I Am Man, Hear Me Roar

The recent brouhaha (I’ve been waiting for the chance to use ‘brouhaha’) over Marissa Mayer and her decision to cease telecommuting privileges has increased the sunshine on more than a few ancillary issues. One of these is the assumption (based on...

The HR Litmus Test

As predicted a few posts ago, one of the off-shoots of the now infamous Melissa Mayer decision is the division of opinion within Human Resources. Not surprising, since, A) We’re Human, and B) We’re (most of us) employees. Identifying with employees, we can...

The Opposite of “Yahoo!”

Perhaps they will change the name of the company to “Damn!?” Earlier this week Marissa Mayer, the relatively new CEO of Yahoo!, made the very controversial move of banning Flexible Work Arrangements. If not for a Papal search and Sequestration, this may be...