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Find what you’re good at and keep doing it.

Find what you’re good at and keep doing it.

My 7 year old self said veterinarian. My 15 year old self said singer. My 20 year old self probably said nothing or everything. And today (insert age assumption here) says people. Specifically people in business. I have to own it! I’m good at human resources. And I...

Business IS Personal

Business IS Personal

I hear it a lot – “it’s business, not personal”. I used to say it probably more than most. That can happen when part of your job is firing people. But one day I realized that business IS personal. That thought made me pay more attention, and I think people say that...

Managing a Remote Workforce

Managing a Remote Workforce

By Suetta Miller, HR Generalist Have you ever thought about using flextime in your company? Have you lost good talent to companies offering flextime as a benefit? Unsurprisingly, the growth of technology in the workplace has created a culture of workers who are more...

Onboarding Best Practices

Onboarding Best Practices

By Suetta Miller, HR Generalist They’ve proven themselves to you during the interview, now it’s your turn to prove you are worthy of their talent by onboarding them correctly. Remember how middle school dances were? Your parents dropped you off. You stood in a corner...

Safety in the Workplace – The Aviation Model

Safety in the Workplace – The Aviation Model

This was not a great month for the aviation industry with the events that unfolded on that fateful Southwest flight. A woman lost her life, and that’s terribly sad. That said, that is the first fatality on a domestic commercial flight since 2009. Almost 2,600,000...

You’re in HR…You Must be Good with People

You’re in HR…You Must be Good with People

That’s probably the most common thing a non-HR person says to me in a social environment when I tell them what I do. Maybe it’s just a “how’s the weather” statement – it has a literal meaning, but the comment is actually meaningless and simply something to say to...

Talking Politics at Work…

Talking Politics at Work…

It’s hard to avoid right now – you can feel politics in the air, I think. It’s all over the news, on our minds, and everywhere we look. Presidential elections tend to have that impact, but this one in particular has reached new levels of presence in our minds and our...