Thursday, October 4th – GlobalHR Global Business – Washington Beltway Conference

GlobalHR Business News Conference will be about • Communicating talent strategy – securing the most appropriate talent for the right position, right time and place and at the right price • Defining GLobalHR- building an organization from the ground-up and accelerating performance of “new gen”…

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Wednesday, October 3rd – HR Alliance – The HR Evolution from the #METOO Revolution

With unprecedented, seismic and sudden movement, #metoo has underscored the critical importance and value of an influential, engaged and proactive HR professional.  The modern workplace requires that (in addition to other roles), HR professionals serve as legal stewards, risk managers, culture leaders and internal investigators. …

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Agents for Your Life Decisions

I’d like to pose the question, “What do real estate agents and agency recruiters/talent agents have mostin common?”—aside from the obvious that both communicate with people and provide a needed service. They both help people navigate one of the biggest life decisions, a home and…

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Everything Revolves around a Schedule

As a project manager, I often spend my days making sure that projects meet their deadlines. In order for that to happen, I have to make sure everyone involved in that project meets the due dates I’ve assigned to them. That’s the biggest challenge of…

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Cancelled – Friday, September 14th – SMWFairfax – Social Media Week Fairfax

This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather related to Hurricane Florence. Once a rain date is announced, we will update you on the event. When: Fri, Sept 14, 2018 from 8:00 am–1:00 pm Where: Capital One Headquarters, Fairfax County, VA It’s no secret…

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Friday, September 14th – HR Leadership Forum – The Three A’s of Organizational Agility

Dates: Friday, September 14th; Tower Club – Tysons Corner, 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Suite 1700, Vienna VA  22182 Hours: Registration and networking breakfast, 8:00-8:30am; Program, 8:30-10:00am; Networking, 10:00-10:30am Speaker: Kevin Oakes, CEO and Founder of the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) The need for agile…

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Wednesday, September 12th – HR Alliance – Applying Pro-Active Analytics to Maximize the Workforce Planning Cycle

Join us on Wednesday, Sept 12th for a great event at the Tower Club hosted by HR Alliance DC! Event Start: 9/12/2018, 7:45 am Event End: 9/12/ 2018, 10:00 am Where: Tower Club, 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Suite 1700, Vienna, VA Program Description: Whether you…

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“You Said What?” Saying What You Mean, and How to Say It

Does the word discuss mean the same as present? Or healthcare the same as health care? Some would say yes; some, no. The fact is, we don’t always agree on the meanings of words. But if we don’t always agree on the meanings of words, do we…

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The Associated Press Stylebook 2018: Keeping With the Times

A bit belatedly, this blog will highlight some changes in the latest edition of the AP Stylebook. For a general overview, also see the What’s New section at the front of the guide. Generally, the main sections have been shuffled around a bit. There is…

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How to Avoid a $46,000 Mistake

A university in Colorado recently realized it had issued over 9,000 diplomas with a typo. In Old English font, they were conferred by the school’s President and the Chair of the Coard of Trustees. The error went unnoticed for six years, until the school newspaper…

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Aligning Planets

Does anyone remember “Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus”? The 1992 best-selling book (over 50 million copies sold), written by American author and relationship counselor John Gray,*used distant planets—Mars and Venus—as a metaphor to discuss just how differently men and women think and…

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Proper Email Etiquette Matters

Email is a wonderful business tool—quick, convenient, and efficient. In fact, it has become such a part of our everyday work lives that many of us probably don’t give a second thought to our email habits … and, yes, some of us have some bad…

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