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January 25, 2011



They need us on that wall...


So back when I was a commercial real estate agent and one of my Landlords described me as "disarming," that may have been a clue I was headed for a career in HR?


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I relate to this post as I'm one of those that gets the confession. Another equally important skill is to keep the "Oh S**T" look off of your face when they confess to doing something shocking. I wonder if there is a career in Poker after HR?


I have seen empathy in action, as a witness in the room for these investigation meetings. It takes a keen ability to wait out a pause in the conversation so that they might fill the uncomfortable silence with more information. If you can add in the understanding look conveys that you already know the story they're about to spill, it's even better.

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The best we can hope for is because it's a bit harder to counterfeit, it might discourage people.

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