Author Archives: Bert Somsinsawasdi

About Bert Somsinsawasdi

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HR Business Partner

As revenues decrease and margins get tighter, focus is shifted towards increased efficiency and effectiveness.   Many corporations are weary about making adjustments to revenue producing sectors of the business so the support functions have been targeted for change.  One particular … Continue reading

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Substance

I just finished reading an enlightening book about Abraham Lincoln and his cabinet members titled A Team of Rivals by Doris Goodwin.  It allowed me to trace back the roots of the many lessons and values we learned as children. … Continue reading

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Ready or Not, Here I Come

I got to a point in my career where I wanted more. I wanted to make a difference and was not satisfied with the status quo.  I felt I had a good grasp on my job and was ready to … Continue reading

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Develop to be Developed

Sometimes we get so caught up in our own careers we forget about the people who work with us.  They too have career goals and ambitions.  However, we don’t always take the time to listen and figure out what their … Continue reading

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I Want the Promotion

We are all looking to get ahead in our careers.  But what are corporations looking for?  What we have been told is a combination of business skills we have learned in school lumped into one big package.  That package is … Continue reading

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It’s all in the Message

Human resources is often involved in employee relations issues that have spun out of control.  The situation usually revolves around an employee that does not seem to “get it”.   These disciplinary talks usually involve the employee’s immediate manager or supervisor … Continue reading

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Interview Etiquette

There are various things to consider in arriving for an interview.   How should I dress?  Should I introduce myself first or allow the interviewer to do so? Firm handshake or relaxed?  Address them by their first name or sir/madam? Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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