Next Stop: IHRIM 2013

My thoughts on where I’ll be next and the conference season are up in a new Dovetail Software blog.  Come say hello!

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Prophet Motives

  New post today over on the Dovetail blog about change management, leadership and the secret to success.  Check it out!

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Shifting Loyalties

I was asked to give a job seeker some advice last week.  This is someone who is gainfully employed, has ten years of tenure with their current company, and is good at their job.  And despite all that, is looking for more. As we talked through the options, the tasks and the stories, a question […]

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Would You Pay $5 to Browse?

Saw this story on Business Insider about a specialty food store in Brisbane, Australia, and thought it worth sharing. The fee exists to stop people from “showrooming” — which occurs when a customer looks at items in a physical store, then makes the purchase online. The sign assures that you’ll have the five dollars deducted from the […]

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Adria Richards, Steubenville and Privacy

**Dangerous waters ahead.  This is a post for rational thinkers and observers, not those who react simply on emotion or reflex.  You have been warned.** You’ve surely read both stories by now.  If not, here’s the quick recap: Richards: Goes to conference, takes some pictures, tweets about being offended, gets all involved fired. Steubenville: Football […]

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March Dovetail Webinar with HRCI Credit!

Each month, the fine people at Dovetail Software bring you a free webinar on a topic built to serve the HR community.  This month, we are proud to host Mike Haberman of Omega HR Solutions to talk about Best Practices for Consistent and Compliant Employee Relations.  Please join us on Tuesday, March 26th at 12:30PM […]

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The HR Carnival is Visiting Dovetail!

If you’ve been around HR for any amount of time, you’ve surely seen or heard of the HR Carnival, run by friend of the show Shauna Moerke.  Well the train is rolling this way, and we at Dovetail are thrilled to be hosting an upcoming version. On March 27th, the new carnival can be found on the […]

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Lean HR Now Available!

  Yes, the frequency of posts has dropped significantly around these parts.  Now you know why. I’m thrilled to share that my first book, Lean HR, is now available on Amazon.  I really wanted to get it ready for all of you I will see on the conference circuit this year, and we made it […]

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HR 101 for StartUps

What does a founder need to know about HR?  When chasing your dream leads you to opening your own business, you have a wealth of issues to deal with.  You’ll have to become an expert in operations, marketing, finance, tax law, real estate, motivation, sales and a host of other concerns.  The Human Resources function […]

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The Road Ahead

  If you are a regular reader, semi-regular reader or highly irregular reader (which, let’s face it, is the most likely choice), you may have noticed a drop in volume on the blog lately.  There’s  a reason for that.   I’ve been channeling my creativity into other areas, notably into my work at Dovetail Software, […]

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