A Personal Confession

When I started in my first job I was, in all honesty, an ambitious go getter. I thought of success as a suit, a company car and a very large pay check. And that is exactly what I got. I guess you can say that I visualized my goal, and then I achieved it. Only six months after taking the bus to start my first day at work, I landed my first management position – suit and all. Two years later, I got the keys to my first company car. And one year after that, I received a 15 % raise placing me at the top of the leadership salary band. Continue reading “A Personal Confession”

I left HR and got (kinda) famous :)

It’s been three months since I posted: “I am leaving HR – and here is why…” and I am still blown away, moved and humbled by what happened next.

More than 18.000 people clicked onto the post, almost one thousand liked it, 236 have commented so far and around 100 people connected and sent me personal messages about how they related to my post.

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I am leaving HR – and here is why…

For the past 13 years, I have loved working in HR. When I first started out as an HR trainee, I felt there could be no greater job than to work with Human Resource Management. I was passionate about recruiting great candidates for exiting opportunities. I was excited about influencing company policies; setting new standards for paid parental leave, flexible working hours and working from home. I was passionate about developing leadership training sessions and offering employee development workshops.
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Have YOU found YOUR tribe?

The rate at which we change jobs has never been higher – one in five Danish employees have been in their current job less than a year. 70% of US employees are disengaged. 400.000 people in Denmark have stress-related symptoms on a daily basis and 35.000 are on sick leave due to stress leading to extensive discussions about work-life balance and how we can improve it.
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