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What I Learned at LASHRM 2012

Posted by Sarah Williams on April 30, 2012 in HR Conferences and Events, Social Media |
LASHRM 2012

One of my goals for 2012 was to attend 3 professional conferences to do strengthen and expand my connection to the people who support this journey I’m on. And I took the first step toward that goal when I ventured to New Orleans, Louisiana for the Louisiana SHRM State Conference last week! The experience was […]

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HR is NOT your Friend

Posted by Sarah Williams on April 19, 2012 in Job Search Tips, Recruiting/Hiring, Social Media |
facebook friends with candidates

There’s been a lot of chatter online recently about employers asking employees for their Facebook passwords during the interview process. Most came out vehemently opposed to that as an unnecessary invasion of privacy. However, when the request switched to just “friending” candidates on Facebook, the consensus shifted and support split down the middle. The argument […]

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Leave Lammy Alone!!

Posted by Sarah Williams on April 17, 2012 in Sports Stuff |
Lamar Odom leaves Dallas

I am a fan of NBA Basketball and I’ve hated the Lakers¬†since the mid-90s. I am also a fan of pop-culture and I am completely enamored by the Kardashian phenomenon. So I took a special interest in the trade which sent reigning Sixth Man of the Year, Lamar Odom, from LA to the defending NBA […]

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Is It Your Business … Or Your Busy-Ness?

Posted by Sarah Williams on April 12, 2012 in Characters, Employee Relations, Leadership, Workplace Bullying |
nosey at work

Matt was the new supervisor of the A/P department where Jenna had worked for the last 7 years. He was hired after the former supervisor retired. I always believed Jenna wanted the position — but she didn’t apply when it was posted so she was never considered. Matt worked hard to try to understand innerworkings […]

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You Screwed Up? Yay!

Posted by Sarah Williams on April 10, 2012 in Education and Learning, Recognition and Rewards, Training & Development |
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A few years ago, we were transitioning from one HRIS to another. To save time and a little money, I was sent to training for a week then brought back to create internal training for our staff on the relevant areas.¬†I combined screen shots of the system with scans from the manual to prepare my […]

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