#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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Prosky: Communicating Values

I am really enjoying writing for Prosky! In May, I was challenged to write about communicating values. This is something that we have been working on in my office. We struggle, as South Dakotans, there is a certain amount of "we shouldn't have to talk about this" but things are changing, slowly. A strong, healthy …

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It’s Hard to Speak Up

In light of the #metoo movement, one thing I continue to see is people admonishing victims for not speaking up sooner. It's the ultimate defense: if it was so bad, why didn't you speak up sooner? The thought is that we are all just that comfortable with speaking up against someone higher up or even …

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#HRSocialHour Let’s Connect in 2018!

I've recently written about resolutions, or at least mine for 2018. It's cliche to think about resolutions at the beginning of the year, but with a chance for a fresh start and all that. And as Jon and I were contemplating kicking off the #HRSocialHour chats for 2018, we kind of thought that we would …

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Prosky: Write Hard & Clear about What Hurts

Very few HR professionals "like" job descriptions, but every last one of us will not hesitate to tell you how necessary they are. However, I don't think we go back far enough when we write the job description or ad. We need to dig into why a position exists and determine if it still meets …

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