Employee Snow Storms

With the new year beginning, I started thinking about what the year might hold for the workplace and employees.  Well, I’ll be honest; I was really thinking about snow and skiing.  Those two are at least fun —  I know,  I know.  Unless you have to get on the roof with the hairdryer to de-ice the gutters before the second storm… [read more]

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Attorneys Not Welcome?

We are getting close to the 30th anniversary of the Weingarten Rights.  It’s funny that I came across an article in a local newspaper about a Florida appellate court ruling that the Manatee County School Board had no right to prevent a high school teacher (under investigation for inappropriate behavior with a student) to have… [read more]

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First Annual We’re Not Turkeys List

In the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday, I’ve decided to share my top ten reasons why any organization should be thankful for HR.    Here goes:  10 – We figure out where to find people to get the job done, even if there are no niche employees to be found who are experts in Java, HTML, Sequel Pro,… [read more]

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Free Puppy Anyone? Taking Care of the Pack Young

It’s that time of year again when kids are starting to fill out college applications, deciding if they don’t want college but would rather be a dental hygienist or fire fighter instead, or just plain freaking out that in a few short months their high school career will be over.  I’ve got one of those… [read more]

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Time to Make the Donuts

Forgive me readers, for I have sinned.  It has been 20 days since my last blog.  Boy, time flies doesn’t it.  Between consulting, teaching, volunteering, a husband, two active teenagers, three cats, a dog and a rat (and not necessarily that order of importance!), I’m constantly looking for time to get creative and write for… [read more]

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