Rhonda Gardner has been a HR Professional for the past 19 years in diverse industries such as Banking & Insurance, Professional Consulting Services, and INGOs. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States of America.

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HR Department of One: How to Succeed

Being the only HR employee in a company is both daunting and exciting. It’s an experience that can accelerate your growth as an HR professional. You will need to be resourceful, agile, accessible, strategic, and tactical. If you are inheriting a previously-established structure, the experience may be less challenging. However, if you are expected to…

How to Measure Company Culture: A Quick Guide

Company culture, or organizational culture, is intangible yet very impactful on organizational performance. Culture refers to the consistent organizational behaviors (norms) of employees and leaders. Organizational culture often mirrors the organization’s core values but is a direct reflection of the organization’s leadership. Some of those intangible behaviors are how are decisions made – top-down or…

How to Create an Effective Compensation Philosophy

A compensation philosophy guides your organization in creating fair, transparent compensation programs and helps you attract and retain employees. Learn about the different types of compensation philosophies, components of a compensation philosophy, how to create your own, and how to measure its effectiveness. ContentsWhat is a compensation philosophy?Why does your organization need a compensation philosophy?What…

12 Types of Organizational Culture and HR’s Role in Shaping It

Organizational culture is the glue that keeps organizations together. Knowing the different types of organizational culture helps you understand how to shape the culture at your organization as the organization develops over time. Let’s dive into the different types of organizational culture, their main characteristics, and advantages and disadvantages. Want to find out the steps…