Really. I swear this is a true statement. Have you ever had someone come up to you and say, “What a lovely armpit you have?” No? It’s because no one wants to see it! I feel better now. What brought on this armpit rant? I’m glad you asked.
Sun: Pluto, would you please step into my office? Pluto: Sure, I just need to finish this orbit– Sun: That won’t be necessary. This will just take a few minutes. (Pluto steps in) Sun: This is Miss Mars, from Human Resources. I believe you’ve met? Mars: Actually I
Dear Evil HR Lady, My boss is a micromanager and feels he must go over his written instructions with me to make sure they are clear. I do not need him to explain his instructions. I have worked for him long enough that I understand what he means
This article about pamphlets Northwest Airlines gave to their unstable work force actually made me guffaw. Prior to this, I didn’t even know it was possible to guffaw–I thought it was just a term writers used. Evil HR Lady is Evil, but even so, she is not this
But enough about my needs. (Well, there is never enough about my needs, it’s all about me! Sorry, I’m digressing again.) I found this article fascinating. Women do care about other humans. That’s why so many of us get into Human Resources in the first place. (And then
Professionally, I’m not in Employee Relations or Staffing. Why? Because I don’t like people. Okay, I do like people. In fact, there are even people that I love. Just not people who whine (what employee relations deals with) or people who lie (what staffing reps deal with). But,