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Talent Management in the workplace

Talent-IQ Introduction

Can you identify your own personality type? Have you ever associated your personality type with a job? My TalentIQ blog is for anyone who is an employee, employer, or looking to join the workforce. TalentIQ will share real stories about ...

Case Management Training II

Help from a Colleague While Joy is getting up to speed as a Case Manager, the shelter residents are feeling the vacuum left from her promotion. An afternoon when Butler takes an approved extended lunch, Joy ...

Case Management Training I

Mr. Butler Now that she's in the Social Services Office, Joy has to cut the mustard.  Will she pass or will she be, like many before her, another fired employee. The thing Joy is most concerned ...

Finally…A Case Manager

  The day has come after months of hard work, ostracism, and some good times: Joy is moving up! Joy loves Tuesdays and Fridays because she has the morning to herself.  She may take a tub bath, prepare pancakes, or ...

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NEVER GIVE UP!

Painting By Harriet Faith. Quote From Harriet Beecher Stowe. This handsome buck brings you words to be inspired by from Harriet Beecher Stowe. (no relation lol) "Never Give Up, For That Is The Place and Time ...

A Change in Status

Life in a Men's Shelter Joy is comfortable with the 'cold shoulders' she gets from her office mates, the appreciation from the clients, and growing comradery with the Case Managers.  Even the security officers are watchful when she ...

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Do You Miss The Old Days … ?

Y'know, when I used to post these every week? I sure do! I have been doing a lot more other kinds of work, and I have been showing that work which has been awesome! (including some of this hand lettering ...

Seasonally Homeless

Life in a Men's Shelter My, my, my....the things humans adjust to.  The human condition is quite remarkable.  One day, someone is demanding that only Poland Spring bottled water be served to her. Another day, she's ...

My Blood in the Shelter

Anytime is a good time to reflect. Everyone has his road to walk.  Some walk purposely, while others walk aimlessly.  Sometimes it is divine order that paths cross momentarily to share a truth:  This big blue ...

What the Snow Brings

Diehard Homeless Who Avoid the SheltersKAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images) For some people, it's better to endure wet and cold winter conditions than to gain entry into a shelter.  Joy remembers the elderly man who slept on the ...

Brownstones Chill

On A Winter Walk

Joy does what most people do while walking to work: she thinks about her job.  As the newbie to the job and newbie to homeless services, it's amazing to her.  The chill has settled in the air, so she walks ...

It’s Cupcakes and not Raises that Employees Want

Joy finds working at a men's homeless shelter in an armory  quite taxing psychically.  She looks forward to some reward for all she goes through.  The question is does her idea of reward match the CEO's After wheeling back the ...

Celebrate the Computer Psychologist!

What is the one co-worker that everybody always has to deal with, but no one really understands what she or he is doing? Yup, the IT Support Specialist. Well, not every single person deals with IT on a daily basis, ...