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Ushering in a Fresh Start

Ushering in a Fresh Start

It’s the dawn of the new season, the days are longer, the sun is brighter and the air is fresher.  For kids, spending endless days adrift sprinkle their thoughts.  For adults, working career moms and entrepreneurs, it’s thanked God, the days are longer! I...

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IDK…

IDK…

Rarely am I put into a situation where I cannot see things from a full 360-degree viewpoint. I tend to think, rehash, and then rethink every situation or concept that I want to initiate before I do so. Being a minority business owner the onus of having to know all the...

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Candidates

Ushering in a Fresh Start

Ushering in a Fresh Start

It’s the dawn of the new season, the days are longer, the sun is brighter and the air is fresher.  For kids, spending endless days adrift sprinkle their thoughts.  For adults, working career moms and entrepreneurs, it’s thanked God, the days are longer! I...

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10 Ways to Vet a Candidate

10 Ways to Vet a Candidate

What is your favorite way to vet a candidate? To help find good ways to vet a candidate, we asked HR experts and business leaders this question for their best tactics. From checking their references to asking the right kind of questions in their interviews, there are...

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IDK…

IDK…

Rarely am I put into a situation where I cannot see things from a full 360-degree viewpoint. I tend to think, rehash, and then rethink every situation or concept that I want to initiate before I do so. Being a minority business owner the onus of having to know all the...

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Recruiters

Go Ahead: Thank Your Worst, Most Terrible Boss.

Go Ahead: Thank Your Worst, Most Terrible Boss.

No one wants to make mistakes – they can be humiliating, frightening and even paralyzing. How we respond to our mistakes, and the reactions from others can be the difference between “waking up” and learning and “shutting down” and carrying a burden for a long time.

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Are Counter Offers a Good Thing

Are Counter Offers a Good Thing

The road to finding a new career opportunity is often riddled with twists and turns. It is not unusual to enter into conversations with an employer for a new job, only to find out they “moved in a different direction” and left you without substantive feedback on what your candidacy was lacking.

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Employers

Candidate interview questions hiring managers should ask

Candidate interview questions hiring managers should ask

In order to ensure that you are hiring the right candidate, you need to do an excellent job recruiting, vetting candidates and of course, conducting in-depth interviews. In fact, some companies are known for putting their candidates through rigorous interviews with several employees to make sure they are the perfect fit for the position.

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Survivor’s Guilt

Survivor’s Guilt

Survivor’s Guilt pertains to how an employee may feel after a massive layoff has occurred. With all of the transitioning that has been caused by the pandemic, I wanted to provide a few scenarios and tips of how to help those move forward after colleagues have been left behind.

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In Living Color

In Living Color

Being that we live in “real time,” social media and virtual interviewing has sped up the process of interacting with potential hiring managers like never before. It’s perplexing why candidates opt to use outdated photos of themselves on LinkedIn and other sites that require an image.

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13 Great Personal Development Goals for Work

13 Great Personal Development Goals for Work

It can be difficult to think beyond the bounds of your everyday duties on the job, but there is a huge benefit to setting and executing personal development goals with regard to work. The more you invest in yourself as a professional, the greater your chances of advancing your career through your newfound skills or knowledge.

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Diversity Series Part 1: What’s Your Favorite Food?

Diversity Series Part 1: What’s Your Favorite Food?

With everything that has happened over the last few weeks, I thought about the above concept, as colleagues and media outlets contacted me to gain perspective on the diversity conversation. They wanted to know how hiring practices would be affected as we move forward from the ash and rumble of the riots.

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