1. ABC’s:  I is for Intermittent

    I often think some of these topics are “college level 101” that nobody will read, but then remind myself that every season, like college, there are new people to this industry.  Also, like college, some people can use a refresher because this stuff isn’t simple.   Here’s a little 101 …Read More

  2. Was it an unreasonable request?

    I’m standing in line at Dulles airport, waiting to get some lunch.  I’m on my way to the DMEC Annual Conference in Austin, TX. I can’t wait to see my peeps, yet bummed that I can’t clone myself and see all of the sessions.  I mean, let’s face it, there’s a lot of information to be had …Read More

  3. How do YOU do?  RTW Planning

    As the saying goes ~ Absence makes the heart grow fonder ~ but clearly Thomas Haynes Bayly didn’t have a job in Human Resources or management.  Those may not have been the hottest employment fields in 1844, but they’re serious business today.  Whether you’re dealing with unrequited love or a…Read More

  4. B2B – 3:  Employee Notice

    Blog after blog, I’m hounding you about your notice obligations!  If you jump into the way-back machine, you’ll recall the riveting blogs “C is for Communication” ,“Remember Rights is followed by Responsibilities”, “Did you notice the notice?”, or one of my favorites “YAY, I’m e…Read More

  5. ABC’s:  H is for Holiday

    ♫♪ Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays ♫♪ ♫♪ ‘cuz no matter how far away you roam ♪♫ ♫♪ H.R. will deduct time from your FMLA ♪♫ ♫♪ whether you have shingles or Harrison syndrome! ♪♫ No…seriously, I couldn’t make this stuff up.  OK, I did make up t…Read More