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Mary Kaylor is the Manager of Public Affairs for SHRM. She is on Twitter at @SHRMKaylor

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Articles by Mary Kaylor

 

SHRM is shining a spotlight on some amazing young HR professionals!  Meet SHRM Young Professional Mario Martinucci.

 

Q. What inspires you as an HR professional?

A. What inspires me as an  HR professional is the opportunity to work with a lot of different and talented people at all levels of the organization. At the end of the day, if I know I made a difference for someone I can go home happy. 
 

Q. What book are you reading right now?

August 26, 2014

Much like the life of movie character Ryan Bingham, a corporate downsizer played by George Clooney, the future of talent acquisition is up in the air.

August 25, 2014

Job seekers are up against multiple hurdles these days as they look for meaningful work. While poorly written job descriptions and malfunctioning career sites hinder the job search, they now must face an even higher hurdle -- the algorithm.

Most job search websites have increased the use of software that uses complex algorithms to screen and sort resumes by searching for keywords that match specific skill sets and experience. Other programs, like LinkedIn’s “Recruiter,” can help talent managers find passive candidates by searching for a specific location, title or skill.

August 18, 2014

Diversity and Inclusion. We’ve seen it grow and thrive in our organizations to the point that it’s no longer an effort but an involuntary response. Promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace contributes to healthier cultures and increased achievement for organizations. It has evolved from understanding and embracing differences (intentions) to leveraging those differences to promote innovation (outcomes). A diverse workforce drives the success of our organizations.

August 3, 2014

Striking the right balance between accountability and engagement in the workplace can be a challenging task for leaders. One is directly manageable and the other is not. Accountability is something leaders can control, while engagement is something they can hopefully influence.

July 21, 2014

Is it time to shake up and break up the HR profession?  The global changes that are affecting organizations have major talent implications for strategy and operations. Today’s turbulent economic environment requires HR professionals who understand business issues and who have the ability to create high-impact solutions.

July 14, 2014

Financial literacy is the ability to understand money and make informed decisions about how to use it, and more employers are beginning to recognize the benefits of offering financial literacy education programs to employees.

July 1, 2014

We Know Next is finding and interviewing HR Motivators at the SHRM 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition.  Below is a Q&A with HR professional Bobbie Wilson.


Q. What inspires you as an HR professional? 

I like bringing out the good in people, helping them to achieve more or understand more. In the end I'm helping to enrich peoples' lives through their work.

Q. What social media platform do you use most for your job and why?

June 24, 2014

 

We Know Next is finding and interviewing HR Motivators at the SHRM 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition.  Below is a Q&A with HR young professional Greg Low. 


Q.  What inspires you as an HR professional?

The constant change and need to adapt and grow to a diverse workforce and environment inspire me about the HR profession.  It keeps me on my toes and pushes me to personally transform as well!

June 24, 2014

 

We Know Next is finding and interviewing HR Motivators at the SHRM 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition.  Below is a Q&A with HR professional Josh Rock.


Q. What advice would you give other leaders about employee engagement?

June 24, 2014

We Know Next is finding and interviewing HR Motivators at the SHRM 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition.  Below is a Q&A with HR Young professional Callie Zipple.


Q. What do you see as being the biggest challenge for HR in the next 10 years?

Finding a way to stay competitive during the hiring process.  Candidates often have more than 1 offer…why yours? 

Q. What book are you reading right now?

June 21, 2014

We Know Next is finding and interviewing HR Motivators at the SHRM 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition.  Below is a Q&A with HR Young professional Chanel Jackson.


Q.  What book are you reading right now?

A. "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit" of Less by Greg McKeown.  As an HR professional you always feel the need to respond to so many people and you find yourself so stretched that you’re not effective. This book helps you to identify and focus on your top priorities to be more productive.   

June 21, 2014

What’s your definition of a high-performance culture?

In his blog titled “Crafting a High-Performance Culture,” SmartRecruiters CEO Jerome Ternynck outlines the ten ingredients that make a high performance culture and says, 

June 18, 2014

On May 28, SHRM @weknownext chatted with Matt Charney (@mattcharney) about "Storytelling for HR and Recruiting."

May 28, 2014
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In his webinar titled “How to Tell Your HR & Recruiting Story With Killer Content,” Matt Charney advises HR and recruiters on the importance of telling an organization’s story to attract talent and building a business case that supports the brand.  Charney emphasizes that, “What differentiates outstanding and engaging content is that it has a narrative, a clear voice and relevance to the audience.”

Every story begins “Once upon a time…” 

May 28, 2014

Our HR Twitter advocate, Steve Browne, was still on a high after being the guest host for #Nextchat this week.  He wants to encourage other HR pros to get on Twitter and participate in various chats like #NextChat. 

May 22, 2014

On May 21, SHRM @weknownext chatted with Steve Browne (@sbrownehr) about "The #SHRM14 Experience."

May 21, 2014
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Why do so many people get so excited over an HR Conference?   Because it’s a SHRM conference.  

SHRM is known for producing some of the most informative and engaging conferences in the world and the SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition, that occurs in June, is on every HR professional’s bucket list. 

May 21, 2014

The 2014 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition is fast approaching, and we have an amazing experience planned for you!

As thousands of attendees prepare to travel to Orlando on June 22, SHRM is working tirelessly to create a world-class conference experience.

If you’re in the human resources profession and you’ve never attended a SHRM Annual Conference, then it’s time to put it on your bucket list.

May 19, 2014