It’s Time for Feminism Reform

It’s the presidential political season here in the U.S. This is the time where politicians on both sides of the aisle start talking about how they can reform various aspects of government. True reform on any political issue is rarely the result, but sometimes we take a few small steps in the right direction. This […]

Union Mentality: A Culture of Mediocrity

Excuse me for my title. I’m sure it will offend at least one person, but I am not concerned because those of us who have worked in unionized environments know the deal. There is an aura, a way and even a stench that permeates from union environments. Although collective bargaining agreements vary from union to […]

Amazon and the Perception of an Excellent Workplace Culture

As you know we have been writing about Culture at PIC this month, and as so often happens we get to the end of the month and it is time for my post. Then, I struggle to come up with something new and different, something that hasn’t been said yet, hopefully a piece that is new, different […]

Changing Your Work: You’ll Never Know If You Don’t Ask

Changing Your Work With Intentions Of Improving We can’t fix things if we don’t know they are broken. We can’t improve if we don’t know where we are falling short. Want to find ways to be an even better HR department or leader? Just ask. It’s easier than you might think. Sure, sometimes it’s necessary […]

The Three Most Powerful Words Spoken By a Leader

The Three Most Powerful Words Spoken By a Leader To be a leader is to be visible to others. If you lead, people don’t just take verbal or written direction from you, they take all the cues you leave them in your day to day work. For example, they look at when you arrive at […]

Make Your Career Your Valentine Every Day

About a year ago, I read an article that compared LinkedIn to and likened professional Recruiters (like myself) to Matchmakers.  My first reaction was, “I don’t know what you heard about me…I’m a Recruiter not a P.I.M.P.!” (I think in song).  After exorcising the Snoop Dog and 50 Cent voices from my head, I […]