Making Better Recruitment Decisions

Companies invest over two-thirds of their resources in labor. Virtually every milestone attained by any company is to a large extent related to the human element of the organization. This makes it even more critical to evaluate, recruit, and hire the best workforce necessary to…

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The Business Bathroom  

Office kitchen etiquette gets a lot of attention, rightly so. But what about office bathroom etiquette? In some of my past jobs, my company has had its own bathroom. In these cases, most people behaved themselves—maybe  sharing the bathroom with only their coworkers made them…

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TO POST OR NOT TO POST, THAT IS THE QUESTION …

A major news outlet recently did a segment on new graduates and their job searches. It centered on the use of social media, particularly Facebook and Twitter. It reminded me of a time, just over a year ago, when I was working with a customer…

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Thursday, April 12th – HR Alliance – Leadership Series Event

Program Description: Creating a compelling vision is one of the key competencies for successful leaders. Unlike other leadership topics, vision is best defined in collaboration with other functional leaders in the organization. HR Alliance members and friends are welcome and encouraged to bring fellow organizational…

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Friday, April 6th – HR Leadership Forum – The Digitization of HR: A Panel Discussion

Join us on Friday, April 6th, at AUSA in Arlington for The Digitization of HR: A Panel Discussion! A digital HR organization must step beyond the automation of HR processes and operations. Talent, organizational structures, diversity and inclusion, and data-driven workforce decisions are a few topics…

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Give Back to Your Community

For the past five years, I’ve been an active member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, better known as EO. We are a worldwide organization with 168 chapters located on six continents. I’m a member of EO DC, where I am honored to be on the board….

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LIFE AFTER THE CAP AND GOWN: THOUGHTS FROM A WORKING MILLENNIAL

Now That You’re in the Real World… This is part three in a series.   I entered the “real world” last summer, just two short weeks after graduating from college. My entry into the real world occurred when I accepted a job as a recruiter…

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TalentMEDIA – Renewed Appreciation

Copyeditors often work under the “no news is good news” principle. We complete our step in the publication process, hand the content along for review or layout, and turn to the next urgent edit in our pile. We may even worry when we see a…

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The More Things Change, The More Things Stay The Same

As a 20-plus-year veteran in the staffing business, I have been able to observe many changes that have affected the industry. Some have been game changers, while others have been dismissed pretty quickly. Technology, specifically the explosion of online search engines, has been the biggest…

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What Are You Talking About?

A few years ago, during a company meeting about increasing sales, the CEO of the small company I worked for made the comment “Let’s open the kimono.” I had no idea what he was talking about or what this had to do with making more…

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The Power of Professional Branding

Branding at a High Level My initial thoughts of branding are of companies large and small. Popular brands, like Coca-Cola and Nike, can linger in the minds of customers for a lifetime. Logos, websites, social media profiles, and company email domains all have the task…

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TALENTMEDIA – Which Witch is Which?

At the end of a recent episode of Wheel of Fortune, Pat Sajak mentioned that the gameshow’s online shop sold stationery. He went on to say that a lot of people don’t know how to spell the term, because it is pronounced the same way…

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