01 Jul

Supercharge Your HR Career

  I was inspired to write this blog post after attending the recent SHRM-Atlanta Conference 2014 where I heard Tom Darrow, SPHR from Talent Connections, speak to a standing-room-only audience. His topic was Managing Your Career in HR, and his presentation reminded me of the early years of my career with Federated Department Stores, when […]

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Rank and Rate Your Human Capital
06 Dec

Rank and Rate Your Human Capital

You rely on all sorts of handy metrics and guidance benchmarks to ensure you stay focused, productive, and right on time as both a team member and a leader. You’ve got your budget spreadsheet, your snapshot of sales, margins, and revenues, and performance reports and marketing targets. But as you understand so well, people are […]

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Be a Dream Team Talent Scout
14 Feb

Be a Dream Team Talent Scout

Owners of professional sports franchises invest tens of millions of dollars to draft the top players, and their talent scouts start following athletes as early as junior high school. They have to invest with a forward outlook, and that means they have to constantly be on lookout for talent no matter when it appears or […]

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How to Express Professional Image Concerns to Your Employees
12 Apr

How to Express Professional Image Concerns to Your Employees

Lately it seems that almost every day I hear from a human resource professional who is struggling to talk with someone in their organization about their image. Personal image can be a very private, personal, and difficult thing to talk about, after all. Who among us wants to find out that our interpretation of the […]

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