Future Friday: A Lesson in the Value of Social Media Connections

On a futuristic TV program called Almost Human a recent episode called “Disrupt” featured a story about a boy who was killed in an accident involving a “smart house.” His mother was distraught and told the police that she knew of no one that would want to kill him. He was a “loner” and had …

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4 Things the Best Managers Do

  Today’s guest post is from Sharlyn Lauby, The HR Bartender. Sharlyn is one of the most respected HR Bloggers there is and is frequently found on those lists that say “you should follow.” She can be found at The HR Bartender. She is also a well-respected consultant, speaker and advisor. I’ve seen a lot …

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Five For Friday: Great Reads in HR

  Here are some of the things that I have been paying attention to this week. I thought you might find these Friday five great reads in HR both useful and interesting. First up is Sharlyn Lauby, also known as the HR Bartender. She often gets readers asking her questions. This week she addresses with …

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Five Great Blog Posts to Read for MidWeek

If you are like me you get a ton of things to read. Sometimes it is just INFORMATION OVERLOAD! That is why I like to have colleagues point me to great posts and articles to read. (A good use for Twitter, btw.) So I figured I would do the same for you. Here are five …

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Networking: An Essential Skill in a Successful HR Career (and every other career too)

I did some networking today. I reached out to Sharlyn Lauby, the HR Bartender, and she was gracious enough to call and chat. (You need to put her on your MUST read list. You will find out why she is on most of, if not all, the lists of the best.) We chatted about our …

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HR's Primary Role and How To Fulfill It

As I was reading Twitter posts today I came across one posted by a favorite of mine. Sharlyn Lauby, the HR Bartender, conducted an Interview with Libby Sartain. She is an author and speaker, the former board chair for SHRM and is famous as the proactive, forward-thinking Chief Human Resources Officer for both Southwest Airlines and …

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