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.

Updates

Updates (August 2018)

In the past few weeks I've been super busy at my real job, began putting the final finishing touches on my blog, and managed to squeeze in some time to travel across the country (and sprained my foot in the process...). With everything moving by so quickly, I wanted to take the time to slow down and share a few updates:

HR Industry, Just for Fun

“Outside the Box” Ways to Stay Up-to-Date in HR

When it comes to staying up to date with engaging industry content, surfing LinkedIn simply doesn't cut it anymore; instead we crave something more raw—something that provides an honest and entertaining outlook on the everyday and out of the ordinary experiences we're exposed to in the world of HR. While becoming relatively easier to find, I've rounded up a few of my favorite sources for "outside the box" employment-related content

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An Introduction…

I'm probably the last Millennial to have discovered Twitter. I was becoming restless with how stuffy LinkedIn had become, and I was desperately seeking an outlet where I could be more candid with my industry-related views. Just over four months ago I created a Twitter account that I figured would just result in a few weeks… Continue reading An Introduction…

Benefits

Medical Insurance 101

So you’ve finally gotten a real job, or perhaps you just turned 26 and are being ceremoniously kicked off of your parents' insurance plan, or maybe you’ve had coverage this whole time and finally need to *gasp* use it. Regardless of your situation, you've found yourself needing to brush up on the minefield of jargon that makes up your insurance plan.