Look for the good in people – you won't have to look far (Editor's Notes)

Random acts of kindness will make you a little less jaded
By Todd Humber
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 08/07/2015

To say, “People are generally good” is a weird statement. We kind of know that, right? But, perhaps, sometimes we forget it. In the world of human resources, too often professionals are exposed to the worst in people — dealing with sexual harassment, violence, workplace theft and more.


If you know any cops, you’ll know they tend to be a little jaded. It’s hard to blame them — they spend the bulk of their time dealing with idiots and, after a while, they just kind of assume people are bad until proven otherwise.