Hear Ye, Hear Ye – HR Florida’s State Conference is Coming!

It’s a record breaker. IT’S ANOTHER  RECORD BREAKER! I hope you’re getting ready to join over 1,700 people at the 2012 HR Florida State Conference & Expo in Orlando, which starts Monday, August 27. If you want to be in on the fun, head over to www.hrflorida.org to register. State conference director Dana Chatelain (@DanaChatel)… [read more]

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Bachelors – And No, Not The Reality Show

Why are Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees required for jobs?  That was the question I was asked the other night by one of the students in my graduate class on human resources management.  At first blush I thought it had to do with cognitive ability (and I was right), but when I don’t know something to be empirically… [read more]

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Is It Really A Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus Thing?

Just finished reading Ben Eubanks’ blog on men in HR for his “National Geographic Exclusive” and it struck me enough to stop what I was doing and start writing.  Not that I don’t LIKE writing a session description for a total rewards seminar, but… Good question to explore – why is it that men have traditionally… [read more]

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Succession Planning for the Top Dog

I was watching an old Cesar Milan rerun the other day on how to train puppies and in it he introduced a new pitbull puppy named Junior.  Now for anyone who watches the Dog Whisperer, you know that his all time fav and constant pit companion, Daddy, passed away in February of this year at… [read more]

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A New Career, Anyone?

So, you’ve been laid off, downsized, right-sized, middle-sized, whatever, and now have to start looking for work.  It’s been a tough couple of years since this damn recession started and that’s not making things any easier.  I know.  I’ve been writing resumes left and right for folks who have been blindsided by the economy and… [read more]

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