VIDEO>HR On The Run: Sexism & Preventing “Weinstein’s”

This edition of HR On The Run… Harvey Weinstein, media mogul, founder of Mirimax, producer of incredible movies is now another cliche’ loser.  Not shockingly, he’s admitted to perpetrating rampant sexual abuse towards several actresses, assistants, or other women in the Mirimax organization.  This is really, really awful.  More shameful, people didn’t talk about this […]

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Keep Your Conference From Being a S**t Show! My Tips, even a NEW one.

I’ll be attending the HR Technology Conference and will be speaking at the Fall ERE Recruiting Conference over the next few weeks.  As a speaker for ERE I participated in a virtual QA for all attendees.  Of course many were interested in how to prep for this great conference.  I am here to serve YOU, […]

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VIDEO: #HR On The Run > 4 Tips To Execute Your Emergency Prep Plan

In this Episode of Hr On The Run: In light of the terrible events in Las Vegas this past week, I thought it appropriate to share 4 simple tips to help HR pros execute emergence preparedness plans.  Stay Safe — DB

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#Hamilton files: Good HR Recruiters should hire a Theatre Major

“Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasize about a world we aspire to.”  — Willem Dafoe Sounds like how high-performance teams must work now.  Let me tell you why. I finally saw Hamilton in Chicago.  OMG.  My theatre nerd came out of me in all directions. I got tickets […]

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My Toughest Leave of Absence Situations, A Lesson In Action

My following piece, originally posted on ALEX by JellyVision, is part two in a three part series titled:  My Toughest Leave Of Absence Situations. DB – I’m so glad to be writing my second post for ALEX’s “My Toughest Leave Of Absence Situations” series. As I stated in part one of the series (My Toughest Leave Of Absence Situations: A […]

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Want Affordable, Effective Workers Fast: Hire “Brandless” Employees.

Companies and agencies are continuously trying to find the “holy grail” of talent:  New hires who can do the job well and come at an affordable salary. As an HR pro, I don’t know how many times I’ve been told by hiring managers to find the best talent for the cheapest price possible.  Unfortunately, there have been a few problems with […]

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Fad or Fundamental: Millennials Are The Most Demanding Generation?

Special Note:  Scroll down to the bottom to receive the Dawn Magic Discount Code for this fall’s ClearCompany Talent Success Conference… and now, on to the blog post!    For those of you who want to throw a tomato at my head (gently please) because I’m writing an article about Millennials… slow your roll!  Cause […]

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Keep Your Culture From Becoming The Cult Of Personality

This is likely a no brainer to most, but it can be tricky, so worth exploring.  I am a big, big advocate for the concept of culture in the workplace.  What does cultural advocacy mean?  It means I believe: The way people work around a place is indeed a culture Culture is the appropriate word […]

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Job Transition > Enjoy Limbo While You Wait For Your “McRib”

I am currently in a job transition.  However, this time, before I jump back into the fold, I’ve decided to take a breather from corporate HR.  It’s been a new and enlightening experience for me.  This is the first time since 1996 I’ve had the opportunity to take time between full-time jobs.  That’s a mighty, mighty long […]

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#Leadership Lesson Fm Gregg Allman – Faking It Doesn’t Fly

This week Greg Allman died.  Founding member and keyboardist/guitarist/vocalist for The Allman Brothers, Greg lived a full-life.  Perhaps too full at times, for his cup did overflow many times, but no one would accuse Greg Allman of being boring. Frankly, growing up I wasn’t an Allman brothers fan.  Later in my life, my husband, a huge […]

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