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Apr 14

Work interruptions

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

photo credit: Jackal of all trades Okay, I can finally get to this post on interruptions on work. I’ve meant to do it for months. Now’s the time. “Hey, Scot,” says my Cube Mate, “did you ever find out the answer to why that chart was so off?” “Ah, no, we took it down some […]

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Mar 24

Is HR Dead?

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

In the span of my career, so far, I’ve always had this ambivalent attitude towards the people that work in HR departments. Not their professionalism, though some didn’t have much of it (and neither do some people in every department in a company…). Not their work ethic as many worked long hours. Not their ability […]

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Mar 16

SMART Goals: Your first quarter update

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

SMART Goals are foundational for many performance reviews. Yet too many of us, managers included, carefully work through building our SMART Goals, making sure they hit all the criteria, start off working to complete them…and then forget them and work with the latest and the loudest. That can kill your performance review. SMART Goals are […]

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