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The HR Lifecycle Needs to Change

When I teach teams about implementing cool and new ideas in their human resources departments, we always look at the HR lifecycle. It goes something like this: Sourcing/Recruiting/Compensation Negotiations Onboarding/Benefits Learning/Development Talent Management Performance Management and Recognition Retention and Succession Management Off-Boarding and Knowledge Management Baked in there are the efforts required to keep labor costs…

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Art Therapy

I’m always looking to grow and develop—as a business professional, a wife, a sister, a daughter, and as a normal woman who deals with anxiety. For years, I have been thinking about doing some art therapy. Why not? I love art, and I’m a big fan of the pop art and modern art world. But…

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