Mary Kaylor is the Manager of Public Affairs for SHRM. She is on Twitter at @SHRMKaylor
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Do you feel like some of the time you spend at work is being wasted? You’re not alone! As it turns out, many employees could probably get their jobs done in shorter workdays, but inefficient processes, interruptions, meetings and other daily distractions hamper the ability to focus and to complete the work that needs to get done.
Think about the last candidate you interviewed for an open position in your organization. You were most likely focused on finding someone with the skills and experience needed to meet the qualifications for the job. But did you consider curiosity?
Every year, nearly 700,000 people are released from prison. Unfortunately, these individuals can find themselves locked out of the job market due to outdated employment practices that continue to present barriers to their hiring. With the unemployment rate below 4 percent, however, this is no longer a practical strategy for organizations.
Creating better workplaces starts with a commitment to excellence. And there's no better place to begin or continue this commitment than the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition – #SHRM19.
HR professionals wear many hats these days, not only within the traditional boundaries of their profession but across the organization.
Lately, they’ve been doing a lot of marketing.
Katharine Mobley is an award-winning marketer who is blazing a trail for the next generation of women in technology. With over 20 years’ experience in her field, she has witnessed drastic changes in marketing and advertising and the impact they’ve had on technology companies. She is a highly regarded marketing maven, as well as a self-proclaimed data geek and social media addict.
Technology now allows us to live and work in a borderless world. A diverse workforce is more important than ever to increasing an organization’s capacity for innovation and maintaining a competitive advantage in this global marketplace.
Change is never easy—especially when it involves transitioning a manager to a new leadership position. Whether employees are moving laterally or vertically at their current or a new organization, having a thoughtful transition plan is key to a successful assimilation to the new team.
On February 20, #Nextchat @shrmnextchat chatted with Mofota Sefali @mofota about how the Employee Value Proposition and Employer Brand go Hand in Hand.
If you missed this excellent chat filled with great tips and advice for creating a winning EVP and attractive employer brand you can read all the tweets here or below:
If you’re having problems attracting and keeping the right talent at your organization, one of the first things you’ll want to review is your employee value proposition (EVP).
What’s an employee value proposition?
On February 13, @SHRMNextchat chatted with Sabrina Baker about Stepping Into Your Role as an HR Department of One.
If you missed this excellent chat, on how to be an effective and efficient HR department of one, you can read all of the tweets here or below:
At many small companies and startups, the human resources department consists of one person – a “generalist” who must do it all. These HR professionals – also known as an “HR Department of One” or “HR DOO” – must handle every HR function for the entire organization including recruiting, onboarding, training, compensation, benefits, employee relations, compliance, technology and analytics.
On February 6, @shrmnextchat chatted with Parker Dewey CEO Jeffrey Moss (@Jeffrey_at_PD) about Micro-Internships -- A Powerful Tool for Talent Acquisition.
In case you missed this excellent chat, you can read all the tweets here or below: