HR and Duct Tape

I had the distinct pleasure of attending the Daytona 500 NASCAR race on Sunday courtesy of OrlandoJobs.com. It truly was a lifetime, bucket list experience that I’ll never forget. OMG, it was fun – and LOUD. Being ever the Whisperer though, I couldn’t help but watch everything that was happening around me and how people behaved.… [read more]

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It’s Not Mental, but Behavioral Management Really

I’ve been following with great interest all of the news reports regarding the assignation attempt on Rep.  Gabrielle Giffords.  My heart goes out to her, her family, and to all people who were affected by this senseless act of insanity. In case you haven’t been following the news, Jared Loughner  is accused of engaging in… [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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A Passport for Employees

I’ll tell you, I’m a list person.  Can cover a lot of ground with a bulleted list.  Found a great list the other day posted on the fridge at Webster University where I serve as an academic advisor and associate professor entitled, A Passport for Life by Regina Brett.  Thought the idea of it was… [read more]

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The Eroded Trust of Toyota

 Toyota’s recent woes with automobile manufacturing defects and the dragging of their feet in responding to the resulting safety and customer issues has left a lot of people feeling cold right now.  This, combined with the record brisk temps we’ve been having anyway  is wreaking havoc on the car buying public and our collective psyche. … [read more]

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