This Week in the World: The Holidays in HR World

Wishing you a happy holiday season from The Starr Conspiracy! Check out these holiday-themed blog posts from the HR blogosphere:

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HR bloggin' ain't easy. Reward the bloggers on your holiday gift list with these five go-to gifts from TSC agent and HR blogger Lance Haun. Or keep sending leftover SWAG. Your choice.

The Cynic's Top 10 2014 Predictions for HR

Paul Hebert sheds some cynical light on what 2014 will probably be like for HR on Fistful of Talent. With predictions like a 20-hour workweek, scandalous Twitter chats, and consumer-bent recruiting, Paul's predictions leave nothing out. Read more.

5 Reasons B2B Marketing Doesn't Stop During the Holiday Season

We’re more than halfway through the month of December and you might have already slowed down your marketing activities for the year. Here are five good reasons to keep going strong through the year’s end.

The No. 1 Reason You SHOULD Always Drink At Office Parties

We've all heard the warnings around drinking at office parties. Chances are, you're either reliving the memories of your recent holiday party or getting that white elephant gift ready for a holiday party in the next week. You might be worried that you'll say something stupid if you drink at the office party. Laurie Ruettimann says you should take the leap. Check out her perspective on TLNT.

grumpy cat5 Gifts to Get Social Media Managers, Designers and Technologists This Holiday

If coming up with that perfect gift for the social media manager or designer on your list is making your brain ache, never fear — a badass list of gifts is here. Save the day at the eleventh hour with these gifts for the tech-savvy creative on your list.

Recognize Employees This Holiday Season

Recognition shouldn't happen once a year ... but if it is going to happen once a year ... make it during the holidays. Check out this video from Melissa Fairman on Performance I Create.

This Year at The Starr Conspiracy Holiday Party

What happened at this year's TSC holiday party? Roman candle wars, white elephant gag gifts, and enough spiked eggnog to keep things interesting. Read more.

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