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Mary Kaylor is Lead, Public Affairs at SHRM. She is on Twitter at @SHRMKaylor.

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Articles by Mary Kaylor, SHRM-CP

On May 9, @shrmnextchat chatted with Sarah Brennan @ImSoSarah about UI, UX and Design Thinking for HR

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May 9, 2018




Rapid advancements in workplace technology have positively impacted how, when and where work gets done. However, if not properly designed and implemented, this same technology can create additional burdens that impact hiring, hinder efficiency and make employees less productive.

May 7, 2018

I was so excited when Jackie Oliver agreed to do a Q & A with me for the SHRM18 Blog. I met Jackie when I first landed at SHRM in 2005 and we worked together for two years before I transferred to Public Affairs. Jackie is an unsung hero at SHRM. She is one of the hardest working, kindest, smartest, most dependable and most caring individuals at SHRM. She is a role model and one of the reasons SHRM continues to be a great place to work. If you see things working well on the outside, it’s because Jackie is making it all happen behind the scenes on the inside. Period.

May 2, 2018

On May 2, @shrmnextchat chatted with the #HRTribe - a collective and passionate group of HR professionals - about Navigating Social Culture

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May 2, 2018

On April 25, @shrmnextchat chatted with SHRM Editor Stephen Miller, CEBS about Helping Employees Plan for Retirement.

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April 25, 2018



It can be difficult for a 25-year-old to envision life after age 65, let alone to start saving for it—and many of your employees aren’t even sure how or where to start saving. That’s why it’s important for employers to take an active role in educating employees about the benefits of retirement savings plans.

April 24, 2018


On April 18 @shrmnextchat chatted with Dr. Karlyn Borysenko @DrKarlynB about Everything You Need to Know About Managing People.

In case you missed this excellent chat filled with tips and advice for managers, you can read all the tweets here:


April 18, 2018


On #Nextchat Podcast #3, special guest, HR professional Jazmine Wilkes, talks about "Advice for New HR Professionals." 

April 17, 2018



You’ve heard it said again and again, and perhaps you’ve experienced it yourself: People don’t leave organizations—they leave bosses. 

Bad bosses come in many varieties: abusive and toxic, lazy and incompetent. There are few things more miserable in the workplace, and an organization full of bad bosses will kill the culture.

April 16, 2018

Nick Schacht is a highly experienced executive with more than three decades of experience in professional services, education, and corporate learning and development.  He has a history of driving product innovation, growth and profitability and he has led organizations operating worldwide.  

April 16, 2018

On April 11 @shrmnextchat chatted with special guests, HR professional Jazmine Wilkes (@HRJazzy) and SHRM President and Chief Executive Officer Johnny C.

April 11, 2018


Our #Nextchat special guest this week is author, executive coach, and SHRM18 speaker- Stacey Hanke.  Today's topic is “Communicating with Influence.”  Stacey discusses the importance of seeing yourself through the eyes and ears of your listeners, and how we can build credibility and trust through both their verbal and nonverbal communication skills.  For more on this and each week's #Nextchat visit


April 4, 2018


On March 28, @shrmnextchat chatted with Christine Porath (@porathc), an associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and author of Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace, about Forget Flu Season. It’s the ‘Incivility Bug’ That’s Wiping Out Your Workforce!

March 28, 2018


On March 21, @shrmnextchat chatted with Kathy Rapp (@KatRappCEO of hrQ about Why Resumes Need to Retire.  

If you missed this excellent exchange of ideas, you can read all the tweets here: 


March 21, 2018



Resumes. Should they stay or should they go?

Some will argue that resumes are no longer relevant in the new world of work, and that a list of past jobs and responsibilities and a college degree can’t translate the information about skills and competencies that employers need to make the best decisions about a candidate.

March 19, 2018


On March 14, @shrmnextchat chatted with the #SHRM18 Blogger Team about Expanding Your World and how to get the most out of your #SHRM18 conference experience. 

If you missed this amazing chat filled with excellent tips and advice, you can read all the tweets here


March 14, 2018