Just venting. I’m tech, and many employees (like 85%) think that being a jerk is a badge of honor and their EQ is like at high school level, so talking to them about diversity issues is like banging head against the wall. They insist that any diversity hire is costing a job to another person with PhD. On top of it, another fancy thing to do in tech is to hate HR. So the conversations usually are like “Oh, you’re in HR, I understand now why you have such a stupid opinion”.
How do your companies recognize technical (e.g., STEM) accomplishments? I’ve heard of old school things like fellowships and “Distinguished Engineer” titles. Wondering what other places do now. I’m struggling to see where my path leads if I don’t want to be a people manager and instead focus on becoming a top technical IC instead. Are there clear paths for that anymore?
Is your company deferring start dates? If so, are they providing any comp or benefits before folks join?
How long, on average, did it take you to study before you could pass the PHR/SPHR exam? Did you think it was worth it?
Does anyone have a recommendation for a list broker? I am trying to find a legitimate vendor and I can’t seem to find one that doesn’t seem to be run out of a seedy back room.
What are your tips and tricks, go-to sites, etc. to stay up to date on the latest HR legal and compliance information?
Has anyone written the CHRL Employment Exam in Canada - Ontario specifically. What was your experience like and how did you prepare?
What are your rules for hiring relatives ? Can they have the same manager but not have reporting to each other ?
Trying to work with my team in a remote environment by getting them more disciplined. What's your Monday routine?
I’m planning to buy the study materials for the SHRM-CP certificate through Amazon. What are the best ones to obtain?
What HR ticketing system do you use and what important aspects did you consider when looking? Our company is looking into ticketing systems and this will be our first time looking. Right now I’ve seen Zendesk, Workday and Happy Fox. Has anyone sued those before?
https://open.spotify.com/episode/7fMHP9WLa8tdn0nxj96xLW?si=VyY4jp9DQgK-DdyCjD3oNQ Great podcast discribing the OODA loop. Yall need to research the OODA loop if you are not familiar with it. It helps keep you calm in an unexpected situation.
What’s a good way to advocate for yourself as an employee? I struggle with how to make the work I’m completing/my efforts sound impactful.
How is everyone transitioning your typical end of the year/holiday events to comply with covid guidelines? We are a startup, about 75 employees, and are used to holding monthly events. We haven't had any since March and they are missed. We are trying to come up with something.
What does your company’s performance management cycle look like? Do you do quarterly reviews? Decouple compensation from feedback? What does the calendar look like?
Will Workday be more or less relevant to you in a few years? My org is looking at adopting Workday for HR and some FP&A purposes. We try to be a forward looking org and only adopt things that will be relevant a few years down the road.We've heard mixed things about Workday and I just want to hear from those that use it what you think. Will it be more or less relevant to your org a few years from now?
What to expect base comp wise Deloitte S&O Manager, NYC. Currently in M&A Consulting as a 3rd year Manager.
I’m in house at a DTC company and my title is “Marketing Senior Strategist”. I’ve taken a lot of new responsibility and would like to ask for promotion... but I’m unclear on what title change to ask for. I’m a part of a small team so I don’t have any role models for this. Advice?
I got an offer to inherit a book at a competitor plus a lower salary than I have now. I’m considering taking it considering the flows alone on the new book are worth it to me... I think. Thoughts?
Say that your firm screwed you over and you leave. Would you think about years down the line when you're in a decision making position at company X, the same firm approaches you to sell work. Cont..
Switched to industry a year ago and received annual comp statement...4% raise and 3% bonus LOL. Was a high performer and manager presented it like I was supposed to be happy.
Do you think it's hard to meet people based on where you live? Meaning the attitudes and cultures are different in different cities which can make it difficult to organically meet new people?
Booz Allen is hiring commercial cyber professionals with the below skill sets: Cyber Threat Hunt Analysis Operational Technology Network Engineering Red Teaming Splunk Please DM me if interested.
Have you ever had your title/role changed and was communicated to your team, but no one discussed it with you? Or asked you if it was ok? What do you do? I went from EP to content producer.
Kalanick taking leave of absence - anybody surprised by that? https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-06-13/uber-ceo-to-take-leave-diminished-role-after-workplace-scandals
Suggestions on movies/tv shows to download in Netflix for a 6 hour flight? I prefer something lighthearted/funny
Coming down with a bad cold before travel tomorrow...what are your best tips for surviving? Already had an Emergen-C and drank a ton of Chamomile and it helped a bit 😷
Would you leave a project if you’re not learning new skills (PMO project), BUT you get stellar ratings year after year, commute is 10 mins from your house, only work 40 hour weeks, and 1 day telework
Not trying to matriculate into a top 5 school, but let's talk accredidation. Does an MBA not have weight to it if the school isn't lets say, AACSB accredited but is still accreditated, i.e. SACSCOC?