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…

A New Form of Privilege

COVID-19 is ushering in a new form of privilege.   There are four adults in my home. We have five vehicles.  Late Wednesday night, I was driving home, sitting at a stoplight, and a bus came through the intersection. The header on the front of the bus said: “Essential Travel Only.”  On the bus, there…

2019 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 2019 accomplishments. Some years my accomplishments are practical. Other years, it’s all about personal growth. This year, it’s a…

Employee Experience Starts with Values

Time flies when you’re middle-aged. One minute I’m listening to Nine Inch Nails and studying for finals in college, the next I’m married for fifteen-and-a-half years and wondering how to get sober and have a stable family like Trent Reznor. What happened here? And how did Trent Reznor get a fantastic career and a caring…