Employee Relations, HR Industry, Just for Fun

Don’t Call It A Comeback: An Interview With Marc And Kate Of The Hostile Work Environment Podcast

With the triumphant return of the Hostile Work Environment Podcast, I couldn't resist the opportunity to catch up with returning host Marc Alifanz and his brand new host (and fellow Midwesterner), Kate Bischoff

Culture & Engagement, Employee Relations, Just for Fun

When Super Bowl Side-Effects Hit The Workplace

Also known for its over-the-top halftime shows and high-production commercials, the buzz surrounding the big game will live on around water coolers throughout the country in the days following the event.

Employee Relations, Rants and Raves, Workplace Communication

No, Being an A-Hole Doesn’t Make You an “Effective” Leader

Nearly one in five Americans report that they've been the victim of workplace bullying at some point during their career.

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.