What is the SHRM-SCP?

Here is everything you want to know about the SHRM-SCP based on my site stats. What is the SHRM-SCP? The SHRM-SCP is a certification for senior-level HR professionals that is managed through SHRM, the world’s oldest HR association. This certification is new. It’s not an accredited certification and is not the same as having your CPA. If you…

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This is Why People Hate HR

I live in a world where aggressive, arrogant men swoop down from big consulting firms and hate the women who work in human resources. It’s creepy. They are “here to help us” while simultaneously undermining us. And some of those arrogant, aggressive men are women. (Et tu, Betty?) I spend an inordinate amount of time…

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Mister Scrubby

There is no easy way to write this. We euthanized Scrubby on Monday evening. There is no good time to intervene and say goodbye, but the actual euthanasia was peaceful. I held him in my arms. My husband rubbed his ears. Once he was gone, we cried and spent some time with his body. It…

HR Should Think Like a Designer

I have some friends who are just back from Carowinds. They rode the new Fury 325 roller coaster. It seems insane and scary. (It’s also been stuck a few times. I would die.) The Fury 325 video from Bloomberg has me thinking of how proper design is at the core of everything—from roller coasters to employee…

The Best Part About My Job

My friend Lars Schmidt asked me to join a group of other smart people and tell him about the best part about my job. Do you know Lars? Go check him out. Anyway, there are a few things that I like about my job. [soundcloud url=”api.soundcloud.com/tracks/198905984″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Being HR Famous I won’t lie.…