Not All Games Are Created Equal – Friday Distraction

February 20, 2015

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos, the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Kronos recently partnered with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to talk absenteeism strategies on Workforce Institute Radio. Give it a listen here. Enjoy the post!) Do you remember the […]

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Your 5-Day Plan to Learning YouTube

February 19, 2015

OK, I thought I was done with the 5-Day Plan series and then I remembered YouTube. And I must admit that I really debated including this one. On one hand, it’s social. But then, doesn’t everyone know how to use YouTube?! I mean…we’ve all seen this video, right? However, this is a business exercise. And […]

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Defining Workplace Professionalism

February 17, 2015

I ran across this article from Dan McCarthy on “What is Workplace Professionalism?” It’s a good read. You can check it out here. It reminded me of a project that Jane Bozarth mentioned during ATD’s Social Media for Learning Certificate Program where she had crowdsourced a definition of professionalism using Twitter. Here’s the final definition […]

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How You Deal With an Annoying Coworker – Ask #HR Bartender

February 15, 2015

I’ve written before about working with people you don’t like. Here’s a similar situation. A co-worker that grates on your very last nerve. We have a person in our office who does her job well, but makes a lot of annoying noises. She clears her throat constantly, very loudly. She has very long fake nails […]

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Going With the Flow – Friday Distraction

February 13, 2015

By now, you’ve probably heard of binge watching. It’s when you watch television for long spans of time, usually only watching one show. Services like Amazon Prime and Netflix have made binge watching pretty popular. I have to admit Mr. Bartender and I do our fair share of binge watching. We were a bit behind […]

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Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Facebook

February 12, 2015

In this series about developing learning plans for social media, we’ve covered Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and Google +. Our last installment is about Facebook. I intentionally saved Facebook for last. Of all the platforms, I believe Facebook is considered the most personal. Many people draw a line between their personal and professional lives … […]

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Adopting a Professional Uniform [poll]

February 10, 2015

I came across this article about “uniforms” – it’s a very interesting read and I’d suggest checking it out. When I think of professional uniforms, the first thing that comes to mind are the company branded and issued ones that happen in fast food restaurants, hotels, theme parks, etc. I also think of uniforms worn […]

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