And There Was More!

As an HR practitioner, I always find it interesting when an HR topic presents itself in several different ways and over several weeks. The topic of benefits is a recent example. You’ll note that the focus of the blog earlier this month was on the value of benefits with a particular reference to mental health … [Read more…]

As We Move Forward

In her last post, Melanie so aptly reminded us about the need for reflection in order to help with all of our life lessons and our ability to move forward, grow and develop. This has made me think of my passion for gardening and the cycles from seeds to the wonderful produce I use and … [Read more…]

Thank u next

Spring has sprung (at least according to the calendar) and this signals that the end of another academic period is almost upon us. Over the past year the various blogs on this site have shared insights into key HR systems, processes and procedures. However, as addressed, the effective and strategic implementation of these concepts is … [Read more…]

The Peril of the Hot Stove

“Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you’re a good person is like expecting a bull not to attack you because you’re a vegetarian.” ― Dennis Wholey When I first began my career in HR a mentor told me that “To treat people fairly you must treat them differently.” Initially this remark didn’t make … [Read more…]

More Heart!

Melanie’s post earlier this month reminded us that the workplace is more than just a place where we work.  In many cases, even in the gig economy, workplaces are where we spend most of our waking time.  And it is through the efforts of all of us that our economy remains robust and supports all … [Read more…]

What’s Ahead for the World of Work?

It is still early enough in the year to wish you a great 2019! In Melanie’s post, she wrote about what the changes might be ahead for the HR profession. Since many of your students may not go into that field, it may be timely to also consider what trends might be out there for … [Read more…]

What’s Ahead for HR?

“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln In December, 2017 Forbes published an article regarding the key trends that would alter the work of Human Resource professionals throughout 2018: Four Key Trends for HR in 2018 Another article, published in late 2017, also addressed a similar topic:  How HR … [Read more…]