Well, How About Wellness?

“Wellness Plans” are a popular (yet kitschy) Human Resources initiative. SHRM has posted an article for companies interested in establishing “outcome-based” Wellness programs to make sure they are HIPAA compliant (not everybody is physically...

States Hedging Healthcare Bets?

According to an article posted by Stephen Miller (www.shrm.org), less than 1/3 of our states have made policy/procedure change in preparation for Healthcare Reform statutes taking effect in 2014. Read what you will into this, but it seems optimism is shaky for...

Recruiting, Where’s the Love?

In a previous post, I concluded by mentioning that while SHRM/HRCI offer Generalist certifications (PHR, SPHR), the movement to also have certifications in specialty areas was abandoned. That’s not to say there isn’t a voluminous amount of information to...

ACOS, Deer Valley 2012; Consultant

Posting at 20,000 feet is actually rather peaceful. High above the plains of West Texas, I’m on the first of a 3-leg flight to Deer Valley, UT. That’s right – a THREE LEG flight, from Dallas to El Paso to Phoenix to Salt Lake City…….at...