Diversity vs. Cultural Inclusion: Why Understanding the Difference Could Lead to a Better Work Place

Today’s professional world puts a significant emphasis on diversity. We are always hearing terms such as diverse hiring and diversity recruitment. Diversity in the workplace is thought to increase creativity and innovation among employees. Yet, studies are showing that diversity is only the first step to achieving this, and that cultural inclusion should be an organization’s ultimate … Continue reading Diversity vs. Cultural Inclusion: Why Understanding the Difference Could Lead to a Better Work Place

Personable You

Personable: friendly or pleasant in manner; easy to get along with (According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary) It's so important to do what makes you happy. Most would consider a sense of personableness a key trait needed for any PR professional, but it surely doesn't stop there. All career paths, including business, marketing, advertising, nursing, sales, language, … Continue reading Personable You

Understanding Leadership in Your Workplace or Organization

This past May, I attended the LeaderShape Institute with Temple University, a six-day long leadership retreat. On the second day of the program, we talked about leadership styles and took the DiSC Classic Personality Test. This test helps you understand yourself and others by giving you a framework for understanding human behavior. DiSC stands for … Continue reading Understanding Leadership in Your Workplace or Organization

Landing on Fortune’s “Best Companies to Work For” List

Last week Fortune announced its annual “Best Companies to Work For” list. The morning the rankings were announced, it is safe to say that the PR staff for those who made the cut were buzzing with joy and excitement.Being on the “Best Companies to Work For” list is a huge deal for a company’s reputation. … Continue reading Landing on Fortune’s “Best Companies to Work For” List

Take Your Passion and Make It Happen

When you hear the word job, what do you think? There are several answers to this question, most connected to money and making a living. But what about your passion? Is that the same thing as a job? It probably should be, so that you’ll love what you do and ultimately will be better at … Continue reading Take Your Passion and Make It Happen