6 Tips on Creating an HR Vision Statement

Team in a boardroom deciding on the HR Vision statement

When it comes to vision statements, nobody beats ophthalmologists. “You have 20/15 vision. That means you can see at 20 feet what most people would have to stand at 15 feet to see.” While this kind of vision statement can be useful in deciding whether you need glasses, or how far you can sit from […]

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A Lesson On Leadership I Learned At My Daughter’s Talent Show

Lessons on leadership

A talent show I learned something about leadership yesterday at an elementary school talent show. My six-year-old daughter was set to perform a gymnastics routine she came up with, but minutes before the show started—around the same time that hundreds of schoolchildren began to fill the auditorium—she began to look visibly scared. My wife and […]

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Assume the Best: Building a Culture of Positivity

Long gone are the days when we had to bring a note from home to prove we’re going to the dentist’s office during second period. No longer do we have to get in fights with our siblings because they’re shooting us weird looks. Now that we’re the adults, we just live our lives the best […]

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5 things HR can do right now to encourage brand advocacy

brand awareness

Have you ever wondered what makes people put bumper stickers on their car? What makes somebody care enough about something that they will slap a bumper sticker worth a few bucks on the back of their multi-thousand dollar investment? Sure, some stickers make sense. It’s not surprising that somebody heavily involved in politics would promote […]

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5 Effective Onboarding Must-Dos

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Getting a new job is like being introduced into a new family. New hires have chosen your company and have committed to spending their days at your office, surrounded by the members of your team. Just as with any person they’ll be working with, they need to be introduced to the company. I think that […]

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Companies That Really Get Onboarding

Create the onboarding process that fits into your company’s culture.

Bringing on new employees is an exciting time. It’s exciting for the new employee but also for the company who is bringing a new team member into the fold. Most new employees—no matter how confident—will feel a bit nervous having to meet new people and understand a whole new company culture. It’s the company’s job to […]

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Creating a Don’t-Feel-Guilty-To-Take-Time-Off Culture

PTO

I can’t believe summer is just about over. My kids got on a school bus last week and before I knew it, a whole school year began—complete with backpacks, homework and tests. Thankfully my kids are geared up and ready, and I believe it’s largely due to the several trips we were able to take […]

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