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#OpenToWork: Ideas to Enhance Job Search Success

According to the Bureau of Statistics (BLS), the U.S. economy added 353,000 jobs in January 2024. That sounds fabulous. However, if you are out there looking for a new job, those numbers may just feel like theoretical talking points. There are thousands of people out there #opentowork, hoping to...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 28th Feb 2024
PLC Newsletter: Wellbeing in 2024: Let’s Get Back to Basics

I don’t know about you, but 2024 has been challenging for me thus far. My household has been navigating one cootie after another. Combating the germ hamster wheel has this germaphobe fatigued and sick-and-tired of being sick and tired. Alas, there is still a mountain of work to get...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 31st Jan 2024
EBN: 10 execs share the best books they read in 2023

Employee Benefit News 10 execs share the best books they read in 2023 by Lee Heffner featuring Shamis Pitts December 15, 2023   From CEOs to heads of HR, today’s leaders know the value of reading for personal and professional growth. EBN asked ten top executives for the books...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 15th Dec 2023
ELC Journal: The ROI of Rapport: 4 Steps to Build Your Confidence and Career Trajectory without Telling Everyone All of Your Personal Business

The Winter 2023 edition of The Executive Leadership Council’s A Research Journal for Black Professionals is here! Alongside researchers and scholars who are all dedicated to finding solutions to challenges Black professionals face in corporate America today, it was a pleasure to be the author of, “The ROI of...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 14th Dec 2023
PLC Newsletter: Lessons from the Green

Playing golf is my joy. It’s a way for me to leave the challenges of work and life aside and spend quality time outside. I began spending time on the course 13 years ago, first riding alongside my spouse in the cart, watching him play the game he loves...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 13th Dec 2023
EBN: 5 steps to crafting a return to office plan employees won’t hate

Employee Benefit News 5 Steps to crafting a return to office plan employees won’t hate by Lee Heffner featuring Shamis Pitts November 14, 2023 There’s no one way to return to the office, says workplace leadership expert Shamis Pitts. But there are some standard steps managers can take that...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 14th Nov 2023
PLC Newsletter: Does “Magic” Exist in Business?

Does “Magic” Exist in Business? I often hear the word “magic” to describe how someone desires a situation to be in the world of work. I heard it so often that I felt that I needed to take it upon myself to set people straight and take a stance...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 04th Oct 2023
PLC Newsletter: Leading through Change: 3 Essential Elements for Your Toolkit

Change fatigue is real. And we know that change is one of life’s certainties. We navigated it pre-pandemic in a way that worked for us or not. And now that we are living with change post-pandemic – whether we are choosing when and how we want to work or...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 23rd Aug 2023
PLC Newsletter: How to Design Your In-Person Team Time

How to Design Your In-Person Team Time The PLC is a small yet mighty team that has been fully remote since the business started in 2019. In Fall 2022, one team member made a firm request – Can we please meet in-person? I thought about it and agreed. While...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 26th Jul 2023
PLC Newsletter: How to navigate the Return-to-Office merry-go-round

How to navigate the Return-to-Office merry-go-round Return-to-Office policies and practices continue to evolve, causing happiness for some and friction for others. The topic has taken over my news feed as companies attempt to get it right, but there is no “one right way.” However, while every organization is unique,...

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Shamis Pitts / 0 / 28th Jun 2023