Who Do You Treat Better? Customers or Employees?

  Have you ever been in an establishment where it was apparent that the employees were unhappy? How was your experience as a customer? In my experience it has generally been a less than positive event. If this has been your experience as well then perhaps you need to take a look at your company …

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Storytelling: A Key HR Competency?

No this is not a post on ethics, I don’t mean the “lie” kind of storytelling. I mean the kind of storytelling that inspires, moves and connects with us. We all like a good story. Human history is replete with good stories and good story tellers. As children we could not wait for mom or …

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The Carnival of HR hosted by The Women of HR

Summer time is a great time for a Carnival. This one is hosted by the group of bloggers known as The Women of HR. The carnie in charge is Shauna Moerke and she has posted a great Carnival. Take a stroll through the fairground and get some great advice, some useful information. Make sure you …

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Five Great Reads In HR and Management

Here are five great blog posts in Human Resources and Management to read to end your week. They are five that I feel we can all learn from. First up is on from Wally Bock. I read Wally’s posts because Tom Peters reads Wally’s posts. His post on Drive Out Fear gives a lesson that …

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Clocking Out: Shutting Off The Brain

“The proliferation of phones and PDAs also brings with it wage and hour liability, Weitz says. As HR managers well know, the federal Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers to pay nonexempt employees for all hours worked. Therefore, if nonexempt employees make employment-related cell phone calls from home during off-duty hours, that time is probably …

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