Who Is Cynthia B. Okonkwo? I am a wife and a mother of one. I work as a Human Resources professional and have over twenty-seven years experience in the field. My experience includes Compensation, Training, Recruiting, Employee Relations, Benefits, and Selection Procedure Development; however, Employee Relations is my passion because I enjoy interacting with others
INTRODUCTION: A job seeker asked, ‘How can I measure how well I answered an interview question?’ RESPONSE SUMMARY: The ultimate measure of how well you answer interview questions is landing the job or not. There’s always that awkward time between your interview and the selection decision. While you wait, lets examine nine steps to assessing
INTRODUCTION: Welcome to this motivational moment entitled, “Eliminate Distractions.” MOTIVATIONS: I have lost count of the number of times I’ve set personal or professional goals only to have my plans derailed. I wonder why that happens so often. For me, it’s usually due to my getting distracted. The shiny new object syndrome lures me away
INTRODUCTION: A job seeker asked, ‘Will an employer hold a job offer while waiting for a background check to clear?’ SUMMARY RESPONSE: Some mistakenly think that a pre-employment background check is for criminal history only. Pre-employment background checks can also verify a candidate’s employment history, driving record, education, credit, residential history, and/or their character. Before
INTRODUCTION: Welcome to this motivational moment entitled, “Communication is the Key.” I’m Cynthia O. MOTIVATION: I recently pondered how important communication is to our success throughout life. Nevertheless, we all know that communication can go wrong when not handled properly. And when it does, those involved are often left feeling confused, hurt, angry, or misunderstood.
WELCOME: Welcome to this motivational moment entitled, “Be Your Own Hero,” with Cynthia O. MOTIVATION: You know, we often admire others. We admire their looks, their abilities, their intelligence, or their accomplishments. There is absolutely nothing wrong with admiring others. We should always readily recognize the unique value that we each bring to this world.