Why Punk Rock HR?

When I was very young, I embodied what it means to be punk rock, including having a shaved head and piercings.  One day, this jerk I worked with asked, “Who do you think you are, a Punk Rock HR?”  And my answer was,” Yeah, man. I do.”   Punk Rock HR is a fantastic name, brand,…

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Working From Home in an Age of Coronavirus

Be careful out there. If you go online, you can’t avoid read articles about “working from home” from people with laptops who once connected to the wifi at Starbucks in 2017 and read their emails from a Lenovo laptop and an Outlook inbox. It’s amateur hour for career advice. You’ve been warned. The truth about…

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HR in a Time of Coronavirus

It’s never easy to work in human resources. It’s even more difficult to do HR in a time of coronavirus. How does HR communicate with transparency? How do we use our platform to benefit our workforce? When does it make sense to treat people like adults and humans? (It always makes sense.) How do we…

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How I Spent My Coronavirus Vacation

I’ve been home for a few weeks. I don’t have coronavirus, and neither do you, but plenty of smart people are extra-cautious and postponing events until the world is a safer place. The world will never be a safer place, but that’s another story for another day. It’s smart not to create an environment where…

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How Dan Giusti Fixed Work for Himself

What do school lunches and fixing work have in common? Dan Giusti, that’s what. Dan Giusti, Founder and CEO of Brigaid, is the former Head Chef of Noma (the best restaurant in the world) and now works in school kitchens. Since 2016, his company Brigaid has collaborated with K through 12 school districts to support…

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How to Celebrate Giving Tuesday Year-Round

Asha Curran, Co-Founder and CEO of Giving Tuesday recently joined me on Let’s Fix Work. You may have heard of Giving Tuesday before, either as a hashtag, or American Thanksgiving ritual. Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement that unleashes the power of people in organizations to transform their communities and the world.  Giving Tuesday…

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