Side Hustling in HR – Without Cheating On Your Day Job! 

Thursday, August 3rd, 2023

by Alan Collins If you ever decide to have an extramarital affair, there are some unspoken rules to abide by. One, you sure as hell don’t want your partner to find out…unless you have a death wish. Two, you’re probably going to have to fabricate stories about your whereabouts from time to time to cover […]

HR Side Hustle #11: Launch your own HR blog.

Tuesday, July 18th, 2023

by Alan Collins First of all, take 90 seconds and check out this video… In the above clip, two of the most brilliant minds on the planet, Seth Godin and Tom Peters, give you their perspectives on the value and importance of blogging So why must YOU blog?  For me, Seth’s makes the most compelling statement of all […]

HR Side Hustle #8: Write your own HR book.

Wednesday, June 28th, 2023

by Alan Collins It’s never been easier to create a book of your own and put it put it up for sale on Amazon. Two of the best HR books I’ve ever read were written by full-time HR leaders who published on the side.  They are HR on Purpose by Steve Browne and The 9 […]

HR Side Hustle #1 — Teach classes at a local university or college.

Wednesday, June 28th, 2023

by Alan Collins  For years, my buddies Larry Pearlman and  Steve Merkin taught a Change Management class to graduate students in Human Resouces.  They did this at the University of Illinois in their School of Labor & Employment Relations. The class was one day a week, for three hours, and they taught it as partners. Both did […]