Ayyeeeeeee, Sarah said knock y'all out! I'm gonna knock y'all out! Alright, lets get down to the matter at hand. #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge is back for 2019 thanks to the Creator Sarah Morgan. Last year was my first time being part of the movement and I'm so excited it's time again. While we can always share… Continue reading #BlackBlogsMatter Week 1 — Yup, We Still Matter!
I'm very excited to not only be attending WorkHuman this year, but to also be a blogger for the event! I want to breakdown my session choices day by day. This post is only for Day 2 Breakout Sessions. These breakout session choices are hard, they have some great speakers and topics coming to the… Continue reading HRJazzy #WorkHuman2019 Breakout Session Goals
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 …
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?
SHRMLead just finished, it was a wonderful 2 days in Boston meeting great HR Professionals and Speakers. The weather was chilly, the food was delicious, and the conversations flowed. I'm thankful to receive the chance to attend SHRMLead, along with Carlos and Claire, as part of the SHRMLead Bloggers Trio! I decided on my sessions… Continue reading SHRMLead Recap: Connect, Learn, and Share
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!
If you attended SHRM18 this past June in Chicago, you know that Microsoft had a major booth with the chance to win a brand new Surface Pro Book! It was a great surprise to many. My Surface Pro has made creating blog post (like this one!) much easier and has eliminated my use of other… Continue reading Connecting With Companies that Matter – #SHRM18 Microsoft Special
Injuries in the workplace can be easy as a small cut or as tough as an employee falling out. Depending on your organization, there are a number of possible work injuries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, "In 2016, there were approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers"… Continue reading Workplace Injuries – 3 Tips for HR