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There are two schools of thought when it comes to HR. Traditional Admin and Strategic. This is the Strategic stuff.

Building Team Trust

building team trust

Obligatory HR Trust Fall shot (not my idea of building team trust)

Building team trust

is difficult. Sometimes individuals on our teams don’t seem to want to build a relationship with us as managers. Some folks may have had a bad experience with management in the past and others may look at the job as just a “Jay.Oh.Be”.

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The Mentor program that isn’t a mentor program

Mentor program

How do you get this kind of mentorship and long-term engagement?

The mentor program of all mentor programs

Last week I posted on the topic of why I believe most mentor programs fail. I would be remiss and irresponsible if all I did was bitch on any topic and not provide a solution.

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Why mentor programs fail. The play by play breakdown.

mentor program

How long did your mentor program relationship last?

Are mentor programs failing us?

I believe that one of the best things that any of us can do for our careers is to find and work with a mentor. Mentors have been there and done that, and with a mentor by our side, we don’t have to re-invent the wheel.

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Harvard Business Review HR

This months #HBR takes a look at why no one likes HR. If you are an HR professional, I would consider this entire issue a must read front to back. This is V.2 to the 10 year old Fast Company article “Why we hate HR” and I add a few thoughts of my own.

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Trust in leadership and employee surveys

Trust in leadership

Are you getting the employee participation you want from your job satisfaction surveys?

Trust in Leadership

Do your employees trust the leadership team? Last week I shared my beliefs on why I think employees should fill out employee job satisfaction surveys and this is part deux on the same topic. When employees do not want to fill out employee surveys,

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Employee Survey, can companies track individual answers?

employee survey

Do your employees trust you enough to fill out an employee survey?

Employee surveys

The topic of employee surveys is always a controversial topic. Management wants to hear employee opinions and employees want to do the right thing but are afraid their answers can be tracked. If you have read this blog, you know that I am always thinking about corporate culture.

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