Lessons from the King (my dad)!

Happy Father’s Day Everyone. It’s been a great weekend in the Kingdom. We had a visit to Wrigley Field and lots of relaxing today. Thinking about my dad today so I thought I’d share a post from last year. Have a great day!

don't bite the apple...work is not a fairy tale!

Once Upon a Time there was a King who was also just a Dad…I thought I’d take this Father’s Day week and talk about lessons learned from my Dad!

Work Hard so you can play hard – My dad owned a roofing company. I can only think of a few worse jobs. It was hot, smelly and really hard work. But my dad always had a smile. It was especially bright at the end of the day for us. We were lucky that he couldn’t work in the dark. Nights, weekends and winters were for family and friends. Our home was the gathering place. I try to turn work off after a certain time and the weekends are just for us. If I have extra work, I do it when my son is sleeping.

Love should be fun – I am so blessed to know that my parents had an…

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Once upon a time there was a boring HR person sitting in a back office filling out paperwork spouting sections from the handbook. I’m not that HR person. Work is a scary and sometimes funny place with lots of lessons to learn along the way. People don’t follow the rules, it’s HR’s job to steer them in the right direction. Unfortunately there are no apples with spells to make the bad employees fall asleep until we can recruit new ones. My Name is Denise Benages and I have been in the Human Resource field for over 16 years. I am president of HR Midwest, Inc. I plan on telling the epic lore of the workplace and help with solutions. Don't Bite the Apple...Work is not a fairy tale! www.dontbitetheapple.net www.hrmidwest.com
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