Side Gigs #HRSocialHour #TwitterChat 5/8

If you are here, you know that I have a couple of side gigs. The podcast and Twitter chat have been a part of my life for so long now that it is sometimes hard to remember what life was like before them. I wouldn't change this time for anything! As I write, memories from …

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#HRSocialHour #TwitterChat 4/24 Delivering Bad News

One thing all HR pros have to do is deliver bad news. Whether you are in talent acquisition (you didn't get the job) or payroll (your check got messed up), bad news comes with the territory. I know I've never really been trained to deliver bad news. The closest I ever came was a training …

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#HRSocialHour & #HRShenanigans!

If there's one consistent throughout HR, it's the employee shenanigans stories we love to tell -- or in my case, just listen to! People are people and are bound to make mistakes, and sometimes, they leave a great story in their wake ... So join us Sunday, April 10, 7 pm ET, with the awesome …

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#HRSocialHour #Twitter Chat & Vendor Relationships 3/27

In the latest episode of the #HRSocialHour podcast, Jon and I talked with his friend, and former vendor customer support person, Alex Youdim. We spend a little time talking about vendor/HR relationships and how to make them work. And we know most HR pros do spend time managing vendor relationships, or at least fending off …

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It’s the Great Resignation, Charlie Brown!

In “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” Linus spends the entire show in the pumpkin patch, waiting for the Great Pumpkin to show up. He believes that because he has the “most sincere” pumpkin patch, the Great Pumpkin will simply show up and deliver toys. Now, I don’t know if there was any campaigning or …

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#HRSocialHour #TwitterChat 3/13 7 pm

It's no secret that I enjoy working from home. For years I have believed that talent acquisition could be done remotely. And not just talent acquisition. Many jobs can be done from anywhere, but employers like to have everyone in one place for "culture" or "engagement." So when covid sent most office workers out of …

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#HRSocialHour #TwitterChat 2/27 7 pm ET “Emerging Professionals”

When you are young, you are always asked "what do you want to be when you grow up." And now that I am older, it seems we get a lot of "how did you get started in xyz?" The first question is mostly trying to find something in common or relatable. The second is likely …

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#HRSocialHour #TwitterChat 2/13 I Love HR!

This is a guest post from my favorite Canadian Melanie Peacock who will be co-host of our next Twitter Chat. Hammonds’ 2005 article “Why we Hate HR” continues to be reviewed, discussed, and assessed. Many argue that the author’s points are controversial due to the ongoing evolution of the HR profession and HR’s contributions to …

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#HRSocialHour #TwitterChat Professional Development 1/23

We all know that professional development, continuous learning is important for anyone, at any stage of employment or level of leadership. To paraphrase Ricky Bobby, "If you ain't learning, you're last." And even if you don't want to be first, it's important to be able to keep moving forward because as we all know, nothing …

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