HR has to be voice of reason (Editor's Notes)

Sometimes, HR pros need to remind colleagues of the big picture
By Todd Humber
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 07/10/2015

I rarely miss an episode of the Daily Show, and last month guest Bill Clinton uttered a memorable quote from Winston Churchill: “You can always count on Americans to do the right thing — after they’ve tried everything else.”


Churchill was talking about the United States’ delay in entering the fight against Germany in the Second World War. But that same quote could sometimes be applied to employers — they eventually do the right thing, but only after doing some very silly things.