Measuring a CEO’s Performance

Measuring a CEO’s Performance

Like many of you, I subscribe to a number of different email newsletters. The other day one came through that really perplexed me. It came from an HR manager of a not-for-profit entity and she was asking what “tools” folks had for evaluating their president and CEO....
10 Must-Haves for your Employee Handbook

10 Must-Haves for your Employee Handbook

Earlier this month, we talked about the top 10 mistakes organizations make when they’re writing and updating their handbooks. In this second half of the series, I want to talk about the other side of the coin: must-haves when it comes to your employee handbook. This...
Things in HR That Make You Go “Hmm…”

Things in HR That Make You Go “Hmm…”

My client had many plants that were doing really well. The company had a new vision, a new direction they wanted to go, and the plants were all on board…. except for one. This one plant was a thorn in his side. They were resistant to following new company policies and...
Change Happens, Let’s Deal With It

Change Happens, Let’s Deal With It

“Change is hard because people overestimate the value of what they have and underestimate the value of what they may gain by giving that up.” -Flight of the Buffalo That’s a more scholarly way of saying “I’ll keep the devil I know versus the one I don’t.” Most people...