Giving Feedback to Your Boss, Employee, Colleague or Friend? What one word can ignite the Twitter kingdom (now X) with viral vitriol, end a high-profile career in a minute, and can change Wall Street’s “Buy” to “Sell”. What one word should be stricken from our vocabulary? It’s the “F-Word” – FEEDBACK. “Can I give you some FEEDBACK?” “Here's some FEEDBACK on your … [Read more...] about Giving Feedback to Your Boss? Stop Using the F-Word!
Remote Work Has Significant Benefits. Could the Cost be Lack of Career Advancement? Two years of Covid have forced many employers into a new reality where survival has brought with it a pandemic game of Whack-a-Mole (has the name been changed by the PC police?). A workaround on one challenge leads to another issue popping up. A record 3.8 million Americans quit their jobs in … [Read more...] about Are Virtual Meetings and Working Remote Making it Virtually Impossible to be Promoted?
Not in a CUBU Situation Is hiring a #headhunter admitting defeat? After all, you probably have an excellent HR crew, including Talent Acquisition pros who have found and onboarded many great candidates. Yet hiring a Headhunter may make more sense than ever. It’s not an indictment of your in-house HR team. They are skilled in delivering talent in nearly every case. Yet, there … [Read more...] about It’s NOT illegal to Hire a Headhunter
With the best intentions, we in HR can be our own worst enemy. 1. Dumpster Diving: Picking up garbage others need to deal with. If we insist on doing the dirty work for everyone else… we stunt their growth and acquire a unique smell in the process. 2. Down with the Ship: Hanging in there until the lights are out. Ahoy!… Hello… If we don’t negotiate and collect our … [Read more...] about Smart HR Pros Do Stupid Things