Great HR

As I mentioned, I’m on the road discussing creativity and innovation in human resources. This is a dry subject. “Employer branding? Social recruiting? Multitenancy? It’s pure ecstacy!” I’m hired to deliver these workshops with a bit of humor, but sometimes this is a challenge for me. I once delivered a luncheon talk and my friend…

What is the SHRM-SCP?

What Is the SHRM-SCP? HR professionals are not required to have formal certifications the same way that doctors, lawyers, accountants or teachers are. However, many employers do prefer to hire certified human resource officers. In the past, that just meant earning your PHR or SPHR, but that’s no longer the case. Those certifications, offered by…

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This is Why People Hate HR

I live in a world where aggressive, arrogant men swoop down from big consulting firms and hate the women who work in human resources. It’s creepy. They are “here to help us” while simultaneously undermining us. And some of those arrogant, aggressive men are women. (Et tu, Betty?) I spend an inordinate amount of time…