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The HUMAN in HR

Human Resources often gets a bad rap. You only have to watch popular movies to see HR portrayed as a stereotype; the cold , analytical and callous approach to people management like George Clooney in “Up in the Air”, the oblivious and inept HR manager in “Keeping up with the Joneses”...

Is the resume dead?

You should know that I don’t actually answer that question here (sorry) but I’ve been wondering so figured I would do it out loud. When I started in HR, resumes were the primary way to get your information into the hands of recruiters. We used the resumes to assess skills, qualifications, fit...

Protect your professional brand

What does your social media brand say about you? Have you invested time in creating a LinkedIn profile that aligns with your professional career but neglected to see what the rest of your social media accounts say behind the scenes? Years ago, a co-worker showed me a new internet site that...

Work your network

My husband is an expert salesman. He worked in various industries before acquiring and growing his own business. He’s excellent at what he does because he truly understands that the deals he makes come from the relationships he builds. He remembers your name, where you work and anything you’ve told him about your...