Category Archives: Human Capital Management

Competitive Company Benefits & Perks: A study of companies that are winning in the war of attracting, engaging and retaining talent

Happy New Year HR friends. I hope you’re all off to a great start to 2017. Some of you may be putting the final touches on your 2017 budgets while others are reviewing opportunities to refresh your People programs. Either way, there is nothing like a new year to give us a refreshed perspective on what […]
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Roundup for People Operations (HR) in 2016

Truth time: I love trolling Inc., Forbes Tech, Harvard Business Review, Mashable and TLNT for HR-related content. There are so many new concepts or business practices driving the way that People Leaders and their teams operate. Most of the time, I’ve come across articles or opinions from subject matter experts (SME’s) that are relevant to problems I’m […]
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HR + Technology = <3

During a recent wine tasting tour of the Temecula Valley with my Sr. Compensation Analyst bestie and fellow Millennial, we started discussing some of the recent opportunities missed by senior leaders in HR. As professional women in our early 30’s, our perspective on how HR leaders can become better player-coaches and developers for talent to the youngest generation […]
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Hiring Based on Core Values Instead of ‘Cultural Fit’: The New Frontier of Recruiting

Jeff Weiner is talks about it at conferences. Harvard Business Review online writes an article on it almost every year 2011 2012 2014 2015 Both brick & mortar and online retailers love selling books on the topic: The Cultural Fit Factor Hiring Geeks that Fit WE. HIRE. FOR. CULTURAL. FIT. Those 5 words strung together are slowly becoming […]
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Working From Home? Some funny, and unfortunate, side effects of at-home remote work.

The show Portlandia never fails to delight me. Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein create skits that aren’t just related to life in PDX (Go Ducks!) but address some of the societal issues we face on a regular basis. During a recent Netflix binge of Season 5 of the show, an issue that resonates with many of us […]
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#trending: What HR leaders are seeing as critical workforce trends impacting the future of business

“Every year the women of New York leave the past behind and look forward to the future…this is known as Fashion Week.” – Carrie Bradshaw. This week, while some of the most fashion-forward women in the world were looking toward the future from front rows in Bryant Park, the forward-thinking HR professionals in southern California were looking […]
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Get Your Blog On!

Listen up blogosphere! After a much needed 4 month break from my previous frequent blogging, I am happy to let you know that I will be returning to regular blog posts this month! I’m looking forward to updating you on what I’ve been focusing on, emerging trends in HR that I believe will shape your strategic human capital […]
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The New F Word

F word.     F bomb.     F this.     F that. I’m sure that by now you are freaking out, thinking that this post is somehow going to be about the mother of all F words. Nope,  you’re not even close.  I’m talking about feelings. Specifically, the feelings of those in your workforce. Ask yourself, can you confidently provide […]
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Wearables and Wellness: A Fight to the Death over the ‘Best Wearable Device’ Title

Fitbit. Polar. The new Microsoft Band. The anxiously awaited Apple Watch, lovingly nicknamed “iWatch” by hardcore Apple fans.  If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past 2 years, at some point, you’ve heard these devices mentioned in mainstream media. If you are someone that is focused on your long-term health and wellness, […]
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Compensating Coders – New Data Helping Software HR Pros Pay Their Programmers

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