Creating Better Workplaces - Meet the #SHRM19 Bloggers




Creating better workplaces starts with a commitment to excellence. And there's no better place to begin or continue this commitment than the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition – #SHRM19.

HR's role sits uniquely at the intersection of people and business – and this positioning presents unique challenges and opportunities. Hot-button issues facing society have permeated our workplaces as technology and innovation continue to change how work gets done....


#Nextchat: The Future of HR: 4 Strategies to Meet Business Challenges and Deliver Maximum Impact on Results #SHRM19




To thrive in the business environment of the future, the competencies and capabilities of HR professionals must evolve. HR leaders must know the business, focus strategically, solve business problems and understand how to influence change. HR leaders who master these skills can more effectively align the HR strategic plan, establish key relationships and drive results.

Jennifer McClure’s mega session at the SHRM 2019 Annual Conference & Exposition, The Future of HR: Four Strategies to Meet Business Challenges and Deliver Maximum Impact on Results, will provide an understanding of the evolution of...


Bad Relationship with Your Boss? How to Fix it


A poor relationship with your manager can be detrimental: both in the work you produce and your quality of life. LaSalle Network COO, Maureen Hoersten, uncovers ways to get to the root of bad relationships at work, and tangible tips to repair them, including:

Signs you have a bad relationship with your manager:  

There are common signs your relationship may be less than healthy like disengagement and short communication. Ask yourself: has something changed? Are you getting less feedback or training as you did before, or is the opposite true and you’re suddenly being micromanaged?...


When Looks Deceive: Detecting & Accommodating Invisible Disabilities A #SHRM19 Blogger Interview with Lara de Leon


“Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you’re needed by someone.” – Martina Navratilova


Being #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, this blog post goes out to all persons challenged with mental health conditions. Together, we can help end stigma and get people the help and love they need and deserve. No one is ever alone.

One of the most gratifying things about working at the Voluntary Action Center (VAC) is that the agency’s work helps provide integration and support for individuals with disabilities. VAC is a social...


The Journey to #SHRM19 MEGA Edition: An Interview with Sarah Noll Wilson


We are a little over a month away from the premier HR event in the world; the 2019 Annual SHRM Conference and Exposition! On June 23, 2019, HR professionals/business leaders from across the globe will journey to Las Vegas with one shared goal in mind, and that is how we can all improve the quality of life for the people we’re serving by creating better workplaces. I’m grateful to present an interview with someone that truly leads the way towards creating those workplaces. And a Mega Session speaker certainly deserves...


A #SHRM19 Interview with Allison West, Esq.


As a now retired employment law litigator and advisor, I had my fair share of performance termination cases that our clients couldn’t take to trial because of one or more bad documents, some worse than others. Those cases had to be settled because of the difficulty to explain to a jury that what was written was not what was intended. (Good luck with that!) I also had cases where there were no performance counseling documents whatsoever to support the termination. In those circumstances, I knew that jurors might possibly return a...


#SHRM19 Interview with San Diego Zoo Global

I have never been to California, but I will be going in 13 months when #SHRM20 hits San Diego! What’s on my to do list? Why, visiting the San Diego Zoo, of course! I’m disappointed that the pandas won’t be there during my visit, but I am excited to visit one of the best zoos in the United States, according to TripAdvisor and the Travel Channel.

When I realized that the San Diego Zoo was a vendor for #SHRM19, I knew that I wanted to get the inside scoop! So please enjoy this 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition...


Workforce Synchronicity #SHRM19



As we head into the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19), attendees are called to many tasks: keynotes, general sessions, the exhibitor hall, networking opportunities and a little bit of well-deserved YOU time. Your SHRM Annual Conference experience can benefit from making the connection between that which is said in sessions and how it relates to that which is showcased in the Exhibitor Hall.

Technology may serve as the backbone of your workforce programs. YOUR ADVOCACY is the difference between financial drain and occupational necessity.

So, as you...


#SHRM19 Speaker Spotlight: Amanda Haddaway, HR Answerbox


The solo HR practitioner is often pulled in so many directions they need a reliable partner to get the job done right. SHRM's resource center is designed to support HR professionals in small businesses by providing tools and guidance for their most challenging problems. Additionally, SHRM will soon be offering an HR Department of One Specialty Credential, please visit the SHRM website for the latest updates on the specialty credential.

With a growing number of #HRDOO's among SHRM members, these sessions for HRDOO's are predicted to...