Human Resources

New Employee Introductions… Where Did They Go?

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash New Employee Introduction’s:  The Good, The Bad, and The Nonexistent Two sayings/words of wisdom that immediately come to my mind as I sit here writing this post, are: “team work makes the dream work,” and “there is no I in team.”  Both of these highlight the important role that a team plays in a given situation. The dream…

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The Conundrum of Ineffective Communication

    If I were more familiar with how the stock market worked, I would buy stock in key making because although it is said that communication is “key,” locksmiths all over should be running ‘round re keying, restoring, and replacing the faulty keys of ineffective communication. In most settings, situations, and relationships, communication is the difference between function and…

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Positive Attitude and Presence: Why It Matters.

  As a professional, I do my best to ensure that my daily interactions with others are met with a positive attitude and presence. While these may seem like easy to do no-brainer characteristics that are key for any professional, for some they are easier said than done. How many of you reading this, can come up a list of people…

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Job Fair “A” Game

  I, like many other Human Resource professionals wear many hats, one of which is recruiting. While recruiting consists of many aspects, meeting eager (hmmm…not always) job seekers at Job Fairs, is one of my favorites. The energy boost of being in a room filled with other employers who are just as excited (hmmm…not always) as I am to meet and educate those on…

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A Resume’s Purpose

A couple months ago, I had the opportunity to meet with a group of professions representing a variety of Human Service Agencies who help job seekers living with disabilities, place themselves in skill matched work environments. During this session which lasted about an hour and a half, I led the group in a discussion which I named “A Resume’s Purpose.” After…

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