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Inclusion Sold Separately

Article by Tru Pettigrew I remember as a child, some of the best gifts that I got for Christmas always seemed to require batteries. I also remember how quickly I learned to dislike the phrase “batteries sold separately”. There were numerous occasions when my mom or one of my older brothers or sisters would have to run out and get batteries in order for…

24 Jul 2014
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Why Multicultural Millennials Need to Embrace Generational & Cultural Diversity

by Tru Pettigrew We all know the statistics of how diverse the millennial generation is. This generation is known for its cultural curiosity, racial and ethnic diversity and multicultural mindset. I am very encouraged when I see the way things are heading with the level of acceptance and inclusion among the millennial generation. I imagine that we can only expect things to get better…

24 Jun 2013
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When in Rome… Embrace the Culture & Share Some of Yours

by Tru Pettigrew Okay, so I switched up the saying a little. For those who are familiar, the original phrase is “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”. Over the years, the phrase has been shortened to simply “When in Rome”. The intended communication of this commonly used phrase is to conform to the ways of wherever it is that you are. This…

04 Jun 2013
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America’s Veterans & the American Workforce

A resource guide to recruiting, engaging and onboarding our returning heroes Abstract This white paper presents a comprehensive overview of the veterans’ employment and recruiting landscape for both human capital professionals and corporate and government leaders interested in the topic. This wide-ranging discussion touches on the disappointing unemployment rate for veterans of the Iraq-Afghanistan era and suggests a number of reasons why—based on their…

30 Apr 2013
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Companies doing more to attract, retain veterans

By MaryBeth Matzek Loyalty, leadership and a strong work ethic are just a few of the qualifications that set military veterans apart when they enter the civilian workforce, according to HR leaders. With more companies interested in hiring veterans, additional attention is being paid to help those new workers feel comfortable in their new surroundings. Veterans are entering today’s workforce at the highest clip…

19 Apr 2013
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