The Failed Resolution Lesson

The Failed Resolution Lesson

The Failed Resolution Lesson

We are almost four months into 2014.  Did you make a resolution in January only to find that it’s been forgotten, broken, or disregarded?  Do you feel as if you’ve failed once again at mastering the art of the New Year’s Resolution? Maybe something can be gained from the Failed Resolution Lesson. (more…)

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My DriveThruHR Adventure

I wonder if high school seniors still receive memory books.  Do you remember those? They were something like a “this is your life” and a “where will I be” collection of thoughts, pictures, etc. I still have mine stored somewhere and I mention this because of an entry I included. Responding to future job wishes I wrote that I would like my own talk show. Time has passed since 1991 but, while I do…

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Sabrina Baker to Conduct Upcoming Personal Branding Webinar

Sabrina Baker to Conduct Upcoming Personal Branding Webinar

The concept of personal branding is an area of interest for me. My nightly review of my Feedly account led me to a post by my friend, Susan Avello of the HRVirtualCafe.  Susan’s post shared information on an upcoming webinar by Sabrina Baker. The information that follows is about Personal Branding: Sharing Who You Are With the World. (more…)

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Committing to Your Profession: To Do or Not To Do?

Committing to Your Profession: To Do or Not To Do?

 

by: Jan Farve, PHR, CSP, ERS, CMSA

As Human Resources Professionals, we know the value of a sacred minute, the value of completing a “to-do” list, and the value of a stolen moment to focus on something outside of work; however, do we really work smart, or do we work hard at working hard?  Life can often become an endless string of phone calls, emails, and meetings.  When you add family in the…

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ROI of You

Everything is an investment.  Time is an investment.  Education is, too.  How important are the returns we receive on the investments we make? This isn’t about the ROI of money.  This is the ROI of YOU.

ROI of You

ROIofYOU

It is said that we get out of anything what we first put into it. Assuming this to be true, the more we put into something the more we get in return while the reverse would then be…

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Social Engagement: 2014 Louisiana SHRM Conference

Social Engagement: 2014 Louisiana SHRM Conference

I wish I were headed to Louisiana today.  Anyone who knows me should immediately guess that my destination would be New Orleans – specifically the Superdome – for Wrestlemania 30. That guess would be correct but my trip home may be delayed for a few days due to an engagement. Why? Louisiana is calling – not just ANY Louisiana but Louisiana SHRM! (more…)

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7 Lessons HR Can Learn from Batman’s 75th Anniversary

7 Lessons HR Can Learn from Batman’s 75th Anniversary

7 Lessons HR Can Learn, Batman's 75th Anniversary 7 Lessons HR Can Learn from Batman’s 75th Anniversary
by: Kyle Jones

Whether you read comic books as an adult, as a child or never read a comic book before, one thing is fairly certain. You’ve heard of Batman. Batman, the character, celebrates his 75th anniversary this week and, in celebration, I’ve listed 7 lessons HR can learn from Batman’s 75th Anniversary. (more…)

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The HR to Who Interview: Carlen Lloyd

The HR to Who Interview: Carlen Lloyd

The following is the latest HR to Who Interview as I feature someone I connected with in 2013 on Google+. So, without further delay…

The HR to Who Interview: Carlen Lloyd

Carlen Lloyd, HR to Who Interview

Good day, Carlen.  Let’s begin with the most obvious of questions: Please take a moment to tell the audience about yourself.

My name is Carlen Lloyd. I always say that I’m a Mom first, and everything else takes 2nd place. I…

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