HR management

Stupid is what stupid does. Another resume story

Another resume story A professor recently said to me that the least savvy consumer, (“I’m being politically correct, he actually said the dumbest) is the one that believes in branding with no substantive corroboration and those are the ones business owners typically target in the beginning. Wow! Nowadays, everyone is an expert and many “professional” resume […]

SIM-The Self Identifying Moniker

I’m all for creativity and individuality, but people please consider your child’s future when you decide on naming your child after your second cousin plus your grandfather’s middle name and favorite pet.  What’s in a name? I can tell you what’s not supposed to be in a name, a way to identify a candidate and […]

Healthy employee= Healthy dividends for all concerned

President Obama has accomplished something he’s wanted for a long time. Universal healthcare for US citizens. Of course there are 2 sides to every story and just like other social systems, an increase or inundation of sick people means long lines, longer wait times and wait lists. But, one way employers can contribute to cracking […]

Turning the tide in employment.. Independent Contracting 1099 Style

An organization’s effectiveness relating to its processes and people has always been a human resource management concern in a macro environment and with the growing diversity in employment populations many organizations are realizing there is a need to go beyond basic functional HR management and examine strategic concepts in a quantifiable way to maximize operability. […]

Thanks for adding some gumption to the recipe for success

Someone recently asked me what one of my greatest challenges has been as a female business owner who has served in a very male dominated field; Program Management within in the federal sector. I feel very fortunate because I had a very strong male mentor when I first began my career in program management who was […]

What not to wear

I encourage my female clients to be true their personal style, but to bear in mind that conservative business attire is still best.  Wearing tasteful items that emphasize their femininity is fine, such as skirts and slightly higher heels is also okay, but I believe in moderation, less is more, whether in make-up, jewelry or […]

Attitude adjustment or Career change

Part of the reason many people are unhappy and share that unhappiness at work is because they forget…IT”S WORK!!! However, if people find themselves job jumping then that would be a definitive mark of possibly being in the wrong field or not targeting a more satisfying position within that field. One of the ways to […]