Summer Vacation Requests

The Virtue of Vacation: Reaping Rewards from PTO

April 4, 2019
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Look around. The flowers are starting to bloom, birds are singing, and the sun is finally out. While the harsh winter is still fresh in your mind, now is the time to be thinking about summer – summer vacations, that is. You can already imagine the revolving door of last-minute vacation requests that will come […]

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2019 HR Trends - Podcast

2019 HR Trends: Make it the “Year of Alignment”

November 30, 2018
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As another year comes to a close, my mind automatically goes through an “HR year in review” – and what a year it has been! We bore witness to a staggering number of sexual misconduct allegations among leaders in nearly every industry. We saw a wide spectrum of responses, along with a generous dose of […]

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Paid Sick Leave

What NJ’s Mandatory Sick Leave Means For Great Cultures Everywhere

October 24, 2018
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In May 2018, NJ became the 10th state (plus D.C.) to enact a mandatory paid-sick-leave law. To put this in perspective, the US is only one out of 22 wealthy nations that does not guarantee some form of paid sick leave, so these states are attracting a lot of attention. The New Jersey Paid Sick […]

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Pinch Me Please

Pinch Me Please

June 6, 2018
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Pinch Me Please On May 8, I woke to texts that New York State’s Attorney General was resigning amidst allegations of sexual misconduct. By lunchtime, Nike announced the exit of their 10th male executive due to concerns over inappropriate workplace conduct. I fell asleep on May 8th reflecting on how leaders across both public and […]

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A Bias Toward Action

A Bias Toward Action

May 30, 2018
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A Bias Toward Action Perhaps you were one of many who missed your afternoon latte yesterday, but for those of us passionate about Diversity and Inclusion, we did not need our afternoon caffeine to feel the buzz of progress. In a recent post, I commended Starbucks for yesterday’s investment in anti-bias training for over 175,000 […]

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Organization Design + Change Management

Fraternal Twins: OD & Change Management

September 6, 2017
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Fraternal Twins: Organization Design & Change Management Organizational design (OD) and change management are often seen as two separate entities under the same umbrella, like siblings from the same family. I think of this duo more like fraternal twins—as much as you want to give them individuality and independence, they are intrinsically interdependent. A common […]

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