Can Your Job Posting Attract Diverse Candidates?

©Gerd Altmann/Pixabay Even though it is difficult to admit, we have unconscious biases that influence our interactions and decisions in the workplace. If we do not check those biases, organizational leaders and HR professionals might create unintended outcomes.  A few years ago, I didn’t pursue a career opportunity with a particular consulting company. The reason … Continue reading Can Your Job Posting Attract Diverse Candidates?

Never Give Up!

© nattapan72/Adobe Stock "The most important thing is to never give up, never give in to circumstances, believe yourself, and to soldier on, no matter what's in your way." — Luka Modrić I came across this quote during a challenging time in my life, and it was just what I needed to see. Have you ever … Continue reading Never Give Up!

My #SHRM19 Experience: Highlights and Takeaways

Since I returned from Las Vegas, I have been reminiscing about my experience at the SHRM 2019 Annual Conference & Exposition (#SHRM19). I thought it would be worth sharing in a blog post. From June 23rd to 26th, 2019, the city of Las Vegas was buzzing with so many HR people. With a total of … Continue reading My #SHRM19 Experience: Highlights and Takeaways

Life Lessons From a Hiking Trip

Heading to the Maryland Heights trailhead | Photo by Osasumwen Arigbe On a beautiful Saturday morning this summer, my friends and I went on a hiking trip in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. It was an early trip, and the weather was just perfect for hiking. Before this trip, I had looked for opportunities to visit … Continue reading Life Lessons From a Hiking Trip

The Occupational Phenomenon Called Employee Burnout

© contrastwerkstatt/Adobe Stock Employee burnout is fast becoming prevalent in many workplaces and is also a recurring theme in my day-to-day conversations with people. Unfortunately, many workplaces dismiss the subject and make it more of the employee’s issue than a workplace issue.  "Burn-out is a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not … Continue reading The Occupational Phenomenon Called Employee Burnout

Reasons To Look Forward To #SHRM19

Yay! Counting down to #SHRM19. In June 2018, I attended my first SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition (#SHRM18) without knowing what to expect. SHRM stands for The Society of Human Resource Management and is the largest HR professional society in the world. With over 300,000 members worldwide and serving as the leading provider of resources … Continue reading Reasons To Look Forward To #SHRM19

Expressing the Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace

© Wayhome Studio/Adobe Stock In recognition of Valentine’s Day, a group of employees engaged in an exercise around love languages. The task was for them to identify and discuss their love languages among themselves. The goal was for each person to have a better understanding of how they like to show or receive love in … Continue reading Expressing the Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace