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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#HRSocialHour: Innovation in the Workplace

The workplace has been asked to do more with less for a long time now - as long as I've been in the workplace anyway. I think part of it is as we move away from a production-based work environment to a more thought-based work environment, production is harder to quantify, harder to measure. We …

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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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#SHRMVLS Final Day!

After a phenomenal "continental" breakfast (which included breakfast pizza & smoothies!), I was stuck deciding between Ignite - a DisruptHR type of session listing to other HR leaders like Steve Browne, John Baldino, Melissa DeVore, Rose Morales, [and 4 others whose names I'm trying to find!!] -- and a session on "Delivering a WOW Membership …

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