Mary Kaylor is Lead, Public Affairs at SHRM. She is on Twitter at @SHRMKaylor.
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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.
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?”
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.
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
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.
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many in the U.S. report working 50 to 60 hours a week, they are shunning the traditional eight-hour workday and other outdated practices that destroy work/life balance and are no longer effective in the new world of work.
“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.
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.
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.
The 2017 Human Resource Executive 20th Annual HR Technology Conference takes place October 10-13 in Las Vegas. As a 2017 HR Technology Conference Insiders Blogger, I interviewed several human resources and technology experts to get their perspective on how technology and trends are impacting the HR profession.