Quarantines and Boredom

Standing on a street corner waiting for no one is power. – Gregory Corso During my final year in college, I was a contract recruiter at Monsanto in St. Louis. I helped hire engineers, chemists, and drafters for agricultural and manufacturing facilities around America. Please don’t blackout from the boredom. It was a temporary job…

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,…

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…