HR Mavericks

HR Maverick

Lashonda Tillis

Lashonda Tillis

Lashonda works in Talent Acquisition at Shopify, where she helps to fulfill the mission of making commerce better for everyone. In this role, she sources candidates for senior engineering roles in a variety of disciplines. When she isn't working, Lashonda loves to spend time reading, enjoying family time, or expanding her knowledge of all things HR.

What words of advice and encouragement would you give to someone just starting out in HR?

Be persistent and always ready to skill up. Connect with a great mentor that can help you grow, provide feedback and be a sounding board.

HR Encyclopedia articles written by Lashonda Tillis:

Belonging Workplace Events

As workplace settings change to accommodate new ways of working, fostering a sense of belonging amongst employees is more important than ever. How can organizations build connections to prevent isolation?

Boolean Search

Did you know that there’s an online search method that helps you locate and narrow information? It makes it easy to locate, target, and identify desired results. Even better . . . it saves time!

AI Recruiting

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is a branch of computer science that allows a robot or computer to perform functions that require human intelligence and discernment. Sounds very futuristic, right? Let’s dig into how this technology can help you recruit new hires more effectively and efficiently.