Company Values: Not the Same as It Ever Was

I have, over the course of time, participated in and/or facilitated numerous activities designed to create, define and encapsulate company “Mission, Vision & Values.”  Quite often, because some training facilitator settled on a way to approach this exercise in 1987, this process has involved a cross-section of employees and other stakeholders settling themselves into a

“Wait til @jkjhr sees us, he loves us!” – #ILSHRM18

Many of us like to point to our vast social networks and talk about the friendships we have either made or deepened that are directly attributable to hanging out on social media. I, for one, can point to the early days on #HRtwitter as instrumental in bringing lots of people into my life; folks

The Power of Many. The Power of ONE.

Every now and again I dig into the archives. Here's a post from 2012. Still true.  ********* Last week, in the manner that these things occur, there was a picture making the rounds on Facebook that poked fun (in an amusing way with just a dash of profanity) of the old cliché “there’s no ‘I’ in team.” Which

An HR Biology Lesson: Menstruation Version

Last month I had the pleasure of speaking at the Ohio HR conference for the second time. Fabulous event (as always) with lots of peace, love and happiness HR-style. This was approximately a 'cycle' ago with a bunch of women (lots of gals in human resources) at a jungle-themed-sexy'ish midwestern resort with (free!) SHRM and

Hold the Phone

Want to get someone to click your blog post link, attend your conference breakout session or download your whitepaper? Apparently, as we sit here in 2016, you can ensure that happens by using the word “disruption” (or some variant) in the title of your content. We in HR are told we best be disrupting something