She Made Me Better

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After graduating college, my first real professional experience was in a nationwide retail-clothing store. Having worked there part-time during school, I was afforded the opportunity upon graduation to become a manager in the home store of our District Manager (DM). As an hourly associate I had heard the horror stories about the DM but I […]

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The Productive Days of Summer

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In focusing on “Summery” themes for this month’s post, I took to the Googles for inspiration and searched “Summertime Songs”. I found the obvious, “Summertime” by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince (Will Smith if you didn’t know). I even thought about using my lyrical gift to remix it and make it HRy so […]

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ADApting To Employee Needs

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The very foundation of what HR professionals do is ensure that our organizations avoid risk and stay compliant to not only the policies that are established for the company but to Federal regulations and the laws of our particular States. Staying in the know requires constant reading, research, and most importantly listening. Outside of joining and […]

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Gamify That Training Process

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Gamify That Training Process After reading my colleague – coconspirator and PIC mate, Janine Truitt’s article “Building Training Programs for Effective Learning and Development” I was inspired. You see in my practitioner days my major responsibility was training and development. I loved it. I got a buzz out of making the old process new, better […]

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Performance Management vs. Human Performance Improvement

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Today’s workplace involves more scrutiny in terms of performance, but when it comes to improving that performance what comes to mind? Performance management or (Human) Performance Improvement? When managing performance, performance management and performance improvement can be two different things? How so you might ask. Performance Management Performance Management is usually referenced as the process […]

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