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January 8, 2019

The new year is upon us and it’s time for trend predictions. Here’s my top 6 HR trends for 2019 in no particular order: 1) company culture As I’ve said before, HR should not own or drive company culture. We should be the gatekeepers and ambassadors — but the culture of the company is cultivated […]

January 4, 2019

2018 was another good year for the BuzzARooney brand. I continued my commitment to being bold and honest about what’s really going on in the areas of management, leadership and human resources in every avenue where I have influence. I pushed myself to speak candidly and openly about the issues plaguing marginalized people in our […]

October 10, 2018

FILED under: Employee Relations

I was attacked one Sunday night just over 10 years ago. We were separated only a few weeks at the time. He returned to the house while me and our children were sleeping. I was startled awake to find him standing over me. The physical attack began within moments after I woke up and lasted […]

August 1, 2018

The Buzz on HR reached its 7th Blogiversary in May. I was taking a little sabbatical from writing following the #BlackBlogsMatter challenge so I didn’t make much fuss about it. But I gotta admit, 7 Years is a really big deal and I’m proud of myself for making it this far … Yet I know […]

July 11, 2018

FILED under: Employee Relations

Employee Experience refers to the employee’s observations and perceptions about their employment with the company they work for. It includes their experiences and reflections during their journey as an employee. It is the place where culture, physical environment and technology collide. It is what happens when employee expectations, wants and needs overlaps with the company’s […]

January 4, 2018

2018 is upon us and it is time for predictions of what this new year will bring. Here’s my Top 5 Trends in HR for 2018 (in no particular order) …  Artificial Intelligence (AI) … For years, HR has been behind the curve in the world of AI and the associated predictive analytics that come […]

January 3, 2018

2017 was a good year for The Buzz on HR, both online and off. The best part was finding my voice again as a writer and speaker. And feeling supported and encouraged by my readers to express myself fully and freely. As someone who writes about management, leadership and human resources as my primary focus, […]

December 18, 2017

I love Christmas movies. The joy of the simple, feel-good stories and the sweet nostalgia of watching the same shows and movies year after year just can’t be beat. For the few years on this blog, I dedicated several posts in December to Christmas classic movies.  Each posts was full of fun, practical inspiration from […]

December 5, 2017

One of the best things about the organizations I’ve worked for is the constant feedback. Monthly, quarterly, annual … Feedback. Every project, every committee, every major meeting … Feedback. Report, metrics, trends … Feedback. There was and is never an excuse not to know where your performance stands. Yet there has always been one piece […]

April 4, 2017

Last week’s post discussed ways to show women the respect they deserve at work. One of the recommendations was believing women when they bring gender bias and discrimination to management’s attention. When the issues are not blatant, it can be difficult to determine if a problem really exists … and more difficult to know what […]