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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! www.dontbitetheapple.net www.hrmidwest.com

Once Upon a Time the NCAA got sneaky…

Every March I’ve done a piece on Productivity in the Workplace during March Madness.  I felt guilty this year because I too was sneaking peeks and filling in a bracket at work.  I was asked to join at a client … Continue reading

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Brackets are locked and the games have begun.  Because we needed a dose of Presidential pics here are Barack Obama’s picks.  For the record our brackets do not match!  I have Virginia going all the way and he has Michigan.  … Continue reading

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