There was a time in the not-so-distant past that I was in a bit of a career rut. While I loved the company I worked (and still currently work) for, there was something tugging at me about the human resources industry. I’ve been doing this thing for over twenty years and it was starting to … More What is Your Pancake Purpose?
In the world of “Hot Takes,” I’m going to do something I probably shouldn’t do and give my humble opinion on a current event happening in the HR world. Normally, I’d watch things shake out, get information from both sides, then form an opinion. But I ran my twitter mouth and committed to a post, … More My Thoughts On SHRM’s Relationship With The White House
The ongoing trend is to still tell people to unplug from their devices. There is not a day that goes by where some internet article written by an internet guru or lifehacker isn’t waxing poetic about cell phone addiction and ways to unplug. Yet, according to Huddy’s Hotcakes Consulting, 82% of content and information is … More Information and Content Addiction
Have you ever had a friend who knows full well what you do call to tell you about an HR pickle they’re in? One that reads your blog and knows more about HR and appropriate behavior than they lead you to believe? And do you let that friend off the hook when they tell you … More HR Friends Don’t Let Friends Behave Badly
Whew! The 2018 Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) annual conference is over. 24 hours later and I’m still letting the whole experience sink in. I’m usually not at a loss for words, but this conference has me searching for the right things to say. After reflecting a bit, I realize I cannot put into … More Overwhelmed. Overloaded. Overjoyed. A #SHRM18 Recap
The SHRM annual conference has been a whirlwind, so far. There’s so much great content and it is a little overwhelming. I’ve struggled to come up with a summary, up to this point, so I decided to share some of the pictures I’ve captured from the conference. What follows are some of the great people … More #SHRM18 Update in Pictures
For this year’s Father’s Day, I’ll be spending it a little differently than usual. For the most part, it started as a normal Father’s Day as years past. I got out early, at 6am to beat the heat, for a six-mile run. Once cleaned up, I made pancakes. While you may ask why I would … More Pancakes, Father’s Day and SHRM