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September 2019

 

 

When you consider adults spend 90,000 hours of their lifetime at work, and how work impacts or shapes the personal lives of 3 billion people in the world (good, bad or something in between), you begin to realize just how connected our experiences at work—workplace culture—are to our sense of well-being.

September 30, 2019

 

More women are pursuing careers in technology and other high-growth STEM fields, but they continue to face challenges as they look to move up. The organizational practices and attitudes that exist in these industries tend to reinforce many of the roadblocks that prevent women from advancing. 

September 30, 2019

 


 

Even though it is difficult to admit, we have unconscious biases that influence our interactions and decisions in the workplace. If we do not check those biases, organizational leaders and HR professionals might create unintended outcomes. 

September 27, 2019

At some point in our lives, we’ve all been in a situation where we felt we didn’t belong. Perhaps it was that birthday party of a friend of a friend where you just couldn’t find anything in common. Maybe you were underdressed (or overdressed) for a professional conference. When faced with these types of situations and the uncomfortable feelings they bring up, we typically try to leave.

September 27, 2019

September 26 is #HumanResourceProfessionalDay. 

Every day, HR professionals positively impact the lives of employees in workplaces around the world and contribute to the business strategy that allows their organizations to compete, grow and thrive. 

We asked our bloggers to share their HR stories.


Why did you choose a career in HR?

September 26, 2019

 

September 26 is #HumanResourceProfessionalDay. 

Every day, HR professionals positively impact the lives of employees in workplaces around the world and contribute to the business strategy that allows their organizations to compete, grow and thrive. 

We asked our bloggers to share their HR stories.


 

September 26, 2019

 

The art of establishing Employee Engagement has been a Slow Train Coming.....

We've adopted buzzwords and put others to bed. We've seen technology impact frequency and pats on the back are now covered with a strategic glove. Things don't change with rapid pace but the more we investigate the more we tend to find one common denominator to organizational excellence:

COMMON SENSE

September 26, 2019

September 26 is #HumanResourceProfessionalDay. 

Every day, HR professionals positively impact the lives of employees in workplaces around the world and contribute to the business strategy that allows their organizations to compete, grow and thrive. 

We asked our bloggers to share their HR stories.


Let’s Succeed Together

September 26, 2019

September 26 is #HumanResourceProfessionalDay. 

Every day, HR professionals positively impact the lives of employees in workplaces around the world and contribute to the business strategy that allows their organizations to compete, grow and thrive. 

We asked our bloggers to share their HR stories.


 

Why did you choose a career in HR and what has been the most rewarding?

September 26, 2019

September 26 is #HumanResourceProfessionalDay. 

Every day, HR professionals positively impact the lives of employees in workplaces around the world and contribute to the business strategy that allows their organizations to compete, grow and thrive. 

We asked our bloggers to share their HR stories.

September 26, 2019

 

September 26 is #HumanResourceProfessionalDay. 

Every day, HR professionals positively impact the lives of employees in workplaces around the world and contribute to the business strategy that allows their organizations to compete, grow and thrive. 

We asked our bloggers to share their HR stories.


Why did you choose a career in HR?

September 26, 2019

September 26 is #HumanResourceProfessionalDay. 

Every day, HR professionals positively impact the lives of employees in workplaces around the world and contribute to the business strategy that allows their organizations to compete, grow and thrive. 

We asked our bloggers to share their HR stories.


Why did you choose a career in HR?

September 26, 2019

September 26 is #HumanResourceProfessionalDay. 

Every day, HR professionals positively impact the lives of employees in workplaces around the world and contribute to the business strategy that allows their organizations to compete, grow and thrive. 

We asked our bloggers to share their HR stories. 


September 26, 2019

 

September 26 is #HumanResourceProfessionalDay. 

Every day, HR professionals positively impact the lives of employees in workplaces around the world and contribute to the business strategy that allows their organizations to compete, grow and thrive. 

We asked our bloggers to share their HR stories.


Why did you choose a career in HR?

September 26, 2019

September 26 is #HumanResourceProfessionalDay. 

Every day, HR professionals positively impact the lives of employees in workplaces around the world and contribute to the business strategy that allows their organizations to compete, grow and thrive. 

We asked our bloggers to share their HR stories.


 

September 26, 2019

September 26 is #HumanResourceProfessionalDay. 

Every day, HR professionals positively impact the lives of employees in workplaces around the world and contribute to the business strategy that allows their organizations to compete, grow and thrive. 

We asked our bloggers to share their HR stories.


 

HR Chose Me 

September 26, 2019

September 26 is #HumanResourceProfessionalDay. 

Every day, HR professionals positively impact the lives of employees in workplaces around the world and contribute to the business strategy that allows their organizations to compete, grow and thrive. 

We asked our bloggers to share their HR stories.


My HR Career - Why I Started, Why I Stayed
 

September 26, 2019

On September 25, @shrmnextchat chatted with HR professionals and others from around the world about Taming a Toxic Workplace Culture.

If you missed this important chat filled with tips and advice about how to identify and remove the toxic elements from your culture to build healthier, happier and more-productive organizations, you can read all the tweets here or below: 

 

 

September 25, 2019

 

 

 

One in four Americans say they dread going to work each morning, and almost half of American workers have thought about leaving their current jobs. Those statistics point to a grim reality for today’s employers: We have a culture crisis at work. And it’s costly.

September 25, 2019
September 24, 2019

 

 

We live in an era in which civility is on the decline. Examples of bad behavior can be found just about everywhere—in our government, in our schools, at sporting events and during the rush-hour commute. It’s pervasive on social media.

September 23, 2019

 

 

Growing up, we always had the radio playing in the background—an old wireless in the kitchen that was stuck on one station. My favorites were the dramas that would play just before bedtime. I loved listening to the stories that would go on for weeks until the series would come to an end.

September 23, 2019

 

 

 

I can often draw upon my years of experience as an employment lawyer to predict from reading the first paragraph of a federal court opinion how the court is going to decide the discrimination claim before it.

Let’s see what you think. 

September 20, 2019

 

On September 18, @shrmnextchat chatted with attorney Heather Bussing @heatherbussing about Allies in the Workplace.

If you missed this informative and important chat, you can read all the tweets here or below:

 

 

September 18, 2019

 

 

 

Some of the most well-intentioned workplace conversations don’t always turn out as planned. Statements made in an effort to be supportive or complimentary can end up being insulting and hurtful.  

September 16, 2019

 

Steve Gilliland wants leaders to ask themselves one simple question: "Are people following you because they want to, or because they have to?"

 

Find more HR Storytellers on SHRM.org

 

September 16, 2019

 

 

 

I like to think about myself as being a good ally. But I still have a lot to learn. I have relied on my own reality and experiences and made assumptions that other people's experience is similar. It's not. Not even a little.

September 13, 2019

 

 

 

“Diversity is the range of human differences, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religious or ethical values system, national origin and political beliefs.”

September 12, 2019

On September 11, @shrmnextchat chatted with HR professionals from around the world about What HR Students Need to Know.

If you missed this great conversation and all their excellent advice, you can read all the tweets here or below:

 

September 11, 2019

 

 

Video interviewing software has become an increasingly popular way for businesses to screen candidates. Now, companies from startup to Fortune 500 are using video interviews in their hiring process in order to streamline and expedite the hiring process,

September 11, 2019

 

Today’s companies have a people shortage, exacerbated by a skills shortage. This is probably the most critical problem facing employers today, and we know it’s not going to get better.

September 10, 2019

 


 

To lead in an ever-changing world, today’s chief HR officers (CHRO) must act swiftly, pushing through unfamiliar boundaries to find innovative business solutions. At the same time, they must continue to ensure the excellence of transactional HR programs such as pay and benefits.

September 10, 2019

 

 

This week is suicide prevention week.  The problem is much more serious than many realize.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) WISQARS Leading Causes of Death Reports, in 2017:

September 10, 2019

 

 

 

As the HR profession continues to grow in popularity and in mentions on “best careers” lists, more students are choosing to pursue studies in human resources management. A career in HR provides the flexibility to customize a career path while offering positive prospects for pay and growth.

September 9, 2019

 

 

The market for leadership development solutions is enormous. More than $14 billion is spent by corporations on various aspects of leadership development, and there are more than 70,000 books and videos on the topic. 

September 6, 2019

On September 4, @shrmnextchat chatted with the HR Executive Technology Conference Co-Chair and Co-Host of the HR Happy Hour Show and Podcast, Steve Boese @SteveBoese about What Do HR Professionals Really Think About HR Tech?

If you missed this excellent chat, you can read all the tweets here or below:

 

September 4, 2019

 

Delia Ortiz explains what it's like to find talent that automated systems might overlook and what it means to give those people a chance at success.

 

To see more HR Storytellers on SHRM.org, please click here

 

 

September 4, 2019

 

SHRM is out front and leading the conversation on the most critical issues facing today’s workplaces— like healthcare, workforce development, inclusion and civility.

September 3, 2019

 


 

Labor Day is an opportunity for us as a nation to recognize the hard work of Americans who have greatly contributed to our country and our pathway towards continued prosperity. The resolute, unwavering work ethic engrained in our country since its birth continues to be woven within every one of us.

September 2, 2019