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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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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.

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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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.

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

#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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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.

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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#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?

Generational Theory Forgot The Xennial Experience

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

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

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.

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.

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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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 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.

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

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

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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.

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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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.

Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

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.

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?

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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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.

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

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.

Five Questions That Will Lead You to the Best ATS

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The Untouchables: Why you should stop salvaging bad employees at every level

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041050021150 Are you one of those companies that would rather preserve everyone than let them go?

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

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000150000010Campaign/FTC disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I will receive compensation for this post. I only work with companies I feel have great products, services and offerings.

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Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Is Your Recruitment Process Still in the Stone Age?

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000010000000 Have you ever called a promising candidate for a follow-up interview only to find out they just took up a job at a competing firm? How often does this happen? If it’s more than once, it’s already one too many!

Bothered By Everything and Nothing At All

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020050000420 As I peruse my social media accounts and watch the range of issues and concerns plaguing the minds of the masses, one thing stands out. It is this new reality of people being bothered by everything and nothing all. Let me explain.

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Lift Every Voice: Why Now Is Not The Time To Be Quiet

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010011000020Many years ago, my parents enrolled me in a camp near my childhood home. The children that attended the camp were mostly black with a sprinkling of Latinos. Besides the usual water gun fights, outdoor sports and movies – I learned something that summer.

Tread Lightly: Why You May Want to Reconsider Befriending Your Boss

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010020100100 It’s a fabulous thing when the stars align and you gain a great boss in taking a new job. What makes them “great”? Perhaps, they have a great personality. They aren’t the usual stuffy leader. Maybe, it’s because they are concerned with your well-being.

Small Business Compensation Trends for 2018

We’ve developed a special edition of PayScale’s 2018 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) specifically for small businesses. It covers everything from base and variable pay practices to competitive jobs, retention concerns and mergers & acquisitions. Download the free small business edition to gain insights such as: Top compensation priorities and concerns for small businesses in 2018. How small business pay practices differ from other organizational sizes. Ways that small businesses organizations emphasize culture through compensation.

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.

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.

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.

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 […].

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.