Mary.Kaylor

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

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Articles by Mary Kaylor, SHRM-CP

 

With the HR Technology Conference (#HRTechConf) just around the corner, we're inviting our Next Official Bloggers to offer their perspective on how technology is impacting the profession today -- and their predictions for the future.

The following is a Q & A with David Kovacovich

October 1, 2014

 

With the HR Technology Conference (#HRTechConf) just around the corner, we're inviting our Next Official Bloggers to offer their perspective on how technology is impacting the profession today -- and their predictions for the future.  

The following is a Q & A with Kyle Lagunas of the Brandon Hall Group: 

September 30, 2014

 

“I’m on the board of directors of a temp staffing company with one billion dollars in revenues. I can see it happening across every sector of the economy. Everyone is getting fired. Everyone is toilet paper now.” – James Altucher

Are we witnessing the looming extinction of middle-class jobs?

September 29, 2014

On September 24, SHRM @weknownext chatted with Margaret Spence (@MargaretSpence) about "Domestic Violence and the Workplace."  

September 24, 2014
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On February 15, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punched his fiancée Janay Palmer in the face so hard that it knocked her out cold. It was recorded on a hotel surveillance video, and by now we’ve all seen it.

The NFL’s handling of the incident has prompted a torrent of questions and debate about how domestic violence should be handled by employers, regardless of size or prominence. 

September 23, 2014

On September 17, SHRM @weknownext chatted with employment attorney Christine Walters @christinevbw about "Smoke of a Different Kind" in the workplace.

In case you missed it, here are all the great tweets from the chat:

 

September 17, 2014

 

Back in March, we chatted with employment attorney Christine Walters about Marijuana in the Workplace. This week we’ll be chatting about smoke of a different kind.

September 16, 2014

SHRM is shining a spotlight on some amazing young HR professionals.  Meet SHRM Young Professional Mitchell Aasted.

Q. What do you see as being the biggest challenge for HR in the next 10 years?

August 29, 2014

 

On August 27, @weknownext chatted with Danyette Foulks-Young (@Foulksd), about "What Will Recruiting Look Like in 2024?"

In case you missed it, here are all the great tweets from the chat:

 

August 27, 2014

 

SHRM is shining a spotlight on some amazing young HR professionals!  Meet SHRM Young Professional Mario Martinucci.

 

Q. What inspires you as an HR professional?

A. What inspires me as an  HR professional is the opportunity to work with a lot of different and talented people at all levels of the organization. At the end of the day, if I know I made a difference for someone I can go home happy. 
 

Q. What book are you reading right now?

August 26, 2014

Much like the life of movie character Ryan Bingham, a corporate downsizer played by George Clooney, the future of talent acquisition is up in the air.

August 25, 2014

Job seekers are up against multiple hurdles these days as they look for meaningful work. While poorly written job descriptions and malfunctioning career sites hinder the job search, they now must face an even higher hurdle -- the algorithm.

Most job search websites have increased the use of software that uses complex algorithms to screen and sort resumes by searching for keywords that match specific skill sets and experience. Other programs, like LinkedIn’s “Recruiter,” can help talent managers find passive candidates by searching for a specific location, title or skill.

August 18, 2014

Diversity and Inclusion. We’ve seen it grow and thrive in our organizations to the point that it’s no longer an effort but an involuntary response. Promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace contributes to healthier cultures and increased achievement for organizations. It has evolved from understanding and embracing differences (intentions) to leveraging those differences to promote innovation (outcomes). A diverse workforce drives the success of our organizations.

August 3, 2014

Striking the right balance between accountability and engagement in the workplace can be a challenging task for leaders. One is directly manageable and the other is not. Accountability is something leaders can control, while engagement is something they can hopefully influence.

July 21, 2014

Is it time to shake up and break up the HR profession?  The global changes that are affecting organizations have major talent implications for strategy and operations. Today’s turbulent economic environment requires HR professionals who understand business issues and who have the ability to create high-impact solutions.

July 14, 2014

Financial literacy is the ability to understand money and make informed decisions about how to use it, and more employers are beginning to recognize the benefits of offering financial literacy education programs to employees.

July 1, 2014