Entries by Belinda Morris

Candidate Experience (CX) – Stay Focused on Empathy and Relationships

A Forbes article named 2018 as the year of employee experience, or EX: “Anything that sets employees up for success or improves our culture should be a part of EX.” Forbes. The focus on employee experience (and, as future employees, the candidate experience) is not new and has been described and analyzed by countless industry publications […]

Can we Be Human, After #MeToo?

Hot off the press just this month: Twice as many male managers now feel uncomfortable working alone with women than before #MeToo. Lean-in survey Jan 2018. The #1 workplace charge filed in the USA in 2017 was Retaliation (48.8% of charges), reports the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission. link. With both sexual harassment reporting and retaliation […]

Deconstructing the Anatomy of a Sexual Harassment Attack. Rick and Morty: “I was thinking about them (women) as different creatures”.

The New York Times article of 1/11/18 (click here for full article) demonstrates once again how a simple tweet can bring on a barrage of communication. This time Rick and Morty’s co-creator, Dan Harmon, ready to face his demons, hastened their arrival through Twitter, and apologized live on his Harmontown show. For the live apology at […]

Spotlight Series #CAHR16: Becoming a leader in Human Resources or in Business…are they really different things?

 How does one become a business leader after a solid career in HR? We’re not just talking about the HR Manager title, but actually transitioning from being a cog in an HR machine to a true Business Leader. This question comes up often at HR conferences, when senior HR executives reach the top of their […]

Is Your Open Office Plan Cutting Into Employee Productivity

Has your company followed Facebook, Google, Yahoo, eBay and American Express in creating an open office plan? Many companies, especially tech companies and startups have removed cubical walls and replaced them with communal desks to boost creativity, communication and collaboration. Additionally, an open office plan can save a company on office space expenditures, cutting the […]