Carnival of HR

Carnival of HR

When Robin first let me know about the Carnival of HR a few years ago, I thought about how I could build my personal blog audience. I didn’t even consider the other writers. Yes, I know, pretty short-sighted. I am still a work in progress people! Then I started...
Social Cost of Negotiating

Social Cost of Negotiating

I was doing some research on salary negotiations recently. I learned about the social cost of negotiating for women. I knew the concept in the back of my mind but didn’t know it’s name. The concept is one where, when a woman negotiates, she has a social...
Negotiating Her Salary

Negotiating Her Salary

My friend called me the other day about negotiating her salary. She is being recruited for a new role and wanted some pointers on how to broach the salary conversation. This is a call I get fairly often.   Women (especially those in male dominated industries) are...
The Days are Just Packed

The Days are Just Packed

Calvin and Hobbes is still one of my favorite comic strips. One of the collections that Bill Watterson published was, The Days are Just Packed. It was all about the adventures that Calvin and his best friend and stuffed tiger Hobbes got into. This phrase, the days are...