Fly in the HR Fishbowl | HR Fishbowl

It’s not often we take a hard look at what our clients think about us and Twitter gives us an abridged peek into the minds of others.  It’s unabashed and more raw than what we could get from any customer satisfaction survey…it’s like being a fly on the wall.  So I still comb the twitterverse from … Read more

Love the Job You're With | HR Fishbowl

Long long ago, Confucius planted in our heads that if you “choose a job you love…you will never have to work a day in your life.” Confucius said a lot of good stuff, but on this one I pretty much think he was full of crap. In fact, if I hear one more person say … Read more

You Will Have to be Twice as Good | HR Fishbowl

Written on June 24, 2012 by Charlie in #TrenchHR, HR Profession, Trench HR I hustled from Atlanta Hartsfield this afternoon so I could make it to the 2012 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition in time to see the opening address from Condoleezza Rice. Her resume looks twice as good as yours (or mine) ever will. … Read more

SHRM Bloggers Beware | HR Fishbowl

Written on June 12, 2012 by Charlie in #TrenchHR For the third consecutive year, I’ll be attending The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Annual Conference and Exposition as a member of the Press Corps. Each year, the Blogger contingent in the Corps grows. That’s a really good thing – thanks, Curtis Midkiff! For those of … Read more

Shiny Objects, Blue Oceans, & Rap…Oh My! | HR Fishbowl

Innovation innovation innovation. Our world drips with innovation. Some of it is BIG innovation – Siri, SpaceX Dragon, Brain-Controlled Robotics, Spanx for Men. But while we hear less about it, most of it is LITTLE innovation. Incremental advancement. In fact, what makes many organizations (and the people behind them) so damn successful is their relentless … Read more