The Advent of Virtual Exercise

Have you ever let a gym membership lapse without ever stepping inside the building? Yep, I’ve been there. Or maybe you actually do go to the gym only to workout on the treadmill or the elliptical machine and then aren’t really seeing any benefits for your efforts. Guilty as charged.  Perhaps you’ve worked with a…

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The Cardinal Rule of Writing a Job Description

Did you know that a job description and a job posting are two entirely different things?  It’s true.  A job description is a technical document which includes some high-level esoteric stuff, like competencies, abilities, and requirements for a very specific job.  A job posting is what you put on the Internet on sites like Glassdoor,…

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PTO

Everybody Deserves PTO

You can’t do one thing and do it well without a break. Everybody needs time away. That includes bloggers, writers, and keynote speakers like me. We deserve PTO. I’ve been working nonstop since the beginning of the year. Working on my business. Working on myself. The results are good, and I’ve made progress in almost…

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The obstacles of data-informed decision-making

I recently welcomed Eric Knudsen to my podcast, Let’s Fix Work. Eric is the Manager of People Analytics at Namely, the all-in-one HR, payroll, and benefits platform built for today’s employees. Together we talked all about using data for informed decision-making. Let’s face it, one of the things HR isn’t known for is using data.…

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Human Resources and Cannabis

I have a friend who hates her job and suffers lower back pain and anxiety. Wait, that’s not fair. I have at least seven girlfriends who fit this composite character. They all take cannabis in some form to alleviate symptoms and improve their overall quality of life. The transformation in my generation has been remarkable.…

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