Career Development

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The disruptions of COVID-19 have brought new challenges to our communities, our workplaces, and our profession. HR professionals have been the first responders of the workplace in the midst of the global pandemic as we grapple with new data and directives about the novel coronavirus that can change by the day.

July 2, 2020

 

 

HR is a profession that requires continuous professional development. 

Human resources professionals are an integral part of every business. It’s important they are taking care of their needs so they can fully assist others.

June 8, 2020

 

Don't let fear stop you from making meaningful career shifts.

Last week, I shared news of my voluntary resignation from my job. On the heels of this announcement, I was shocked by the number of people who came forward to express their utter astonishment at my decision to exit without something already lined up and went on to share their own stories of wanting a career change but being too afraid to do it. 

January 21, 2020

 

 

Thomas Newcomen invented the steam engine in 1712. From an early age, Watt was good at engineering and math. He studied instruments in London before returning to Scotland to set up his own business, which did not go so well.

December 30, 2019

NSBA Executive Director and CEO Thomas J. Gentzel, with SHRM President and CEO. 

 

There is a growing economic crisis in our country that is going largely unnoticed. It threatens our current and future prosperity as individuals and as a nation. Not since the 1930s, just before the Great Depression, have we faced such a daunting challenge: filling good jobs when there are not enough people available to staff them.

October 3, 2019

 

 

The SHRM 2019 Annual Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas will go down in history as one of our best ever with 25,000 attendees from 96 countries, 1,534 international representatives, 900 volunteers and 650 exhibitors.

Thousands of HR professionals have returned to their workplaces re-energized with new ideas and solutions to make work better.

July 8, 2019

 

Your CEO’s top worries are workforce related. The Global Leadership Forecast 2018 from DDI reported that building a leadership pipeline and retaining their top talent are worry #1 and #2. And they are right to worry, because a motivated workforce is truly a competitive advantage that ensures today’s top priorities are achieved and that people are learning, developing and growing in order to successfully address tomorrow’s challenges.

February 24, 2019

 

 

What'll You Have...What'll You Have? is chanted across the counter if you visit the iconic Varsity in Atlanta. Your response will most likely be a chili dog or two and a Varsity frosted orange.  

How is it we can step up to the counter and tell the staff what we want to order, however, asking for what we want in life is so much more difficult?

January 16, 2019

 

 

So, another year down and another begins.  Big deal.  Isn’t it just another day?  Can’t I just make my mind up to be something more and someone better on any other day of the year?  Well, yes.

January 3, 2019

 

 

 

From time to time, I receive emails and messages from people asking how to deal with workplace situations.  Over the last couple months, a theme is emerging around colleagues who try to derail your career and how to respond.

December 11, 2018

 

 

You may or may not have noticed that I have taken some time off from writing lately.  I have done a few pieces for a new concept at SHRM #NotionsByNicole found here.

December 5, 2018

 

John Wooden-if you are a basketball fan, this name speaks volumes.  For those of us over the age of 50 (for me almost 60) Coach Wooden is synonymous with success with class.  I often talk with others now about how many leaders seek success without class or without integrity, but short-term success without integrity is like sugar, the short term impact may help you get through a quick issue, but the long term impact of sugar is fleeting.

November 14, 2018

Career Diversity Is a Builder – In Today’s Increasingly Diverse Workforce and Economy, Embrace it.
 

As a former NCAA Student-Athlete, no day was the same, each opponent created a new challenge as did a rigorous academic schedule and no season nor semester was like the previous one.  This experience prepared me to be adaptive, prepared and embracing towards new opportunities throughout my career path. 

October 24, 2018

 

I was reading an article that appeared in an online newspaper called Vox. The article, I spoke to hundreds of American men who still can’t find work, written by Andrew L. Yarrow, took the tack that many men are unemployed because of “society.” As I read the article example after example talked about men who had made bad decisions in their lives and were making little attempt to alter those decisions.

September 18, 2018