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#SHRMLead - Get to Know Angelina Darrisaw Cheeks




When I was looking through the 2018 SHRM Leadership Development Forum session offerings, "Facilitating for Results: Demonstrating Leadership While Driving Impact for Your Audience" with Angelina Darrisaw Cheeks really caught my attention. As a relatively new leader, I'm always trying to enhance my skills on engaging my audience and making sure I convey information in a way that is...


What New Technology is Coming?


We're here to put a dent in the universe.  Otherwise, why else even be here? ~ Steve Jobs

With the 2018 HR Technology Conference upon us, all my friends are abuzz...... !

What new technology is coming?
What's developing in the AI, Bot and Big Data spaces?
What are the new buzzwords?
Are the old vanguards still relevant?

At HR Tech, exhibitors, entrepreneurs, program managers, bloggers and end users all meet up to find systems to make work better.

Having been in the Human Capital Management (HCM) space for over a decade, I see...


We Need a Real Conversation About the Workplace



There has never been a greater need to talk about what’s happening in the world of work. Workplace issues are more than headlines; they have real-life impact on employees and employers every day.

Now is the time for all those who lead and influence work to engage in a dialogue about the most pressing workplace issues and how to solve them. That starts now and with SHRM.

Today, we are kicking off a global conversation about closing the skills gap, getting business immigration...


#AskAmanda: How to Make the Best of Your State Conference Experience



I recently attended the 2018 HR Florida State Conference. Since this was my fourth year in attendance, I felt like I had a pretty good idea of what to expect. However, a couple of my peers were attending for the first time. After offering suggestions to the first-timers, I thought to myself: I bet there are a ton of people out there that wish they knew how to make the best out of their own state conference experience, so I want to offer the following generalized tips in...






This weekend, I witnessed my world through the eyes of an almost four year old girl.  These lessons know no age limits and can work within your HR Teams.  Please read on…

Who knew a park around the corner, a swimming pool, sidewalk chalk, markers and coloring books could create such joy, giggles and stories?

The power of joy was shared through the eyes of Addie. Her concept of a park was broadened, her confidence in the...


#ClaireShares Impostor Syndrome and Confidence for #HR Young Professionals



Are you starting off in your first professional HR role? This is such an exciting and important time in your career! Even as an HR Assistant, employees will see that your title is HR, and they will come to you with what they need. It may be outside the scope of your job description, but that’s a good thing! You want employees to come and talk to you. This is how you learn. However, this can be overwhelming when you're first starting off. How do you stay calm under pressure...


The Marketing Mix in Talent Acquisition



Marketing 101 was all about the 4 P’s: Product, Price, Promotion and Place. I was fascinated to find out that there were additional 3 P’s in Services Marketing 201: People, Physical Evidence and Processes. The most important being the People, because without this specific “P” it isn’t easy to render a service.

We are service providers. Through a well put together process, we enable organisations to reach their desired goals by putting the right people into the right roles.

When putting together...


Episode 30 - Jon & Wendy talk to Ben Eubanks



We're joined by Ben Eubanks, Principal Analyst with Lighthouse Resarch & Advisory in Huntsville, AL and host of the "We're Only Human" podcast. In this mega sized episode, Ben shares his passion for our profession, how AI is really changing HR, how he gets everything done with a young family at home, and Jon tells the story of how they first met (trust us, you won't believe it).


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#Nextchat: The Recruiter’s Handbook




Many will tell you that recruiting is the most important function in an organization because it’s where potential new employees meet an entire organization for the very first time—and through one person. Recruiters and HR are tasked with creating smart strategies that will attract and win the hearts and minds of the people their organizations need to grow and thrive.

The recruiting function has changed drastically over the past 10 years due to technology and workplace and workforce trends. Employers are finding that, to remain competitive, they must increase their...