If you’re like me and you already feel a little overwhelmed by 2022 (and it’s only 10 days into the new year), I wanted to share this HR Trends Report for 2022 . It provides the perfect reading to ease into 2022. The HR Trends for 2022 Report is published by AI HR (aka The […]
How will I know this is the best solution?
After a nearly 20-year hiatus, I’ve started playing tennis again. It’s fun. It’s fast-paced. And, it’s frightening. (Yes, that’s an odd combination of adjectives.) Fun? I love whacking that ball. There’s nothing quite as satisfying…especially if it’s a good hit. Fast-paced? My coach knows just how to keep us moving around the court. Frightening? I’m […]
One Way to Engage Your Social Audience
Last week I was scrolling through my Facebook feed at around 6 am. I noticed a headline from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) page I follow. (I’ve included a screen shot for reference.) The first line reads: Throw Back Thursday and Scrunchies are back. Having worn a few scrunchies in my day, I […]
Have you said “thank you” today?
My massage therapist recently let me know she’s changing careers. She’s going to become a city bus driver. That’s quite the change for a woman in her 40s—from heated tables, quiet waterfall music, and lavender-scented oils to the driver’s seat of a city bus that weighs at least 20,000 pounds! After talking with her regarding […]
What are you saying?
Recently I had the opportunity to travel to California with my younger son and my mother. As we sat in the Sacramento airport waiting to board our flight home, an airline gate agent’s voice kept interrupting my thoughts and conversations. Within the span of about 15 minutes, she made the following update, not once or […]
HR Matters: Invest in the Story
Sometime last September a new IKEA catalogue showed up in our mail box. I tossed it on the counter along with the bills, promises for better wireless service, and an abundance of local grocery fliers. Later that week I pulled out the catalogue. (This is strange behavior for me: I never flip through catalogues.) […]