The HR Connection
by Maria Calabrese on
Throughout your working years, you put in long, hard hours at the office, at the plant - wherever your career path has taken you - with one thought in mind.....retire at age 65 and live nicely for the rest of your days.
Funny story - over the weekend, as my daughter is showing us places for her sweet 16 (which by the way is still a year away but who's counting), we kiddingly ask her if she is trying to keep up with the Joneses. Her reply: &quo
Another year is behind us and boy did it go quickly! New Year is a time of celebration, partying like a rock star, dancing, flowing champagne, etc. It's probably one of the biggest celebrations of the year...
Every employer tries to make their employees happy, give them what they want (within reason) etc. Employers welcome new ideas and thinking outside of the box. And boy, do these ideas below fall into the thinking way ou
So, I'm on a phone call holding for what seems like forever (no wait, it WAS forever), and before I zone out completely, decide to skip around on Yahoo and catch up on some news. As I'm jumping around, I see a caption that
The time has come to hire a new employee for the company. You identify candidates, make appointments.
What if access to social media outlets was blocked for a week? What if everyone had to put down the status updates, tweets and IMs? What is a Blackberry addict Facebook junkie supposed to do for a week? In
Coming off of our annual partner retreat, the theme to this year's meeting was accountability. The book The Oz Principle really drove that point home. In the book, it states that people that operate Above The Line
Yesterday I attended a kick a$$, awesome wedding and before the reception, I was in church watching the happy couple tie the knot. I was listening to the priest give the homily - blah blah blah - until he got to the 5
Having a baby means presents....cute clothes....decorating the nursery....maternity leave for mom. Nice, but what about the guy in the background we call dad? While it is a given that expectant moms take the maternity leave due