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June 2019

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Brink’s Money Paycard, a simple payroll solution. Below is a quick Q&A with Jonathan Ginsberg.

June 24, 2019

 

 

By now, most employers are sick of hearing about employee engagement.

June 23, 2019

SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management puts on the world's largest HR conference each year and this year is no different. The 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) in Las Vegas promises to be the gathering place for HR professionals and partners for all things HR. This year, I am looking forward to finding vendors that know what I need them before I know that I need them.

June 22, 2019

 

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Wells Fargo, who will be promoting their Wells Fargo at Work financial wellness services. Below is a quick Q&A with Michael Proctor, who leads the national client division of this program.

June 21, 2019

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with TRC Global Mobility, a 100 percent employee-owned relocation management company. Below is a quick Q&A with Jerry Furnaro, the Vice President of Global Marketing.

June 21, 2019

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Appcast, a developer of programmatic job advertising technology. Below is a quick Q&A with Annie Pullen, Marketing Manager.

June 21, 2019

 

 

Without a doubt, you have heard of LinkedIn. Likely, you have used their platform to apply for a job, or at least network with friends and business connections. But you probably don’t stop to think about the science behind the world’s foremost business networking tool.

June 21, 2019

 


A behind the scenes look at the build of SHRM Studio, the first-ever broadcast hub from SHRM’s Annual Conference and Exposition. 

 

Bringing you the Top HR Experts, Thought Leaders and Business Leaders Live from #SHRM19

June 21, 2019

 


 

I am packing my bags and heading to Las Vegas to join approximately 19,000 people with an interest in HR. Once again I am an official #SHRM19 blogger and tweeter, though there are so many people tweeting that is almost redundant, or is it?

June 20, 2019

 

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with True Colors International, a global consulting and training company. Below is a quick Q&A with the CEO, Robert Cook.

June 20, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Explorance, the world’s largest provider of learning evaluation solutions. Below is a quick Q&A with Cristina Hall, the Vice President of Enterprise Strategy.

June 20, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with EverythingBenefits, a benefits administration company. Below is a quick Q&A with them.

June 20, 2019

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Benefit One USA, an employee recognition company. Below is a quick Q&A with them.

June 20, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with U.S. Drug Test Centers, a nationwide network of drug testing centers. Below is a quick Q&A with Tracy Ellis-Malone, Executive Assistant.

June 20, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition  (#SHRM19) interview is with Giftogram, an employee recognition company that specializes in gift cards. Below is a quick Q&A with them.

June 20, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19)  interview is with Drexel University Online, which offers over 150 online degrees and certificates. Below is a quick Q&A with the faculty.

June 20, 2019

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview with Kudos, a peer-to-peer recognition software. Below is a quick Q&A with Tom Short, Founder & Chief Customer Officer.

June 20, 2019

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Simon, a global property group who also specializes in corporate gift cards. Below is a Q&A Jerald Leuthold, the Director of Giftcard Business Development.

June 20, 2019

 


 

Step outside your bubble

As I started packing my bag for the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition last night (the largest Human Resource conference in the world) I had a moment of panic. My heart started racing. I can’t afford the time, there is too much happening, my task-list is a mile long….

June 20, 2019

 


 

This SHRM19 interview is with Viventium, a SaaS-based HCM solution. Below is a quick Q&A with the company.

June 19, 2019

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Five Wishes, the provider of an advanced care planning benefit program. Below is a quick Q&A with Joanne Eason, the Vice President of Partner Relations.

June 19, 2019

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with TextHelp, a provider of digital literacy tools. Below is a quick Q&A with Aaron Lopez, Director of Workplace Solutions.

June 19, 2019

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Western Governors University, the nation’s first online competency-based university. Below is a quick Q&A with Dr. Bruce Stetar, the Program Director at the College of Business and Ashley Dent, HR Management Program Chair.

June 19, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with ASHHRA, the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration. Below is a quick Q&A with the organization. 

June 19, 2019

 


 

With the plethora of required learnings that companies much manage, finding a partner to handle equitable distribution and ease of accountability can be a challenge. Kantola Training Solutions knows it has a platform to help organizations of various sizes and geographies.

June 19, 2019

 

On June 19, @shrmnextchat chatted with Meredeth Bradford (@MeredethCB), Vice President, Service Solutions from @firstadvantage about Criminal Records Watch- Ongoing Post-Hire Monitoring, and how employers can proactively monitor their workforce to create safety and security for all.

June 19, 2019

 

This month I completed an enriching two decades as an HR professional.

June 19, 2019

 

 

 

 

Most employers do background checks on potential new hires, but what about ongoing criminal-record monitoring?  

June 19, 2019

 

                

 

This 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition interview is with Atlas Injury Prevention Solutions, or Atlas IPS. Below is a quick Q&A with the company.

June 18, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with FurstPerson, a provider of talent assessment solutions. Below is a quick Q&A with the company.

June 18, 2019

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with League, a cloud-based health benefits platform. Below is a quick Q&A with the CEO & Founder, Mike Serbinis.

June 18, 2019

 

Last week, I had the privilege of attending the White House Second Chance Hiring event to celebrate the bipartisan efforts following the passing of the First Step Act in December 2018. Our President and CEO, Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, joined many other champions of criminal justice reform to share their stories of success and their plans for assisting people who were previously incarcerated in transitioning back into the workforce.

June 18, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with the NYU School of Professional Studies, which offers 19 different Master’s degrees. Below is a quick Q&A with the faculty.

June 18, 2019

 

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Edcor, a provider of tuition assistance, student loan assistance, and scholarship administrative services. Below is a quick Q&A with the company.

June 18, 2019

 

It was a lively pre-#SHRM19 #NextChat last week as we addressed the topic of Organizational Culture.

June 18, 2019

 

In the last two decades, there have been thousands of studies released about the benefits of mindfulness. These benefits range from stress relief and mental well-being, to focus, creativity, and productivity. Here are some ways you can put mindfulness into action in your workplace.

June 18, 2019

 

Many companies talk of being employee engagement recognition catalysts. Bonusly is a bit different. My chat with their CEO reveals their focus on how they can be a good fit into an already existing culture. To insure their customers attain their goals, Bonusly has a customer success teams. In addition, I love the add-on of training for leadership to make sure they are utilizing these tools to the fullest. Smart!

June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Pacific Life Insurance Company, a provider of many different insurance and financial services and products. Below is a quick Q&A with the company.

June 17, 2019

 

 

 

This a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with ACCESS Receivables, a nationally licensed collection agency. Below is a quick Q&A with Pam Long, the Vice President of Sales.

June 17, 2019

 

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) Interview is with Brainier, a unique provider of scalable LMS. Below is a quick Q&A with the company’s Senior Vice President of Sales Kent Walker.

June 17, 2019

 

Some suggestions for staying out of trouble as you have fun at the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) in Las Vegas:

Connecting

Want to connect with someone? 

Make sure you talk about meeting up, not hooking up. 

Less you wish to be the subject of a “metoo” claim.

Extracurricular activities

June 17, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Ajilon, a professional staffing agency. Below is a quick Q&A with Jason Provost.

Who is Ajilon!? Tell us everything, just as you would someone approaching your booth and asking you this question at #SHRM19 in Las Vegas.

June 17, 2019

 

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with AccuSource, a provider of background screening services. Below is a quick Q&A with Cynthia Woods, the vice president of sales and marketing.

June 17, 2019

 


 

Ira Wolfe is well versed in the challenges of collecting data and using it ethically. At the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas, he will talk about the challenges HR is facing in collecting data and properly using that data.

June 17, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Global Competence Associates, a worldwide provider of global competence trainings, solutions, and assessments. Below is a quick Q&A with the President Christi Hunter.

June 17, 2019

 

 

This #SHRM19 interview is with SuccessWorks, a company that providers employee engagement and development solutions. Below is a quick Q&A with Beverly and Jackie, the founders of the organization.

 

June 17, 2019

 

When the SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition rolls around, I make it a point to start planning my schedule and connecting to the people I usually get to see just once a year and that, requires some planning.

June 17, 2019

 


 

In this special SHRM19 episode, Wendy is joined by Caron Greaves, managing director of Choice HR Limited. We talk about reward & recognition and you will get a few great ideas from the conversation - but be sure to hit her session for more great ways to engage your employees.

June 17, 2019

 

“The more seriously you take your growth, the more seriously your people will take you.” –John Maxwell

 

June 17, 2019

 

 

 

This 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition interview is with Crown World Mobility, a domestic and international relocation firm.  Below is a quick Q&A with Robert Leotti, the VP of Business Development for North America.

June 17, 2019

We’ve all heard the saying: people don’t quit their jobs; they quit their managers.

But in my experience, the problem is always bigger than one toxic individual. Unsatisfying work is a product of an unsatisfying workplace.

June 17, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with AmVenture, an insurance provider for small businesses. Below is a quick Q&A with the President and CEO, Sam Liotta.

June 16, 2019

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) Interview is with InfoMart, a global identity and background screening provider. Below is a quick Q&A with Founder and Chief Visionary Officer, Tammy Cohen.

June 15, 2019

This 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition interview is with Frasco Profiles, a provider of background, drug testing, and other exams. Below is a quick Q&A with the company.

June 15, 2019

 

This 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with DeVryWORKS, an education provider that helps employees grow in their careers. Below is a quick Q&A with the company.

June 15, 2019

 


 

This 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition interview is with BizLibrary, a provider of online learning for growing organizations. Below is a quick Q&A with the company.

June 14, 2019

 

This 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition interview is with Performance Culture, a performance software management platform. Below is a quick Q&A with Melissa Phillippi, the President and Co-founder.

June 14, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition  (#SHRM19) interview is with Healthcare Horizons, a healthcare auditing firm. Below is a quick Q&A with the company.

June 14, 2019

 

On June 14, 2019, Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. spoke about second-chance hiring at the White House alongside President Trump, Kim Kardashian West and others. (Source: WH.gov)

 

 

June 14, 2019

 

 


 

This 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition interview is with ICAgile, a certification and accreditation body specializing in agility. Below is a quick Q&A with Kevin Doherty.

June 14, 2019

 


 

This SHRM19 interview is with Shepherd Search Group, a consortium of many niche search firms. Below is a quick Q&A with David Gantshar, the President and CEO.

June 14, 2019

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Info Cubic, a background check provider. Below is a quick Q&A with the Executive Vice President Dan Mayer.

June 14, 2019

 

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with MediKeeper, a provider of health management tools. Below is a quick Q&A with the CEO David Ashworth.

June 14, 2019

 

 

 

What are your employees doing in their spare time?

June 13, 2019

 

Employee burnout is fast becoming prevalent in many workplaces and is also a recurring theme in my day-to-day conversations with people. Unfortunately, many workplaces dismiss the subject and make it more of the employee’s issue than a workplace issue. 

June 13, 2019

 

In this special 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition episode Wendy is joined by SHRM19 speaker S. Renee Smith, speaker, author & coach. She will be talking about personal brand and we have a great conversation around some of what she will be sharing in her presentation and pre-conference workshop.

June 13, 2019

 

This is 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Marketplace Chaplains, a provider of employee care services. Below is a quick Q&A with Jason Brown, the Chief Marketing Officer.

June 13, 2019

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) Interview is with AmeriForce Media, a verteran owned media company. Below is a quick Q&A with Julie Miller, the Vice President of Sales.

June 13, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Paycor, a provider of many HR products and services. Below is a quick Q&A with Kate Ryan.

June 12, 2019

 

On June 12, @shrmnextchat chatted with the fabulous #SHRM19 bloggers about Let's Talk #MyWorkCulture -- creating healthy, thriving workplace cultures and how HR can contribute to building the foundations.

June 12, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with the University of Illinois School of Labor & Employment, which offers graduate programs in HR and employment relations. Below is a quick Q&A with the assistant dean Becky Barker.

June 12, 2019

 

Providing a positive candidate experience is essential to attracting great talent in today’s tight labor market. Yet, a positive interview experience alone may not translate into a hire. Companies must go above and beyond to not only secure a ‘yes’ from a candidate but also ensure that ‘yes’ is lasting.

June 12, 2019

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with eThink Education, a high-quality eLearning provider. Below is a quick Q&A with Brian Carlson, Co-Founder and CEO.

June 12, 2019

 

 

Ask 100 CEOs the same question, and you’ll likely get 100 different responses. Unless, of course, you’re talking about the greatest challenge facing their business. Then, the answer is near universal: attracting and retaining top talent.

To be competitive, employers are increasingly offering a wider range of employee benefits. However, this can generate more questions than answers:

June 12, 2019

 

 

 

One of out every five working Americans has left a job because of a toxic work culture. And 64 percent say managers have the greatest cultural impact. 

It’s time we have a serious conversation about culture in the workplace and the real impact People Managers have on morale, productivity and the business bottom line. 

June 11, 2019

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Astron Solutions, a human resources consulting firm. Below is a quick Q&A with Jennifer Loftus, the national director.

June 11, 2019

 

Five years ago there was only a handful of Global HR vendors at the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition. In recent years we have seen a significant increase and #SHRM19, welcomes a great selection of global expansion and mobility firms, global payroll and benefit providers plus law firms offering legal advice on overseas jurisdictions. 

June 11, 2019

 

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) Interview is with Mauve Group, a leading provider of global HR and employment services based in England. Below is a quick Q&A with the company.

June 10, 2019

 

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Halo Recognition, a company that helps organizations deliver recognition and incentives to their employees. Below is a quick Q&A with Cord Himelstein, the vice president of marketing and communications.

June 10, 2019

 

This is a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) Interview is with Interactive Services, a developer of Compliance eLearning and custom eLearning solutions. Below is a quick Q&A with the Director of Compliance Learning, Jim Bachert.

June 10, 2019

 

Consider Terryberry - visit booth #924 at #SHRM19.

#SHRM19 Bloggers Paula Harvey and Mary Williams interviewed Jake Endresen, Houston area sales manager, about his thoughts on his employer, Terryberry.

June 10, 2019

 

The #SHRM19 App was recently released, and Gemma Toth and I teamed up to review this fantastic tool that will sure make your conference experience a breeze in good ole’ HOT Vegas! Continue reading to find out more about this great tool...

@GemmaTothSCP’s Review:

June 10, 2019

 

This 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with Blue Marble, a global payroll company that utilizes cloud based solutions. Below is a quick Q&A with Julie Gaertner.

 

June 10, 2019

 

 

We live in the age of continuous connection. Social digital change is the only constant. Social Media is a powerful tool, we can create any narrative, it has made the world smaller, through it our access and reach is far wider.

So, I asked a guru and this is what they said:

June 10, 2019

 

Q. I’ve received a serious medical diagnosis that’s going to require surgery and a lengthy two month recovery. Luckily, the company where I’ve worked for two years offers good insurance; but because we’re small (fewer than 50 employees) they’re not required through the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to offer medical leave and hold my job while I’m gone.

June 8, 2019

 

This 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19) interview is with eLearning Brothers, a company specializing in custom-designed eLearning. This quick Q&A was with Todd Cummings, director of custom development.

June 7, 2019

 

This #SHRM19 Interview is with ATMatWork, a provider of onsite, convenient ATMs on-site at work. Below is a Q&A with Alicia Blanda.

 

June 7, 2019

 


 

As the proverbial war for talent rages on, companies are always looking at ways to differentiate themselves and offer benefits that meet a wide range of professional and personal needs. Companies have added benefits to help support new families and working parents, to help new graduates repay student loans - and not to be forgotten, programs that are focused on our cutest family members - our pets!

June 7, 2019

I’m excited and ready for the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition (#SHRM19)! Are you?

June 7, 2019

 

This a 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition Interview #SHRM19 Interview is with The House of Purpose, a people development firm that specializes in the use of emotional technology and research to better productivity. Below is a quick Q&A with the CEO and Founder, Javier Santos.

June 6, 2019

 

Who is PsyBar?! Tell us everything, just as you would someone approaching your booth and asking you this question at the 2019 SHRM Anunual Conference and Exposition at (#SHRM19) in Las Vegas.

June 6, 2019

 

I wanted to share a follow up to the idea of finding meaning in your work. Specifically, I wanted to comment on some of the feedback I received about the gap between formal performance evaluations and ratings – and the intrinsic satisfaction that comes with finding meaning in your work.

June 6, 2019

 

If you didn’t catch it this week, a job board executive came out with how often you should be promoted early in your career. Basically, he said it should be every three years. Do you agree?

June 5, 2019

On June 5, @shrmnextchat chatted with Tracie Sponenberg (@TracieSpon), senior vice president of human resources at the Granite Group and Michelle Strasbuger (@Michelle_Straz), talent engagement director at Emerson Ecologics about How to Transform Your HR Department Through Technology (Even If Your HR Department Is Just You).

June 5, 2019

Find all the event information you need, plus live updates, on the SHRM Events app. This is your resource for up-to-date information on everything from sessions to presentations to recertification information, and more.

To download:

Step 1: Search the Apps Store or Google Play for "SHRM Events

June 4, 2019

Are you struggling with new hire turnover in your organization? Recent studies have revealed that turnover costs the U.S. economy 536 billion dollars per year: that’s 15,000 dollars per employee on average.

June 3, 2019

 

Do you have an intentional leadership development strategy?

As Henry Ford once said, “The only thing worse than training your employees and having them leave is not training them and having them stay.”

June 3, 2019