Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM13 with Our Conference Party Guide

2013 SHRM Annual Conference in Chicago Party Guide

Get the Inside Scoop at the SHRM Conference in Chicago I’m knee deep in my pre-conference content strategy for #SHRM13 where I bring you the best insights into what you can expect at the 2013 Annual Conference in Chicago. I’m busy researching sessions and downloading SHRM’s killer mobile conference app. You can download iTunes and […]

Hiring is NOT an Impulse, It Is an Investment

An Example of The Consequences of Poor Hiring

If you worked for a small company and were presented with a purchase that was going to cost $5,655 how careful would you be in making your decision on that purchase? Would you shop around and see if you were getting the best value? Would you check and see if you were getting a quality […]

Understanding Domestic Partner Benefits

The Growing Trend of Domestic Partner Benefits in U.S. Companies

In 2012, 50 percent of U.S. companies offered domestic partner insurance coverage. That percentage may seem low, but just four short years ago, it was a mere 28 percent. In four years, the number of companies with domestic partner benefits has essentially almost doubled. This is what you call progress. The trend As I said […]

6 Ways Employers Can Help Employees When Disaster Strikes

Creating a Disaster Plan for Employers and Employees

*Note: This is an older post but still relevant for employers who have employees who might be impacted by natural disaster whether it’s tornados, earthquakes, hurricanes, or something else, it’s important to have a strategy and plan. It’s been 8 days since the tornado hit Moore, Oklahoma, the town that I call home. I’m not […]

Should You Hire a Resume Writer?

The Importance of a Well-Written Resume

Should You Hire a Resume Writer? If you want to land your dream job (whether you want to be the next Steve Wynn or Steve Jobs), you need to be able to sell yourself. If you are like most people, though, you have a hard time talking about yourself and how awesome you are. You’re […]