Is HR Ready for Social Technology?

Here is a short interview that I did with an HR peer about using social technology in the workplace; I was the interviewer. ME: What do you think of employees using social technology in the workplace? CLEVER HR PEER:  Well, I’m not really sure... it appears that our employees who are on their Facebook are not really doing any real work for the benefit of the company but I hear all the...

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Future Ready in MY World- guest post from a boomer

As a 40-year veteran of the world of work (I did start young, OK?) I am definitely in the boomer category though like many of my generational cohort I’ve had multiple different  careers in that time – starting our new careers along with new career Gen-Xers; maybe even very early new career Gen-Yers.  That may have kept us career-changing boomers on our toes! The Future is Here ...

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C.O.M.M.U.N.I.T.Y

I feel incredibly lucky to be part of several different COMMUNITIES. There is of course the community I live in, the communities I network with, work with and play with. Communities of peers, colleagues, professionals. Online communities; In-person communities. There is brilliance within each of us and when we become part of something larger than ourselves where we feel safe to innovate,...

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5 ways to slow down… so you can speed up.

Sometimes you need to slow down to go fast. This past weekend wasn't a slow down, it was even more than that. I pressed "PAUSE" on life and spent some of the most valuable time I have in ages. The location was spectacular- the company was incredible. I went away with my two sister-in laws and my mother-in law to a Spa. What was different about other weekends away though, is I went INTO the...

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