DisruptHR

How Stress Is Like a Glass of Water

How is stress like a glass of water? Whoever would have thought of comparing stress to a glass half full (or half empty, if you’re one of those people)? Virginia Czarnocki  did, and she used it to illustrate an important…

How to Tell the Story of Your Brand

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a hundred times: Your employer brand is key to your recruiting success. Countless articles have been written on the subject, many of them posted right here on TLNT.com. But for anyone not…

HR & Marketing Need to Ride Together

You’ve heard the talk about how HR should be more like the marketing department; think more like marketing; and, work more with marketing. Are you walking that talk yet? Need a pep talk to get going? A reminder why you…

HR Is Not Your Henchman

Whose fault is it that when employees interact with HR it’s to fill out forms or because they screwed up? “It’s the organizational culture’s fault that sees HR as a disciplinarian when HR should be a valued partner to make…

Kill Your Lame Job Postings With Stories

There’s an old maxim good writers live by: “Show, don’t tell.” Why? Because a story enriched with texture and detail, is far more memorable than a dry recitation of facts. In the internet age, more and more of that showing…

Your Training Presentations Are 95% Bull

“Class, anyone?… Anyone?… Anyone?…” If your training presentations are as exciting as Ben Stein teaching economics, then this DisruptHR video is for you. In fact, even those of you who think you WOW your audience can learn a few things…

To Be a Real HR Pro, Stop Caring So Much

Today’s lesson in disruptive HR is: “How To Be A Crappy HR Pro.” Our leader is Brad Lutz. president of Acuity HR Solutions. His 5 minute instructional video was filmed before a live DisruptHR audience in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the…

Let’s Talk About Sex

Did the headline catch your attention? Were you curious and yet, just a little uncomfortable? That’s a point Candice Gottlieb-Clark hints at in her DisruptHR talk, appropriately titled “Let’s Talk About Sex.” How many words do we have for sexual…

When Getting Angry Is a Positive

What if getting angry at work is a good thing? Heresy! Blasphemy! Sin! you say? Not to Susan Bernstein, a PhD executive coach and leadership consultant. Now don’t go thinking she’s suggesting you need a rage room, or that everyone…

Why Aren’t More Women Disrupting Things?

Almost a year ago, well before the Google diversity manifesto made headlines, Sangita Kasturi issued a call for feminine boldness. “When we talk about disruption, we talk about being bold. We talk about being audacious. We talk about having courage….