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Nora McCarthy

Nora McCarthy is a Senior Social Media Associate at Namely, the all-in-one HR, payroll, and benefits platform built for today's employees. Connect with Nora and the Namely team on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Recent Articles

How Social Media Changed the Course of My HR Career

For most of us, finding the energy to commit to our day jobs is hard enough. That's doubly true in HR, where teams are often under-resourced. So what inspires an individual to pick up the pen and start a blog in their spare time? Or harder yet, lead a weekly podcast?

'Because I Said So' Management is Weak Leadership

Whether you’re an upstart manager or seasoned executive, leaders are expected feel comfortable “making the call.” But decision making is inherently hard—it’s no coincidence that the subject has been dissected by authors and business psychologists for over a century.

11 HR Influencers You Need to Follow

In the HR profession, it pays to keep good company. Whether you need to “phone a friend” about a workplace curveball or just want to exchange tips and tricks, maintaining a strong professional network can make all the difference in your career.

Don’t know who to connect with first? We’ll help you get started. Below we’ve highlighted some of our favorite HR influencers, their areas of expertise, and where you can find them online.

HR Deserves More Than a 'Seat at the Table'

We’ve all heard about how HR needs a “seat at the table.” Given that people represent any company’s most valuable asset, that sounds reasonable, right?

Turning 26: Answering Millennials' Benefits Questions

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), dependent children are eligible to receive their parents’ coverage until age 26. But what happens after that? Depending on the specific benefits their parents have, they may end up losing coverage immediately on their birthday.

Our Top 5 Moments from HR Redefined 2018

From cold brew to compliance and everything in between, HR Redefined 2018 had something for everyone. This year’s conference featured 47 speakers and hosted over 300 HR professionals for two power-packed days of learning, networking, and hacking.

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