Posts Categorized: Community and Connection

Does Volunteer Work Factor into Hiring Decisions?

Should community service be a considering factor in every position or just ones that would require community involvement? Should volunteering factor into interviewing and hiring decisions?

The Carnival of HR Has Come to Town!

Do you hear that? It’s laughter and music floating on the wind beckoning you to come closer. And that delicious smell? Why yes, it’s funnel cake, cotton candy, and corn dogs tempting your stomach. That’s right, the Carnival of HR has come to the Women of HR and its Ringmistress herself is here to welcome…read more

The Power of One

What if you had the power to change someone’s life for the better?

Raise Your Glass: 1 Year of Women of HR

Today is a special day. No, it’s not snuggle a puppy day or everybody gets ice cream day, though I would highly recommend both those things. Especially if you snuggle a puppy while getting ice cream. Just don’t give the puppy the ice cream. Hmm, I seem to have gone off on a tangent here….read more

What Are You Scared Of? Connect.

When you’re dealing with “that” candidate, or have a troublesome employee in for another performance meeting, don’t forget they are just people.

Authenticity in Social Media

Spend a few days in social media and you are bound to meet people trying to build a very deliberate representation of who they’d like to be perceived as versus who they really are. Are you?

What Are You Seen Reading?

With e-books, I can’t spy on what others are reading. That voyeurism gave me fodder for conversation, ideas about what is good to read and told me something about the person.