Linda Westcott-Bernstein

Journalist

Linda Westcott-Bernstein has provided sound human resources advice and guidance to Fortune 500 companies and others for over 25 years.  She has helped these organizations review procedures and implement solutions that are designed to reduce liabilities and increase their profits.  She also assists with the development of human capital through focused employee retention and training programs designed for all levels of employees.Linda has recently published her self-help book entitled It All Comes Down to WE! with Author House Publishers. Her book offers guidelines for building a solid and enduring personal work ethic. You can find her book on Amazon or Google Books.Phone: 702-326-4040

Linda Westcott-Bernstein's Articles ›

Human Resources Insights

We all know that you “get more flies with honey than vinegar”—but can we actually embrace that concept? It may be second nature to focus on what went wrong Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Oct 1, 2018

Human Resources Insights

It’s not difficult to see how an engaged and approachable HR (human resources) function/team contributes to the success of your organization. Take a look around at the impact HR Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Sep 1, 2018

Human Resources Insights

So many organizations just slap up a few posters and say a few words to their employees like “be careful,” and then walk away patting themselves on the back Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Aug 1, 2018

Human Resources Insights

I can remember very clearly a few individuals that I have encountered in my life that not only had little ethics or moral fiber, but that also seemed to Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jul 1, 2018

Human Resources Insights

I don’t know if you can but I remember when customer service was real. It was down-to-earth, genuine, caring for and about the customer. I know that I’m aging Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jun 1, 2018

Human Resources Insights

I consider myself an optimist because I believe that you can influence the course of your future and your life with a positive outlook. I can promise you, there Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on May 1, 2018

Human Resources Insights

As employers we are, in reality, providing opportunities and options for many possible futures. What really is critical is whether our prospective employees are wise enough to understand and Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Apr 1, 2018

Human Resources Insights

I see 2018 as a time of change and growth for many individuals and companies. Let me preface the following article by saying that it is not intended to Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Mar 1, 2018

Human Resources Insights

What individuals need for success are good role models. They need managers that take the time to instruct, train and communicate expectations. What they don’t need is unfair treatment, Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Feb 1, 2018

Human Resources Insights

I truly believe in the value of making and striving for goals in my life and I hope that you do too! If we don’t try to better ourselves Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jan 1, 2018

Human Resources Insights

I was conducting a meeting a few days ago at one of our locations and in the process was talking to several of our frontline employees. In many ways, Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Dec 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

It’s really important that human resources (HR) be the source and example for the type of leadership that your organization should strive for and provide. Many of those in Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Nov 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

Why would I say this? Because I believe it is true! As I’ve always said—HR’s primary role is to be there as the heart of the organization and for Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Oct 14, 2017

Human Resources Insights

Human Resources HR can be a very rewarding field because there is great satisfaction in helping others. However, at times, it can be a challenging and stressful place to Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Sep 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

I have always believed that the purpose of the human resources function should be just as it infers…“a resource where individuals can get information, assistance, and guidance”…and even more Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Aug 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

In cases of sexual and other forms of harassment, there are certain factors that must be present in order for workplace harassment to be present. First, the conduct must Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jul 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

In our busy lives and information-overloaded society, it can seem fairly rare that we are able to find a moment of total relaxation and peace, and then have the Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jun 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

The key to success in life and in your chosen career is to be a good leader - a good role model. People only follow those whom they can Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on May 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

What is the secret to keeping your best employees? Good pay, flexible work hours, or generous vacation time? Maybe a little of all of the above. Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Apr 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

I am hoping that I don’t sound too jaded in this article, but there are times when my faith in the good of mankind has truly wavered. If you Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Mar 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

While some might argue that life is way more fun if you just go with the flow and see what may come, I believe, based upon my past experiences, Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Feb 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

I always start out each new year with a few resolutions, because in my heart I know that I can always do better and be a better person. I Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jan 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

Are you able to remember, like I am, what customer service used to look like in the not-so-distant past? I’m not referring to what it looks like these days Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Dec 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

Luck. Is it inherent or is it transient? Is it real or imagined? Casinos are founded on the principle that anyone can be lucky. It is also based in Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Nov 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

I have always loved the color yellow. It is bright and friendly, and makes me feel optimistic, like that anything is possible. I smile every time I see someone Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Oct 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

My values were instilled in me from a very early age by two loving and understanding parents in a small Midwest town. I was raised on a farm where Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Sep 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

When I look out at the faces of those individuals that I am training, I see different expressions and interest levels on their faces. Immediately, I begin to wonder Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Aug 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

Human Resources HR—what does that really mean and what do they actually do? Well, HR is defined exactly as it sounds. Human resources means “people assets and strengths.” As Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jul 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

You can only be as good at managing others as the effort or importance that you place upon it. What do I mean? Well, how much do you really Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jun 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

For those of us who are accomplished “multi-taskers,” it can be difficult to deal with another who has their heart in the right place but lacks the focus and Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on May 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

The biggest reasons that employees fail in a new job within the first 90 to 180 days is lack of instruction, communication and training. These all roll up into Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Mar 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

It’s very early in the new year; however, there are already signs that 2016 will be a year of significant change for many employers throughout the country. Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Feb 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

I believe in the power of positive thinking…so much so that I say positive affirmations every single day. And, I have real faith and belief in their value. I Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jan 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

The holiday season is the perfect time for embracing the importance of family and friends. It’s a time to reflect on what we’ve done in our life and maybe Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Dec 1, 2015

Human Resources Insights

I like to have a good time at work! Everyone does. Wouldn’t it be great if we looked forward to coming to work each day? Doesn’t it Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Oct 1, 2015