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What a Long, Strange Trip to Retirement

Only Human By Betsey Nash, SPHR “I have retired.” The words feel strange in my mouth, reluctant to leave my lips, as if doing so signals the start of a long descent. I thought deciding to “go grey” was traumatic. Getting my Medicare card really threw me. Lord knows what I’ll feel next...

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No Waffling with Employee Satisfaction

Only Human By Betsey Nash, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Bobby is angry because he’s hungry — you know, “hangry” — but he doesn’t know it. I want to take a piece of cheese and shove it in his mouth like Julia Robert’s mamma, Sally Field, did in Steel Magnolias. Julia is having a diabetic reaction that...

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Some Things Change; Others Don’t

Only Human By Betsey Nash, SPHR How cool is this? I just found out that my mom was the February, 1978, Employee of the Month at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles. I came across a copy of the hospital newsletter, “Chatter,” when going through some boxes in the garage last week. If I once...

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There Once Was a Girl in HR…

Only Human By Betsey Nash, SPHR The phone started ringing off the hook last month with business owners asking me to write their employee handbooks in time for them to include the new paid sick leave policy, going into effect July 1. I love writing handbooks, so I said, “Yes, gladly. Let...

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