Active Shooters in the Workplace and Learning How to Survive

According to a 2016 report by Everbridge, “69% of workplaces view an active shooter incident as a top threat, but 79% of organizations responded that they were not prepared for this level...

Spooky Halloween Issues

Its Halloween, and many of you are enjoying the festivities at work. This episode will talk about ways your company can have fun during Halloween, but do it in the right way...

Should Traditional Thinking Regarding Marijuana and the Workplace Go up in Smoke?

For the past 50 years, the debate has raged regarding whether marijuana should be legalized.  I remember writing a paper on this topic, while in college, many years ago.  Today, while the...

Veteran Hiring that Works

Military Service to our country is not something to be taken lightly.  These brave men and woman sacrifice incredible amounts of themselves in the name of protecting our nation, however when their...

Direct Primary Care May Save Healthcare

Do you get a sick feeling in your stomach every time you have to prepare for benefits selection or plan design/renewal?  Over the past 10 years, healthcare costs have risen on average...

Blowing up the Annual Performance Review

I think everyone has seen the trailer to a scary film, where the dark music plays and you just know that at any second, something very frightening is going to jump out...

Why Internal Recruiting Works

Today there are many options when it comes to recruiting and there is not a one size fits all approach.  Depending on the size of the particular HR department and the number...
working mothers

How I Balance My Life as a Working Mama

I am a working mother of 5 children aged 10 and under.   When I figure out how to balance my life as a working Mama, I’ll let you know!  However, below are a few...
Survive HR

What Top Leadership Wants From Their HR Department

I frequently mentor young to mid-career HR professionals, most of whom invariably ask me how they can advance their career to the highest levels. As with most subjects lacking mathematic or scientific...

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