At some point in your life, you're going to leave a job. I don't care if it's a grocery store, your family lawn business, babysitting for the Washington's up the street, or a college study aid position. We all say goodbye. What I've found matters most, is how you do it. If you follow my… Continue reading A Hard Goodbye for A New Hello
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
Music and road trips are a big part of my life. While my boyfriend and I have been taking 10 hour road trips these past few weeks looking for a car, we've been listening to a lot of music. I don't always agree with rappers or the things they've done in the past or present… Continue reading Inclusion is a Hell of a Drug
Wow - that is the best way to describe the SOLD OUT SHRM18 Annual Conference! It's the last day, the hardest day, the day when you realize those lessons you've been writing down or tweeting out must be put to work. When you are required to go back to work and for most, teach and… Continue reading #SHRM18 – What Now?
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
DAYS! Can you believe we are 40 days away from Chicago? It's becoming real! So much to do getting prepared to leave work for multiple days and spend some time learning and unwinding in the city! While packing for the conference is important, and will be an upcoming post, it's very important that… Continue reading #SHRM18 First Time Attendee – 10 Must Haves Inside the Conference
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!