Listening Is Your Secret Superpower

If there’s one thing you should know about me, it’s that I’m a reader. I’m constantly seeking out ways to learn, absorb, and grow. Right now, I’m finishing up Eric Barker’s book, Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong, and there’s a particularly interesting […]

Things Women Need to Be Successful in the Workplace

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Being a woman in the workplace isn’t easy. There are a lot of uncertainties, pitfalls and other challenges to navigate. Recently, I was asked to speak about how women can be successful in the workplace. A growing number of organizations are committed not to just hiring women but their development in various workplace leadership roles, regardless of their […]

Creating a Supportive Work Culture

Overworked, without recognition and underpaid to boot. This is a common complaint by employees and a reason that many believe their teams are unhappy, but the HRM Canada article Are Your Workers Underutilized? – How to Tap Into Their Potential reveals an alternative explanation, and it might be the secret to supercharging teams. “85% of […]

How to Be Strategic in HR (Part 1)

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Subscribe to our RSS feed and check back for Part 2 of this series discussing Strategic HR.  The role of HR is constantly evolving and changing. Its roots are firmly planted in administrative duties, but the industry looks vastly different today than it has in the past. One of the most obvious ways that it […]

15 Social Media Stats to Share with Your Senior Business Leader

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Let’s get real about Social Media for a minute, shall we? I’m always a little surprised when I walk into a senior leadership meeting with a company or client, and the lack of understanding and information that happens when we discuss the topic of social media in the workplace. Only Small Percentages of Senior Leaders […]

5 Benefits of a Data-Driven Recruitment Strategy

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Although overall job gains have slowed, according to 2016 JOLTS (Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey) there continues to be more job openings than hires being made. Companies cannot hire fast enough to keep up with their workforce demands and competition is fierce for those high potential people who will deliver innovative solutions or go above and beyond […]