Category Archives: Cup o’ Joe

Industry expert and AspireHR president, Joe Hillesheim shares his views and insights on a wide variety of topics and issues.

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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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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Olympics of HR

In Malcolm Gladwell’s book Outliers, he repeatedly mentions the “10,000-Hour Rule,” claiming that the key to success in any field is, to a large extent, a matter of practicing a specific task for a total of around 10,000 hours.  For … Continue reading

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Penny PM talks about How to take the “Blues” out of Blueprinting by following a few easy steps!

Penny PM talks about How to take the “Blues” out of Blueprinting by following a few easy steps. As we continue our Project Managers workshop this month, we will focus on the key business processes required to successfully create a … Continue reading

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Angry Birds – Customer Version

Have you purchased the newest version of Angry Birds-Space($2.99)? I dutifully went and downloaded the latest and greatest version for my kids and immediately began playing. Within 2 hours my kids got a nasty surprise – to continue, you have … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Night Before Go-Live

      ’Twas the night before Go-Live, when all ’cross the floor each expert was typing, like never before. SAP HR installed by consultants with care who configured the system with skill and great flare.

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