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How Disney reinforces why best friends at work are important

Disney

HRNasty, first-time visit to Disneyland with work colleagues on a PTO day.

Disney, best friends, and engaged employees

A recent trip to Disney inspired the next two posts

Part 1: Do you have a best friend at work

Part 2: How Disney customers benefit when employees are engaged at work.

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Best Place to Work list, how we ranked number 1

Best Place to Work

We don’t need no stinkin’ climbing walls or ice cream trucks to make the Best Place to Work list.

Best Place to Work

Today’s post is a couple of bragging moments.  I am not usually one for bragging, but the news is too good to not share with my HRNasty family. And yes, there are some career tips involved. 

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SPHR certification, study tips and best study practices

SPHR certification

Missed opportunities when studying alone

The march to SPHR certification

My SPHR certification experience: This weeks post is geared toward anyone taking classes to further their career. A reader recently asked about the advice I had for taking the PHR/SPHR certification test which is an HR specific designation. I realized the answer I gave could be applied towards the pursuit of any class,

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Career advice to make yourself invaluable and bulletproof in a weak economy

Career Advice to keep you make yourself invaluable in a difficult economy. Regardless of your experience, applicable to interns to senior employees

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Gender equality and pay

gender equality

Who can help gender equality?

Gender Equality and Pay

As an HR guy, I hear a lot about gender equality/inequality and pay. Fair warning: This post isn’t going to be politically correct. If you are not able to handle season 4 of the TV series Sons of Anarchy or Breaking Bad, better move along cuz’

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When you should decline the perfect candidate

 

Perfect candidate

Advocating for your perfect candidate against your boss’s advice is a Career Limiting Move

When hiring the perfect candidate is career suicide

I have heard the words, “perfect candidate” several times in the past few weeks. Colleagues (outside of the company I work with) feel they have found the perfect candidate.

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Work from home vs. returning to the office

Remote work

Paying rent for an empty office. Remote work in 2022 and beyond

Working from home forces changes to the work environment

Back in March of 2020, no one knew if they would be in the office or at home. COVID was running rampant with no vaccine in sight. Employers needed to adapt. The biggest change to the workplace was a mass transition to remote work.

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Your Zoom image is limiting your career

Who are these people?

How not to make a name for yourself via Zoom

Do you know what you look like over Zoom?

Why should you care about your Zoom image? I will be the first to say that Zoom saves careers and I am a big fan. In a post COVID world, I think many employees would have had their careers derailed without Zoom.

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Take the initiative and have a tough conversation with your manager

Tough conversation

Your team members fly is open. Does that have to be a tough conversation?

The tough conversation doesn’t have to be tough

Last week we discussed why your manager might be difficult to work with. This week’s topic was supposed to discuss scripts to use, but I realized I missed a step prior to the conversation.

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How to pitch new ideas in the corporate world and your personal life

pitch new ideas

Are you getting all of your new ideas launched and executed?

How do you present new ideas at work?

Have you ever pitched an idea to our boss and run into a brick wall? Was your idea shot full of holes or dismissed? Today I provide insight into why some new ideas get off the ground and others die on the vine.

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