Blood On the Sales Floor: When Dress Codes Hurt

A waitress at a Joey Restaurant in Edmonton, Alberta says she was forced to work in high heels despite their causing injury to her feet. Human Resources Online reported that, according to a friend’s Facebook post, the woman was told by her manager that heels were a required part of the dress code and exceptions would […]

No Conference Budget? No Problem!

No Conference Budget? No Problem! While on my way to a conference last weekend, I began reading 52 Cups of Coffee. The book begins with this quote: “You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.” – Charlie “Tremendous” Jones […]

Get the VIP Treatment with our #SHRM16 Party List

INSIDER’S GUIDE TO SHRM 2016 PARTIES & SPECIAL EVENTS We are just 5 short weeks away from the 2016 SHRM Annual Conference in Washington DC. I’m currently working on blog content, selecting sessions and trying to develop a plan for all things #SHRM16. I’m sure you are too which is why I’m working to bring […]

Employee’s Sticky Fingers (Workplace Theft)

Have you ever eaten a meal so delicious that you force yourself to save a portion of it to enjoy the next day? You carefully pack the flavorful masterpiece and head off to work eagerly anticipating the moment when you will once again be able to enjoy the delectable piece of happy.  At lunchtime, you […]