human resources

10 Things You May Not Know About Me

Ever get one of those social media paste-and-fill-out quizzes that asks you to share some personal and often random information about yourself? Sure, we’ve all seen these and while they can be hilarious, they can also be a fun way to learn more about our friends and colleagues. But, this got me thinking that this […] Read more…

The Coaching and Leadership Development Connection

Recently, the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and Human Capital Institute (HCI), two organizations that have set the standards of leadership development, released the findings of their joint study called Building a Coaching Culture with Millennial Leaders. This ground-breaking report highlights how coaching is directly connected to the success of new leaders in the workplace. Over 670 […] Read more…

Think you might want to work in HR? You gotta love people first.

This summer marks my 20th year in the human resources industry. It’s hard to imagine that I earned my degree in HR, eager to make a difference in the lives of working people THAT long ago. A lot has changed over the last two decades for many human resource professionals. We’ve gone from being stuck […] Read more…

The Center of it All is Human Resources

In a recent conversation with a colleague of mine, the subject came up about the ever-increasing pressures that human resource practitioners face daily. One would think with all the technology and resources that are available today that this wouldn’t be the case. I mean there are so many new tools at the average HR pros […] Read more…

How to Manage a Team of Diverse (or Conflicting) Personalities

It can be a really difficult task to manage people especially when the people in question are a group of diverse and conflicting personalities. It doesn’t have to be so difficult particularly towards achieving a set goal. Below are a few tips which can be very helpful to people who wish to or are already […] Read more…

Human Resource Career Advancement – Finally Getting Some Respect?

As an HR lady, I often faced a general attitude of disregard from executives. Back in the day when I was managing the people processes of a tristate manufacturing business, I can remember being left out of important decision making meetings by the management team and the owners of the company. The biggest problem was […] Read more…

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