The Workplace: Top 5 blogs this week

Each week Blogging4Jobs brings you the Top Workplace Blogs of the Week. These blogs come from all across the internet and highlight important topics being discussed in the space. We serve as your weekly recap of top blogs that we’ve read throughout the week. If we’ve missed any, let us know.


Time heals all wounds, Just Not Fast Enough if You’ve Lost a Job: Little known fact that losing a job can inflict similar levels of emotional trauma as divorce.  We don’t expect recently separated people to start dating right away, yet it is expected for a person who loses a job to get right back on the horse.  Is this cause to show some mercy over the interview table? Read More.

The Peril of Tagging Employees with Corporate Values Without Their Input….: In an era where people customize everything from their phone case to their screen savers, respecting a person’s individuality is of top importance to employers. Find out how this is cause problems when recognizing employees. Read More.

Reason #2763 People Hate HR: In the words of the infamous George Constanza “The jerk store called, their running out of you!” Find out why you as an HR professional are being treated like an escapee from the jerk store. Read More.

68% of CEOs Still Aren’t on Any Social Networks — Shocking Nobody: With 68% of CEOs out of the social media loop, how can you get your CEO on board with social media campaigns? Read More.

Generation Hexed:  Generations are duking it out in the workplace, and mud is being slung from all directions. Is it those “over committed” baby boomers causing trouble? What about those “self-centered millennials”? Or, could it be all those in-between causing problems? Read More.


Nosey, or Necessary? An Overview of Employee Performance Monitoring: Can you feel the eyes over your shoulder, the breathing down your neck? That could be your manager, just checking on progress. The question becomes, at what point is monitoring going over board? Read More.

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Jessica Miller-Merrell

Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR, SHRM-SCP (@jmillermerrell) is a workplace change agent, author and consultant focused on human resources and talent acquisition living in Austin, TX. Recognized by Forbes as a top 50 social media influencer and is a global speaker. She’s the founder of Workology, a workplace HR resource and host of the Workology Podcast.


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