Tag Archive: HR Fishbowl

Hey, HR, are you Tired of Slumming it?

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How many of you HR pros out there have been geographically relegated to a dark corner somewhere in the office?  For years and years the traditional notion was that given the sensitivity of matters managed on a daily basis, HR needed to be private.  Well ‘private’ has unfortunately become ‘segregated.’  We’ve heard that “we need…

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Time to Share the Love (Better)

I’ve really enjoyed the last four months of blogging.  I love to write and it’s been a real catharsis for me during what has been a challenging time.  As most of you know, I actually have a full-time job as an executive with a mid-sized public company.  We’re in the midst of Chapter 11, but have worked…

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Want to teach your daughter a REAL lesson? Sell their Girl Scout Cookies!

It’s Girl Scout Cookie time again. Not only are those cookies worthy of a good glutinous binge, but who can resist that timid knock of that neighborhood girl practicing the fine art of door-to-door sales? It’s also a great way for children to get first-hand exposure to capitalism, commerce, ownership, responsibility, and…hard work.  So what’s up with…

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There's a Fly in my Fishbowl…

Since my first tweet, I have been intrigued by what others say about HR.  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.  And it’s more raw than what we could get from any customer satisfaction survey…it’s like being a fly…

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A Call to Maladjustment…

On 1/18/2010, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Bethel College in Kansas played for the first time a recording of a speech Dr. King made on its campus.  It is the only known recording of this speech and they were lucky enough to track down an alumnus who brought his own reel-to-reel recording equipment to the…

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