Archive for November, 2013

An HR Thanksgiving

Posted: by HRNasty in Climbing Career Ladder, Manage your Manager, What HR Really Thinks

An HR Thanksgiving As I sit here on the eve of Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my HRNasty perspective on what I am thankful for during the Thanksgiving season and why. I am thankful the unemployment numbers in this country are lower today and I am I am thankful I not only have a job, […]

Why stack ranking at Microsoft still exists

Posted: by HRNasty in Climbing Career Ladder, Company Culture

Microsoft does away with Stack Ranking As an HR Hack, I think that the change of heart at Microsoft on the stack ranking management review and compensation system is great for their culture and as well as for all of HR.  Stack ranking at MSFT gives all HR practitioners a bad name regardless of where they work. […]

Company Holiday Party Company Holiday party this year? Whether you are being asked or dragged, most of us will be attending our spouse’s company holiday party this Christmas season? (Yes, the HR guy called it Christmas) If your significant other’s company is hosting a company holiday party, there are a number of things to think […]

Halloween costumes boggles my mind! The topic for my last post was how inappropriate Halloween costumes can make or break a career.  I write on this topic every year in an attempt to provide insight on what HR and managers really think about Halloween costumes.  I also try to provide WHY these groups think this way.  […]

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