Holiday Cookies

Wow! It’s hard to believe that the 2019 holiday season is already here. No matter what holiday you celebrate, the one thing that most people love are cookies. They can be anything from an easy chocolate chip recipe you found on the package of chocolate…

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Planning Your Summer Vacation

It’s nearly mid-June, and by now you’re probably counting down the days until your summer vacation. Whether you are having a “staycation” at home or getting away—to the beach, the park, or some exotic, faraway locale—somehow your job still has to get done. A recent…

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Tackling To-Do Lists When You’re Overwhelmed

Is it just me, or was January a year long, February a week long, and now March just feels like a blur of wanting it to be spring already? So far, 2019 has felt like a growing to-do list that never has items checked off….

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The 2019 Pantone Color of the Year

Each year, I’m curious to see which color Pantone picks as its Color of the Year. Colors surround us; they can even influence some of our day-to-day choices without us realizing. Each year, a few colors, for whatever reason—maybe because of popular fashion, TV commercials,…

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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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