Mary Kaylor is the Manager of Public Affairs for SHRM. She is on Twitter at @SHRMKaylor
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In many small and midsize companies, the human resources department consists of one person. The department of one (DOO) handles every HR function for the entire organization including recruiting, onboarding, training, compensation, benefits, employee relations, compliance, technology, analytics and strategy—and is frequently responsible for other business processes at the same time.
On June 18, more than 15,000 people will be at the SHRM 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition, including attendees, exhibitors and members of the press. They will converge on the New Orleans Ernest E. Morial Convention Center for four days of learning, sharing and networking.
Does the workplace have a love/hate relationship with HR?
It’s a profession with the best intentions and the worst stereotypes. It’s often misunderstood. HR is responsible for every aspect of an organization’s most valuable asset—its workforce—and the pressure is always on. In their efforts to be credible, competent and compliant, human resource professionals can sometimes come across as being very inhuman.
If you’ve ever had to manage a difficult employee, you know that these workers can weaken your organization by destroying morale, increasing anxiety and negatively impacting the performance of others.
On April 12, @shrmnextchat chatted with Christine Porath, an associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and author of Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace about How to Create a Culture of Civility in the Workplace.
Rude comments, discourteous behaviors and heightened tensions. As if HR professionals didn’t already have enough on their plates, they must now contend with the growing prevalence of incivility in their organizations.
Smart talent acquisition strategies are the key to organizational stability and growth, and several trends are reshaping how organizations now find talent.
Whether you’re a full-time recruiter or an HR department of one, the survival of your talent acquisition strategy will depend on your ability to implement the trends that have completely changed the hiring landscape.
Ready or not, here they come.
In just a few months, the Class of 2017 will be taking the full-time leap into the workforce.
Starting a new job can be awkward at any age, but even more so for new graduates—and all new young professionals—who are entering the workforce for the first time.
The average person has between 25,000 to 50,000 thoughts per day -- and many of them are negative.
Taking five minutes a day to be still, breathe and organize your thoughts, removing or "re-filing" the bad ones, can be a great stress buster.
In his latest video on meditation, Dr. Woody chats with Pandit Dasa, The Urban Monk, about simple ways to use meditation to combat stress at work so you can be happier and healthier.
On March 22, @shrmnextchat chatted with the #SHRM17 Bloggers for #Nextchat: #SHRM17 Bloggers Are All In - In Real Life.
In case you missed this super-informative chat packed with tips and advice that will help you prepare for #SHRM17 you can read all the tweets here:
Are you ready to go “all in” on your HR education?