I need help…or do I?

This has happened again, so I thought I’d mention it. Henrietta Helpme needed help with something, so Henrietta asked her contacts to assist her, including Trudy Trust. Trudy Trust went to her network and contacted me and others, letting us know of Henrietta’s need. I then contacted Henrietta, letting her know that I had heardContinue reading “I need help…or do I?”

Procurement questions and answers

Now I’m not going to give away ALL of the tactics that I’ve used over the years, but I’ll mention three particular tactics that might come into play in the question-and-answer process. Two of these tactics can be used by the bidders asking the questions, and one of them can be used by the procurement officer answering the questions.

Is “the Great Resignation” coming? Or did it already happen?

In the employment world, the big phrase on everyone’s lips right now is “The Great Resignation.” The idea is that once all the work from home (WFH) employees are ordered back to the office, so many of them will say “no way!” that they will quit en masse, leaving employers to scramble. That’s the commonContinue reading “Is “the Great Resignation” coming? Or did it already happen?”

Do not respond to the bot: how a few companies handle “human” resources

I debated about posting this, but then I asked myself: do some companies realize how they are perceived when job applicants undergo their “human” resources processes? In addition (as I note below) some of the issues with poorly-managed corporations are being discussed on LinkedIn, and it’s best to have these discussions out in the open.Continue reading “Do not respond to the bot: how a few companies handle “human” resources”

My LinkedIn article “Don’t ban facial recognition”

This post serves as a pointer to an article that I just published on LinkedIn, “Don’t ban facial recognition.” If you’re going to prohibit use of a particular tool, you may want to check the alternatives to that tool to see if the alternatives are better…or worse. To read the article, go here.


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