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Stacy Pollack

Stacy Pollack is an Organizational Development professional with a passion for improving the workplace. She began her career in recruitment and quickly fell in love with training, coaching, and human resources. Her very first job was as a gymnastics coach. Connect with her on LinkedIn, Twitter, or at

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Languish: What It Is, and How to Help Employees Experiencing It

The feeling of languishing is on the rise, thanks to COVID-19. Here’s the antidote for it.

HR Headaches: How to Cope With Difficult Personality Types at Work

We've all had to deal with them — bosses, co-workers, and clients who are just plain difficult. Here are 7 tips to help you cope with difficult personalities in the workplace.

How to Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Work

6 ways your small business can celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month

The Anatomy of an Effective Meeting Part 3: How to Facilitate

Active facilitation plays an important role in effectively managing Zoom meetings.

Do You Need an Office Romance Policy? Tips for Navigating Workplace Relationships

Need to craft a workplace relationship policy? Here's tips on how HR should handle office romances.

The Anatomy of An Effective Meeting Part 2: Psychological Safety

Understand why psychological safety is important in meetings, and learn how to build trust with your team

The Anatomy of An Effective Meeting Part 1: How To Design a Meeting

How to run an effective meeting, ramp up productivity, and optimize your time

HR Headaches Series: Does Your Company Have Managers With No People Skills?

In this week’s HR Headaches post, we discuss how to help company leaders who are unable to manage their people.

HR Headaches Series: Giving Feedback to Managers With More Seniority Than You

In this week’s HR Headaches post we discuss how, as a member of your HR team, to give difficult feedback to managers who have more experience or seniority than you.

HR Headaches Series: How to (Gracefully) Deny a Promotion Request

In this week’s HR Headaches post, we discuss ways to tell your employee they are not getting that promotion.