Starting the Conversation: How to Talk About Mental Health at Work

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Hey there! Let’s talk about something super important yet often brushed under the carpet – mental health in the workplace. It’s high time we break the stigma and start some real, meaningful conversations. Whether you’re a team leader or a team member, this post is your go-to guide for navigating this delicate yet crucial topic.

A Christmas Story: The Man with Santa’s Hands

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BY FRANK NEWMAN A perfect disguise. Martin shuddered with trepidation as he prepared to get dressed. First the make-up. A little rouge for his cheeks. They’ll never recognize me now. Then, very carefully, he applied the gum arabic to his upper lip and chin. The beard and the moustache came in two separate pieces. He […]

Three Courages Every Leader Should Know

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Disrupt HR Presentation 2023 The Three Courages | Frank Newman | DisruptHR Talks from DisruptHR Courage is not something we think about every day as a Leader, yet it’s one of the fiveessential leadership skills. The others are Connecting, Compassion, Coaching and Compassion.(From my upcoming book, Your Best Ten Minutes). Too often I have witnessed […]

Understanding Compensation Strategy: The Key to Attracting and Retaining Talent

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In the dynamic landscape of modern business, a well-structured compensation strategy is more than just a means to pay employees; it’s a crucial tool for attracting, retaining, and motivating talent. This comprehensive guide will explore what a compensation strategy is, its components, and its significance in aligning with business goals and culture. Before you begin, […]

Navigating Career Transitions: How Outplacement Services Can Help

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Career transitions, whether by choice or circumstance, can be challenging periods in an individual’s professional life. However, these transitions also present opportunities for growth and new beginnings. This is where outplacement services come in, providing a vital support system for individuals undergoing a career change. This blog post will explore how outplacement services assist in […]

Where’s waldo? Challenges in recruiting great employees

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Many of our clients have expressed deep frustration about finding qualified candidates for positions in engineering, health care and skilled trades. Due to a shortage of local skilled labor, it’s taking longer to fill these positions.  To help unlock this skill challenge, Newman HR has partnered with Bestow Immigration Services. They are a team of […]

Introducing: Julie Newman

Julie Newman

We are constantly looking for great talent, both for our clients and also to work with us as part of Newman HR Consulting.   I am delighted to announce that Julie Newman has joined our  team on May 5th. Julie Newman is a Certified Human Resources Leader with 15 years of experience in the HR field.  […]

What’s new in the work of work?  Revenge has its place!

It’s hard to keep up with the unending twists, turns and unexpected spirals in the world of work these days.  In case you missed it, the latest trend is “rage applying” where employees are so upset with their job that they bomb the job boards like Indeed and Monster with applications, taking out their revenge […]

An Invitation to a Big Idea

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I’m contacting you today because I know you’re always interested in growing as a leader and looking for ways to improve your business. As you may be aware, I’m a member of a group called the Strategic Partners.  We’ve created a forum where we invite top experts in their field to speak to our clients. […]