Hey HRNewbies, it's been a while since I've addressed a topic for you specifically, but I've had this on my mind a lot lately and feel that it needs to be discussed. A few people have been reaching out regarding questions of what they should do next in the steps to becoming an HR Professional… Continue reading Experience Matters
Diversity and Inclusion ... what exactly is it? Diversity - "Diversity is any dimension that can be used to differentiate groups and people from one another. In a nutshell, it’s about empowering people by respecting and appreciating what makes them different, in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, education, and national origin"… Continue reading The Unpopular Opinion of a Black Woman
I'm not sure if my HRJazzy Readers have heard or not, but, little ole me will be co-hosting this Wednesdays #SHRMNextchat on Twitter with the new SHRM CEO and President Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. Check out all the details here and hopefully, you can join in! HRNewbies is a strong passion of mine because I'm… Continue reading HRNewbies – An Experience of a Lifetime!
SHRM18 is coming, we are less than 100 days from boarding our planes or getting in our cars to travel to Chicago and embarking on a new year of networking and learning from the speakers and vendors during the conference. Being an SHRM18 Blogger (YAY!) I’ve been given the opportunity to interview a few speakers… Continue reading #SHRM18 Speakers to Meet – Dr. Melanie Peacock
Whew, we've made it 28 Days on this journey. Consciousness: the state of being awake and aware of one's surroundings/the awareness or perception of something by a person. Black Consciousness: awareness of one's identity as a black person, especially as a basis for a political grouping or movement. It's interesting to see how alike, but also… Continue reading #BlackBlogsMatter #BlackConsciousness Day 28
Hold on to your seats, this is going to be a long one. Week 4 of the #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge has come with a lot of different topics, as always. Head over to @BlckBlgsMttr twitter account to find out about all the topics and stay up to date on the authors sharing their flavors. I'm going to be… Continue reading #BlackBlogsMatter A Week In Review — Too Much
The Oxford Dictionary defines Reverse Racism as - prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism on the basis of race directed against a member of a dominant or privileged racial group. There some days that I feel certain, not all, white people need to be recognized so much that they will spit anything out of their mouths. It's… Continue reading Reverse Racism Isn’t Real #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge Day 20
I had to write about this, it's who I aspire to be. The #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge has really made me go deep in history and learn things that were never taught to me in a classroom. It has inspired me to find out more about the men and women who spoke truth in a movement… Continue reading Young Black and Gifted #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge Day 17
Hi, it's me, a certified Daddy's Girl! My parents have 4 girls and no boys, please don't fake cry for him, having us girls was the best thing that ever happened in life. Fathers are an important part in a child's life, male or female. My father is a quiet man, he speaks when he… Continue reading #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge Day 16 – My Dad is the Best!!!
Solange gave us an entire song and folks still won't listen - Don't Touch My Hair Back when India Arie wasn't periodically problematic, she made the Black Woman hair anthem w/ Akon - I Am Not My Hair Hair is very sacred in the black community. Some of us have taken years to love the craziness… Continue reading It’s My Hair #BlackBlogsMatter Challenge #Day8