Category Archives: HR

What is Talent Demanding?

So I’m doing some research for a client, looking at the staffing measures of peer finance departments in other organizations, and found the Demandments from Talent Mindset. Some pretty smart observations if you find yourself searching for in-demand talent. Why … Continue reading

Posted in Career, Develop, Honesty, HR, Recruiting, Respect, Tips | 3 Comments

Interview Prep – Get your Story Put Together

“Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” isn’t always a question you consider before an interview, but HRinterviews has made it easier to prep. This is a great list of questions, put on my radar by SystematicHR with a … Continue reading

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Hiring decisions, when mistakes keep on giving and giving and giving

I was reading Toby’s post, entitled “Influential HR Grows Talent Management, First and Foremost,” preparing to slap a little bit of artwork on to the top of this article when I stumbled across this passage: HR is responsible for Human … Continue reading

Posted in Branding, Hiring, HR, Human Resources, Perspective | 3 Comments

Addressing the Org Chart Problem

I don’t know about you, but one of the first things I want when I start a job or work with a client is an organizational chart. Knowing the working relationships between people, how teams are put together and who … Continue reading

Posted in Career, Corporate Culture, HR, Human Resources, Online | 3 Comments


Firing an employee is a sensitive thing. You don’t actually hear about a lot of people getting fired these days — layoffs, “RIFs” and other corporate double-speak for letting people go is more typical. Actually firing a person is (in … Continue reading

Posted in Career, Communication, Employment, HR, Human Resources, Performance, Review, Wrong | 2 Comments

Working on the Information Assembly Line

The report on the rise of small businesses noted in Rick’s recent post got me thinking about why people leave or avoid corporate jobs in favor of something more personal. Many of us aren’t interested in working for large globo-corp … Continue reading

Posted in Career, Corporate Culture, Develop, Employment, Growth, HR, Motivation, Talent | 4 Comments

Sometimes your support structure is neither supportive nor structured, discuss

I’m just a magnet for these things lately. It’s beginning to unnerve me. But, I’m continuing to encounter quotes from famous folks that just really hit home. Maybe I’m looking for inspiration. Maybe I’m just riding a strange wave of … Continue reading

Posted in Accountability, Career, HR, Human Resources, Responsibility | 5 Comments