How the SCOTUS Decision Influences Businesses

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Laurie Ruettimann (@lruettimann) Fox Business asked me to join them on-air and talk about human resources, the leaked SCOTUS decision on Roe v. Wade, and abortion. It’s a tricky topic. So I started with data. Many people engage in alternative facts about abortion, but there…

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How to Stand Up for Yourself at Work

The past few years have been tough for all working professionals. You’ve worked hard for what you accomplished—whether that’s starting a new job, scoring a new position or taking on new responsibilities. So why is it still hard to learn how to stand up for yourself at work? Even seasoned professionals can feel intimidated by the…

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What Does HR Do All Day?

What Does HR Do All Day?

Have you ever wondered, “What does HR do all day?” It’s a good question. When you’re first hired at a new job, you’ll often spend lots of quality time with members of the HR team. After all, they’ve got plenty of forms for you to fill out, details on your insurance and other benefits, and…

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Be Your Own HR

People think HR is there to help workers, no matter how often you tell them otherwise.  It’s not like employees are stupid. Intellectually, they know HR is there to do two things: Pay people and protect the company from lawsuits. Everything else is fake-work created by an industry of consultants who realized that a bigger…

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2022 Resolutions

I always end the year by writing about my accomplishments, failure, regrets, and resolutions. I love this time of year because the calendar naturally moves me to reflect and take action. This post is all about 2022 resolutions. I began a new training regimen with a running coach in 2021. He’s a natural athlete, a talented…

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2021 Regrets

I always end the year by writing about my accomplishments, failure, regrets, and resolutions. I love this time of year because the calendar naturally moves me to reflect and take action. This post is all about 2021 regrets. I had a pretty good writing habit up until COVID, and maybe even a little longer than that.…

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