In a few days, and probably already written, New Year resolutions will be started. People will be headed to the gym, starting new diets, positions, journaling, etc. I did a vision board for 2018, so I understand the pull. But, I have one primary request for 2019, as people (and especially companies) go into the… Continue reading My 2019 Request …
Honesty is key! And being honest with yourself means admitting to the horrible practices you hold when it comes to being in charge of others. Now, wait a minute, it doesn't mean you can't turn it around and it doesn't mean you're doing it on purpose. Working in retail and food service industry, I've found… Continue reading Are YOU The Horrible Boss?
#MondayMotivation Quick Read "Leadership is also a mindset-you've either decided that you are leadership-ready, or you decided that you are willing to be led and have someone else control your destiny" Author - Margaret Spence. Last week was pretty busy for most, I planned on doing a lot of work to get ready for some… Continue reading Are You Ready to Lead?
Recently, I was given the opportunity to speak as a panelist for a webinar on The Value and Impact of Recognition on Human Resources Today website, sponsored by impraise, both great websites you should visit! The recording is now available, if you'd like to go back and watch. Recognition in the workplace can hold a… Continue reading Recognition in the Workplace – 4 Steps to Getting It Right
Loyalty is interesting, it comes in many forms. You might be loyal to a relationship, a family member, a friendship, or in this case, an organization. But, what you need to understand is, are they loyal to you? I'm loyal to a fault when it comes to organizations. I think about how my departure will… Continue reading End of the Year Check – Who Is Loyal to YOU?
It’s been a little bit since I’ve put out a full blog post. It seems that around this time every year, I take a month off from blogging and give myself some time to rest and create new content that can help emerging HR Professionals and the HR community as a whole. Well now, I… Continue reading #DisruptHRHSV Videos Are Here!!
Making decisions in your career can be very difficult. When you're not sure which road to take, getting others to take a chance on you isn't easy. Over the last few years, younger generations have received a lot of backlash for choosing to leave a company, but not enough credit for realizing what we want… Continue reading Becoming the Best You!
True Fact: I used to (and still kind of do) hate networking. It's hard! Walking up to a stranger and trying to make small talk to find out about them and how you both could potentially help each other, has never been my strongest trait. Thankfully, I do have great friends who help me connect… Continue reading Networking for an HRNewbie – 3 Quick Tips If You’re Looking!
We all know these haven't been the best last few weeks for SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) and the President and CEO, Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. I've spoken up about my concerns regarding the "partnership" between SHRM and this horrible administration. SHRM came into my life approximately 3 months before I started my official… Continue reading Opinions from the Non-Certified HR Pro
If you haven't heard about DisruptHR - The Rebellious Future of HR, you're missing out! I wrote about DisruptHR last August, Creating A Boom in HR - DisruptHR Special, so its funny to me that the event is happening this month! I wasn't sure it would make it to Huntsville anytime soon! Check out the… Continue reading #DisruptHRHSV Is Happening!