Category: Engagement

Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – Exploring the -isms

Looking at a cross section of factors in the world of work is a rich source of -isms that are always topics of concern. How much new thought can be generated about the stars of these shows? Racism, sexism, ageism, nationalism and a whole herd of others that are dragged out, warmed up, and then …

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Controlling Capricious Culturism

I enjoy brainstorming with my professional colleagues about the value of having a cohesive culture within a company that promotes the achievement of business goals. Most people assume that this is a good thing, but productivity at the expense of individual employee beliefs might in fact be a form of bias. Multiculturalism is defined to …

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Taming Rampant HRism

One thing I have learned from working in the HR arena is that Human Resources professionals are most definitely not a protected class. The HRism bias is alive and well. This is not another cynical rant that we don’t have a seat at the table or a lament that employees don’t understand what we do. …

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Networking: The Barrier Buster

When we talk about networking, it conjures up a broad foggy blur of reaching out globally to individuals who may have immediate impact on our goals and desires, but for the most part the network is seen to to be a long term sustaining mutual support system. The question occasionally asked about networking is, “What …

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Business Silo Cure and Prevention

CEO’s, CHRO’s, Engagement officers and other cultural Ninjas in the world of work are in a constant battle against not only the traditional way of doing things, but also need to overcome human nature. There is a passionate cry for some single entity to be in charge and this message must be filtered with reason …

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