Hire the Right People for Middle Management

While I frequently espouse that every position is critical to the running of a successful business, today I want to offer my theory that middle managers are the glue that holds organizations together. Think about it. They bind together the strategy focus of senior...

Effective Leadership

I have always believed that as HR professionals one of our primary responsibilities is to assist our business partners to become effective leaders. Today, more than ever, we need effective leadership. As you know there has been a mountain of literature on leadership...

Age Discrimination is Alive and Well

I have a friend, a seasoned Human Resources Manager, who recently found herself unemployed. In the process of job hunting she was approached by two headhunters for potential positions. Both recruiters asked her how old she is. They said their clients were looking for...