HR Effing Rocks

Month: March 2016

HR Effing Rocks

I was at a social occasion last weekend and the question of, “What do you do for a living?” came up. I let my new friend know that I work in Human Resources and mostly function as an HR Business Partner. They then asked, “Well what does that actually mean? What does HR do?” Wow- great questions. I sit around eating bon-bons . . . just kidding. Oh, some days, I wish this were true. But unfortunately, they make me work for my paycheck. Sons of guns! So, what does an HR Business Partner do? I play chess. I sit down with leaders and think

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Connex Group- HR & Employee Benefits Sector

Connex Group- HR & Employee Benefits Sector

A couple weekends ago, I was able to attend the Connex Group‘s HR and Employee Benefits Sector Meeting. A trip to New Orleans for a conference? Sure, you bet! And just for good measure- a stop at Cafe Du Monde? Of course! I enjoyed the format of this conference. They interviewed each of the attendees beforehand to determine which sessions made the most sense. It was also in the format of think tanks for most of the sessions. This helped to have a more intimate discussion with other HR execs, which was amazing. Instead of sharing an overview of each session, here are a few

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