HR Always Organizes the 5K

HR always organizes the summer picnic, the holiday party , and the company 5K. If they are sharp, your HR lady asks the local admins for help. (This is why the admins think they work in HR, by the way.) Organizing a company event is a pain because people always ask the same questions. Do…

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Living a Big Life in 2015

I vowed that 2014 would be the year that I started to live a big life. I sent out a note and told friends and acquaintances that I would be interested in doing new and different things. I asked people to keep me in mind if they had any projects that required a different type…

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“Your HR Blog is Boring”

One of my very best friends told me that my blog is boring when I write about human resources. “Where is the human in human resources? I go there for you. You are at your best when you write about politics, cats and running. I don’t want to read about HR technology or employee engagement.…

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Unconditional Love is Never Easy

Some of my friends have been asking for Scrubby updates. If you don’t know anything about my boo, Scrubby is my famous pee cat. He’s not a horrible monster, but rather, an OCD ginger cat who likes to pee on cat bedding (or other stupid shit around my house). I should own stock in Target’s…

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2015 Emerging HR Leaders Nomination

Let’s face it. There are a ton of people in HR leadership positions who probably shouldn’t be in those positions. Then there are awesome people. The people who deserve to get promoted. Like you. Or someone you know. I’m putting together a list of emerging HR leaders, and I wonder if you’d like to nominate…

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World AIDS Day

Today is World AIDS Day. You say — I don’t know anyone with HIV/AIDS. What does this have to do with human resources? Well, a lot. There are approximately 1.1 million people living with HIV in the U.S. It is estimated that almost one-fifth (18.1 %) of those people don’t know they are infected. Testing…

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HR Professionals on Twitter

I am not America’s HR lady. America’s HR lady is actually Robin Schooling. But one of the unique things about my company is that I offer HR for human resources professionals. From talking CEOs and CHROs off the ledge to working with learning teams to win the support of their colleagues, my job has evolved…

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