Best way to celebrate International Women’s Day, Quit Saying Your Sorry

I am a woman. I’ve navigated a successful HR career. I’ve lead HR Boards. I’ve helped create award-winning workplaces. I’ve spoken internationally on HR/Leadership topics. And, I still have the habit of saying sorry when it’s not warranted. It’s almost a form of verbal garbage, just like saying “um” or “like”. And it doesn’t help […]

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Oscar Time! Which Best Pic Looks Like Your Career Page?

It’s OSCAR time.  Me and the gang at Three Ears Media (I’m looking at you Katrina) love a great movie! I mean, have you seen The Wife yet? omg. On that note, we also love a great career website. To honor Oscar season, I did a mashup of Best Picture nominees with the types of […]

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New Jobs & The Beginner’s Mindset

Approximately a month ago I officially joined Three Ears Media with my partner in crime Katrina Kibben. We are a workplace solutions company focused on helping HR teams become self-sufficient recruitment marketers, understand their corporate culture and up their overall candidate experiences. We create hiring cultures that connect with candiates. It’s been a ride. A […]

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On DBHR> It’s LinkedIn #TalentConnect Week!

Hello Friends!  I’m happy to announce the beginning of LinkedIn Talent Connect Week at DBHR.  Next Week (October 8-11, 2018) LinkedIn is having their annual Talent Connect conference in Anaheim, CA.  I’m thrill to announce I will both cover and present at this event, hosted by one of the greatest talent connectors on the globe.  […]

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When A Colleague Gets Their Just Rewards, Graciousness Wins

We’ve all dealt with a colleague or boss who treated us poorly. It hasn’t been the norm in my world, so when it has happened occasionally, I’d channel the five stages of grief in 48 hours: Denial: Did that just happen Anger: Eff that guy! Bargaining: Was it me? Man I stink, do I need […]

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HR On The Run >Starbucks Diversity Training & De-escalating Anger

Now that I work from home, there are times I have to get out of the house. You guessed it, I do the rest of my work from Starbucks. I’ve talked to a handful of Starbucks employees and got their take on the diversity training given a few weeks back. One of their responses had […]

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@Dawnhburke #SHRM18 Spotify Playlist

OK – I bit. Someone challenged me to create a #SHRM18 conference playlist.  Since I love music, and listen to lots of it – I said sure thing. So, here is my playlist.  Songs can be attributed to HR functions, summer songs,  songs you’ll wanna play as you walk 4 miles across the conference center […]

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Corporate Diversity Leaders: Less Focus On Demographics, More On Belonging

“There are champions of “diversity” and there are champions of a “demographic”. We need to be more concerned when something happens to one of us; it’s really happened to ALL of us. Being a champion of diversity means being a champion for everyone across ALL inter-sectionally, not just the familiar” — Candi Castleberry Singleton, VP […]

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#SHRM18 > 4 Speakers #HR Can’t Miss If You Want To Re-Skill

Hello Friends! I am going to be covering the SHRM National Conference this month in Chicago, IL (yes, one of my fav states).  Since I go, speak, and write for a lot of conferences (I’m a nerd), I want to share some love with you.  I mean, we know HR pros and leaders need to […]

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WEBINAR! Join me > L&D “Selfies”: How To Customize Programs To Make Employees CEO of Their Careers

Hey Gang!  If you are a leader of Culture, Engagement, HR, Learning and Dev, don’t miss this one.  I’m happy to host this webinar:  L&D “Selfies”: How To Customize Programs To Make Employees CEO of Their Careers.  This one is brought to you by the great folks at Clear Company and HR.com.  This one is […]

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