• About the Author: Laurie Ruettimann

    With over a decade of Human Resources experience in Fortune 500 organizations, Laurie Ruettimann is an influential speaker, writer and social media expert. In addition to creating Punk Rock HR, which…

    Full Bio

15 May. 2013 | Comments (0)
3 Ways to Mentor
One of the ways we can recognize and encourage women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics is by celebrating mentorship. You don’t have to be a STEM professional to mentor STEM students. You don’t have to be a woman to mentor other women.

27 Mar. 2013 | Comments (0)
What’s Wrong with HR?
Why does HR feel so broken? Why does HR have a public relations problem? I think Human Resources struggles to be relevant because it is full of women.

05 Mar. 2013 | Comments (0)
Five Attributes of a Great HR Department
Lots of talk about bad an ineffective HR. I wanted to throw out some ideas for what defines a good Human Resources department.

11 Feb. 2013 | Comments (1)
Hiring for Fit: The Adaptive Unconscious
Lots of trendy management advice out there about hiring for “fit” and “culture.” I have said it before and I will say it again: There is no reliable or valid study out there that shows a correlation between a company’s performance and hiring for fit and culture.

22 Jan. 2013 | Comments (0)
How to Ask for a Raise
People want to know how to ask for a raise. There is no straightforward answer. And the question I always asked people was simple: Why you and not someone else?