Are you unhappy in your job? Why? Is it because you don’t like your commute, your salary or your boss? Those are among the top reasons why people leave their job but those are not the only reasons you could be unhappy at your job. It could be as simple as the company you … [Read more...] about Why Your Company is Making You Unhappy
When you work in HR, everyone wants to tell you about their job search or HR horror story. I try to help where I can but sometimes I'm more of a sounding board. This was the case with me last week when someone started to tell me about their job search. It is a typical … [Read more...] about Is Fear Guiding Your Job Search?
Whether you have entered the world of HR deliberately or by happenstance HR is a great place to be: Few jobs will give you the opportunity to learn about the different aspects of your company and how they work together. Few jobs will give you as much exposure to senior leaders in … [Read more...] about What is the Best Advice For a New HR Pro?
I love a double standard…don’t you? In this week’s double standard file I read about women and men drinking at work. In industries where a lot of the business takes place after 5, women who join in the drinking are frowned upon for drinking or frowned upon for not … [Read more...] about The Girl’s Guide to Drinking at Work
In the next few weeks we will be hearing a lot about commencement speeches. Some of these will be great, some boring and some mind-blowing. Some colleges will pay a fortune to bring in some heavy hitters like Bill Clinton or Condolezza Rice. Unfortunately not everyone gets to … [Read more...] about My Advice for College Grads