Why’d you wear that?

I recently had a chance to catch up with some of my favorite local HR friends and let me just go on record now, that doesn’t happen enough! After catching up on other areas of life we did the usual: swapped weird stories, dissected everything around the one employee we can’t seem to make happy, […]

Take it easy on job seekers

Changing jobs is a highly stressful experience for us humans. Even positive changes can bring about uncertainty, but yet too many people on the hiring side of the desk treat this like a chance to tell people they aren’t good enough or don’t follow directions. I personally think we need to offer a lot more […]

You look like you can do this job.

I recently attended #SHRMVLS in DC with a slew of my favorite SHRM Volunteers from all over the country. This is my second time attending and the connections I make at this event are so valuable. These are other HR volunteers from across the country who are in the same shoes I’m in, or were […]

Is culture the word we are looking for?

Everyone is talking about culture, and I do mean everyone. Everywhere I look there is “culture this” and “culture that” from Sunday school to twitter, from twitter to the break room, from the break room to chapter SHRM meetings. What’s in a culture? Why is everyone so obsessed with it now? Culture doesn’t define what […]

I can totally pass a drug screen. #TrueStoryTuesday

The 5 lamest failed drug screen excuses… #truestorytuesday Sir, you’re drug screen results are showing postive for cocaine. I’ve never done cocaine. I must’ve got it on my hands somehow and transferred it into my urine when I was peeing in the cup. <insert cricket chirp here> … Candidate studies drug screen form for seriously 12 minutes, […]