Your 5-Day Plan to Learning LinkedIn

January 15, 2015

Last week, I shared with you my plan to develop 5-Day Learning Plans for the most popular social media sites. The idea being that you can use these to gain practical experience that will help in your profession. The first one was about using Twitter. Today, let’s talk about LinkedIn. I know what you’re thinking […]

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How to Negotiate Your Next Salary – Ask #HR Bartender

January 13, 2015

Asking for money is a very difficult thing. Especially when we’re asking for ourselves (versus asking for one of our employees). I’m always more comfortable presenting the case to give a member of my team a pay increase. But me? Fuhgeddaboudit. Learning the art of salary negotiation is important. That’s what today’s reader question is […]

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What Are #HR Analysts and Why Should You Pay Attention To Them

January 11, 2015

As a blogger, I’ve been fortunate to participate in events that I would not normally have attended when I was an HR Generalist. Examples are the Ultimate Software Connections Conference, KronosWorks Conference, and the SilkRoad Connections Conference. During those events, I learn about the companies, the products and services they provide, and how they meet […]

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Pride In Your Work Matters [infographic] – Friday Distraction

January 9, 2015

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF works to attract, develop and retain professionals for the restaurant industry. Enjoy today’s post!) I recently read an article where someone talked about being successful […]

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Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Twitter

January 8, 2015

By now, we realize social media isn’t going away. In fact, quite the opposite – new social media sites are popping up every day. It’s a challenge to keep current…or even learn the full capabilities of the platform. Let’s face it, we go to a conference or meeting and get talked into opening an account […]

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Is Your Company Ready to Compete for Talent

January 6, 2015

Over the past couple years, we’ve been talking about employee engagement, war for talent, and retention. These issues are important and businesses need to pay attention. But there’s one more issue that I want to point out. It’s connected to all three of these issues. It has to do with management knowledge and skills. Peter […]

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Boring Work Is Often Absolutely Essential

January 4, 2015

A few weeks ago, I published a post on “Everything HR Needs to Know about ‘the Cloud’” and also posted it on the HR Bartender Facebook page. I was a little surprised when someone commented, “Boring!” (Actually, the comment was “Borrrrrinngggg…..” but let’s not dwell on that.) The reader is certainly entitled to their opinion. […]

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