The truth is that all companies need HR. But not all companies need the same type or same amount of HR. The laws are in place for all, so compliance is an issue across the board. At some point, all companies will need to hire. Some may do it once a day, others maybe once … Continue reading Outsourcing is NOT a 4 Letter Word!
Where are all the good people? I scheduled 8 interviews this week and only 2 showed up – what gives? Why doesn’t anyone want to work? These damn millennials… Why does every person I hire have some kind of serious emotional problem? If only I could solve the current struggle for talent…I would be one … Continue reading Now Hiring!?@#*&%!
Have you seen these signs in your workplace? I was meeting a manager at a client site for the first time and I honestly had a hard time concentrating on the introduction. Everywhere I looked, these signs were screaming at me – ‘Nap Team Captain’, ‘Lack of Planning on Your Part Doesn’t Constitute an Emergency … Continue reading Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign
While most blog posts are aimed at employers, managers, and/or HR professionals, this is one is for the employees. Everyday you wake up and you go to work. And everyday you have to make the decision if you are on that’s employer’s bus or not. Are you in or out? I recently had an employee … Continue reading Ode to Employees: Mirror mirror on the wall…who’s the real problem?
I was so honored to be featured on Episode 57 of the HR Social Hour podcast! Please check out the episode and sign up for more - Jon and Wendy are doing great work on this platform!! https://hrsocialhourpodcast.podbean.com/e/episode-57-jon-wendy-talk-to-christie-engler/
All of a sudden, I find myself as one of the oldest employees in the office. I’ve been used to being one of the youngest for so long. It’s weird but I’m trying to seek out the positives. It can be a tough spot – I’m a little older, more experienced, and I do know … Continue reading A personal reflection – my age and place at work
It’s January of 2019. I’ve read a number of articles lately that reflect on 2018 and present goals and plans for the new year. For me, I want to present an invitation to all of the HR practitioners out there – come and live in the gray in 2019. When I was little (I guess … Continue reading An Invitation to HR to Live in the Gray in 2019