Social Media

#TimSackettDay Honors Victorio Milian

January 23, 2015

Today is the fourth annual celebration of Tim Sackett Day. It was started by HR blogger Laurie Ruettimann back in the day when she blogged at The Cynical Girl. Tim Sackett Day honors the unsung heroes in human resources – people who may or may not make the list of “Top HR Influencers.” But they are […]

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Top People Equation Posts of 2014

December 31, 2014

It’s time for a bit of reflection before the New Year hits tomorrow. So I took a page from my post Tips for Wrapping Up the Year  and looked at the People Equation posts that got the most traffic in 2014. Here are a few conclusions that I draw from this list that might be […]

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11 Articles on Interviewing, Employee Onboarding and Leadership

February 20, 2014

Looking for some useful articles on interviewing, new employee onboarding and leadership? Check out last month’s articles on my HR Answers page – I was in the mood to write!   First, I did a set of articles on the ways that organizations and the hiring managers who work there can improve their hiring practices: […]

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5 Tips for Building a Successful Blog

December 31, 2013

What makes a blog “successful”? You can slice that definition any number of ways. For me, it’s a combination of three things: Engagement: how many people share the blog socially and comment on the blog? Opportunity creation: in what ways did the blog create opportunities for me professionally? Practicing the craft: how can I build […]

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Women Who Talk, Write and Live Leadership

February 25, 2013

When I wrote the post 37 Women with Interesting Things to Say About Leadership, I knew there would be many women within my network that I overlooked. Thankfully, my community helped out and offered these examples of women who offer leadership resources and commentary – via their blogs, their social media presence and their daily […]

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Making Magic Happen with Social Media

December 1, 2012

  For the past couple of months, I’ve been participating in social media training with Becky Robinson of Weaving Influence. Becky said something the other day that really hit home with me: When it comes to social media, the magic really happens when you show up. I’ve been at this social media thing for several […]

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How to Build a Successful HR Blog – Free Webinar

June 12, 2012

Are you a blogger who covers the topics of human resources, recruiting or human capital management? If so, you may be interested in a free webinar being hosted by The Starr Conspiracy this Thursday, June 14th, 2012. The webinar is a value-add for the HR Blogger Network that I belong to. (Inside tip: they’re looking […]

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Drive Thru HR & The People Equation

May 3, 2012

Today I’m excited to be a guest on the popular blog talk radio show, Drive Thru HR, hosted by William Tincup and Bryan Wempen. Things are pretty free-flowing on their show, so it’s anybody’s guess where our conversation will take us. We’ll start talking HR and the “people equation”‘ but who knows where we’ll end […]

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What’s In a (CEO) Name?

April 28, 2011

Once again, data culled from social media has allowed us to dig ever-deeper into the lives of the people around us. Up for discussion: to what extend does one’s name contribute to ascension to the top spot in the business world? According to a recent Fast Company article, business social media site LinkedIn has been doing some […]

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Friends Don’t Let Friends Stay in Their Comfort Zone

January 13, 2011

  This weekend I posted the following comment on my personal Facebook page:     As so often happens with social media, my “posse” rallied to my side, offering lots of encouragement.  One note of encouragement was especially helpful to me. It was sent via private message, but I’ve received permission to anonymously republish it here […]

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