I had a person work for me at a past job in HR. She performed the HR cardinal sin of sins, she shared personal, confidential information with an employee outside of HR. My problem was, this person was a high performer, an outstanding employee, she had a frustrating, weak moment, and did something you just can’t do in an HR position. This is what we call a Career Hickey. Sometimes you can survive these hickeys and cover them up, and continue to work as normal. Many times you can’t.
So now, this Hi-Po has a Huge Hickey. Interestingly though, this