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I love trivia. I remember being obsessed with the game of Facts in Five when I was very young. Then came Trivial Pursuit. The idea I wish I had! I spent years going to Wednesday Night Trivia with some girlfriends...
As a recruiter for 25 years many people who I worked with at the beginning of my career are now approaching the last 10 years of their careers. Given that I work with Information/Digital technologists they happen to be in...
I heard a story about a school near where I live that had something called the Head of Household Stipend that would give a teacher extra money in their paycheck every month. A single mom with 3 kids who taught...
While getting my certification from Cornell in Diversity, Inclusion and Unconscious Bias I learned about a really cool study done by Dov Eden with the Israeli military. He told a group of trainers that the next batch of trainees had...
I am a fan of Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos. The company I started buying my shoes from because I did not have to pay to have them shipped to me AND it was free to ship them back!  This...
Work is very busy. Yes, that is a good thing. Though I am working a tremendous amount this is better than the alternative. In fact, I am so busy sometimes I actually schedule time to breathe in my calendar! Being...
I recently watched a Lisa Nichols YouTube video. She was talking about something she learned as a young coach on how to create a powerful elevator pitch, something she called the S.N.A.A.P. As I listened to her, I realized that...
I recently gave a workshop to a tech company on interviewing that covered the laws, gave examples of what you can and cannot ask during an interview and some best practice interview guidelines. The meat of the workshop was solid....