I Hate Twitter’s 280-Character Limit

At the risk of sounding like the crabby old neighbor lady, waving an upraised fist and shouting “get off my lawn,” let me just say that I despise Twitter’s 280-character limit. With a passion. I’ve been hanging on Twitter since 2008, have participated in hundreds of organized chats, been known to tweet along at many a

Getting Sexy at #SHRM16 – Snapchat Style

I apologize ahead of time. This blog post may very well provide a vision of me, sitting on my porch in the 90 degree heat of a south Louisiana summer, yelling at the kids as they ride their bikes up and down my street. I don't like Snapchat. Oh...I totally get Snapchat. I understand the appeal and see why

An Idea Worth Sharing: HR Style

The other day, while sitting in a track at #rcnvstexas thinking deep thoughts about the future of work and HR and whatnot, I received a text message from a friend. It was a simple one. It was also one of the Top 10 most boring phrases every human resources professional must employ in her

Carnival of HR: News, Updates and Fun Stuff

A few weeks ago we learned that the HR Carnival’s Ringmistress of 7 years, Shauna (Moerke) Griffis was ready to pass the stewardship of the Carnival to the next willing participant. Always up for an adventure, I opted to step into the fray. The Carnival of HR was started in 2007 by Suzanne Lucas (@RealEvilHRLady),

Curiosity did NOT Kill the (HR Lady’s) Cat

One tip I regularly give HR professionals is “be wildly curious about EVERYTHING.” I would put that on a tshirt or maybe even embroider it on pillow if I could sew. I want HR pros to listen. I want them to read and pay attention. I want them to think. When explaining away our lack of awareness on