June 3, 2020

On January 20, 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke to an audience of over 4,000 Villanova students, faculty, and local community members. He addressed the crowded field house on the ongoing struggle toward desegregation an...

May 29, 2020

The next episode of #HRTea is now live on iTunes and Google Play!  This episode is the final episode of a three part mini-series that was recorded last October at the SHRM Inclusion conference in New Orleans.  Each of the epi...

Increasingly, organizations are seeking to foster diversity and inclusion by enacting various practices and initiatives, such as targeted recruitment strategies, equitable hiring and selection procedures, diversity training,...

May 11, 2020

Our newest episode of #HRTea is now live on iTunes and Google Play!  On this episode, Bethany sat down with James "Jim" Banks, General Counsel for SHRM, a veteran, and an advocate for veteran hiring to discuss how organizatio...

Many employers assume that their company culture is based on the organization’s mission, values, and beliefs. For companies that are new, small, or operated out of a single location, this may be very true. When organizations...

April 16, 2020

I have been working on a blog post about "recovery from work" and another about "how to be productive and get into the zone" (now that you are all ‘recovered from work’). These ideas seem a bit, not irrelevant, but less usefu...

April 7, 2020

Our newest episode of #HRTea is now live on iTunes and Google Play!  On this episode, Bethany sat down with Kelly Greenwood, Founder and CEO of Mind Share Partners, a national non-profit focused on changing the culture of wor...

There is a theory in psychology known as the construal level theory of psychological distance.  It has to do with how we construct mental models of future events.  The short version of this theory is that the closer an event...

March 25, 2020

Hi Villanova HRD Community!  We know this is a crazy and unprecedented time we are all experiencing right now.  Each of us is being impacted in different ways, but the constant is that none of us are experiencing the Spring s...

March 13, 2020

In our newest episode of #HRTea you will hear from Industrial and Organizational Psychologists, Patricia Grabarek and Katina Sawyer, CoFounders of WorkrBeeing.  The newest episode is available now on iTunes and Google Pl...

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