes. Most organizations have enough trouble funding learning and development opportunities for their line-professionals let . . .
HR and Work Simply-Engineered
I read the Wall Street Journal. Or at least I try to. It leaves me scratching my head more often than not. But I’ve always thought it does a (reasonably) good job of representing a (relative) diversity of opinion and perspective. And it makes me look important when I'm on the train.
the almighty council
A few years back, . . .
You have a great idea. It's different, unique, a bit of a push. But man it's a good idea. You wonder, in fact, why you hadn't thought of it sooner. Sweet sounds of sirens emanate. You're so enamored with it, you just have to share. Why wouldn't everyone be as thrilled with it as you?
Well, let me count the . . .
When the average 22 year-old college graduate is confronted for the first time with their future after keg stands and Frisbee on the quad, it is an abyss. Faced with the threat of having to move back home and sleeping in the old bedroom, there is nothing more appealing than a paycheck. It is a saving grace. And most will do almost anything . . .
If everyone took the time to read everything that's printed everyday about the Human Resources profession, the world of work, and how to make it better, we'd all be lost in a sea of mostly meaningless words. Interesting concepts? Sure. Thoughtful? Maybe. Relevant? Only you can decide that.
As an HR professional, you've . . .
I don't claim to be the smartest guy in the room. And when it comes to work, I certainly don't have all the answers. But I think I've spent enough time crawling through the mud to recognize 'speakity-speak.' There seems to be a whole lot of it out there these days. Are the workplace pundits really just waking up to the . . .
Humanizing the Workplace
Some things should be left alone. They are as perfect today as they were when they were first made - whether by (wo)man, by Mother Nature, or by our favorite higher-power. It's a good thing, though, that we like to tinker. Because there's a lot of tinkering to be had.
The 'world of work' needs...well, work. In spite . . .
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