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Note to practitioners: You can't award an accredited designation that you govern yourself. The accounting association can't give out the CPA, the lawyer's association can't certify you as a lawyer, etc. Taking a competency-based test from SHRM doesn't give you a license to practice HR. HRCI exists to give weight to the field. If you think the HRCI certification process means nothing, the SHRM designation will mean even less. But if you like spending your money on marketing, have fun. KD is right. This is about share of dollar. But HRCI sits on a treasure trove of cash. They have a significant reserve. And it will be interesting to see how they fight this. But this nonsense is about his insider baseball is you can get. And there's no more mediocre insider baseball than HR baseball.
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I love the source. South China Morning Post. LOL for 100 reasons.
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As we come out of a recession, our average hourly wage drops. We seem to learn lessons from our recessions. Just the wrong ones, I suspect.
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I think that's a good point on size/scope. I like indeed.com and I also like linkup.com I really wrote the post because of a few chumpy bloggers who bag on monster.com like it is a POS. The are worse ways to find a job. Monster, indeed, linkup and others are simply tools.
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Love those mayhem commercials.
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Wish I could hit a button and share this on Twitter.
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Good post, buddy. Special guy. What did he think of your goatee?
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I think it's BS that the government subsidies sugar and corn -- and gives all kinds of breaks to Monsanto -- and then asks other businesses to bear the brunt of a busted US food policy. If the government actually had to pay for healthcare, our "food pyramid" would look a lot different and we might actually have real wellness in this country. As a nation, we couldn't afford to drink Double Diet Dew and eat Oreos for breakfast. But when we bake in the cost of healthcare into the private sector, the government can ignore its failed corporatist policies. Yes, I'm both anti-govt and anti-corporate. And I vote.
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I like this post and I like the idea of people speaking honestly about their beliefs. It's also important to be respectful of people who don't have faith, don't care about your faith, or are offended by the actions related to faith. What seems like faith to some can be perceived as ahborrhent behavior to others. I don't like Satan worshipers because I think it's cruel to bite the heads of bats. And I don't eat at Chick-fil-a because I like gay people and I think discrimination in the name of faith is cruel and offensive. You know what's comforting? Kindness. Compassion. Humility. Those behaviors transcend religion and can exist without faith.
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Good post -- although I'm pretty sure I said people should work with integrity. I think you can come to work, perform well, and keep part of your heart and your mind at home & with your loved ones. You don't have to give your whole self to an employer. Although, again, I believe in integrity.
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Hey -- I hear ya. Optimism is great. Thanksgiving is early, this year. We should all count our blessings. I would say -- 1. The 1% tells you to count your blessings and that anything is possible in America. That's cool. I like optimism. Except the tension between profit and labor expenses (and the influx of money into the political system) means that it's not true. 2. The 1% tells you it's okay to spend the night at a comped Day's Inn that is serviced so cheaply on the backs of immigrants, minorities, and women. 3. The 1% tells you to be thankful that you're on an airplane in the first place instead of a bus. They forget to remind you that should be be enraged. Through deregulation and government subsidies, these airlines still can't pay their employees a living wage and fail to raise the bar on customer satisfaction year-after-year. So I dunno. It's nice to have an iPhone. It's nice to have a job. But I feel like we're distracted as a nation. We can be proud of our accomplishments and still demand more.
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The only Klout score that really matters is this one: http://klout.com/#/user/misterscrubby He qualified for perks!
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The best and most challenging job I've ever had in my life came after a CHRO hassled me to no end about my lack of experience and my overstated resume. He then told me that if I ever lied to him or misled him in any way -- including not keeping him in the loop on my mistakes -- he would rip my head off and shit down my throat. Then he asked, "What can we do to make sure you take this job?" I was shocked and said, "Make me a great offer." At that point, I had to take the job.
Toggle Commented Oct 31, 2011 on Candidate Experience, PSHAW! at Fistful of Talent
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Welllllllllllllllllllllllllll... I'm sure Monster would filter out an ad that says, "Irish need not apply." Or would they? I dunno. Being Irish isn't a protected class. Is it cool if I put that in my job description for a project manager? Maybe I'll post an ad to see what happens.
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Brilliant. Fully support this plan.
Toggle Commented Sep 19, 2011 on The Sackett Job Plan... at Fistful of Talent
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We've made a career by differentiating ourselves and making fun of one another. It works! Good advice! ;)
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I like being the token woman. I'll take it.
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Meredith, I'm really sorry you experienced this. The dirty secret of our industry (i.e., HR blogging)? Most of our content is read by idiots -- and those idiots leave comments. That's the business model of AOL, actually. Know that they don't hate you because you are in Human Resources. They hate you because - you're a woman - you're smart - you're confident - they are jerks - they are lonely - they are looking for attention - they have nothing else to do - they don't really hate you Keep writing. - Laurie
Toggle Commented May 27, 2011 on On Giving HR Advice at Fistful of Talent
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Dang. Awesome.
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Wait, we both have BS in our blog post titles. Get outta my brain, today!
Toggle Commented May 5, 2011 on Engage! = BS at The HR Capitalist
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Am I the only one who is like -- what's the big deal? I mean, yeah, it's awful to serve alcohol to a kid. But it won't kill the kid, it's a small amount, and mistakes happen. You know who's making a big deal out of this? Lawyers and the media.
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I will now refer to you as BLOGGER. Forevah.
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And can you put a FB like or twitter button on this so I can promote (i.e., sell) your awesome post?
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Hey, when you're done selling, why don't you get back to work as a Human Resources pro? (hahahaha, crack myself up) You know I think the idea of HR as sales is oversold. Life is sales. Once we get a bite, we go to work.
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