#HRWonderWomen Episode 4 with Aiko Bethea

I was introduced to Aiko when I put a call out in a Slack group created by HRUprise. Anne and I were looking for women we haven't spoken to, women who are doing work to support women of color, women in the LGBTQ+ community and we were putting out the request the only way we …

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#HRSocialHour Episode 38 with Joey Price

I've been listening to HR podcasts on and off for a couple of years. Joey's podcast Business, Life & Coffee was one of the first I would listen to on a regular basis (and actually where I first learned about Chris Fields, but I'll save that for Chris' episode). Joey is a bit unique in …

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Zen Your Work: #bookreview

I've written about this before, but at SHRM18, I had the opportunity to listen to and meet Dr Karlyn Borysenko. I pre-ordered her book and really enjoyed reading it!  Here's what resonated with me most: I am in control of my experience. Starting in a new position with a new company, I am more surprised …

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A Holiday Special: #HRSocialHour & #NextChat Crossover!

Jon and I love a good crossover episode, and we also love a good Holiday episode so when we discovered Mary was taking December 26th off (a much deserved break!), we volunteered to host the chat. So if you're like me and in the office, or like Jon and not, we hope you will join …

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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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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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#Prosky: How to Encourage Employee Development

As a huge proponent of employee development and education, you wouldn't think I would have a difficult time writing about it. But, if you look, there are lots of posts and ideas around employee development out there, so how could I get this post to stand out? What was a different way to think about …

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