Words

Right before the end of 2017, several HR friends were asking on Facebook and Twitter "Leave a positive word I can carry into 2018 that starts with the 1st letter of your name. It can only be 1 word!" I was pleasantly surprised that I didn't see any duplicates! Watch for these words throughout 2018 …

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Respect

We are definitely in a watershed moment here folks. Women, people are coming forward to say No More to harassment, sexual or otherwise. I have my own #MeToo moments but nothing like some of that we're hearing about. But that's how it starts, isn't it? It starts with someone getting away with, or not getting …

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Future of HR as told by Jennifer McClure

I was so excited when I found out Jennifer McClure was coming to the annual SE SHRM Safety & Health Conference in Sioux Falls. I knew I needed to attend. I don't believe I've attended in the past because while safety can tend to fall into the HR lap, I’ve found most front line workers …

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#DisruptHRBrookings: the day after train of thoughts

DisruptHR Brookings was last night. I spent most of the night telling people I was: overwhelmed, proud, humbled, blown away. We had 102 people check in. That did not include the 11 speakers and 6 committee members. The room was set up for 100. People were standing in the cocktail area watching the talks. Not …

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My Personal Brand, continuing to grow

Recently, my department's leadership team took time for our annual off-site strategic planning meeting. We take 2 days away from the office and work on our relationship. Kidding, not kidding. We take time to work On our department and not In it. We all tend to get bogged down with the day to day and …

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