Workplaces are supposed to be places of collaboration. But, for anyone who has been in HR for a hot minute, it’s not always like that. Racism, … Read more
Hey HR: We Can’t Do Inclusion Without You!
There’s an opportunity for HR to be more inclusive. Are you looking at your business opportunities and challenges through an inclusion lens? When you … Read more
Great HR Is No Longer Enough
If you want to be an innovator, a creator, the person who leads the company, then “It’s not OK to just be doing great HR.” That is the … Read more
What I Learned When I Gave My First DisruptHR Talk
When I was selected to speak at Portland, Oregon’s first DisruptHR conference last year, my excitement quickly turned to a storm of questions and doubt. … Read more
Don’t Be Ashamed to Sleep At Work
In today’s DisruptHR video, Matt Adam takes the stage to speak in praise of sleeping on the job. In next week’s DisruptHR presentation, he … Read more
Stop Talking About Diversity
Sara Jones wants us to stop talking about diversity. Did that get your attention? Good, because the CEO of InclusionPro wants us all to start talking more … Read more
Before the Robots Arrive, Prepare Your Workers
What will be the role of HR when robots sit next to humans in the workplace? We’re not at that point yet, but, as Natasha Egre says in her DisruptHR … Read more
Stop Using That HR Voice and Talk to the People
What does it mean to be “HRed”? As consultant Julianna Cantwell explained it to an Edmonton, Alberta audience last month, it means … Read more
What I Hate About Engagement Surveys
If you want to improve your engagement score, do your annual survey the day raises or bonuses are handed out. Sure, sure. We hear you saying, … Read more
A Few Words About the Generation That Is Changing Everything About Work
Seriously? Is there anything more to be said about millennials in the workplace? They started entering the workforce around the turn of the century … Read more
The Problem With Parental Leave
Sarah Meier says there’s a problem with parental leave programs. And it’s with men. “All these programs we’re implementing for … Read more
Say ‘Menopause’ Five Times At Work This Week
Here’s an HR challenge more than worthy of DisruptHR: Say menopause at least once a day at work for the next five days. That includes you men out … Read more
Is the Way You Onboard the Bore Of the Party?
While you’re making sure that the new employees who will be joining next week will have a desk and a phone, be scheduled for training, and so on, … Read more
Are You Insane?
Tom Hacquoil says a good many recruiters are insane. Not funny farm kind of insane, but Einstein kind of insane. You might remember that Einstein once … Read more
Treat Your Candidates As If They Were Your Customers, Because They Are
Today we bring you a DisruptHR presentation that should be from 2008 instead of 2018. It’s about the hiring experience and how, after all these years … Read more
Here’s What To Do Before You Hire An Expat
You may never hire an expat. But for a company that hopes to grow globally, when the time comes, how do you do that? Before we explore — briefly … Read more
What Do You Hear After They Tell You They’re a Felon?
What would you say if a job candidate began the interview this way: “I’m an alcoholic and a drug addict”? Maybe an “Oh.” And … Read more
Do These Glasses Make Me Look Smart?
Before you read another sentence or watch the video, check out the woman in the picture. Now, what’s your gut impression? Intelligent? Competent? The … Read more
How Imaginary Worlds Can Inspire A Different Future
In the next five minutes you’ll hear about imaginary worlds and comic book heroines and bad ass princesses. And little girls who see a world of … Read more
Get Ready For a Workforce of 100 Year Olds
Suppose you lived to 100. Would you still expect to retire at 65? In the US, a 65-year-old woman can expect to live to 86.5 and a third of all 65-year-olds … Read more