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Career Development 3.0 -  Career Pathing and Reskilling

career development career pathing reskilling

Reskilling, career pathing, talent development – all of these concepts are important to me both personally and professionally. Too often, I see people plateau in their careers because they have not dedicated

2019 HR Tech – Insights, Observations, and Predictions

Talent Management HR Tech

I finally had the opportunity to attend the HR Tech Conference, joining thousands of other HR practitioners and vendors in a four-day full immersion on all things tech. The show was massive – 500 exhibitors, 100

Why Outplacement Provides An Important Societal Benefit

Outplacement

Three years ago, I wrote an Outplacement Manifiesto blog when I was the President of The Frontier Group. I merged my firm with CMP last year. Our new organization still shares the beliefs about what is right,

HR Tech Cannot Solve Everything

Outplacement HR Tech

I have to admit that I am a major HR Tech geek. I read everything that I can about it, am the first one to jump into any conversation about the Future of Work, and am treating my upcoming trip the 2019 HR Tech

How Did LinkedIn Become The Safest Place On Social Media?

social media LinkedIn

Over the weekend, I read an interesting New York Times article (along with a couple of opinion pieces about the article) that talked about how LinkedIn has earned the distinction of being a controversy-free zone on

HR Books That Are Well Worth Reading – Second-Quarter Update

HR Books

I am proud to say that I am continuing to follow my New Year’s resolution to read more books. I want to share an update on the best books that I read during the second quarter. Drum roll, please. Here is my list of

The ROI Case For Career Management

Executive Coaching Career Management

The job market has never been better. Job openings continue to set records, and the number of people switching jobs has hit a seventeen-year high. After years of low demand, the talent-acquisition space is red-hot

Leadership Lessons – How To Manage Your Most Precious Resource

Leadership Time Management

“Time is your most precious gift because you only have a set amount of it” – Rick Warren I do not know about you, but I have to admit that I need to do a tune-up on my time management skills. As much as I like to

Leadership Lessons – How A Mountain Climber Teaches Us To Be Great

Leadership Resilience

This past weekend I was a co-leader at an event sponsored by SHRM-Atlanta, and NAAAHR-Atlanta called SHIFT (Start Having Intentionality in focusing your Talents). We brought together some great speakers and had a

The Rise Of Workplace Activism

Corporate Culture Future of Work Workplace Activism

Michael Corleone famously said, “It’s not personal. It’s strictly business”. That does not seem to be the case anymore for many companies. Wayfair recently had an employee walkout over the company selling beds to