Twitter and HR Leadership
Twitter and HR Leadership 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

Last Friday, I helped to facilitate a social media “boot camp” for HR leaders in our area.  When we hosted the HR Reinvention Experiment last fall, one topic that seemed to be of paramount interest to that crowd was social media.  It seemed that most HR leaders are getting the message that they should know…

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Rules of Thumb
Rules of Thumb 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

As my thirteen-year-old son prepared for his basketball game this past weekend, I asked if he was ready to play.  He said, “I’m going to take my anger out on the game.”  You see, he has become a die hard Duke basketball fan like I am and our beloved Blue Devils had just been taken…

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The Challenge of Proving ROI in HR
The Challenge of Proving ROI in HR 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

A few weeks ago, my friend William Tincup contacted me to ask if I would be a part of a series on the DriveThruHR show called “Convenient Conversations.”  Essentially, they are inviting HR pros to come on for a 30 minute discussion about a topic that is on our mind relative to the work of trench…

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New Year, New Look
New Year, New Look 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

I’ve given my blog a face lift.  Nothing major, just needed to make some tweaks so that it felt more like me. I’ve also dropped “Practicing HR” from the title.  That title seemed like a great idea when I originally created the blog, but it never quite fit.  Why the changes?  That bears a little…

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My Christmas Wish
My Christmas Wish 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

Over the weekend, as my wife and I were making dinner (actually she was making dinner and I was doing whatever else she told me to do), she made a comment about how sad it is that so many people seem to living miserable lives and don’t appear to think that they have any power…

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SHRM isn’t the Problem, I am.
SHRM isn’t the Problem, I am. 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

Let me first say that I can’t believe I’m about to write this post.  After all, I’m supposed to be the radical, status quo crushing HR leader who runs around in his spare time calling himself a Talent Anarchist.  If anyone should be chucking rocks at the establishment, it should be me. Instead, I find…

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Career Turbo Charger: Read. A lot.
Career Turbo Charger: Read. A lot. 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

Yesterday, I shared my list of 8 Secrets to Career Success from a presentation I prepared for a young professinoals group at the bank.  At the end of the presentation, I offer one more recommendation, a “bonus secret” of sorts.  I call it the Turbo Charger because it will take everything you are doing in…

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8 Secrets to Early Career Success
8 Secrets to Early Career Success 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

About a year ago, a young professionals group within my organization asked if I would come and speak to their group about the key lessons I’ve learned through my career to this point.  In particular, they were interested in the kind of tips or rules of thumb that a person early in their career could…

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Reality Check for Human Resources
Reality Check for Human Resources 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

This past week, we hosted an event called The HR Reinvention Experiment in Omaha.  It was a group of HR leaders from around the state of Nebraska who came together to talk about the current and future of HR.  The topics and discussions were very rich and I came away with a notebook of ideas…

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How #HRevolution sparked an #HRReinvention
How #HRevolution sparked an #HRReinvention 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

This Thursday, October 28, something really cool is happening in Omaha, Nebraska.  Sixty or so corporate HR managers and executives are coming together to participate in an event called The HR Reinvention Experiment.  I’m thankful to have had the opportunity to work on the planning committee for this event with some brilliant and passionate leaders here in…

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