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What’s Fair?

Only Human By Betsey Nash, SPHR Last issue I mentioned how my former Home Depot store manager defined my role: “Keep me out of jail.” It’s really not a bad job description for a human resources manager, but it only tells part of the story. We keep our employers out of jail by enforcing...

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Endless Shades of Gray

Only Human By Betsey Nash, SPHR I just thought of a great title for a book about the exploits of a human resources manager, “Fifty Shades of Gray” (or, for smaller employers I could issue a revised version, “Under Ten Shades of Gray”). Just like the original, my tome would be full of...

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The Drop Your Pants Rule

Only Human By Betsey Nash, SPHR “You can work your exempt employees until they grow a tail.” I wish you could hear the inflection in his voice when employment law attorney, Gary Bethel reminded a group of human resources professionals who packed the Santa Maria Inn last week to hear his...

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It’s That Time of Year

Only Human By Betsey Nash, SPHR Until I saw a back-to-school commercial for Staples, “It’s That Time of Year” by Andy Williams, was one of my favorite Christmas songs. Don’t get me wrong, I think the commercial is hilarious; it’s just that when I hear the song now, I think clean notebooks...

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