Posts By: Tamkara Adun

{Career Advice} Kindness In The Workplace.

Editor’s Note:  Several of our Women of HR writers have come together to share some of the best pieces of career advice they’ve received.  Their series of posts will run over the next couple of weeks.  Enjoy!   Buzzwords.  As much as we love to hate them, it’s almost impossible to avoid them especially in…read more

The Trailing Spouse: To Be or Not To Be??

The Wikipedia describes a Trailing Spouse as “a person who follows his or her life partner to another city because of a work assignment.” It goes further to explain that the life of The Trailing Spouse is fraught with many challenges that may impact on their personal and professional lives. Challenges such as: Professional Sacrifice…read more

Nurturing the 80%

There’s so much on the blogosphere about how to motivate and retain your High Potential employees and top performers. This is great because you do want to retain the lot of them if you want to maintain and increase your competitive edge.

There is research to show that employers will actively seek out and reward their top 10% or 20%, because it is believed that that select group will be responsible for the bulk of their productivity and will outperform the rest of their counterparts.

A Beautiful Moment – and a Lesson – From Euro Soccer 2012

Daily occurrences mirror life and if we take note we can glean pearls of wisdom. Bring your children to your field. Expose them as much as possible. Let them know and understand what it is that you do. Make them partakers of your victories and your losses. It will be an enriching experience for all concerned. Work and the home front do not have to be mutually exclusive

Ladies Who Share Too Much

Ladies, we love to share and the things that interest us will have equal appeal to others, right? Wrong!

Time Away. For Me.

A very wise woman once said to me “It’s OK to be selfish – we’ve got to take care of ourselves and sometimes.”

Fanta Diallo

What drives great employees up the wall? Unfulfilled expectations and broken promises.