When Employers Are Liable for Harassment

On June 24, 2013, in Discrimination, Employment Law, Heather Bussing, Leadership, Policies, by Heather Bussing
The US Supremes issued their opinion in Vance v. Ball State University this morning holding that an employer is not liable for its employee’s racial or sexual harassment unless the harasser is a supervisor of the victim employee.

HR Needs a New Learning Leader

On June 19, 2013, in HRExaminer, Leadership, by Randy Emelo
Most learning leaders got their start by assessing training needs, developing courses, and then facilitating those courses in the classroom. L&D professionals have refined these skills and made their niche in these areas, but is this a good thing?

The 7 Stages of Promotion

People don’t know what it’s like to lead until they get there.  Too often, however, professionals overestimate how well they know this new place, thus they engage the stages of promotion with surprise and elevated stress.

Weasels and Sociopaths

On June 17, 2013, in Heather Bussing, HR Scoop, Leadership, Performance Management, Recruiting Wisdom, by Heather Bussing
As a lawyer, I deal with weasels and sociopaths a lot. Weasels and sociopaths love power. And money.

Show Your Ink: You Have to Be Real

On April 25, 2013, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Today, our understanding of leadership is undergoing a massive transformation.  Achieving strong results has and always will be part of the definition of great leadership.” – Todd Dewett