If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram you know that I watch a couple classic Christmas movies every year: Christmas Vacation and Scrooged. Come January when it’s time to put away the Christmas tree, I always fit in Groundhog Day with Bill Murray. If you are not familiar with this movie, get familiar, it…

Many people I know were happy to say goodbye to 2016. The top complaints seem to be: The loss of “too many” celebrities or artists (actors, authors, musicians that inspired them) and in some cases, people and family who we love and are close to The crazy US election, and a result that feels intolerable to…

Benny was pissed. (names have been changed to protect the guilty) Benny was a client of mine and was not happy. A relatively simple mistake had become compounded by the multiples of people affected by it, and by the time everything was corrected something small and benign had become annoying and intractable like a fast-changing…

How many of us wish there were more hours in a day? Maybe just an extra hour for completion of a non-work project? Or, maybe you would go to the gym if only you had one extra hour? It’s important to make wise choices on how we choose to spend our time – regardless of your profession…HR or other. I encourage you to take a look within and evaluate how you spend your time.

HR Schoolhouse Closing, Next Stop Everywhere

Education is vital to one’s success. I’ve seen it over-and-over again in my own career and for those who I’ve come in contact with over the years. Education comes in various forms at various stages along our scholarly journey. We are shaped by our early childhood education – teachers being parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents, etc….

Unemployed. The dreaded word many people unfortunately are facing in today’s workplace. Whether the state of employment was brought about through resignation, termination, laid off, or whatever crap organizations do today, I am here to tell you that being unemployed DOESN’T look so bad. That is right, I said it. I know, you think I am absolutely…

This month at PICHR we have been focusing on the compliance aspect of Human Resources. To be more specific, I understand this to mean GOVERNMENT compliance. In many organizations the job of ensuring that the organization does not run afoul of ANY body of law, regulation or governing agency, is handed off to HR. This…