It took quite some time for me to warm up to the idea of attending SHRM21, just because a lot has changed since I attended SHRM19, and it has been a struggle to keep my energy up. But the four days of SHRM21 turned out to be just what I needed to get my mojo … Continue reading What #SHRM21 Taught Me About Resilience
Image Source: SHRM The SHRM Annual Conference and Expo is back! The last time I attended the conference was in 2019—which feels like such a long time ago—and that’s because it got canceled in 2020. So, I’m excited and looking forward to my third annual conference. Have you been seeing my countdown on Twitter? Lol. Next … Continue reading Tips for Virtual Networking During SHRM21 (+Quotes from SHRM21 Speakers)
I once worked with a talented teammate who had some persistent work-related issues. Now, we’re best of friends, but at the time, I didn’t know what to make of his behavior at work. All I saw was someone who could hardly stay at his desk, was quite impulsive, and was usually late on deliverables. During … Continue reading ADHD and Work: What It’s Like and How to Manage It | Julie Turney
Last month, a relative reached out to me, asking me to prep her for an upcoming interview. This was going to be her first full-time position since graduating from school, and she needed me to run a mock interview with her. So, I collected her resume and all the details about the position. As we … Continue reading How to Nail Your First Job Interview: 12 Tips From HR Experts
Today, September 26th, is #HRProfessionalDay. It is a day dedicated to everyone who works in HR and an opportunity to appreciate HR professionals for the work we do in organizations. Unlike many HR professionals who “fell” into the profession, I like to say I chose HR. During my undergraduate study, I majored in Business Administration, … Continue reading 4 Misconceptions About HR Professionals
Image Credit: Pixabay Even though it is difficult to admit, we have unconscious biases that influence our interactions and decisions. If we do not check those biases, organizational leaders and HR professionals might create unintended outcomes in the workplace. A few years ago, I didn’t pursue a career opportunity with a particular consulting company. The … Continue reading Can Your Job Posting Attract Diverse Candidates?
Image Credit: SHRM When SHRM canceled the 2020 Annual SHRM Conference due to the pandemic, I felt I had missed out on what would have been another fantastic opportunity to learn and interact with HR professionals from around the world. However, when SHRM announced its brand-new digital series called Tune in Tuesdays, you can imagine … Continue reading Creating a Powerful Workplace Culture: Key Takeaways from Former Netflix CTO, Patty McCord
After completing the 5-part blog series on Mental Health in May, I promised myself that I would rest for a week. One week turned into one month, and here I am in July, without any new blog posts. I realized that there was more to this. I had allowed unpleasant memories from the past to … Continue reading Today, I Choose to Celebrate My Small Wins!
A job search can be an arduous task with many steps. Typically, the first step is to create a resume that convinces the recruiter to consider you for an open position. Think of your resume as a spokesperson or a promotional tool—it is important to create a resume that makes a great first impression to … Continue reading 10 Things You Don’t Need on Your Resume
Source: AdobeStock I always look forward to the weekends because those are times for me to catch up with friends and family. During most weekends, there is often a planned or unplanned phone conversation that occurs, which could last for a couple of hours. Sometimes, those conversations touch on HR-related subjects, especially if we discuss … Continue reading How to Set Employees up for Success During Onboarding