#EmployeeAppreciationDay21: #HRSocialHour & @Bonusly

Jon & I had the honor to meet Ben of Bonusly at #SHRM19 and it has led to a great relationship with Bonusly! We partnered with them in 2019 for a month of fun stuff around employee recognition, including a chat (check out the highlights here). Now, with Employee Appreciation Day (3/5) coming up, we …

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#Top5HRReads (& Listens to) for February 5

Kicking this off with a bit of a celebration. Jon & I have been at the podcast for 3 years! February 6, 2018, we released Episode 0 where we shared our vision for the podcast. Thank you to all of our super fans, our regular listeners and our some time listeners! What is your favorite …

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#HRSocialHour Valentine’s Day Chat!

It's no secret that Jon and I love social media (love? maybe a strong word), so it's fitting that this chat falls on Valentine's day! This chat we are joined by Steve Browne talking about social media and HR. We know social medial is a great way to make the world a little smaller (and …

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The Best Defense is a Good Offense

I originally published this post with Procurious. “The best defense is a good offense.” No doubt you’ve heard this phrase. It’s been attributed to many different leaders, Michael Jordan, Knute Rockne, George Washington. But it’s an adage that’s just as old as war. This idea is also shared in business. Get out ahead of the …

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5 Ways To Make Yourself Indispensable at Work

I first published this post for Procurious. Indispensable. I’ve never been a big fan of that word, particularly when talking about the workplace. Indispensable employees can never take uninterrupted time off. Indispensable employees don’t move into new roles. When indispensable employees leave, we try to find their duplicate who can “hit the ground running” so …

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#HRSocialHour #TwitterChat January 24

Here we are half way through the first month of 2021 and some of you may have set some resolutions that include learning. My favorite way to learn is from other HR Pros, so I am really looking forward to this topic! I can't wait to hear what you are planning to learn more about …

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#Top5HRReads (and listens to) for January 15

Let's fix job postings! Keristen Greggs spoke with Katrina Kibben about red flags job seekers should look for in job postings. And at the same time, these are things employers can look for to improve their own postings. If there was one constant in 2020, it was change! And the best way to help staff …

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#Top5HRReads (and listens to) for January 8

2021 certainly started rough! We are all aware of what happened in Washington DC on January 6. Most of us are likely still reeling. Not only do we need to take care of ourselves, but employees are looking at us as either leaders or HR to say or do something. So first off, please take …

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#HRSocialHour First Chat of 2021

While I didn't make an official resolutions for 2021, I did, optimistically, purchase a planner. But I'm looking forward to getting into the swing of Twitter chats and seeing what this year has to offer, personally and professionally. I hope you will join us 1/10, 7 pm ET on Twitter and will share what you …

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Top 5 Podcast Episodes to kick off 2021

As we kick off 2021, I want to get back in the habit of sharing the top 5 things you should be reading or listening to. And what better way to start than with my favorite #HRSocialHour or #HRWonderWomen episodes! 5. 2020 forced a lot of virtual meetings and I'm happy that I didn't let …

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