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Archive for October, 2011

Avatars are like Ponytails

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Just a couple of days ago my buddy Chris Fields @new_resource updated his twitter avatar.  I picked up on this and noticed that it had changed again, probably the third time in last few months.  This really got me to thinking about my twitter avatar,  my facebook pic, Linkedin and so on.  Chris’s  move got me […]

First Break All the Rules Review

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

My blogging buddy and I were talking recently about the books that we were reading and decided we should write about them. Laura was reading Rise by Patty Azzarello,  while I was reading FIRST Break all the Rules by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Corrman.  I have not written a book review for a long time. […]

Guest Posting is Good Stuff

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Within the last few months I have had the opportunity to write several guest posts for various bloggers out her in the HR space. Some of the sites are a more high profile than others but they have all been a great experiences for me. I have written for Jessica at  www.bloggingforjobs.com ,  Dan at […]

You are in HR So You Should Kill Them With Kindness

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

This guest post is by Erin Palmer. Erin works with the online programs from Villanova University, such as their masters degree in human resources and human resources certificationprograms. Follow her on Twitter @Erin_E_Palmer. I once had a grocery store clerk accidently ring up some cereal that belonged to the person in line behind me. By the time I noticed […]

I Have been out of the Office

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

I have been in and out of the office a bunch this year.  Every time I get back into the office I am consumed with the feeling of being overwhelmed.  I think  you know what I am talking about.  I feel compelled to get to the accumulated pile of stuff that built up while I […]

Data What do you Have What do you Want

Monday, October 10th, 2011

If you work in Human Resources, everyday you have data driving decisions that you make.  Hopefully, the data that you have is good since you are basing significant decisions on what this data is telling you.   But out of all of the data that you sift through what is the most important information?  I […]