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Don’t Major in Minor Stuff

Posted by Sarah Williams on February 29, 2012 in Diversity, Holiday Themed, Hover, Pop Culture Stuff, Workplace Reputation |
billy crystal

There’s a lot going on this week. The Oscars were Sunday night and Black History Month ends this week while Women’s History Month begins … and today is Leap Day! I was trying to figure out how to converge all of this into a meaningful blog post when I started seeing a bunch of posts […]

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Epic Fail – Part 4

Posted by Sarah Williams on February 27, 2012 in Employee Relations, HR Wisdom, Workplace Reputation |
lying at work

I wasn’t always a rockstar in HR. I’ve made quite a few major blunders in my career. I’m going to share the stories of the ones that most impacted me this month in a series. Keep reading … ******************************************************************************** Kevin was fired for a major quality error. He called to appeal the decision. He felt […]

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Epic Fail – Part 3

Posted by Sarah Williams on February 23, 2012 in HR Wisdom, Leadership, Recruiting/Hiring, Workplace Reputation |
Man vs Woman

I wasn’t always a rockstar in HR. I’ve made quite a few major blunders in my career. I’m going to share the stories of the ones that most impacted me this month in a series. Keep reading … ***************************************************************************** All Alfonso dreamed about was making me look bad so I would be fired and he […]

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Don’t Be a Fast-hole

Posted by Sarah Williams on February 22, 2012 in Characters, Communication, Diversity, Holiday Themed, Workplace Reputation |
lent

Today is Ash Wednesday, which starts the Lent season for Christians around the world. Although fasting during this time is typically associated with the Catholics, many other denominations give up on certain things as well. I am not Catholic but I’ve fasted during Lent for almost 10 years now. In the past, I’ve given up […]

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Buck the Potluck

Posted by Sarah Williams on February 20, 2012 in Diversity, Holiday Themed |
Black History Luncheon Menu

I’ve said it before and I will say it again … I HATE POTLUCKS!!! But there is no potluck I hate more than the Black History Month potluck. And I don’t like the catered luncheons much either. Why? Because the menu and format typically cater to pervasive negative stereotypes about Black Americans. Seriously. What the […]

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