Joyce Chastain

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Name: Joyce Chastain
Date registered: December 4, 2010

Latest posts

  1. There’s Always That One…The Difficult One — October 20, 2016
  2. Fair Labor Standards Act Changes-What We Know, What We Don’t and What You Should Do Now to Prepare — March 7, 2016
  3. HR Florida State Council Receives Highest Level Recognition — April 7, 2015
  4. A Month Later — June 22, 2014
  5. Don’t Feed Me a Cow Patty & Tell Me It’s a Chocolate Cookie — June 13, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. It’s No Accident — 49 comments
  2. A Month Later — 7 comments
  3. Leadership Lesson Learned at #SHRM13 — 3 comments
  4. Communicate – It’s Just That Simple — 2 comments
  5. Don’t Feed Me a Cow Patty & Tell Me It’s a Chocolate Cookie — 2 comments

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Oct 20

There’s Always That One…The Difficult One

Because people respond differently to the difficult person, the difficult person can manipulate, control and influence the reactions of those involved in the encounter. Even if bad things happen to difficult people, the payoff is that they have created the situation, and that gives them a sense of control.

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Mar 07

Fair Labor Standards Act Changes-What We Know, What We Don’t and What You Should Do Now to Prepare

Undoubtedly every HR professional has heard by now that change is coming to the exempt classifications under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The changes we are expecting were provided by the Department of Labor (DOL) for public comment in June 2015

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Apr 07

HR Florida State Council Receives Highest Level Recognition

We are pleased to share that HR Florida received the SHRM EXCEL Platinum Award for 2014—the highest level recognition provided.

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Jun 22

A Month Later

shrm and hrci

I’ve had some time to reflect since the announcement of the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP. What follows is either what I have learned from discussions with SHRM staff, HRCI staff or board members or my own conclusions based on those discussions. Summary of Events Leading up to Announcement The relationship between the SHRM board/leadership and the …

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Jun 13

Don’t Feed Me a Cow Patty & Tell Me It’s a Chocolate Cookie

My dad grew up on a farm and would use this term whenever I was less than forthcoming with all of the facts about a situation. I haven’t thought of it in years, but yesterday those very words came from my mouth when a trusted colleague and I were discussing an event and the subsequent, …

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