In countless business headlines and posts in the last several months, we’ve all heard it . . . this new, disrupted, work environment is the “new normal.” A different workplace for a world that was different almost overnight. And while there’s no denying that this pandemic changed things dramatically, maybe it didn’t introduce a “new…

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Someone once said to me that she has always been fascinated with human resources because she’s seen it done well – and done poorly. The stark contrast between her experiences in different organizations signifies the importance of knowing if your organization is GOOD at HR or not. So, how can you tell?

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Is your business succeeding at the level of your wildest dreams?  If not, this is a perfect time to create a human resources (HR) strategic plan.  Let me explain why. An HR strategic plan is a natural extension of a business plan (a document that describes where you want your organization to be in the…

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Spring officially arrived on March 20th.  The weather is slowly warming here in Michigan.  I’ve heard the birds expressing their pleasure, and soon we’ll see the grass greening and flowers budding.  Nature’s renewal triggers personal renewal, which often results in a spike in employee turnover. People take steps to find a more rewarding career path,…

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