Five Valuable HR Reads

As I occasionally do, I wanted to give you a break from my writing and point you to the work of others that I think produce outstanding work. So here are five valuable HR reads that will educate and inform you. Jon Hyman, of the Ohio Employer’s Law Blog, is an excellent choice to start …

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Five Great Reads in HR for a Friday

Periodically I try to give you the benefit of all the reading I do so that you don’t have to search for everything. Well today is another installment of that. Here are five great reads in HR that will inform you, educate you and who knows what else you may get out of them. First …

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SHRM Atlanta Conference Report 2

Much of the value of going to a conference is what you find in the marketplace in the Exhibition Hall. This one is no different. There is time saving technology, educational opportunities, benefit choices, compensation solutions and much, much more. I spent an hour talking to a number of vendors. Every visitor should. For further …

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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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HR Carnival End of May Edition Hosted by Jon Ingham

Jon Ingham is the host of the End of May edition of the HR Carnival. He calls this one The What do All Day edition. I had the good fortune to meet and connect with Jon when he was here in Atlanta for the HRevolution 2011 conference. In addition to being a very nice guy …

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Five Great Posts in Human Resources

I have been doing some reading so I thought I would give you the benefit of my “work”. These are 5 great posts on HR topics that I found informative, educational and stimulating. I thought you would feel the same. From Jim Brennan at Compensation Cafe we get Could You Be Accused of Wage Theft? …

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The HR Carnival

As I was reading through the posts that are in this issue of the HR Carnival they seemed to fall into two different catagories. I don’t know if it is the time of year that swayed my thinking (you know those resolutions that we name in January) or if they just fit. These posts seemed …

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Are You Willing to Wait for Quality? Are Employees?

In a Wall Street Journal online article entitled Starbuck Baristas Told No More Than Two Drinks writer Julie Jargon relates that Starbucks is trying to improve the quality of its product by slowing down the baristas that make the drinks. (I find it amusing that someone with the last name of Jargon writes on Starbucks, the …

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Talent Management: Just What Does It Mean?

The other day I posed this question to a group of HR people: “Is there a consistent definition of the term TALENT MANAGEMENT?” The responses I got pretty much matched my thought. There is not a consistent definition. And I think this is confusing to HR folks and upper management. And thus things don’t get …

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