Holiday Parties – That’s the Spirit!

Yes, it’s that time of year again when holiday parties abound. I haven’t been to a honest-to-goodness office holiday party in years – it’s no fun partying with your boss when in this case your boss is yourself  🙂 – but I have been to a couple of academic holiday gatherings. Those were tame; the… [read more]

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It’s Back to School Week for the Carnival of HR!

Now that summer is officially over, we need to get our brains back into high gear to tackle a new work year. This edition of the Carnival of HR does just that by passing along a wonderful grade book full of content that all HR pros and employees need to be effective in the work… [read more]

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Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

Can dogs lie?  No, I don’t mean hanging around on the sofa but actually communicate a falsehood?  Curiosity was killing the cat, so to speak, so I put the question to the Dali Lama of the Internet to see what I could find out. I didn’t find much.  Not even my fav Cesar Millan really… [read more]

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Canine or Feline? What You Can Tell About a Potential Employee

Another great article from my fav Cesar Millan inspired today’s blog.  He points out there are many things that factor into a person’s decision to get a dog.  People will look for certain traits associated with a particular breed or want a certain size of canine.  Some people may spend a lot of money with… [read more]

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Are You Willing to Smoke Out Your Job?

Every so often I come across articles on the web that spark some kind of interest but I don’t have time to read them, so I bookmark them for later.  I had this particular article bookmarked for a while (okay, since February), and when I finally got the chance to read it, it struck me… [read more]

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