Four Tips For Cleaning Out The HR Closet

Posted Posted in DefiantWork

Many organizations have cycles that match the calendar year. See if these ring true for you. Business results based on year end totals Employee performance rated on annual objectives Setting new objectives for the new year New regulations (and new tax tables) that may need attention Budgets for departments that become “refreshed” on January 1 […]

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Free #HR Holiday Advice, Party After the New Year (You’re Welcome)

Posted Posted in DefiantLife, DefiantWork

  “It’s Christmas time in Hollis, Queens/ Mom’s cooking chicken and collard greens/ Rice, stuffing, macaroni and cheese/ And Santa puts gifts under Christmas trees” That’s one of the most iconic Christmas raps songs of all time by RUN-DMC! It’s a holiday tradition. Do you know what else is a holiday tradition? An Office Christmas […]

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Holiday Party Problem Prevention Strategy

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  Well, it’s that time of year. We will see so many posts about how people should behave at holiday parties. We’ll see the thread-of-emails jokes from HR to the organization that starts with announcing the Christmas Party to announcing that there will be no formal gathering whatsoever. Do you have, or have you considered, […]

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It Only Takes One

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Originally, this article was developed during the time that the Harvey Weinstein news of sexual harassment broke. Since then, every week someone new has been accused of sexual misconduct. My friend and colleague Mr. Dave Ryan wrote a fantastic article about the sexual harassment climate in America, it is titled “HR…They’re Not On The Side […]

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