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#31 – On Looking Forward to Mondays – Diane Prince

The Reach West Radio show welcomes Diane Prince, a former and future startup co-founder who’s on a personal mission of women empowerment. As an entrepreneur who has owned and sold multi-million dollar companies, she loves using her experience to promote the mission of safer skin care and to mentor other women through her involvement with… more #31 – On Looking Forward to Mondays – Diane Prince

#30 – When A Beacon Helps You Find Your Way – Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter

The Reach West Radio show welcomes Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter, Chief Career Writer, Storyteller and Owner of CareerTrend.net. An intuitive listener, Jacqui reveals her clients stories using her journalist’s training (bachelor’s degree in writing/journalism): in-depth, tailored worksheet and phone interview equip the writing strategy. She is only one of only 50 master resume writers who has crafted… more #30 – When A Beacon Helps You Find Your Way – Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter

#26 – How Success Is a Symptom of Your Community – Stephen Thompson

The Reach West Radio show welcomes Stephen Thompson, senior manager in executive Recruiting LinkedIn, where he finds engineering leaders in data science, distributed systems and analytics. Stephen is a distinguished leader in the tech recruiting industry and is dedicated to finding and hiring some of the most unique and smartest people in the world. Prior… more #26 – How Success Is a Symptom of Your Community – Stephen Thompson

#6 – On Walking Away to Live a New Dream – Jon Schumacher

The Reach West Radio show welcomes Jon Schumacher, an online marketing coach and consultant. Jon walked away from a healthcare career in physical therapy to pursue his dreams in helping his fellow authors, coaches, and online entrepreneurs create new worlds of work and successful and reputable online businesses. Jon has hosted over 200 live webinars… more #6 – On Walking Away to Live a New Dream – Jon Schumacher

More Social And Less Stupid Are Music To My Ears

“You’re a big music fan, aren’t you?” We stood there talking among other parents who mingled while kids ran around celebrating our Little League T-ball season. “Yes, indeed,” I answered. “You heard about B.B. King?” “Yes, what a loss to the music industry. A living legend whose impact will live on and on. In fact,… more More Social And Less Stupid Are Music To My Ears

The Conundrum of Converting to HR and CHRO-nity

By the time she met with me, her discomfort and exhaustion were evident. She was vulnerable and it showed: her tired eyes avoided direct contact and her hoarse voice betrayed her disgust. She slowly slid my paperwork in front of me. “Mercy me,” I said. She nodded and closed her eyes. We were all vulnerable… more The Conundrum of Converting to HR and CHRO-nity

Welcome Everyone to Job Fair

“Dreams flow across the heartland Feeding on the fires Dreams transport desires Drive you when you’re down Dreams transport the ones who need to get out of town…” —Neil Peart Or the ones who need to get out of jail. “Welcome to Job Fair everyone!” The auditorium filled with clapping and laughter, every seat taken… more Welcome Everyone to Job Fair

The Sharpest HR Tech Bling Cuts to the Mind’s Quick

We walked into the party during his bittersweet speech and stood among the hundreds of others who listened and laughed uncomfortably. We were a little taken aback by what we witnessed, but not completely surprised; it was, after all, Mr. Bill Kutik, and we were there celebrating in his HR Tech farewell wake. Bill stood… more The Sharpest HR Tech Bling Cuts to the Mind’s Quick

The Six Levels of Likeability

Being likeable sells. In a good way. It does. And if you don’t believe me, you know you know someone who is likeable who can influence others, who’s always informative and helpful, who can get special treatment, who can get free stuff just because, and who can also get into the short list of qualified… more The Six Levels of Likeability

Community Apprenticeships and Skill Development

“The banker man grows fatter, the working man grows thin It’s all happened before and it’ll happen again It’ll happen again, they’ll bet your life I’m a Jack of all trades and, darling, we’ll be alright.” –Bruce Springsteen Most agree that something’s got to give on all levels. Economists, that is. Taxes must go up… more Community Apprenticeships and Skill Development

Fish Schticks, Twinkies and Talent Communities

They’re becoming a reality. Really, they are. They’re evolving from the origins of deadbeat databases and avant-garde tech user groups to true online communities where like-minded individuals can “do stuff” together. Maybe that means networking, or mentoring, or collaborating, or learning, or making the world a better place, or finding employment, or crafting, or Pinteresting,… more Fish Schticks, Twinkies and Talent Communities

The new world of ongoing engagement

That was when my finger refused to post the benign tweet. The simple, straightforward tweet about the Recruiting Trends panel discussion on social media, transparency and competitive advantage in the world of work, recruiting and human resources. My finger rested right above the return key. And then before I pressed it I heard, “Well, at… more The new world of ongoing engagement