Have a Coke and a Smile and Quit? Recruitment and Diversity Efforts May Lose it’s Fizz….

Dawn Burke College Recruiting, Dawn Hrdlica, Diversity, Recruiting

I’d like to teach the world to hire… in perfect harmony… I am a suck up. And Coca-Cola… I love Coke Zero so much that I want to kiss you on the mouth. So in checking out your University Talent Program highlighted in Workforce Management’s article “Coca-Cola Division Refreshes Its Talent With Diversity Push on Campus”, I’m pulling for you. …

What Charlie Sheen Forgot (Duh?!) – The Importance of Supply and Demand. #WINNING

Dawn Burke Current Affairs, Dawn Hrdlica, Labor, Leadership

Charlie Sheen, you have been such a pleasure to watch and hear. And for that I thank you, you narcissistic schmuck. However narcissistic though, you are a trailblazer. As you would say, an “Epic” trailblazer, for you have pushed Hollywood to a new brink. The viewing public is finally seeing something that is rare — a Hollywood firing. You have …

Time to Put the Ki-bosh on Being Overwhelmed – Embrace Being 2nd Best

Dawn Burke Dawn Hrdlica, Driving Productivity, Engagement and Satisfaction, HR (& Life!) Advice, Leadership

I’ve been in a funk.  Yep.  The spark is gone and I know why.  First about that spark:  it is what gives me superhuman HR strength.   That spark is the jolt of adrenaline I need to rock things Dawn style.  Anytime I start a new thing (job or project)… my spark ignites.  I love it! But the spark is gone …

“DEAD MAN WALKING!”… HR Rockstars Need to Lead the Way in Cool Employee Exit Strategies…

Dawn Burke Culture, Dawn Hrdlica, Employee Relations, Engagement and Satisfaction, Giving Notice, Good HR

So after ten years at one company… I left for a new job. Transition is on my mind in a big way.  In a BIG way.   So I was talking to Kris Dunn (who coincidentally was also in transition) and he related his last weeks of work as a “Dead Man Walking.”  Referring to that silent, awkward period after you turn …