How HR Managers Can Help Employees Continue Their Education

Today’s post is brought to you by my friends at SocialMonsters.org Investing in your employees and helping them continue their education isn’t always an easy process. Offering employees these benefits has many rewards. For instance, a study by Spherion Atlantic Enterprises found that 61 percent of respondents who continued their education said they were likely …

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Work and Education in The Year 2040

2040… only 30 years away. Some of you reading this will still be in your HR jobs. I hope to be retired by then.. but you never know… But I digress. Author/Futurist Edward Cornish, in his book Futuring: The Exploration of the Future surmises about what the year 2040 MAY look like. He covers several areas, …

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HR Development: Making HR Better

Several blog posts in the last couple of days stimulated my thinking about talent, skills, job security and development of HR professionals. I recommend these three posts to you and then offer my own thoughts. These three great posts are: Want to Build a Winning Foundation? Don’t Forget HR Development by Kathy Rapp of hrQ, post …

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HR Blogs of Greatness On the Midway: Carnival of HR July 22, 2009 Edition

The folks at Inform are hosting the Carnival of HR this time. The have a great list of topics keeping in the carnival theme. You have carnival games “Roll-up, roll-up…everyone’s a winner!”. You have carnival food “Hungry? It’s Corndog and Deep-Fried Oreo time”. Games of skill, lost friends, uncertainity of what to do next and …

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The Importance of Continuing Education for a Successful Career in Human Resources

As many of you know, in addition to being an HR consultant, I am also an instructor in Continuing Education for two Georgia Universities (Kennesaw State University and the University of Georgia) where I teach HR related subjects. In a meeting of instructors and staff we had a discussion about the importance of continual learning …

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