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Noble? Open Your Eyes.

I’ve been in the business world for close to 20 years now. For more than half of those years, I’ve been in a profession I once knew very little about and cared nothing for. I’m pretty sure the term Human Resources never even came up in Business School (if it did, it certainly didn’t resonate.)…

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Love the Job You’re With

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…

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There’s Nothing ‘Semi’ About Vacation!

I got an email from someone the other day who said she was taking a “semi-vacation” day. I don’t know about you guys, but when I think of vacation I think of sand, sun, and adult beverages with umbrellas. There’s nothing “semi” about it. And one thing is for sure, you’re not getting an Email…

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Guest Post: Eat Grandpa…and Other HR No Noes

I love a good TrenchHR professional. Especially one who is also an aspiring blogger and St. Louis Cardinals fanatic. Adam C. Dennis fits this bill. He’s married to Sarah and father to Abigail, Amelia, & Baby #3 (any name suggestions?) due in August 2012. You can connect with him on his blog (adamcdennis.com), Twitter (@adamcdennis)…

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A Bunch of Loose Monkies at #SHRM12

There’s a new job seeking experience in town. They go Beta in about a month. They’re making a bunch of noise. They’re getting some notice. And they’re a bunch of loose monkeys (monkies). I met with them yesterday on the floor at the SHRM Annual Conference in Atlanta. Check it out.   Image Credit: Express Monorail (via…

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