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?
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
© 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
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
© 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
© Andrey Popov/Adobe Stock One of the highlights of 2018 was seeing the attention that the subject of mental health received globally. This awareness of mental health issues has shown us the importance of creating environments that support the mental well-being of people. In my role, one of the areas of HR that I champion … Continue reading Simple Ways to Prioritize Your Mental Well-being in the Workplace
I have learned that different psychological phases come with starting a new job. Let’s use this scenario: You followed the activities of Company X for years and wished to be part of such a great organization. Finally, an opportunity emerged, and you wasted no time in pursuing it. You got called for an interview, and … Continue reading Overcoming Reality Shock in the Workplace
Recently, I received a call from a friend I hadn’t heard from in a while. Typically, when calls like this come in, I want to catch up on everything including work. The last time we talked, he had just gotten a new job in the tech industry and so I was excited to learn about … Continue reading Anyone Can Be a Micromanager