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Archive for the ‘Trust’ Category

You’ve got (Gir) mail!

A crazy little thought has been rattling around in my brain this past week. You know the kind I’m talking about. The kind of idea that comes to you in a serendipitous moment or is inspired by some off-hand comment from a friend. This one I’m blaming on Bryon Abramowitz. Because I can and because […]

Trust me

Ah, trust. Trust is such a shaky concept. Trust is hard to develop, rarely given, and easy to lose. And yet if you want a cohesive team that works together to achieve goals, you need it. I doubt I could find one person who would disagree with that last statement. So why, WHY, does it […]

I get by with a little help from my professional network.

If there is an aspect of HR that HR pros should always be concerned with, it should be relationship building. Developing and maintaining good relationships with hiring managers, candidates, employees, vendors, etc. It doesn’t have to be friendship. However, a mutually beneficial professional relationship is always a good idea. Shared professional courtesy can help you […]

Sink or swim? Do you trust your employees/co-workers?

If you are like me, you have a hard time delegating. You like having control over a process and have a hard time letting go. Luckily, I have learned to combat this initial reaction of mine and trust the people around me. At least initially. If you screw up it takes quite a bit to […]