Category Archives: Business of HR

How Long or Short Should My IT Resume Be?

First, let me start by saying that a resume doesn’t have to be a certain number of pages, as there are many variables that are in-play here. With that being said, it is in my opinion that what you did … Continue reading

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Building and Driving Company Culture

Many organizations are built on principles of Commitment, Missions, Goals, Values and Delivering Value. Building a company culture should have several foundations: Personality & Style Philosophy Preferences & Expectations Understanding & Influence My company (AspireHR) is a bunch of fun … Continue reading

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Great Talent: The Key To Innovation

Like most people, I have my favorite products and services.  Over the years, I have sampled others but when all is said and done, I return to those I am familiar with. Brand loyalty is powerful.  And what really makes … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Projects Past

One of the best things about scary movies is that they almost always seem to have sequels.  The bad guy comes back bigger and more evil with a score to settle.  The ghosts of previous decisions rear their transparent maws … Continue reading

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The Four Goals of Business & AspireHR

At the start of my software career with a company named IBM, I was put through a very long technology education process.  We spent over a month in an actual classroom for eight hours each day learning how to sell … Continue reading

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15 and Counting!

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the founding of AspireHR.  When this company started, its goal was to be a different kind of consulting organization – the kind where consultants with a passion for customer satisfaction deliver real value … Continue reading

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Black Friday Buyer’s Remorse

Outside of the consulting industry, Black Friday is a Thanksgiving tradition honored by consumers all over the United States. They wait for and stalk the best merchandise and lowest prices like big game hunters.  Inside of the consulting industry, fourth … Continue reading

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