Does HR stand for ‘horrible riting?’ (Guest commentary)

Legal requirements, inherited jargon and mandatory acronyms make clarity nearly impossible
By Steve Crescenzo
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/11/2007

As a communications consultant and seminar leader, I’ve had a lot of bad days. I’ve had months of work spiked over lunch by an insecure manager on a massive ego trip.

I’ve been driven to drink (an admittedly short ride) by seminar attendees with their gory stories of bloody battles with lawyers and accountants.

I’ve had the kind of days when I wanted to chuck it all and go back to bartending — where at least when someone is a jerk, you have the satisfaction of throwing him through a window.