Out Now: Episode 415: Registered Apprenticeship Programs in the Clean Energy Sector With Dr. Janell Hills

Workplace Safety Depends on Relationships

“It is not unsafe work conditions that we should worry about, it is unsafe behavior.” Safety It is often the red-headed stepchild of Human Resource programs, and for those organizations who aren’t knee deep in OSHA, CFRs and Safety Manuals, safety is typically something to be whispered about, like cancer or adultery. (Be honest, you just […]

Top 10 Signs You Have A Crappy Workplace Culture

“I’ll be your baby, I’ll be your score, I’ll run the gun for you and so much more.” “Tumble 4 Ya” – Culture Club Top 10 Signs You Have A Crappy Workplace Culture It’s Culture Month here at PIC, and as much as I wish it meant we were celebrating Culture Club, it actually means […]

Human Resources Is About the High Road Not the High Horse

A couple of weeks ago, I read a local HR advice column. The content of the question isn’t as important as the content of the answer; it is in this that influenced my post today. The answer, given to the inquiring and somewhat “new” HR professional, was the ensure her own butt was figuratively covered and move forward with what […]

Racism Would Have Been Easy

Racism Would Have Been Easy As you know, February is Black History Month and here at Performance I Create, we were all challenged to write, if the spirit moved us, a post regarding such. As February winds down and we see March slipping into view, I thought I’d share my thoughts, as indirect as they […]

My Kids Won’t Dust

I was dusting the other day…I hate dusting…and all the while, I was thinking to myself, “I have two children…why aren’t THEY dusting?” I pondered that as I dusted off bookcases, dusted in between the rails on the chairs, tables and beds, and wiped down nearly all of the picture frames. My Kids Won’t Dust […]

You’ve Risen To Your Highest Level of Incompetence

In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence. -Laurence J. Peter – The Peter Principle You’ve done it! You’ve made it to the show. You’ve been recognized for your genius and dedication. Your performance has been stellar. You’ve been promoted! Good for you.  Now get to work…your life just got […]