No, HR, Your Employee is not your Customer

For as long as I've been in HR, I've heard (or even said) that we [HR] should treat our employees like our customers. And I totally understand why. We want to treat our employees well: be attentive to their needs, respond to them in a timely manner, listen to their concerns and be sure they …

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Do You Want to Play a Christmas Game? #ChristmasCarolChallenge

I love Christmas carols!! So let's play a Christmas Game. On Twitter, I'm going to give you a mangled clue to a Christmas Carol and you are going to give me your best guess. One new carol each day through Christmas Eve. The rules Clue will be shared by 7 am. Correct answer shared by …

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#HRSocialHour Thankful Twitter Chat

It's that time of year when we spend time reflecting on the year and specifically look at what we are thankful for. And we (Jon & I) are thankful for YOU! Thank you to all of our supporters for being a part of the #HRSocialHour throughout 2018. It's hard to believe we've been doing this …

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#HRSocialHour Episode 31 with @mfaulkner43

I've written about my past experience of stalking Mary Faulkner and meeting her in person a few times (favorite had to be at #DisruptHRDen). Mary is crazy smart, sassy and sarcastic. She is un-apologetically nerdy. She's one I'd love to sit and chat with all evening. We talk about HR in the public sector, DisruptHR, …

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#HRSocialHour Chat: #Wellness

As the year comes to a close, if you are like me, you are looking forward to all the good food that inevitably shows up in the office. And a veggie tray doesn't say Happy Holidays as well as the brownie variety tray, does it? All those goodies lead us right to New Year's Resolutions …

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#HRSocialHour Episode 30 with @beneubanks

Ben Eubanks is one of those HR professionals I would have called "HR Famous." Everyone in the HR social media world knows who he is. He has his own podcast ("We're Only Human"). He's a writer and speaker. I knew of him long before I knew him. He also made the effort to reach out …

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A New Job! Transitioning into a new job smoothly

When I decided it was time to find a new job, one of the thoughts in my mind was transition and how much notice to give. Tradition is 2 weeks right? And what can you really do in 2 weeks? For most professional level positions, 2 weeks is not enough time to review the position, …

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