I Am HR - Laurie Ruettimann Ebook

[ebook] Download I Am HR Today!

As I was doing research for my new ebook, I learned some interesting statistics about how CEOs feel about human resources professionals. 42 percent of business leaders think that HR is either underperforming or just getting by 45 percent think HR isn’t ready to tackle basic tasks such as performance management, succession planning and e-learning…

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Throwback Thursday #TBT

I am not nostalgic. At all. It’s a good thing because I have very few pictures of myself from my childhood. My photos are all on slides. That’s right. Slides. If you are my dad and it’s 1982, you have a machine that shines a light through these slides and projects the images on your basement…

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Why I Love the Beach

Many of you know that I was diagnosed with Ménière’s Disease in my 20s. If you don’t know, here is the story. I had balance problems in college and in my early 20s. I was constantly misdiagnosed with ear infections. I always heard a high-pitch tone in my ears, too. It was frustrating and no one…

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Writing for the HR Tech Market

It is conference season, and I am the recipient of dozens of email pitches/day. People want me to notice their new HR products and services. These pitches suck so hard. My friend Steve Smith is an award-winning writer who leads The Starr Conspiracy’s content development, thought leadership and public relations teams. He is great. Steve…

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The Fault in Our Stars #tfiosreview

Did you read The Fault in our Stars? Did you see the movie? (It isn’t Grapes of Wrath, but who wants to read that boring shit, anyway?) I liked the way “love” and “happiness” were portrayed throughout the novel and movie. While there is an oxytocin-like element to the early stages of romance between Hazel Grace…

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How to Grow Out Your Bangs

My friend is trying to grow out her bangs for her upcoming wedding. Just so you know, growing out your bangs is no joke. Here’s how you do it. Decide to stop cutting your bangs. Don’t cut them. Stop thinking about them. Really, I mean it, don’t cut them. Do what ever you can to…

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I Am HR - Laurie Ruettimann Ebook

Download My New E-Book, “I Am HR.”

I wrote a new e-book. It is called, I Am HR: 5 Strategic Ways to Break Stereotypes and Reclaim HR. You will love this book. It’s the first time anyone has ever addressed stereotypes about human resources professionals in an honest and candid manner. This book goes beyond the stereotypes and advises HR professionals of…

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Check Out The 8 Man Rotation: The 2013 Season

A few years ago, Billy Beane hit the HR speaking circuit. For dudes who like baseball, this was a big deal; however, I can’t get excited about anything related to the Oakland Athletics. So it surprised me when I enjoyed hearing Billy Beane’s talk at TLNT Transform back in 2012. I don’t like math, but…

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