Welcome to BlogNotions' HR Blog

BlogNotions HR Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by human resources and employment thought leaders. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on topics like best practices for motivating employees, legal developments that affect how to do business, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

WTF Is Conversation? (Part II)

We all talk: sometimes to particular persons; sometimes to anyone who will listen; and sometimes to ourselves when we can’t find anyone to listen. In this blog, however, we’re only interested in a certain kind of talk: conversation–and just conversation within the business context. Indeed, we believe business conversation, whether face-to-face, or in texts and […]

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Employee Engagement: Turn off the Fan

Sometimes, I feel like we in the employee engagement field resemble Don Quixote tilting at the windmills of surveys, levers, and drivers. I am a fan of Liana Fincek’s recent New Yorker cartoon with a new take on Don Quixote. How do you stop from “spinning you fan” in employee engagement? David Zinger is an […]

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A New Definition of Political Insanity

I’ve read Vanity Fair, complements of my eldest daughter, for years. When I pick it up at the apartment PO box, I usually turn the cover against my body, fearful that someone might see I’m reading a girly magazine. But she continues to send it, and I continue to skim it, looking for the three […]

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Employee Engagement: Stop being so Great

I like good engagement. I like good work. I like good people. Read my LinkedIN post on why good is so important for employee engagement.  David Zinger is an employee engagement expert and speaker who believes in the power of good for employee engagement.

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WTF Is Conversation?

Two young salmon are swimming upstream. From a distance they see an older salmon swimming towards them, downstream. As the young salmon cross paths with the older salmon, the elder says “The water’s nice today, huh boys?” The young salmon say nothing. Then one of the younger salmon looks to the other and says, “What the fuck is […]

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What we Lost Shifting Personal Engagement to Employee Engagement

William Kahn if the founding father of employee engagement. We conducted a 2-part interview on his views and experiences with engagement. An interview with William Kahn, the founding father of employee engagement. https://t.co/TT9gts7hmP — David Zinger (@davidzinger) January 23, 2017 Here is a quote from William during the interview on what we lost as we […]

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A Better Understanding of the Trump Presidency

Inevitably, as we face the losses of Republicans and Democrats to Trump, we’re trying to make sense of the situation. Making sense of Trump is relatively easy: very little in the toolkit which makes for a great deal of unpredictability. This presidency is unique in that it’s the only successful response of American populism. Historically, […]

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A Year in Review: My Top Five Blog Posts of 2016

There’s no doubt that history books will look at 2016 with. . . well, astonishment. Hoping to gain some marketing insight for 2017, here are the most read blog posts written last year. The most read posts are golden oldies from as far back as 2010.  But I was especially intrigued by what I could […]

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