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June 19, 2013

This is my recent post in SHRM’s We Know Next Blog:  Attracting millennials has turned into a “best places to work” battle. Improving the work environment to increase employee engagement was the first step. Companies are now seeing that an upgraded office space can attract top talent. And it’s getting harder to make your refurbished […]

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I am Not Part of the 99%

November 8, 2011

Like every stereotype out there, I feel like I’m am being smashed in with a vast generalization that just because I don’t make millions of dollars, I am part of the disgruntled 99% crowd. I am not part of the 99%. And I really don’t like these people speaking on behalf of me. I guess […]

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Behind the Scenes

June 30, 2011

I was watching Iron Man 2 the other day, and as in many cases where a hero deals with having to balance saving the world with his day-to-day identity, Stark was having a little bit of a meltdown (spoiler alert). In the public, he was a playboy CEO who just handed the reigns of the company […]

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Hi, My Name is Emily, and I Am Pro-Corporate

February 18, 2010

Yes, I admit it, I am pro-corporate. All you people who hate “the man” and are “anti-establishment” probably think I’m insane. The thing is, I don’t think I really am. See, I’m a person who likes structure. I tell everyone, “I can think outside the box, but I need a box.” Part of my jobs […]

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Table For One

March 11, 2009

Being a single Gen-Yer with no concept of work/life balance, I go out to eat alone pretty often. It wasn’t until I started traveling for work a few years ago that I first battled that awkward “table for one” feeling. I had issues because I didn’t know how to act when I was seated by […]

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