HR Under the Gunn

Posted by Sarah Williams on March 5, 2014 in Mentoring, Training & Development |
HR Under the Gunn

I am not a fashionista — I’m too practical, frugal and tomboyish for it. But I love fashion! I read the magazines and blogs; I follow trends and pay attention to designers. And I often combine my love of fashion and reality TV with reality competition shows like Project Runway and The Fashion Fund … […]

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The Best Thing About LinkedIn

Posted by Sarah Williams on January 23, 2013 in Mentoring, Networking, Social Media |
the best thing about linked in

Awhile ago, I committed to one post each month about social media/networking in Human Resources. This is that post. Keep reading. LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking website. It “links” you with people in your organization and people you’ve worked with in the past. It links you to vendors and service providers that you do or […]

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HR Lessons from “The Closer” — Don’t Be Like Brenda

Posted by Sarah Williams on August 22, 2012 in Mentoring, Training & Development |
the closer - part 2

This week’s posts are my way of honoring one of my favorite shows on television — The Closer, which ended its 8-year run last week. In case you’ve never watched, the show follows Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson and her team of detectives as they solve high-profile murder cases for the LAPD. Because of her […]

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Everything I Know About HR, I Learned from Yoda

Posted by Sarah Williams on July 26, 2012 in Mentoring, Training & Development |

He’s little. He’s green. He’s old and wrinkly. He talks funny … Yoda is everything Star Wars for me! We don’t know a lot about Yoda’s background. By the time we meet him in the first trilogy, he’s already near death. However, the one thing that comes across very clearly from him is his wisdom […]

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Take A Chance on Me

Posted by Sarah Williams on November 30, 2011 in Guest Bloggers, HR Observations, HR Wisdom, Mentoring |

I am a proud and unabashed ABBA fan!! Seriously. Dont stop reading this post. One of my favorite ABBA songs is Take a Chance on Me. It reminds me of a CEO who took a chance on me and gave me my first real shot in HR back in the late 80s. I had just […]

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