Pleasantly Plump in HR

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Often wonder what goes through someone’s mind when meeting another business professional for the first time? Some might not while others may wonder about their own appearance, is there a stain on their shirt or food in their teeth. When you’re considered a plus sized individual, do you wonder if your attire fits you just […]

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Stephon Clark: The Clapback and Aftermath

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After Stephon Clark was shot at 20x by police who suspected him of breaking into vehicles in a Sacramento neighborhood. Faith Linthicum was fired from Kaieser Permanente after posting on her personal Facebook Page the following “Yeah but he (Stephen Clark) was running from the police jumping over fences and breaking in peoples houses… why run??!!! He […]

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Bringing HR Back: Seven Seconds

Posted Posted in DefiantWork

  No matter what you see on the Twitters, HR’s reputation is in jeopardy right now. We got issues. We are taking a beating with all of the #MeToo stories of sexual harassment and even rape that goes on in the workplace. The latest organization is the Dallas Mavericks, according to articles and reports, women […]

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The Resistance of American Women

Posted Posted in DefiantLife, OriginalPIC

It’s March! This means we celebrate women in history. Through the US Congress’ designation in the late 80s, this month offers a special opportunity in our schools, our workplaces, and our communities to recognize and celebrate the often-overlooked achievements of American women.  I’ll honor seven women with this post by sharing with you their stories. Heidi […]

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Burning My Bra

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I’ve been trying to write about #MeToo and my own brand of feminism for several months – it hasn’t come easy to me and I think I figured out why: I was still caught in the mindset of “it’s just the way it is.” It’s just the way it is – because that’s the way […]

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