Category Archives: human resources

For Better or For Worse – Why Long Term Commitment is Hard to Find

Hard to find and near impossible. Not only is it becoming a hard reality that marriages and relationships don’t last but that employment tenure with employers are being severely eroded. A job for life is still for many the American … Continue reading

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Your Mom’s to Blame for your Crappy Job or Lack of Job

Yep, you heard me right! The reason you do not have a good paying job or that your unemployed is your mom’s fault. She either did not read enough to you when you were a toddler, did not breastfeed you … Continue reading

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The Courage of Conviction

Most of us play it safe. It’s always easier to pick the middle of the road than to steer to immediate left or the dangerous corner to the right where you might get swept of the cliff of career progression. … Continue reading

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Hasta La Vista Baby! – When an Employee Must Go

Recently I was in a meeting with a group of employees and one of kept complaining about the company he worked for. Bad mouthing the company for not doing this or not doing that, he did not have one good … Continue reading

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Why We Should Hire Based on IQ Scores!

Nothing affects corporate performance more than stupidity! I think companies should hire based on IQ scores. Think I am off my gourd? Demonstrating discrimination or elitism? That’s the point of this article as companies are already discriminating by screening out … Continue reading

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How to Know When HR’s Just Not That Into You?

Remember the book and movie entitled He’s Just Not That Into You. It was all about the elusive search by a group of women looking for prince charming by having to wade through a bunch of conniving frogs and some pigs along the … Continue reading

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Firing on all Cylinders – Why Firing People can be Fun!

Look I am not some egomaniac on a power trip. In my earlier HR days I hated having to fire anyone. I remember having to fire hundred upon hundred of high-tech workers due to the market crash and it was … Continue reading

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Gimme Gimme and the Culture of Entitlement

Remember hearing “Gimme gimme never get, don’t you know your manners yet?” You would think that parents everywhere would have been singing and repeating this lyric all through their children’s childhood but surprisingly it looks like they have been singing … Continue reading

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Tired of your Spouse? Treat them Like an Employee!

If your tired of your significant other, treat them like most companies treat their employees, they are bound to pack up and leave you. Tell them social media is off-limits in the home. Issue a dress code policy. Schedule a … Continue reading

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Why Hiring Your Twin is Dead Wrong!

People love to hire in their own image. It makes everything easier, from getting buy-in on your approach to buying group lunches. But although it may seem like a logical choice, hiring candidates that look like you, talk like you … Continue reading

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