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Mary Kaylor is the Manager of Public Affairs for SHRM. She is on Twitter at @SHRMKaylor

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Articles by Mary Kaylor

SHRM Connect is an online community where SHRM members can ask questions and get answers on a variety of HR topics. It’s a great place to network with other HR professionals and share solutions. The conversation topics range from “HR Department of One” to Employment Law, are always insightful, and deal with some of the most pressing issues that HR professionals face in the workplace today.
 

November 17, 2017

On November 15, @shrmnextchat chatted with special guest SHRM Research Post-Doctoral Fellow Valerie Streets @ValerieNStreets about The Candidate Experience.

If you missed this informative chat, you can see all the tweets here:

 

November 15, 2017

 

 

The job description was inaccurate, the mobile application was time-consuming, the receptionist was rude, the interviewer was 45 minutes late and HR never communicated that you didn’t get the job—or why. You never hear from the company again. After all this, you’re glad you didn’t get the job, and you relay your entire horrible experience on Glassdoor to warn others. 

November 13, 2017

 

 

Two words that are often inadvertently confused are “diversity” and “inclusion.” 

A great way to remember the difference is this: If diversity is being asked to the party, inclusion is being asked to dance.  

If you’re an employer looking to create a diversity and inclusion (D&I) program, the next logical question might be: “If we’re having a party, who’s handling the invitations?”

November 6, 2017

SHRM Connect is an online community where SHRM members can ask questions and get answers on a variety of HR topics. It’s a great place to network with other HR professionals and share solutions.  
 
The conversation topics range from “HR Department of One” to Employment Law, are always insightful, and deal with some of the most pressing issues that HR professionals face in the workplace today.
 

November 3, 2017

On November 1, @shrmnextchat chatted with special guests SHRM YPAC leaders Jillian Caswell (@JillianACaswell) and Kirsten Benzaquen (@kirstenvjbenz) and other members of the 2017 SHRM YPAC about Young Professionals and Sexual Harassment – The New David and Goli

November 1, 2017

 

 

Young professionals are often stereotyped for being demanding, impatient and entitled, but one thing they cannot be labeled is afraid. In fact, they’re pretty much fearless. And this fearlessness is turning the workplace on its head and driving a lot of long-overdue change. 

Case in point: sexual harassment.

October 30, 2017
 
SHRM Connect is an online community where SHRM members can ask questions and get answers on a variety of HR topics. It’s a great place to network with other HR professionals and share solutions.  
 
The conversation topics range from “HR Department of One” to Employment Law, are always insightful, and deal with some of the most pressing issues that HR professionals face in the workplace today.
 
October 27, 2017

 

Open enrollment is one of the most important times of the year for organizations, and it’s also one of the most dreaded. Complex and ambiguous changes to health care and retirement plans have created a lot of confusion for employees. However, with proper planning, employers can develop communication strategies to help employees make the best choices for their health and finances.

October 23, 2017
 
SHRM Connect is an online community where SHRM members can ask questions and get answers on a variety of HR topics. It’s a great place to network with other HR professionals and share solutions.  
 
The conversation topics range from “HR Department of One” to Employment Law, are always insightful, and deal with some of the most pressing issues that HR professionals face in the workplace today.
 
October 20, 2017
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Technology is supposed to help us work smarter, not harder. While many in the U.S. report working 50 to 60 hours a week, they are shunning the traditional eight-hour workday and other outdated practices that destroy work/life balance and are no longer effective in the new world of work.

October 17, 2017

 

 

“The ultimate test of a leader is how well he/she can build leadership in others.” ~ Dave Ulrich

 

Coaching in the workplace – it’s not just for executives anymore.

October 16, 2017
 
SHRM Connect is an online community where SHRM members can ask questions and get answers on a variety of HR topics. It’s a great place to network with other HR professionals and share solutions.  
 
The conversation topics range from “HR Department of One” to Employment Law, are always insightful, and deal with some of the most pressing issues that HR professionals face in the workplace today.
 
October 13, 2017
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On October 11, @shrmnextchat chatted with six amazing women in HR: 2017 HR Technology Conference presenter Cecile Alper-Leroux @cecilehcm; and HR leaders from the HR Tech Insiders Blogger Team – Dawn Burke @DawnHBurke, Heather Bussing @HeatherBussing

October 11, 2017

 

The word hacker, for most, conjures up images of a dark figure in a hoodie hunched over a keyboard. 

However, as Joe Gerstandt and Jason Lauritsen shared in their 20th Annual HR Technology & Exposition Conference session The HR Hacklab: What New HR Tech Solutions Are Needed Now?, hacking in the workplace has an entirely different meaning.

October 11, 2017

 

 

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.

October 8, 2017