Editorial Note: Today we have a guest contributor, Stephanie Hammerwold or the HR Hammer website. She is passionate about helping people get a 2nd chance in life. This is so important in human resources right, we need more of this.  You can read Stephanie’s bio at the end of the article. With further ado…  …

You’re in a management position because you know your stuff. You’re good, profitable, efficient, respected. But are you benefiting from having employees that are self-driven or can you actually take a little of the credit for their success? Do you have their trust? Would they run through a brick wall for you…or would they just…

Kizmet It means fate, luck, providence, chance or divine will. I give up all sweets for Lent because it is very difficult for me to do so; over half of my consumed calories on any given day come from Hot Tamales, cakes, pies, cookies, jams or frozen desserts of some kind. My Girl Scout cookie investment showed…

Editorial Note: We are proud to introduce you to Brit Fitzpatrick as our Special Tech Contributor on PIC. Her complete bio is listed below. Connect with her and we look forward to her contributions. Enjoy. John Urschel @JohnCUrschel Baltimore Ravens Offensive Lineman, Professor, & Mathematician College: Penn State & M.I.T. Major: Mathematics Who says sports…

What is virtual reality? What is augmented reality? Are they  the same thing? What are those weird head sets? And what does it have to do with HR? Before we answer those questions and explain the implications for the workforce,  let’s define VR and AR. Augmented Reality In AR,  Artificial Intelligence (AI) is used to…

It’s not often our parents suggest we are anything less than authentic but from time to time back in my teenage years, my mom would tell me, “Heather, you may be the devil’s spawn but for God’s sake, quit acting like it!” She was, of course, suggesting that I present a kinder, more gentler me. Perhaps…

To be honest, I’ve been feeling a little militant these days. There’s unrest all around us. There’s hatred. There’s a blatant disregard for certain groups of people, their struggles and quite frankly their rights. It’s partially my fault though, as I watch the news before I leave for work in the morning so I drive…