Dear HR: Stop Waiting for an Invitation

By Catherine Mattice, HR West 2018 Speaker …. If you’ve seen the hit TV show, The Office, you know that HR can get a bad reputation. Throughout the show, not only is Toby excluded from events and meetings, he’s completely ridiculed for attempting to reign in the staff. Over the years, HR has had it rough. People […]

Reinvent Your Onboarding Process

Contributed by Holly Burkett, Ph.D., SPHR, HR West 2018 Speaker* At Cirrus Logic, ranked eighth on the 2015 Great Place to Work® Best Medium Workplaces list, new hires are immersed in a culture camp called the School of Cirrus Rocks. At the camp, participants first learn about company values through storytelling. They then break into groups […]

An Invitation to Empathy …one year later

Brett Culp – HR West 2018 Keynote Last November, I sat in a living room with 10 people of diverse viewpoints sharing their hearts. They talked openly about their struggles and fears. Tricia and I were invited to facilitate the discussion, but we cried right along with them. I wish you could have been there. My heart was […]