Mary Kaylor is a SHRM certified, Manager of Public Affairs for SHRM. She is on Twitter at @SHRMKaylor.
Open enrollment is one of the most important times of the year for organizations; however, complex and ongoing changes to health care and retirement plans can create confusion that leads to poor choices. With proper planning, employers can develop communication strategies to help employees make the best selections for their wellness and future financial security.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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:
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.
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:
On August 28, @shrmnextchat chatted with executive coach and keynote speaker Sarah Noll Wilson @sarahnollwilson about A Coaching Framework to Close the Gap Between Intention and Impact.
Most people wake up intending to do good work and to make a positive difference—not to be a barrier to success. Yet sometimes there is a gap between our intention and our impact.
Self-awareness and communication are essential for converting intention to impact, but there is more managers can learn and do to effectively coach employees and help them do great work.
On August 21, @shrmnextchat chatted with Ben Watts, CEO of wattsnext Australia, and Sue-Ellen “Sel” Watts, founder of wattsnext Australia and founder and CEO of wattsnextPX about Hacking HR - Little Things that Make All the Difference.
On August 14, @shrmnextchat chatted with Rob Shepard (@rob_shepard), industrial/organizational psychologist at SHL, and Christy Smith (@ChristyGMSmith), a talent strategy consultant at SHL about Boosting Candidate Attraction.
If you missed this excellent chat you can read all the tweets here or below:
Changing the way that you interact with candidates in your selection process is crucial to your organization’s future success. — Rob Shepard, Industrial/Organizational Psychologist
On August 7, @shrmnextchat chatted with Christopher Mullen, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, director of strategic advisory, Kronos Inc. (@chrismmullen) about Work Inspired: How to Build an Organization Where Everyone Loves to Work.
Imagine a company where everyone loves to work. Where employees feel truly cared for, respected and energized. Think of the impact this would have on recruitment, retention, customer satisfaction, innovation and overall company performance.