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Why We Love HR. Really. #CarnivalofHR

Oh human resources. A decade (!) on and we’re still battling to overcome the infamous “Why We Hate HR” article. This was such the thing back-in-the day that even SHRM commissioned a “Teaching Guide” to help us dislodge the arrows we found stuck in our collective back. But it’s (almost) Valentine’s Day and, in the spirit of

The Harsh Reality: Sometimes HR Has to Talk about Sex

This week brings the much-anticipated (well, in some quarters) release of the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 4 years you’re likely aware that the Fifty Shades trilogy has sold over 100 million copies worldwide. According to, the movie is forecast to make $89

Why Does HR Always Bring the Cupcakes?

Work is communal. Without a doubt what I miss the most of “working for the man” in a corporate setting are the everyday interactions; chatting at the coffee pot or grabbing a co-worker to head out to lunch. I miss simple conversations in the lady's room, team birthday parties, and holiday potluck luncheons. Huh. Most