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#BlackBlogsMatter : Let’s Separate For Peace Sake

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010010000000As I continue on my journey of life, I find the one thing I consistently seek is peace. I enjoy peace in my relationships, peace of mind, peace in matters of the heart, and just general equilibrium as much as possible with most things in my life.

The Audacity of No Rebuttal

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000010000000 I am no stranger to a good debate. In fact, I quite enjoy a healthy conversation comprised of fact, experience and well-placed opinion every once and again.

10 Perspectives to Digest for 2019

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000000000000We are entering the last year of the 2010s. One year from 2020, a year painted as the poster child of human advancement and something of a sci-fi fantasy.

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Trust: Why It Matters and How Tech Can Help

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000010000000Campaign/FTC disclosure: This is a sponsored guest blog post. I will receive compensation for this post. I only work with companies I feel have great products, services and offerings.

Candidate Screening Simplified

Speaker: Allen Samuel, Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur

When it comes to finding the right candidates for your company, you want to ensure that they are a good “fit.” By having an understanding of the job description, accurate skillset criteria and a short conversation with the hiring manager, you will be armed with the resources to quickly and effectively convert potential candidates to new hires. Join Senior Sourcer & Serial Entrepreneur Allen Samuel to learn the steps you should be taking in your candidate screening process.

Human Performance Deserves More Than a Review

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000000000000Campaign/FTC disclosure: This is a sponsored blog post. I will or have received compensation for this post. I only work with companies I feel have great products, services, and offerings.

Living in Color: Why I Stopped Caring About What White People Think

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010010000000 It must be a hell of a feeling when your skin, ideas, and presence become a golden ticket of Willy Wonka proportions in life. It must be nice to not only create the rules, systems, and standards but to actually be “the standard”.

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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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S.H.E. Summit Recap: Succeeding on Your Own Terms

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000000000000I had the privilege of attending S.H.E. Summit two weekends ago as press. My attendance at the event was the culmination of a two-year promise I made to myself to get there. I stumbled upon this event a few years ago while on Twitter.

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.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

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.

Generational Theory Forgot The Xennial Experience

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

Heads Down, Mouths Shut: The Distracted Generation

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010020000010 To say there is a lot going on in the world right now is probably an understatement. The current events of the moment are so cumbersome and so complex that for many it has become emotionally and physically taxing.

TED at IBM Recap: 3 Women Sparking Big Ideas and Activation

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010011000010 I had the esteemed privilege of attending TED at IBM last month in San Francisco. Admitedly, I was prepared to be impressed by their usual roster of inspiring speakers making strides in every field from technology to healthcare.

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The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

The Challenge of Empathy

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000000000000 Before I get to my story, a quote from a 2017 Forbes article titled: “How Empathetic Are You, Really?” ” On empathy, the author Liz Guthridge says: “Being empathetic is similar to cooking. You may know the recipe for how to prepare empathy.

The Underground Workforce: Immigrants

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000000000010 A little over a month ago, I traveled to Queens to go pick up my 10th wedding anniversary cake from a family friend.

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Six Tips for Cultivating a Healthy Online Work Environment

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000000000000 The need for a healthy and satisfying work environment is not up for discussion. Any enlightened manager knows its benefits. The same need extends to remote workgroups, and that is still something of a revelation to many leaders. Perhaps it’s because of the “environment”.

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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5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

HR Technology Solution Provides Customers with More Options: A Look Inside Lanteria HR

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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.

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3 Reasons Why Your Restaurant Business Needs a Technology Upgrade

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000000000000 Today’s Guest Aristocrat is: Maria Gee. “Maria Gee is The Content Manager for harri.com. A restaurant worker turned blog-writing-video-directing machine, she aims to educate and entertain those in the hospitality field.

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Three Steps to Finding Success Through Clarity

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010011000010I’ve been having a lot of conversations with friends, family and colleagues about where I am currently and where all my efforts are headed. Young adults everywhere are charged with deciding at the ripe age of 17 what they want to do with their lives.

#Unleash18 Humans + Bureaucracy: Control No More

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000020000000 “Bureaucracy is a global thing. “ ~ Gary Hamel, Professor at London Business School I had the opportunity to sit in on a Q&A session Day 1 with Gary Hamel, Professor at London Business School at Unleash 2018 in Vegas.

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When Recruiter Priorities Compete: Fill Speed, Growing Req Loads, and Diversity

It’s a question as old as the recruiting profession itself: How many reqs should one recruiter handle at a time? Even in our data-driven age of hard metrics and objective assessments, the answer is: It depends. Download this White Paper to discover the key factors that go into finding your answer to the req load question.

The State of the Union on Wokeness

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000010000000 This week’s theme for #BlackBlogsMatter is “The Tao of Woke” As a result, I decided to speak about the state of “wokeness” and what it should mean for you as we continue to navigate difficult themes around race relations and society.

#Unleash18 Solve For Happiness, Change The World with Mo Gawdat

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000000000000 “If we get AI right it is the last frontier for humanity. Everything beyond AI will invent and create on our behalf beyond that.” ” ~Mo Gawdat, Former Chief Business Officer of Google X How does this statement sit with you?

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.

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.

Why All the AI Research You’re Reading is Dead Wrong

Speaker: Ben Eubanks, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research & Advisory

While we may be “people” professionals, it is part of our job to understand AI and how this technology can enable us to make smarter decisions and develop more efficient processes. Join Lighthouse Research & Advisory Principal Analyst Ben Eubanks where he will discuss how AI can be used for HR and recruiting processes, including how to create more human interactions and engagement through the strategic application of technology.

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.

Why self-preservation is top of mind for me in 2017?

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010020000000 Welcome back! I took a bit of a hiatus at the end of last year to rest, regroup and reflect on 2016. Of late, I have been hearing way too many stories about people namely bloggers and influencers that have effectively worked themselves to the point of being depleted.

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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?

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.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.