It's holiday season everyone! Yay!!! This means decorations, holiday music, charity events, lights, holiday work parties, and lots and lots of cookies.  I for one have always been in a happy mood during this time of year.  I...

When I started back in September of 2014, I was unsure of what to expect from grad school.  I was a little nervous, a little anxious, and a lot looking forward to what the VUHRD program had in store for me and my future.  I h...

December 20, 2016

My #VUHRDStory started 15 years ago, in the Fall of 2001.  I was working in the Greater Philadelphia area as a Training Supervisor for a large healthcare company and I wanted to take my career to the next level.  I had heard...

December 19, 2016

Another day began as the sun started to surface the horizon. The house was quiet, the dog was still sleeping, and there were no dishes in the sink. I laid awake in my bed listening to the low hum of my computer as a bird star...

December 14, 2016

Check out the newest edition of #VUHRDConversations!  This episode features three VUHRD Graduate Assistants: Hannah Parker Carver, Megan Peiffer, and Rita Snell, and their thoughts on how data analytics is shaping the future...

December 12, 2016

When it comes to thinking about our careers, ambitions and goals there are few things that compete for the mental bandwidth that we give to these topics.  Certainly, our health, relationships and faith are all near the top of...

You’re getting ready to apply for that job that you REALLY want. Everything about it is just what you’re looking for and you feel pretty confident you fill all their requirements. The last thing you need to do before you subm...

November 28, 2016

Nothing evokes an emotional response with as little tangible day-to-day change quite like re-classifying an employee from exempt to non-exempt.  A balancing act of risk mitigation, careful communication and change management...

November 23, 2016

Name a hero. 

Likely, your first few will be superheros: Batman, Superman, Ironman (Why are they always men, by the way?) Wonder Woman (There we go!).

If you think just outside the superhero box you might go to some historical...

Earlier this semester, the HRD department kicked off its Mentoring Program, successfully pairing around 15 students with an HR professional who is already well established in their career. The program lasts for 8 months which...

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