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Mar 3

Free Frozen Yogurt is Always a Great Union Buster!

If you’ve read any of my posts over the past five years you know I really don’t think too highly of unions. Unions today, especially the UAW, are basically in bed with major corporations, doing almost nothing for the members that pay their dues and keep them in business. Which is why I loved Elon […]

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Feb 13

The Rules for Office Romances

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. As HR pros we know what this means, which is usually a lot of unwanted advances by horny dudes who think they have a shot at the hot co-worker, who has absolutely no interest in them at all. Welcome to the show, kids! I’ve given out some rules in the past. […]

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Feb 6

The Super Bowl Should be on Saturday: An Employer’s Plea

So, it’s the Monday after Super Bowl and 15% of your employees didn’t show up. As HR professionals we are not shocked by this, it happens every year after the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl has become an unofficial national holiday. You don’t even have to like the teams playing to want to go to […]

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Jan 24

T3 – GoCo (@GoCoio) – Zenefits-like with a Better HRIS platform

This week on T3 I take a look at the Zenefits-like HR software solution GoCo. GoCo is an all-in-one HR, Benefits and Payroll software platform that you can use completely free. Why can you use it for free? Because like Zenefits, there’s a ton of money to be made by managing your employee’s benefit program! […]

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Jan 4

What Are Your Rules for Engaging Your Employees After Hours?

On January 1, 2017, it became ‘legal’ for French workers to ignore online communications from their employer when those communications were sent during non-work hours. Meaning if your normal work day was 9 am to 6 pm, any communication sent outside of those times can legally be ignored and the employer has no recourse: With […]

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Dec 19

The Secret to Being Happy at Work

We’ve all been sold a really harmful lie, by a lot of people.  That lie is:  To be truly happy at work, you must do what you love (or some variation of the same theme). It’s complete garbage that is usually told to you by an ultra-rich person (or celebrity) who can do anything they […]

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Dec 14

The Worst Holiday Gifts You Can Give Your Employees

It’s usually HR’s job to come up with the annual employee gift. Most companies are lame and will do the exact same thing every year. If they don’t give a turkey on Thanksgiving, they’ll definitely give out turkeys at Christmas. If they did give a turkey at Thanksgiving, you’ll likely get a ham or a […]

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Oct 18

T3 – Health Fair Connections @HealthFairGuys

This week on T3 I take a look at the HR technology app Health Fair Connections. Health Fair Connections (HFC) is a unique software that allows benefit’s professionals to secure vendors for their internal health fairs, maximize employee participation, and organize their entire health fair information in one platform. HFC is a technology, not an […]

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Jul 13

Pokemon Go Your Employees To Better Health

I hate posts that just comment on the hottest thing going on in the world. Here’s the thing, I’m the last guy you want to hear some commentary on Black Lives Matter! So, you get Pokemon Go commentary instead! Okay, here’s my take on Black Lives Matter – If you say “All Lives Matter” you’re […]

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Jul 1

2016’s Newest Benefit – Baby Sign-on Bonuses!

According to this USA Today article, the U.S. birthrate is in sharp decline and is at it’s lowest levels in the past 25 years.   Here are probably a few facts you don’t know: – Projected 2013 birthrate in the U.S. is estimated to be 1.86 – Birthrate needed to maintain a population over a […]

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