Required Reading for the Week

by Michael Haberman on September 17, 2009 · 0 comments

There are several blog posts this week that are essential reading for anyone who calls themselves an HR Pro. These include:

  1. Kris Dunn at the HR Capitalist writing on What’s That Smell? Self Assessments & Performance Management. This is about performance management and the use of self assessment. In addition to his post you MUST READ ALL THE COMMENTS. There is true value in this feedback.
  2. Margaret O’Hanlon at Compensation Cafe, writing on 10 Tools for Communicating a Teeny, Tiny Merit Increase Budget. She talks about clear communication and management training.
  3. Ann Bares at Compensation Force writing on Think Twice Before Calling It a Cost of Living Increase. Read this to keep from making a major mistake.
  4. Jon Hyman at the Ohio Employment Law Blog writing on Is “fat” the new protected class? Jon provides some important information to go along with my post on Fatism.
  5. Dan McCarthy at Great Leadership, writing on MBA 2.0: Trading in Textbooks for Blogs? This post explains how blog posts have become a vital source for keeping yourself educated. 

So read away. Be educated. Be a pro!

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Ann Bares September 17, 2009 at 11:37 am


Thanks for the link – and the chance to be featured among such a great group of posts!


Margaret O'Hanlon September 17, 2009 at 11:43 pm

Mike, what an honor to be part of such a great group.

Thank you,


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