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

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 1, 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

Our safety in our daily lives has become a bigger issue than was ever thought possible. Individuals are acting out in ways that are frightening and worrisome. It has Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Apr 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 4, 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

Human Resources Insights

Do you have the heart of a leader? Hopefully you do. If you do, what does it look like to you to apply heart to your work Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Sep 1, 2015

Human Resources Insights

We’ve all heard the expression “no pain, no gain” and this month’s topic seems to echo those sentiments exactly. It would seem logical that success has a price and Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Aug 1, 2015

Human Resources Insights

The skill of sound communication with superiors, team members, and staff is critical, no matter what field or industry that you might work in. We are regularly judged by Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jul 1, 2015

Human Resources Insights

It can be difficult to hear that you made a big blunder or didn’t do a job well, but the key to learning from a mistake for pretty much Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jun 1, 2015

Human Resources Insights

Work ethic. What do I mean when I say those two words? Well, for me, it started when I was a child. I had a good family Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Apr 1, 2015

Human Resources Insights

To determine if our organization has a culture, we must first outline what culture consists of and what it actually looks like. I think many organizations believe that Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Mar 1, 2015