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Trust: Why It Matters and How Tech Can Help

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Competitive Partnerships Powering the Future of Business

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000000000010 I was at IBM Insight last week and as per usual it was an awarding experience. There is a shift going on in business and technology that I find both interesting and exciting. It is a shift that is about partnership over competition.

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Five Ways Video Can Enhance Your Recruitment Process

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000000000000In an increasingly mobile world, many businesses are beginning to shift towards more effective execution within their HR departments.

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Are We There Yet: The State of Digital Marketing and Data Adoption

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Turbocharge Your Talent with Real-time Feedback & Drive Tangible Results

Download the eBook “Real-time Feedback, Tangible Results” to learn 8 awesome tips designed to help you tap into the power of “anytime/anywhere feedback” and the benefits it can bring to your organization.

Letting Go: Three Functions HR May Want To Delegate Responsibility For

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000000000000 These days you can’t evade commentary on what HR should be doing and assuming responsibility for. The list is endless and maybe even unreasonable. How organizations structure their HR departments differs based on an innumerable amount of variables.

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Plugging-In When Your Inspiration and Energy Takes a Timeout

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000000000000For at least the past two weeks, I have been beyond tired and uninspired to write anything new. I am not a fan of forcing myself to write when I’m not feeling it, so I decided to honor the space I have been in. To describe the feeling, I have felt like I am in […].

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The Only Thing Leaders Should Have Top Of Mind For 2018 is Integrity

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010011000010 This is the time of year that predictions are made and data is shared about what the strategic and operational goals are for the upcoming year.

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Three Reasons Why Failure Feels So Permanent

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010011000010 I was on Facebook last week and happened to see a headline that actor, Will Smith had some choice words for “The Donald” I clicked on the headline and watched the video of his press conference in Dubai for Suicide Squad. When probed by a member of the Dubai press about the negative reviews of […]. Advice Business Entrepreneur Featured Life Ask Czarina Career Coaching Failure Finding purpose Human Resources Intrapreneur Janine N.

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Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Feeding the beast in 2016: It’s my turn to pivot

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0210100000020 Happy New Year! I hope you all had a happy and safe holiday. I took some time off to breathe, recharge and position myself and business for the New Year. It was a reflective time where I was fortunate to catch up with family, friends and colleagues.

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Beware Knowledge-Poaching Leaders

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010011000210Two years ago, I wrote an article about things I needed to CHRO’s to know about what the organization needs from them. I wanted them to know what kind of leaders their employees deserve.

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Giving a voice to the voiceless with technology

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Generational Theory Forgot The Xennial Experience

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010011000010 I have long had a love/hate relationship with the generation talk.

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Big Data Is Not So Big: Dun & Bradstreet Empowers Data-Driven Small Business

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000000000000Campaign/FTC disclosure: This is a sponsored product review. I will receive compensation for this post. I only work with companies I feel have great products, services and offerings. In accordance with my blog disclosure statement, I will only work with and showcase products, events and/or companies I believe my readers will benefit from. Dun & Bradstreet has hired […].

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The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

Clean Your House Before You Head To Social Media

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010000000010 There are still companies who are tardy to the social media party. It’s not a bad thing. Businesses have either thought social media was going to exit as a one-hit wonder or they were laying-in-wait until it became absolutely apparent that they needed to jump in.

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From Panera Bread to the Boardroom: Two Moms Collaborate to Empower Women

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013050000010 Three years ago, I was a part of a small social media team that was covering the NY Business Expo Summit in New York City.

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A Perfect Union: Talent Management and Predictive Analytics

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000000000000I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Human Capital Institute on the HCI Podcast. The focus for our discussion was: The Future of Predictive Analytics in Talent Management.

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I Used To Love D&I: Why I’ve Fallen Out of Love With Diversity & Inclusion

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010010000000 Diversity and Inclusion was not my intended path. It was something that I knew very well at the ground-level being most often the only black woman in the companies, departments, and teams I worked for. Nonetheless, it wasn’t my focus to be a diversity and inclusion professional in the way that some may choose […].

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The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

Screening Applicants Using Social Media: What You Need to Know

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000010000010 Photo by William Iven on Unsplash Almost everyone uses social media, but should you use it in your recruitment process?

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When There Are No Resources For Your “Human” Resources

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010001000000 I completely get that there are many businesses that continue to feel the pinch financially. With that “pinch” it requires cutbacks in certain areas and in some cases across the board. One of the areas I am seeing some less than reasonable cuts in is: supplies and tools. You may be thinking that this […]. Featured Human Resources Onboarding Productivity #TAOHR Ask Czarina Business Chief Human Resources Officer Employee Morale Hiring Janine N.

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Beware the Myth of Hustling

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000000000000The holidays are upon us and as if most other times of year aren’t crazy enough- this time of the year is down right frenetic. It has been just around a month since I wrote something here.

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Are you pushing the limits on your labor?

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010020000010 One of the first things I learned in Industrial Psychology was the breakdown and distribution of labor. I learned what it meant to have a full-time equivalent (FTE), part-time, temporary and per-diem/on-call staff.

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Why Classic Organizational Design Fails to Support a Culture of Innovation

Corporate America’s iconic brands are struggling to retain market share and improve collaboration against a rising tide of more agile competitors. But companies will continue to lose these battles unless they upgrade their vastly outdated operating systems based on command-and-control structures. It’s time to build your team of teams.

Keeping up with disruption: Why every trend isn’t for your business

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001040001130 There is nothing but trouble to follow when we believe that we can be all things to all people. We also endanger any good we have the potential of doing by feverishly jumping on every fad. I can remember so many days in HR reading articles about the trends for the year the next […].

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Three Reasons Why Companies Should Provide a Pathway Back to Work for Moms

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000000000000 As we continue to explore all of the segments of diversity that deserve our attention, let me add another one to the ever-growing list. If you couldn’t tell by the title – the segment I am speaking about is: Moms.

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A Business Curse Word For The Ages: Diversity

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010011000000 I’ve spent the better half of my career immersed in work environments that had to keep a watchful eye over things like diversity & inclusion.

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The Romper Room of Leadership

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000000000000 Are we still at a point where leaders are unable to provide their employees with constructive feedback regarding their performance? I’ve recently been made aware of several situations where there are clear deficits in performance from a team perspective in companies.

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7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

Five Questions That Will Lead You to the Best ATS

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Talent Think Innovations Intern Talks: The Business of Social Media

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000000000000 My marketing professors used to say that some companies would hire millennials to take care of digital media needs partly because they were, you know, millennials. I can understand having that viewpoint somewhat, I mean we did grow up with the technology.

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What You Need to Know About the Un-Political Worker

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010010000010I have just recently gotten into House of Cards. I didn’t think I was going to enjoy it as much as I do, but I am. As I have shared with my friends, it is filthy goodness. I’m on season 2 and if I’m honest – each new episode ignites a greater disdain within me […].

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Startups Are Enjoying Human Resources A La Carte

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000010000000The definition of “a la carte” is: separately priced items from a menu, not as a part of a set meal. I am seeing a trend in my business that suggests that HR has a value in businesses still, but the need and delivery preference is more “a la carte” in nature.

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Getting the Org Chart to Deliver Your Strategy (Hint: No Restructuring Involved)

Driving your strategy isn't a matter of moving your org chart around (i.e. restructuring); it involves shifting the way your employees and leaders think and collaborate—so you can harness the power of a startling and dramatic new way of doing business.

Five Things Brands Need To Know When Working With Influencers

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000011000010I’ve been working for a few years now with multiple brands per year. I have worked with brands in the music industry to emerging technology companies. When I reflect on what has made for a great partnership in the past, there are several themes that crop up over and over again.

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Is the “Grown Up” World Where Talent Goes To Die?

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021122001520I am deep into a book called: No Fears, No Excuses: What You Need To Do To Have a Great Career by Larry Smith. In this book, he asserts that: “the grown-up world is where talent goes to die.” ” Reading this statement jolted me gratefully inside – as this is something I have come to […]. Career Featured Life Society and HR #TAOHR Adulthood Adulthood.

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The Cloak of Silence: Why Your Employees Won’t Communicate

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010021000010 There are all of these articles about communication and engagement. I have contributed my thoughts in some of them. They are all useful in some regard if you want to get to the bottom of your engagement and communication issues. Except, we would have to include the one nuisance variable that most leaders and […].

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Three Lessons I Have Learned From Five Years of Blogging

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010021000010 September 13th will mark the 5 year anniversary of The Aristocracy of HR. I certainly never set out to become a blogger, so reaching this milestone is pretty darn special. There were quite a few people who gave me a chance and supported from the very beginning.

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Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable: over the years, hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophisticated But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.