Posts filed under: Career Blog

I recently had the honor of speaking on a panel for International Women’s Day at Accenture in Chicago. The topic was Access. Because I am a fan of acronyms as a way of remembering things, I decided to create an...
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“Sometimes you got to strike ‘ em out without your fastball”.  While watching a recent Blackhawks game, Pat Foley, Chicago Blackhawks announcer, said this quote which he attributed to Harry Caray, longtime Chicago Cubs announcer. Pat was suggesting that when things...
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As a recruiter, I have the privilege of helping companies build strong IT teams-ideally teams that are balanced and diverse as we continue to foster inclusive hiring practices. #HireMoreWomenInTech. I also have had the privilege of working with 1000’s of...
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It seems like in this day in age we are all about saying yes. Be Bold! Make a Scene! Shondra Rhimes, the creator of Grey’s Anatomy, wrote a great book called The Year of Yes. I have friends who have...
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No one can argue that the digital age has created many benefits. As a recruiter, the whole way I connect with people has changed because of technology-from automating emails to LinkedIn connection and social media awareness. One of my favorite...
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You do not have to be a graduate from the University of Texas to fulfill your dreams but when I saw this fellow Longhorn, I felt InspiHERed to share. Nate Boyer was a kid with low self-esteem and no clear...
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I’m reading the book Atomic Habits by James Clear. In the book, he gives an example of 2 people who are resisting a cigarette. When offered a smoke, one person responds, “No thanks, I am trying to quit”. The other...
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I was so excited when I bought myself a pair of workout leggings with flowers on them a few months ago. I have been a basic black person from day one. Just looking at these workout pants made me smile....
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I just went and had my annual eye exam. I’ve had glasses since 5th grade (I didn’t wear them until high school but that’s another story). This year my eyes have improved! Both in my ability to see near and...
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Don’t judge me but I just binge watched Cheer, the new Netflix series, and LOVED it! Surprising because I tried out for cheerleading in 7th grade and did not make it. No surprise to anyone who’s seen my vertical leap...
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