Hire Them Back: Get Women Back to Work ASAP

Did you know that 2.5 million women in America have left the workforce since the beginning of the pandemic? Perhaps one of your friends or family members left work due to the coronavirus. Maybe it’s you. This past February, Vice President Kamala Harris warned that the rapid departure set women back for decades. Speaking to…

2021 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 2021 resolutions. I resolve not to get COVID-19 and die.  Shit, did I jinx myself? Dammit, if you’re looking back…

2020 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 2020 regrets. Boy, I have a list. I regret drinking heavily at my brother’s you’ve-got-cancer/surprise birthday party in February 2020. Now,…

Making Work Human

Punk Rock HR is underwritten by Headspace for Work. There is so much technology out there to help with HR. However, if you focus on which of those technologies help bring humanity into the workplace, the list is pretty short. Derek Irvine is the Senior Vice President of a company that is working to fix…

2020 Failure

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 2020 failure. There are three types of failure:  • Process failures • Relational failures • Character failure Process failures are the…

2020 Accomplishments

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 2020 accomplishments. This year, I’ve got some options. First, my book is about to go live. Also, I didn’t die…

Build Inclusive Cultures

Punk Rock HR is underwritten by Headspace for Work. As I’ve said before and will say again, there are a lot of problems with corporate America today. The hiring process is extremely broken and the way companies view their employees is hurtful. A lot of work needs to be done in order to build inclusive…