December 19, 2022

HR Brew – When asked by HR Brew what’s on your wish list for the holidays, Maggie Smith, Traliant’s Vice President of Human Resources, named a novel and something that you can’t buy but can always return.

Here’s an excerpt:

For the HR pro in need of an escape. 
This past year has been a tumultuous one for workers in the people profession. And while some may not want to unwrap a book this season, Maggie Smith, VP of HR at Traliant, suggested gifting an easy “read they can get lost in.” She’d love a copy of The Lake House by Mikaela Bee.

Above all…Remember: A gift doesn’t have to break the bank. The HR professionals we spoke to would be grateful for a cup of coffee (caramel latte, please), a flexible schedule, or a good old-fashioned “thank you.”

“Receiving a thank you note from an employee or colleague about how you helped them or made a difference in their professional journey would be amazing,” Smith said. “It keeps HR professionals going, and reminds us that we are making an impact.”

Read the full article in HR Brew



Carole Walters