Category: Faces of HR

Faces of HR profiles one of your peers, asking them about their experiences, successes, challenges, current practices, aspirations, and opinions on topics impacting HR and the workforce.

Making the Decision to Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

The recent protests and expansion of the Black Lives Matter movement have caused many to reevaluate their beliefs and find new ways to take action. Leadership and HR at IntelliDyne considered the movement to be a call to action and the opportunity to reinforce and expand their diversity and inclusion efforts.

Remote Work Leads to a Global Workforce and Many Improvements

What happens when you are suddenly free to hire the talent that fits your needs from anywhere in the world? Not only do you build better teams, but certain factors lead to the leveling of the playing field and many improvements for employers and employees alike.

Applying Non-HR Tactics to HR to Create a New Culture

We know that professionals come from many other industries before they join the ranks of HR. Such diversity provides a lot of strength to the position. I recently spoke with a professional services and technology expert turned HR professional to learn how she uses that experiences to reinforce her HR efforts.

Avoiding Pitfalls When Implementing HR Strategies

Remember that Spiderman quote? You know, the one about responsibility. Well, it applies to HR more than some might think. HR personnel find themselves connected to so many aspects of their organization that they need to be very careful about how they implement their strategies. That means analyzing new ideas for fit within an organization, […]

Lessons Learned from an HR Professional Starting a New Job During the Crisis

The path through life can take interesting turns, and before you know it, you turn around and realize you ended up very far from where you started. That journey shapes you and often makes you strong. I recently spoke with Tami Rosen, Chief People Officer of Atlassian, about her career path. She joined Atlassian just […]

Change Can Only Be as Successful as Engaging Communication

What do crystal-clear communications, awareness of a company culture’s direction, and massive change have in common? They all have to happen at the same time. So many organizations have rapidly changed in the wake of the pandemic, and they will have to continue to evolve. How do they get it right? How do they make […]

Handling the Pandemic Was Challenging Enough Even with a Crisis Plan

It’s not hard to imagine how challenging things were for those that didn’t have a plan in place. Either way, HR had a lot of evolving and problem-solving to do. I recently spoke to one HR individual whose organization actually had a specific pandemic crisis plan in place.

An HR Perspective on Going Back to Work

What does it mean to go back to work? Can we even do so safely? These are the questions we’ve been tackling over the past few weeks as states open up, as well as organizations’ doors. I recently spoke with an HR expert about what it would take to get people back in the office […]

Companies Went Remote—Can They Go Back?

Almost everyone went home when the coronavirus swept the nation. Now that organizations are starting to re-open their doors, they want their employees back on site. The problem is, very few people feel comfortable doing so. I recently discussed this and related situations with an HR expert.

No-Nonsense HR for a No-Nonsense World

If a 3-year-old child can spot when someone’s being fake, why risk being fake to your workers? They’re just as likely to know when you’re not being genuine, and this fakeness has lasting repercussions on your organization. I recently spoke with one expert who shares her “secret sauce recipe” for clearing the corporate clutter in […]