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August 2020

One of my favorite activities around the house is to mow my lawn. I mean it. I enjoy it because it takes between 2 to 3 hours to do it. I’m a bit old fashioned in that I walk to mow. It’s incredible excercise which allows me to let my thoughts wander and have a good think.

August 26, 2020

 

 

 

A cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) is an increase in wages, salaries or benefits, usually based on an objective measure that estimates how much additional money a typical person or household needs to maintain their standard of living. With the current situation being that many companies will have a remote workforce through 2021, COLA has been top of mind for HR leaders recently.

August 26, 2020
August 25, 2020

 

In this video, Self Made Millennial Madeline Mann shares the four things that you MUST do when preparing for a job interview. Madeline will teach you how to prep for - and pass - any job interview with these critically important tips.

Get ready to ace that interview. Wifi hi-five!

 

August 24, 2020

 

If we’re talking about race then we’ve got to honor Dr. King. I visited the Martin Luther King, Jr. Museum on my 6th wedding anniversary weekend.

Here are 5 career lessons from the civil rights leader.

Set your sights high.

August 18, 2020

  

 

When you’re working hard on culture change, it’s natural for your team to feel skeptical.

After all, you’ve been thinking about this for a while.

You’re committed to engagement and making a difference.

August 17, 2020

 

 

I’ve been married for 9 years, and my husband and I have 1 child.

I got my first ever credit card in 2019.

I’m a stay-at-home mom (by choice) with no live-in nanny or regular sitter (by choice), and I work one full day during the workweek (by choice). It's been that way since the beginning of my independent practice, aside from a 12-week period where I was without my daughter for two workdays.

August 13, 2020

 

 

The August session of SHRM’s “Tune in Tuesday” featured a great discussion by Rob Chesnut, the former Chief Ethics Officer and General Counsel for Airbnb and author of the book “Intentional Integrity.”

August 12, 2020

 

 

Artificial Intelligence (AI) for HR is still in its early stages, but it can provide new efficiencies and greater effectiveness around the fundamental human process of engaging with, training and retaining the most critical of all resources—people. 

August 11, 2020

 

 

If you took a poll right now in workplaces, the title of this post might be “to survive” or “just exist.” It’s tough right now. The work environment is being tested and challenged in ways it hasn’t in our lifetime.

August 7, 2020

 

 

 

Taking time off is something many people will avoid when job security is at the forefront of someone’s mind. As a leader or HR professional, navigating how to go about asking employees to use their paid-time-off during these times can be a challenging task. 

August 6, 2020

Even though it is difficult to admit, we have unconscious biases that influence our interactions and decisions.

August 6, 2020

I know a ton of HR Pros right now who have been charged by their organizations to go out and “Diversify” their workforce. 

August 4, 2020

There is no denying 2020 has delivered an abundance of challenges for all of us, both personally and professionally. Just when it looked like we could start planning for life after COVID-19, and begin to navigate a shaky economy, the explosive pain of racial injustice contorted our society.

August 3, 2020

We cannot package human oppression as a module. Our work moving forward will involve a far more complex approach to organizational change.

August 3, 2020

Company leaders have a tremendous opportunity right now to build real trust with people of color by being intentional about the conversations happening in the workplace.

August 3, 2020

Often the trickiest part of black Millennial diversity and inclusion is educating people who can't fully relate, don't acknowledge or don't really understand the day-to-day ramifications of the problem. 

August 3, 2020