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December 17, 2014

I love the Christmas holiday season. Since I started this blog, each year, I feature guest writers in December sharing HR lessons from class holiday movies. This year, my guests are all new contributors from the blogging team at Performance I Create. I’ve been writing for PIC since 2012. I love it because each month I […]

October 1, 2014

FILED under: Talent & Recruiting

If your HR Department is like mine, you’re juggling everything from applicant sourcing to COBRA administration and all points in between. So when you write a job posting that effectively describes the role and responsibilities, you feel like you’ve hit the jackpot and found the Holy Grail! And you use that same post and verbiage […]

September 10, 2014

I attended a HR luncheon not too long ago. I arrived early and found no one there I knew. Instead of going into introvert mode, I decided to sit down at a table, join the conversation and try to make some new connections. Here’s what I walked in on … “It’s been over a year of […]

September 3, 2014

In yesterday’s post, I talked about 3 simple ways HR can create magic for new hires like teachers going back to school. This post continues that thought by taking a look at how teacher’s set the tone and expectations in their classroom at the start of the new year … My kids are in Year Round […]

July 24, 2014

Each year, on the Anniversary of the launch of my The Buzz on HR, I look back at my very first post and reflect on how my views on the profession have changed. This is my very first post ever. Here’s the post for my 1st bloggiversary. Here’s the post for my 2nd bloggiversary. Sadly, […]

July 3, 2014

I’ve never been to a SHRM National Conference. So I was really excited when I was selected as a blogger for the 2014 Conference, which was going to be in one of my favorite places and feature some of my favorite people as speakers. I dreamed of eating in Disney World with my BlogFFs and […]

June 26, 2014

… I shouldn’t have left you … Depending on the era you were born, you can finish that lyric in any number of ways. It’s hard to believe it’s been over 2 months since I last posted anything on this blog. I’ve never gone that long without writing since I launched 3 years ago. Yikes […]

January 8, 2014

Happy New Year!! I took an unplanned, unexpected break from blogging from Thanksgiving until now … I experienced a death in my family just 10 days before Christmas. The toll it took on me surprised me. A lot. I really needed to take a break. So I did. As this year kicks off, I’m still […]

November 27, 2013

I love this time of year. As soon as Halloween is over, I almost immediately become reflective and grateful and hopeful about the year gone by and the year to come. I’ve said it over and over how much my life has changed since the summer of 2012. New job. New relationship. New car. New […]

October 30, 2013

In October, Spherion released highlights of their research and reporting on trends in the workforce. They have surveyed nearly 200,000 people on this topic since the survey started in 1997. I found the Emerging Workforce Study (EWS) results absolutely fascinating — and I think HR really needs to pay attention. These stats give great insight […]