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Monica Austen is an attorney who practiced discrimination law in Los Angeles. She also served as head of investigations for the Utah Antidiscrimination & Labor Division. Most recently, she worked for Kaiser Permanente as a manager of its EEO Investigators in Southern California and also conducted investigations. In this interview, she shares insights and experiences […]

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Confounded by email? Tortured by your “to-do” list? Procrastinating on everything but procrastination? If so, I recommend reading 15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management by New York Times bestselling author Kevin Kruse. In relatively few pages, it contains many tips from highly successful organization leaders, athletes and other super-achievers.

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On September 6-8, the first ever HR Specialist Summit was held in Las Vegas. Co-sponsored by Business Management Daily and Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, it had more than 120 attendees. We had two parallel tracks: Strategic and Compliance. I moderated. I asked our speakers to share a key takeaway from his/her session for this post …

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Erin Mahoney is Director, Training & Organization Development for the Cascade Employers Association. In this interview, she shares her insights into the hidden biases humans possess.

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Most boss-employee relationships are transactional, trading time for money: “Follow my orders and you’ll keep getting paid.” Or, “I put in my time/follow the rules and get my pay.” These relationships may “survive,” but they don’t “thrive.” Bosses are “managing,” but they’re not “leading.” That is a missed opportunity for both employees and employers …

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Donald S. Prophete is a named partner in Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP. He represents clients in complex and multi-plaintiff race employment discrimination cases and has handled many high-profile and high-damage cases in the sports, military contractor and retail industries. Read my interview with him …

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Monica Whalen is past President & CEO of Employers Council. She rose to that leadership position after serving as its staff attorney for several years. Prior to her 22 years at Employers Council, Monica was an employment law attorney at traditional law firms. Read my interview with her …

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John Benson is an Executive VP for HR, Communications and IT at global construction and development firm, Skanska, based in the Washington, D.C., area. John works directly with Skanska’s Infrastructure Development group where he is a part of the group’s executive team. Read my interview with him …

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With forty years of experience arbitrating and mediating cases involving terminated employees, Ross Runkel has a unique perspective on what works and what doesn’t work. He is an attorney, former law professor, arbitrator, and inveterate blogger on current issues in labor and employment law. Read my interview with him …

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Heather A. Owen is a partner in Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP. She is board certified in labor and employment law in Florida and has counseled and successfully defended employers in all areas of employment law. She will be presenting at the HR Specialist Summit in Las Vegas in September. Read my interview with her …

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Isaac E. Dixon, PhD., SPHR-SCP is the Associate Vice President for Human Resources at Portland State University. PSU is an institution of 27,000 students and 6,400 faculty, staff and student employees with six collective bargaining units. Isaac has also worked in the private sector for organizations such as NIKE, GE Capital and Providence Health and Services. Read my interview with him …

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Marcy Fetzer, Ph.D. is the founder and principal consultant for the Excellence in Leadership Group. She’s also a professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources at the Marriott School of Business, Brigham Young University. She will be presenting on employee engagement and performance management at the upcoming HR Specialist Summit. Read my interview with her …

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When I practiced labor & employment law, it amazed me how poorly executives and managers documented important matters. Often, no record existed; worse yet, sometimes a summary, which was inaccurate or incomplete, was done well after the event. In my current consulting and coaching work with employers, I still encounter this problem. Fortunately, however, there is a solution: The Same-Day Summary (SDS) …

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If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard an executive complain about HR. Why the bad rap? Is it deserved? What’s more, how does HR change it? HR professionals can build positive relationships with the C-Suite and management by following these five steps.

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Kevin Kruse is an Inc 500 entrepreneur and Best Place to Work winner. He is a New York Times bestselling author of six books, including Employee Engagement 2.0. His newest company, LEADx.org, offers leadership training and professional development to anyone, at any time, free of charge. Read my interview with him …

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I’d like you to join me in my New Year’s Resolution, one I intend to pursue not only in my own behavior but in my work with others. It’s to make 2017 The Year of the EAR …

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As an executive coach, I was working with Phil, director of finance for his company. He shared frustrations he was having with one of his staff accountants, Melinda. “She gets defensive so easily,” he said. “I have trouble speaking with her about performance issues.” I suggested we do a role play…

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Mikayla Maier is a Certified Helicopter Flight Instructor and Commercial Pilot. She deployed to Afghanistan as a Drone Pilot, serving as part of a Secret Surveillance Program. After returning home, Mikayla joined Google X as part of Project Loon, a high altitude balloon internet-providing project. Since leaving the Silicon Valley, Mikayla has started an online weather forecasting service, worked as a Weather Producer for a popular morning news show and competed as a professional cyclist. Read my interview with her …

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Charlotte Miller is a past president of the Utah State Bar Association and was the first female representative to the American Bar Association from Utah. In addition to these legal positions, Charlotte has held corporate positions, including general counsel, chief administrative officer and global HR-VP. She currently serves as Chair of the Board for the Utah YWCA and is the Chief Human Resources Officer of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, the governing board for all Olympic athletes on skis or snowboards. Read my interview with her …

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JATHAN JANOVE: In this story, my guest Paul Smith explains how, to his great surprise, he found meaning in marketing toilet paper. Paul is a keynote speaker, corporate trainer, and former director and 20-year veteran of the Procter & Gamble Company. He’s the bestselling author of three books on harnessing the power of storytelling for some of the most important work we do as humans: Lead with a Story, Sell with a Story and Parenting with a Story.

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