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What I Learned from Harassment Training

By Shana Gerson, PHR, Senior HR Manager, Turning the Corner, LLC     Yes, Even a Trainer can Learn from Her Class As an HR professional, I am constantly challenged in my role, but I love my job for many reasons. People are always challenging me and forcing me to look at things in a […]

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Never Use These Words In A Resume!

By Ginger Robitaille, PHR – Director of Career Services & HR Generalist, Turning the Corner, LLC   Your resume is your main ticket to getting hired. It sets the first impression — ALWAYS. It is important that you tailor your resume to the job posting and make sure you are relevant. Turn those job descriptions into accomplishments […]

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A Candidate’s Horror Story

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC     Recently a friend of mine was interviewing with a major healthcare company in Denver. She successfully made it through the phone interview and was invited to come interview with the hiring manager. When she showed up for the on-site interview, […]

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Never Say “Deserve” When Asking for a Promotion

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC     Pouring into people and guiding them as they advance in their careers is something I deeply enjoy and take seriously. Watching individuals earn new responsibilities and promotions excites me! But, there is one little word that has become my pet […]

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Invest in Yourself

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC     What Have You Done for Me Lately? Remember the Janet Jackson song, “What Have You Done for Me Lately?” It’s a tune that many of us sing when we think about our professional development. While it is a wonderful benefit […]

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Analytics and Human Resources. What Can Numbers do for You?

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC     Carrie Ahmad provides her response to a recent article from the Society for Human Resource Management. We hope you find this useful. Janine Milne provides helpful insight into a recent Society for Human Resource Management report on the use of […]

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Scared of your Next Job Move?

By Shana Gerson, PHR, HR Manager, Turning the Corner, LLC     We’ve all been there at one point in our careers, watching the clock slowly tick away, waiting for work to be over so we can breathe again, never wanting Sundays to end and dreading Mondays. Or maybe you were laid off and you […]

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Networking: 2,4,6,8 – A System that really Works!

By Jodi Reiter Project Manager, Turning the Corner, LLC     I’m sure you’ve heard many professionals talk about how important it is to network when you are looking for a job. Well, we agree! People are powerful resources, especially the ones you know! We aren’t asking you to beg and plead your friends and […]

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Enough is Enough!

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC   Interview Tips from a Recruiters Perspective I thought the web was saturated with too much information on how to interview well, but based on the interviews I’ve participated in recently, and stories I’ve heard from other hiring managers, the messages on […]

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A Cup of Joe = Getting to Know You

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC     “Getting to know you, getting to know all about you. Getting to like you, getting to hope you like me.” These song lyrics from The King and I say it all when it comes to vetting candidates in the current […]

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Where’s My Money?

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC     Picture this…in 1996 you and a friend graduated from a reputable college with business degrees. You both joined high profile accounting agencies. You both spent the next 20 years working hard, earning accolades, being recognized as top performers, and climbing […]

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PO’d at Your PEO?

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC   Is Your PEO Giving you the HR Support You Need? In recent months I’ve been asked by several businesses what the difference is between a PEO and an outsourced HR Partner. The businesses that have asked have been frustrated with their […]

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Are Stereotypes Killing Your Culture?

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC     Do any of these comments sound familiar? “Millennials are entitled and not willing to work hard.” “Gen Xers are so cynical and critical.” “Baby Boomers are out of touch and can’t think innovatively.” “Traditionalists can’t keep up with the younger […]

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Career Counseling for Grown Ups!

By Kendra Prospero CEO, Turning the Corner, LLC     One of the most common phrases we hear during career counseling sessions is, “I don’t know what I want to be when I grow up”. While we are prepared to hear this from people in their 20s, often it is a tongue and cheek comment […]

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Top 20 Job Search Questions

If were unable to attend one of our three webinars about the 2016 market you missed some fantastic tips and even greater questions from our attendees. Below is a compiled list of the Top 20 Questions and Answers from the webinars. We hope these help you find your dream job! LINKEDIN QUESTIONS 1. Are more […]

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Outplacement and Your Organization

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC     We recently partnered with several organizations to provide outplacement resources and support to their employees in the midst of layoffs due to restructuring and acquisitions. Reductions in force create a stressful time for everyone involved – the employees who lose […]

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Where’s The Gratitude?

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC     I have found myself recently wondering where our sense of gratitude has gone. Nothing is absolutely perfect. To live in contentment is to be grateful for what you have, for the good in life, and to know that challenges are […]

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