You Can Keep Your Focus Group

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Early in my career, I worked for a company that thought focus groups were the end-all-be-all of employee engagement. If we could get 8 or so of our 200 employees to dialogue and offer up their opinions for improvement, we thought we were really doing something special. What we often found was that when we took those suggestions […]

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My Kids Won’t Dust

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I was dusting the other day…I hate dusting…and all the while, I was thinking to myself, “I have two children…why aren’t THEY dusting?” I pondered that as I dusted off bookcases, dusted in between the rails on the chairs, tables and beds, and wiped down nearly all of the picture frames. As I was reflecting on […]

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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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No Desk Required !!

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Often HR is tied to another piece of elusive, mythical furniture.  Ironically though, this isn’t the piece of furniture that ties us down the most.  To me, the desk is the most oppressive item that keeps HR from being as effective as it could be. What things are typically associated with desks and HR ?? […]

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