Tag Archive: Strategic Partner

Vacation Archive: A Call to Maladjustment…

MLKposter

It's the last full day of vacation...hate that! There's always something kind of nice about the prospect of heading home, but I can't say I'm ready yet.  We've had a really nice time and it was long overdue! So here's hopefully one of the last Vacation Archive Posts before my return. Enjoy this Call to ...

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Don’t forget where you came from, HR…

The notion that HR needs to be "at the table" is so cliche these days that it makes my tummy rumble.  Yes, HR professionals should strive to be more closely involved not only in responding to, but also actually establishing the strategic direction of the ...

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Field Trip!

When's the last time you took your HR team on a field trip?  Has each person on your team actually spent time at the point of delivery or on the "shop floor?"  And I'm not talking about a "walk through".  I'm talking about a hands-on ...

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Think Small

I usually try to catch Steve Boese's weekly broadcast of HR Happy Hour.  Unfortunately, the live broadcast is just about the time that my kids are getting ready for bed and my wife is crossing over to the dark side of bi-polar...look out.  So ...

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Dear Mr. CEO, stop being such a baby

I was talking with a CFO buddy of mine last night - he's with a large telecommunications organization - 5,000+ employees.  Anyway, he was complaining about their HR Leader and his inability to integrate successfully with the rest of the leadership team.  He expanded by suggesting the HR Leader ...

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