Tag Archive: Risk Management

HR’s Neighborhood Watch

Let me start by offering my sincere condolences, sympathies, and extreme outrage for what happened in Tucson last week. It’s shameful, scary, and disheartening that we somehow fail over and over again to keep people like Jared Lee Loughner from screwing with what is otherwise a civilized society. Once the finger-pointing begins, the media invariably…

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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 company.  I won’t argue with you on that.  I would…

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HR, Piety, and Sterilization

PR junkie had an interesting piece the other day on where have all the good times gone in Corporate America.  One of the commenters suggests that HR is responsible for the sterilization of our workplace…that the days of liquid lunches (and sexist behaviors) are all but gone thanks to us.  I particularly like the notion that…

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