Culture & Engagement, HR Industry, Workplace Well-Being

Hey HR, You’re Allowed to Have Bad Days

Despite it being right at the top of the job description, as Human Resources professionals we sometimes forget to allow ourselves to actually be human. We hold ourselves to a higher standard since we need to set an example for our employees, often internalizing our emotions in the process.

Millennials in the Workplace, Rants and Raves, Women in the Workplace

Hey—Stop Telling Women What You Think They “Should” Wear

Women are fighting back, whether it's in our offices and schools, on the red carpet, or within the halls of Congress. Like others before us, the up and coming generation of millennial women recognize the value of bringing their authentic selves to the workplace

Culture & Engagement, Rants and Raves

Happy Holidays, Ya Filthy Animals

Thanksgiving is here, which means that we're fast approaching a tidal wave of festiveness that will drag us through the new year. With so much forced celebration in such a small amount of time, there are a few holiday debates that always seem to pop up year after year

Millennials in the Workplace

A Few Nuggets of Advice for My Younger Self

Today is my 29th birthday--the official first day of my final year as an "Under 30". As I approach my newest decade of existence, I've been reflecting on which words of wisdom I might share with my younger self, just as she's about to enter the proverbial "real world".

Employee Relations, HR Industry

Don’t Let a “Toby” Ruin Your View of the HR Profession

I don't remember every detail from my first HR course but there is one lesson that stuck with me to this day: Don't be a Toby. Yes that's right, my professor was referring to Toby Flenderson, the HR foil to over-the-top Dunder Mifflin Regional Manager Michael Scott.