3 social media mistakes you need to avoid

On my career journey thus far, social media, in particular, LinkedIn, has been an integral part of the success that I’ve achieved to date. There were hits and misses for sure but what’s important is to build on the success and learn from your mistakes, isn’t it? Through some of the hard knocks, I’ve learned…

HR’s role in technology disruption

Like it or not, technology disruption is here to stay and it will only get faster and faster. Instead of being afraid or try to deny its existence, it’s time for HR to embrace it or even better, leverage on it to tap into the opportunities created. We can see it as a threat and…

My People Mentality journey…From a job to HR advocacy

Wow, with a blink of an eye I’ve survived almost 5 months out on my own. It did not seem too long ago since I started my HR career but with all the hustle and bustle, I managed to grow from an ignorant graduate into a HR professional who is now able to start advocating…

Redefining the role of a HR Business Partner

It’s been just over 2 months since I “retired” from the corporate world to embark on my new career journey with People Mentality Inc. One common question that has popped up rather frequently was, “What have you been busy with since you started your business?” My answer to that, “Business Partnerships!” What I was referring…

I decided to retire from the corporate world at 29.

At the age of 29, I was very well paid for a Human Resources (HR) professional and had an extremely stable job with a world class employer. My colleagues were nice, work environment was awesome and the job was definitely comfortable. The key here, COMFORTABLE. Every time that feeling creeps in, I start getting worried….

Develop employees by helping them search within themselves

Very often, managers and HR professionals find it tough to have career conversations with employees. They find it awkward when confronted by issues relating to career decisions. Instead of providing an answer that the employees want to hear, isn’t it better for managers and HR professionals to help employees find the answer by getting them…