Monthly Archives: May 2011

Are we missing the message?

We recently offered to present a breakout session for a state SHRM council and was told thanks but no thanks. When we questioned the reason, we were informed that feedback from the membership said it was just not a topic that generated must intere… Continue reading

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Time for some reconsideration

Despite the objections of the ultra conservatives and evangelicals, based on some new research out of 2010 Census suggestes that as organizations we need to refocus how we treat our human capital assets. The 2010 Census indicates that in 32 states… Continue reading

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As the world turns

One of the HR blogs that I read everyday is the HR Capitalist. His blog post for today raises all kinds of different options Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Human Resources and Human Capital Pros: Listen Up. Costs are dramatically s… Continue reading

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Supreme Court upholds state immigration requirements

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. WHITING The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) makes it ???unlawfulfor a person or other entity . . . to hire, or to recruit or refer for a fee,for employment in the United States an alien … Continue reading

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Why Don’t You Listen to Me?

Knowledge@Wharton e-letter released an article about the role of middle management executives in the knowledge age Why Middle Managers May Be the Most Important People in Your Company Wharton management professor Ethan Mollick has a message for kn… Continue reading

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Hey I don’t care how long you have worked here, take it or leave it

How many of you have a policy which reads that if you don’t take your earned vacation time, you loose it at the end of the year? According to CNNMoney and Expedia , US workers gave up 448 million earned but unuded vacation days in 2010. That equat… Continue reading

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Don’t bother me with the details, I don’t care

Have you heard these words or something similar within your organizations? I recently returned from Las Vegas, where I conducted a three day review seminar for a national certification exam. During the course of the three days there were several i… Continue reading

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