Tag Archive: #TrenchHR

Those pants won’t fit…

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I’ve been on the dole since May 31 while enjoying some (small) benefit from all the taxes paid on my behalf into Missouri’s unemployment fund over the years. I’m glad the support is there and although it would be tough for one to survive on it alone, it’s the thought that counts…right? Anywhoo, I was…

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7 Wasted Days…

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I was one of those kids parents tried to get rid of at every opportunity so being sent off to Maine or Michigan for month-long sessions of summer camp was an annual occurrence. I usually kicked and screamed – not wanting to leave my friends and their sure-to-be-boring-as-hell plans. But once I actually completed the…

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So we Caught the Car. Now What?!

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There’s been a lot of talk in the HR blogosphere lately around “TrenchHR” (HR professionals actually practicing in a corporate environment – private or public) needing to get more active in publicly promoting, advancing, and influencing the practice of Human Resources (See HR Capitalist, HR Whisperer, CareerLifeConnection, FistfulofTalent). The perceived imbalance between what we hear…

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The Care and Feeding of Your CFO

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If there’s one position in the organizational construct that most HR leaders have trouble connecting with, I’m betting it’s the CFO. Judging by the packed house at Karl Ahlrichs’ presentation at the SHRM 2010 Annual Conference, my bet would have paid off. Entitled “Thinking Inside the Box – The Care and Feeding of Your CFO,”…

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Applied Mathematics and HR? Yeah Right.

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Korn Ferry celebrated its 40th anniversary in the executive search space last year and since acquiring Lominger in 2006, they’ve been in the research based leadership development business too.  Ken De Meuse, Ph.D, associate vice president of Intellectual Property Research, and J. Evelyn Orr, M.A., intellectual property development consultant, spoke to a packed house of…

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