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Academy Award

And the award goes to…

Friends and long-time readers know I love the movies. I mean I love them. While television leaves me cold and stupid (watching tv makes you dumber) I love the cinema. 460 more words


What Malcolm Gladwell's David and Goliath Teaches modern Businessess

New York Times Bestseller, Malcolm Gladwell, adds a fifth book to his list of works with, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and The Art of Battling Giants… 920 more words


Unpaid Workers Can Surprise You

Casual labor can be dangerous!

Hard to believe, but an administrative assistant wrote to an advice columnist.  This person was frustrated looking for a new job and complained about “The Working Interview.”  It seems the applicant actually had worked two days at one company and three days at another company without getting paid and without getting hired. 357 more words


Is There a Dangerous Word in Your Handbook?

Do you have the word “permanent” in your employee handbook?  As in “permanent employee”?

If so, take it out as fast as you can.

Unless, of course, you truly want to promise your employees permanent employment. 161 more words



One of the most important but unfortunately underutilized departments is Human Resources. At many companies, HR jobs are focused on personnel administration (salaries, holidays, illness, etc.), internal communication, recruitment and developing a human resource strategy that aligns the corporate strategy. 546 more words

Corporate Strategy

Changes in Human Resources

We are making some changes in Human Resources that will help us to reduce expense while continuing to provide excellent customer service. We are not going to fill the Director of Staff Development position and are taking the opportunity to do some internal reorganization. 99 more words

Human Resources