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September 2018

 

September 21, 2018
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There are two adages familiar to every organization is: time is money, and change is inevitable.  The interesting thing is that these truisms are connected—change doesn’t happen without an investment of time.  If an organization’s leadership is unwilling to invest the time it takes to properly address the needs, ideas, and priorities of the business to execute change, then the change is likely doomed to fail.   

September 21, 2018

 

On September 19, @shrmnextchat chatted with Carol Quinn @CQAttitude about Motivation-Based Interviewing.  

If you missed this excellent chat filled with information to help transform your talent acquisition strategy, you can read all the tweets here:

 

September 19, 2018

 


 

We're joined by Chris Orozco, Team Member Relations Manager with Win-River Resort & Casino in Redding, CA. We talk about how he first got into HR, being genuine online, what he wants to do when he grows up, and Wendy gets a kick out of Chris' favorite music.

 

September 19, 2018

 

I was reading an article that appeared in an online newspaper called Vox. The article, I spoke to hundreds of American men who still can’t find work, written by Andrew L. Yarrow, took the tack that many men are unemployed because of “society.” As I read the article example after example talked about men who had made bad decisions in their lives and were making little attempt to alter those decisions.

September 18, 2018

 

 

Many of us have read through FMLA paperwork describing things we can do to assist our employees with acute or chronic pain. These instructions may ask us to pad the floor by their desks or give extended breaks to allow employees to rest their impacted area(s) of pain.

September 17, 2018

 

As the world’s largest HR professional association, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), believes there is clearly a nexus between U.S. education policy and the workplace. In principle, SHRM supports better alignment between education and employment—the “two Es” as we call it.

September 17, 2018

 

 

Q: My elderly father is in poor health and has recently come to live with us. We are empty nesters and both still work full time.

September 17, 2018

 

 

 

These last few weeks have hosted spirited conversations around Employee Engagement. The stars aligned, articles appeared and SHRM #Nextchat hosted the HR Bartender - Sharyln Lauby who also offered suggestions.

September 17, 2018

On September 12, @shrmnextchat chatted with Women in HR Tech Chair, Jeanne Achille (@jeanneachille) and presenters Cecile Alper-Leroux (@cecilehcm), Alys Scott (@AlysWhistleHill) and Katharine Mobley (@KatharineMobley) about Women in HR Technology and how HR can work inside and outside their organizations to attrac

September 12, 2018

 

Many employers have no-fault attendance control policies.  Stated generally:

September 11, 2018

 

 

We’ve probably all heard the comment that technology is just a tool, meaning it’s a device used to carry out a particular function. Totally makes sense. We use technology to communicate, make purchases, learn new things, etc. So, technology is a tool.

September 11, 2018

 

 

 

Not too long ago, women who worked in the technology industry or in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers would tell you that they were often the only female in the room.  And it was uncomfortable.

September 11, 2018

This summer SHRM celebrated a record-breaking 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition in Chicago.

September 11, 2018

 


 

I've been a fan of Simon Sinek for years, and as such, I am subscribed to get a daily e-mail with a pearl of wisdom.  I typically share these on various social media channels as I feel that great content and little tidbits that make you think are better shared than hoarded.

September 10, 2018

 

We're here to put a dent in the universe.  Otherwise, why else even be here? ~ Steve Jobs

With the 2018 HR Technology Conference upon us, all my friends are abuzz...... !

What new technology is coming?
What's developing in the AI, Bot and Big Data spaces?
What are the new buzzwords?
Are the old vanguards still relevant?

September 7, 2018

 


 

There has never been a greater need to talk about what’s happening in the world of work. Workplace issues are more than headlines; they have real-life impact on employees and employers every day.

September 5, 2018

 

On September 5, @shrmnextchat chatted with special guest speaker, author, and leadership and management consultant @Sharlyn_Lauby on the Recruiter's Handbook.

If you missed this excellent chat on the building blocks of a strong recruiting program, you can read all the tweets here

 

 

September 5, 2018

 

 

 

This weekend, I witnessed my world through the eyes of an almost four year old girl.  These lessons know no age limits and can work within your HR Teams.  Please read on…

Who knew a park around the corner, a swimming pool, sidewalk chalk, markers and coloring books could create such joy, giggles and stories?

September 5, 2018

 

 

We're joined by Ben Eubanks, Principal Analyst with Lighthouse Resarch & Advisory in Huntsville, AL and host of the "We're Only Human" podcast. In this mega sized episode, Ben shares his passion for our profession, how AI is really changing HR, how he gets everything done with a young family at home, and Jon tells the story of how they first met (trust us, you won't believe it).

 

September 3, 2018

 

 

 

Many will tell you that recruiting is the most important function in an organization because it’s where potential new employees meet an entire organization for the very first time—and through one person. Recruiters and HR are tasked with creating smart strategies that will attract and win the hearts and minds of the people their organizations need to grow and thrive.

September 3, 2018