That part of my career spent in HR has been filled with new learning about people. All kinds of people. One thing I have come to learn is that there is a huge difference between understanding something about another person’s experience and feeling what they feel. I can’t know how they feel about certain things because I am not them. I do not have the experiences that they have in life. And they do not have mine.
The women and men in HR generally believe that their role includes assuring all employees are respected and treated with dignity. They are