Are You Holding Yourself Back from Being a Success?

In the article “7 Ways You’re Holding Yourself Back from Becoming a Huge Success,” Sam Edwards of Inc. discusses how people self-sabotage their success and explains ways to overcome or deal with a lack of success. He explains that there are two things about self-sabotage…

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TalentMEDIA: The Not-So-Clear View

What’s in a name? Well, if your font name is Clearview, I’d say it’s pretty obvious. Apparently, the federal government has decided otherwise. Say goodbye to easy-to-read highway signs. The Federal Highway Administration will be reverting back to their old font, Highway Gothic. What’s the…

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TalentFIT: Farm-to-Table, Why It Matters

Some of you may have heard the term “farm-to-table” but may not know exactly what it means, other than that a local farmer provided the food you’re eating. Some recent studies have shown that farm-to-table is not only good for you, it’s better for our…

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10 Tips To Becoming A Better Manager

As a manager, you have an important responsibility to the employees you oversee. Your staff is looking to you for more than marching orders. The best managers have a clear understanding of the strengths each person brings to the team, what motivates them, and where…

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TalentMEDIA: The Power of “Suggestion”

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is a beloved institution—I suppose that’s why some of their recent changes have gotten such a strong reaction. I am certainly one of the museum’s admirers, spending many lovely days there with my artist mother. While…

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Wed, Oct 4th – Surviving a Merger and/or Acquisition

Managing the major elements of M&A transactions presents many challenges and opportunities from start to finish! Learn more regarding the successes and failures of M&As and how to manage through this both efficiently and effectively. Objectives: Learn the strategic, organizational, and cultural factors to consider…

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Wed, Sept 13th – Elevating Diverse Talent and Millennial Retention Through Mentoring and Sponsorship

Come and experience flash mentoring in this highly dynamic session. You will meet, network, mentor, and be mentored in this session by Julie Silard Kantor. Kantor is the President  & CEO of social impact company Twomentor, LLC and passionate about mentor training and strategy to…

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TalentFIT: Stand Up To Cancer

Tomorrow, Friday, September 8, is Stand Up To Cancer Day. Started in 2007, this is observed annually on the second Friday in September to honor those who have been affected by the disease. An annual fundraising event is held in conjunction with this day as…

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Five Tips for Fixing Your Resume

Do a simple online search about what recruiters are looking for in a resume and you’ll come across site after site explaining that, no matter what the content, it had better catch the recruiter’s eye in six seconds or it won’t matter. This is nothing…

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TalentMEDIA: A Clean Document-The Proofreader’s Nemesis

Proofreaders and editors love good writing. We revel in correct usage and perfect punctuation. But I get nervous when things look too perfect. It seems counterintuitive, but I freeze up a little when I don’t see any mistakes. I know just what to do when…

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TalentFIT: August 31st is National Trail Mix Day

Did you know that today is NATIONAL TRAIL MIX DAY? Observed annually on August 31, National Trail Mix Day honors the mix that was developed as a healthy snack to be taken along on hikes. Trail mix is the ideal hiker’s snack food. It’s lightweight, easy…

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How to Avoid the Cost of a Bad Hire

A recent Harvard Business Review article tells us that 80% of employee turnover is due to bad hiring decisions. Companies and managers haven’t found the right hiring solutions. It’s costing them big-time. The Labor Department estimates that it costs one-third of a new hire’s salary to…

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