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4 Hiring Best Practices for Startups

Small businesses are still bullish about investing in talent, even moreso given the high costs of poor hires and employee turnover.  The cost of bad or wrong hiring can go up to 30% of the employee's first year earnings according to the US Dept. of Labor, and so it is...

You Can’t Address Unconscious Bias if You Don’t Address Trauma

The celebrated actor Liam Neeson became unpopular overnight.  He shared a story in 2019 about one of his close friends who was raped by a Black man, and how it drove him into an irrational frenzy. He said he became so enraged hearing her experience, that for the...

Talent Acquisition Best Practices for Startups

As business starts building up again to pre-pandemic levels, companies are investing more and more in talent.  According to the US Dept of Labor, the cost of bad or wrong hiring is 30% of salary, which can quickly add up with employee turnover.  It is more essential...

Why is DEI so Hard?

Reason #1: The Definition —  DEI is More.  Today, in spite of all our society has been through, we talk about diversity in a very limited fashion. That’s why it becomes a box to check rather than an actual strategic imperative. Did we hire enough black people?...

Why You Need Storytelling for Diversity and Inclusion Success

The comedian Keegan Michael Key spoke recently regarding his personal experience with police discrimination. He claimed that despite being pulled over by the police often due to being Black, the officer typically recognizes him from his work and lets him go. He...

4 Hiring Best Practices for Startups

4 Hiring Best Practices for Startups

Small businesses are still bullish about investing in talent, even moreso given the high costs of poor hires and employee turnover.  The cost of bad or wrong hiring can go up to 30% of the employee's first year earnings according to the US Dept. of Labor, and so it is...

You Can’t Address Unconscious Bias if You Don’t Address Trauma

You Can’t Address Unconscious Bias if You Don’t Address Trauma

The celebrated actor Liam Neeson became unpopular overnight.  He shared a story in 2019 about one of his close friends who was raped by a Black man, and how it drove him into an irrational frenzy. He said he became so enraged hearing her experience, that for the...

Talent Acquisition Best Practices for Startups

Talent Acquisition Best Practices for Startups

As business starts building up again to pre-pandemic levels, companies are investing more and more in talent.  According to the US Dept of Labor, the cost of bad or wrong hiring is 30% of salary, which can quickly add up with employee turnover.  It is more essential...

The Modern Day HR Leader is More

The Modern Day HR Leader is More

These terms ultimately belittle what the modern day HR leader does. As a result, they cause leaders and employees to devalue the function as a whole. "HR" today encompasses strategy, technology, operations, finance, AND the complexity of people, all in one. Culture?...

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