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Still Here?

November 14, 2012

I thought that my blog had been dropped and the Ohio blog site changed. That explains my lengthy absence. However, since my blog still is listed, I am posting this to see if I am still here?

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Branding Your Company and Your Self

November 28, 2011

The branding of a company is a hot topic; as is the branding of oneself as an applicant for jobs. A question is where does the brand come from. One answer, and I think a good one, is that the Organizational Brand is a reflection of how you treat your employees. That is, if you [...]

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Democratic Legislation on Age Bias

October 13, 2009

Although I just wrote yesterday about the dangers of predicting the future, this was an easy one for me to predict. The New York Times reports that Democrats are working to overturn the latest Supreme Court case dealing with age discrimination. The case and ruling makes it harder for older workers to prove age discrimination. [...]

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Workshop on Sports Psychology

June 13, 2009

Everyone is probably interested in sports psychology for one reason or another. For those with a professional interest, the following workshop is being offered for psychologists (and students): 10th Annual Sport Psychology Professional Training WorkshopDate: June 26-27, 2009 “Developing Your Knowledge, Skills, and Practice in Sport Psychology”, an intensive workshop, will be conducted by the [...]

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A Personal Goodbye to Dr. Paul Lam

May 28, 2009

The Akron community and the University of Akron lost an oustanding Dean and faculty member when Paul Lam passed away this week. I have written before in this blog about my work with Paul on STEM projects at the University of Akron. We were just in the process of completing work on a three year [...]

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NEO – HR Powerhouse

April 24, 2009

The Northeast Ohio area has many strengths. Unfortunately, all too often, we fail to emphasize our strengths. Even more tragically, many people inside of Northeast Ohio are unware of the tremendous talent pool the region has to offer. This is especially true in the area of human resource consulting, especially as it relates to employment testing [...]

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Akron U Colloquium

February 25, 2009

The Psychology Archives will present a colloquium by Dr. Marigold Linton on Thursday, March 5th from 12:30 – 2:00 pm in Room 335 of the Student Union. The title is “Living a Life, Archiving a Life.” Dr. Linton's main research area involves the examination of very long-term memory. For those interested in STEM, as Director [...]

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Scenes from SCP in San Diego

February 12, 2009

I just returned from the SPIM - SCP (Society of Counseling Psychology, Division 13 of APA) conference in San Diego. This was my second time at a SCP Conference and I would certainly recommend their conferences to practitioners, especially those interesting in consulting psychology, coaching, and individual assessment. This is a small, intimate conference, and everyone [...]

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Webinar for Upper Level & HR Managers and Consultants

January 28, 2009

 Are you involved in leadership and executive coaching and interested in information on dealing with the challenges organizations face during the current economic crisis? If so, RHR International has let me know that along with Decision Strategies International, they will be presenting a Free Webinar on Leading Through Uncertain Times. RHR would like to invite [...]

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Ask HR Lighthouse – Dropping the Criminal Record Question

January 16, 2009

I received this question for discussion. Here goes: Basically, some US Cities are starting to eliminate questions from their job applications asking whether prospective employees have been convicted of a crime. The purpose – to keep convicts from being shut out of the workforce. They may still conduct background checks before hire, but the basic [...]

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