The Choice (A Personal Treatise on Leadership)

Don’t read this article if you enjoy working for autocratic, dictatorial, micromanaging egotistical leaders. If you do, your ideal manager would be someone who has the “intelligence” of Michael Scott from “The Office,” the “people skills” of Dr. House, and the “selflessness” of Jack Donaghy…

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What to Do Before Going on Vacation

Everyone loves a vacation. But as we all know, sometimes the work-related stress that results from time off almost makes it not worth it—desperate messages from colleagues and clients, the mountain of emails to go through upon your return, and of course playing catchup; not…

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Veterans Day: Honoring Those Who Have Served and Veteran-Owned Companies

I’m a proud sister, daughter, granddaughter, aunt, and niece to many veterans. My grandfather and my stepdad served in the U.S. Navy and Army. Thank you to all those who served in the U.S. military, and those who are currently serving our great country. Let…

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Trick-or-Treating for Recruiters

Halloween is a fun time for children and adults to dress up and go trick-or-treating. This holiday ritual involves going to houses in hopes of receiving candy. However, in some cases, for “treats” some homeowners give out pencils, pretzels, or apples. In these situations, people…

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Your Resume Is a Reflection of You

While having dinner with my sister, who is a junior in college, we started chit-chatting about future plans, goals, careers, and so on. Since the age she was old enough to work, my sister has always held a job. When I asked her to send…

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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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