Author Archives: evilqueenhr

About evilqueenhr

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!

Madness in the Kingdom…

It’s time to dance in the kingdom again…. I’m biased this year because the prince’s school may be the Cinderella team this year (Go Bruins).  I’m going to be one of the 75,335,520 workers engaged in March Madness activities while … Continue reading

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Would You Be a Hero?

I originally published this blog post in 2012.  As I think about where we are in the world now, I long for the days after 9/11.  When we came together after fear.  When we were moved by the spirit of … Continue reading

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