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March 24, 2015

Twitter: A Professional Learning Community Fit for #K12Talent Managers?

There is a misconception that Twitter and other social media platforms are only a place for teenagers or celebrities. When in reality, a growing number of leaders and educators are using Twitter to learn, grow, and connect.

March 27, 2014

Are You Likeable? Your Success May Depend On It!

Are You Likeable? You success may depend on it as "likeability" can have an important impact on everything from marriage to job interviews to healthcare.

March 17, 2014

Managing Workplace Romance: Gaps in Beliefs, Rules, and Practice

There is a gap between beliefs, rules, and practices among organizations when it comes to how they handle relationships in the workplace. How does your organization view workplace romance?

August 23, 2013

PDK/Gallup Poll Reveals Americans' Views on Common Core, Other Education Issues

On Wednesday, Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) and Gallup released the results of their 45th annual Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools, which offers interesting insights about the public's views on a variety of issues, from education funding to teacher performance to school safety. For d...

August 08, 2013

Yes, HR Has An Image Problem

"It is practically a business truism that the HR function is not well respected at many organizations." -KPMG, Rethinking Human Resources in a Changing World Let's face it. Human Resources is not usually at the top of the list of favorite departments in any organization, in any industry. Our field...

May 21, 2013

A Quick Look At Our Nation's Education Data

If you're like me and love sharing data with others, infographics are a handy communications tool that breaks information into digestible chunks. Among the latest to join the infographic trend is the U.S. Census Bureau, as part of its "How Do We Know" campaign related to veterans, America's changing...

October 31, 2012

7 Practices to Prevent Unethical Behavior

In recent weeks, I have had several conversations with school personnel directors about the importance of building ethical cultures and practices. Leaders in all industries face issues concerning unethical behavior and can learn from each other about how best to tackle these situations. Here are se...

March 08, 2012

Talent Managers as Change Managers: 6 Lessons Learned

This entry was written in collaboration with Battelle for Kids' Strategic Communications team. Effective change leadership is essential to implementing any educational-improvement initiative. However, many districts and states struggle with how to effectively communicate, build support for change,...

December 12, 2011

When Brand Management Meets Talent Management

Last week, I had a very interesting conversation with a friend who is in the process of looking for a new job. She shared that she is not only interested in working for an organization with a good reputation but one that is part of a strong community. While she has had success in finding job opening...





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